With the spring semester well underway, here are a few resources to help you respond to student work.
- Research Minute: Making the Case for Making Mistakes
New CTE blog post looking at research on why errorful learning should be encouraged and embraced in the classroom.
- 20 Ways to Provide Effective Feedback for Learning
Some ideas and techniques to give feedback that will increase motivation and enhance learning.
- How to Give Your Students Better Feedback With Technology
A guide on how to better evaluate and comment on students’ work using different digital feedback tools.
SPECIAL: Q&A: Get to Know CTE Assistant Director Andrew (Andy) Kaufman - Learn more about how Andy got involved in community-engaged teaching and learning, along with the impact he hopes to have in his new role at the CTE.
CTE Team News
Pop-Up CTE is coming to a location near you! Be on the lookout for our Assistant Director of Engineering Education Initiatives Lynn Mandeltort as she pops up around Grounds to provide just-in-time support and talk teaching with you. If you’re on Twitter, follow @cte_uva and @LynnMandeltort to stay updated on where Lynn will be.
A recent publication from our team:
Communicating the consensus on climate change to college biology majors: The importance of preaching to the choir - The CTE's Jeremy Sloane and his coauthor investigated the impact of introducing scholarly literature around the consensus on climate change to university biology students. The results of the study indicated that students who read and discussed the literature on climate change consensus became more worried about climate change as well as more confident in their ability to communicate the consensus.