Assignments and Activities
"Motivating Students to Read and Write in All Disciplines" (post; pdf) "describes general considerations that highlight the importance of motivating students to read and write, and it offers strategies that you can use in your courses to integrate reading and writing in all disciplines."
- It outlines "20 things to consider" if you opt for "student blogging articles/chat comments/podcasts" as assignments or activities to help students "be there when they engage with [your] content]."
- Points below are developed more fully in the post.
"Small Changes in Teaching: Making Connections" (post) outlines "3 ways that faculty members can help students link course content to the world around them":
- "The commonplace book"
- "Social-media connections"
- "The minute thesis"
1. Why Bother?
a. Connections Lead to Deep Learning