New Teaching Portfolios: Dipti Gupta, Cinema and CommunicationsDipti Gupta looks at how to get all our students on the train, with reflections on critical thinking and tailoring assignments in Cin-Comm
New Teaching Portfolios: Jennifer Smith, AnthropologySome unique participation exercises that encourage critical thinking about cultural difference and an concept mapping approach to formal assignments that avoids the outline are at the heart of Jennifer Smith's portfolio.
New TeachingPortfolios: Jean Duclos Alegue Fuego, EconomicsProblem-based role playing writing activities get students into the heart of micoeconomics concepts, according to Jean Duclos Alegue Fuego.
New Teaching Portfolios: Marie-Pierre Gosselin, PsychologyHow did Marie-Pierre Gosselin say goodbye to fluffy memorization quizzes, data-dumping research papers and grumpy marathon grading sessions? Take a look at her portfolio to find out.
Helping Students Develop Their Inner Scientific VoiceJean-Francois Briere and Nadim Bhoukira (Physics) aim to replace a formulaic “cookbook” approach to lab work in Mechanics with an authentic inquiry-driven process. Find out about their W2017 WID project.
How can teachers promote creativity through their design choices for formal assignments? A English Department workshop with Jeff Gandell and Susan Briscoe will explore the many possibilities. Wednesday December 7 @ 2pm in the CoLab.
The Call for Proposals for department & program WID projects yielded five high-quality proposals this year, making the selection process for W2017 a challenging one. Congratulations to the Physics team of Jean-Francois Briere, Nadim Boukhira and Jonathan Sumner, whose project involves a redesign of Mechanics and Electricity & Magnetism, which are the first and last Physics requirements in the Science program. Read more…