I first used open-ended polling in a class in 2016. It did not go well. Having seen Bonni Stachowiak use sli.do to great effect in a conference presentation, I decided to incorporate polling into the first day of my 300-student Medical
I recently spoke at a training session for new anthropology teaching assistants (TAs). With courses of over 300 or 400 students, graduate student TAs are essential to teaching and learning here at UCI. But TAs face a number of challenges.
As part of my effort to avoid “syllabus day,” here’s one of my favorite first day activities in introductory cultural anthropology and anthropology of religion classes. Posted at Cultural Anthropology: “First day activity: 10 things you believe to be true“.