Colleagues from across campus discuss strategies for creating a quality learning experience
In the very first podcast of the new FDTE Beyond the Podium Podcast Series faculty from across campus share some of their most memorable first day experiences and strategies that they have developed to start the semester off right!
When the semester is coming to a rapid end and student energy is waning, how can you keep them motivated until the very end? Listen in as Kim Moore shares some of her strategies.
As educators, it’s our duty to remove barriers that prevent learning. L.B. Hannahs explains how respecting your students’ humanity and giving them an active voice in the class will bring exclusive barriers down.
Who doesn’t want to be the “cool” professor? As it turns out, being committed to teaching and using a student-centered approach just may land you this title. Dr. Hector Perez, Associate Professor of Seed Biology, Plant Conservation, and Restoration at the University of Florida shares his philosophy, experience, and focus on active learning.
Mikell Pinkney has many accolades from a professional career on Broadway. However, what continually blew us away was his dedication to students and humble approach to work collectively with them.
Ever wonder how to foster engagement with the students who find a cozy spot in the back of the classroom or those who seem lost in thought? Matthew Sowcik shares some great strategies to increase student engagement throughout the semester.
Dr. Joslyn Ahlgren shares how to give great feedback to students while balancing the long list of responsibilities faculty are faced with.
Dr. Richard Conley explains how he crafted a new experiential learning course and the lasting impressions it had on his students.
Although she would never claim to be an “expert,” we believe Alexandra Bitton-Bailey offers great insight on utilizing open educational resources. She has used OER content for several years and now teaches a class that is solely supported by OER.
How did you find your career? Odds are there was help along the way. The CRC at UF endeavors to be that help for students and partnering with them as a faculty member may be easier than you think.
Assessment provides information regarding student, faculty, and institutional effectiveness, allowing us to weigh and refine our approach towards teaching.
Episode 12 (Part I)
We sat down with three University of Florida students to hear their stories and the adversity they face. Staff from the Disability Resource Center were also kind enough to share their experience, advice, and hope for students with disabilities.
Episode 12 (Part 2)
We spoke with Corinne Huggins-Manley, Assistant Professor and Research and Evaluation Methodology Program Coordinator at UF, to hear about her approach on classroom assessment. This podcast discusses questions such as: What is good assessment? What strategies can be used to create a good assessment? How can we use assessment to reinforce our student’s learning?