The Teaching Scholars Initiative (TSI) is a faculty-centered teaching colloquium. Started in 2003, TSI provides faculty the opportunity to share teaching experiences aimed at improving student learning at OU. TSI Colloquium will be held October 19, 2012 at the National Weather Center on the OU Norman Campus.
9:30 - Registration and light breakfast
10:00 - Introduction: Dr. Susan Burke, 2012 TSI Steering Committee Chair
10:05 - Opening Remarks: Provost Nancy Mergler
10:15 - Keynote: Dr. Jeffrey Nevid
11:15 - Break with refreshments
11:30 - Breakout Session 1
Balancing Online Homework and Action Center Group Problem Solving—Ronald L. Halterman
Mythology and Collage for Beginning Architecture and Design Students—Anthony Cricchio
A Voice for Online Learners—Caroline Goldthorpe
Using iBooks Author for Interactive, Multimedia Semester Projects—Kerry V. Magruder and Hunter Heyck
Citizenship/Scholarship/Leadership in a 2.0 World: Facilitating Student Experiences with the Participatory Web—Katherine Pandora
How Growing Up a Digital Native Influenced My Teaching Practices—Josh Flores
Room 1120 (Roundtables)
Digital Natives or Digital Naïveté: A Plea to Unplug—Samuel J. Huskey
OU Musical Theatre Students and the iPad: Will Broadway Now Require Them to Sing, Dance, and “App”?—Harold R. Mortimer
12:30 - Atrium
Lunch and Awards
Introduction of Deans: Dr. Mark Morvant, Executive Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence
Teaching Awards Offered by College of Arts & Sciences, College of Engineering, and College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences
1:30 - Breakout Session 2
Effects of Faculty Presence and Regular Use of UC Action Tutoring on Undergraduate Academic Success—Mark E. Walvoord, Jacob Pleitz, and Robert Terry
Testing Instructional Strategies: Applied Research with Online Courses—William Landon, Clarissa Thompson, and Daniel Kimball
YouTube and the Rhetorical Triangle—Jeff Provine
Digital Classroom: How to Effectively Teach Online Classes—Christina Giacona
Taking clickers to the next level: A contingent teaching model—Sepideh Stewart
Two Discovery Learning Maps—Charla L. Long-Landry and Julie E. Flegal
Room 1120 (Roundtables)
Teaching Digital Natives: Student Experience and Expectations—John T. Snead and SLIS Graduate Students
Going Native (Digitally): Implications for Teaching in the Internet Era—April A. Martin and Zhanna Bagdasarov
2:30 - Break with refreshments
2:45 - Closing Town Hall with Mark Morvant
This year’s keynote speaker, Dr. Jeffrey Nevid, Professor of Psychology and Director of Clinical Psychology at St. John’s University, will discuss teaching our Millennials.
You can read more about Dr. Nevid's Teaching the Millennials in the Association for Psychological Science Observer.
Steeped in technology from an early age, the current generation of college students presents unique teaching challenges to faculty. How do we reach our students, maintain their interest, and enrich classroom experiences to enhance their learning?
Please register on site.
TSI Colloquium to be held October 19, 2012 at the National Weather Center on the OU Norman Campus.
The annual TSI colloquium is open to all OU faculty, instructional staff, and graduate students (future faculty). There is no charge to attend the colloquium but we do request pre-registration so that we can print name tags and an adequate number of programs.