A Collection of GIFTs

Great Ideas for Teaching

A Collection of GIFTs is a newsletter of best teaching practices developed by MiraCosta's own. It is a collaborative effort of MiraCosta's Writing Center and Teaching Academy.

You may download the collection in part or whole. All downloads are in PDF format.

Collection Articles
Fall 2016 Collection 16.1

New Faculty Take the Stage
Denise Stephenson, Editor

  16.2 The Power of Lecture Notes
Raymond Clark
  16.3 Bookin' It: A Community-Building and Process-Oriented Learning Activity
Jade Hidle
  16.4 Mini-Whiteboards: A Window Into Students' Thinking
Nolan Fossum
  16.5 Zoom, Zoom, Zoom, Zoom: Zoom Four Ways!
Rick Cassoni

Managing Group Projects in the Online Environment
Delores Loedel

  16.7 Flipping Isn't Flopping
Jeff Murico


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Describe something that worked well in your classroom:

Please submit work to M/S 9 or dstephenson@miracosta.edu