Assessing, Documenting, and Advancing Teaching
(The Scholarship of Teaching & Learning)
Do you want to:
There will be two Making Learning Visible Series:
Making Learning Visible: Jumping into Scholarly Teaching
The Making Learning Visible Series is designed to help faculty assess the efficacy of classroom strategies, document the effectiveness of their teaching, share effective strategies with peers, and demonstrate exemplary teaching in the promotion and tenure portfolio. Participants who attend all four sessions will receive a copy of the book " Inquiry into the College Classroom" and an external hard drive with templates and sample forms for beginning the development of your own teaching inquiry or assessment project.
series is centered on discussion of the book Inquiry into the College
Classroom: A journey toward scholarly teaching by Paul Savory, Amy Nelson
Burnett, and Amy Goodburn.
1. To advance faculty skills in assessing, documenting, and demonstrating effective teaching strategies.
2. To provide peer consultation and University support to faculty working on teaching assessment and documentation project(s).
Days & Times: Fridays, 9:00am - 10:30am LIB 304
Spring 2014 Dates:
Friday, January 17, 2014
Friday, February 14, 2014
Friday, March 21, 2014
Friday, April 11, 2014
Friday, April 25, 2014
Location: Library 304 (CAFE Conference Room)
Convener: Deb Periman
Audio-conferencing is available for most events. Please email request to Liisa at email@example.com at least 48 hours in advance.
Making Learning Visible: Implementation, Impact & Dissemination of Scholarly Teaching
2013 Making Learning Visible Ipad Mini Grants
To support faculty in creating
of Teaching and Learning Inquiry Portfolios
These workshops are open to faculty by application only. (CLOSED) Please contact Randy Magen with questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
"Teaching university-level courses is a form of serious intellectual work that can be as challenging and demanding as discovery research. When teaching is undertaken as a form of inquiry into the impact a course has on student understanding, the quality and depth of this work can be revealed through writing that reflects the relation between the process of teaching and its results." (Bernstein, p. 215)."
How do you know if you are an effective teacher? The Making Learning Visible portfolio development series offers faculty the opportunity to produce evidence of teaching effectiveness that goes beyond IDEA survey results. Findings can be used as evidence of scholarly teaching in promotion and tenure reviews.
6 sessions this spring will take faculty through the process of creating and implementing a classroom inquiry plan.Faculty will place a course portfolio documenting the inquiry on a CAFE maintained website to share with UAA colleagues and beyond.http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/cafe/portfolios/index.cfm
We know your time is valuable and want to reward committed faculty who are willing to take the time to investigate and share effective teaching practices with their colleagues. Faculty who complete the process (see below) will receive an new IPAD Mini. Participation is limited.
Together we will explore the processes of:
Days & Times: Friday's, 8:30am - 10:30am
All UAA faculty are eligible to apply, with the understanding that you must be able to:
Deadline for Applying has past.