Teaching Format

Teaching Format

The course content and learning objectives, as well as class size all factor into which teaching format is most suitable for a course. Using a variety of teaching formats also helps support diverse learners. The section includes descriptions of different teaching formats with additional resources for more information, and a number of proven strategies to engage students in their learning regardless of the teaching format.

Mindful and Contemplative Pedagogy

Mindful and Contemplative Pedagogy Mindfulness in the classroom, sometimes called “contemplative pedagogy” involves teaching methods designed to cultivate deepened awareness, concentration, and insight. The Pedagogical

Active Learning

Active Learning Active learning is an umbrella term that encompasses several different teaching approaches, all of which shift the focus from the teacher delivering course

Team-Based Learning

Team-Based Learning (TBL) provides a framework for a flipped course experience. Students prepare before class and then spend the majority of class time solving problems


In essence, service-learning is an educational tool that consists of three essential elements: Community service Curriculum connection Reflection There are many definitions of service-learning and

Online Learning

Online Learning Fully online courses are those where the students and instructor do not meet face-to-face in a classroom setting. The course may be fully

Effective Lectures

Lecturing is a common teaching approach used in many university classrooms. Although its effectiveness is debated often, when done well lecturing can be effective. Not