Instructional Design News
Bianca Rowden-Quince & Andrea Fuentes - September 2023
Get Ready for Faculty Evaluations! Brainstorm with an Instructional Designer
Don't stress, get some collegial consultation, brainstorming and advice on course design and facilitation!💕. Some of our faculty find it helpful to have a fresh set of eyes looking at their hybrid, online, or even F2F course shells in Canvas before an evaluation, or for that matter; any time!
This is completely confidential of course, and is designed to support you and your teaching style.
Not due for evaluation? You can still feel free to book some time with us or email us.
Culturally Responsive Teaching: What's the Brain Got to Do with It?
Culturally Responsive Pedagogy (CRP), also known as Culturally Responsive Teaching, refers to the teaching approach that emphasizes the significance of connecting the culture of students and their social situations with the curriculum. Recently Dr. Bianca Rowden-Quince and Dr. Chris Collins presented at our adjunct symposium introducing the concept of brain science as it relates to culturally responsive teaching and learning. You can see their slide deck here in the CTTL Repository. We also have books available for checkout in the CTTL: Culturally Responsive Teaching, Theory, Research and Practice by the noted expert Zaretta Hammond.
ONE USEFUL FOLLOW - AI IN HIGHER ED
Recent advances in artificial intelligence (AI) for writing (including ChatGPT) can quickly create coherent, cohesive prose and paragraphs on a seemingly limitless set of topics. The potential for abuse in academic integrity is clear, and our students are likely using these tools already. There are similar AI tools for creating...