Category Archives: Teaching Techniques and Strategies

Experiences and techniques you want to share, or a good idea or ah-ha moment!

A Variation on a Theme…

Hi LL Fellows! Remember the Google Doc exercise we did in Collaborative I having each group fill in a column in Google Doc? Different trends…?  Well, I tried a variation of the same technique last week for a debrief exercise in … Continue reading

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Information Persistence

I had a great experience with information persistence this week that I wanted to share. In both of my sections – the section of my class in STARR and the section in the Learn Lab, we didn’t finish an Exploration … Continue reading

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Active Learning

I happened upon the blog Small Pond Science:  (http://smallpondscience.com/2014/08/27/its-nice-to-have-administrators-you-can-trust/)  The author spends a lot of time talking about active learning and how his administration seems to equate that with tech heavy environments.  With that reflection in mind, I would be curious … Continue reading

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What’s in a name…?

Just wanted to share a technique that I used Tuesday night in my first class, Media Literacy, at GVSU in one of their LEARNLABS! It is a twist on having everyone introduce themselves. ACTIVITY OUTCOME: EVERYONE in the class will … Continue reading

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Getting Real With My Freshman

New to FSUS this year is a objective relating to the introduction of financial literacy. After much thought, I am taking a page out of our Financial Aid Office and their Get Real program as part of money smart week they … Continue reading

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The Tool I’ll Use the Most

I don’t suppose it will surprise anyone at all to know that I’m in love with the eno board.  I may need therapy to deal with my withdrawal when I’m teaching anywhere else.  I have dreamt of such a tool … Continue reading

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Transformative Teaching Strategy

The strategy I am going to use this semester with my graduate research methods class is called “Jigsaw” Team Learning (as described by Svinicki and McKeachie (2011).  This technique involves a representative from each of the four “project” groups to … Continue reading

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