Thanks to all who attended our Teaching Large Sections Brown Bag DiscussionPosted: October 21, 2010
Thanks to Dan Wells for organizing what seemed to me a very successful brown bag discussion. I am including links of the handouts and movies, for anyone interested in following up our discussions.
- Here’s our advertisement for our new, expanded group of UH Teaching Prizes. We have increased the number of awards, the size of most awards, and the pool of award money. Please discuss in your departments and nominate your strongest teachers.
- Here’s our overview of current theories of learning.
- Here is Dan Well’s own set of tips for teaching large classes.
- Today’s videos from Dr. Cory Brooke can be found here.
For those interested in a very readable synthesis of current learning theory, try M. Suzanne Donovan, John D. Bransford, and James W. Pellegrino, Editors, How People Learn (1999), which is available at this link for purchase or as a free pdf.