by Lisa Beck, Psychology Another option, especially after having the above “let’s get curious” conversation with students part 1 of my post, may be to creatively remove the grading fixation
Category: Professional Development
Teaching how to do college: do grades help students learn? Part 1 of 2.
by Lisa Beck, Psychology. Do grades help students learn? As a professor, I find myself frequently asking my students some variation of “what is your intention with their work… …
“Inclusive College Classrooms: Teaching Methods for Diverse Learners” offers 200 examples for your classrooms
UA English professor Lauren Cardon published a book co-authored with Dr. Anne-Marie Womack of Rice University. It will be published on on December 27, 2022. Here is what Dr. Cardon
What’s Best for Students? How Do You Know?
by Kaleb Heinrich, Biological Sciences Remember the WWJD bracelets from the 1990s? They were popular among U.S. Christians, who used them to prompt ethical mindfulness. I’ve got the next best
Supporting Successful Graduate Thesis and Dissertation Projects
by Delores M. Robinson, Geological Sciences How do we best help our graduate students graduate on time? This is a question the Department of Geological Sciences asked ourselves in 2013.
2019 System Scholars Institute Recap
The 2019 System Scholars Institute covered a variety of topics, including Alabama demographics, collaboration, academic integrity, online services, and diversity.
2019 Online Learning Innovation Summit – the Notes are in the (UA) Box!
by Nathan Loewen, Department of Religious Studies I am happy to write that for a third year now OLIS brought together a cross-campus group of faculty, staff, and administrators. A record-setting
Three Kinds of Unknowns You MightShould Know… (Or, Cracking Open Some Johari Windows)
by Nathan Loewen, Department of Religious Studies You mightshould. While strolling through the Kentuck Festival in 2013, I saw these words printed on a postcard made by the Southern Letter
by James Mixson, Department of History Ask most any faculty member, and they will tell you in one way or another that they care deeply about their teaching. Most will
Reflections on the Teaching Professor Conference
by Bryce Speed, Department of Art and Art History As an art professor, I find that most of my teaching experiences involve active and experiential learning, mainly due to the