How to develop student employability skills

Employers want graduates who are work-ready. The work-ready soft skills most in demand include teamwork and collaboration, leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills. The ability to […]

Peer Feedback: An Essential Skill to Teach

It is important for students to receive valuable feedback on their work. Typically as educators, we assume full responsibility for this and become the sole […]

Peer Feedback: Making It Meaningful – Dr. Catlin Tucker

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Creating Peer-to-Peer Interaction in Online Courses

As a higher education professional, I’ve had the special privilege of wearing multiple hats. I am currently an Instructional Designer, an Instructor, and an online […]

18 Characteristics of Super Courses

Why are some courses a dynamic, meaningful, and lasting experience, while others inspire lukewarm engagement and results despite the instructor’s best efforts? In his excellent […]

Four steps for holding courageous conversations in your classroom

When conducting group work, it’s essential to give feedback early in the project. This gives students time to improve before their final mark is provided […]

Virtual Poster Sessions for Real-World Skill Application

Aisles of freshly printed ink on large format paper are a hallmark of major scientific conferences all over the globe. Poster sessions are an arena […]

Teach Talk Webinar: Enhance Learning Through Feedback

Feedback takes many forms. This week's Teach Talk webinar focused on the gathering of feedback from your students as well as colleagues, to enhance the overall […]

10 tools for effective peer feedback in the classroom

As teachers, we strive to provide our students with quality feedback on their work. Getting feedback from their teacher is useful but getting feedback from […]

How Peer Feedback Can Make A World of Difference in Your Classroom

It’s the beginning of the semester and there’s over 300 students signed up for your course. As you add up the numbers in your head, […]

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 […]

[email protected]: Assessment Techniques - Avoid Overload in Grading

In our second summer [email protected] webinar on Assessment Techniques - Avoid Overload in Grading, Peter van Leusen, PhD and Amy Pate presented strategies for balancing effective and efficient feedback. As a […]

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