Through its free e-newsletter and dedicated website, Faculty Focus publishes articles on effective teaching strategies for the college classroom — face-to-face, online, blended, or flipped. It’s also home to The Teaching Professor Blog, written by Maryellen Weimer, PhD. In December 2016, Faculty Focus Premium was launched, a rich repository of teaching tools and resources that deliver fresh ideas, keen insights, and best practices.
Type of Material:
Collection of Teaching and Learning Information, Research, and Strategies
Faculty Focus articles serve as handouts for faculty development discussions and guides for best practices in face-to-face, online, blended or flipped teaching modalities. They can be used individually or collectively. It is possible to apply them to the improvement of post secondary teaching.
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The main purpose of this newsletter is to provide articles on effective teaching strategies for the college classroom, including face-to-face, online, blended, or flipped formats.
Target Student Population:
Faculty Focus is suitable for T.A.s and higher ed faculty at all levels of higher ed instruction.
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
An interest and/or some experience in higher ed instruction is helpful but not always necessary for all articles.A basic knowledge of pedagogy is useful.
The articles present valid and accurate concepts, models, and skills in higher education. Where appropriate, valid and accurate references, bibliographies and other supporting material are provided.
Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool
The articles give a clear articulation of their purpose and goals so the reader will be able to effectively achieve these goals. Compared to other methods of teaching the same concept, models, or skills, this resource is just as effective or better.The content level is appropriate for higher education instructors.
Effectiveness may be further enhanced by improving the visual appeal of the digital articles and promoting creative use beyond this collection through community connections and interaction. Permission is required to distribute Faculty Focus articles, special reports, and other content from this website and its e-newsletter.
Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty
The resource presents the information clearly and it is arranged in an orderly fashion. The content level is appropriate for the expertise level of higher ed faculty and TA's. The resource presents information in ways that are familiar for the intended audience. The online site has a good design and friendly appeal to the user. Navigation is effortless.
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