Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Office hours are an important part of any course, and provide students the opportunity to ask questions and get to know their instructor. As teaching and learning have transitioned online,… Read More »Easy ways to make time for students
Estimated reading time: 8 minutes Note: This post is part of our recently initiated Digital Detox series, which is designed to be in conversation with the Digital Detox resources at Middlebury College and Thompson Rivers… Read More »Digital Detox 3: Harm reduction and abstinence with Canvas analytics
Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Discussion board activities offer an opportunity for students to share their knowledge, debate, and otherwise interact with each other. Have your students been complaining about discussion board assignments, calling them… Read More »Tired of “post once, respond twice”? Rethinking discussion board activities
Estimated engagement time: 5-10 minutes During a busy semester, it can be difficult to find the time to reflect on successes, challenges, and lessons learned from a given teaching experience. There have been so many… Read More »Self-guided teaching reflection: Fall 2020
Grades can cause anxiety for students and stress for instructors. All too often, it can feel like concerns about grades actually get in the way of authentic learning. I interviewed Central New Mexico Community College… Read More »Ungrading can work in STEM: A conversation with Clarissa Sorensen-Unruh
Estimated reading time: 3 minutes 15 seconds In the recent survey of UM Dearborn student experiences with remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of students mentioned that they feel like they are “teaching… Read More »Why do students feel like they are “teaching themselves” and how can instructors respond?
This week during the Hub coffee hour we discussed how to collect and respond effectively to student feedback in online courses. Watch the recording of our conversation Why collect student feedback? There are several great… Read More »Checking in: How to collect and respond to student feedback online
Instructional Designer, Sarah Silverman joined the Hub in September 2020 as an Instructional Designer. Her areas of interest in instructional design include STEM teaching and learning, Universal Design for Learning and accessibility, and Culturally Responsive… Read More »Sarah Silverman