Monthly Archives: February 2012

Clickers – Video Demonstation

This video from the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning is an excellent example of monitoring student understanding. Getting feedback from students during a lecture allows teachers to estimate the degree to which concepts have been grasped. If many … Continue reading

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Pop Quizzez, An Alternative

“Tools for Excellence” (brochures produced by the Centre for Teaching and Learning. Professors use POP quizzes for a number of reasons. When students habitually arrive late for early morning classes, the POP quiz is a way of ensuring attendance. Some … Continue reading

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“R” Users Group

Attention to all UBCO students, faculty, and staff who use the open-source statistical software “R”, or who wish to learn how to use “R”: the inaugural meeting of the UBCO R users group will be held Tuesday February 28th ROOM … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom

I like this sentiment as expressed by Dean Sally Brunt. “For me, living with a status quo that I believe is fundamentally wrong is not an option. I believe deeply that each of us is put on this earth to … Continue reading

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Effective Leadership in the Classroom

As a facilitator of learning, you can control some of the factors that will enhance a student’s ability to achieve. Demonstrating leadership in the classroom, providing motivation for learners and operating effective groups will increase the chances of success. Your … Continue reading

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