Creating Gender Fair, Multiculturally Equitable, Socioeconomically Aware, and Globally Informed Education—The SEED Project at UGA.
The National SEED Project on Inclusive Curriculum is an intensive faculty-development workshop that foster inclusive pedagogy by attuning instructor to the way in which students’ diverse backgrounds and experiences shape their learning. SEED stands for Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity.
Methods used to teach fully online classes can vary greatly from one course to the next; however, the common attribute you will find in the narratives shared by these faculty panelists are strategies that have proven to be successful at fostering interaction, student engagement, and student learning. Four faculty from different disciplines who teach different levels of students will share their best practices and their lessons learned. Details
For many university faculty, teaching a large lecture course can present a host of challenges from participation to effectively employing involved, active-learning strategies. However, the small class setting can also prove equally as daunting including the perils of introversion, lackluster discussions, and disenchanted students. This interactive session will evaluate some of the recent literature on learner-centered approaches to instruction as well as practical tips on how to achieve student engagement in the small class setting. Details
Workshop topics include how to develop course work or other initial scholarly efforts into research for publication, how to overcome writing anxiety, procrastination, and the endless literature review, and how to collaborate with others to work efficiently. Details
Looking for new ways to engage students in class? Top Hat is a cloud-based, student engagement system that allows instructors to ask questions, take polls, give quizzes, and get feedback from students. Students can use any web-enabled device to participate. Details