ShortCUTS (Short CU Teaching Strategies) describe targeted interventions into CU educators' classrooms, enacted as part of participation in the Making Teaching and Learning Visible faculty community of practice. Participants were supported in developing and pursuing research questions about teaching and learning throughout the academic year, culminating in a portfolio documenting their work and the changes made to teaching practices. Faculty in the 2020-21 cohort chose their preferred medium to describe their work. 

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Case method in online entrepreneurship business courses

June 4, 2021

Entrepreneurial Environments is an undergraduate course for junior and senior students in Entrepreneurship. This course aims to provide students with an understanding of the entrepreneurial process and how to think like an entrepreneur. It gives future entrepreneurs tools and information for evaluating opportunities and developing strategies for starting innovation-based ventures...

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Re-thinking a survey course on British history

June 4, 2021

Sometimes it is necessary to re-think the courses we teach in a fundamental way. By 2019, I had taught a survey course on British history before 1660 (HIST 1113) for a decade. Although I tweaked the course every time I taught it and received respectable feedback from FCQs, I was...

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Using counterfactuals to understand causality and political change in political science

May 19, 2021

In PSCI 3211 The Politics of Economic Inequality in the U.S. , the goals of the course include: understanding the political causes of economic inequality; identifying the political factors that cause or alleviate economic inequality; and considering political changes that could reduce forms of economic inequality that are unfair and/or...