Michael S. Overholt, PhD
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Episode 19 – Leading a Video Essay Assignment with Dr. Cara Tovey
I had the recent privilege of speaking with Dr. Cara Tovey of the German and Russian Department about an interesting and more visually...
Course – Leveling Up in Online Testing
Welcome to my introductory course to online learning. My goal is to introduce the concept of “leveling up” in its most basic form so...
Do you make space for yourself to fail?
This question has been echoing about in my mind in one form or another for the past year. Generally, it’s directed at online testing,...
Episode 18 – LinguaMeeting and Culture-focused Language Courses
From what I have gathered, LinguaMeeting is more often than not used to increase one’s secondary language skills by connecting students of foreign...
What Makes Gatsby Great to Me
High school American Literature, 5th period. I’m discussing The Great Gatsby with less-than-impressed eleventh graders when it dawns on me that the conversation...
Interleaved Learning Works Easily in OAKS
There’s lots of evidence demonstrating that combined efforts are stronger efforts. Exercise enthusiasts know that they can lift more with barbells than with dumbbells;...
Bridging Pedagogy – Episode 17 – Introducing Dr. Sarah Rose Cavanagh, Keynote Speaker TLTCon 2021
College of Charleston faculty. Happy 2021! We at TLT are in full preparation mode for TLTCon, which will happen virtually May 12th...
Ozzy Osbourne, the Beach Boys, and Ruminating on Leveling Up
I’m stuck in a twilight zone. Outside, snow is falling; inside, my office is being bombarded by my son’s delightful but mind-bending playlist of...
Ponticuli – Episode 16 – Dr. Margaret Keneman and Globally Connected Courses
In an effort to start the spring semester podcast series with my best foot forward, I offer Dr. Margaret Keneman of the French...
“The thing not to be tolerated is bad thinking”: Van Doren on Liberal Education
For my December blog in the series “Timeless Teaching Texts,” I have chosen Professor Mark Van Doren’s Liberal Education. Would you like a student...
Killing Our Darlings
The following is the third post on the book Make It...
Cross-training and Learning
Nota bene: The following post considers “Mix Up Your Practice,” the...
Effortful retrieval—bleh! The terminology ages more like milk than wine. Fortunately,...
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