UCITE to host session on presentation skills

The ability to make an effective presentation is an important skill. Apart from simply a way to influence how others view you, preparing a good presentation helps sharpen an idea, deliver a more concise

UCITE to offer session on Professor Emeritus Dave Kolb’s learning styles, cycles

In 1984, David Kolb, professor emeritus at the Weatherhead School of Management, published his learning styles and learning cycle model now used worldwide. The cycle comprises four stages of learning: concrete experience, reflective observation,

UCITE to host session on close reading

Given the rapid growth in knowledge, it is inevitable that the amount of information that we expect students to learn in courses has also grown, unless instructors are very vigilant in limiting it. This tends to place

UCITE to host session on teaching successful courses

There are many factors that go into teaching a successful course, but sometimes we put our greatest efforts into areas that may not provide the biggest payoff and neglect those aspects that may require less effort but

Katia Almeida inspires students to see the world from a different perspective

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Katia Almeida delights in how her students represent various majors and interests—medicine, business, engineering, the arts and more. Because, she believes, the study of anthropology is relevant and applicable, no matter the discipline. “It enables you

Lisa Nielson earns a Carl F. Wittke Award for Undergraduate Teaching

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When first given the opportunity to teach at the university level eight years ago, Lisa Nielson stopped to consider what kind of instructor she wanted to be. She’d sat through countless hours of lectures on

Hear best practices for teaching a flipped classroom at upcoming UCITE event

At the next University Center for Innovation in Teaching and Education (UCITE) session, Bentley University’s Mark Frydenberg will advise faculty members on how to best use the “flipped classroom” model. The session will be

Reminder: Nominate faculty or staff members for Jackson/Wittke Awards

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Nominations are being accepted for the J. Bruce Jackson Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Mentoring and the Carl F. Wittke Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. The Jackson award is given to faculty or staff

Weatherhead School’s Diane Bergeron wins Diekhoff teaching award

What makes Diane Bergeron a respected and appreciated teacher at the graduate level is her recognition of each student’s particular talents, just as a skilled manager does within a successful organization. The key, she

Psychology’s Lee Thompson named top educator of first-year students in the U.S.

Return to Think By Numbers, the 2012-2013 Annual Report Professor Lee Thompson takes an unusual approach to teaching her course “Life of the Mind,” a First Seminar in SAGES (the Seminar Approach to General Education