A brief introduction to mindfulness including examples of contemplative pedagogical practices that can be incorporated into courses to support student learning and wellbeing. Created in collaboration with Mindful USC.
A description, definition, and examples of active learning techniques in clinical settings. This document provides a planning guide for facilitating active learning in a variety of clinical or simulated settings as well as examples to get started.
This resource provides tips and considerations for instructors to reduce grading workload, improve efficiency, and attend to their own wellbeing, particularly at the end of a semester, by revising course design, assignments, or teaching practices.
Susan Berg of Bovard College discusses an interactive approach to assessment at the August 2022 Faculty Showcase.
Rory Lukins from the Dornsife writing program discusses a study on the implementation of contract grading in composition courses at the August 2022 Faculty Showcase on Alternative Assessment
Lori Mesrobian from Dornsife Latin American and Iberian Cultures discusses “ungrading” assignments in language classes at the August 2022 Faculty Showcase on Alternative Assessments
Design and implementation of a clinical reasoning competency assignment for doctoral physical therapy students
Elise Ruckert and Didi Matthews from the Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy discuss design, implementation and revision of a clinical reasoning competency assignment for doctoral physical therapy students at the August 2022 Faculty Showcase
Felicia Yeung Tabing from Dornsife Mathematics discusses design, implementation and revision of mastery-based assessment in a mathematics class at the August 2022 Faculty Showcase on Alternative Assessments
An introduction to student engagement and the High Impact Practices (HIPs) that can be implemented in individual courses.
Building a community of contribution: Best practices shared from a class of ethics in hospitality and tourism
Diana Beltran discusses how to integrate ethical discussions in her classroom at Bovard College during the September 2021 Faculty Showcase.