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February 2019

Writing a Diversity Statement

February 19 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Online

Employers are increasingly asking candidates to supply a diversity statement as part of their application. This session covers the essential elements of composing this important document. Starting with individual reflection on topics of inclusion, diversity, and equity, participants will draw upon personal and professional experiences to begin writing their story. We will discuss how inclusive teaching practices can be incorporated into the diversity statement. Participants will learn strategies for highlighting initiatives they have lead or participated in that focus on…

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AAC&U’s 2019 Webinar: Connecting the Branches: Insights from the National Academies Report on Integrative Learning

February 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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 – Kristin McCully and Timothy Hamilton

February 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1100 Terasaki Life Sciences Building

Kristin McCully Teaching Fellow Life Science Core Education Department University of California, Los Angeles Tim Hamilton Undergraduate Department of Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology University of California, Los Angeles Talk Title: "Influence of active learning practices on student anxiety”

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General Education and Assessment Network Conference

February 14 - February 16
San Francisco, California

View the event website for more information. AAC&U’s 2019 Network for Academic Renewal conference, “Creating a 21st-Century General Education Responding to Seismic Shifts,” invites colleagues from all areas of the higher education landscape to join us in sharing efforts to create intentional and integrated programs, to assess our current practices, and to generate evidence of high-quality learning within our educational experiences for all students. Concurrent and poster sessions will provide examples of how participants are implementing, assessing, and/or revising different…

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BTtoP Workshop: Increasing Student Learning through Group Work (req. Active Learning)

February 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Boelter Library Learning Commons, 8270 Boelter Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Description of Workshop: Group work, when well-designed, can help your students learn more, while building collaborative and interpersonal skills. In this workshop, we will discuss the benefits of group work, and then guide participants through a process of adapting best practices for group work into their own course(s) and assignments. We will discuss options ranging from informal groups in class or discussion to quarter-long group projects designed to enhance student motivation and accountability. Who should attend this workshop? Faculty and instructors…

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Applying Inclusive Teaching Practices Through Case Studies

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

Are you looking for innovative ideas for the classroom? Did you miss ASM’s Conference for Undergraduate Educators (ASMCUE) in 2018? This six-part webinar series, join for one-hour presentations to learn: Innovative practices for the classroom and lab. How to integrate unique case studies into curriculum. Share effective implementation efforts of ASM curriculum guidelines. Content for each webinar does not build on previous webinars. Individuals can purchase the entire series for a discounted price or purchase individual webinars that align with…

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What it Took to Create my First Adaptive Course

February 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online

How do you redesign a course to integrate adaptive learning? What resources can faculty find so they don’t have to go it alone? In this webinar, Professor Matthew Vick and Director of Learning Technology Nicole Weber of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater will share how they collaborated to create a personalized, adaptive learning experience for students, including: Their step-by-step approach to redesigning their course What course design and delivery look like in Realizeit’s learning system What makes partnerships between faculty and instructional designers work The challenges…

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What it Took to Create my First Adaptive Course

February 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

How do you redesign a course to integrate adaptive learning? What resources can faculty find so they don’t have to go it alone? In this webinar, Professor Matthew Vick and Director of Learning Technology Nicole Weber of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater will share how they collaborated to create a personalized, adaptive learning experience for students, including: Their step-by-step approach to redesigning their course What course design and delivery look like in Realizeit’s learning system What makes partnerships between faculty and instructional designers work The challenges…

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Writing a Diversity Statement

February 12 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Online

Employers are increasingly asking candidates to supply a diversity statement as part of their application. This session covers the essential elements of composing this important document. Starting with individual reflection on topics of inclusion, diversity, and equity, participants will draw upon personal and professional experiences to begin writing their story. We will discuss how inclusive teaching practices can be incorporated into the diversity statement. Participants will learn strategies for highlighting initiatives they have lead or participated in that focus on…

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CEILS Journal Club – Nancy Day

February 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
2320/2328 Life Science Building

Nancy Day Postdoctoral Fellow Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology University of California, Los Angeles Title: TBA

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