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Thursday, 11 Sep 2014

Discussion: Scorers Constituent Group - Critical Thinking Symposium

Sep 11, 2014

9:00 AM - 10:50 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Audience: trained CAT scorers; Colleges of Ag. Life Sciences, and Engineering An opportunity for skilled scorers to have a deeper conversation about the CAT tool. This meeting is for people who have been trained and have scored. There are questions that they may have and discussions that they would like to be a part of with Professor Barry Stein. (limited to 20 people)

Critical Thinking Strategies in the Classroom: Engagement to Assessment

Sep 11, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Alliant Energy - Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

We know the importance of engaging students in critical thinking in the classroom, but do we know how to intentionally integrate these strategies and assess them? Professor Barry S. Stein will discuss how fostering critical thinking skills impacts students; as well as, the importance of assessing it.

Workshop: Re-Thinking Mentoring

Sep 11, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

One in a three-workshop series on faculty professional development featuring Kerry Ann Rockquemore, president and CEO of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity.

Library workshop: Orientation for grad students

Sep 11, 2014

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

134 Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

"Grad Students: Everything You Need to Know About the Library," pre-registration is required.

Friday, 12 Sep 2014

Discussion: Why should we assess critical thinking? - Critical Thinking Symposium

Sep 12, 2014

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Since critical thinking is "assumed" by most faculty, the questions is why should we assess, and what is it that we are assessing. This session will focus on why should we assess it, the importance, and generally how do we go about assessing it. Who should attend?

Mentoring 101: How to Get What You Need to Thrive in the Academy

Sep 12, 2014

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

One in a three-workshop series on faculty professional development featuring Kerry Ann Rockquemore, president and CEO of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity.

Discussion: Assessing critical thinking and why should we use CAT? - Critical Thinking Symposium

Sep 12, 2014

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

What are vehicles and tools that can be used to assess critical thinking? What are the strengths of the CAT compare to others. What can we find with CAT and what can be misunderstood by looking at the CAT results. Professor Barry S. Stein will lead the discussion. (limited to 20 people)

Discussion: Why should discipline specific tools be considered? - Critical Thinking Symposium

Sep 12, 2014

11:00 AM - 11:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This session will focus on why is it important to create specific CAT analogs for different disciplines. What are the challenges and how should they be approached. Professor Barry S. Stein will lead the discussion. (limited to 20 people)

Meeting: Blackboard User Group (BUG)

Sep 12, 2014

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

1230 Communications Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Monthly meeting of BbLearn users discussing various topics related to the use of Blackboard Learn in teaching and learning.

Workshop: Discipline Specific Analog Development - Critical Thinking Symposium

Sep 12, 2014

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Audience: People who have scored CAT. This workshop is important to those who are familiar with CAT and can also have few key faculty and players how may become interested in it during the day or by interacting with Barry or others associated with CAT. This is also a jumping board/session for those of us who would like to keep working on discipline specific tests and assessments. Facilitator, Professor Barry S. Stein.

Workshop: How to Find Your Mojo and Move Forward at Mid-Career

Sep 12, 2014

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

One in a three-workshop series on faculty professional development featuring Kerry Ann Rockquemore, president and CEO of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity.