Weekly News and Tip, February 28, 2008

Tip - Don't be Afraid to Ask for Student Opinion
From The Online Journal of Teaching and Learning, published by the California State University system, comes an interesting set of student suggestions for improving their learning, “Don't be Afraid to Ask the Students

Announcements - CELT Programming
Register for CELT events via AccessPlus (go to the Employee tab, then to HRS Training > Continue > Courses).

  • Don’t forget the panel discussion by Master Teachers on Large Classes, a panel discussion with the 2007-08 LAS Master Teachers, today, 3.30-5 p.m. in the MU Campanile Room. Refreshments provided.
  • A WebCT workshop on Managing Students and Grades will be held tomorrow, Feb. 29, 10-11:30 a.m., 1230 Communications.
  • CELT is happy to announce the return of the popular and informative Faculty Forum: Teaching Tips, Tuesday, March 4, 12:10-1:30 p.m., in the MU Campanile Room. Bring your lunch; beverages and desserts will be provided.
  • Implementing Universal Instructional Design in Teaching, with Nancy Evans, Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, will be presented Tuesday, March 11, 12:10 p.m. -1:30 p.m., MU Pioneer Room. Refreshments provided.

Special Presentation on Creativity with Jeff Stamp

  • Jeff Stamp, Assistant Professor and Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of North Dakota, is the Reiman Entrepreneurial speaker on campus this semester. He will offer a faculty Workshop on Creativity and Innovation on Thursday, March 6, 1-3 p.m. in the MU South Ballroom. Learn to be creative and innovative in a large university environment and to impart skills in creativity to your students. A dessert bar will be provided. Register through the Pappajohn Center.

FYI - Session on “Stories of Teaching and Learning in Study Abroad”

The final presentation in the current set of sessions on “Stories of Teaching and Learning in Study Abroad” will be “Creative Fund Raising for Study Abroad,” with speakers Rich Engelhorn, Kinesiology, and William Grundmann, Landscape Architecture, Tuesday, March 4, 12 noon, in 411 College of Design.

No comments: