Treat grading like a carrot, not a stick

This is the sweeter side of the carrot-and-stick metaphor. In the student’s case, the carrot is the grade. Set yourself up to have the most motivating carrot by being clear about what’s required to make a certain grade. Write it out for them like a recipe – you want...

Tips for Recording a Presentation

Limit the Length of a Presentation / Lecture It is highly recommended that you “chunk” your recorded presentation/lecture into one or more segments that are approximately 15 minutes in length, rather than one long presentation that is 45-60+ minutes in...

Basic Active Learning Recipe

Click edit button to change this text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo. INGREDIENTS Content Learning Objectives Activity Assessment Environment SERVES 5-100 Students PREP TIME...

Harmonize Pilot

A list of resources and information regarding the F18 Harmonize pilot.  Any issues with Harmonize should be reported to the Canvas Help Desk help@canvas.rutgers.edu, please also CC the IDTS team – sci-idts@comminfo.rutgers.edu on any emails you send to the...

Course Management Checklist

From before the course starts through the first couple of weeks and mid-terms to wrapping things up at the end of the term there are things to remember when prepping for the semester.  This resource will be a visual checklist to aid faculty throughout the semester...

Faculty Self-Assessment

Regardless of if you are a noob to teaching or a veteran a faculty self-assessment is a tool to help you evaluate and reflect on your teaching practice. Veronica is currently working on adapting a Faculty Self-Assessment based on research out of Penn State University...