OUR MISSION IS TO SUPPORT STUDENT SUCCESS THROUGH DEVELOPMENT OF EXCELLENT SCIENCE TEACHERS.
For this week, please read:
Broeckelman-Post, M., Johnson, A., & Schwebach, J. R. (2016). Calling on Students Using Notecards: Engagement and Countering Communication Anxiety in Large Lecture. Journal of College Science Teaching, 45(5), 27. http://search.proquest.com/docview/1791897550?pq-origsite=gscholar.
For your convenience, we will continue to offer two weekly meetings in 217 LISB. Feel free to attend either.
Thursdays at 9:00 am
Fridays at 1:00 pm
Hope to see you there.
Elly and Julie
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ASM Teaching Fellows Online Course
The 2016-2017 ASM Science Teaching Fellows Online Course prepares doctoral-trained individuals for science teaching positions at a variety of non-doctoral institutions. This 5-month, online professional development program delivers the skills and knowledge required to succeed in positions with a significant teaching component. As a Science Teaching Fellow you will:
• Learn the best practices in curriculum development, student-centered learning and pedagogies of engagement for scientific teaching
• Be part of an online community of fellows, mentors and facilitators with exclusive access to interactive webinars, readings and skill-building activities presented by experts in the field
• Enjoy professional development opportunities in course design and assessment, active learning strategies and teaching philosophy development
• Expand you scientific network by working directly with peers and scientists
The application deadline is Nov. 2, 2016. The course will run from December 2016 until April 2017. For information about selection criteria, eligibility, and other general program questions, please visit our website or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Presence: Skills for Listening, Being and Connecting in the Classroom
This workshop on Friday, Oct. 14, will provide tools to enhance aliveness, authenticity, deep listening, and empathy in the classroom, in addition to being present to yourself and your students. Led by Theresa May, Associate Professor of Theatre Arts. The workshop will be held in the Knight Library Browsing Room from 2:00-3:30pm.
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