Month: November 2014

November 15, 2014 2 comments

Johanna Inman Assistant Director, Teaching & Learning Center Temple University In my first year of teaching after graduate school I received (what I thought then) was sage advice about grading: Always make participation at least 20% of the final grade in your class. This strategy gives you wiggle room to make the ultimate decision about…

November 1, 2014 1 comment

Amy Gross, Ph.D. Guest Contributor While it may not be the book I reach for before bed or in a thunderstorm (perhaps because there are no vampire or supernatural themes?), I do have a favorite teaching resource book. While it is not new, and some would consider it a classic,  I am always a  bit…