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Spring 2018

Inclusive Excellence at Boise State: Creating an Environment that Values and Supports All Members
Facilitators: Tasha Souza, Donna Llewellyn, and Jeremy Harper
January 17

Structuring the three-hour class: strategies to keep your students engaged
Facilitators: Teresa Focarile
January 18

LGBT 101 and Ally Development
Facilitators: Csea Leonard
January 19

Connecting Grades to What Students Actually Learn
Facilitators: Doug Hagemeier
January 23

Making clickers work for you: Tips for writing good questions and facilitating peer instruction
Facilitators: Sarah Dalrymple
January 24

On the Job Training: Successful Student Mentoring
Facilitators: Shawn Simonson
January 25

Microaggressions on Campus: What are They and What Can We Do About Them?
Facilitators: Tasha Souza
February 1

Efficient and Effective Program Assessment: Part I – Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)
Facilitators: Teresa Focarile
February 2

Implicit Bias in the Academic Workplace
Facilitators: Donna Llewellyn
February 8

“Group Work Sucks!” Preparing for and Managing Student Resistance to Active Learning
Facilitators: Susan Shadle
February 9

Just-in-Time Teaching
Facilitators: Paul Simmonds
February 21

Efficient and Effective Program Assessment: Part II – Curriculum Mapping
Facilitators: Teresa Focarile
February 23

Reflecting on our teaching: metacognition for faculty
Facilitators: Megan Frary
March 1

Facilitating Effective Classroom Discussions
Facilitators: Teresa Focarile
March 3

Inclusive Excellence at Boise State: Creating an Environment that Values and Supports All Members
Facilitators: Tasha Souza and Donna Llewellyn
March 7

Responding to Challenging Student Behaviors
Facilitators: Anna Moreshead, Kyrsti Wyatt, and Madison Hansen
March 8

Efficient and Effective Program Assessment: Part III – Assessment Approaches
Facilitators: Teresa Focarile
March 9

Trans 101: Becoming Familiar with Trans Identities and Developing Inclusive Practices
Facilitators: Csea Leonard
March 16

Teaching First Generation College Students: Strategies for Supporting their Success
Facilitators: Tasha Souza and Teresa Focarile
March 20

The tools in our toolbox: a review of different pedagogies and the kind of learning they support
Facilitators: Megan Frary and Sarah Dalrymple
April 4

Efficient and Effective Program Assessment: Part IV – Developing an Assessment Plan
Facilitators: Teresa Focarile
April 6

Incorporating Language and Cultural Diversity in our Teaching: Ideas from Teaching Associates and Students
Facilitators: David Gabbard, Wendy Jaquet, Uwe Kaiser, and Yookyung Lee
April 10

An Introduction to Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL)
Facilitators: Susan Shadle
April 13

Engaging Students Through Role Immersion in the Classroom
Facilitators: Lisa McCain and Elizabeth Cook
April 19

Fall 2017

Get Them To Read!
Facilitators: Serena Hicks
August 25

“Managing” Time to Benefit Your Scholarship, Your Students, and Your Sanity
Facilitators: Susan Shadle
August 31

Inclusive Excellence at Boise State: Creating an Environment that Values and Supports All Members
Facilitators: Tasha Souza and Donna Llewellyn
September 14

Getting started with active learning: strategies anyone can implement for engaging students and monitoring learning
Facilitators: Megan Frary
September 20

Better Supporting Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Students & Colleagues Workshop
Facilitators: N/A
September 21

Scratch-off Tests, the Readiness Assessment Process, and Getting Students to do the Reading
Facilitators: Shawn Simonson
September 22

Microaggressions in the Classroom: What Are They and What Can I Do about Them?
Facilitators: Tasha Souza
October 3

Efficient and Effective Program Assessment: Part I – Program Learning Outcomes
Facilitators: Teresa Focarile
October 6

An Introduction to Mastery-Based Learning
Facilitators: Susan Shadle
October 11

Aligning Course Assessments and Goals: Effective Ways to Measure Student Achievement
Facilitators: Teresa Focarile
October 14

Inclusive Excellence in the Classroom
Facilitators: Tasha Souza
October 16

Designing Effective Lectures
Facilitators: Sarah Dalrymple
October 18

Groups or Teams? How to Form and Manage Effective Collaborative Learning
Facilitators: Shawn Simonson
October 20

Efficient and Effective Program Assessment: Part II – Curriculum Mapping
Facilitators: Teresa Focarile
October 20

Microaggressions session with MS Engineering faculty
Facilitators: Tasha Souza
November 1

Incorporating Language and Cultural Diversity in our Teaching: Ideas from Teaching Associates and Students
Facilitators: David Gabbard, Wendy Jaquet, Uwe Kaiser, and Yookyung Lee
November 1

Creating Effective Group Assignments, Case Studies, and Problems
Facilitators: Shawn Simonson
November 3

Efficient and Effective Program Assessment: Part III – Assessment Approaches
Facilitators: Teresa Focarile
November 3

Facilitating Difficult Dialogues and Responding to Hot Moments in the Classroom (School of Public Service)
Facilitators: Tasha Souza
November 6

Inclusive Excellence at Boise State: Creating an Environment that Values and Supports All Members
Facilitators: Tasha Souza and Donna Llewellyn
November 9

Efficient and Effective Program Assessment: Part IV – Developing an Assessment Plan
Facilitators: Teresa Focarile
November 10

An Introduction to Effective Course Design
Facilitators: Megan Frary
November 10

Preparing for Promotion and Tenure: Things to Know and Questions to Ask
Facilitators: Susan Shadle
November 16

Spring 2017

Creating Safer Spaces: LGBT 101 & Ally Development
Facilitators: Gender Equity Center staff and Csea Leonard
January 13

Effective Ways to Assess Teaching: Putting Together a Teaching Portfolio
Facilitators: Megan Frary
January 18

Efficient and Effective Program Assessment: Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)
Facilitators: Vicki Stieha and Teresa Focarile
January 20

Designing Transparent Assignments to Increase Student Success
Facilitators: Sarah Dalrymple
January 24

Adjunct Discussion Series: Strategies for Fair and Effective Grading
Facilitators: Teresa Focarile
January 25

Teaching First Generation College Students: Strategies for Supporting Success
Facilitators: Tasha Souza
January 27

Why Won’t They Do the Reading? Strategies to Engage Students in Academic Reading
Facilitators: Susan Shadle
February 2

Preparing for Promotion and Tenure
Facilitators: Susan Shadle
February 3

Efficient and Effective Program Assessment: Curriculum Mapping
Facilitators: Vicki Stieha and Teresa Focarile
February 3

What Veterans Think of You and Your Classroom
Facilitators: Mike Schindler
February 8

Supporting All Students: Diversifying Course Design with Accessible Practices
Facilitators: Leslie Madsen-Brooks
February 9

Working With Students That Don’t Appreciate Instructor Feedback
Facilitators: Keith Allred
February 10

Composing Science: Using Writing to Develop Scientific Ideas
Facilitators: Heidi Estrem and Leslie Atkins Elliott
February 15

Efficient and Effective Program Assessment: Creating an Assessment Plan, Part I
Facilitators: Vicki Stieha and Teresa Focarile
February 17

Adjunct Discussion Series: Active Learning Strategies for Classes Large and Small
Facilitators: Teresa Focarile
March 2

Fair Use, Ethics, and Rock ‘n’ Roll in the Classroom
Facilitators: Greg Heinzman and Amber Sherman
March 8

Inclusive Excellence at Boise State: Creating an Environment that Values and Supports All Members
Facilitators: Tasha Souza, Donna Llewllyn, and Kate Steven
March 10

Efficient and Effective Program Assessment: Creating an Assessment Plan, Part II
Facilitators: Vicki Stieha and Teresa Focarile
March 10

Active Learning @ Lunch – Helping Students “See”: Communicating Abstract Concepts through Visual Metaphors
Facilitators: Karen Wadley
March 16

Active Learning @ Lunch – Helping Students “See”: Communicating Abstract Concepts through Visual Metaphors
Facilitators: Karen Wadley
March 16

Approaches to Researching and Teaching Genre
Facilitators: Heidi Estrem
March 28

Adjunct Discussion Series: Creating Effective Writing Assignments
Facilitators: Teresa Focarile
April 5

Asking Questions About Student Learning: How Do I Know What Works and How Do I Tell Others About It?
Facilitators: Shawn Simonson
April 6

Active Learning @ Lunch – Teaching Citation in the Humanities: An Update on MLA Formatting and the Pros and Cons of Different Citation Styles
Facilitators: Ann Campbell and Jill Heney
April 6

Micro-Aggressions in the Classroom: What Are They and What Can I Do about Them?
Facilitators: Tasha Souza
April 7

Working off of the Tenure Track: Experiences of Full-time Not Tenure Track Faculty at Boise State
Facilitators: Tiffany Hitesman, Lana Kuchta, and Carrie Seymour
April 11

Integrating, Evaluating, and Improving Oral Communication Competency in the Classroom
Facilitators: Manda Hicks and Heidi Estrem
April 20

Integrating, Evaluating, and Improving Oral Communication Competency in the Classroom
Facilitators: Manda Hicks and Heidi Estrem
April 20

Fall 2016

Active Learning @ Lunch: Training Students to be Better Critical Thinkers
Facilitators: Mary J. Smith
September 15

Faculty Perspectives on Teaching Disciplinary Writing (Writing and Speaking in the Disciplines Workshop Series)
Facilitators: Heidi Estrem
September 21

Hot Moments and Difficult Discussions: Strategies for Productive Dialogue in the Classroom
Facilitators: Tasha Souza
September 23

Building Better Online Discussions
Facilitators: Kevin Wilson and Teresa Focarile
October 1

Preventing Plagiarism: Detecting, Deterring, and Designing
Facilitators: Kevin Wilson
October 3

Active Learning @ Lunch – Connecting Ideas Across the Semester: Using Performance to Engage Students
Facilitators: Lisa McClain
October 4

Adjunct Discussion Series, Formative Assessment
Facilitators: N/A
October 5

Getting Students to Do Something in Class: Active Learning Strategies for the Classroom
Facilitators: Shawn Simonson
October 7

Designing and Delivering Meaningful Oral Communication Assignments (Writing and Speaking in the Disciplines Workshop Series)
Facilitators: Erin McClellan and Heidi Estrem
October 14

Efficient and Effective Program Assessment: Part I – Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)
Facilitators: Susan Shadle and Vicki Stieha
October 14

Identifying and Preventing Web-Based Cheating and Plagiarism
Facilitators: Bob Casper and Teresa Focarile
October 15

Active Learning @ Lunch – Making It Real: Using Case-Based Teaching to Engage Students in Their Learning
Facilitators: Jessie Sherburne
October 18

How to Begin Doing K-12 Outreach: The Basics
Facilitators: Julianne Wenner, Kara Brascia, Christine Chang
October 19

Assessing Student Learning: Using Classroom Assessment Techniques to Determine What Your Students Know (before it’s too late)
Facilitators: Megan Frary
October 26

Active Learning @ Lunch – Showcasing Student work: ePortfolios—A Discussion from the History Classroom
Facilitators: Karen Pinto
November 2

An Introduction to Effective Course Design
Facilitators: Megan Frary and Kara Brascia
November 4

Incorporating Video in Blended & Online Courses to Increase Social Presence & Student Learning
Facilitators: N/A
November 4

Efficient and Effective Program Assessment: Part II – Curriculum Mapping
Facilitators: Susan Shadle and Vicki Stieha
November 4

Adjunct Discussion Series, Effective Class Discussions
Facilitators: N/A
November 15

Teaching First Generation College Students: Strategies for Supporting Success
Facilitators: Tasha Souza
November 16

Efficient and Effective Program Assessment: Part III – Creating an Assessment Plan
Facilitators: Susan Shadle and Vicki Stieha
November 18

Making Effective Use of Student Course Feedback
Facilitators: Susan Shadle and Keith Allred
December 2

Efficient and Effective Program Assessment: Part IV – Creating an Assessment Plan, Part II
Facilitators: Vicki Stieha and Teresa Focarile
December 2

Improving the Peer Review Process (Writing and Speaking in the Disciplines Workshop Series)
Facilitators: Heidi Estrem
December 6

Leveraging Learning Assistants: A Workshop for Faculty
Facilitators: Matt Schmasow, Kate Steven, and Megan Frary
December 15

Spring 2016

Building Student Buy In for Team-Based and Other Flipped Learning Methods
Facilitators: David Hunt
January 25

Don’t Leave it to Chance: Designing an Intentional Recruitment Process for TAs, LAs, and other peer teachers
Facilitators: Jilana Finnegan
February 4

From Random Snapshots to a Cohesive Portrait: Helping students connect courses and deepen their learning
Facilitators: Heidi Estrem
February 9

Teaching in Our Increasingly Multilingual Classrooms
Facilitators: N/A
February 12

Connecting Teaching with Learning: A look at how different teaching strategies support different types of learning
Facilitators: Susan Shadle
February 17

Creating Rubrics: Multi-purpose tools for you and your students
Facilitators: Megan Frary
February 26

Undergraduate Research as a High Impact Learning Experience Outside the Classroom
Facilitators: N/A
March 1

Time for Telling: Maximizing the value of lecture
Facilitators: Susan Shadle
March 2

Engaged Reading: Getting students to read effectively for class
Facilitators: Tasha Souza
March 4

Undergraduate Research as a High Impact Learning Experience Inside the Classroom
Facilitators: N/A
March 9

Measuring Students’ Critical Thinking and Quantitative Reasoning Skills
Facilitators: Eric Landrum
March 14

Engaging Wider Audiences: Doing Public Sociology
Facilitators: Lisa Wade
March 14

How Do I More Thoughtfully Align Reflection Activities with My Learning Objectives?
Facilitators: Mike Stefancic and Keith Allred
March 16

Why Do I Need This Class? Helping Students Connect Course Content to Post Graduation Success
Facilitators: N/A
March 17

Teaching Gender and Class in the Humanities Classroom Through An Active Learning Activity: The Literary Salon
Facilitators: Ann Campbell
April 12

Acts of Inclusion: Engaging Social Identity in the Classroom
Facilitators: Riley Caldwell-O’Keefe
April 22

Active Learning @ Lunch: The Nuts and Bolts of Flipping the Engineering Classroom
Facilitators: Elisa Barney Smith and Megan Frary
April 22

Fall 2015

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