January 16, 2024 – Bringing Learning to Life with 3D Models

22 January 2024

Learning tends to happen best when we can interact with content at a physical level.  Digital 3d models can be a viable alternative, making rare objects more accessible.  Some of…

April 25, 2023 – Adventures in Teaching Across Disciplinary Divides

2 May 2023

This panel  showcases 3 models of interdisciplinary teaching. We will review assignments created to bring students from different classes together to work in multidisciplinary teams, and an OCS program, where…

April 18, 2023 – Strategies for Oral Assesment

24 April 2023

As we come off online teaching and confront newly accessible AI technologies, now is an excellent time to discuss benefits, challenges, and strategies surrounding oral assessment. Interested audiences may include faculty who used oral assessment during online teaching and want to refine their practices, faculty who are looking for “ChatGPT-resistant” assessment tools, and staff and faculty who are invested in helping students develop career skills such as interviewing and oral communication.

 

Jan 31, 2023 – How We Learn and How Instructional Technology Can Help

1 February 2023

Building on current understandings of how our brains work and how this impacts learning, we will explore how Moodle and other instructional technologies can help students develop effective learning techniques…

Oct 18, 2022 – ArcGIS Online

20 October 2022

Non-GIS users often encounter two major challenges in making and using maps, lack of (1) ready-to-use geospatial data, and (2) a platform that displays geospatial data from different sources. ArcGIS…

Sept 20, 2022 – Building Trust in the Classroom

22 September 2022

Drawing on the insights of intervention science, Mitchell will share techniques for building positive relationships between students in the classroom by focusing on inclusive practices.  Successful, positive classroom interactions that…

April 5, 2022: Climate Change Throughout the Curriculum

13 April 2022

Climate change is transforming our civilization in fundamental ways. How can we help our students confront transformation? No single discipline owns this multifaceted problem.  It has relevance to every field…

Sept 21, 2021: Lessons Learned from Pandemic Teaching

6 October 2021

What innovations or discoveries from our teaching experiences during the pandemic merit being carried forward? What new approaches did you try? What worked better than you perhaps expected? A panel…

April 20, 2021: Decolonizing your Syllabus: Implicitly and Explicitly

29 April 2021

In the context of our ongoing work in inclusion, diversity, and equity, many groups on campus have been discussing the cultural and racial perspectives that have shaped many of our…

Feb 23, 2021: The Teaching Toolbox Best Practices for Supporting Students in Carleton’s Larger Classes

28 April 2021

Many of the teaching techniques demonstrated to support a diverse community of learners in small classes (e.g., connecting with students personally, seeing students as individuals) can be difficult to adapt…

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