Tag Archives: teaching strategies
Teacher Appreciation Week: Top teaching assistants demonstrate teaching strategies
Teacher Appreciation Week reminds us to think about the many wonderful teachers we’ve had and how they have contributed to our academic and personal development. I’m also thinking of what it takes to be one of those memorable teachers. As a member of the University of Florida’s Graduate Student Teacher Awards Committee, I have the […]
Teaching Strategies workshop for UF’s K-College CTSI Program
Creating an effective syllabus, incorporating active learning into teaching, and using informal teaching evaluations were topics of the workshop I led with faculty, post-docs and doctoral students attending the CTSI KL2 session on “Strategies for Improving College Teaching” in the Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute at the University of Florida. A theme throughout the workshop was […]
Who needs PowerPoint?
In Mass Communication Teaching, everyone has taught class for 10 minutes, explaining an educational theory/theorist and using PowerPoint. In preparing for this short presentation, the class discussed PowerPoint. Everyone agreed that PowerPoint is used too often and typically not that effectively. But we agreed that PPT is an expected tool in one’s teaching strategies so […]