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Thursday, September 19, 2019
The Confounding Promise of Community: Why It Matters More Than Ever for Student Success - Register Online 2 pm - 3 pm Edwards 100B What is the role of community—as a concept, an outcome, and an entity—in a liberal education, and how can community contribute to student success? How do students experience community, on and off campus? This webinar will examine emerging definitions of community, ongoing efforts to create inclusive pathways for engagement, and ways community-based practices can advance inclusive excellence. From multiple institutional perspectives, presenters will explore how a collective understanding of community can shape a commitment to equity and student success. (AACU)
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Eight Small Teaching Strategies that Deliver Big Results to Engage Online Students and Improve Learning - Register Online 2 pm - 3 pm Edwards 100B Online courses present unique challenges for both students and faculty. Small teaching can be the answer to those problems. Small online teaching strategies are minor adjustments to class design and teaching that are feasible in terms of the minimum amount of time required and that create little to no grading burden. (Magna)
Thursday, October 3, 2019
How to Use Interactive Lecturing as Pedagogy of Engagement - Register Online 2 pm - 3 pm Edwards 100B In recent years, lectures as a pedagogical approach have come under considerable fire. Critics have called lectures boring, obsolete, old-fashioned, overused, and even unfair. This seminar will detail interactive lecturing, a model for combining lectures and active learning techniques in a way that can engage students and improve their learning. By watching this program, you will gain practical and actionable ideas and creative approaches to a comfortable method. (Magna)
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Developing a Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program - Register Online 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Edwards 100B The Center for Global Education and Engagement encourages faculty to develop proposals for short-term faculty led Study Abroad programs. Leading a Study Abroad program is incredibly rewarding, uniquely challenging, and implementing a new program is a collaborative effort. As a Study Abroad Faculty Program Director, you hold the role of teacher, guide, confidant, crisis manager, disciplinarian, community builder, and budget planner, to name a few. This workshop is for faculty who wish lead a group of students overseas during a summer, winter, or semester break session.
Monday, October 28, 2019
Faculty Advisement for Study Abroad Programs - Register Online 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Edwards 100B Brockport faculty play an important role in encouraging our students to participate in meaningful experiences abroad. The Center for Global Education and Engagement provides students with many international program options. It can be quite confusing on how to successfully advise students to integrate study abroad into their academic career. This session will focus on the fundamentals of study abroad and best practices faculty can take when advising students for an international experience.
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Fostering Civic Consciousness through Creativity-Based Pedagogy - Register Online 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Edwards 100B Can pedagogies developed to foster critical and creative thinking in arts, design, and visual communications majors be integrated into other disciplinary areas in order to foster a civic consciousness for the public good? This webinar will highlight exemplary pedagogies and present strategies for applying them across disciplinary boundaries. (AACU)
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
STEM Matters: The Formula for Driving Innovation - Register Online 2 pm - 3 pm Edwards 100B To succeed, innovative efforts to broaden participation in STEM and to make equity an immutable factor in quality STEM teaching require critical reflection and active engagement from the entire range of stakeholders. This webinar will bring together key institutional leaders, funding agency officers, and professional society representatives for an open and frank discussion of the structural and systemic barriers to quality and equity in undergraduate STEM education. (AACU)