Constructive Criticism

April 24th, 2017

Students are in your class to improve their knowledge – and sometimes that means they are in need of constructive criticism. With final assessments fast approaching, it may be time for you to refresh what it means to provide meaning feedback to your students. This article from The IDEA Center shares suggestions on how to structure your feedback.

Teaching Innovation Showcase

April 20th, 2017

The Teaching Innovation Showcase will serve as an opportunity for the Brandeis community to come together and learn from colleagues. Recipients of the Teaching Innovation Grants will present their projects, share their experiences, and highlight innovative practices they’ve instituted in their courses. Faculty retiring from Brandeis will reflect on their time teaching at Brandeis. The day’s agenda is below. You are welcome to attend for the full day, or attend individual sessions as you are able. Please be sure to RSVP here and let us know if you’ll be joining us for lunch. 

If you’re not already on multiple social media platforms, we’re sure you’re aware of how powerful they are. You may even notice that social media can be so powerful, students may become distracted while they should be paying attention during your class. While there are concerns when it comes to to using social media, The Tech Edvocate has put together strategies to make social media work to your advantage in the classroom. Read more here.