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Encouraging Professional Growth through Purposeful Discomfort in Coursework

Encouraging Professional Growth through Purposeful Discomfort in Coursework

T. Drescher’s Perspective I am incredibly averse to conflict; it is something that has affected my personal and professional life as early as middle childhood. I’ve spent some time ruminating about how life might be different had I the ability to address interpersonal difficulties head-on, and I’ve concluded that I would have benefited tremendously from […]

Assessment, Alignment and Feedback Spotlight #4

Assessment, Alignment and Feedback Spotlight #4

Faculty Info Name: Emily FairfaxAcademic Program: ESRMAverage Number of students per section: 40Featured Course: ESRM 100: Introduction to Environmental Science and Resource Management**Part of a living learning community Had you taught online prior to the rapid shift to virtual instruction in response to COVID-19?  No, not until the shift (1.5 semesters now). What practice or […]

Assessment, Alignment and Feedback Spotlight #1

Assessment, Alignment and Feedback Spotlight #1

Faculty Info Name: Stacey BeauregardAcademic Program: EnglishAverage Number of students per section: 20Featured Courses: English 102: Strategies of Successful College Writers (four sections) English 330: Interdisciplinary Writing Had you taught online prior to the rapid shift to virtual instruction in response to COVID-19?  Yes, for two years prior. What practice or technique have you implemented […]

Assessment, Alignment and Feedback Spotlight #2

Assessment, Alignment and Feedback Spotlight #2

Faculty Info Name: Hillary TejadaAcademic Program: ChemistryAverage Number of students per section: 25Featured Course: BIOLCHEM 150: Critical Thinking for Science Majors Had you taught online prior to the rapid shift to virtual instruction in response to COVID-19?  No, not until the shift in Spring 2019 What practice or technique have you implemented in your course? […]

Assessment, Alignment and Feedback Spotlight #3

Assessment, Alignment and Feedback Spotlight #3

Faculty Info Name: Stacey AndersonAcademic Program: EnglishAverage Number of students per section: 20Featured Course: ENGL 102:  Strategies of Successful College Writers* (two sections)*This course focuses on helping incoming first-year students develop habits of mind and strategies for success in writing at the college-level. Students learn to make use of campus resources and academic technologies throughout […]

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