The Catholic University of America

Andrew Jacob Cuff, teaching fellow, theology, was mentioned in a Chronicle of Higher Ed story on final exams. See below.

A Final Round of Advice for Final Exams

From: Chronicle of Higher Ed
Date: April 22, 2016
Author: Fernanda Zamudio-Suarez

... Skeptical about the idea’s transferability? A teaching fellow in theology and religious studies at the Catholic University of America was inspired by Mr. Crider’s essay to stage a heresy trial, an ecumenical council, and a monastic chartering for an epic finale in his course on the early history of Christianity. Students were assigned to groups before the finale and prepared for the different historical situations.

"If I wanted academic content to come down to earth and apply to my students’ lives, playing games seemed the best way to do it," Andrew Jacob Cuff wrote. "Maybe it’s time for you to give it a try, too." ...

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