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August 27, 2019

Announcements

Now Accepting Applications for 2019-20 Faculty Learning Communities! Deadline: Sept 6

Attending ISSOTL 2019?

Registration open for FACET's Conference

Upcoming Events

For Graduate Students: Identity & Authority in the Classroom

For Graduate Students: Writing a Diversity Statement

For Graduate Students: Writing a Course Proposal

Leading Discussions II

Teaching@IU: Engaging Your Students Online with Zoom

STEM Tech2Teach: Speed Dating with UITS Learning Technologies

STEM Coffee Hour: Funding Opportunities for Instructional Development

Graduate Student SoTL Journal Club: The DART Model

CIRTL Events

Using Qualitative Methods To Enrich Teaching and Learning

Peer-led Teaching-as-Research Learning Community

Understanding and Addressing Bias in STEM Classes

The 2019 6th National CIRTL Forum

Announcements

Attending ISSOTL 2019?

If you're attending ISSOTL 2019 conference in Atlanta, please let us know here.

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Registration open for FACET's Conference

The 24th annual Facet Associate Faculty and Lecturer Conference (FALCON) will take place on November 15-16, 2019, at the Crowne Plaza Indianapolis. IU Faculty are eligible for a reduced registration rate of $50. The theme is Maximizing Opportunity: Helping Students Where They Are. George Mehaffy, AASCU Vice President for Academic Leadership, will give the Robin Hass-Birky Keynote.

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Upcoming Events

For Graduate Students: Identity & Authority in the Classroom

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., Wells Library E243

One of the main challenges of teaching is to establish an identity as a teacher with healthy boundaries between your personal life and your professional obligations. By the end of this workshop, participants will learn concrete skills for...

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For Graduate Students: Writing a Diversity Statement

Thursday, August 29, 2019 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m., Wells Library E243

Academic job committees are increasingly requesting applicants submit a diversity statement. In this workshop, participants will learn strategies on how to reflect on diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice, as well as how to craft a diversity statement.

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For Graduate Students: Writing a Course Proposal

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 10:30 a.m. - 12 noon, Wells Library E243

This workshop is divided into three elements. First, participants will look through samples of syllabi that have been taught by graduate students at Indiana University. Second, we will share principles of backward course design.

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Leading Discussions II

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 4 p.m. - 5 p.m., Wells Library E243

Experience structured activities designed to promote engaged, equitable participation in the classroom. Try out a technique that helps holds students accountable to do the reading and an interactive method for practicing bystander intervention.

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Teaching@IU: Engaging Your Students Online with Zoom

Thursday, September 5, 2019 12 noon - 1:15 p.m., Online

Are you interested in having online office hours? Holding class while you are out of town? Inviting a guest speaker from anywhere in the world? Have students record their group meetings or dialogues? Zoom might be just the tool for you.

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STEM Tech2Teach: Speed Dating with UITS Learning Technologies

Friday, September 6, 2019 multiple times, Chemistry Building C002R

Join us for lunch as we host "Speed dating with Learning Technologies" with a focus on tools that are particularly useful in STEM courses. Instructors will have several opportunities to "speed date" (i.e., learn about) a specific tool or service...

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STEM Coffee Hour: Funding Opportunities for Instructional Development

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Chemistry Building C002R

In this coffee hour Meg Meiman, IU Libraries' Head of Teach and Learning, will share information about instructional development grants. These grants can be used to design or revise undergraduate and graduate courses that integrate information literacy.

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Graduate Student SoTL Journal Club: The DART Model

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 1 p.m. - 1:50 p.m., Wells Library E243

In this installment of the Graduate student SoTL journal club, we will be discussing the impact of SoTL activity. Kern et al (2015) proposed a model of the Dimensions of Activities Related to Teaching (DART) that organizes activities...

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CIRTL Events

Using Qualitative Methods To Enrich Teaching and Learning

In the first session, participants will explore fundamental differences between qualitative orientations & more common research designs in STEM. In the second session, participants will explore the distinguishing features of qualitative interviews, describe their use as primary & secondary data collection methods & engage participants in constructing interview questions for research.

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Peer-led Teaching-as-Research Learning Community

This learning community (LC) is intended for graduate students and postdocs who have completed a Teaching-as-Research proposal, and would like additional support during implementation and analysis. In this LC, participants who have planned and are implementing a TAR project will meet regularly with experienced peers who have recently completed their own project.

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Understanding and Addressing Bias in STEM Classes

This workshop will provide participants with access to a variety relevant resources and techniques to address bias and social identity threat. At the end of Session 1, participants should be able to identify at least three ways biases impact their teaching practices. After Session 2, participants should have a plan to implement three inclusive teaching strategies into their teaching.

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The 2019 6th National CIRTL Forum

"Draft a peer-reviewed statement that reflects your teaching beliefs and experiences in this interactive, two-part online workshop. Participants will work to draft and edit a teaching statement, which is often required for US academic job applications. This workshop has two online sessions, which participants are required to attend, at 2-3:30PM ET on Wednesday, October 23 and October 30."

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