Faculty members in career colleges and universities share their insights on successful teaching strategies. Blogs and discussions include effective teaching techniques for classroom, online and blended instruction.


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To Remind Students or Not to Remind Students | New comment by Brian Yee

Students only need to be reminded once of upcoming assignments.  I give the students the opportunity to ask questions, and then I remind them of what is due for the next class.  I will al...

Captivating Student’s Attention Online and Beyond | New comment by Caroline Dornbush

I agree that everyone has a meaningful part to play in the learning experience. I encourage my students in a  clinical setting to observe and model for other students. We all have out strong p...

Teaching different generations | New comment by Linda Criscuolo

It is essential early on that you invite all students of all generations to find common goals and interests. Celebrate the differences and have them keep an open mind and learn from each ot...

Guest Speakers as Motivators | New comment by Robert Izzo

Teaching in the online environment does not allow me to do any type of field trips, but I have invited guest speakers on specific topics to brig a more hands on view on the specific subject taught ...

Teaching different generations | New comment by Antoine Lewis

I think assessing their learning styles help. I would use visual, audio and kinesthetic learning teaching the material. Also if allowed I would provided an option to do a project, exam or paper for...

Understanding the meaning of Lesson Plans is Vital to the success of the classroom setting | New blog by Ginell Agnew

To All: The lesson I was required to partake in was ED109 and it was in reference to Time Managment and writing the Lessons Plans to suit the students.  Understanding before hand the type of lea...

Importance of following up with absent students | New comment by Shirley Wall

I've learned in 20+ years of teaching that I can't want it more than the student.  Dragging a student over the finish line is absolutely exausting.

Captivating Student’s Attention Online and Beyond | New comment by Shirley Wall

The drier the course the more fun we need to create.  If I find the subject boring then it is my responsibility as an instructor to make it as fun as possible.  Sometimes learning is NOT ...

Teaching different generations | New comment by Shari Rambaldo

I agree that first we have to adapt.  Find their passion, which is to learn and succeed, that is everyones common ground.  Build on that, use soft techniques and understand their learning...

Importance of following up with absent students | New comment by Karl Anderson

Sometimes the circumstances are out of your control area but as already noted here the best hope is thru a caring communicating with the student. letting them know you care and will work with them ...