TeachTech Blog (SOLS@ASU)

Our TeachTech blog is used for faculty development for the Arizona State University School of Life Sciences. We focus topics on practical tools and techniques for our courses, emphasizing active learning and online activities. We often include guest bloggers that bring in topics on Evidence Based Teaching for STEM related courses.

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Webinar: The Role of Feedback in the Classroom

In Tuesday's webinar, we focused on using feedback as a teaching device. Yuna Buhrman, from the ASU College of Health Solutions, shared a survey that […]

Virtual Reality Show: See STEM Teaching Differently!

Friday, April 14, 2017 from 3-5pm The ASU School of Life Sciences faculty and grad students had an opportunity to experience virtual reality and new […]

Webinar: End of Semester Grading Tips

The end is almost here! And it's the Final Countdown! We all know it's coming quickly. The end of the semester, and the pile of […]

Webinar: "Working with Online Assessments"

On Tuesday, March 21, we hosted a TeachT@lk Webinar on creating and managing online assessments. There were 3 main topics: Structure: Planning rigorous assessments that […]

Getting Students to Critically Evaluate Fake News

Today's blog comes from Rene Tanner, subject matter librarian at ASU. Evaluating information in the digital age is a critical skill. In the classroom, as […]

Realistic Ubiquity: The Why and How of Instructor Presence - Webinar Summary

The speakers for the TeachT@lk Webinar on February 21, 2017 were Matthew Robinson, Senior Instructional Designer, and Jennifer Stanley, Instructional Designer, for the ASU School […]

What’s the Point of Using Student Names in Large Courses?

Today's guest blog is by Anna Krieg, an undergraduate researcher in Sara Brownell’s Biology Education Research Lab. She is a senior Barrett honors student who […]

Is this going to be on the test?

Exploring how the decisions instructors make when crafting exams impact students Last week, our Evidence-Based Teaching Seminar series welcomed Christian Wright, PhD. Christian shared his […]

Using “Practice-Based” Training to Prepare Graduate TAs- Seminar Presentation

This week we were honored to have Chris Pagliarulo, PhD from UC Davis speak at our Evidence-Based Teaching Seminar Series. He shared his insights on […]

Start With A Great Question- TeachT@lk Webinar Summary

In Tuesday's TeachT@lk Webinar, we talked about creating questions that challenged and engaged students in discussions.We talked about starting with knowing your objectives, and then […]

Making Connections with Shindig

Last week I was invited to attend the OLC Accelerate Conference in Orlando, and talk about how we are using Shindig at ASU. Our presentation […]

TeachT@lk Webinar: Engaging Discussions

The average faculty member spends 75% of class time talking to students.  Maybe it's time to turn the tables, and let the students do the […]

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