DAY ONE: May 30

Session times and locations will be updated as they are confirmed.

FYS Diversity Module

Faciliator: Rose Muravchick & Chanele

All instructors teaching in the FYS and FYE courses are encouraged to attend this session which will review and discuss the diversity modules. Parcipants will practice engaging students on issues of diversity and discuss how this module can most benefit students in their courses.

Making Sense of the Summer Faculty Institute

Faciliator: Allen & Fajardo

This is an opportunity for graduate students and post docs to reflect on what they learned and observed throughout the day and how it can be applied to their lives as graduate students. Attendance is required to receive CIRTL credit for this institute.

Working Together: Tools for Student Collaboration

Faciliator: Sandy McVey

Group work can be faciliated very effiectively using Google products. If you’ve heard about Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, and Websites, but don’t understand how they can transform group assignments, this session is for you. Bring your laptop and prepare to complete the team challenges.

The First Year Seminar Curriculum- An Overview

Faciliator: Meghan & Avron

If you are teaching any First Year Seminar (FYS) Course from UNIV 111 or a majors, you want to attend this course to learn more about the Faculty Senate expectations of all FYS courses, the new common learning outcomes, and the easy to use resources. Come with your questions.

Rubrics for Real-World Problems

Faciliator: Kathy Pusecker

Courses that ask students to model real-world skills lead to more engaged learners, but how can we be sure that our students are meeting the objectives that we set for them? Creating a rubric gives students the confidence to know what is expected of them and how they can succeed. Furthermore, faculty who provide a rubric report grading is easier and faster. Learn how to create rubrics that measure real-world skills such as effective communication, and integrative learning.

Getting Out of the Classroom: Designing Civic Engagement Courses

Facilitator: Sue Serra & Jules Bruck

Designing courses for civic engagement means taking students off of campus and through all of the unique sites in the Delaware region. At the end of this session, participants will have a plan for how to create their own civic engagement course that draws on the rich resources of our area.

Interactive Scenario-Based Learning in Online Courses

Facilitator: Aviva Heyn

Have you ever considered incorporating scenarios into your online courses? Interactive scenarios can be an engaging and effective way to practice and assess higher-order thinking skills. This session will provide examples, tips, and tools to create scenarios for online learning.

Listening to Learners: Qualtrics Intro for Student Engagement

Faciliator: Kevin Guidry & Evelyn

How do we know how our students are progressing in our classes and how can we determine what factors most help or impeed their learning? Creating a simple survey in Qualtrics can quickly (and even anonymously) get you the feedback that you need in order to make high-impact changes in your courses. Once students know that we are listening, they have a lot to tell us about their learning!