Strategies for planning class discussions, including a positive class atmosphere, discussion norms, grading discussions, and acceptable sources of information.
A guide on how to use the strategic questioning process and strategic questions, with sample questions for each step of the process, for class discussions that may become challenging because they touch on personal or social change.
A collection of tips for promoting effective groupwork, a sample form for having students in a group evaluate the level of participation form group members, and recommendations for further resources.
A sample form for use by students when they are observing other students’ class presentations, focusing on constructive suggestions for improvement.
A video demonstration by Artineh Samkian on ways to incorporate Google Suite into your course design and teaching.
A collection of strategies for increasing student intrinsic motivation, organized by three motivational factors.
This is a grading rubric an instructor uses to assess students’ work on this type of assignment. It is a sample rubric that needs to be edited to reflect the specifics of a particular assignment. Students can self-assess using the rubric as a checklist before submitting their assignment.
A description of a norming session, and a recommended facilitation process for holding a norming session that trains multiple TAs of the same course to grade consistently using a rubric.
A description of five in-class activities that promote active learning in classes with large student enrollments. Though the activities work particularly well in large classes, they may be used in any size class.