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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…

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…

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  

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…

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…

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)….

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…

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…

SALTISE webinar – Culturally Sustaining Classroom Assessment – Oct. 22

October 18th, 2021

October 22, 2021 | 2:30 – 4:00 PM   Exploring how classroom formative and summative assessments can better serve diverse and minoritized learners. This webinar will explore a new approach to classroom assessment that takes into account historical and continuing discrimination. This webinar will explore the practical implications of the five design principles that currently…

Explore the Dawson Communities of Practice! (Hint: watch these videos)

September 21st, 2021

The Dawson College Communities of Practice are accepting proposals to become a faculty fellow. Would you like to know more about these communities? or how to apply to become a fellow? Watch their videos or connect to their websites.   Dawson Active Learning Community (DALC) Co-leads:  Selma Hamdani (Psychology) and Chris Whittaker (Physics) E-Learning Community…

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