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Threshold Concepts in the Development of Problem-solving Skills
Shelly Wismath, Doug Orr and Bruce MacKay
Teaching & Learning Inquiry: The ISSOTL JournalVol. 3, No. 1 (2015), pp. 63-73
Collaborative Learning in Problem Solving: A Case Study in Metacognitive Learning
written by Shelly L. Wismath and Doug Orr
Problem solving and collaborative communication are among the key 21st century skills educators want students to develop. This paper presents results from a study of the collaborative work patterns of 133 participants from a university level course designed to develop transferable problem-solving skills.
How do I get my students to pay better attention
There are methods that you can employ that will motivate students to become more productive members in your class. Ways of teaching that will make your class enjoyable and engaging.
Tips for a Well Structured Exam
This resource provides some tips for structuring your exam so that your assessment is fair and appeals to all of your students, not just those who can solve the most complicated problems.
Feedback for Teaching
This resource has been prepared by the Teaching Centre at the University of Lethbridge to help provide direction for Instructional Staff to gather quality feedback on their teaching for the purpose of self-reflection and growth. These resources have been written and assembled from a broad range of sources and where appropriate references to the original materials have been included. The majority of this resource is designed to assist Instructional Staff in gathering quality feedback on their teaching for the purpose of helping them to grow professionally as instructors.
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