Workshops Spring/Summer 2014

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SUMMER 2014

Flipping the Classroom Summer Cohort
Session 1 (June 13th) – 9:00 – 11:00 am
Participants prepare by reviewing overview of flipping before the session (websites and short video). During the session, we will start to talk about applications + the book + goal setting
 
Session 2 (June 20th)  – 9:00 – 11:00 am
A. Walter Arnold presents his experiences flipping the classroom
B. Start unit re-design session
C. Round robin debrief
D. Determine group needs regarding technology + plan for Week of June 23rd tech training
Week of June 23rd Tech sessions as needed
 
Session 3 (July 11th9:00 – 11:00 am
A. Round robin presentations of design so far
B. Pairing and assignments to partners of the “at home” work to be completed in prep for session 4
Session 4 (July 18th)
A. Partners “do” the flipped “in class” session activities
B. Round robin debrief with everyone.

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SPRING 2014

Tuesday Feb 11th: Taking a Scientific Approach to Science Education
Presented by Nobel Laureate Dr. Carl Wieman, Professor, Department of Physics and Graduate School of Education, Stanford University
http://cese.science.psu.edu/news-and-events/carl-wieman-lecture-flyer
Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Time: 4:00- 5:00 p.m.
Location: Freeman Auditorium, HUB-Robeson Center and via Simulcast
at wpsu.org/live/wieman

RESCHEDULED – NOW APRIL 1
Schreyer Institute Polycom – Adult Pedagogy
See details of the program and register at http://www.schreyerinstitute.psu.edu/events?date=February
Local Conversation
Noon – 12:55
Romano 103

Monday Feb 17th: Schreyer Institute Polycom – Influence of Behavioral Biases on Undergraduate Students’ Reading Compliance Decisions
Presented by Amit Sharma, Associate Professor, School of Hospitality Management
See details of the program and register at http://www.schreyerinstitute.psu.edu/events?date=February
Local Conversation
Noon – 12:55
Romano 103

Friday Feb 28th: Paired Course Pilot: Results and Next Steps
Presented by Suzanne Shaffer, Jorge Santiago-Blay, Ph.D., and Barb Eshbach
Noon – 12:50
ISTC 107

Thursday March 6th: High Impact Instructional Strategies for the Young Adult Learner
Presented by Frances A. Miller, Ed.D.
This is a workshop on High Impact Instructional Strategies for the Young Adult Learner. The workshop focuses on sharing instructional strategies that increase student engagement, promote high levels of achievement, and are simple to integrate into an instructor’s present instructional practice. Summarizing Strategies, Key Vocabulary Development, Advanced Organizers, & Graphic Organizers will be presented along with other strategies.
Noon – 1:25
ISTC 107

Friday March 28th: Game-Based Learning Demonstrations
Presented by Noel Sloboda and Suzanne Shaffer
See several examples of the use of games integrated into course curricula.
Noon – 12:50
ISTC 103

Thurs April 3rd: Conversations in Teaching: Gen-Ed (Stay tuned for details – this is tentative, but I wanted to get it on the calendar)
Noon – 1:25
ISTC 107

Thurs April 17th: Conversations in Teaching: Classroom Assessment Techniques: How do you Know What they Know?
Facilitated by Suzanne Shaffer
Noon – 1:25
MCB 112

Friday April 25th: Conversations in Teaching: Brain-based Learning Updates
Facilitated by Suzanne Shaffer
Noon – 12:55
MCB 112

Friday May 2: New Tech Tools
Presented by Suzanne Shaffer
Noon – 12:55
ISTC 104

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