“The longer students sit passively in a class, the more attention drifts from the presentation and the longer the drifts last. If you go more than 15 minutes without an activity, you may have lost more than half of your students” (Felder & Brent, p. 128, 2016).
We need to work more with students on seeing exams as something more than just grade generating experiences. Here’s a postexam review assignment that contributed to improved exam scores and promoted metacognitive development.
— Read on www.facultyfocus.com/articles/teaching-professor-blog/an-innovative-postexam-review-activity/
One of our goals as instructors is to place the responsibility for learning experiences on students. We thought a more engaging syllabus format might be more intellectually invigorating and better at connecting students with the course.
— Read on www.facultyfocus.com/resources/preparing-to-teach/syllabus/syllabus-format-may-enhance-understanding-course-requirements/
This Division I university is considering cutting football—because it’s too dangerous
Margaret ImberAssociate Dean of the Faculty
Associate Professor of
Classical & Medieval Studies
Lewiston, ME 04240
“She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless she persisted.”