The 2018-19 Teaching and Learning Community will explore transparency in teaching and learning. Fellows will engage with scholarly research on the impact of transparency in course, outcome, and assignment design and consider how incorporating a transparent framework may promote equity in student learning and success. Fellows will make revisions to one course throughout the year…

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This year’s Institute (to be held January 18, 2018) coincides with UW-Green Bay’s “Becoming a Student-Ready University” initiative, sponsored by the Office of the Provost and Business and Finance. The morning will kick-off with a special keynote by Dr. Christine Harrington, who will speak to our entire campus community about how small actions can have a big…

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Leaders in this book discussion will take up Alexander Astin’s theory that “college’s obsession with smartness shortchanges students, which widens inequities.” This discussion will be held Nov. 17 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Vista Room (MAC Hall 301). A limited number of copies of the book can be borrowed by contacting Stacie Christian…

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We will be hosting an open forum on November 21st from 3-4:30 in Phoenix B to share the themes compiled from the Tia Brown McNair workshop the University held in late August. This open forum will be a chance to develop action plans and partnerships between faculty and staff to allow us to become a…

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Teaching and Learning Community: Capstone Experiences Purpose: To create a community of practitioners invested in providing learners a cumulative learning experience that integrates learning across the curriculum and promotes the development of the whole person. To share what we learn and what we do with our colleagues. Essential questions: How do we ensure the capstone…

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Collaborative learning occurs at many scales, from quick discussion prompts to semester-long projects. Talk through readings that explore the nuances of collaborative learning with your colleagues at this reading group. Together these two readings help us understand different types of collaborative learning and the strengths of each. Barkley, E. and Cross, Patricia. (2014). Collaborative Learning…

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Syllabus has just published its latest (Spring 2017) issue at http://www.syllabusjournal.org/syllabus. We invite you to review the Table of Contents here and then visit their website to review articles and items of interest. The Spring 2017 issue contains exciting and innovative entries for (often interdisciplinary) syllabi and courses in the fields of social sciences, psychology, modern languages,…

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