Monday, 11 Apr 2022
"Conducting a lit review: A Citation Here, a Citation There ... Pretty Soon You'll Have a Lit Review," the first of a two-part series that will help you conduct and write the literature review for your thesis or dissertation. Registration required.
Learn the basics of cited reference and techniques for author name searching in Web of Science, Scopus, and Google Scholar and how to generate visualizations and reports from the results. Registration required.
Tuesday, 12 Apr 2022
This conversation will be a starting place for implementing inclusive pedagogy and learner-centered practices into your syllabus for the upcoming year. We will discuss strategies for producing a student-centered syllabus and the importance of establishing clear expectations and goals, using transparent teaching methods, and building rapport and community in your class.
Wednesday, 13 Apr 2022
In this session, learn how to how to continue implementing the value of flexibility as a component of Universal Design for Learning (UDL).
Friday, 15 Apr 2022
Active learning has consistently been shown to be more effective than traditional instruction for promoting learning, motivation and student retention. Despite this overwhelming research support, instructors have a number of significant concerns about adopting active learning techniques in their own classes. Common concerns include worries about preparation time, content coverage and student resistance to new teaching methods.
Most instructors want to develop their students' ability to solve practical, realistic problems of the sort found in the real world. Despite that, instruction typically emphasizes textbook examples and homework that has little to do with the types of problems encountered outside of the classroom. This session offers a practical introduction to Problem-based learning or PBL.