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WCU Faculty Teaching Tips

Are you interested in learning how to evaluate student learning and gain immediate feedback on your teaching? Learn how to use the idea spinner in your courses to maximize the learning experience for your students. For additional ways to evaluate student learning review this worksheet.

Maura Sheehan Professor from the Department of Health shares an interesting pedagogical tool iRubric. This tool has a ton of free rubrics for faculty to adapt within their courses. Maura also discusses how to incorporate this tool into D2L. Watch the video.

Listen to Noni Kline D2L Support Specialist discuss how to create and use rubrics in D2L to evaluate course assignments. After learning how to create rubrics this tutorial will discuss how to view criteria that can be used for course or program level assessment data. For more information on D2L Rubrics contact Noni Kline.

Listen to Tina Selvaggi from the Department of Literacy discuss how to use E-Portfolio within a course. Follow the link for more information on how to use E-portfolio within D2L.

Listen to Lisa Lucas from the Department of Early Middle Grades Education discuss how to use active learning strategies in the classroom. Lisa was provided $400 in professional development funding from the TLA Center for this presentation. If you are interested in professional development funding read more about the SoTLA initiative.

Are you interested in using current event topics to promote class discussion and student interaction. Listen to Assistant Professor Nicole Cattano discuss how to use Scoop. It! effectively within your course(s).

Do you teach general education courses? Listen to Rodney Mader PhD discuss general education and the rubrics that have been developed to assess general education.

Listen to Vicki McGinley PhD, discuss how to use Voicethread. Voicethread is an active teaching and learning strategy that can be used in your face to face and online courses.

Read this article to understand the difference between "Deep and Surface" learning to better enhance student understanding in your courses.

Student centered learning is creating discussion across higher education. Read the following article to discover techniques that can be used to accomplish this within a course syllabus and grading procedures.

Are you teaching or considering offering a course in a blended/hybrid format? If yes, review this article on blended course design to help avoid common mistakes.

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