Faculty Teaching Tips
PFW faculty are using a variety of effective and creative teaching strategies to promote student success and engagement. Explore the videos below for ideas that you can incorporate into your own courses.
Dr. Tanya Soule, Associate Professor of Biology, shares tips on why and how instructors should create transparency in their courses.
Dr. Lee Roberts, Associate Professor of German Studies, shares ideas and tips for using games to promote student motivation and success.
Practice and Prepare
Dr. Jeong il Cho, Associate Professor in the School of Education, suggests strategies for delivering effective class sessions.
Solicit and Reflect on Feedback
Dr. Rama Cousik, Associate Professor in the School of Education, shares tips on how to gather and use feedback to promote student learning and continuous improvement.
Support Student Wellbeing
Dr. Lesa Rae Vartanian, Associate Professor of Psychology, shares the importance of checking in on student well-being and what resources are available on campus for mental health needs and concerns.
NOTE: PFW offers many services to help students with academic and personal matters. You can review these resources on our Student Support Services page, or simply submit a CARE team referral. When you submit a referral to the CARE team, a representative will follow up with the student connect them with the help they need.
Do you hate awkward silences during class? Cynthia Wilson, Senior Lecturer of Management and Marketing, shares a great technique to help students build connections and get engaged.