Small Changes, Big Impact

Discover instructional practices and tools used by instructors at the University of Virginia to improve the teaching and learning experience. The following short videos share the small yet meaningful ways instructors across Grounds are engaging students, building community in their courses, and maximizing UVA's learning technologiesduring the pandemic and beyond. We hope these stories leave you feeling inspired and with ideas for your own courses.

Click the ▶️ button to watch each video. You can also click on the video's title, which will take you to a page where you can view the video, read a description, and explore any accompanying resources.

This series is a project of the University Teaching and Learning Technology Committee. If you're interested in sharing your story or have any feedback on this site, email Kristin Sloane at Use #smallchangesbigimpact on social media to continue the conversation.

Rachel Clay-Keohane

Mathematics Instructor
UVA's College at Wise

Rachel Brozenske

Darden School of Business

Akemi Ohira

Associate Professor, Studio Art
Department of Art

Melissa Levy

Assistant Professor
School of Education and Human Development


Marc Santugini

Assistant Professor, General Faculty
Department of Economics

Alicia Frantz

Assistant Professor, General Faculty
Department of Chemistry

Cody Sanders

Associate Professor of Physical Education
UVA's College at Wise

Adam Koch

Associate Professor
McIntire School of Commerce

Jessamyn Manson

Assistant Professor, General Faculty
Department of Biology


Sign up for email updates

This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.