Science Literacy Program Newsletter

Spring 2015 – Week 10

Journal Club

It has been a great year! Thanks for your enthusiastic participation in all we have done.

This week, in the final Journal Club meetings of the year, we will play some science-related word games: Taboo and Balderdash. Come prepared to have some fun, and don’t forget your thinking cap!

– Thursday 9:00am in LISB 317 facilitated by Julie Mueller, TEP and Elly Vandegrift, SLP
– Friday 12:00pm in LISB 217 facilitated by Elly Vandegrift, SLP

We look forward to seeing you there!
Julie and Elly

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Light Extravaganza

Friday, June 5, 2015
100 Willamette Hall

The Optical Society of America (OSA) UO student chapter will have a two hour show celebrating the International Year of Light. The Light Extravaganza will include the history of light and science demonstrations.

This family-friendly event is open to the public and is free of charge. Help spread the news by sending the link to the event poster:

Click here for directions.

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In This Issue:

Journal Club

Light Extravaganza

Upcoming UO and Local Events

Upcoming UO and Local Events:

Teaching for the First Time as the Sole Instructor
TEP Teaching Fundamentals and Professional Development Series
Thursday, 6/11/2015
10:00am – 3:00pm
PLC 72 (Writing Lab)

Now that you’re fully at the helm, we’ll discuss how to articulate and achieve your class goals, design and sequence assignments, build classroom community, facilitate interaction, and respond to student work. We’ll consider developing and remaining in tune with a teaching philosophy, melding your research and teaching identities, and gaining satisfaction from your teaching.

Facilitated by Jason Schreiner, TEP Faculty Consultant

Click here to register.

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