Psychological safety is recognized as a foundational component to encourage student openness, creativity and risk-taking. In this video Ken Perlman, USC Marshall, leads a discussion on ways to create psychological safety and enable an inclusive learning environment.
A video workshop on considerations when teaching in a hyflex, or hybrid streaming, learning environment
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
Li-Ping Chen from the East Asian Studies Center discusses active learning in humanities courses during the April 2022 Faculty Showcase.
A Guidebook prepared by the Campus Coordinated Response Team on Trauma-Informed, Culturally Sensitive and Inclusive Teaching for LGBTQ+ Students at USC.
A description of instructional scaffolding – the process of breaking an assignment into smaller steps – and options for scaffolding assignments and learning experiences.
An introduction to student engagement and the High Impact Practices (HIPs) that can be implemented in individual courses.