Tools for Getting and Giving Feedback

This academic year, I have had the chance to participate in the Graduate Faculty Reading Group. This group of dedicated faculty reads book selections related to teaching at the graduate level and then we meet about once a month to discuss the book as well as general teaching practices and techniques. This semester we are […]

Virtual Communities Recap

In yesterday’s Teaching and Learning Center’s session on virtual communities, the group defined community, discussed the challenges present in a virtual environment, and brainstormed strategies for meeting some of these challenges. Key points from the session: Community stems from a sense of safety within a class and includes shared goals to foster a connection among […]