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Interesting Use of an Old Tool: Kahoot Now Does Homework

Interesting Use of an Old Tool: Kahoot Now Does Homework

by Herb Coleman Here’s an article about using the online quiz/gaming platform Kahoot for homework. For those unfamiliar, Kahoot (Kahoot.com) is a web-based question/polling platform where faculty can pose questions and students answer on their mobile devices. It...
The Lilly Conference 2017: An Adventure in Learning

The Lilly Conference 2017: An Adventure in Learning

by Anne Fletcher This year, I was very pleased to present at the Lilly Conference in Austin. My colleague, Julia Maffei, and I chose the theme, “Motivating and Engaging Students.” This is an excerpt from my part of the presentation. Early in the semester, after my...
Evidence Based Learning

Evidence Based Learning

by Vanessa Faz In January of 2017 I had the pleasure and wonderful opportunity to attend the Lily Conference in Austin, Texas. I was selected as a last minute alternate  and was thankful for the opportunity to attend. In looking at the layout of the workshops, I felt...
More Listening  – Less Talking

More Listening – Less Talking

Julia Maffei Communication in class is important. Yet, I find that most students are generally reluctant to speak up. If I ask my students, “Do you understand?” they answer, “Yes.” But I know that is not always true. Likewise, if I ask, “Any questions?” most often...