Faculty Development

Guides and resources to help with remote learning, student assessment and engagement.

Types of Student Assessments and their Purpose and Differences

Assessments are educators’ different methods and tools to measure, evaluate, and track students’ academic preparedness and skill acquisition, learning progress, and educational needs. In this blog post, we will discuss the different types of assessments and their purposes.
8 min

Motivating Students Who Receive Negative Feedback from Peers

"even at one of the most prestigious universities of the world, you cannot take student motivation for granted" (Van de Veen, 2015)
8 min

What is Classroom Community?

Creating curriculum. Creating lectures that are both engaging and informative. Grading papers and exams. Holding office hours.
6 min

What is UDL: Universal Design for Learning?

Universal design for learning is a framework. It is meant to help provide guidelines for people in charge of educating students.
5 min

The Challenges of Teaching Online

The coronavirus pandemic hit many businesses and institutions, throwing the traditional teaching methods into disarray. Most institutions closed or moved fully remote, making students and their professors adapt to new modes of learning.
5 min

6 Culturally Responsive Pedagogy strategies to boost student engagement

6 Culturally Responsive Pedagogy strategies to boost student engagement
5 min

7 ways to implement online peer assessment

7 ways to implement online peer assessment
5 min

3 ways that Bloom's Revised Taxonomy benefits educators today

Help Your Students Bloom Online
8 minutes

The Empathetic Professor: How to Teach with Empathy

Learn tips on how to teach online with empathy
7 min

How to reduce stress before the start of the school year

Tips for educators on reducing start-of-year stress & how Kritik can help
5 min

Work-life Balance When You’re Teaching from Home

How to avoid burnout & better manage your time when you're teaching from home.
5 min