Spring 2017 Faculty Learning Community Meet-up
Dates & Details

 

SESSION #4: BALANCING DEPTH VS. COVERAGE

 

Group A: Monday, 4/17, 11:30a-12:30p in 104 Design Bldg. (you’re welcome to bring your lunch!)

Group B: Tuesday, 4/18, 1:00-2:00p in 104 Design Bldg.

 

Reference Resources

Potential Discussion Questions  

  • How do you find the balance between coverage versus depth of learning?
  • Are you using blended learning, just-in-time teaching or flipped classroom techniques? What has worked? What, for you, needs further refining to be viable?
  • In addition to pre-taped lectures and video content, what are some other ways you utilize flipped and/or JITT approaches?

 

Session #3: Connecting your research interests and teaching


Group A: Monday, 3/20, 11:30a-12:30p in 104 Design Bldg. (You’re welcome to bring your lunch!)

Group B: Tuesday, 3/21, 1:00-2:00p in 104 Design Bldg.

 

Reference Resources

Potential Discussion Questions  

  • Where does (or can) your interests, research, and teaching overlap in the C-I classroom?
  • How do you balance your teaching, research, and service load?
  • How might you turn your C-I classroom into a research project to advance teaching scholarship within your discipline?

 

Session #2: Managing the feedback loop/Applying Formative Assessment


Group A: Monday, 2/20/17, 11:30a-12:30p in 104 Design Bldg. (you’re welcome to bring your lunch!)

Group B: Tuesday, 2/21/17, 1:00-2:00p in 104 Design Bldg.


Reference Resources

Potential Discussion Questions  

  • How do (or wish) you would manage the C-I feedback loop?
  • Are you leveraging feedback as a true student learning tool?
  • What are your time management strategies?
  • Are there specific tech tools or skills you use or wish you had?

 

Session #1: Maximizing the first and last five minutes of class


Group A: Monday, 2/6/17 11:30a-12:30p in 104 Design Bldg. (you’re welcome to bring your lunch!)

Group B: Tuesday, 2/7/17, 1:00-2:00p in 104 Design Bldg.


Reference Resources

Potential Discussion Questions  

  • How do you use the first and last 5 minutes of class?
  • What role does/could reflection play in your course?
  • What 5-minute break activities do you use throughout class to check-in with your students and
    their understanding? What concerns do you have about making such activities work?