NATURAL SCIENCES DEPT.
I usually start my class sessions asking students to pick up a paper with a question from a simple box or basket. Students do not know if the q
In the past Cynthia Jones was engaged in collaborating and crafting professional development workshops at the American Social History Project-Center for Media and L
In this podcast, Professor Cynthia Jones discusses an activity that helps students engage with new material. In her example, Professor Jones talks about a series of exercises related to writing about a spider and
In December 2015 the Office of Educational Technology with the EdTech Leadership Council emailed all faculty a link to a survey about their experiences teaching with
CTL held a successful first Adjunct Faculty Open House on Wednesday, September 16, 2015. More than 50 adjunct faculty attended this event. We really enjoyed meeting all of you!
This event offered opportunities
The Center for Teaching and Learning hosts numerous events throughout the semester for faculty and staff. One of our most popular events last semester was Assistant Professor Ernest Ialongo’s book presentation o
Everyone processes differently. There are two ways of taking new and/or difficult information in–analytically or globally. Learners either require a
As educators we all have the generous task of shaping diverse approaches to new and longstanding challenges in education. One of these challenges is
Welcome to the inaugural Center for Teaching and Learning Newsletter. Over the last 12 years, the center has provided hundreds of hours of professional development activities, facilitated conversations, convened
Jacqueline DiSanto is an assistant professor and coordinator for the Teacher Education Unit in the Education department. In this video, Professor DiSanto discusses the benefits of using unconventional teaching
by Kate Lyons and Karin Lundberg Twine (http://twinery.org/) describes itself as “an open-source tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories.” It is similar to the print-based, … Continue reading →
by Zvi Ostrin and Vyacheslav Dushenkov Mobile devices offer many pedagogical opportunities—especially easy access to textual information and visual resources, three-dimensional representation of anatomical structures, … Continue reading →