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August 29, 2022
Take 5… Earth science information, by state
Preparations for teaching involve pulling together datasets, visualizations, and information that is geographically centered. For those looking for information relating to the geographic location (or U.S. state) for your campus, students may be interested in exploring these resources.
June 4, 2021
Take 5… grading for equity
The book “Grading for Equity” shares three pillars for equitable grading – accuracy, bias-resistant, and motivational. But we also need to make sure our classroom practices and assessments are also designed through an equitable lens.
April 6, 2021
Take 5… open educational resources
Making resources freely available to students has its benefits – but there are also costs. Are the technologies used for these OERs accessible on mobile devices and/or require high-speed access, special browser plug-ins, etc.? Are faculty compensated for preparing the OER, for maintaining/updating the OER? How are current events and societal challenges making it into OER – or are they? The research shows there are clear benefits to students using OER and not having to purchase textbooks – but let’s look at the entire OER system to make sure it is accessible, fair, and sustainable for not only students but faculty as well.
November 18, 2018
Take 5… Science video collections showcasing content, exploration, and advocacy
Take a quick break from your daily activities and check out these five video collections to view some unique series that communicate Earth and space science
December 27, 2016
Take 5… articles on college lectures
Take a quick break from your daily activities and check out these five articles to read the latest postings on college lectures – and reflect upon whether being a “sage on the stage” is what works best for your students
November 25, 2015
Take 5… blogs on teaching & learning
Take a quick break from your daily activities and check out these five blogs to read some current thoughts on teaching and learning in higher education
October 22, 2015
Take 5… articles on listening
Take a quick break from your daily activities and check out these five articles to read some current thoughts on listening (especially among students)
September 21, 2015
Take 5… articles on higher education and science courses
Take a quick break from your daily activities and check out these five articles to read the latest postings on taking science courses and the value of higher education.