teaching

Focus on Teaching & Technology Conference, UMSL, September 28-29

By Ruth Lewis on July 20, 2017

Keynotes, program and preregistration are now available for Focus on Teaching & Technology Conference, a St. Louis regional conference, Sept. 28-29, 2017. “FTTC is an annual two-day regional conference held on the UMSL campus that hosts faculty, staff, and students from universities, c...

The Making of a Teaching Evangelist

By Alison Verbeck on June 8, 2016

There’s an interesting article in a recent issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education on Harvard Professor Eric Mazur’s approach to teaching using peer instruction.  http://chronicle.com/article/The-Making-of-a-Teaching/236706

Using Visual Primary Sources

By Miranda Rectenwald on October 29, 2014

A close visual “reading” of photographs and other visual materials is an excellent activity for students of all levels, from K-12 to higher education.  This focuses students on seeing what is there (and not there) and then considering critically what it means — this could be  do...