Improving Student Preparation for Class


Teaching hacks are relatively simple strategies that we might use to improve student learning or reduce our workload. These strategies might free up additional class time, increase the efficiency of our practices, or better support our ability to work on scholarship or service. Below is an idea about screencast that might be useful in the online environment.

FIO Policy (Figure It Out)

This course policy has been highly effective in increasing student autonomy and empowering students to take responsibility for their own learning. It has decreased the number of emails or office hour pop-ins about small tasks and increased the hours I spend with students in more meaningful conversations.