January is a good time to reflect on your accomplishments from the previous academic year. Many of us in academia have to provide annual reports on our progress as faculty. From personal experience, I feel that we undersell the work
There’s been so much talk these days about the flipped classroom. From the learning sciences and educational technology perspective, the notion of student centered classes and interactive classes to support readings, videos, etc. is not so new. However, the flipped
Check out this post on the Instructure’s blog. They are the creator’s of Canvas, which is a really interesting LMS that has a beautiful interface. It also enables the recording of video right within the LMS, which is pretty cool.
Take the following scenario: You teach one course for 26 sessions, 2 times a week for 13 weeks in the classroom. The experience includes some discussion, mini-lectures student presentations, group break out sessions, guest speakers, exams, assignments, the works. You
Just a quick post to let folks know that the book I’m co-authoring with Ted Bongiovanni will be published by Routledge in June 2013. If you’re at Sloan-c, visit us on Thursday for our presentation: The savvy online student: Setting
It’s that time of year where faculty are planning their fall courses. In you planning, consider collecting feedback from your students at least twice throughout the course. It’s good to do this in a formal way through a simple survey.
A few weeks ago at the NYU Teaching with Technology Conference, a group of us at NYU Stern presented on classroom capture technologies. At the Stern Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning, Maya Georgieva put together a set of best practices
It’s the beginning of the spring 2012 semester and for some faculty this means we’re teaching an entirely new class of students. Before the course begins, I survey my students to learn more about what they know about the course
This post was co-authored by Ted Bongiovanni initially as part of a research proposal. The ways in which students find and use information today challenges the traditional practices of institutions of higher learning. Just as practices in the disciplines
Top 10 academic things I did in 2011 Began my new faculty position at NYU-Stern Co-authored my first book with Marjorie Vai – Essentials of Online Course Design Taught Electronic Communities to Stern Langone students this summer with 9 course