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July 2019

2019 PKAL STEM Leadership Institutes I

July 9 - July 14
The Claggett Center, Adamstown, Maryland

Enlightened institutions of higher education recognize the value of cultivating leadership capacity among STEM faculty and administrators. The PKAL STEM Leadership Institute empowers individuals to fully understand and implement the theory and practice of navigating the politics of change, addressing inter- and intrapersonal conflicts, and restructuring the institutional systems that limit our capacity for global competitiveness in science and technology. Who Should Apply? Early- to midcareer STEM faculty with an interest in leading undergraduate STEM reform on their campuses and…

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June 2019

SPACE Part-Time Faculty Conference

June 22
Kennesaw, Georgia

The coordinators of SPACE, the Symposium for Part-time, Adjunct, and Contingent Educators, are issuing a Call for Proposals for this peer-reviewed conference spotlighting part-time and contingent faculty. We seek proposals from part-time and contingent faculty that highlight the quality of their scholarship and their innovative teaching practices. We also seek proposals from campus leaders to discuss innovative strategies for supporting part-time and contingent faculty. SPACE are seeking submissions in the following categories: Teaching and Learning Presentations Disciplinary Research and Creative…

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Disabilities and Inclusive Design Training: Accessibility Basics Training

June 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online

Learn accessible design and content management tools to make it easier for people with disabilities to engage with your website content and documents. During the hour long active learning session, you will learn the impact of accessible websites and documents, simple methods how to build in accessibility in current content, and have an opportunity for hands-on experience building accessible webpages and documents. Two trainings will be offered exclusively online on Zoom but will cover the same information as the in-person…

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2019 Best Teachers Summer Institute

June 18 - June 20
New York City Area

Join Ken Bain, James Lang, Mindy Maris, Eric Mazur, and Kathy Takayama for the 22nd annual Best Teachers Summer Institute, a three-day international institute based on Ken Bain's award-winning and best-selling book What the Best College Teachers Do (Harvard University Press, 2004). Over the past twenty-one years, our highly interactive, lively, and thought-provoking international Summer Institute has become the prime location for faculty members from around the world who wish to spark the highest levels of deep student learning. Participants…

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2019 The Academy of Inquiry Based Learning General Workshops

June 18 - June 21
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota

PRODUCT IBL Workshops are practical, hands-on, and interactive workshops for college math instructors interested in teaching via IBL or hybrid IBL. The focus of the workshops is on developing the skills and practices necessary for successful implementation of IBL. We are offering three identical workshops in 2019! Participants will learn new skills from experienced IBL instructors, reflect on current teaching practices, and prepare to teach their own IBL math course during the next academic year. The IBL workshop is a residential…

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2019 Institute on Project-Based Learning

June 18 - June 21
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA

In partnership with the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), WPI will host and run its fifth annual Institute on Project-Based Learning — a 2.5-day intensive program where teams from colleges and universities will gain knowledge about project-based learning and make tangible progress to integrate those learnings into their own curricula: Interactive workshops Consultations with Institute faculty Collaborative teamwork Curricular development tailored to the goals of participating institutions Single, dedicated coach for each team View the  event website  for more information. Application Deadline:…

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2019 Summer Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success

June 18 - June 21
Villanova University, Pennsylvania

The Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success will help campus and state system teams advance student success by making quality and equity the foundations for excellence in undergraduate education. Teams will work with Institute faculty, comprised of nationally recognized scholars and practitioners, to articulate guided learning pathways that serve as catalysts to deepen connections between the assets students bring to college, their educational experiences, and preparation for lifelong success. Drawing on evidence-based research that demonstrates a positive relationship between…

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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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