Workshops 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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