Post Tagged with: "teaching"

Nurturing Cognitive and Affective Empathy: The Benefits of Perspective-Taking

Nurturing Cognitive and Affective Empathy: The Benefits of Perspective-Taking

Course intention and design must balance cognitive learning with affective learning, while also incorporating psychomotor learning through engaging class activities.

Structuring a Mixed-Methods Course

Structuring a Mixed-Methods Course

With some fine-tuning, the mixed-method model has the potential to be an effective and economical teaching approach.

Teaching Our Students to Critique Again

Teaching Our Students to Critique Again

Failing to teach our international relations/politics is a failure to guide students in the process of developing their own value judgments.

Student Feature – Advice on Citing Smart

Student Feature – Advice on Citing Smart

You cannot merely use diverse citation types to guarantee a grade, you need to see it as tool to help show that you are not merely reproducing knowledge, but transforming it.

Being a ‘Whole Educator’

Being a ‘Whole Educator’

Instructors of multi-cultural classrooms must branch out and begin to devote some of their time to understanding their students as a whole.

Grade Less and Assess More: The Value of Ongoing Feedback

Grade Less and Assess More: The Value of Ongoing Feedback

Ongoing and formative assessment is especially valuable for students to observe their own progress and to identify areas for improvement.

Drawing on Universal Design Principles in Interdisciplinary Teaching

Drawing on Universal Design Principles in Interdisciplinary Teaching

Interdisciplinary co-teaching is beneficial because students require knowledge beyond politics if they want to be effective in future study and / or careers.

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Towards a ‘Challenge-Driven’ International Relations Education?

One of the problems that IR faces is that its students cannot do it in the way that engineers, for example, can design and build in workshops.

Student Feature – Advice on Writing an Essay

Student Feature – Advice on Writing an Essay

This guide is aimed at a beginner, typically a student embarking on their first year of university study. It may also be useful as a recap for more experienced students.

Teaching as a Southern in the North

Teaching as a Southern in the North

Various phenomenon that may drive negative feedback against instructors should be considered by academic institutions before they make career-defining decisions about teaching staff.

IR ‘News of the Week’: A Student’s Perspective

IR ‘News of the Week’: A Student’s Perspective

Discussing news issues with your peers is an unburdening exercise that helps develop research and presentation skills and builds confidence in applying theories.

Preaching the Craft of Reading

Preaching the Craft of Reading

Students should be encouraged to read outside their comfort zone to work out their reading muscles, or even to just turn off their TV, radios, and electronic devices.

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