This page lists the TEA essays by topics that arise frequently in GSIs’ teaching:

Grading and Assessment
Participation and Discussion
Group Work and Collaborative Learning
Laboratory and Studio Classes
Diverse Learners and Learning Styles
Problem Solving
Critical Thinking
Reading and Writing
Research Skills

In addition, the tag cloud at right can be used to access related TEA essays as well as pages in the Teaching Guide for GSIs.

To view past TEA recipients by name, department, or general academic area, please see the TEA Past Recipients page.

Grading and Assessment

Armstrong, Eric, Integrative Biology, Everyone Loves a Good Argument: Encouraging the Use of Programming Languages in Biology, 2016

Lambert, Christian, Public Policy, Deploying General Rubrics to Preclude the Pitfalls of Grading, 2016

Stachl, Christiane, Chemistry, Using Individualized Student Feedback to Enhance Learning in Chemistry 4A, 2016

Jackson, Stacy, Energy and Resources Group, An Effective Review Session (without Teaching to the Test), 2011

Hamilton, Emily, History, Playing Teacher: Adding Predictive Power to Students Toolboxes, 2010

McGuire, Jennifer, Integrative Biology, Instilling Effective Study Skills in Students: Start Early, Know Your Weaknesses, 2007

Sinek, Wendy, Political Science, Conquering “40% of the Grade”: Interactive Strategies for Helping Students Prepare for Comprehensive Final Exams, 2006

Coppinger, J. Peter, Plant and Microbial Biology, Slimemolds vs. the MCATs, 2003

Paleo, Lyn, Public Health, Incorporating Practice into Theory-Based Curriculum, 2003

Powell, Jennifer, Molecular and Cell Biology, Transforming Quizzes into Teaching and Learning Tools, 2001

Participation and Discussion

Kern, Nicholas, Astronomy, Boosting Class Engagement with Software-Driven Section Worksheets, 2017

Bruenn, Riva, Plant and Microbial Biology, Plant Morphology is Just a Game, 2016

Yuan, Alexandria, Public Policy, Ethics Beyond the Textbook, 2016

Fleishman, Kathryn, English, To Risk an Argument: Tweeting towards Independent Theses in English R1B, 2015

Hellmich, Emily A., French (home department Education), Becoming Your Own Dictionary: Increasing Participation and Communicative Confidence through Semiotic Brainstorming, 2015

Herring, Christopher, Sociology, Sketching Social Theory Collectively, 2015

Hlatshwayo, Sandile, Economics, The Tipping Point: Encouraging Inclusive Participation through Productive Failure in a Highly Diverse Student Setting, 2015

Kitamata-Wong, Britney, Integrative Biology, (home department Optometry), A Clinical Approach to Human Anatomy, 2015

Smith, Tobias, Jurisprudence and Social Policy, Attending to Attendance, 2015

Steward, Shelly, Sociology, Integrating Sociology into Students’ Lives through Twitter, 2015

Kurd, Nadia, Molecular and Cell Biology, A Solution for Inclusion: Keeping Advanced Students Stimulated Without Leaving Others Behind, 2014

Painter, Genevieve, Jurisprudence and Social Policy, Consensus Techniques for Learning Together, 2014

Scoggins, Suzanne, International and Area Studies (home department Political Science), Encouraging Full Participation in Section, 2014

Crawford, Lindsay, Philosophy, Confidence and the Character of Discussion: Attending to Framing Effects, 2013

Hollenback, Justin , Civil and Environmental Engineering, Teaching Effectiveness Essay, 2013

Leyba, Ashley, History, Expanding the Classroom: Using bSpace to Encourage Student-Driven Discussion, 2013

McGraw, Marquise, Economics, Incorporating Active Learning and Technology into Teaching Economics, 2012

Tanner, Sean, Public Policy, A “Tradeoffs” Method for Soliciting Student Feedback, 2011

Akturk, Sener, Political Science, Negotiating European Integration Yourself: Role Playing, Simulations, and Counterfactuals in Teaching Political Science2009

Harris, Zoe, Public Health, From Theory to Obama: Innovative Teaching Methods to Increase Participation, 2009

Alexander, Sereeta, Education, Creating Collaborative In-Class Activities: Minimizing Diffusion of Responsibility and Disinterest during Group Work, 2008

Leite, Naomi, Anthropology, Introducing Course Themes through Experiential Learning: A First-Section Activity, 2008

Herrera, Veronica, Political Science, Reversing Roles: How Would Your Students Devise a Section Lesson Plan?, 2007

Ramey, James, Comparative Literature, Making it Fun: Framing Literary Discussion as a Social Practice, 2007

Comerford, Julia, Astronomy, Teaching by (Bad) Example, 2006

Fedyk, Tatiana, Business Administration, Hide and Go Seek; or, Could We Play with Accounting?, 2006

Yost, Benjamin, Rhetoric, Becoming a Better Socrates, 2005

Dumont, Sophie, Molecular and Cell Biology, Motivating a Broad Audience with Research, 2004

Owley, Jessica, Environmental Science, Policy and Management, Social Science Meets Physical Science, 2004

Radwin, David, Political Science, Learning By Doing: Using Simulations to Teach Political Science, 2004

Wedel, Mathew, Integrative Biology, How to Encourage Lecture Attendance through Discussion Activities, 2004

Zeitler, Bryan, Molecular and Cell Biology, Using the Peer-Review Process to Stimulate Classroom Discussion, 2003

Bandyopadhyay, Antar, Mathematics and Statistics, Mathematics: The Universal Language of Science, 2002

Pearson, Kathryn, Political Science, Bringing Home the Bacon: Navigating the Congressional Budget Process, 2002

Schwab, Susan, Molecular and Cell Biology, Players in the Pathway, 2002

McCarty, Heather, History, Journals: The Key to Small Group Participation, 2001

Current, Brian, Music, Hearing John Cage: An Approach to Introducing Ambient Music, 2000

Group Work and Collaborative Learning

Duquennois, Claire, Agricultural and Resource Economics, First Contact: Getting Things Done on Day One, 2017

Gardner, David, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, View from the Corner Office: Changing Student Perceptions about Thermodynamics, 2017

Brando, Beatriz, Science and Math Education, Building a Better Review Session through Active Learning, 2016

Bruenn, Riva, Plant and Microbial Biology, Plant Morphology is Just a Game, 2016

Escobar, Eduardo, Near Eastern Studies, Live Digital Translation for Dead Languages, 2016

Springthorpe, Dwight, Integrative Biology, Interdisciplinary Team Peer-to-Peer Learning with Guided Inquiry, 2015

Ye, Rong “Rocky,” Chemistry, Achieving Higher Efficiency in Chemistry Labs Using Electronic Scheduling, 2015

Knight, Nicholas, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, Help Them Help Themselves!, 2014

Langin-Hooper, Stephanie, Near Eastern Studies, Multi-Sensory Windows into Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology, 2011

Cecire, Natalia, English, Creating a Research Community, 2009

Haig, Kenneth, Political Science, Finding Ways that Everyone can Contribute, Creatively: Using Visual Learning Techniques and Small Group Exercises to Promote Cooperative Learning, 2006

Peek, Kathryn, Astronomy, Lessons from a Lesson on Stellar Evolution, 2005

Nisnevich, Anna, Music, Music and Multi Media: Staging Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, 2004

Johnson, John, Astronomy, TALC: Individualized Assistance through Collaborative Learning, 2002

Laboratory and Studio Classes

Kumar, Rajan, Materials Science and Engineering, Introducing Students to Scientific Writing in E45 Lab Sections, 2016

Stachl, Christiane, Chemistry, Using Individualized Student Feedback to Enhance Learning in Chemistry 4A, 2016

Taylor, Mercedes, Chemistry, Overcoming Emotional Reactions to Chemical Reactions, 2016

Kitamata-Wong, Britney, Integrative Biology, (home department Optometry), A Clinical Approach to Human Anatomy, 2015

Ye, Rong “Rocky,” Chemistry, Achieving Higher Efficiency in Chemistry Labs Using Electronic Scheduling, 2015

Wesp, Julie, Anthropology, The Hip Bone is Connected to the Thigh Bone: Fostering Higher-Order Learning by Not Answering Students’ Questions, 2014

Krasnow, Kevin, Environmental Science, Policy and Management, Understanding Long-Term Ecological Change with Tree Rings, 2012

Roudbari, Shawhin , Architecture, Using Students’ Design Work to Teach Design Theory and Criticism, 2012

Frey, Emily, Music, Teaching Basic Musicianship: An Ode to Chaos, 2011

Smith, Jessica, Chemistry, A Pre-Lab Assignment for a More Efficient and Effective Laboratory, 2011

Chang, Charles, Linguistics, Fun with Phonetics on a Saturday: Bringing Linguistics Up to Date with the Other Sciences, 2009

Kohen, Naomi, Materials Science and Engineering, The Kitchen as a Laboratory, 2008

Ng, Jason, Vision Science, Utilizing a Unifying Experiment to Enhance Conceptual Integration, 2006

Trahanovsky, Mary, Materials Science and Engineering, Motivating Students with Choice, 2006

Slotkin, Richard Keith, Plant and Microbial Biology, Designing a Better Laboratory Course, 2005

Shank, Elizabeth, Molecular and Cell Biology, Emphasizing Concepts in a Yeast Genetics Laboratory, 2003

Cheng, A. S. (Ed), Mechanical Engineering, Teaching My Students to Fish, 2001

Pivonka, Nicholas L., Chemistry, Improving Laboratory Courses, 2001

Spudich, Giulietta, Molecular and Cell Biology, Linking Theory and Experiment in a Biochemistry Lab, 2001

Diverse Learners and Learning Styles

Bruenn, Riva, Plant and Microbial Biology, Plant Morphology is Just a Game, 2016

Lu, Yi-Chuan, Physics, Improving Board Work with Colors, 2016

Hlatshwayo, Sandile, Economics, The Tipping Point: Encouraging Inclusive Participation through Productive Failure in a Highly Diverse Student Setting, 2015

Springthorpe, Dwight, Integrative Biology, Interdisciplinary Team Peer-to-Peer Learning with Guided Inquiry, 2015

Theerakarn, Thunwa, Mathematics, Developing Interactive Applets to Help Students Visualize Multivariable Calculus, 2014

Turner, Ryan, Astronomy (home department Earth and Planetary Science), Seeing for Yourself, 2013

Coleman, William, History of Art, Self-Portraiture as a Teaching Tool, 2012

Hengesbach, Conrad, Mathematics, The Challenges of Teaching in Summer Session, 2012

Parson, Rahul Bjørn, South and Southeast Asian Studies, Language Pedagogy as a Group Effort, 2010

Ullman, Julie, Molecular and Cell Biology, Teaching Students How to Create a Picture Worth a Thousand Words, 2010

Pepper, Timothy, Classics, Teaching the Ancient Greek Optative and Subjunctive by Staging Cultural Practice, 2009

Purcell, Jason, Political Science, Teaching the 3-Speed Class, 2009

Vendetti, Jann, Integrative Biology, Understanding Biological Shape with Pipe Cleaners: An Exercise in Integrating Multiple Learning Styles, 2008

Cattaneo, Matias, Economics, Teaching Students with Diverse Backgrounds, 2007

Chau, Angela, Bioengineering, Learn at Your Own Pace, 2007

Held, Robert, Bioengineering, Interaction and Integration: How to Teach Students with Varying Expertise, 2007

Sparrey, Carolyn, Mechanical Engineering, Implementing the Scientific Learning Cycle in the Confines of a Classroom, 2007

Westbrook, Laurel, Sociology, Drawing to Learn: One Way to Teach to Multiple Learning Styles, 2007

Freedman, Benjamin, Molecular and Cell Biology, Teaching Mitosis and Meiosis Using Metaphor and Play-Acting, 2006

Hicks, Susan, Geography, Getting on the Same Page, 2006

Perley, Daniel, Astronomy, Solar System on a Laptop: Visualizing the Dynamic Universe, 2006

Frenkel, Oron, Public Health, Crossing Disciplinary Boundaries through Drama, 2005

Benson, Elzbieta, Sociology, Increased Class Participation: Accommodating for Diverse Styles and Skills, 2004

Cassibry, Kimberly , History of Art, Teaching Roman Monuments, 2004

Dichtel, William, Chemistry, Teaching Alice, 2004

Rivera, Francesca, Music, If “Writing about Music Is like Dancing About Architecture,” Maybe It’s Time to Draw, 2003

Boucher, Helen, Psychology, Helping Students Understand Prejudice, 2002

Replogle Sheffer, Edith, History, Creating Coherence with Conceptual Maps, 2002

Bensadoun, Jennifer, and Alexandra Minnis, Epidemiology, Research Methods Applied to Public Health Topics: Using Breakout Groups to Foster Problem Solving and Critical Thinking, 2001

Dosh, Paul, Political Science, Encouraging and Affirming Diverse Forms of Class Participation, 2000

Gelbart, Mathew, Music, Cultural and Communicative Approaches to Teaching Music, 2000

Kauffman, Alexander, Integrative Biology, Teaching to Different Modes of Learning, 2000

Problem Solving

Ong, Frank, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, Teaching  Students to Value Hands-on Signal Processing Skills, 2017

Lu, Yi-Chuan, Physics, Improving Board Work with Colors, 2016

Hellmich, Emily A., French (home department Education), Becoming Your Own Dictionary: Increasing Participation and Communicative Confidence through Semiotic Brainstorming, 2015

Kitamata-Wong, Britney, Integrative Biology, (home department Optometry), A Clinical Approach to Human Anatomy, 2015

Siddiq, Auyon, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Bridging Mathematical Models and Managerial Decisions, 2015

Axelson, Jordan, Chemistry, The Importance of Implicit Feature Awareness for Problem Solving in Organic Chemistry, 2014

Delaire, Caroline, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Intuition Is What You Need to Take Home!, 2014

Bliss, Daniel, Molecular and Cell Biology (home department Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute), Fostering the Ability to Think Like an Experimenter in a Lecture Course, 2013

Miroshnikova , Yekaterina , Molecular and Cell Biology (home department Bioengineering), Breaking Down the Barriers Inhibiting Effective Learning Environments, 2013

Rubin, Anna, Public Policy, Policy Consulting Simulations as a Tool for Understanding and Applying Economic Concepts, 2013

Tabrizian, Peyam, Mathematics, The Advantages of Rearranging the Topics Covered in a Course, 2013

Fornasini, Francesca, Astronomy, “Is This Right?” Building Confidence in Scientific Reasoning, 2012

Schwartz, Sonja, Environmental Science, Policy and Management (home department Molecular and Cell Biology), Beyond Bean Counting: A New Laboratory to Teach the Concepts of Microevolution, 2012

Figueroa-Clarevega, Alejandro, Molecular and Cell Biology, Building the Big Picture, 2011

Kidder, Allison, Environmental Science, Policy and Management, Bringing Concepts to Life through Field Trips, 2011

Switz, Neil, Biophysics, Teaching Quantitative Optical Filter Choice as Part of Practical Microscopy, 2011

Champney, Danielle, Mathematics (home department Education), Using Prediction, Competition, and Reflection to Make Connections in Calculus II, 2010

Lee, Aaron, Astronomy, Bringing Astronomy Down to Earth: A Teaching Strategy That Helps Develop Intuition, 2010

Oehlberg, Lora, Mechanical Engineering, A Hands-On Approach to User Interface Prototyping, 2010

Shade, Jessica, Integrative Biology, Encouraging Deep Learning in an Introductory Course, 2010

Arpaia, Nicholas, Molecular and Cell Biology, Training Molecular MacGyvers Using the Immunologists Toolbox, 2009

Bruno, Paul, Physics (home department Education), Helping Students Learn (and Effectively Use) What They Already Know, 2009

Morazes, Jennifer, Social Welfare, Why Dont They Just Go Get Help Themselves? Illustrating the Challenges of Accessing Social Services, 2009

Nataraj, Shanthi, Agricultural and Resource Economics (home department Economics), Applying Economic Concepts to Environmental Problems, 2009

Siauw, Ko-Ay Timmy, College of Engineering, The E7 Robot Tournament, 2009

DeNero, John, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, Now Students, Don’t Forget to Play your Video Games, 2008

Foose, Ladan, Chemical Engineering, Searching for the Big Picture, 2008

Underhill, Justin, History of Art, The Power of Observation in situ (by Proxy), 2008

Goodrich, Maria, Integrative Biology, Using a Focal Organism as a Teaching Tool in General Biology, 2007

Steele, Ryan, Chemistry, A Voice in the Sciences, 2007

Su, James, Vision Science, Stretching the Field of View, 2007

Nieh, Ari, Mathematics, Dispelling the Fear of Proofs, 2006

Albanna, Badr, Physics, Getting in Touch with Your Inner Physicist, 2005

Clayton, Aubrey, Mathematics, The Meaning Behind the Symbols, 2005

Dowling, Christie, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Strategies to Provide Information Without Providing Answers, 2005

Blum, Suzanne, Chemistry, Current-Literature Problem Solving as a Connection to the Real World: How Solving a Problem in the Classroom Expanded Professor-Graduate Student Mentorship from the Laboratory into the Classroom, 2004

Borooah, Gautam, Mathematics, When Wrong is All Right, 2004

Diesl, Alexander, Mathematics and Statistics, Breaking the Mathematical Language Barrier, 2003

Endres, James, Molecular and Cell Biology, Science Education: Focus on Core Analytical Skills, 2003

Heddle, Amanda, Environmental Science, Policy and Management, Development of an Inquiry-Based Activity from a Content Intensive Curriculum, 2003

Punj, Gaurav, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Think Out of the Box, 2003

Shankar, Ajeet, Computer Science, The Zen of Reductions (How to Understand Computers by Becoming One), 2003

Villa-Lobos, Ana, Sociology, How to “Show” Sociology in an Academic World of “Telling”, 2003

Basini, Laura, Music, Musical Form and Active Learning, 2002

Sankaran, Viswanath, Mathematics and Statistics, Demystifying the Thought Process, 2002

Masanet, Eric, Mechanical Engineering, Incorporating Design-for-Environment into the Undergraduate Product Design Curriculum, 2001

Dawson, Steve, Astronomy, Kinesthesis in Science: Where Red Rover Meets Quantum Mechanics, 2000

Critical Thinking

Eiermann, Martin, Sociology, Social Theory as a Map to the World, 2017

Ibarra, Clare, History, Bridging the Gap between K-12 and University-level History, 2017

Klavon, Evan, English, Experimental Method: A Guided Lesson for Synthesizing Science and Literature, 2017

Meché, Brittany, Geography, Teaching the Politics of Representation in Development Studies, 2017

Ramsey, Samuel Nicholas, Group in Logic, Permission to be Confused, 2017

Escobar, Eduardo, Near Eastern Studies, Live Digital Translation for Dead Languages, 2016

Lambert, Christian, Public Policy, Deploying General Rubrics to Preclude the Pitfalls of Grading, 2016

Mansouri, Leila, English, Literary Scholarship as Cocktail Party: Bringing Students into the Conversation, 2016

Scholl, Caitlin, Comparative Literature, Helping Students Master Research: Scavenger Hunts as a Learning Tool in the R1B Classroom, 2016

Taylor, Mercedes, Chemistry, Overcoming Emotional Reactions to Chemical Reactions, 2016

Yuan, Alexandria, Public Policy, Ethics Beyond the Textbook, 2016

Courtois de Vicose, Alexandra, History of Art, What Is It to Truly “See” and How to Deal with the Unseen, 2015

Herring, Chris, Sociology, Sketching Social Theory Collectively, 2015

Kaletzky, Marianne, Comparative Literature, Translating from Shakespeare to Modernism: An Experiment in How Form Affects Meaning, 2015

Srinivasan, Ragini Tharoor, Rhetoric, Staging the Exchange: Learning to Read and Write Beyond Similarity and Opposition, 2015

Steward, Shelly, Sociology, Integrating Sociology into Students’ Lives through Twitter, 2015

Harkey, Anna, Anthropology, Bringing Archaeological Theory “Down to Earth,” 2014

Piazza, Elise, Vision Science, Achieving Widespread Participation through Evidence-Based Classroom Discourse, 2014

Yau, Elaine, History of Art, Starting with Art for the First Time, 2014

Rabanes, Raphaëlle , Anthropology, Queering Anthropology: A Lived Experience of Critical Knowledge Production, 2013

Szarke, Margot, French, Making and Supporting an Argument, 2013

Wolfson, Amy, African American Studies, The End of Romance: Teaching Students to Rethink “Wild” Africa, 2012

Zupsich, Gina, French, Free in Theory: Teaching Gender in Historical Perspective, 2010

Chou, Seemay, Molecular and Cell Biology, Teaching Young Scientists to Speak the Way They Think, 2009

Babel, Molly, Linguistics, Externalizing Analyses and Bridging Sub-disciplines, 2008

Divita, David, French, Shaking up the Standard in a Course on French Phonetics, 2008

MacDonald, Sarah, Sociology, Encouraging Critical Thinking through Exam Preparation, 2008

Stephanopoulos, Nicholas, Chemistry, Making the Connections: Dissecting Fatty Acid Biosynthesis, 2008

Lebsack, Sonya, Legal Studies, Teaching Critical Skills in Legal Studies, 2007

Sargent, Matthew, History, Teaching the “Errors of the Past”, 2006

Markham, Michael, Music, Bringing Opera Closer to Home, 2005

Randazzo, Timothy, Ethnic Studies, A New Approach to Teaching and Learning, 2005

Reyes Arias, Alejandro, Latin American Studies, The Challenge of Thinking Historically, 2005

Short, William, Classics, Experiments in Communicative Latin, 2005

Becker, Catherine, History of Art, Making a Connection to the Distant Past, 2004

Bilis, Hélène , French, Giving a New Tune to Grammar, 2004

Scott, William, History, The Campus as Laboratory: Teaching Students to Think Historically About the Built Environment, 2004

Cunningham, Sarah, Integrative Biology, Teaching an Uncommon Sense, 2003

Purser, Gretchen, Sociology, Theory as Map, 2003

Zalecki, Christine, Psychology, Practice Matters: The Design and Teaching of an Introductory Clinical Seminar, 2003

Gard, David, Psychology, Developing a Substantive Understanding of the Concepts of Normality and Pathology, 2002

Esse, Melina, Music, I Love to Listen to Music, But I Don’t Know Anything About It, 2001

Ferretti, Natalia, Political Science, Do Our Students Understand the Relevance of What We Are Teaching Them?, 2001

Hayes, William, Sociology, Teaching Bourdieu: Observing the Habitus in Sites of Consumption, 2001

Kiser, Deanna, Near Eastern Studies, Understanding the Lives of Ancient Egyptians, 2001

Watkins, Holly, Music, Musical Representation and Musorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, 2001

O’Brien, Terry, Integrative Biology, An Example of the Use of Frameworks in Skills-Based Learning, 2000

Thornton, Joel, Chemistry, Chemistry: The Other Foreign Language, 2000

Reading and Writing

Brutsche, Vanessa, French, Beyond Plot: Discussing the Stakes of Literary Texts, 2017

Cutchin, Carli, Comparative Literature, The Interpretive Problem: A Key Concept in Teaching Writing, 2017

Kaplan, Jeffrey, Philosophy, Reading Quizzes: a Mild Technological Innovation, 2017

Louie, Linda, French, Revision without Tears: In-Class Writing with the Pomodoro Technique, 2017

Roehrkasse, Alexander, Sociology, Encouraging Accountability and Participation through Regular Reading Responses, 2017

Koehler, Johann, Jurisprudence and Social Policy, The Feedback Loop: When Less is More, and When More is Less, 2016

Kumar, Rajan, Materials Science and Engineering, Introducing Students to Scientific Writing in E45 Lab Sections, 2016

Mansouri, Leila, English, Literary Scholarship as Cocktail Party: Bringing Students into the Conversation, 2016

Shelby, Hayden, City and Regional Planning, Discipline, Practice, Feedback: A Supportive Approach to Teaching Critical Reading Skills, 2016

Fleishman, Kathryn, English, To Risk an Argument: Tweeting towards Independent Theses in English R1B, 2015

Kaletzky, Marianne, Comparative Literature, Translating from Shakespeare to Modernism: An Experiment in How Form Affects Meaning, 2015

Stark, Tammy, Linguistics, The Semester-Long Research Project Reimagined, 2015

Coderre, Laurence, East Asian Languages and Cultures, Moving Beyond Plot Summary: Doing Things with Words, 2014

Greenwald, Jordan, Comparative Literature, Interpretation as Staging: A Lesson in Dramatic Literature, 2014

Benca, Jeffrey, Integrative Biology, Teaching Students “Street Smarts” Necessary for Navigating Peer-Reviewed Literature, 2013

Johnson, Jennifer, Linguistics (home department Education), Engaging with the Thesis Statement: Developing Metacognitive Skills in the Classroom through Peer Sharing, Peer Review, and Self-Review, 2013

Mangin, Sarah, English, Elusive Allusions: Discovering Kafka in Coetzee, 2013

Xin, Wendy, English, X-Axis, Y-Axis, and Zzzz’s: Plotting Narrative at 8 AM, 2013

Chihaya, Sarah, Comparative Literature, References without Referents (Or, How My Class Learned to Start Worrying and Love Thomas Pynchon), 2012

Elliott, Rebecca, Sociology, Maximizing the Impact of GSI Feedback through Reflections on Writing, 2012

Fisher, Mark, Political Science, Providing Skills, Not Summaries: Improving Reading Comprehension in Political Theory, 2012

Fidan Elcioglu, Ermine, Sociology, Reading Theory with Courage: One Way to Teach Critical Reading Skills, 2011

Huang, Lynn, English, Anatomy of an Essay, 2011

Cronquist Browning, Catherine, English, Ethical Engagement: Practical Solutions for Addressing Plagiarism in the Writing Classroom, 2010

Kayiatos, Anastasia, Slavic, (Feminist) Dreams Really Do Come True, 2010

Sergi, Matthew, English, A People’s History of the English Language: Dialect Communities, 2010

Clark, Christopher, Integrative Biology, Improving Biology Papers through Peer Review, 2009

Jasper, Kathryn, History, The Fourth Crusade Charges into the Classroom, 2009

Dimova, Polina, Comparative Literature, The Theory Scare: Teaching Students How to Grasp Abstract Ideas, 2008

Gravendyk, Hilary, English, Poetry and the Scientific Method, 2008

Gehlawat, Monica, English, Critical Objectivity and Sentence Style Improvement, 2007

Olsen, Carl, Scandinavian, Creative Writing and the Horizon of Expectations, 2007

Mahiri, Jelani, Anthropology, An Exercise in Writing Descriptive Field Notes for Anthropological Research, 2006

Sterling, Nichole, Scandinavian, Creativity in the Composition Classroom, 2006

Lerman, Amy, Political Science, It Said What?: Reading Critically for Bias and Point of View, 2005

Paramasivan, Vasudha, South and Southeast Asian Studies, “Telling” Tales: The Quest for Meaning in Indian Folklore, 2005

Rider, Christopher, Business Administration, Improving Writing Skills and Alleviating Grading Confusion, 2005

Desroches, Louis-Benoit, Astronomy, Undergraduate Astronomy Journal Club, 2004

Somoff, Victoria, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Writing an Epistolary Novel in a Heritage Speaker Class, 2004

Takada, Mayumi, English, Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Literature but Were Afraid to Ask the Saturday Evening Post: or, How Literature is Like Math, 2004

Baraz, Yelena, Classics, A New Way to Appreciate Cicero’s Style, 2003

Combs, Charles Scott, Film Studies, Writers into Readers, 2003

Dar, Huma, South and Southeast Asian Studies, Re-membering Our Histories, Re-visioning Our Histories, Re-writing Our Selves, 2003

Gold, Lael, Comparative Literature, An Epic in Miniature: Collaborations on a Thesis, 2003

Kaborycha, Lisa, History, Teaching History Students to Read Between the Lines, 2003

Saleh, Heidi, Near Eastern Studies, Revitalizing and Contemporizing Ancient Literature, 2003

Thomsen, Meredith, Integrative Biology, Groupwritten, 2003

Warner, Chantelle, German, Putting the Text Back in Text Book, 2003

Becker Quinn, Mary, Spanish and Portuguese, Charting the Plot of “La Noche Boca Arriba”, 2002

Cheng, Mai-Lin, English, Monstrous Texts: Overcoming Resistance to Literature, 2002

Johnson, Kimberly , English, The Renaissance Lyric Poem as Pop Culture, 2002

Anderson, Connie, French, Hands-on Experience of French Irony, 2001

Schwartz, Selby, Comparative Literature, “Is Ariel the same as the Little Mermaid?”, 2001

Dekel, Edan, Classics, Reciting Latin Verse, 2000

Elkins, Kate, Comparative Literature, Non-Standard Approaches to Post-modernist Literature, 2000

Richard, Anne Marie, Education, Not Exactly Dick and Jane: Using Children’s Books to Make Theory Accessible, 2000

Zemgulys, Andrea, English, From Description to Analysis, 2000

Research Skills

Armstrong, Eric, Integrative Biology, Everyone Loves a Good Argument: Encouraging the Use of Programming Languages in Biology, 2016

Escobar, Eduardo, Near Eastern Studies, Live Digital Translation for Dead Languages, 2016

Scholl, Caitlin, Comparative Literature, Helping Students Master Research: Scavenger Hunts as a Learning Tool in the R1B Classroom, 2016

Fleishman, Kathryn, English, To Risk an Argument: Tweeting towards Independent Theses in English R1B, 2015

Siddiq, Auyon, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Bridging Mathematical Models and Managerial Decisions, 2015

Stark, Tammy, Linguistics, The Semester-Long Research Project Reimagined, 2015

Cordes Selbin, Jesse, English, Empowering Learning: History, Collaboratively, 2014

von Morzé, Leonard, English, Sources Into Evidence; or, Rethinking the Research Requirement in R & C Courses, 2006

McNeill, Karen, History, The Undergraduate Research Paper, 2005

Wendover, Jess , Architecture, Teaching Triangulation of Research Methods, 2003

Martin, Tania , Architecture, Engaging with Primary Sources and Making Connections to Readings and Lectures, 2002