Calling on the experiences of veteran FYO faculty as well as Dee Fink’s research on backwards course design, participants in this interactive session will examine best practices in how to design and structure a successful FYO course experience. Faculty will leave with practical pre-planning steps for their FYO course as well as a top 10 list of “things to do” with FYO students. Details
In this session, Gary Green will share his strategies for instructional success at UGA. Topics under consideration in the hour-long session include: planning, logistics, engagement, assessments, and classroom/course management. This workshop will consider some of the ways in which faculty can create an engaging and productive learning environment, no matter the class size or discipline. Details
Learning by doing gives shape, meaning, and dimension to knowledge. It plants ideas mixed with experience deeply in our brains and encourages it to take root and grow. From the chemistry of paint and paper, to the geography of drought, to the politics of heritage, to the technology of documentation, to the biology of poverty, the amazing collections of the Georgia Museum of Art of the University of Georgia Special Collections Libraries can be the sparks that ignite experiential learning across all disciplines. Details
The Introduction Workshop is a hands-on workshop in eLC. You will learn the features of the My Home page and begin exploring the instructor role in a "sandbox" course, including adding News Items, adding content, and customizing your course homepage.
If you find your own syllabus boring to read through, bloated with too much information in a way that just doesn't inspire, just imagine how students feel. In this workshop we will help you redesign your syllabus to build visual impact that engages students and truly represents the excitement of your course. Details