teaching fellows

Bringing the best parts of a seminar into larger courses


Michelle Sanchez, Into Practice issueWhen enrollment for seminar After Luther: Faith, Will, Law, and the Question of Goodness doubled last year, Michelle Sanchez, Assistant Professor of Theology, was concerned that the depth and quality of the connections—with and among students and the texts they read together—would diminish. In response, she modified some logistical elements including assigning different pairs of students to circulate brief response papers before class and then lead discussion each week.

The benefits: This approach allowed for rotating perspectives and democratized the class by giving students space to be the... Read more about Bringing the best parts of a seminar into larger courses

Digital Teaching Fellow (DiTF) program

The Digital Teaching Fellow (DiTF) program, which pairs graduate students with faculty to develop digital active learning projects in their courses, is extending to other FAS departments with a HILT grant project helmed by history professors Dan Smail and Ann Blair.