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February 2018

Difficult Dialogues Community of Practice

February 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Monthly through Spring Semester As a follow up to Dr. Libby Roderick’s campus visit in November, the Rising Tide Center and the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning will host a Difficult Dialogues Community of Practice. These informal gatherings will be held monthly to allow for conversations about engaging in and managing challenging dialogues and topics in the classroom. Using the book “Start Talking” as a reference, we will share and practice strategies and discuss our own experiences of…

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New Faculty Community of Practice

February 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The New Faculty Community of Practice is open to new faculty hired after 2016.  This CoP has decided to use examples of learning theory from the book “Make it stick: The science of successful learning” to guide their discussions.  Each month, members read a chapter of the book, and  bring relevant examples from their classrooms to the group for discussion, or issues, challenges or questions about how to apply the material to their own unique learning environment. During the spring,…

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March 2018

Difficult Dialogues Community of Practice

March 22, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

As a follow up to Dr. Libby Roderick’s campus visit in November, the Rising Tide Center and the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning will host a Difficult Dialogues Community of Practice. These informal gatherings will be held monthly to allow for conversations about engaging in and managing challenging dialogues and topics in the classroom. Using the book “Start Talking” as a reference, we will share and practice strategies and discuss our own experiences of navigating challenging conversations. All…

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October 2018

International Teaching Assistant Community of Practice

October 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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One event on October 18, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on November 1, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on December 6, 2018 at 12:00pm

The Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning is collaborating with doctoral candidates, Andrea Mercado and Ming-Tso Chien to provide international teaching assistants (ITAs) with a Community of Practice, designed for those who are primarily non-native speakers of English with little to no prior teaching experience and who want to improve their teaching. This community will meet four times throughout the fall 2018 semester to discuss the challenges they encounter in the classroom and to support each other by brainstorming strategies…

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International Teaching Assistant Community of Practice

October 18, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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One event on October 18, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on November 1, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on December 6, 2018 at 12:00pm

The Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning is collaborating with doctoral candidates, Andrea Mercado and Ming-Tso Chien to provide international teaching assistants (ITAs) with a Community of Practice, designed for those who are primarily non-native speakers of English with little to no prior teaching experience and who want to improve their teaching. This community will meet four times throughout the fall 2018 semester to discuss the challenges they encounter in the classroom and to support each other by brainstorming strategies…

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November 2018

International Teaching Assistant Community of Practice

November 1, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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One event on October 18, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on November 1, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on December 6, 2018 at 12:00pm

The Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning is collaborating with doctoral candidates, Andrea Mercado and Ming-Tso Chien to provide international teaching assistants (ITAs) with a Community of Practice, designed for those who are primarily non-native speakers of English with little to no prior teaching experience and who want to improve their teaching. This community will meet four times throughout the fall 2018 semester to discuss the challenges they encounter in the classroom and to support each other by brainstorming strategies…

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December 2018

International Teaching Assistant Community of Practice

December 6, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 18, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on November 1, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on December 6, 2018 at 12:00pm

The Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning is collaborating with doctoral candidates, Andrea Mercado and Ming-Tso Chien to provide international teaching assistants (ITAs) with a Community of Practice, designed for those who are primarily non-native speakers of English with little to no prior teaching experience and who want to improve their teaching. This community will meet four times throughout the fall 2018 semester to discuss the challenges they encounter in the classroom and to support each other by brainstorming strategies…

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CoP – International Teaching Assistants

December 6, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

This community of practice is designed for incoming international teaching assistants (ITAs) who are primarily non-native speakers of English with little to no prior teaching experience and who want to improve their teaching. This community will meet four times throughout the fall semester of 2018 to discuss the challenges they encounter in the classroom and to support each other by brainstorming strategies for culturally- and linguistically-responsive teaching and learning. Some potential topics that will be explored in these four meetings include:…

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CoP – Active Learning Strategies

December 13, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This community of practice will meet monthly to learn about different active learning strategies that can be used across disciplines to engage students.  We will call upon members to bring examples from their own teaching to share with other members, and discuss the corresponding assessment strategies, for example fishbowl debates, jigsaws, graphic syllabi, focused reading notes, case studies. Monthly topic will be decided by the group members. This group will meet monthly on the second Thursday from 2:00-3:30pm on 9/13,…

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CoP – The Science of Successful Learning

December 14, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

The Science of Successful Learning CoP  meets monthly to explore principles of learning theory.  Drawing inspiration from the books such as “Make it stick: The science of successful learning”  or “Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning” members bring relevant examples from their classrooms to the group for discussion, or issues, challenges or questions about how to apply the material to their own unique learning environment.  Members work to apply these learning principles to their course design and…

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