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Teaching and Learning Lab

Your favorite station for collaboration is changing format! TALL TV is a video podcast that will facilitate conversations on teaching and learning strategies supplied by Delaware Tech instructors with a little CCIT mixed in.​ You will have the opportunity to engage with the show through technology tools and contribute to conversations about Teaching and Learning.

Each vodcast will spotlight a topic that is informed by you and your colleagues, gathered from our recent interactions and your suggestions from our ongoing survey.

WE NEED YOUR QUESTIONS and IDEAS for future shows.
Do you do something that works great?
Do you do something to really get your students involved?

Email Us!

April Higgins: ahiggi10@dtcc.edu   

 Al Unrath: aunrath@dtcc.edu

Past T.A.L.L TV Topics

D2L Data

Data Analytics

May 17 – 3:00 – 3:45 pm: What do you do if something in your course isn’t “working”? How do you make changes to your course based on student performance and data? In this session, we will brainstorm methods for taking action when things are not working as planned. Let’s generate some ideas for identifying and acting on the pinch points in your course.

How do I make Zoom like my classroom?

Feedback (Student to Instructor)

Apr 19 – 3:00 – 3:45 pm: What do you do if something in your course isn’t “working”? How do you make changes to your course based on student performance and data? In this session, we will brainstorm methods for taking action when things are not working as planned. Let’s generate some ideas for identifying and acting on the pinch points in your course.

Instructor in monitor teach a student online

Feedback (Instructor to Student)

Mar 22 – 3:00 – 3:45 pm: What types of feedback do you give your students? How often do you give feedback and how do you manage the demands of giving meaningful feedback? In this session, we will brainstorm strategies for structuring opportunities to provide your students the kinds of feedback that will motivate them and increase student success.

Active Learning

Feb 15 – 3:00 – 3:45 pm: Now that the semester has started, how do you keep your students motivated to learn? In this session, we’ll brainstorm active learning strategies to keep you and your students excited and invested in the learning process. Working together, we will generate ideas for maintaining the momentum throughout the semester.

Building a Community

Jan 18 – 3:00 – 4:00 pm: What strategies do you use to create a community of learners in online and face to face classes? In this session, we will brainstorm strategies to foster community and promote a positive learning environment. Working together, we will generate ideas to create a space for your students where they feel connected to you, the course, and each other.

How do you communicate with your students?

January 2021: What strategies do you use to engage with your students, make contact, and create spaces for natural dialogue? In this informal group discussion, we explored ways to leverage the tools we have available to get our students communicating and engaging with their instructors and peers. Watch this recording of our live professional development session to hear what instructors across the college are doing to get their students involved.

Hosted by: April Higgins and Albert Unrath

What is the Muddiest Point?

November 2020: Vodcast conversation with Kelly O’Shaughnessy about creating spaces for students to share the course concepts they find confusing or difficult and collaborate to work through them. We’ll dig into how she got started with the strategy, how her students responded, and how it influenced her teaching.

Hosted by: April Higgins and Albert Unrath

the muddiest point

Current Results of Our Ongoing Survey