Month: June 2015

June 25, 2015 mevins.consulting No comments exist

This post focuses on the topic of “wait time” and student responses. The concept of posing a question and waiting for students to respond can be as nerve wracking for you as the instructor as it is for the students…maybe even more stressful for you. In this blog, Lisa Tsay, Saginaw Valley State University, discusses the concept of wait time and some strategies to increase student responses in the classroom.

June 12, 2015 mevins.consulting No comments exist

Jeffrey W. Murray, Assistant Professor Department of Focused Inquiry Virginia Commonwealth University As I began compiling materials to apply for promotion last summer, I thought to include a statement of teaching philosophy. I began by inspecting the statement I’d written when applying for my current position almost ten years ago. To my mild horror, it…