Faculty Teaching Workshop
Faculty Teaching Workshop Featuring Dr. Richard Felder and Dr. Rebecca Brent!!!!
Join your colleagues on May 14th in the McHugh building (formally Laurel Hall) for an immersive day long workshop on teaching excellence. The morning workshop will be devoted to active learning techniques facilitated by Dr. Richard Felder and Dr. Rebecca Brent, leaders in research-based strategies for designing and teaching courses and assessing students’ learning. The afternoon sessions will explore teaching and learning techniques as well as focus on practical application of alternative approaches and best practices. We look forward to spending time with you on May 14th.
Please RSVP by May 7th
Faculty Teaching Workshop
Monday, May 14th 2018
McHugh Hall, Storrs Campus
8:00 – 8:30 Registration, McHugh Hall
8:30 – 12:00
Join Dr. Richard Felder and Dr. Rebecca Brent for a ½ day session focusing on the development, practice, and research behind active learning techniques. This session is an interactive experience for faculty and graduate students of all ranks and disciplines to learn how and why to incorporate this teaching technique into their classroom learning environment.
12:00 – 12:45 Lunch – Atrium
1:00 – 4:00 – Session Tracks
|Teaching and Learning Sessions||Academic Advising Sessions||DEPARTMENTAL TEAMS|
|LOCATION?||McHugh Hall (Laurel Hall)
|McHugh Hall (Laurel Hall)
(back to back sessions)
|FOR WHO?||OPEN TO ALL!||ADVISORS AND FACULTY||By invitation|
4:00 – 5:00 Reception and Provost Mini-Grant Poster Presentation
Provost Mini-Grant Award Winner Poster Presentation
Faculty Workshop Presentations
Cross Cutural Competence in the Classroom: It Begins With You!
By Joelle A. Murchison
I Have No Idea What I Am Doing: HuskyCT Therapy
By Dan Facchinetti, CETL-Educational Technologies
Your relationship with HuskyCT: Are you getting what you want?, Am I normal?: Common HuskyCT questions/issues, Take your relationship to the next level. Did you know you could…, Things to consider as you plan future teaching, Things fall apart. Now what? (or, Who can help?), Let it all out: Open discussion and Q&A
Creating Communities of Practice to Support Teaching
By Milagros Castillo-Montoya, Joshua Abreu, Jillian Ives
Being Present in the Classroom: Focus Flexibility, and Improvisation
By Wayne Trembly
What does it mean to be fully present- as the instructor, as the student… Think about what it felt like at a time when you achieved it. What were the benefits? In what ways did it enhance learning or teaching?
Strategic Approach for Impactful Teaching
By Peter Diplock
Impactful Teaching is anchored in good research, and the research says…Remember and reclaim 'what inspires you', Promote Faculty Student Interaction, Promote student-to-student interaction, Promote active learning, Communicate high expectations....more.
Slideshows, Multimedia, and Explosions: Designing Engaging Presentations
By Stephen c. Stifano, Ph.D., Department of Communication
So Your Advise Wants to Take an Online Course?
By Desmond McCaffrey, UConn eCampus
What you should be able to do..., Your Perceptions?, What's the difference?, Student Perceptions?, What does eCampus do?, What does quality look like?, How about variation between courses? How will you share this with students?, and more.