Unfortunately, we don’t live in Lake Wobegon where all teachers receive above average ratings. Faculty who receive mean ratings below 3.50 are not necessarily perceived by students as ineffective teachers.
Two years ago I saw a call for applications for a CETL Faculty Fellow who would be half-time at CETL and half-time in their department for two years. Like many of you, I became curious about what such a position would entail, and what that might mean for my career. The call characterized the id
Designing a syllabus can be intimidating and overwhelming for some professors. How do they know that the syllabus is conveying clear objectives and goals? What if students misinterpret the assignments and class policies?