Fridays@CAFE

Friday, February 19, 20213:10PM - Friday, February 19, 20214:40PM

Fridays@CAFE

Workshop Series

Spring 2021

This Friday

 

Teaching Speaking: Improving the Quality of Digital Discussion Forums

Facilitators:      Kris Paal, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

Isabel Fay, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies         

Date:                February 19th from 3:10-4:40pm
Register@:       https://forms.gle/i2TQnVwAdb9uk8jC9

 In this workshop, we'll share with faculty some pedagogical techniques and suggestions on how to optimize the use of breakout rooms for small group discussions or as a preparatory tool for larger class discussions. This workshop will be organized into three parts: A roughly 30-minute presentation on the workshop topic, then a 20-30-minute teaching & learning activity with faculty, and the last 30 minutes would be left for discussion involving debriefing, questions, and exchanges of ideas among participants.

 

Next Week

Teaching, Giving Feedback, and Grading Speaking Assignments

Facilitators:      Isabel Fay, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

Kris Paal, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

Date:                February 26th from 3:10-4:40pm

Register@:       https://forms.gle/K3wnMMzdH9c8FK4t6

 Many faculty are teaching classes with the speaking infused SLO “creating and delivering oral messages appropriate for audience, context, and purpose.” In this workshop, we focus on the different levels at which we can adapt presentations to different types of audiences and speaking situations. We also discuss ways to assess speaking, including rubrics and tips on giving constructive feedback. This workshop will be organized into three parts: A roughly 30-minute presentation on the workshop topic, then a 20-30-minute teaching & learning activity with faculty, and the last 30 minutes would be left for discussion involving debriefing, questions, and exchanges of ideas among participants.

 

Coming Soon

 

Teaching and Advising Trans and Gender Non-conforming Students

Facilitators:      CAFE DEI Consultants: Erica Brown- Meredith, Assistant Professor of Social Work

Evan Long, Assistant Professor of Education

Date:                March 5th from 3:10-4:40pm

 

 Preventing Faculty Burnout: Using Rubrics to Reduce Grading Time

Facilitators:      Heather Lettner-Rust, CAFE Consultant for Teaching Writing, Associate Professor of English

Date:                March 12th from 3:10-4:40pm

 

BROCK-storming: Ideas for Incorporating Local Place-Based Learning into your Classes

Facilitator:       Josh Blakely, Director of Brock Experiences

Date:                March 19th from 3:10-4:40pm

 

 Streaming for Instruction

Facilitator:        Jennifer Beach, Assistant Professor, Research & Instructional Services Librarian

Vicki Palmer, Asst. Professor, Research Services, Marketing & Outreach Librarian

Date:                March 26th from 3:10-4:40pm

 

Let's talk about Regression: OLS Regression for Beginners

Facilitator:        JoEllen Pederson, Associate Professor of Sociology

Date:                April 9th from 3:10-4:40pm

Inclusive Assignment Design: Using the TILT method to support students, particularly those from underrepresented groups

Facilitator:        Adam Franssen, Assistant Director of CAFE

Date:                April 16th from 3:10-4:40pm

 

Misinformation, Disinformation, and Fake News: Teaching Students News Literacy

Facilitator:        Naomi Johnson, Associate Professor of Communication Studies

Date:                April 23rd from 3:10-4:40pm

 


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