The Three C’s of Teaching…

(Some reflections after 27 years of teaching including four years as Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning)  Steven Bouma-Prediger, Leonard and Marjorie Maas Professor of Reformed Theology, Hope College Contact: boumapred@hope.edu Teaching is an art, the practice of which is best measured, in my view, according to what I call… Read More

“What Am I Doing? Is It Getting Me Anywhere?” Scaffolding Student Metacognition

Steven Volk, Director, Center for Teaching Innovation and Excellence (CTIE) and Professor of History Emeritus, Oberlin College Contact at: svolk@oberlin.edu Hands up those of you who have had students come to your office hours anguishing over the poor grades they received on an exam. I’m not talking about the student… Read More

“Flipping” a Classroom

By Jeremiah Alberg, Professor, Philosophy and Religion; Director, Center for Teaching and Learning International Christian University Tokyo, Japan Definition In this essay I offer a brief report and some evaluative remarks on my own experience of a “flipped classroom.” I found the following definition of the flipped classroom on the… Read More