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May 2017

CEILS Journal Club – Rachelle Crosbie-Watson, Professor in the Dept. of Integrative Biology and Physiology – “Exploring Approaches to Achieve Meaningful Learning in an Online Course”

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1100 Terasaki Life Sciences Building,

Dr. Rachelle Crosbie-Watson Professor in the Dept. of Integrative Biology and Physiology University of California, Los Angeles   "Exploring Approaches to Achieve Meaningful Learning in an Online Course"   The seminar will focus on ongoing experiences and assessments gained during the development of an upper division elective course, PS121 “Disease Mechanisms and Therapies”, that is focused on creating meaningful learning experiences for undergraduate STEM majors using L. Dee Fink’s Taxonomy of Significant Learning. PS121 is a fully online course with…

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Dept of Chem and Biochem Instructional Division Seminar – Dr. Max I. Kopelevich “Interactive Web-Based Notebooks”

May 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
2033 Young Hall,

Over the last 5 years Jupyter (formerly IPython) notebooks developed into a popular vehicle to process, present, and share scholarly information. These notebooks are easy to construct and allow to freely mix text, multiple types of data, and code. In the 2014 Nature article describing the Jupyter notebook, the author stated “it excels at demonstration, research, and teaching objectives especially for science”. In this talk we will examine the use of Jupyter notebooks as instructional tools.

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CEILS Journal Club – Nadia Sellami, Assistant Director of the UCLA Undergraduate Research Center – Science

May 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1100 Terasaki Life Sciences Building,

Dr. Nadia Sellami, Assistant Director of the UCLA Undergraduate Research Center - Sciences at UCLA will present on the topic of, ""Increasing research engagement and entry into a PhD program: Evaluation of PEERS, a STEM retention initiative for underrepresented undergraduates at UCLA."

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CEILS Journal Club – Scientific Teaching Scholar: Justin Shaffer, UC Irvine

May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1100 Terasaki Life Sciences Building,

CEILS Visiting Scientific Teaching Scholar: Dr. Justin Shaffer Assistant Teaching Professor Department of Developmental and Cell Biology University of California, Irvine "Teaching with high structure: what, why, and why not?" In recent years, active learning has been shown to provide significant gains in student performance in college STEM courses and is now a ubiquitously and highly recommended way of teaching. However, finding the time in class and the means to implement active learning may be a challenge. High structure course…

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UCLA Career Development Conference

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Ackerman Grand Ballroom,

Connecting UCLA graduate students and postdocs with more than 100 advanced degree alumni and employers to explore careers, develop professional skills, and prepare for the future.

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How to Approach Student Evaluations of Teaching: A Workshop for UCLA Lecturers

May 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Ackerman 2412,

This is a research-driven, evidence-based workshop that will focus on strategies and solutions for common problems lecturers face with student evals. Join us to share your experiences with evals and hear from other lecturers as well.

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April 2017

CEILS Journal Club – Liz Roth-Johnson with Niko Walas and Monique Gandawidjaja

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1100 Terasaki Life Sciences Building,

Liz Roth-Johnson, Niko, and Monique will be presenting a talk titled, "Uncovering students' novice conceptions of the endomembrane system"

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Scientific Teaching in Practice: Teaching in Large Lecture Courses

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Teaching in large lecture courses can have distinct advantages and challenges, from navigating stadium-style seating to reaching hundreds of students. There are many effective teaching strategies instructors can employ to create a high-quality, inclusive learning environment based on fundamental principles of how students learn. During this webinar, Sue Wick will share her experience with teaching in large lecture courses with an emphasis on providing practical strategies and solutions to common challenges. Participants are encouraged to bring specific questions about their…

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Scientific Teaching in Practice Webinar Series – Teaching in Large Lecture Courses with Dr. Sue Wick and Dr. Jess Blum

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Teaching in large lecture courses can have distinct advantages and challenges, from navigating stadium-style seating to reaching hundreds of students. There are many effective teaching strategies instructors can employ to create a high-quality, inclusive learning environment based on fundamental principles of how students learn. During this webinar, Sue Wick will share her experience with teaching in large lecture courses with an emphasis on providing practical strategies and solutions to common challenges.

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CEILS Journal Club – Erin Sanders, CEILS Director

April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1100 Terasaki Life Sciences Building,

Erin Sanders, CEILS Director, will present a study entitled, “Norm-referenced grading practices widen the achievement gap for college students underrepresented in STEM.”

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