Strategies for Active Learning

Students learn best when they are engaged in active, authentic learning experiences. Review these resources to discover strategies and tools for fostering active learning in your teaching practice. From Passive to Active Learning (Barucha, 2019) Three Active Learning Strategies You Can Do in 10 Minutes or Less (Honeycutt, 2018) 7 Things You Should Know About […]

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Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series Webinars

The Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series webinars are free one-hour professional development webinars lead by educators from around the world to train fellow educators on teaching strategies that increase instructional efficiency and effectiveness with Blackboard. See their schedule and register for sessions here: https://community.blackboard.com/groups/higheredbits. The theme for the March 2019 BITS webinars is assessment. Aligning Goals & […]

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CmapTools: A Free Concept Mapping Teaching Tool

CmapTools: Integrating, Teaching, Learning, and Evaluation in Online Courses Teaching, learning, and evaluation in online courses offer unique and exciting challenges for instructors. Not only is it necessary to find new teaching strategies but it’s essential that instructors find new ways to facilitate student learning. Concept maps (Novak, 1998) are one strategy that can promote […]

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August BITS Webinars – Best Practices to Start Fall Semester

The Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series (BITS) webinars are FREE 60-minute professional development webinars lead by educators from around the world to train fellow educators on teaching strategies that increase instructional efficiency and effectiveness with Blackboard. See the BITS schedule and register for August 2019 sessions here to view on your own. Each webinar is provided […]

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