Tuesday, 02 Sep 2014
To accommodate diverse learning styles as well as access to mobile content it has become increasingly important to use multimedia and instructional tools that enhance lessons. Rano and Lesya will showcase how they use Softchalk(TM) to expedite the course design process with online modules for blended/online courses.
Wednesday, 03 Sep 2014
How could we use social media to develop our profiles as engaged scholars? Too often, using social media in research and teaching is defined as service rather than scholarship. In particular prior to tenure, younger scholars are discouraged from doing too much service or any form of engaged scholarship.
Teaching and Learning Circle: The research-based flipped classroom and team-based learning (Meets for 5 consecutive Wednesdays)
This Teaching & Learning Circle meets for 5 consecutive Wednesdays: September 3, 10, 17, 24 and October 1, 1:10 - 2:30 p.m. TBL is an increasingly-popular form of flipped-classroom where small-group learning that can be implemented effectively in small or large classes. TBL provides students with a more intimate, small class feel even in large theater-style classrooms with fixed seats.
Friday, 05 Sep 2014
This event has been postponed until Spring 2015
Graduates of the TBL Teaching and Learning Circles are invited to participate in the TBL Faculty/Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Fellow Learning Community. We work as teams to optimize application exercises, readiness assurance tests, peer evaluation, and other aspects of course design, and also invite speakers to facilitate discussions of TBL theory, research and classroom application. Facilitator: Lisa Orgler, Lecturer, Horticulture