Posts tagged with “Teaching Methods” (All posts)

Teaching toolbox: Habits and skills of civil discourse

10 January 2018

Yesterday we kicked off the term with an LTC teaching toolbox lunch discussing approaches to promoting the habits and skills of civil discourse. As a basis for our discussion, we…

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Teaching circle reflections on student participation

13 November 2017

Kristin Bloomer (Religion), Anita Chikkatur (Educational Studies), and Anna Rafferty (Computer Science) participated in a teaching circle last spring. Here Kristin, Anita, and Anna provide a glimpse into their experience…

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Information literacy across the curriculum

7 November 2017

Last week’s LTC lunch was a thoughtful presentation of various examples of teaching and assessing information literacy in different places across the curriculum. If you have ever wondered exactly what…

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Electronic devices in the classroom

19 October 2017

Defining the parameters around the use of electronic devices in the classroom is an important part of setting course expectations. Questions about setting boundaries on appropriate use of technology, and…

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The Benefits of the Writing Center

13 September 2017

This past summer Carol Trosset completed a study tracking the class that entered Carleton in Fall 2015 and their use of the Writing Center, their performance in writing-rich courses, and their…

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Small course modifications that can help all students succeed

27 August 2017

With the start of the new academic year nearly upon us, here are some relatively low stakes ways to help all students succeed in your courses. What approaches will you…

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Teaching toolbox: Group work

24 February 2017

Tuesday’s LTC lunch provided a chance to discuss approaches for managing group work in courses.  We explored the perennial question of how to form groups.  The Tomorrow’s Professor post Ways…

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The quantitative classroom reading group

17 February 2017

Quantitative skills (QS), quantitative literacy (QL), and quantitative reasoning (QR) are important elements to success in a wide range of disciplines and impact students’ abilities to become informed and innovative…

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The Learning Assist

26 January 2017

Talking with faculty across campus, there is a widespread commitment to developing a sense of community within classrooms. However, it can be challenging to find ways to explicitly reinforce the…

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Facilitating Student Collaboration

16 January 2017

Deborah Gross, Carleton College Professor of Chemistry, was interested in facilitating student collaboration in her labs and thought that ELNs (Electronic Lab Notebooks) might be the solution she was looking…

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