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Read Full Text: SALTISE Webinar: Workshopping Principles of a Collaborative Design Partnerships Mode – November 11

SALTISE Webinar: Workshopping Principles of a Collaborative Design Partnerships Mode – November 11

November 7th, 2022

About this event In the first of this 2-part webinar series, Dr. Kim Gomez discussed how working collaboratively in partnership can be enhanced through the use of co-design, an exciting and evidence-based approach to increasing the likelihood of successful adoption and implementation of innovative educational initiatives. Montreal-based examples of such initiatives include the Learning Communities…

Read Full Text: Recovering Student Engagement at Mid-course Time

Recovering Student Engagement at Mid-course Time

November 4th, 2022

November 2, 2022 Faculty Focus Anna Conway, EdD Around the semester midpoint you may be noticing that some of your students are becoming overwhelmed, may lack motivation, or feel disconnected from the class. Sound familiar? Unlike the end-of-semester feedback, when gathering formative feedback on what’s helping or hindering student learning might be too late, mid-term…

Read Full Text: SALTISE Conference Registration is OPEN

SALTISE Conference Registration is OPEN

April 14th, 2022

The conference will take place June 2 and 3, 2022. Collaborative Dialogues: The Role of Active Learning in Today’s Educational Realities In June 2022, SALTISE will be bringing our network together for another year of celebrating and deepening our commitment to pedagogical connections, conversations, and communities. The 11th annual conference theme invites us to reflect…

Read Full Text: Authentic Assessment Strategies – A Faculty Focus Podcast

Authentic Assessment Strategies – A Faculty Focus Podcast

April 1st, 2022

How do you know that student learning is actually happening? Usually through assessment, right? But how can you assess students without just a quiz or paper? How can you empower them and motivate them to learn and want to learn, so that assessment becomes something that is both powerful for you as an instructor and…

Read Full Text: SALTISE Workshops – March 15 and 16

SALTISE Workshops – March 15 and 16

March 11th, 2022

Getting Started with CourseFLow: A Web-based Tool to Visualize and Manage Your Program & Curricula Designs March 15, 2022 | 12:30 – 2:00 PM   Early Career Teaching at the College Level March 16, 2022 | 12:30 – 2:00 PM  

Read Full Text: SALTISE Webinar: Better Assessments with Backward Design – Feb. 25

SALTISE Webinar: Better Assessments with Backward Design – Feb. 25

February 18th, 2022

Better Assessments With Backward Design: Bringing critical thinking into the questioning February 25, 2022 | 2:30 – 4:00 PM   There have been several national calls in the US to increase critical thinking in college classrooms, particularly in science classrooms. Despite improving the cognitive level in instruction and classroom activities, assessments are often poorly constructed…

Read Full Text: Using ComPAIR for Peer Feedback – A SALTISE Webinar – Feb. 4

Using ComPAIR for Peer Feedback – A SALTISE Webinar – Feb. 4

February 2nd, 2022

ComPAIR: Using Assessment to Support Learning   ComPAIR: Using Assessment to Support Learning Friday, February 4th @ 2:30 – 4:00PM (14h30 – 16h) EST From Fine Arts to Physics, instructors/teachers acknowledge the challenge of promoting students’ critical thinking and reasoning skills. One effective way to scaffold the development of these high-level cognitive processes is to…

Read Full Text: Dawson Active Learning Community (DALC) – Winter 2022 Events

Dawson Active Learning Community (DALC) – Winter 2022 Events

January 19th, 2022

The Dawson Active Learning Community will be hosting several workshops this semester.  All faculty members are invited to attend!   Workshops topics will include Perusall, Active Learning Foundations, and the flipped classroom approach, among others.   Consult the DALC website for dates, times and venue (some workshops will be virtual, others will be in person)….

Read Full Text: SALTISE – Call for Conference Proposals

SALTISE – Call for Conference Proposals

January 13th, 2022

The SALTISE conference will be held on June 2 and 3, 2022. Submission deadline for proposals – Monday, February 21st, 2022, 6:00 PM (18h00) EST Conference theme – Collaborative Dialogues: The Role of Active Learning in Today’s Educational Realities For the full description of the Conference theme, click here. Typically we accept proposals on the following topics: Active Learning Practices…

Read Full Text: Creating Meaningful Learning Experiences with an Interactive Customizable Textbook

Creating Meaningful Learning Experiences with an Interactive Customizable Textbook

October 25th, 2021

From Faculty Focus October 25, 2021 Stephen Buckles, PhD Excerpt: Like most faculty, printed textbooks have been a mainstay throughout my career. I could adopt them off the shelf and nobody questioned my decision. After all, this is how I and so many of my peers have been taught, and it seems to have worked…

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