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On Grading Participation

Grading participation is a concern that pops up now and again in faculty conversations about teaching at USF. On the surface, allowing for participation to count toward a grade can offer students alternative chances to improve their grades (and encourage engagement as part the learning process) however very real and common systematic problems lie in how we evaluate participation. Read more ...

Teaching Tricks from the Pedagogy Trick & Treat

On November 1st, the CTE hosted the first Pedagogy Trick & Treat, where faculty came together for a rowdy yet informative hour of presentations or "teaching tricks" colleagues use in their USF classrooms. We created this post to share these great teaching tricks with you. You'll find a short description, handouts, and in some cases audio accompaniment next to each presenter. Read more ...

Pedagogy Trick & Treat

Join us on November 1, 2016 from 3–4:30 in UC 402/403

We thought we would celebrate the fall holidays by hosting a new event where faculty convene to cultivate and conspire ... all around teaching, of course! Please save the date for this energizing session that's about sharing our best tricks and treats of teaching. Read more ...

How Professors Can Bolster Inquiry

MindShift recently published an article titled, "How Professors Can Bolster Inquiry in College Using K-12 Tech Tricks". Essentially the article is a case study of one professor: Read more ...

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