UCCS Teaching & Learning Conference 2020

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The two-day UCCS Teaching and Learning Conference (note the name change from last year's Mountain Lion Teaching and Learning Day) includes opportunities for faculty, staff, and students to engage in conversations about teaching and learning. Day 1 of the conference will include a UCCS student panel discussion, Great Ideas For Teaching (GIFT) exchange, keynote speaker, and interactive sessions. Day 2 will provide opportunities for breakout working group sessions.

Keynote Speaker

Melinda Piket-May

Melinda Piket-May, CU Timmerhaus Teaching Ambassador

Melinda Piket-May, Ph.D., a University of Colorado Boulder associate professor of electrical, computer, and energy engineering, teaches undergraduate engineering design focused on teamwork and real-world experiences with clients. She has long been involved in K-12 STEM education. Her undergraduate and graduate research and teaching programs include engineering education, assistive technology design, computational electromagnetics and signal integrity.

Session Topics:

  • Planning for Teaching and Learning
  • Classroom Methods
  • Teaching First Year Students
  • Assessment
  • Instructional Technology
  • Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
  • Open Educational Resources (OER)
  • Classroom Management
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Teaching and Learning Outside the Classroom

Session Formats:

  • Great Ideas for Teaching (GIFT) Exchange
    • Presenters will share great ideas for teaching students in an interactive round table format. GIFTs are class-tested activities, assignments, projects, games, simulations, or assessment techniques that you use to increase student learning and engagement in your classroom.
  • TED Talk Style Mini Presentation
    • An opportunity for presenters to share a brief (~30 min) TED talk or mini-teaching demonstration. Time for audience discussion will be included at the end of the session.
  • Interactive Professional Development Workshop
    • An opportunity for presenters to engage with audience members in a workshop-style setting (~1 hour), allowing for more information sharing, training, and deeper engagement with content.

Call for ProposalsDeadline for submission: November 15, 2019


Last updated October 8, 2019
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