Bibliographies, notes, and papers from past programs

If you missed a workshop or symposium session, stay up-to-date on our endeavors and use this research in your own practices. Read through presentations and papers or browse bibliographies for more resources you can consult on the workshop topic.


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September 24, 2015 - Introduction to Degree Program Expectations 
with Gerald Wood, College of Education, Educational Leadership Associate Professor and Sue Pieper, Office of Curriculum, Learning Design, and Academic Assessment, Coordinator for Assessment
PowerPoint presentation
Examples of Degree Program Expectations
September 25, 2015 - Productive Beginnings Session #3
Managing Behaviors of Concern in the Classroom

PowerPoint presentation
Handout (examples of student behavior and best practices for faculty)

October 20, 2015 - Making the Most of Your Degree Program Curriculum Map

with Phoebe Morgan, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Chair, Criminology and Criminal Justice and Sue Pieper, Office of Curriculum, Learning Design, and Academic Assessment, Coordinator for Assessment


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October 7, 2014 - Would You Like to Make ESL Learners More Successful in Your Class?

with Randi Reppen, Professor, English Department
Session handout


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January 9, 2014 - Teaching Day luncheon

Teaching Students How We Think, Not What We Know: Transforming your class, content and curriculum
John Pollard, PhD
Lecturer and Director of General Chemistry
University of Arizona

January 30, repeated February 19, 2014 -  How Do I Deal with Student Behaviors of Concern in My Classroom? 

PowerPoint presentation
Session handout
Information about Kognito (Free Online Training to Help Students in Emotional Distress)

February 12 - How Can I Use the Principles of Cognitive Psychology to Create Compelling Learning Experiences?  What College Teachers Should Know About Memory and Attention

with Michelle Miller, Co-Director, First Year Learning Initiative, University College; Professor, Department of Psychology
PowerPoint presentation




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October 16: Designing Inquiry-Based Learning Experiences
Student Centered Learning from Amy Rushall
September 25: Helping International Students Succeed in your Classes

Tips & resources for teaching international students from Randi Reppen


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Insights into Cultural Connections in the Sciences
Insights from Religion & Spirituality Studies: Broadening the Discussion: April 4
Insights from Community-Engaged Projects: Curricular and Co-curricular Experiences: March 4
Insights from Studies of Women and Children in Global Settings: Scholarship and Teaching: February 4


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Insights into the Symposium Series: Orientation to Topics and Campus Resource People: September 10
Insights into Teaching about Race, Gender, and Class: Pedagogy and Curriculum: February 12
Insights from Sustainability Studies: Environmental Injustices: March 5
Teaching Unprepared Students Audio Conference: April 1
  • Excerpts of conference by Kathleen Gabriel
Transparency in the Classroom: Why Telling Students "Why" Makes New Teaching Approaches More Successful: October 13
Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD) Annual Conference, St. Louis: November 4


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Disrupting the Status Quo: Insights From Research, Projects, and Teaching: September 18
Troubling the Status Quo: March 6
Teaching Seminar
Academic Bullying: Practical Strategies for Faculty: March 26
Mentorship discussion