June 22, 2016

Small Changes in Teaching

Brian Taylor
In this series, James M. Lang argues that simple changes in our pedagogy — in things like course design, classroom practices, and communication with students — can have a powerful impact on student learning. 

Don’t waste them trying to cram in eight more points or call out as many reminders as possible.

Three ways that faculty members can help students connect course content to the world around them.

A new book says the higher-education model is too broken to be fixed piecemeal.

Three simple ways you can set up the day’s learning before the metaphorical bell rings.

Three small ways to improve learning by giving students a measure of control.

Four quick ways to shift students’ attention from life’s distractions to your course content.

The essential ingredient of learning is time.