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Pre-learning with videos for less lecture

by – Cynthia Vega This past year I have focused on ways to decrease the traditional lecture style and increase student engagement in classroom practice and discussion.I focused on incorporating videos in the class curriculum. I wanted my students to pre-learn...

Practice What We Preach

by – Amy Velchoff Project ACC was founded on the belief that Active & Engaged Learning is important, which I can affirm from my own personal learning experiences. Yet, implementing such practices in the classroom can be challenging. For my Faculty Fellows...
Relational Repair in the Classroom

Relational Repair in the Classroom

by Hilary Lynch Besides teaching course subjects, professors also manage the relational climate in their classrooms. One session at the Lilly Conference in January 2018 emphasized how professors can better manage these relationships, especially when stress creeps into...

One Question, Much Discussion

by – Mary Havens In a classroom in Austin, a group discussion over plagiarism took place. An EDUC 1300 class of juniors and seniors from Garza High School thoughtfully discussed the topic. It was awesome. I expected every class I taught after that to have the...

Student Learning Through Writing

by – Suzanne Wilson Summers At this year’s Lilly Conference, I attended a session on “Encouraging Student Learning Through Formal Writing: Notes and Future Practice” put on by G. Kevin Randall from Sam Houston State University. The session focused on best...
Nursing from a Global Perspective

Nursing from a Global Perspective

by – John Nation MSN, RN As a participant in this year’s Globalizing Curriculum Faculty Learning Community, I have had the opportunity to attend fascinating lectures on a wide range of subjects and collaborate with colleagues at ACC on how best to incorporate...