This activity, contributed by the Cornell Center for Teaching Excellence, was created for a graduate communications class to provide students with the opportunity to practice concise description of their graduate research projects. Students go on "speed dates" to practice giving eloquent blurbs of their research. Read more about Speed Dating Elevator Talks
This activity, created by Justin Gest, involves learning through "speed dating." The activity focuses on how to craft excellent topic sentences while considering the application of the course's theoretical ideas. Read more about Speed Dating Topic Sentences
With this activity submitted by Jim Grenier from MassBay Community College, students will be able to explain the importance of personal networking and demonstrate how to initiate communication in a one-on-one, face-to-face professional environment.
Overview: With this activity submitted by J.M Grenier from MassBay Community College, students will be able to explain the importance of personal networking and demonstrate how to initiate communication in a one-on-one, face-to-face professional environment.
In EMR16 and Stat139, students periodically do very brief "mini-assignments" which require them to submit or consider something that the instructor incorporates into lecture. Read more about Statistics Mini-Assignments
Should anabolic steroids remain banned? What about research cloning? In this activity, students work on constructing clear argumentative moral arguments using bioethical prompts. Read more about Steroids and Cloning
In gen ed course "First Nights," students invent their own chords and rhythms based on Stravinski's "Rite of Spring" in order to to better describe the way in which the piece was composed by experiencing that composition themselves. Read more about Stravinski Chord Compositions
For the course "Stories of Slavery and Freedom," a History and Literature seminar, Professor McCarthy has students lead the class, starting with close readings, then short presentations, and finally co-teaching the seminar.Read more about Student Co-Teaching