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The Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning is dedicated to promoting, enhancing, and assessing teaching effectiveness and student learning. We assist faculty, academic units, and teaching assistants in improving instruction. In addition to the events listed below, we are always available for individual consultations or special activities within a department or college. Most of the workshops count toward CITL certificate program continuing education credit. Please check back often to see what events have been added. Want reminders of what teaching sessions are coming up soon? Join our CITL listserv by sending an e-mail message (must be from your University of Illinois address) to listserv@illinois.edu, and in the body of the message write only the following:  subscribe CITL

Fall '21 Faculty Series on Teaching & Learning, wksp #3: Problem-Based Learning (PBL): Preparing Students to Solve Problems Creatively and Effectively

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Sponsor
Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning (CITL)
Location
Room 428, Armory Building (far southwest corner of the building)
Date
Oct 6, 2021   11:30 am - 1:00 pm  
Speaker
Cheelan Bo-Linn (CITL)
Cost
No cost for joining the faculty learning community.
Registration
Registration is required. Please click here to register
Contact
Cheelan Bo-Linn
E-Mail
cbolinn@illinois.edu
Phone
217-244-3859
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Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning

Faculty Seminar Series on Teaching & Learning

Theme: Great Teachers …. Know what and how well their student have learned

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We are pleased to be meeting in person again! Come join a dynamic learning community by participating in this specially designed workshop series for all faculty (across all disciplines and rank). We’ll share strategies and best practices from research-based pedagogy. Great conversations and handouts provided.

 

Session 3: Problem-Based Learning (PBL): Preparing Students to Solve Problems Creatively and Effectively

 

 

As the world becomes more global and information grows exponentially, our students are facing increasingly more complex problems whose solutions cannot be readily found in textbooks. Our responsibility is then to enable our students to approach issues through an inquiry-based instructional model in tackling authentic real-world problems. Problem-based learning (PBL) utilizes a guided learning by discovery approach. However, this model requires us to reconsider our role as instructors, to reexamine the content (e.g., what and how much); and to rethink how we will evaluate our students as we support them in their development from a novice learner to an expert.

 

We’ll share strategies on more creative brainstorming and hypothesis-testing, in addition to ways to help our students become resilient as they tackle these more difficult, experiential questions. 

 

*This workshop counts towards completion of any of CITL's Teaching Certificates. To learn more about our Teaching Certificate program please visit https://go.illinois.edu/teaching_certificates.

 

 

Please mark these dates on your calendar

Wed, Sept. 22, 2021      Session 1: “I wish I had known that earlier”: Using Informal (IEF) and Formal (ICES) Feedback to Improve Teaching and Learning

Wed, Sept. 29, 2021     Session 2: Identifying and Implementing Questioning Strategies to Enhancing Learning

Wed, Oct. 6, 2021        Session 3: Problem-Based Learning (PBL): Preparing Students to Solve Problems Creatively and Effectively

Wed, Oct. 13, 2021      Session 4: Active Learning: Ways to Engage Students and Assess Their Learning

Wed, Oct. 20, 2021     Session 5: Want More Opportunities for Students to Succeed? Implement the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework

 

 

 

 

 

For more teaching information, visit our main CITL web site.  To join our CITL listserv, send an e-mail message (must be from your University of Illinois address) to listserv@illinois.edu, and in the body of the message write only the following: subscribe CITL

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