The Teaching Innovation Projects (TIPS) Journal is an open-access publication from the Teaching Support Centre of Western University that focuses on publishing innovative teaching strategies that can be used in higher education. Many articles are posted by graduate students and postdoctoral fellows pursuing their Advanced Teaching Program. Some very interesting articles from their publication include the following:
- Your Presence is a Present: Fostering Community in LMS, Blended, and Online Environments by Jason Ribeiro
- Math Is Not A Spectator Sport: Student-driven Problem Solving in the Classroom by Allen O’Hara
- See, Hear, Speak… Using Non-traditional Assessment Techniques in Undergraduate-level Biology Courses by Dominique A. Potvin
- Philosophical Writing: The Essay and Beyond by Michael Walschots
- De-constructing Stereotypes in Undergraduate-Level African History and Geography Courses by Faith N. Mambulu
- Discouraging Social Loafing During Team-Based Assessments by Kyra Jones
- Guiding Group Work: Activities to maximize student learning from group projects by Chelsea Hicks
- Effective Use of Logbooks in Engineering Education: Enhancing Communication through Short Design Activities by Libby Osgood
- Social media as an Educational Tool in University Level Geography by Elizabeth Hundey
You can access the TIPS Journal online.
Are you interested in sharing a particularly effective teaching strategy? Contact the journal to submit your idea and let us know in the comments below!
Associate Director, Learning Environments, Teaching and Learning Services, McGill University. Focused on our physical and digital learning environments and the appropriate and effective use of technology in teaching and learning.