Monthly Archives: August 2013

Low Tech Ways to Make Students Reflective Learners

Studies show that students learn more, and are more likely to become self-motivated learners, if they are made explicitly aware of their learning.  A recent post in Faculty Focus reports on a study of a set of four prompts designed … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Teaching: Interact with the World

One of the things we at CTE like to do in our blog is spotlight great examples of teaching at SMU.  Today’s Dallas Morning News features Cox’s Judy Foxman and her BBA Honors Marketing Practicum class.  Students in this class … Continue reading

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Tech Tapas: A Dozen Ways to Teach with Technology

It’s a longstanding tradition at SMU to start the school year with the Teaching Effectiveness Symposium. TES offers both returning colleagues and new faculty a forum to celebrate good teaching, share ways to improve it, and greet colleagues from other … Continue reading

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