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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...

Building Community

by – Blanca Alvarado Building community is an important component of my teaching. I use various methods in my teaching that allow students to interact with each other in such a way that by the end of the semester many end up becoming good friends. For instance,...

Practice What We Preach

by – Amy Velchof 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...

Group Exams

by – Kathy Frost While at the Lilly Conference 2018, I had the opportunity to learn enough details about offering group exams that I was able to pilot this learning method during the spring semester. The group exam experience aims to foster deep and durable...