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October 29, 2019

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Lay the Foundation for Student Success with New Module Series

Upcoming Events

SEISMIC Event - Envisioning More Equitable College Classrooms: The Course Deficit Model

For Graduate Students: Writing a Diversity Statement

For Graduate Students: Writing a Course Proposal

STEM Tech2Teach: Making Sense of Canvas Analytics- How to Ethically Utilize Student Data to Optimize Learning

SoTL Workshop - Strategies to Help Students Reclaim Cognitive Resources Lost to Poverty, Racism, and other “Differentisms”

NTT Teaching Toolbox

SoTL Event - Bandwidth Recovery: Helping Students Reclaim Cognitive Resources Lost to Poverty, Racism, and other “Differentisms”

STEM Coffee Hour: Assignment design for STEM information literacy and writing

For Graduate Students: Writing a Teaching Statement

Teaching@IU: Design for Everyone- Reaching Your Students with Universal Design for Learning

Upcoming Events

SEISMIC Event - Envisioning More Equitable College Classrooms: The Course Deficit Model

Thursday, October 31, 2019 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., IMU - Georgian Room

In the STEM disciplines, and throughout much of higher education, women and first-generation college students, along with students belonging to certain racial or ethnic groups, have higher attrition rates than do their male peers, a gap that continues throughout the professions. Some explanations for this phenomenon...

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For Graduate Students: Writing a Diversity Statement

Friday, November 1, 2019 1 p.m. - 2 p.m., Student Building 159

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. Participants will discuss how they incorporate diversity into their course materials and how they make space for their...

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For Graduate Students: Writing a Course Proposal

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m., 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. Lastly, for this workshop, graduate students and postdocs should bring an idea for a course at any stage in development...

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STEM Tech2Teach: Making Sense of Canvas Analytics- How to Ethically Utilize Student Data to Optimize Learning

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., Chemistry Building C002R

Dashboards, page clicks, time logged into Canvas…what does it mean and why should I care? How do we move from using analytics to monitor student behavior, to utilizing the information to enhance student learning? In this session, we’ll define ‘analytics’ within this context and explore the Canvas features available to instructors. You’ll learn tips and best practices to...

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SoTL Workshop - Strategies to Help Students Reclaim Cognitive Resources Lost to Poverty, Racism, and other “Differentisms”

Thursday, November 7, 2019 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., Chemistry Building C002R

Students lose bandwidth – attentional resources – to persistent economic insecurity and many psycho-social underminers, including stereotype/identity threat, belongingness uncertainty, microaggressions, vicarious racism, and adverse childhood experiences. We will learn about and practice several interventions designed to help students recover bandwidth...

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NTT Teaching Toolbox

Friday, November 8, 2019 12 noon - 1:15 p.m., Wells Library E243

Students lose bandwidth – attentional resources – to persistent economic insecurity and many psycho-social underminers, including stereotype/identity threat, belongingness uncertainty, microaggressions, vicarious racism, and adverse childhood experiences. We will learn about and practice several interventions designed to help students recover bandwidth...

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SoTL Event - Bandwidth Recovery: Helping Students Reclaim Cognitive Resources Lost to Poverty, Racism, and other “Differentisms”

Friday, November 8, 2019 12 noon - 1:30 p.m., Godfrey CG0036

The cognitive resources for learning of many of our students have been and are being diminished by the negative effects of persistent economic insecurity and discrimination and hostility against non-majority groups based on race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity, and other aspects of difference. Recognizing that these students are...

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STEM Coffee Hour: Assignment Design for STEM Information Literacy and Writing

Monday, November 11, 2019 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Chemistry Building C002R

In this coffee hour Brian Winterman, Information Literacy and Assessment Librarian, will share a variety of course assignments he uses to help students develop information literacy and writing skills.

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For Graduate Students: Writing a Teaching Statement

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 10:30 a.m. - 12 noon, Wells Library E243

In this workshop for graduate students, we will share strategies to reflect on teaching as well as information about the qualities of effective statements of teaching philosophy. Participants read and analyze several statements and receive reflection guides for getting started on their own teaching statement.

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Teaching@IU: Design for Everyone- Reaching Your Students with Universal Design for Learning

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 12 noon - 1 p.m., Webinar

Universal design is about creating content, materials, and spaces so that everyone can use them. Universal design for learning (UDL) applies universal design principles to maximize the number of students who can access and understand course content. UDL doesn't just apply to students with impairments or learning disabilities.

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