Finding new ways to teach students discernment of cutting-edge news is an important part of this Boston University College of General Studies lecturer adds learning value for students both inside and out of the classroom.
After teaching a course on Indian philosophy for Boston University’s College of Arts & Sciences, Lecturer Amod Lele revised the course for the new BU Hub general education requirements with the help of the Center for Teaching & Learning’s Course Development Institute. Not only was the course readily approved for the BU Hub; it has become a more dynamic and engaging experience for Amod and the students.
Faculty and staff from all across BU discuss the benefits of working with the DL&I’s Instructional Production Services team and using the media studio.
With funding and consulting from Questrom School of Business and Digital Learning & Innovation, the EMBA program has created a dedicated classroom equipped with multiple Cisco display monitors. Using Zoom online conferencing, faculty now can teach students synchronously.
Using MyMedia as a tool for students to do peer-reviews of rough cuts for a film production workshop frees classroom time for educational topics and more in-depth, thoughtful conversation. Through the Blackboard MyMedia Gallery interface, students upload their media, can look at each other’s work on their own time and at whatever location is convenient for them, and make comments online.
It takes vision, hard work, and leadership to make big changes in a mandatory large-lecture undergraduate course.
Bringing a blended online AP Physics opportunity to economically disadvantaged high school students, this successful pilot program is now set to expand.
SPH lecturer Cassie Ryan talks about effectively tracking student comprehension in class
SPH lecturer uses LMS to make courses paperless and improve students’ learning