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June 2019

AAC&U’s 2019 Webinar: “I Am Because We Are”: The Meaning and Role of “Community” for Advancing Student Success

June 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) is pleased to share their 2019 Webinars for Spring and Summer, moderated by AAC&U Senior Staff. The webinars will feature various perspectives on the big issues facing higher education today. Webinar registration is free for association members. All AAC&U webinars are recorded. AAC&U webinars highlight the work being done at colleges and universities around the country to address challenges and identify best practices for enhancing the teaching and learning experience, demonstrating the value of…

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2019 Accelerating Systemic Change Network (ASCN) Transforming Institutions Conference

June 13 - June 15
Austin, Texas

The Institute is designed to support campus change agents in using institutional change strategies to advance STEM change projects to greater scale and sustainability. Campus teams will bring existing projects, envisioned or started, that they need help bringing to scale or longer-term sustainability. Campus teams may be struggling with leadership turnover, lack of resources or infrastructure, team dynamics, shifting project goals and priorities, or other challenges. Institute participants will learn about the national context and drivers for change, theories and…

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AAC&U’s 2019 Webinar: Well-Being and Equity

June 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) is pleased to share their 2019 Webinars for Spring and Summer, moderated by AAC&U Senior Staff. The webinars will feature various perspectives on the big issues facing higher education today. Webinar registration is free for association members. All AAC&U webinars are recorded. AAC&U webinars highlight the work being done at colleges and universities around the country to address challenges and identify best practices for enhancing the teaching and learning experience, demonstrating the value of…

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CEILS Journal Club – Shaquita Humphrey-Pressley

June 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1100 Terasaki Life Sciences Building

Shaquita Humphrey-Pressley CEILS Regional Programming Coordinator The Center for Education Innovation & Learning in the Sciences (CEILS) University of California, Los Angeles Title: Exploring Regional Careers in Teaching - #Aspire_CalRC

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2019 Institute on General Education and Assessment

June 4 - June 7
Burlington, Vermont

The Institute on General Education and Assessment (IGEA) provides campus teams with opportunities to refine and advance general education programs and their assessment. The Institute conveys a deep and abiding commitment to ensuring that access to excellence in higher education is available to all students, striving towards a vision of education that is energized by students’ multiple and intersecting identities. This vision of education committed to making the inextricable synergy between quality and equity the standard for excellence in undergraduate…

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May 2019

Network of STEM Education Centers (NSEC) Annual Conference

May 31 - June 2
Hilton Omaha, 1001 Cass Street, Omaha, Nebraska

Learn more about the Network of STEM Education Centers (NSEC) 2019 National Conference here . The conference is designed for representatives from campus STEM Education Centers, Centers for Teaching and Learning that have a STEM agenda, those who work closely with these centers, and/or representatives considering implementing a center. We welcome interested faculty, staff, administrators, and colleagues from disciplinary societies, associations, and national projects that want to learn about the newest innovations in improving undergraduate STEM education.The theme for this year’s conference is Inclusive Education. Don't miss…

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AAC&U’s 2019 Webinar: Excellence: A Critical Examination of Accountability

May 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) is pleased to share their 2019 Webinars for Spring and Summer, moderated by AAC&U Senior Staff. The webinars will feature various perspectives on the big issues facing higher education today. Webinar registration is free for association members. All AAC&U webinars are recorded. AAC&U webinars highlight the work being done at colleges and universities around the country to address challenges and identify best practices for enhancing the teaching and learning experience, demonstrating the value of…

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Spreading Evidence-Based Instructional Practices: Leveraging Peer Observation for Institutional Change

May 30 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Online

View the event website for more information. Evidence that active, student-centered learning in STEM classrooms contributes to desired student outcomes has now accumulated to compelling levels. However, promoting and supporting widespread use of new practices is challenging, even amongst practitioners open to such changes. One contributing factor is the fact that a majority of instructional change efforts focus on only a small portion of the instructional system, while true transformation requires systemic reform. Successful institutional change initiatives have been shown…

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Disabilities and Inclusive Design Training: Making PDFs Accessible the Easy Way

May 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
IDRE Portal – 5628 Math Sciences

PDF is one of the most common document formats at UCLA. People who are blind, low-vision or have dyslexia rely on assistive technologies and screenreading software to “read text out loud” to them. However, many PDF documents created are completely inaccessible or frustrating for screenreader users. Public PDFs posted on websites, PDF course reading material and PDFs emailed to listservs should be accessible to people who use screenreaders and other assistive technologies. During this one and a half hour long…

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AAC&U’s 2019 Webinar: ePortfolio Best Practices

May 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) is pleased to share their 2019 Webinars for Spring and Summer, moderated by AAC&U Senior Staff. The webinars will feature various perspectives on the big issues facing higher education today. Webinar registration is free for association members. All AAC&U webinars are recorded. AAC&U webinars highlight the work being done at colleges and universities around the country to address challenges and identify best practices for enhancing the teaching and learning experience, demonstrating the value of…

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