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UCET's Active Learning Institute

UCET's Active Learning Institute - Spring 2016

New topics! New Speakers!

Join Gwynn Mettetal and Gary Kern as they facilitate a semester-long exploration of proven methods to increase student learning. Guest speakers from the faculty will provide examples and helpful tips for implementation. Last year’s participants designed learning games, designed a problem for a PBL
class, planned an internship class, and more.

     

View Faculty who completed the Spring 2015 Active Learning Institute and earned a Bronze Badge!


Spring 2016 Active Learning Institute

Two ways to participate:

  1. Limited time or specific interests? Attend any of the open sessions from 10-12 am to learn what your colleagues are doing. No reservations needed.
  2. Deeper interest? Join the Active Learning Institute. Attend open sessions plus complete readings, reflections and conversations. Create an Action Plan to use one or more of these strategies in your classroom. Completion of the Institute earns a certificate and a Bronze Badge in Active Learning Strategies. Reserve your seat by contacting us at ucet@iusb.edu.



                        Fri., Jan. 15  


Overview:


Presenters:

9:00-10:00

Institute Members Only

Overview of Institute

10:00-10:50

Flipping your class

Gary Kern, Asso. Professor, Decision Sciences

11:00-11:50

Quick strategies to add anytime

Gwynn Mettetal, Professor, Psychology and Education

Fri., Feb. 5

Outside the Classroom

9:00-10:00

Institute Members Only

Key Elements and Plans

10:00-10:40

In the community: Service Learning and Activism

April Lidinsky, Asso. Professor, Women’s & Gender Studies
Joyce Palmateer, Clinical Lecturer, Nursing

10:40-11:20

Study Abroad

Susan Moore, Asso. Professor, Fine Arts
Scott Sernau, Professor, Sociology

11:20-12:00

Fieldwork

Terri Hebert, Asst. Professor, Science Education
Jay VanderVeen, Asso. Professor, Anthropology

Fri., Feb 19

Learning through Experience

Key Elements and Plans

9:00-10:00

Institute Members Only

10:00-10:40

Case studies

Mohammad Merhi, Asst. Professor, Decision Sciences
P.N. Saksena, Professor, Accounting

10:40-11:30

Games

Joel Langston, Instructional Media Services
Dave Vollrath, Professor, Management
Mike Keen, Professor, Sustainability
Amy Gretencord, Clinical Asst. Professor, Radiography
Julia Gressick, Asst. Professor of Secondary Education

11:30-12:00

Simlutations

Luanne Woodrick, Clinical Asst. Professor of Nursing

Fri., Mar 4

Striving and Aspiring

9:00-10:00

Institute Members Only

Key Elements and Plans

10:00-10:40

Undergraduate Research

Gretchen Anderson, Professor, Chemistry
Eric Souther, Asst. Professor, New Media

10:40-11:20 

Writing-Intensive Courses

Lisa Zwicker, Asso. Professor, History
Clayton Michaels, Lecturer, English

11:20-12:00

Competitions

Monle Lee, Professor, Marketing
Anurag Pant, Asso. Professor, Marketing

Fri., April 8

Insitute Wrap-up Lunch: Institute Members Only

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