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Engaged Teaching and Learning: Bethel Faculty in Action


Join Dan Ritchie (English and Journalism), 2005-2006 recipient of the Faculty Excellence Award in Teaching, as he reflects on the following: teaching style, understanding of the learning process, building student rapport, course and lesson creation, use of assessment strategies, teaching abroad, faith integration, balancing the demands of teaching, service, and scholarship, refreshment, recreation, and growth as a teacher, teaching advice for colleagues entering year 1, 5, and 15, and motivation to teach and leaving a meaningful legacy. The written piece “Connections” provides an interesting perspective on a series of events and teachers that significantly influenced Ritchie’s development as an instructor.

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Video and Paper are part of the series: Engaged Teaching and Learning: Bethel Faculty in Action