Why Flip Your Classroom?

Can’t seem to cover all the material you need to in class? Just not enough time to have the needed discussion in class to prompt deeper learning.  Well, you’re not alone. So, how can you make the most out of a 50 or 75-minute lecture?  “Flip” your class. Have your students view the material or […]

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LIT now offers academic-focused video services to support teaching and learning

LIT is pleased to announce the addition of academic-focused professional video services to support teaching and learning for online, hybrid and traditional courses at the institution. We have recently purchased high-end video equipment including: a Sony NX100 NXCAM professional  camcorder, Sennheiser wireless microphones and lighting equipment to enhance the overall quality of the materials that […]

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Creating the Active Classroom 201

Last month our “Creating the Active Classroom 101” blog addressed some easy methods faculty could implement into your class with minimal disruption to your current teaching style. This month LIT would like to share more active classroom methods that build on last month’s 101. To facilitate student involvement, reflection, interaction, and enjoyment in the learning […]

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Creating the Active Classroom 101

Promoting an active classroom doesn’t require a lot of major changes to your current teaching style. What it does require is incorporating simple engagement techniques that get your students up, moving, and interacting with your classroom content. “Students generally have difficulty connecting abstract knowledge with real-life applications” (Glaser & Struss, 1967). Providing your students with […]

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June 2019 Course Development Institute

Congratulations June Course Development at Wentworth cohort: Hajar Jafferji Joe Martel-Foley Michael Mozill David Simpson Charlie Pham Marisha Rawlins       Building a new course? Redesigning an older course? Want to align program and course goals to assessments and teaching strategies? Then Course Development Institute is for you! Use proven methods to increase engagement […]

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