TLC Posts


Principles of Adult Learning: James Wheeler

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Student Check-Ins

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First Published:April 23, 2024   A student check-in is a dedicated time in a learning environment in which learners share information about their general wellbeing, day-to-day life, and/or thoughts on the course and academic progress. These check ins also provide a chance for learners to reflect on their own wellbeing. Students often enter learning environments… Read More

Rubrics

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First Published:April 22, 2024   Rubrics are an assessment tool that guide grading by articulating specific components of assignments and communicating expectations for those components. Rubrics lend themselves to assessments where it is important to communicate high expectations, provide targeted feedback, and demonstrate learning priorities. When provided to students and used for assessment, rubrics purposefully… Read More

The New College Classroom

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Authors: Cathy N. Davidson and Christina Katopodis Published: August 30, 2022 UTHSC Library College instruction is stuck in the past. If a time traveler from a century ago arrived on today’s campuses, they would recognize only too well the listlessness of the lecture hall and the awkward silence of the seminar room. Yet we know… Read More

Instructional Moves for Powerful Teaching in Higher Education

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Authors: Jeremy T. Murphy and Meira Levinson Published: March 7, 2023 UTHSC Library Based on work conducted through the Instructional Moves project at Harvard University, Instructional Moves for Powerful Teaching in Higher Education outlines the many ways in which good college and graduate school teaching is rooted in deliberate pedagogical choices that support active learning. Jeremy T.… Read More

Teaching with AI: A Practical Guide to a New Era of Human Learning

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Authors: José Bowen and C. Edward Watson Published: April 30, 2024 UTHSC Library Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the way we learn, work, and think. Its integration into classrooms and workplaces is already underway, impacting and challenging ideas about creativity, authorship, and education. In this groundbreaking and practical guide, teachers will discover how to harness… Read More

Making PowerPoint Interactive

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April 2024   NOTE: The following feature is only available on PowerPoint for Windows.  There are times when giving a PowerPoint presentation that you want to ask a question of your audience and record key points of a discussion. Typically, presenters will switch to another application such as Word, or pull out a flip pad to… Read More

April 2024

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Volume 7, Issue 1 In This Issue: The Teaching Scope: Impacting the public through research, teaching, and engagement Teacher’s Toolbox: Using peer assessment techniques Did You Know?: Tips to improve live polling participation TLC Corner: TLC Summer Olympics Pedagogy Podcast: Teach students how to learn Research Bytes: End of term: Wrapping up a course effectively… Read More

Crucial Student Conversations: Christie Manasco, College of Nursing

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Learner-Centered Feedback: Desiree Burroughs-Ray, College of Medicine

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