Zachary Nowak

Zachary Nowak

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Most Recent Articles

December 15, 2021
The policy has significant benefits for both the instructor and the students, who appreciate being incentivized to do something that actually helps them, writes Zachary Nowak.
July 14, 2021
It’s a general-purpose didactic instrument, a veritable Swiss Army knife of classroom tools, argues Zachary Nowak, who suggests how to effectively use it in your own courses.
March 3, 2021
In his online courses, Zachary Nowak found that such policies helped keep attendance and student engagement in both lecture and discussion sections high.
November 4, 2020
This semester, make your online quizzes carry more of the weight of instruction, Zachary Nowak advises.
November 12, 2019
The area between the trenches isn’t no-man’s land, argues Zachary Nowak. We can learn to meet in the middle.


Co Authored Articles

November 3, 2021
Faculty members can make them even more effective, Marion Menzin and Zachary Nowak advise, by increasing the involvement of the other professional teachers in the classroom: the teaching assistants.
May 26, 2021
Zachary Nowak, Michelle-Marie Gilkeson and Samantha Tracy offer advice on how avoid their downsides and embrace the best pedagogical outcomes they offer.
December 16, 2020
As instructors, we can underestimate how much informal, class-adjacent social interactions encourage students to participate in class, write Zachary Nowak and Sarah Bramao-Ramos.
June 25, 2019
Of all the new pedagogical techniques Zachary Nowak and Reed Knappe tried in their class, they found it to be the one that yielded the most positive results.
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