October

Writing about Teaching Group (Virtual)
Facilitated by Laura Cruz, Associate Research Professor, Adam Smith, Assistant Research Professor, and Kris McLain, Graduate Assistant
Friday, 10/1/2021 to Friday, 12/10/2021, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Laura Cruz (portrait)adam smith (portrait)Kris McLain (portrait)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Would you like dedicated time on your calendar to write about teaching and learning? You are welcome to join us (via Zoom) for highly collegial, structured work time every Friday from 1-3 p.m.

To join, contact Laura Cruz lxc601@psu.edu or Adam Smith ahs5357@psu.edu for Zoom information.

Managing Challenging Moments
Facilitated by Adam Smith, Assistant Research Professor, and Beate Brunow, Associate Research Professor
Wednesday, 10/20/2021, Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Adam Smith (Portrait)Beate Brunow (Portrait)In this interactive workshop, we will discuss the critical role of course design and class planning for creating learning environments in which disruptive moments are less likely to occur. We will explore strategies we can use as instructors to respond to disruptions and maintain the integrity of our learning environment. We will also reflect on ways in which we might process our experiences of challenging moments with our students, our colleagues, and as individual instructors.

This is a closed event customized for the requesting department. If you are interested in a Custom Workshop for your area, contact us at site@psu.edu.

IRB and the ethics of doing teaching and learning scholarship
Facilitated by Laura Cruz, Associate Research Professor and Michael Evans
Monday, 10/25/2021

Laura Cruz (portrait)This interactive workshop will cover strategies for navigating ethical dilemmas that arise in doing teaching and learning scholarship, with particular attention to writing successful IRB proposals.

This is a closed event customized for the requesting department. If you are interested in a Custom Workshop for your area, contact us at site@psu.edu.

Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement
Facilitated by Chas Brua, Associate Research Professor, Beate Brunow, Associate Research Professor, Lisa Shantz and Jessica Kirkwood
Wednesday, 10/27/2021
Via Zoom

Chas Brua ( portrait)Beate Brunow (portrait)In this interactive workshop, we'll present recommendations for creating an effective teaching statement (AKA teaching philosophy). Participants will reflect on their own teaching and learning experiences, examine a sample teaching statement for strengths and weaknesses, and draft ideas for their own teaching statements.

This is a closed event customized for the requesting department. If you are interested in a Custom Workshop for your area, contact us at site@psu.edu.


Giving and Collecting Feedback that Promotes Learning
Facilitated by Beate Brunow, Associate Research Professor, and John Elia, Graduate Assistant
Friday, 10/29/2021

Beate Brunow (portrait)John Elia ( portrait)In this interactive workshop, participants will discuss how to make feedback an integral part of the teaching and learning process. We will explore the use of classroom assessment techniques and critical incident reflections and discuss ways we can offer effective and targeted feedback to our students.

This is a closed event customized for the requesting department. If you are interested in a Custom Workshop for your area, contact us at site@psu.edu.