Things to try in class — education (November 21, 2003, 0) - http://www.ncsu.edu/felder-public/Papers/Secondtier.html
- One-minute papers: most important point made in the lecture and the single most pressing unanswered question
- Encourage or mandate cooperation on homework
- Think of three good questions about what we just covered.
Nobody asked me, but… (September 10, 2003, 0) - (education)
Eric contributed this education link:
It’s someone’s very strong opinions about teaching. Funny read.
Any questions? (September 10, 2003, 0) - (education)
Ways to engage your students
- Define a concept in your own words
- Explain familiar phenomena in terms of course concepts
- Predict system behavior before calculating it
- Think about what you’ve calculated
- Formulate questions
Make this group work. Promise to put some of them in the tests.
Evaluations (September 10, 2003, 0) - (education)
- What do you like best about this course and/or the instructor? (List up to three things.)
- What do you like least about the course and/or instructor? (List up to three things.)
- If you were the instructor, what would you do to improve the course?
Plan for Friday:
- English-level description of sorting and searching. Give them
Quick ideas for in-class activities (September 10, 2003, 0) - http://www.ncsu.edu/felder-public/Columns/Quickone.html
The one-minute paper looks like a good idea.
- What are the two most important points brought out in class today (this week, in the chapter we just finished covering)?
- What were the two muddiest points in today’s class (this week’s classes, this section of the course)?
- What would make this material clearer to you?