Participants will read How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching by Ambrose et al. (2010). Participants will examine the pedagogical research behind successful strategies for collecting evidence of student learning and documenting learning gains.
Weekly meetings will address a variety of teaching contexts and emphasize practical adoption of effective practice. Topics will include Prior Knowledge, Knowledge Organization, Motivation, Mastery, Practice and Feedback, Student Development and Course Climate, and Self-Directed Learning.
Participants: 12 - 15
Graduate Student, Center for Teaching Excellence
Originally from Oklahoma, Angie’s work has taken her around the globe from Europe to the Caucuses and the Far East. Prior to returning home, Angie lived in Shanghai where she was the Academic Operations Manager responsible for providing educational leadership and faculty development for EF Education, a global language learning company with over eighty centers throughout China. She also worked as the Chief Development Editor at www.englishtown.com, where she served as the instructional design lead on a multi-million dollar project to revamp the company’s learning platform, which now services 15 million users.
Angie has been involved in a range of instructional projects and initiatives, from the design, implementation and evaluation of educational video games, e-learning platforms, course books, supplementary materials and assessments, to working with project teams to create an LMS, a flexible student-centered learning system and innovative school environment for adult learners.
For questions, contact Angie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesdays, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Copeland Hall 101
860 Van Vleet Oval