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Active-learning style teaching

UT Arlington has had an initiative concerning an active-learning style of teaching for at least three years, yet many of the classroom environments are not conducive to active learning. Some of the computer lab classrooms as well as other classrooms are configured in a way that prevents good teacher-student interaction because the student is seated behind a computer monitor. In some computer lab classrooms, a student ...more »

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Limited classroom space calls for creative ideas

It is increasingly more difficult to find classroom space for 150-200 students for a three-hour class. To remedy this problem, and reduce the cost of multiple sections, simulcasting may be an option using two large classrooms. Students in the simulcast room would still be able to interact with faculty and ask questions through the use of online technology (polling, text-based programs).

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GTA's

GTA's should not e allowed to grade. I have seen cases where students get in direct contact with the GTA to alter their grades.. sometimes the GTA's also have access to exams which are passed on to very close friends before the exam.

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