UW Continuum College Instructor Resources

Instructional Podcast

This podcast is designed to help instructors, developers, and UW Continuum College staff explore solutions to common teaching and learning questions. Questions are responded to by UW Continuum College staff with expertise in curriculum design, instruction, and instructional support.

New episodes are uploaded every few weeks.


Episode 7: Rubrics

In this episode, we talk about how to create rubrics and how they can help instructors grade more quickly and consistently.


Episode 7: Rubrics transcript

Episode 7: Sample rubric


Episode 6: Managing large in-person classes

In this episode, we talk about some ways instructors can manage in-person classes with a large number of students.

Episode 6: Managing large in-person classes transcript


Episode 5: Authentic assessment Part 2

In this episode, we talk about how instructors can use authentic assessment to help integrate active learning into their courses.

Episode 5: Authentic assessment Part 2 transcript


Episode 4: Authentic assessment Part 1

In this episode, we talk about how instructors can create assignments that map to challenges students might encounter in the working world.

Episode 4: Authentic assessment Part 1 transcript


Episode 3: Managing class time

In this episode, we talk about how instructors can structure class meetings, so they have enough time to cover the material they need to cover.

Episode 3: Managing class time transcript


Episode 2: Teaching to different levels of professional experience

In the episode, we talk about how instructors can engage students with a wide range of experience in that field, without changing the course content.

Episode 2: Teaching to different levels of professional experience transcript


Episode 1: Identifying effective goals and objectives

In this episode, we talk about how instructors can create effective learning objectives.

Episode 1: Identifying effective goals and objectives transcript


Do you have questions about teaching and learning? Submit feedback and suggestions for future episodes to our feedback form.