New Chalk Talk

 

New Chalk Talk is a bi-monthly newsletter produced by the Center for Learning and Teaching at the American University in Cairo.

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Recent Submissions

  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-09-11)
    I was very much inspired by the recent contributions to New Chalk Talk from Ryan Derby-Talbot (volume 7, issues 9 and 10) concerning reflective practices in teaching and learning. Indeed, reflective practices can very much ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-09-11)
    In many respects the two quotes above exemplify two of the core issues in modern pedagogy and especially those related to active learning and teaching methodologies that highlight critical thinking. Einstein’s quote ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-09-11)
    Continuous evaluation and assessment of courses, programs, degrees and even entire academic institutions is part of the course in modern educational systems. A key component of this process is learning outcomes and as such ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-08-24)
    In Part 1 of this discussion, we began examining some basic assumptions in pedagogy that seem to inhibit the learning and retention of even bright, eager students. We provided an example of a student, Amir, who demonstrated ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-08-24)
    Conversations with Amir Several weeks ago I ran into Amir while walking around on campus. Amir is a junior engineering major at AUC, and was a student in my Calculus III class in the fall of 2006. I remember him particularly ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-09-11)
    I was very much inspired by the recent contributions to New Chalk Talk from Ryan Derby-Talbot (volume 7, issues 9 and 10) concerning reflective practices in teaching and learning. Indeed, reflective practices can very much ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-09-11)
    In many respects the two quotes above exemplify two of the core issues in modern pedagogy and especially those related to active learning and teaching methodologies that highlight critical thinking. Einstein’s quote ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-09-11)
    Continuous evaluation and assessment of courses, programs, degrees and even entire academic institutions is part of the course in modern educational systems. A key component of this process is learning outcomes and as such ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-08-24)
    In Part 1 of this discussion, we began examining some basic assumptions in pedagogy that seem to inhibit the learning and retention of even bright, eager students. We provided an example of a student, Amir, who demonstrated ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Learning and Teaching (American University in Cairo, 2014-08-24)
    Conversations with Amir Several weeks ago I ran into Amir while walking around on campus. Amir is a junior engineering major at AUC, and was a student in my Calculus III class in the fall of 2006. I remember him particularly ...