The exercise was a wake-up call to students: This class will be different. It will require you to think in different ways and move beyond memorization.
The way you design your writing assignments can help detect and correct writing issues before they evolve into serious academic conduct issues.
Zachary Nowak, a new instructor, gives his recommendations.
Strategies for introducing political and social topics in our classrooms in ways that encourage all students to engage civilly and reflect critically.
Professors can use role play in their courses to engage student interns in the delivery of a service among their peers within the college classroom.
A professor with no formal training gives advice for others who must teach writing classes (opinion)
An uncredentialed writing instructor, Gizem Karaali, shares some effective tools learned through trial and error.
By specifying context, professors can make their intentions clear and therefore help their students understand what’s needed in an assignment.
Video is a great way to welcome students to your course, set the tone for the week ahead, and summarize major points at the end of the week.
Think ahead about what topics you are teaching and whether hot moments might be triggered. Chances are you know when these moments might happen.