Month: October 2015

October 30, 2015 mevins.consulting No comments exist

In the current post,”Once Upon a Time: Integrating Stories into Your Teaching”, Molly Brennan and Amy Yorke (University of Michigan, Flint) discuss how intentionally planning and implementing storytelling into a learning experience assisted student learning. Read about the effective use of of storytelling across disciplines to more successfully promote long term learning and critical thinking skills of their students.

October 22, 2015 mevins.consulting No comments exist

In the October 22, 2015 Scholarly Teacher Blog, Adam Kuban (Ball State University) discusses a course in which he developed in collaboration with local law enforcement. Identification of important aspects of teaching a transdisciplinary course, along with important outcomes are also discussed.

October 12, 2015 mevins.consulting No comments exist

The October 12, 2015 Scholarly Teacher Blog focuses on the differences between the “instructional paradigm” and the “learning paradigm.” In this blog, Michael Wallace and Gail Grabner (University of Texas – Austin) provide a framework for thinking about moving classrooms from traditional lectures to learning experiences with more engaged students. The authors also place the learning paradigm in context of the flipped classroom.