Teaching Stories

Deepening Student Understanding with Community Learning

Deepening Student Understanding with Community Learning

Students develop a community feeling by working in small groups, apply what they are learning in other components of the course and discuss these activities with their partner.

Adding Another Dimension to Biology Lab Demonstrations

Adding Another Dimension to Biology Lab Demonstrations

CLAS helps build group interactions, promote discussion and provide students with some experiences that were comparable to observation of material in an in-person lab setting.

Mini-Teaching by Teacher-Candidates

Mini-Teaching by Teacher-Candidates

CLAS allows you to have a discussion which is very purposeful and to the point. I find that it not only saves time, but also makes it much more meaningful.

Linking Language in Math Practice

Linking Language in Math Practice

Videos of instructors solving mathematical problems on CLAS were annotated by students, allowing them to build the link between language use and mathematical practice.

Language Learning: Recording Speech & Feedback

Language Learning: Recording Speech & Feedback

CLAS allows both recording of student speech and feedback through the annotation tool. This system is especially convenient for students who shy away from having their face recorded.

Gain Insight through Feedback

Gain Insight through Feedback

CLAS is a fantastic way for students to review their own work and for professors to give highly specific feedback.