Faculty at GSC are active practitioners in their fields who help students connect with new learning in a way that is authentic, relevant, and personal. Faculty share subject matter expertise through highly engaged discussions, activities, and assessments. The following resources are intended to help faculty explore and share engagement strategies for student success.
This handy webpage provides an overview of instructor presence strategies using a Community of Inquiry (COI) framework.
Instructor presence online is essential, not optional. This resource provides faculty with a brief overview about why online engagement is essential.
Having difficult conversations with students comes with the teaching territory. Whether interactions are online or face-to-face, this webpage provides faculty with information and resources to have those difficult conversations in a way that makes use of GSC's resoyurces and promotes student success.
Explore an overview of tips and resources related to creating engaging activities and assignments.
Consider this webpage to learn how some GSC faculty incorporate practice and rehearsal opportunities into their courses.
Review this webpage resource to explore how GSC's highly qualified faculty and strong community partnerships help students access experiential and field-based learning.
Explore this brief overview of transfer of learning activities - what they are, why do the, and tips about how to include them in your class.
The Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) launched the Liberal Education and America's Promise (LEAP) initiative, which seeks to help campuses and faculty help "students acquire the broad knowledge, higher order capacities, and real-world experience they need to thrive both in the conomy and in a globally engaged democracy." Included in this initiative is promotion of authentic assessments and capstones and signature work.
Explore a brief exploration about the importance of feedback from educational experts in the field.
Explore this webpage for more information about using rubrics as a way to engage students with their own learning and provide targeted feedback.