Category Archives: teaching and learning

Bias in FCQ’s



Hosted by: Kellie Ferguson FCQ’s (Faculty Course Questionnaires) are a great place to gather information about your teaching. But recent studies have revealed a significant amount of bias in student responses. In this episode, we will explore who is impacted and some strategies to help mitigate biased responses on FCQ’s.  download this episode’s infographic download … Continue reading Bias in FCQ’s


Combating Microaggressions with Microaffirmations



Hosted by: Aaron Schips Did you know that microaggressions are considered commonplace and routine for women and people of color? If you’re not sure what microaggressions are, or why they’re such a big deal, tune in to this podcast where we’ll be exploring how you can use microaffirmations to combat microaggressions in the classroom.  download … Continue reading Combating Microaggressions with Microaffirmations


How to Facilitate Asynchronous Discussions in Your Course



Hosted by: Mary Hoftiezer Do your asynchronous discussions fall flat?  This podcast will provide you with techniques to get engagement from students in asynchronous discussions.    download this episode’s infographic Hi this is Mary Hoftiezer, an Instructional Designer at CETL (C-etl) with another episode of the Cerebro Series.  Today we’ll be exploring:    How to facilitate asynchronous discussions in your course!  … Continue reading How to Facilitate Asynchronous Discussions in Your Course


Equitable Classroom Practices



Hosted by: Aaron Schips In this podcast, we will explore some quick ways you can improve classroom equity. As the leader of your classroom, you can affect change by recognizing everybody deserves an equal shot at representation, interaction, and access to class content. download this episode’s infographic Hi, this is Aaron Schips, an Instructional Designer … Continue reading Equitable Classroom Practices


Encouraging Students to Come Prepared for Class



Hosted by: Mary Hoftiezer In this podcast we are exploring methods to encourage your students to come to your class prepared for learning.  We introduce the topic of Just in Time Teaching. download this episode’s infographic Hi! This is Mary Hoftiezer, Instructional Designer, with the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and here is … Continue reading Encouraging Students to Come Prepared for Class


How People Learn, Part 2



Hosted by: Kellie Ferguson In Part 2 of How People Learn, we will take a closer look at some of the teaching techniques instructors can focus on to help foster deeper learning within their classroom. download this episodes’ infographic Hi this is Kellie Ferguson, Instructional Designer with the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning … Continue reading How People Learn, Part 2


How People Learn, Part 1



Hosted by: Kellie Ferguson How people learn is a multifaceted process. In this Part 1 of this two part episode, we will discuss some of the ways that people learn, absorb, and retain new information. download this episode’s infographic Hi this is Kellie Ferguson, Instructional Designer with the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning … Continue reading How People Learn, Part 1


7 Principles of Good Practice in Undergraduate Education



Hosted by: Kady Katona Listen along as Kady Katona, Instructional Designer at CETL, shares the essentials from Chickering & Gamson’s 7 Principles of Good Teaching Practice. Grab your headphones and enjoy! download this episode’s infographic Hi this is Kady Katona an Instructional Designer at CETL with another episode of the Cerebro Series. Today we’ll be … Continue reading 7 Principles of Good Practice in Undergraduate Education


First Day of Class



Hosted by: Mary Hoftiezer This podcast is about how to plan for and make the most of the most important day of the semester–the first day of class! download this episode’s infographic Hi this is Mary Hoftiezer, an Instructional Designer at CETL (C-etl) with another episode of the Cerebro Series.  Today we’ll be exploring     How to Make the Most … Continue reading First Day of Class