Monday, 27 Jan 2020
Do you follow the science of learning when you teach? A course design conversation with Lesya Hassall, Program Coordinator (CELT), is a fun, interactive session on the fundamentals of purposeful teaching using the science of successful learning.
Tuesday, 28 Jan 2020
Why should I assess? I'm already grading! Although grading is an integral part of teaching, grades rarely can identify those elements of teaching that are effective or need improvement. Learning Assessment Techniques (LATs) are short and simple strategies for assessing student learning throughout the semester.
Wednesday, 29 Jan 2020
The book Powerful Learning Tools: Unleash the Science of Learning by Pooja K. Agarwal and Patrice M. Bain (2019) discusses practical ways to introduce retrieval, spaced out, interleaving and metacognition-driven practice to any classroom.
Friday, 31 Jan 2020
This topic-based teaching and learning community meets throughout the academic year. 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.