Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Teaching and Learning Links to See: January 20, 2015

Teaching & Learning Links to See This Week
A roundup of five intriguing or informative posts and articles from the around the internet:

"4 Tips to Breath New Life into Your PowerPoint Presentations"
A few creative ideas to liven up your in-class presentations.

"Using Fundamental Concepts and Essential Questions to Promote Critical Thinking"
Some ideas for how you can structure your course in order to encourage critical thinking and deep learning.

"Same Performance, Better Grades"
A look at the problem of grade inflation occurring at many universities today.

"College Students Think They're Ready for the Work Force. Employers Aren't So Sure"
A new report says that a skill gap exists between what colleges teach students and what employers want them to know. What could be the implications for instructors?

"Waiting for Us to Notice Them"
Remembering the importance of connecting with students in the classroom and the "pedagogy of presence."

Do you know of an interesting article that you would like to share with the ATLE community? Let us know! Email atle@usf.edu

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