Author Archives: Herta Rodina

Video of Todd Zakrajsek’s Public Talk

Hello All,

Here’s the link to the video of Todd Zakrajsek’s lecture, “The New Science of Learning: How to Learn in Harmony with Your Brain” —



Todd Zakrajsek’s Presentation

Hi Everyone! In preparation for his talk to our faculty learning community, Todd Zakrajsek has asked that we read his blog post on The Scholarly Teacher (cached version):

See you all Thursday 02 APR, 3-5, in Gordy 109. Herta

DML Course Evaluation Forms

Hi everyone,

Following up on our discussion after Jackie’s presentation, here are the evaluation forms Modern Languages uses — one for language courses, the other for literature and civilization courses. The questions about student self-evaluation are near the end of each form. DML Lower Eval Form (1000-3215) DML Upper Eval Form (above 3215)


Team-Based Learning Session

Hi Everyone,

Here’s the link to the video of yesterday’s TBL session with Raymond Frost:

There are two one-hour recordings, since each camera could record only one hour of material. You may have to crank your volume up high to hear everything clearly. I doubt this début into cinematography will get me an Oscar, but the main points should come through.


Team-Based Learning

Hi Everyone!

In preparation for his presentation on 23 February, Raymond Frost has asked us to review this short handout — TBL Sibley handout February 2014 — and watch a 12-minute video on team-based learning (2nd video at this site):

Enjoy & see you on the 23rd,


Our First Meeting

Time and place: Monday 26 January, 3-5 pm, Ellis 213B.


  • Introductions
  • Dates and presenters for future meetings
  • Presentation and discussion:
    Chris Griffin, Biological Sciences, “Student Engagement”