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MLC Reading Room

Do you ever feel like you’re competing with social media and the internet? Phones, tablets, and laptops keep students constantly connected, and it often seems as if they devote more time to Tweeting, Yaking, surfing, or posting than they do to writing term papers. This Award Winning Faculty Series session is designed for instructors who want to create environments and craft assignments that harness the power of social media and the internet to foster public discourse and analytical learning. Details

Event Type: Graduate Teaching Assistant Workshops, Speaker Series

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MLC 372

This workshop is designed to orient participants to the processes and practices that are used to perform student learning outcomes assessment. The session will begin with a brief overview of the background and context for assessment at the University of Georgia. We will then explore the key elements that are found in student learning outcomes (SLO) assessment plans and then provide clear guidance regarding how to design each element within the plan for successful assessment implementation. Topics will include the assessment cycle; the differences between program and course level assessment; writing measurable learning outcomes, employing direct and indirect measures; and specific guidance for the implementation of a well-constructed assessment planning. Details

Event Type: Pedagogy & Practice Workshops

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CTL North Instructional Plaza

Complementing the strategies shared in the “Active Learning Strategies” workshop earlier in the semester, this session will build upon active learning research and provide a range of practical, active learning strategies that participants can employ in classrooms of all sizes. Those who attend this workshop can anticipate briefly learning about a segment of the active learning research and spending a majority of the time participating in a range of active learning strategies. Details

Event Type: Graduate Teaching Assistant Workshops, Pedagogy & Practice Workshops

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MLC 372

This workshop is designed to orient participants to the processes and practices that are used to perform student learning outcomes assessment. The session will begin with a brief overview of the background and context for assessment at the University of Georgia. We will then explore the key elements that are found in student learning outcomes (SLO) assessment plans and then provide clear guidance regarding how to design each element within the plan for successful assessment implementation. Topics will include the assessment cycle; the differences between program and course level assessment; writing measurable learning outcomes, employing direct and indirect measures; and specific guidance for the implementation of a well-constructed assessment planning. Details

Event Type: Pedagogy & Practice Workshops

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MLC 372

You’ve got a topic of inquiry for your classroom, maybe a research question … now what? Designing an appropriate, ethical and feasible study to answer your research question(s) is the most important part of ensuring a great experience engaging in classroom research. This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to affordances and constraints of different types of research designs and the types of research questions they can answer. Details

Event Type: Graduate Teaching Assistant Workshops, SoTL Workshops