“Bueller…Bueller…?” Creating Class Expectations

By Tess DeBlander, Adjunct Faculty in the APTES program. Creating class expectations based on Bryan University’s policies is a standard for all instructors. I welcomed the challenge and created a SUCCESS Document describing Student Success. "S" was “show up,” "U" was “understand weekly assignments,” etc. This one page document was posted on the Class Wall

By | April 16th, 2015|Categories: Active Classrooms, Instructors|3 Comments

My Teaching Transition: From Lectures to Conversations

By Sean Preuss, APTES Instructor. Historically, teachers get information to students by lecturing. I can see why. It’s direct. Also, as educators, we are confident in ourselves, believing we can phrase the message the right way…the way that will help it stick. However, lecturing is an ineffective way to learn. “The Learning Pyramid,” coming from

By | February 2nd, 2015|Categories: Active Classrooms, Instructors|0 Comments