Building a Community of Scholars – Video Series

​​​​Creating a Community of Scholars

Above Video: Introduction to the "Community of Scholars" videos Are students committed to your course? Do they know why they are taking your course? The following set of videos, "Building a Community of Scholars," will give you ideas for your classroom that clarify your expectations of students, and that help your students to become scholars, not just bystanders seeking to get by.

The videos you are about to view, depict seasoned, award-winning professors at CMU. Take their ideas, adapt them to your specific context, and guide your students toward their roles as scholars: becoming critical thinkers, problem solvers, deep learners, and ready for the next challenge.

Creating a Community of Scholars - videos

 

Importance of Names from CETL Media on Vimeo

Above Video: Gary Gagnon teaches his Marketing students the importance of names

 


Time and Expectations from CETL Media on Vimeo.

Above Video: Gary Gagnon explains the goals and expectations he holds for the students in his class

 


Learning Names from CETL Media on Vimeo.

Above Video: Susan Steffel teaches her students a name learning game

 


Potato Activity from CETL Media on Vimeo.

Above Video: Norma Bailey teaches her students the value of diversity using a potato activity

 


Getting Past Stereotypes from CETL Media on Vimeo.

Above Video: Norma Bailey uses an active learning activity to help her students learn how to get beyond stereotypes

 


Syllabus Quiz from CETL Media on Vimeo.

Above Video: Mark Francek gets his students involved in a geography activity