- *Addresses a particular need to improve teaching;
- *Benefits UNLV students in particular; and
- *Applies in a variety of teaching contexts.
Erica S. Tietjen
Students from all disciplines (not just Environmental Science) can gain experience with and appreciation of their local natural resources
Barriers to Critical Thinking Biases Emotional reasoning (truthiness) Overuse of personal experience Small case studies
Most university professionals are accustomed to understanding diversity by demographics.
Mary D. Wammack
The History Department established HIST 251 in 1996 to supply students with the opportunity to acquire and develop the methodological skills and habits of critical thinking and analysis considered essential for student success.
The first of its kind at UNLV, the Best Teaching Practices Expo highlights great ideas from UNLV's teaching community.