GET'EM MOVING: USING ACTIVE LEARNING TO ENGAGE THE MIND

Tuesday, September 16 ~ 10-11:30am

Led by Donna Qualters, Director, Center for Teaching Excellence and Associate Professor, Education & Human Services

A great deal of research demonstrates that actively engaging students in class material enhances learning retention, interdisciplinary connections, and overall student satisfaction. This workshop will explore how you can incorporate active learning quickly and easily into your class, wether it is a small seminar or a large introductory course.

 

FEIGNING OMNISCIENCE: COLLABORATIVE TEACHING IN LINKED COURSES

Monday, September 29 ~ 2-3:30pm

Led by Elaine Pascale, Second Language Services

This workshop will present the struggles and successes of teacher collaboration in linked or paired courses. While collaborative teaching requires much faculty investment, there are incredible benefits regarding student success and achievement. Participants will recieve information on how to foster valuable collaboration relationships and will experience a "survivor" pedagogic simulation.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES, ASSESSMENT OF LEARNING AND ITEM 14

Wednesday, November 5 ~ 2-3:30pm

Led by Morris McInnes, Associate Dean and Dean of Academic Affairs, SBS

Join up for tips on classroom dynamics and course evaluations from an old-time campaigner - the set-up, the follow through, and the closer.