Dr. Hyun Jeong Ha, Duke Kunshan professor designed a role-play debate activity to teach students sociological thinking skills in her Contemporary Social Problems class. The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) at DKU interviewed her and her students to share what CTL has learned here.
A DKU undergraduate student wrote a story about how Prof. Thaler has inspired and guided her and others to think deeply about career preparation. Specifically she has shared two learning activities: small presentation and Moot Court that the professor implemented in the course to help students contextualize and apply course content to the real word.
Shang Li, a DKU student had a conversation with her professor, Dr. Kisha N. Daniels about the professor’s philosophy and pedagogical strategies for teaching adult learners.
Chuanhui Gu Ph.D. considers himself primarily an educator. In this story, his student Alberto Najarro, Class of 2022, recommended his unique way to foster student engagement in the classroom by including student-generated questions in tests.
This post was written by Jiaxin Wu (Educational Consultant, Center for Teaching and Learning, Duke Kunshan University) based on her collaborative work and interview with the professor and selected students. …
Duke Kunshan Biology Professor Katherine Robertson and literature Professor Yitzhak Lewis joined forces to teach an interdisciplinary course, Molecular, Behavioral and Social Evolution: Evolution of Genomes, Traits, Behaviors, and Societies. They emphasize the importance of cross-disciplinarity that allows the collision of ideas between students and instructors.
This post is contributed by Professor Zhang-Negrerie, DKU. Embracing the growth mindset, she turns from a goal-oriented into a process-oriented person, and has completely flipped her priority in teaching. She cultivates in the students the growth mindset. It has become the ultimate learning objective across all her courses.
The DKU first year common core course, China in the World (CITW), has won the 2020 Apereo Teaching and Learning Award (ATLAS), an international award for teaching innovation. The course is taught …
James Miller, Ph.D. reflects on the transition to online learning and has shared his insights regarding open-ended creativity in an article published on Inside Higher Ed.
March 2020 At the end of January 2020, Duke Kunshan University became one of the first universities to make the decision to transition all classes to remote teaching and learning …