Workshops & Events

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Tuesday
September 25, 2018
Topic/Article: Designing personalized online teaching professional development through self-assessment In this article, the authors describe a personalized online teaching professional development (...
11:00am to 12:00pm
In-person & Online
Thursday
October 11, 2018
Are you concerned about discussions that get out of control? Students that talk too much or too little? Discussions that take too much of your class time? Join us for this highly interactive session...
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Nolte Center 140
Tuesday
October 23, 2018
Topic/Article: The pedagogical value of testing: how far does it extend? The authors looked at specific benefits of the “testing effect” (improvement in learning outcomes due to testing) in a...
11:00am to 12:00pm
In-person & Online
Tuesday
October 23, 2018
How can you make lecturing an effective and responsive way to teach? This session focuses on an approach for active lecturing that combines strategies for planning the overarching structure of a...
4:30pm to 5:30pm
Nolte Center 140
Monday
October 29, 2018
Perhaps you’re wondering where the “accent” goes in English words. For example, why do we say “a MAKE-up test," but then “to make-UP a test”? Why do we say “HIStory” but the “accent” changes for “...
11:00am to 12:00pm
Walter Library, Room 101
Tuesday
November 13, 2018
Limitations on human memory and attention can influence students' ability to learn in our courses, whether face to face, hybrid or online. You may have heard students say that there is 'too much'...
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Nolte Center 140
Tuesday
November 20, 2018
Topic/Article: Does self-generating a graphic organizer while reading improve students’ learning? In this article the authors examined the effect of an organizing framework on student learning. One...
1:00pm to 2:00pm
In-person & Online
Monday
November 26, 2018
Do listeners sometimes misunderstand you when you try to use the words “can” or “can’t?” What gives North American speech its particular “music,” and why is this important when communicating with...
11:00am to 12:00pm
Location TBD
Wednesday
December 12, 2018
Topic/article: Core ideas and topics: Building up or drilling down? Previous literature suggests identification of core ideas as a way to improve student learning. In this article, the authors...
12:00pm to 1:00pm
In-person & Online
Monday
February 11, 2019
What does it really mean to speak English fluently? In this workshop, you will learn how strategic phrasing and pausing can help you be better understood by listeners. You will have the opportunity...
11:00am to 12:00pm
Location TBD
Monday
March 4, 2019
Listeners in U.S. academia expect speakers to emphasize the important words in their presentations. If you neglect this, or do it incorrectly, your audience may lose focus and quit listening. In this...
11:00am to 12:00pm
Location TBD
Monday
April 15, 2019
***New workshop topic*** Words are only part of the message; your tone of voice communicates volumes in U.S. academic settings. Learn how intonation (voice variation) may influence your interaction...
11:00am to 12:00pm
Location TBD