Raising Rigor in the Classroom: October 2021 Bulletin

The term “academic rigor” has been circulating its way through academia for at least a decade, yet many faculty grapple with what the term means for their own practice. A nuanced understanding of rigor can help us rethink our expectations of students and reconsider what we consider academic achievement. In an authentically rigorous learning environment,…

Benefits of Teaching Observations: September 2021 Bulletin

Benefits of Teaching Observations (Colleague Assessment) Peer feedback is a process that is often used by faculty to help their students assess one another and grow as learners and thinkers. Just like students, faculty also have room for growth in their teaching practices, making peer teaching observation and feedback amongst colleagues an important professional development…

2021 Summer Professional Development Series

Building Your Student Engagement Toolkit  Wednesdays, July 14 – August 11 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST Student engagement is a crucial component of the teaching and learning experience across all course delivery formats/modalities.  Engaged students learn more and have improved focus and attention and could even have fun. The benefits are similarly felt by faculty.…