Kiplinger (Doug Glanville featured in Q&A)
Psychology Today (Sandra Chafouleas launches new blog)
WNPR (Alan Marcus interviewed at 19:42)
Stemify Podcast (Megan Staples interviewed)
- Aug 10 Uyi Osunde's Capstone Defense9:00am
White Fragility Book Discussion12:00pm
Monday, August 10th, 2020
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
WebExThe New York Times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality. Participants will discuss the ideas presented in the book, reflect on how white people can build capacity on race, and begin to develop skills engage more constructively in the on-going work towards racial justice.
This is a weekly discussion series on Mondays from 12pm-1pm beginning June 29 through August 10, with the exception of July 6. There are a limited amount of spaces and e-books will be available on a first come, first served basis. Please confirm that you are able to commit to the full series prior to filling out the registration form.
Registration can be found at http://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WhiteFragilitySummer20
Registration deadline is June 19th.
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Equity And Inclusive Teaching In Distance Learning: A Practical Overview12:30pm
Wednesday, August 12th, 2020
12:30 PM - 01:45 PM
OnlineWhat are Teaching Talks?
Join us for an hour of your day to connect with your colleagues. These sessions serve as a springboard for discussions around a topic related to teaching and learning but really give you the chance to share the success and challenges you are facing in our new teaching reality. Each session has a topical theme but is shaped by the participants’ discussion, needs, and interests.
The thematic focus for this particular session is designing online activities and assessments that are inclusive.
• Discuss multi-modal activities and assessments for inclusivity
• Discuss simple things you can do and why they’re a good idea
• Review common pitfalls
• Share what’s on your mind
Wednesday, August 12, 12:30-1:45
Register - http://fins.uconn.edu/secure_inst/workshops/workshop_view.php?ser=1644
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Using Student Response Systems In Synchronous Class Sessions10:00am
Thursday, August 13th, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
OnlineThe use of Student Response Systems or “clickers” is a proven way to engage students and let instructors know what students are thinking. We will demonstrate how to use iClicker Cloud as well as a brief introduction to Poll Everywhere. iClicker is paid for by the student where Poll Everywhere is free for the instructor for up to 40 responses. If you need more than that then the department must pay for a license which is $349 for six months. Poll Everywhere is not integrated in HuskyCT. The training will cover the following:
• How to install/run the iClicker software
• How to setup a Polling Session
• How to run a Polling Session
• How to link your Polling Sessions to HuskyCT
• How to sync your roster and scores into HuskyCT
• How to setup clicker Registration for your students in HuskyCT
• Brief overview Poll Everywhere
Thursday, August 13, 10:00-11:30
Register at - http://fins.uconn.edu/secure_inst/workshops/workshop_view.php?ser=1626
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