Get tips & advice from the Lecture Breakers Podcast!
The Lecture Breakers podcast is the place where college professors, instructors, and educators share innovative teaching strategies to inspire you to break up your lectures, energize your classroom, increase student engagement, and improve learning.
Get practical ideas, teaching tips, and resources to help you integrate active learning strategies into your lectures.
Show notes and transcripts are available for every episode.
Share your expertise & take your career to the next level with academic speaking!
If you've listened to an inspiring speaker at a conference and thought to yourself "I want to do that! I want to be the one up there sharing my experience and helping others!" then this audio course is for you!
The Business of Academic Speaking is a self-paced audio course designed to help you confidently navigate the business side of becoming a successful, in-demand speaker for higher education audiences. You'll be ready to say, "Yes!" when campus leaders invite you to speak!
Coming your way in September!
Learn how to teach effectively at the college level!
In the Foundations in College Teaching mobile course, you will learn how to design effective and engaging learning experiences.
Designed for new faculty, future faculty, and professionals who want a refresher about teaching at the college level, this course is delivered through an app that makes it fun and engaging to learn the foundations in college teaching!
Coming your way in October!
Applying for academic jobs? Learn how to ace your teaching demonstration!
The teaching demonstration is such an important part of the academic interview process for many job candidates in higher education. But, there's little guidance about how this part of the academic job interview works and how to actually design an effective demo lesson.
The How to Prepare for the Teaching Demonstration audio course guides you step-by-step through this whole process so you'll feel confident, prepared, and ready to ace your teaching demonstration.
Coming your way this fall!
Hi, I'm Barbi! I'm glad you're here!
For the past 22 years, I have been creating professional development programs and resources for college professors, postdocs, and graduate students who want to learn how to engage students and improve learning.
From podcasts to audio courses to mobile learning experiences, I am always looking for new ways to make professional development in higher education relevant, flexible, and practical (and fun!).
The work you do is so important, and I want to help you feel prepared, confident, and excited about what you do!