BA 9200 - Seminar on University Teaching

Fall 2020 Schedule (CRN: 81564) – ALC 107 – 12:30 – 5:30 PM, MMI






Lecture 1: Introduction

Critical Success Factors for improved learning

Overview of Bloom et al. Taxonomy of Objectives

Cognitive Objectives (Lowman, Chapters 1, 10)



Anthony Grasha: A matter of Style

Find your learning style: Learning Style Scales


Krathwohl Taxonomy: Bloom Revised

3-D Model: Bloom’s Taxonomy Revised, in 3D




Lecture 2a: Introduction to Learning Styles, Effective Lecture

(Lowman, Chapter 7)

Lecture 2b: Course and Lecture Organization

Alternative Approcahes


Lecture 3: Teaching for Meaningful and Integrated Learning

Cooperative Groups and Active Learning

(Lowman, Chapters 2,3)

Assignment 1 due (Write two Comprehension-level Objectives, discuss how to achieve in classroom)


Student Mini Presentations

[15-minute lecture on business school related topic of your choice]

Feedback Form: Please print copies of this form – one for each of your classmates that you will provide feedback to.


Bring Feedback Form Copies

Assignment 2 due

(Concept map for your course, Lecture outline of your choice)



Lecture 4: The Case Method


Lecture 5:

Test Construction, Table of Specification

Questions for different learning levels

Structured Essay, Multiple Choice

Grading Essays, Projects

Assignment 3 due (Two Multiple Choice, and two Structured Short Answer questions at the Comprehension level of learning)



Discussion: Hybrid / Online Classes


Lecture 6: Student Evaluation Instruments

Examination of our instrument (RCB at GSU)

Your teaching philosophy



Assignment 4 due in 2 weeks (Oct 9).


1. Proposal for a new course or modification of an existing one.

2. Statement of teaching philosophy.

3. Create a short (5-minute) lecture video. Post it online.

Additional time as needed will be spent in one-on-one discussions/mentoring, work on your course proposals and video instruction.