9-Part Series Twitter LinkedIn Show more sharing options Share Close extra sharing options Twitter LinkedIn Facebook Email Copy Link URLCopied! Print 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. Advice What Will Students Remember From Your Class in 20 Years? By James M. Lang “Everything I learned as an undergraduate is out of date. The same will be true for my students in 25 years.” Advice ‘How Much Do You Want Your Final to Count?’ By James M. Lang An economics professor devises a way to allow a class of 200 students more choice over how they are graded. On Course Small Changes in Teaching: The Last 5 Minutes of Class By James M. Lang Don’t waste them trying to cram in eight more points or call out as many reminders as possible. On Course Small Changes in Teaching: Making Connections By James M. Lang Three ways that faculty members can help students connect course content to the world around them. Advice Small Changes or Big Revolutions? By James M. Lang A new book says the higher-education model is too broken to be fixed piecemeal. Advice Small Changes in Teaching: The Minutes Before Class By James M. Lang Three simple ways you can set up the day’s learning before the metaphorical bell rings. Advice Small Changes in Teaching: Giving Them a Say By James M. Lang Three small ways to improve learning by giving students a measure of control. Advice Small Changes in Teaching: The First 5 Minutes of Class By James M. Lang Four quick ways to shift students’ attention from life’s distractions to your course content. On Course Small Changes in Teaching: Space It Out By James M. Lang The essential ingredient of learning is time.