Classroom Activities

Class Activities

By Donna Hunter and Sangeeta Mediratta Pandemic times seem to have generated more empathy (among some folks) than our “normal” days, where we live more segmented lives. We used to go elsewhere to actively instruct our students, while we stayed home to parent, cook our meals, shower and maintain our most intimate relationships. But pandemic living has flattened those contours, making it impossible to pretend we are beings... Read More
This innovative modification of a peer response activity asks students to pitch...
Argument, Audience, Peer Review, PWR 1, PWR 2, Activities
This is an adapted version of the online game Spent , created by Games 4...
Community-building, PWR 1, PWR 2, Activities
This asynchronous activity prompts students to engage in artistic innovation by...
Asynchronous Teaching, Online Instruction, PWR 1, TiC, Working with Sources, Activities
This asynchronous activity asks students to reconceive the sources they have...
Asynchronous Teaching, Online Instruction, PWR 1, TiC, Activities
This asynchronous activity encourages students to use graphic design to outline...
Asynchronous Teaching, Online Instruction, TiC, Working with Sources, Activities
Overview of the activities: The following two activities, “A Q&A showcase” and a...
Presentations, Speaking Activities, Synchronous Teaching, Activities