News from Moody College's Center for Advancing Teaching Excellence (CATE)
The Moody College Center for Advancing Teaching Excellence (CATE) shines a spotlight on outstanding teaching and encourages effective teaching practices. Our newsletter, CommuniCATE, features news, events, tips, and stories of teaching and learning in Moody College.
Moody Faculty Awards
Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer McClearen, Assistant Professor in Radio-Television-Film, on her Dads’ Association Centennial Teaching Fellowship.
Dr. Josephine “Jo” Lukito is an assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Media, where she researches cross-platform media language—such as interactions between news and social media platforms—in a global political communication context. She joined the Moody faculty in fall 2020.
Kathy Cacace is a Ph.D. candidate in the Radio-Television-Film department. She was an Assistant Instructor in RTF 308: Development in Film and Media during the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 academic years, and has been recognized multiple times by the department for her outstanding teaching.
Teaching and Learning in the News
Looking Ahead: Post-Pandemic Teaching
- The Uses of Feminist Pedagogy Before, During, and After the Pandemic
- 7 Dos & Don’ts for Post-Pandemic Teaching With Technology
- Asynchronous Video: A Powerful Way to Teach, Present, and Communicate with Students
- A ‘Trauma Informed’ Return to Campus
- Supporting Faculty in Uncertain Times: Five Ideas for Meaningful Dialogue and Reflection
Inclusive Teaching Practices
- The Joys of Musical Breakout Rooms
- Scaffolding as a RoadMap: Guiding and Supporting Student Learning
- Using Inclusive Teaching Strategies to Promote Greater Success Among Minority Students
- How Open Education Enables Culturally Responsive Teaching
- Use Revise and Resubmit Instead of Extra Credit
Online Teaching & Learning
- Don’t Spam Your Students and Other Practical Communication Tips
- Adapting Group Activities for COVID to Ignite Student Engagement
- Assessments in a Virtual Environment: You Won’t Need that Lockdown Browser!
- Using Small Group Check-ins to Maximize Peer Engagement and Support Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in Online Courses