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Friday, October 18, 2019
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Edwards 100B Using Process-Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL) This workshop will provide a strategy for creating a student-centered learning environment. You will learn how to develop, implement, and assess guided inquiry activities in the classroom. POGIL promotes self-managed teamwork and guides learners through problem finding, ideation, and evaluation within a discipline. We will work through a sample activity that can serve as a template for custom-made materials. Finally, we will touch upon the strengths and weaknesses of this heuristic approach to instruction as well as pathways to implementation.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Edwards 100B Open Access for Journal Articles Update and Next Steps Brockport was the first comprehensive SUNY college to implement an open access policy for journal articles in 2018. The process for depositing articles in the college repository will be highlighted. This session will provide an update on implementation and ask for suggestions on strengthening the policy going forward. Suggestions for improvement will be part of a revised policy expected to go College Senate this year as part of the policy’s two-year review. Presenter: Mary Jo Orzech (Drake Library).
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Edwards 100B Student Panel: Transfer Students in the Brockport Classroom
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Edwards 100B The Trauma-Informed Classroom in Higher Education This workshop will examine the impact of adverse childhood events (ACE's) and trauma on the brain and learning. The presenter will also present practical strategies on how to create a trauma-informed classroom setting in higher education. Presenter: Paula Barbel (Nursing).
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Edwards 100B Helping Students Manage Math Anxiety What is math anxiety, and how can you help your students deal with it? Director of ASC Tutoring, Mike Dentino, will draw on ideas from the literature and from his personal experience as a math educator to discuss the “symptoms and treatments” of math anxiety. This session will be particularly useful for instructors in fields that require students to use math skills such as business, the sciences, and social sciences. Presenter: Mike Dentino (ASC Tutoring, Mathematics).
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
11 am - noon Cooper 100B Preparing Students to Address Today and Tomorrows Challenges: Internationalizing the Curriculum for All Students The problems of today transcend borders and boundaries and require solutions from and across diverse disciplines. In order to prepare students for life, work, and citizenship, all students must have experience with an internationalized curriculum. This workshop will provide practical models and methods to integrate international and global perspectives into your courses and curriculum, to make connections between their campus academic experiences and their future careers. Participants will leave with a few items that you can be immediately implemented in their courses. (Here is a link to information about Dr. Whitehead https://www.aacu.org/contributor/dawn-michele-whitehead)
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Edwards 100B Strategies for Working With Students in the Honors College Join us for a conversation about the possibilities and challenges Honors instruction presents. This would be a great session to attend if you want to share ideas and stories with others who teach Honors students. It would also be ideal if you want to explore teaching Honors classes but haven’t had the chance to do so in the past. The Honors College’s curriculum has recently altered, expanding opportunities for innovative course offerings from faculty across campus, and this session will also explain these new pedagogical possibilities. Presenter: Austin Busch (Honors/English).