A division of Libraries and Academic Innovation


Remote library services and resources and virtual tutoring services are available while library buildings are closed. Assistance with all services, including locating print materials or requesting materials be digitized, is available

Instructor support for Blackboard, academic technology tools and teaching questions is available on the teaching resources for the COVID-19 virtual learning period page.  

In-Person: Classroom Techniques

This section presents ideas for engaging students in a face-to-face classroom.

  • Large Class Techniques
  • Just in Time Teaching: Steps 1- 4
  • Role Play
  • Student Presentations
  • Memory Matrix
  • Cooperative Debate in 50 Minutes
  • Group Work Activities (Also called Collaborative Learning)
  • Preparing Students for Class

Many of these can also be adapted for an online course.

View Dr. James Lang's presentations on "Small Teaching" from Teaching Day 2018 for tips on small changes you can make to your courses to improve student learning (GW community members only).

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