Upcoming Events for Faculty

Group learning in the classroom: the POGIL structure and materials
Facilitated by Prof. Christopher Bauer from the University of New Hampshire
April 9 from 4:30-7:30pm (including dinner) in  Schow 030B.

The workshop will introduce you to the pedagogic structure (including how to author your own materials) and purpose of POGIL, Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning. It is a student-centered active-learning pedagogy where students work in small teams under the guidance of the instructor.  The learning materials embody a structure that helps students to construct understanding of course content through collaborative discussion.   The POGIL Project began with NSF funding and is now a non-profit professional development organization that runs dozens of workshops annually.

If you are able to join us, please let us know so we can order the appropriate amount of food.  This form also includes a space for letting us know your dietary restrictions.

Social Mindfulness and Inclusivity for STEM+
Facilitated by Robin KodnerLina Dahlberg and Regina Barber DeGraaf  (all of Western Washington University)
Thursday May 30 1:30pm in Schow 030B
Processing Session Friday May 31 10am in Schow 030B

Both workshops are part of Teach Week  an event of the Collaborative for Faculty Development and are cosponsored by the Office of the Dean of the Faculty and the Davis Center.

MA PKAL Network Summer Meeting
Reading, Writing and Arithmetic: Expanding the Capabilities of All STEM Students
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
June 21, 2019

For more information and to register, please see the MA PKAL Summer Meeting page.  I am also happy to answer questions.