Pedagogy Unbound

More great browsing material:

Maryellen Weimer’s The Teaching Professor blog in Faculty Focus covers a wealth of teaching topics — and it’s easy to subscribe to daily or weekly email updates. A brand new blog for teaching-related tips and idea-sharing is featured in the Chronicle of Higher Ed this week: Pedagogy Unbound. Here’s a list of categories — check it out to read and also to contribute your own tips!

Problem Solving
Using Technology
Academic Honesty
Making a Syllabus
Outside the Classroom
Teaching Goals
Group Work
Making Better Writers
Writing to Learn
Effective Lecturing
Every Class Period
First Day of Class
Getting Students to Talk


What do you expect to learn as a teacher?

A post from Faculty Focus this week challenges us to think about goals for our own learning in any given semester.

We have (or should have) goals for our learning—in each course, in our ongoing growth and development as teachers, in our fields as scholars, and in our continuing work at our institutions.

What would students say are their goals for our learning, I wonder? The article includes an interesting learning grid to talk about shared learning with students.