Faculty Survey of Student Engagement

On Tuesday, April 2nd, all Wake Forest instructors received an email from researchers working on the “National Survey of Student Engagement” (aka NSSE), inviting them to complete a *Faculty* survey of student engagement. In this post, the CAT’s Director of Research, Karen Singer-Freeman, explains […]

What is the NSSE? Director of Research Explains

What is the NSSE? Introduced in 2000 by the Indiana University Center for Postsecondary Research, the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) measures the extent to which students engage in educational practices associated with high levels of learning and personal development. This survey, administered to […]

Exploring Title IX: Reporting, Investigations, and Trust

Guest post by Aishah Casseus, J.D. | Executive Director & Title IX Coordinator, Office of Institutional Equity Hello, I am Aishah Casseus, Executive Director of OIE & Title IX Coordinator. I have worked in Title IX for over seven years. In my experience, one of the […]

Sharing Teaching Materials from Canvas

If you’re like me, you’ve put a great deal of time and energy into your Canvas course pages. From building the modules and creating assignments to providing feedback, sending announcements, and making updates to the course schedule, a great deal of our teaching is visible […]

Focus on Self-Awareness and Empathy for Deep Teaching and Learning

I + E = O When I think about designing courses or curricula, I often start with I + E = O. Seems like a simple equation, right? There are just three variables. “I” are the inputs — the students and the knowledge and experiences […]

Small Teaching for Instructors of Foreign Languages

This post is authored by Peter Knapczyk, from the Middle East and South Asian Studies (MESAS) Program. Knapczyk developed this contribution as part of his participation in the CAT’s New Faculty Learning Community (FLC) last year.  I was introduced to James […]

Small Teaching, Big Impact

This post is authored by Derek Lee from the Department of English. Lee developed this contribution as part of his participation in the CAT’s New Faculty Learning Community (FLC) last year. Be on the look out for a second post from another […]