December 2017

Hive Mind - Using a Social Media Metaphor to Create Cognitive Presence
Two Answers and a ?
Finishing Strong - Scaffolding Metacognitive Reflection in Course Closure
Using the RAFT as a Collaborative Teaching Technique


September 2017

Teaching tips based on Cognitive Load Theory
Using Social Learning Theory to Engage Adults through Extension Education
Student Portfolios - Authentic Assessment at Its Best
Teaching Plant Morphology in an Active Learning Setting with Digital Microscopes

June 2017

Exploring Animal Science Applications to Extension in a Capstone Course
Thinking of Epistasis as Playing in a Restricted Playground
Creating New Opportunities for Inter-Institution Communication, Collaboration and Competition in the Classroom
An Op-Ed Grading Rubric: Improving Student Output and Professor Happiness

March 2017

Adopting Teaching Strategies to Accommodate Different Learning Styles
Using Jeopardy Game in a Forages Course
The Scavenger Hunt as an Active Learning Technique
Increasing Student Engagement with Technology and a TA: Connecting On-Campus and Distance Learners

December 2016

Building Capacity for Cooperation
Lessons Learned from Teaching Large Classes
The Need for A Critical Pedagogy of Agriculture
Use of Movies to Teach a Leadership Lesson

September 2016

Crumpled Rounds - A Technique for Anonymous Participation in Class Discussions
Grounded Application of Connectivism in the Classroom
Assessing Learning Objectives with Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy
Ten Steps for Creating a Great Environment for Positive Group Work Experience

June 2016

Anonymous Grading: A Win-Win for Faculty and Students
Pump in a Bucket : A Method for Teaching Teachers and Students Solar Energy Concepts
Bringing the World to Your Classroom: Using WebEx™ Conferencing to Bring Experts to Your Course
The Student-Developed Quiz (or Exam):  Scaffolding Higher-Order Thinking

March 2016

Student - Conducted Farmer Video Interviews
Working with the Agricultural Diversity of College Students
Connecting Undergraduates to Dairy, Farm to Fork

December 2015

A Novel Approach to Learning Base Knowledge
Using a Video Response Tool for Course Assignments
Connecting Undergraduates to Dairy Farm to Fork
Peer Pressure to Encourage Attendance in a Non-Majors Science Class

September 2015

Designing Quality Student Reports in an Agroecosystems Analysis Course
Preparing Job Operation Sheets (JOS) for Laboratory Instruction
Lead with Your History, be Balanced, and Stamp out Ignorance

June 2015

Transforming Conference Presentations into Involved Conversations: An Agroecology Model
Collaboration between University Faculty, State Education Staff, and High School Teachers to Create Instructional Material: The Creation of Secondary Agricultural Communications Curriculum
Personal Biographies Used to Build a Learning Community

March 2015

Student-Designed Course in Land Ownership Changes
Using C-SPAN as a Teaching Tool in Agricultural and Natural Resource Policy Courses
Enhancing Student Experience in Plant Sciences through Inquiry Based Learning
Achieving Engagement through Real-World Examples
Crafting the Exam

December 2014

Coaching Student Teams: Guiding Students Through Team-Based Learning Experiences
Git 'er Done: Publish Those Dusty Papers
Communicating Expectations
The Golden Ticket: A Strategy for Time Management and Decision-Making
A Resourceful and Interactive Method to Teach Students about Cell Division

September 2014

Collaborative Book Reviews: Mentoring Students in Agroecology Courses
Farm Safety Day Camp Programs for Youth
Exploring Agricultural Values: A Workshop on Different Agricultural Values for College Students who are Conducting Agricultural Literacy Activities
Cultivating Student Relationships in the Classroom

June 2014

Guiding Principles for Teaching with Technology
Multi-Language Challenges in International Agroecology Courses
Teaching Sustainable Crop Production through Collaborative Learning
Addressing Students’ Financial Constraints in my Teaching and Advising

March 2014

Office Hours: Bringing Them to Where Your Students Are
Participatory Learning Experiences: What These Mean to Me as an Agroecology Instructor
Using Guided Discovery as an Active Learning Strategy
Engaging Students in Large Lecture Classes

December 2013

Teachers Remind101 and Students Do 2- Using Remind101 as a Classroom Communication Tool
The Frustrations of Learning How to Write a Scientific Paper
Peer Groups and Pairs:  Many benefits for the Online Setting!
Blending the Three-Part Mission of the Land Grant University

September 2013

It Is Only about the Science
Faculty Prerequisites for Dialogue
Flipping the Classroom and Furthering Our Careers
A Hint of Things to Come

June 2013

Sarcomere in the Classroom
Teaching Undergraduate Researchers
Student-centered Teaching through Experiential Learning and its Assessment
Undergraduate Teaching Philosophy

March 2013

What Are We Doing Right
What Does the Public Think of Agriculture
Practicing and Preparing for Stakeholder Interviews

December 2012

Farmer Interview Role Play Exercise
Statement of Graduate Teaching Philosophy
Motivation for Class Team Projects in Agroecology: Potentials for Super Teams

September 2012

Metaphors in Agroecology Education: One Personal Method of Learning
Changing Lives in a Semester: A Teaching Approach to Help with Tenure and Promotion While Providing an Experience They’ll Never Forget
TPS (Think, Pair and Share) as an Active Learning Strategy

June 2012

Expectations and Realities of My First Undergraduate Research Experience
Interviews with Farming and Food Systems Experts
Empowering Volunteers to Find Viable Solutions to Problems

March 2012

Mind Mapping to Explore Farming and Food Systems Interactions
Tips for Teaching Adult Students
Transect Walks across Farms and Landscapes

December 2011

Time Management Time Cards
Using Prezi in the Classroom
Adding Value to Graduate Education: The Comprehensive Examination
A Teaching Module on Ozone as an Air Pollutant and its Effects on Plants
Visioning Future Scenarios

September 2011

Combining Study Case and Learning Group Approaches to Teaching Agricultural Environmental Management Systems
The Syllabus Contract
Learning by Doing
Outside of class reading of scientific journal articles is invaluable, and helps the instructor just as much as the student
Building a Social Learning Community
Use of Structured Debate to Analyze Agricultural Issues: Large Scale Dairy Operation Simulation Exercise
Is Our Next Generation of Scholars Going to be Capable of Affording Us?

June 2011

Preparing Effective Demonstrations for the Classroom and Laboratory
Analyzing Quantitative Data: Doing the Right Thing and Doing it Right

March 2011

Teaching a Specialty Course at Three Land-Grant Universities Through Distance Education

December 2010

What Is Critical Thinking?

September 2010

Publishing and Citation Analysis: Needed Academic Partners
Asking Questions

June 2010

A Taste of Teaching
From Business to Government to Schools, Wind Power is Creating New Opportunity
Structured Feedback: A Tool for Teaching and Learning

March 2010

Writing across the Disciplines

December 2009

RECAP – A Reinforcement Strategy for Student Learning
Engaging Net Generation Learners by Incorporating Their “Hot Topics” into the Classroom

September 2009

Online Message or Discussion Boards
Enhancing Higher-Order Learning and Critical Thinking: A Strategy for Large Undergraduate Classes

June 2009

Motivating Students – Factors to Consider
A Laboratory Exercise to Demonstrate the Effect of Container Size on Substrate Water & Air Content
Globalizing Agricultural Curriculum by Creating International Exchange

March 2009

Creating Effective PowerPoint Presentations