Convocation 2008

The following guidelines and recommendations are based on a presentation by Katie Phillips and Randy Lavender titled "Strategies for Teaching Millennial Students." The presentation introduced concepts and conclusions from current research in [more]

Teaching Tips for Reducing End-of-the-Semester Stress

From Debra Ballard: Faculty and students tend to get overwhelmed by the frantic pace of the end of the semester. One undervalued process that often gets lost in the rush is time for reflection, a metacognitive activity that asks the students to [more]

Pedagogy Visited-Exactly What is Teaching Excellence? (Part B)

by Randall Lavender, Professor & Associate Chair, Foundation Part A of this article (available here) discussed several myths that permeate college art and design teaching. Looking deeper at how we teach studio courses reveals certain methods [more]

Digital Storytelling and Second Life

By Leena Pendharkar Web 2.0, or the second wave of the Internet explosion, has brought with it an unprecedented level of media consciousness. While corporations have controlled film, television and music in the past, Web 2.0 has fostered [more]