Tag Archives: higher education

6 tips for handling the challenges caused by students adding your course

One of the unexpected challenges of teaching at the college level is add/drop. Add/drop is the official time students have to add or drop a course. This time period typically lasts for a few days or a week at the beginning of each semester. For students, the challenge is often financial. Adding a class past […]

Considering how to put Slide:ology’s principles into practice

Today’s class was on using PowerPoint (or other presentation software) more effectively as teachers. The students’ preparation was reading Nancy Duarte’s “Slide:ology: The art and science of creating great presentations” and identifying 5 to 10 tips and strategies that they could use in creating slides for their own teaching. We started class with an activity. […]