Models of Innovative and Best Practices in Teaching & Learning at UND
Below you will find a booklet containing fifteen identified models of innovative and best practices for teaching and learning at the University. This information can help prepare you to address various situations or opportunities within your classroom environment.
Individual models of practice are also found below. Each has the following (right-click to download PDF):
- A cover sheet which describes the teaching strategy and the classes in which it has successfully been utilized.
- A handout which details how to implement the teaching strategy.
Teaching Race Without a "Critical Mass" A Teaching Module on Affirmative Action and Some Lessons Learned in Teaching Race in a Homogeneous Classroom by Kathryn Rand (School of Law)
Using On-Line Quizzes to Encourage Students to Read their Textbook by Brett Goodwin (Biology)
How to Manage Interactive and Feedback Strategies in "Mass Classes" by Wendelin Hume (Criminal Justice)
A Peer Review Process in Mathematics by Ryan Zerr (Mathematics)
"I Don't Care What You Think, I Care How You Think": Facilitating Dialogue on Difficult Issues by Steven Light (Political Science and Public Administration)
Flexible Grading by Dexter Perkins (Geology and Geological Engineering)
Students helping Students: Experiential and Service Learning by Elizabeth Bjerke and Leslie Martin (Aviation)
In-Class Writing Assignments and Unannounced Peer Reviews by Eric Burin (History)
Alternative Exams by Dave Yearwood (Department of Technology)
Creative and Critical Thinking by Joe Vacek (Aviation)