I am happy to share with you another great installment in our series of posts on student engagement. Today we have a great reflection by Megan Dunbar. Her piece centers on the use of active learning and other engagement techniques in her Psychology of Group Dynamics course. Her narrative talks about the ways she refined different aspects of the course and way students interacted with each other. Click below for to read this great reflection,
Here is an interesting article with some tips and techniques for increasing the amount of student participation in your course. Do you have any techniques that have worked? Share them in the comments below.
Time for another reflection on student engagement from a CSUSM faculty member. Dr. Joan Hanor from the School of Education put together an amazing slide presentation which chronicles her journey with numerous tools in an aim to increase student engagement. I think you will find the presentation as entertaining and informative as I did.
Click here to enjoy the presentation
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One of the goals of the Teaching and Learning Blog is to celebrate the scholarship of teaching and learning by CSUSM Faculty. Professor Katherine Brown from the Department of Communications recently had an article published regarding her work with Career Readiness Initiative in The College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral and Social Sciences. Among other things, the article talks about incorporating ideas of employability, career readiness, and skill translation into coursework.
Read the full article here