Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning
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Learning communities are a powerful way for people to come together to achieve common learning goals. However, fostering conditions that promote an online community for shared learning and knowledge construction can be daunting to even the most experienced facilitators. Please join us as we discuss effective ways to establish and grow productive online learning communities
Did you know that three-quarters of college students reported they have cheated during their UG years? Lang’s research found that students often cheat because “their learning environments give them ample incentives to try – and that strategies which make cheating less worthwhile also improve student learning.” Come explore key factors that impact students' behaviors.
Come to this workshop to begin the process of identifying your teaching philosophy, deciding which parts of it belong in your statement, and avoiding common mistakes.
People learn more deeply from words and graphics than from words alone. This is called the multimedia principle. It is the basis for using multimedia instruction; i.e., information with words (such as text, or PowerPoint slides) and graphics (such as charts, photos, animation, or video). Come learn about multimedia best practices.
In this workshop, we will begin by discussing resources that are available to TAs who are dealing with difficult situations. We will then ask the TAs how they would deal with these difficult situations themselves and identify the pros and cons of these approaches.
Have you ever been part of a group learning experience and thought that it was very frustrating? When cooperative learning is well-designed it minimizes opportunities for students and instructors to experience frustrations. Join this interactive workshop to explore best practices that will enhance your students’ experiences as they learn cooperatively.
In this workshop, you will learn what rubrics are and why to use them, and you’ll get some practice creating a rubric.
In this session we distill the magic that just might take your next presentation from bland to grand. See full description for more info.