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  • Keys to Success this Semester

    Keys to Success this Semester

    Flexibility, Accessibility and Compassion  As we prepare for a mostly remote teaching and learning experience this semester, we encourage faculty and students to keep these...

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    Microlectures

    By Terri J. Matiella, Ph.D. UTSA 2020-21 Next-Gen Faculty Fellow Co-Director, Core Curriculum and Assessment for Environmental Science Senior Lecturer, Department of Environmental Science and Ecology As...

  • Using Extra Credit as a Motivational Tool

    Using Extra Credit as a Motivational Tool

    By Terri J. Matiella, Ph.D. UTSA 2020-21 Next-Gen Faculty Fellow Co-Director, Core Curriculum and Assessment for Environmental Science Senior Lecturer, Department of Environmental Science and Ecology The...

  • Digital Literacy

    Digital Literacy

    By Terri J. Matiella, Ph.D. UTSA 2020-21 Next-Gen Faculty Fellow Co-Director, Core Curriculum and Assessment for Environmental Science Senior Lecturer, Department of Environmental Science and Ecology Digital...

  • How to Engage Students in an Asynchronous Class

    How to Engage Students in an Asynchronous Class

    By Terri J. Matiella, Ph.D.UTSA 2020-21 Next-Gen Faculty FellowCo-Director, Core Curriculum and Assessment for Environmental ScienceSenior Lecturer, Department of Environmental Science and Ecology Drew Stephen, Associate Professor...

  • Creating Engaging Content

    Creating Engaging Content

    The Wow Factor Humans get bored. In a learning environment, boredom can be caused by a lack of understanding or it can be caused by...

  • Incorporate Higher Order Thinking via Bloom’s Taxonomy

    Incorporate Higher Order Thinking via Bloom’s Taxonomy

    By Terri J. Matiella, Ph.D. UTSA 2020-21 Next-Gen Faculty Fellow Co-Director, Core Curriculum and Assessment for Environmental Science Senior Lecturer, Department of Environmental Science and Ecology Higher...

  • Photo Assignments

    By Terri J. Matiella, Ph.D. UTSA 2020-21 Next-Gen Faculty Fellow Co-Director, Core Curriculum and Assessment for Environmental Science Senior Lecturer, Department of Environmental Science and Ecology We...

  • Grade Smarter, Not Harder

    Grade Smarter, Not Harder

    Imagine that you have been asked to design a building. You are not an architect, and you don’t know where the building will be, how much land you have...

  • Experiential Learning: It’s Okay to Think Small

    Experiential Learning: It’s Okay to Think Small

    By Terri J. Matiella, Ph.D. UTSA 2020-21 Next-Gen Faculty Fellow Co-Director, Core Curriculum and Assessment for Environmental Science Senior Lecturer, Department of Environmental Science and Ecology “Experiential...