Tuesday, 16 Feb 2016
In this webinar, you will learn about faculty's experiences with student incivility, especially the experiences of faculty with marginalized identities (e.g. race, gender, sexual orientation). You will also learn about the potential consequences for faculty of unchecked classroom incivilities. Most importantly, this webinar will teach you strategies you can use--both inside and outside of the classroom--to address these student behaviors.
In this session, Game Based Learning (GBL) resources will be shared by the facilitators. A review of items discussed during past GBL sessions will be provided. A follow-up discussion will be conducted to gather participants' feedbacks about what elements will be needed when developing a GBL course.
Wednesday, 17 Feb 2016
Flipped classrooms turn the traditional teaching model on its head by introducing students to new concepts outside of class (rather than through lectures) and using class time to deepen that knowledge through exercises and other activities. This kind of format can fuel collaborative learning and strengthen understanding of complex topics.
A TIAA-CREF financial essentials workshop, led by Jay Albrecht. Learn the importance of cash flow and how to use it; change how you look at saving and spending; identify good and bad debt and ways to help manage it. Reservations are free, but requested.
In the second session participants will review the key factors of stress from the Stress Profiler and delve into more detail around their stress triggers. Discussion and active practice of additional techniques and skills for building resilience will be provided. Participants will leave with a renewed sense of purpose and confidence in creating resilience in their everyday.
Thursday, 18 Feb 2016
Wish you could extract details from academic papers into a database? Filter your library by authors, journals or key words? Share and synchronize your library with selected colleagues? This workshop for beginners introduces Mendeley. Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network. Make your own fully searchable library in seconds,cite as you write, and read and annotate your PDFs on any device. Preregistration is required.