Teaching Methods

9 IDEAs for Readings

This semester, the ITI is focusing on IDEAs. IDEAs are intentionally designed educational activities featured in the book Teaching for Learning by Major, Harris, and Zakrajsek. These IDEAs are designed to respond to what the research reported says about...

8 IDEAs for Discussions

This semester, the ITI is focusing on IDEAs. IDEAs are intentionally designed educational activities featured in the book Teaching for Learning by Major, Harris, and Zakrajsek. These IDEAs are designed to respond to what the research reported says about...

4 IDEAs for Lecturing

This semester, the ITI is focusing on IDEAs. IDEAs are intentionally designed educational activities featured in the book Teaching for Learning by Major, Harris, and Zakrajsek. These IDEAs are designed to respond to what the research reported...

Online Summer Workshop Sessions with Linda Jacoby

The ITI and its Faculty Funding Sub-Committee are happy to announce that we have purchased a set of 24 tokens for faculty across D'Youville College to enroll in an online workshop option of their choice this Summer with Optimize Learning. Optimize Learning, founded...

Fishbowl

The fishbowl activity is one that can be used with any age group of students in the classroom, but is particularly good for college students to help them stay up to date with all of their material. This activity requires students to complete a short essay prior to...

Better Group Work

What the Literature Says There is a bit of literature published on group work. In general, the research says that group work can increase motivation, develop individual responsibility, and allows students to co-construct knowledge as a result of member interactions...