May

Writing about Teaching Group (Fridays through 6/4)
Facilitated by Adam Smith, Laura Cruz, Kris McLain and Eileen Grodziak
Saturday, 5/1/2021 to Friday, 6/4/2021, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

This group meets weekly to write about teaching--together. If you have a teaching and learning scholarship project you'd like to complete, you are welcome to join us (whenever you have time--participation is not required at all days/times).

For information on how to participate, contact Laura Cruz lxc601@psu.edu or Adam Smith ahs5357@psu.edu


2021 Teaching and Learning Scholarship (TLS) Academy: Grading Differently
Facilitated by Laura Cruz, Associate Research Professor, and Beate Brunow, Associate Research Professor
Thursday, 5/27/2021 to Thursday, 6/17/2021, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Via Zoom

Laura Cruz (portrait)Beate Brunow (portrait)Have you been re-thinking about how you do your grading? Have you ever wondered if there might be different ways to think about classroom grading? You are not alone. The 2021 Teaching and Learning Scholarship (TLS) Academy will focus on exploring alternatives to conventional grading practice, including specifications (“spec”) grading, contract grading, un-grading, and other variations.

Participation is limited, so please complete your application by April 30th to be considered.  Application link. https://pennstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_7PUotObR37qJIUK

Sessions will take place on May 27, June 3, and June 17. Each session is scheduled to run from 9:30—12:30 via Zoom.