Tag: accountability

SIP 6.9 Specifications Grading

Thirsty for a Strong Instructional Practice?               It is 9pm on a Sunday night. You spent much of yesterday and most of today grading and you still aren’t done. You try to provide such thoughtful feedback to your students, but you can’t be sure that they read it. You …

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SIP #3.16 Preparing Your Class for the Higher Learning Commission Accreditation Visit

Thirsty for a Strong Instructional Practice? Have you ever had that feeling that there is a buzz about something on campus– something that you don’t quite understand but realize is important–and you choose to turn the volume down and listen to the other, louder voices in your head?  Well, this is how the SIPsquad was …

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SIP #3.15 Is it me? Reflecting on our Teaching from a Student Perspective

Thirsty for a Strong Instructional Practice? If you are like me, there are usually one or two topics in each class you teach about which students say things like   it’s too hard, it’s too easy, you’re not fair, etc. As the semester draws down, consider  looking inward and reflecting on how well your teaching has …

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SIP #3.13 Creating a Culture of Academic Integrity

Thirsty for a Strong Instructional Practice? Students know that cheating is wrong, but that doesn’t always translate into carefully documented sources in a research paper or turning down a friend’s help on a take-home exam. Surveys indicate that a majority of students have cheated during their time in college. What can faculty do to improve …

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SIP #3.9 Making Group Work, Work: Ensuring Accountability

Thirsty for a Strong Instructional Practice? Why do we assign group work? How does it benefit students? How does it benefit professors? If not planned for appropriately, group work can create a lot more work than necessary for both  students and professor. For students, the disadvantages of group work could mean having to coordinate schedules; …

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