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Pedagogy Journal Club: Selective College Admissions Criteria, Racial and Economic Inequities, and Critical Race Theory: A Call to Action

Required Readings:

Rosinger, K. O., Ford, K. S., & Choi, J. (2020). The Role of Selective College Admissions Criteria in Interrupting or Reproducing Racial and Economic Inequities. The Journal of Higher Education,91(7); pp.1-25. DOI: 10.1080/00221546.2020.1795504 -- LINK

Recommended Readings:

STS: Talk Matters: Investigating the Nature of Non-Content Classroom Language Instructor Talk that May Mediate Student Inclusion, Engagement, and Learning

Through the language they use, instructors create classroom environments that have the potential to impact learning by affecting student motivation, resistance, belonging, and self-efficacy. However, despite the critical importance of instructor language to the student experience, little research has investigated what instructors are saying in undergraduate classrooms.

STS: Exploring Inclusive Curricula in the College Classroom: Scientist Spotlight Homework Assignments

From watching television shows and movies to their experiences in college classes themselves, students recurrently encounter stereotypes that, more often than not, convey a narrow view of who participates in our fields of study. We might wonder, then; what are the impacts of these messages on students and what, if anything, might faculty do in response to this messaging?

Efficient and Effective Planning: Build your Teaching Toolkit - Effective Class Sessions: Creating Engaging Lessons for All Students

This workshop will empower instructors with tools to foster student participation in their classes. To enable you to design class sessions that keep students engaged, participants will be introduced to strategies for incorporating active learning and student participation into all classes. Throughout, we will highlight ways to make your teaching inclusive and to actively engage students to improve their learning outcomes.

Goals:

Efficient and Effective Planning: Build your Teaching Toolkit - Helping Your Students Check Their Progress: Goal-Oriented Assessments

This workshop sets the foundation for instructors to develop assessment activities that align with course or module learning goals. So you can develop a framework to assess students’ progress, participants will be introduced to formative assessment and will learn multiple strategies to assess student performance. Participants will have practical training in aligning assignments and assessments with learning goals. Throughout, we will highlight ways to make your teaching inclusive and to actively engage students to improve their learning outcomes.

Goals:

Scientific Teaching Institute

Tuesday, July 9 -Thursday, July 11, 2019

  • Coffee & Breakfast at 8:30am
  • Workshop starts promptly each day at 9:00am
  • Workshop ends each day at 5:00pm

Attendance is required for the entire session on ALL 3 Days

Want to connect and exchange ideas with other aspiring faculty?

Would you like to discuss strategies for engaging all students in their learning?

Scientific Teaching Institute

This is a 3 full-day workshop: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, August 14-16, 9am - 5pm. Attendance is required for the entire session on all 3 days. 

 

Want to connect and exchange ideas with other aspiring faculty?

Would you like to discuss strategies for engaging all students in their learning?

Interested in exploring innovative strategies for assessing student understanding?

 

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