RTT Prof. Alisa Kagan offers teaching tips in OTL learning series

WSU Applebaum Radiation Therapy Technology Assistant Clinical Professor Alisa Kagen was featured in the Wayne State Office of Teaching and Learning (OTL) Faculty Teaching Highlights series, presented by faculty, for faculty. This series features WSU instructors' reliable and effective teaching strategies that other faculty members can readily implement into their courses.

Kagen demonstrates two activities you can use to add some fun and engagement to your courses, regardless if you are teaching in-person, hybrid or fully online. At the beginning of the video, Kagen highlights a Jeopardy quiz game as a way to review concepts with students. Next, she introduces another tool called Wordwall, which offers students the option to match images with numbers and concepts. Watch the full video below! 

About Alisa Kagen

Alisa Kagen has worked in the field of radiation therapy for over 30 years and is currently an assistant professor (clinical) in the Wayne State Radiation Therapy Technology program. She received her master’s in health science administration and her bachelor's in radiation therapy technology from WSU. Kagen loves sharing her passion for teaching and the profession with students and enjoys the mentoring aspect of it as well. When Alisa is not teaching, she enjoys biking, running and hiking, and loves being in nature.

Learn more

Enroll in the OTL Virtual Resource Hub on Canvas to view more Faculty Teaching Highlights videos, as well as ideas for Active LearningMaking a Game out of LearningActive Strategies for Evaluating Student ProgressKahoot! Quiz Game and more!

If you would like to learn more about promoting engagement in your courses, please don’t hesitate to reach out and schedule a consultation with the OTL.

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