Teaching Topics for Non-Tenure Track Faculty
Tenure Expectations for Teaching: What Assistant Professors Need to Know
Classroom Technology Issues
"Surprising Uses of PowerPoint to Increase Student Engagement," a videotaped presentation by Klaus Woelk, chemistry associate professor.
"Making Homework More Effective,” part 2 Go here to see a video of the presentation as Bonnie Bachman, professor of economics; Dan Reardon, assistant professor of English and technical communication, and Don Wunsch, professor, electrical and computer engineering, share homework ideas that can be used across disciplines to develop collaborative learning and higher order thinking skills.
View the video of "Making Homework More Effective" featuring Greg Story, associate professor of physics, and Jeff Thomas, associate teaching professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering. Their discussions covered online vs. traditional homework, cheating, discrepancies between homework and test grades, incentivizing homework and other issues.
The faculty learning workshop, "Mission Possible: Motivating Students to Learn!" featured 10 highly motivating instructors, as rated by end-of-course evaluations, moderated round-table discussions: Olivia Burgess, Petra DeWitt, Jim Drallmeier, Ralph Flori, Merilee Krueger, Irina Ivliyeva, Melanie Mormile, Yinfa Ma, John McManus and Jana Neiss.
Resources: Here are a complilation of tips and strategies for motivating students that resulted from the table discussions.
Using Testing Center and Disability Services
Curators' Teaching Summit: "Tackling Emerging Student Issues in the Classroom"
Watch a video recording of the Summit featuring Connie Arthur, of the Disability Support office; Cheryl Downey-Eber, of the Testing Center, and Ross Gubrud, of the Counseling, Disability Support and Student Wellness office. They discussed student disabilities and medications, as well as usage of the Testing Center.