Top Teaching Challenges

2008/2010 UW-Madison Top 5 Teaching Challenges*

  1. Making lectures more interactive and engaging
  2. Providing practice or reinforcement for students
  3. Demonstrating complex concepts
  4. Focusing students on real world tasks
  5. Giving prompt feedback

* As identified by faculty and instructional staff in the 2008 Academic Technology Survey

2007 UW-Madison Top 5 Teaching Challenges*

  1. Deliver lecture materials online
  2. Use alternatives to traditional assessment and testing
  3. Develop engaging hybrid courses
  4. Offer broader access to course materials (The Wisconsin Idea)
  5. Facilitate collaboration and group projects

* As identified by faculty and staff in 2007

2009 Educause Top 5 Teaching and Learning Challenges

http://www.educause.edu/eli/Challenges

  1. Creating learning environments that promote active learning, critical thinking, collaborative learning, and knowledge creation.
  2. Developing 21st century literacies (information, digital, and visual) among students and faculty.
  3. Reaching and engaging today’s learner.
  4. Encouraging faculty adoption and innovation in teaching and learning with IT.
  5. Advancing innovation in teaching and learning with technology in an era of budget cuts.