In Depth with Dr. Michael Wesch
The Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) brought Dr. Michael Wesch, a cultural anthropologist and media ecologist at Kansas State University, to campus on March 19th, 2013. He delivered a moving talk entitled The End of Wonder in the Age of Whatever. During his time on our campus he gave us some deeper insights into his personal teaching philosophy and practices. Watch the videos below to hear about how he deals with challenges in the classroom, how he keeps students engaged, where he sees his teaching going in the future, and many more topics.
Dr. Wesch discusses his innovative methods for teaching large courses, the challenges he has faced with implementing those innovations, and how he has overcome those challenges.
In this segment Dr. Wesch discusses the nuts and bolts of his innovative teaching methods and how he handles assessment in his courses.
Dr. Wesch discusses how he facilitates student engagement in his courses.
Dr. Wesch discusses specific techniques he uses to grab and keep his students' attention and interest.
Dr. Wesch tells us where he sees his teaching going in the next few years.
In this segment Dr. Wesch discusses how he integrated technology into his curriculum.
Dr. Wesch discusses how he creates engaging lectures, as well as how he creates student buy-in to non-lecture formats.