Essays on Teaching Excellence

The following essays are published by the The Professional & Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education as part of their Essays on Teaching Excellence series.

Volume 18 (2006-07)

  1. When Disability Enters a Teacher’s Life, Must the Teacher Stop Teaching?
  2. Student Plagiarism: How to Maintain Academic Integrity
  3. Incorporating Course-Level Evidence of Student Learning into Program Assessment
  4. Information Literacy: Imperatives for Faculty
  5. When Motivating Generation Y in the Classroom
  6. A Microteaching Model that Maximizes Feedback, Peer Engagement, and Teaching Enhancement
  7. Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Student Writing (but Were Afraid to Ask)
  8. Opening the Door: Faculty Leadership in Institutional Change

Volume 17 (2005-06)

  1. Leveling the Field: Using Rubrics to Achieve Greater Equity in Teaching and Grading
  2. Laughterpiece Theatre: Humor as a Systematic Teaching Tool
  3. Assessing Students’ Online Learning: Strategies and Resources
  4. Teaching Portfolios for Graduate Students: Process, Content, Product, and Benefits
  5. From Passive to Active Learning: Helping Students Make the Shift
  6. Student Teams, Teaching, and Technology
  7. Practice Tests: a Practical Teaching Method
  8. Using Student-Centered Assessment to Enhance Learning

Volume 16 (2004-05)

  1. Transitions: What's Love Got to Do with It?
  2. The Power of Student Stories: Connections that Enhance Learning
  3. PowerPoint: Possibilities and Problems
  4. Teaching Bioethics through Participation and Policy-Making
  5. Validity, Research, and Reality: Student Ratings of Instruction at the Crossroads
  6. Why Knowing About Disciplinary Differences Can Mean More Effective Teaching
  7. Teaching for Diversity and Inclusiveness in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
  8. A Roadmap to Part-Time Faculty Success

Volume 15 (2003-04)

  1. Student Plagiarism: Are Teachers Part of the Solution or Part of the Problem?
  2. Taking Self Assessment Seriously
  3. Promoting Learning through Inquiry
  4. Great Expectations and Challenges for Learning Objects
  5. Engaging the Whole Student: Interactive Theatre in the Classroom
  6. Engaging Faculty in New Forms of Teaching and Learning
  7. Self-Efficacy in College Teaching
  8. Encouraging Civil Behavior in Large Classes

Volume 14 (2002-03)

  1. Leading Culturally Sensitive Classroom Discussions Following 9/11
  2. Unlearning: A Critical Element in the Learning Process
  3. Teaching Circles: Making Inquiry Safe for Faculty
  4. Achieving Teaching and Learning Excellence Through Faculty Learning Communities


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