By Susan Chumley Nursing Department Delaware Technical Community College Terry Campus Teaching has evolved through the years. Instructors are no longer considered strictly the providers of information, but now they are the “facilitator(s) of knowledge” (p. 121) to self-directed learners, according to Carol S. Sternberger in her research article entitled Interactive Learning Environment: Engaging […]
By Holly Hermstedt Education Department Delaware Technical Community College Stanton Campus Personally, I love reading research in my field. I enjoy knowing what’s new and what’s working best, and digging into a journal article is fun for me. For my students? Not so much.
By Justin Strader Automotive Department Delaware Technical Community College Owens Campus Paper or Plastic? Analog or Digital? What does the future hold? Justin, what the heck are you talking about? Good question. Well, I’m not really talking about grocery bags or electrical signal patterns. I’m talking about test taking believe it or not
By Stephen Taylor Science Department Delaware Technical Community College George Campus Do you think that teaching is all about standing at the front of a class telling them how it is? Do your technical skills stop with working an Elmo projector or a Betamax video? Do you have gray hairs – come on really do […]
By Margie DiPasqua Math Department Delaware Technical Community College Stanton Campus I thought teaching a certain chapter in my math class had gone really well. My students paid attention to the lectures, did reasonably well on group activities in class, and generally acted like they knew what was going on, even if they waited until […]
By Sandy McVey Academic Technology Services University of Delaware Exam reviews have never been so fun! Wouldn’t it be terrific if you reinforce learning by involving students in the study material creation process as well as the active review participants? Now you can with the free Flippity.net Quiz Show.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=SxEu112… By Molli Carter Center for Creative Instruction & Technology Delaware Technical Community College Owens Campus When flipping the classroom, how do you keep your students engaged? How do you ensure they have understood the material? As flipping the classroom becomes more and more prevalent, the choices available to make the process more effective continue […]
By Ish Stabosz Center for Creative Instruction & Technology Delaware Technical Community College Stanton Campus Were you thrown a new course a week before it starts? A day before? Or maybe you have been working as a microbiologist in the field for decades and decided it was time for a career change. You know every […]
By Ish Stabosz Center for Creative Instruction & Technology Delaware Technical Community College Stanton Campus Sometimes, it’s easy to fall back on lecture or other teacher-centered instructional methods when crunch time comes. You’ve got a ton of grading to do, reporting deadlines to meet, and 1,001 emails waiting gloomily in your inbox. There’s just […]
By Melissa Brown Nursing Department Delaware Technical Community College Owens Campus As a new instructor I am constantly looking for ways to determine if my teaching was effective and if the students are “getting it.” I am always looking for ideas to strengthen my lessons. What better way than to ask the students for input? […]