March 4, 2021

Hi CNS Instructors,

For this week’s teaching tip, I share a posting on the University of Washington Center for Teaching and Learning site focusing on large lecture instruction.  Several of you know firsthand that teaching large enrollment courses presents some unique challenges.  This post provides a list of best practices gleaned from research and discussion by the “Engaging Students in Large Classes: High Tech and Low Tech Strategies” learning community assembled at UW, Seattle.  The strategies were binned into “preparing”, “teaching” and “evaluating”.  The general principles this group developed are as follows:

Next week is halfway through the spring semester!

Stay healthy and sane, Paul

Paul Laybourn (he/him/his)
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Director, W2R S-STEM Program
Director, NoCo B2B Program
Director, REU Site in Molecular Biosciences