The Toolbox: Harnessing the Power of Self-Explanation for Deeper Learning [VIDEO]

"Frequently, faculty rely on methods that have long been part of the instructional process including lectures, assigned readings, video content, online discussions, and other web-based […]

The Toolbox: Give a Little Nudge to Prompt Positive Outcomes [VIDEO]

nudge: "Any aspect of the choice architecture that alters people's behavior in a predictable way without forbidding any options or significantly changing their economic incentives. […]

When You Are New to IWU: What's Next? [VIDEO]

Hiring in to Indiana Wesleyan University as a member of the adjunct faculty community is a journey.  One of the major milestones during that journey […]

The Toolbox: Providing Feedback--Maximize the Message and the Medium [VIDEO]

"Providing students feedback on their assignments represents an integral part of being an instructor. Unfortunately, higher education often reduces this step to assigning grades as […]

The Toolbox: Working Together--Using Group Work as a Pivotal Learning Experience [VIDEO]

"Teamwork begins by building trust.  And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability." - Patrick Lencioni "None of us, […]

Shine.Brighter: Vernon Hill [VIDEO]

Vernon Hill, lost in the dark of decades-long addictions, found light at Indiana Wesleyan University: My education gave me the sense I can do even […]

The Toolbox: Partnering with Students in Teaching and Learning [VIDEO]

Student–faculty partnerships draw on the distinct strengths that each group brings to a teaching and learning challenge. Instructors have deep disciplinary knowledge and often are […]

Thriving in the Onsite Classroom: Transparency in Teaching and Learning [VIDEO]

If a student clearly understands the expectations of an assignment, under the diligent guidance of the onsite teacher, the probability of real learning increases exponentially. […]

Off Campus Library Services: Changing APA Interpretations in APA Style CENTRAL

Sample papers provided in APA Style CENTRAL have caused librarians to rethink a few pieces of advice provided, based on the only complete sample paper […]

The Toolbox: Being There--The Role of Faculty Presence In Student Engagement [VIDEO]

Think for a moment about behavioral indicators of engagement in a conversation. Now consider how we might reassign these qualities to describe how students perceive […]

20-Minute Mentor Commons: How Can I Avoid Communication "Misfires" with Students? [VIDEO]

Of course you've heard of student misbehaviors, but did you know that teachers misbehave too, even the very best master teachers ?" - Jennifer Waldeck, […]

Thriving in the Onsite Classroom: Promoting Student Interaction [VIDEO]

In the onsite learning environment, it is important to check your student audience, keep students moving around, and to limit your lectures to seven minutes […]

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