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An informal discussion of innovative and effective practices in teaching and learning. This podcast series is hosted by John Kane (an economist) and Rebecca Mushtare (a graphic designer). Together we run the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching at the State University of New York at Oswego.

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An informal discussion of innovative and effective practices in teaching and learning. This podcast series is hosted by John Kane (an economist) and Rebecca Mushtare (a graphic designer). Together we run the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching at the State University of New York at Oswego.

    Bichronous Learning

    Bichronous Learning

    When we talk about online learning we often focus on asynchronous learning. In this episode, Jessica Kruger joins us to discuss the creation of rich online learning experiences that include a combination of synchronous and asynchronous components. Jessica is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, and the Interim Coordinator for Teaching Innovation and Excellence for the School of Public Health and Health Professions at the University at Buffalo.
    A transcript of this episode and show notes may be found at http://teaforteaching.com.

    • 23 min
    Relationship-Rich Education

    Relationship-Rich Education

    Many students enter our colleges and universities with hopes for a better future, but depart, often with a large burden of debt, before achieving their goals.  In this episode, Peter Felton and Leo Lambert join us to discuss the importance of human connections in supporting students on their educational journey.
    Peter is the Executive Director of the Center for Engaged Learning, the Assistant Provost for Teaching and Learning, and a Professor of History at Elon University. Leo is a Professor of Education and President Emeritus, also at Elon University. Peter and Leo are co-authors of Relationship-Rich Education: How Human Connections Drive Success in College, which was just released in late October of this year. They also were co-authors of The Undergraduate Experience: Focusing Institutions on What Matters Most.
    A transcript of this episode and show notes may be found at http://teaforteaching.com.
     

    • 42 min
    Inclusive Communication

    Inclusive Communication

    Communication in academia has hidden and unwritten rules that present barriers for students. In this episode, Kristina Ruiz-Mesa joins us to discuss inclusive communication strategies we can use as teachers and mentors to help students feel like they belong in the academy.
    Kristina is an Associate Professor of Communication Studies at California State University - Los Angeles. Kristina previously worked in diversity, equity and inclusion research at Villanova University, and as a communication and diversity consultant. Her research on these topics has been published in a variety of academic journals and in book chapters. Her forthcoming textbook Inclusive Public Speaking: Communicating in a Diverse World will be available in late 2020 through Fountainhead Press.
    A transcript of this episode and show notes may be found at http://teaforteaching.com.
     

    • 33 min
    Nurturing a Growth Mindset

    Nurturing a Growth Mindset

    Emotions and past experiences can lead us to develop fixed mindsets in particular aspects of our lives and learning. In this episode, Kelly Theisen joins us to discuss ways to help foster growth mindsets within a course from the beginning to the end of the semester. Kelly is an Assistant Professor of Biochemistry at the State University of New York at Plattsburgh.
    A transcript of this episode and show notes may be found at http://teaforteaching.com.

    • 23 min
    Distracted

    Distracted

    It is easy to become distracted when materials or experiences seem irrelevant, unobtainable, or uninteresting. In this episode, James Lang joins us to explore strategies to build and strengthen student attention to improve learning outcomes. James is a professor of English and the Director of the D’Amour Center for Teaching Excellence at Assumption University and is also the editor of the West Virginia University Press series,Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, and the author of numerous articles and books on teaching and learning, including Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning and Teaching and Distracted: Why Students Can't Focus and What You Can Do About It.
    A transcript of this episode and show notes may be found at http://teaforteaching.com.

    • 36 min
    Takeover

    Takeover

    Tea for Teaching has been taken over this week by a couple of our favorite authors! Join our friends, Sarah Rose Cavanagh and Josh Eyler, as they interview each other about their current book projects.
    Sarah is the author of The Spark of Learning: Energizing Education with the Science of Emotion and of Hivemind: Thinking Alike in a Divided World and numerous scholarly publications. She is the Associate Director for Grants and Research at the D’Amour Center for Teaching Excellence at Assumption College, the Co-Director of the Laboratory for Cognitive and Affective Science, and also Research Affiliate at the Emotion, Brain, and Behavior Laboratory at Tufts University. Josh is the Director of Faculty Development and a lecturer in Writing and Rhetoric at the University of Mississippi. Josh is the author of How Humans Learn: The Science and Stories behind Effective Teaching.
    A transcript of this episode and show notes may be found at http://teaforteaching.com.

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
44 Ratings

44 Ratings

ckernahan1 ,

Consistently useful and helpful!!

Great ideas for teaching and learning. Big ideas and concrete suggestions for higher ed instructors.

Forrest C. ,

Im looking at the actual john kane omg its john kane

This guy taught me economics for a semester

whole yheat ,

Great podcast

The year is 2420. I am in an Amazon space station revolving around Proxima Centauri with my consciousness stored in a robot. With my Telsa jahpods I begin to relisten to this podcast for the 1337th time. Life is good.

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