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Research For Educators: Modeling Graph Theory For Nontraditional Math Researchers, Erwin Cornelius Oct 2019

Research For Educators: Modeling Graph Theory For Nontraditional Math Researchers, Erwin Cornelius

Annual Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology: Education and Research

No abstract provided.


Ethics And Methods Of Human Rights Work: Exploring Both Theoretical And Practical Approaches, Shayna Plaut, Maritza Felices Luna, Christina Clark Kazak, Neil Bilotta, Lara Rosenoff Gauvin Oct 2019

Ethics And Methods Of Human Rights Work: Exploring Both Theoretical And Practical Approaches, Shayna Plaut, Maritza Felices Luna, Christina Clark Kazak, Neil Bilotta, Lara Rosenoff Gauvin

Conference: The Social Practice of Human Rights

This workshop will explore both theoretical and practical approaches to methodologies and ethics as it relates to human rights work.

The goal of the workshop is to create a dynamic space that encourages participants to share and learn from our own experiences navigating the messiness of human rights ethics and methods. We specifically address formal education and systems and structures so that we may all design, do and teach research and practice related to human rights in a more critical and sustainable manner. We recognize the tensions of creating research, programs and advocacy that is seen as “legitimate” to educational ...


Community Based Global Learning, Anthony N. Talbott, Molly Maccready, Matt Maroon Oct 2019

Community Based Global Learning, Anthony N. Talbott, Molly Maccready, Matt Maroon

Conference: The Social Practice of Human Rights

This panel explores frameworks for effective implementation and assessment of community-based learning. Relationships between universities and community partners must be just and reciprocal—meeting student learning outcomes and improving the capacity of the partner organizations. Case studies of both international and US-based community engaged learning will be presented.


Aim For Engagement - Tools For Tailoring Content To Allow All Students To Participate, Bhupal Bhetwal Ph.D Aug 2019

Aim For Engagement - Tools For Tailoring Content To Allow All Students To Participate, Bhupal Bhetwal Ph.D

Tools for Teaching Conference

PDF of presenter's slides.


Negotiation Strategies To Support Misbehaving Kindergarten Children: The ‘Deal’ Strategy, Mariana Boules Aug 2019

Negotiation Strategies To Support Misbehaving Kindergarten Children: The ‘Deal’ Strategy, Mariana Boules

2009 - 2019 ACER Research Conferences

This presentation reports on a strategy implemented at a kindergarten to negotiate behavioural changes with children while developing an attitude of personal accountability for progressing the kindergarten program. The method used involved the child being asked their favourite fruit, the name of which is then used as a code for a deal on a behavioural change.


Building The Capacity Of Teachers For Supporting 21st-Century Learning, Jenny Gore, Michelle Ware, Sui-Linn White, Lee-Anne Collins, Lloyd Bowen, Carole Hansen Aug 2019

Building The Capacity Of Teachers For Supporting 21st-Century Learning, Jenny Gore, Michelle Ware, Sui-Linn White, Lee-Anne Collins, Lloyd Bowen, Carole Hansen

2009 - 2019 ACER Research Conferences

Quality Teaching Rounds (QTR) was first conceptualised by Julie Bowe and Jenny Gore in 2007. It involves teachers working in professional learning communities (PLCs) to reflect on their classroom practice through the lens of the quality teaching model. This teacher-led process builds capacity for quality teaching with novice and experienced teachers alike. Following a set of protocols and adhering to essential features of the approach, one PLC member teaches a lesson, observed by all others. The lesson is coded individually and then collaboratively analysed, using the shared language of the model. This poster presentation graphically highlights evidence from several research ...


Blending Beyond Courses, Jennifer Spohrer May 2019

Blending Beyond Courses, Jennifer Spohrer

Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference

Over the past few years, Bryn Mawr College staff have been experimenting with things other than academic courses, such as orientations, advising, and non-academic education programs. This lightning presentation shares some examples and an overview of common goals, tools used, and major impacts and challenges observed so far.


Developing A Hands-On Food Science Curriculum With Bilingual, Elementary-Aged, Hispanic Heritage Students, Jaime Leia Ragos May 2019

Developing A Hands-On Food Science Curriculum With Bilingual, Elementary-Aged, Hispanic Heritage Students, Jaime Leia Ragos

EURēCA: Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement

In the United States alone there are over 48 million cases of foodborne illness, with most of these cases deriving from food cooked in the home (Young 2016). Many themes have been assessed such as confidence, knowledge, habits, taste in food preferences, and societal/social influences (Young 2016). However, when food safety curricula are targeted toward younger populations, including young adults and children, attitudes and behavior change (Mullan 2018 and Young 2016). As there is a lack in home economics education in today’s current curriculum, students and their families may not know food safety behaviors (Finch 2005; Young 2016 ...


Creation And Implementation Of A Flipped Jigsaw Activity To Stimulate Interest In Biochemistry Among Medical Students, Charlene Williams, Susan Perlis, John Gaughan, Sangita Phadtare May 2019

Creation And Implementation Of A Flipped Jigsaw Activity To Stimulate Interest In Biochemistry Among Medical Students, Charlene Williams, Susan Perlis, John Gaughan, Sangita Phadtare

Stratford Campus Research Day

Learner-centered pedagogical methods that are based on clinical application of basic science concepts through active learning and problem solving are shown to be effective for improving knowledge retention. As the clinical relevance of biochemistry is not always apparent to health-profession students, effective teaching of medical biochemistry should highlight the implications of biochemical concepts in pathology, minimize memorization, and make the concepts memorable for long-term retention.

Here, we report the creation and successful implementation of a flipped jigsaw activity that was developed to stimulate interest in learning biochemistry among medical students. The activity combined the elements of a flipped classroom for ...


Using Free & Open Tools: A Holistic Selection Process Centered On Digital Literacy, Tim Miller Apr 2019

Using Free & Open Tools: A Holistic Selection Process Centered On Digital Literacy, Tim Miller

Digital Initiatives Symposium

This session will cover free and open tools as well as teaching strategies for creating and implementing digital/web literacy and digital media instruction. The session will also be useful for people looking for free and open tools for their own projects, including how to get started and how to learn necessary new skills. Considerations such as terms of use, privacy, accessibility and licensing can be as or more important than functionality. Additionally, adopting open tools can advance conversations about open licensing which, in turn, can promote the application of creative commons and public domain licenses to appropriate works. Knowing ...


Embedded Instruction Collaboration: The Case Of The Ball State Digital History Portal, Douglas Seefeldt, Randi Beem, James Bradley Apr 2019

Embedded Instruction Collaboration: The Case Of The Ball State Digital History Portal, Douglas Seefeldt, Randi Beem, James Bradley

Digital Initiatives Symposium

This interdisciplinary panel will discuss a long-term project, “The Ball State Digital History Portal,” as a case study in digital initiatives in instruction and undergraduate research that features a collaboration between disciplinary faculty, an archivist, and a digital librarian. In this course, “History in the Digital Age,” undergraduate and graduate students from a variety of majors research, create, and build digital thematic research collection projects on topics in university history that aim to answer scholarly inquiries by conducting primary source research, selecting and digitizing archival materials, and creating metadata to accompany their curated items. An important part of the collaboration ...


A Critical Conceptual Dialogue On E. G. White's Admonition: "Not Mere Reflectors", Jay Brand, Randy J. Siebold Mar 2019

A Critical Conceptual Dialogue On E. G. White's Admonition: "Not Mere Reflectors", Jay Brand, Randy J. Siebold

Andrews University Teaching and Learning Conference

White's challenge, that 'Youth should be … thinkers, and not mere reflectors of other men's thoughts' can be misinterpreted. Often, individuals criticize education’s focus on scholarly sources instead of personal creativity. However, to avoid reflecting other men’s thoughts, students must be aware of what those men – and women – have said. In fact, in my understanding, it is impossible to contribute original, fresh ideas and insights WITHOUT awareness of what others have already said. To think originally, one must be familiar with previous ideas; otherwise, s/he will be in danger of merely reflecting the ideas of others ...


Combating The Minimum Mindset: Changing Schools From The Inside, Juliette Dayen Mar 2019

Combating The Minimum Mindset: Changing Schools From The Inside, Juliette Dayen

Andrews University Teaching and Learning Conference

Facilitating change in learning organizations must be approached from a multitude of perspectives. Students are often ignored and uninvolved in improvement efforts. As key participants in schooling practices, students should be involved in change processes. Students can take an active role in developing skills and knowledge to help them thrive in learning environments. This presentation focuses on how students can be supported to develop a growth mindset through a model that could work in multiple learning contexts.


Canadian Undergraduate Nursing Students' Experiences Of Learning Indigenous Health, Ivy Tran Mar 2019

Canadian Undergraduate Nursing Students' Experiences Of Learning Indigenous Health, Ivy Tran

Western Research Forum

Western Research Forum Abstract Submission

Canadian Undergraduate Nursing Students’ Experiences with Learning Indigenous Health

Background
The purpose of this study is to better understand undergraduate nurses’ experiences in learning about Indigenous health. This will determine what changes are needed within nursing education locally and across Canada. Implications for nursing education, research, practice, policy, and leadership will be drawn to provide pragmatic suggestions in improving Indigenous health status and outcomes. A qualitative study will be conducted using critical ethnography and semi-structured interviews to determine facilitators and barriers to learning about Indigenous health.

Methods
Critical ethnography will be utilized to examine 12 ...


The After School Escape Room: Providing Engaging Activities For All Students, Sharon H. Walters, Pam Leinberger, Lindsey Moore Mar 2019

The After School Escape Room: Providing Engaging Activities For All Students, Sharon H. Walters, Pam Leinberger, Lindsey Moore

National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah

The presenters will demonstrate through a hands-on, "escape room" experience how STEM activities can be incorporated in an after school program activity to support learning in a diverse setting while incorporating the needs of all students. Come escape with us!


Experience Of A Noyce-Student Learning Assistant In An Inquiry-Based Learning Class, Melissa Riley Mar 2019

Experience Of A Noyce-Student Learning Assistant In An Inquiry-Based Learning Class, Melissa Riley

Student Research and Creative Activity Fair

This presentation refers to an undergraduate course called introduction to abstract mathematics at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. During the academic year 2017-2018, undergraduate, mathematics student Melissa Riley was a Noyce-student learning assistant for the Inquiry Based Learning (IBL) section of the course. She assisted the faculty-in-charge with all aspects of the course. These included: materials preparation, class organization, teamwork, class leading, presentations, and tutoring. This presentation shall address some examples of how the IBL approach can be used in this type of class including: the structure of the course, the activities and tasks performed by the students, learning ...


Teaching Traditional College Students Professional Marketing Via Linkedin, Necall Wilson Feb 2019

Teaching Traditional College Students Professional Marketing Via Linkedin, Necall Wilson

Atlantic Marketing Association Proceedings

No abstract provided.


Multimodal Adventures In Teaching: Individualized Learning, Relationship-Building, And Nurturing A Sense Of Belonging Through Fsd’S Student Life And Writing Centre Videos, Jenna L. Goddard 8197389, Alicia Ashcroft Feb 2019

Multimodal Adventures In Teaching: Individualized Learning, Relationship-Building, And Nurturing A Sense Of Belonging Through Fsd’S Student Life And Writing Centre Videos, Jenna L. Goddard 8197389, Alicia Ashcroft

Teaching Practices Colloquium

The results of the recent Canadian University Survey Consortium (CUSC) survey indicate that, compared to equivalent institutions, TRU students lack a feeling of connection to the campus; thus, growing and nurturing a sense of belonging within our increasingly diverse student body is vital. How does one create or facilitate connection or belonging to places and spaces of learning? Teaching and learning do not always take place in the traditional way within a classroom; in fact, sometimes the best “learning” takes place in unique and unanticipated ways. TRU’s Writer & Storyteller Alicia Ashcroft uses Faculty of Student Development’s Student Life ...


Piloting Pbl For Senior Military Leaders, Megan J. Hennessey Ph.D., Celestino Perez Jan 2019

Piloting Pbl For Senior Military Leaders, Megan J. Hennessey Ph.D., Celestino Perez

SoTL Commons Conference

The U.S. Army War College is an accredited professional military education institution that develops strategic leaders and skilled problem solvers in order to achieve national security objectives. During the 2018-2019 academic year, faculty piloted a problem-based learning (PBL) design in the Introduction to Strategic Studies course to explore how executive-level students: (1) translate knowledge of strategy into performance and (2) how engagement in PBL influenced students’ sense of belonging in the seminar environment using Walton and Cohen’s (2007) Sense of Belonging instrument.


When Homework Management Systems Work Best: The Role Of Tenacity, Kathy K. Archer Jan 2019

When Homework Management Systems Work Best: The Role Of Tenacity, Kathy K. Archer

SoTL Commons Conference

The literature is clear: Homework management systems enhance student learning under some circumstances. What circumstances? Does the topic matter? Does student tenacity matter? This study of 917 online students measured subject matter effect by increase in exam scores for various topics. It measured student tenacity by how many students took advantage of all three homework attempts available to them. The results show the subject matter effect increased as the course went along, with the greatest effect on later exams. This correlated with steadily increasing student tenacity, as more students took advantage of all three homework attempts with each successive module.


Help Gilligan Get Off Sotl Island!, Catherine L. Ford, Deidra Peaslee Jan 2019

Help Gilligan Get Off Sotl Island!, Catherine L. Ford, Deidra Peaslee

SoTL Commons Conference

Do you feel stranded on an island without colleagues who understand and value SoTL? How can you initiate campus conversations to change SoTL work from an individual endeavor to an institutional priority? This session identifies steps faculty members can take to encourage their institutions to develop or expand institutional support systems through communities of practice. In our SoTL journey we’re asked “How do I do something like this at my institution? What steps can I take to expand SoTL now and in the future?” Using dialogue and activities participants will leave with steps to help get Gilligan to the ...


Retrieval-Based Learning: A Powerful Way To Improve Learning And Memory, Jeffrey D. Karpicke Jan 2019

Retrieval-Based Learning: A Powerful Way To Improve Learning And Memory, Jeffrey D. Karpicke

SoTL Commons Conference

Recent advances in the cognitive science of learning have important implications for strategies that all learners can use. For example, cognitive research has identified one strategy that promotes complex learning called retrieval practice: Practicing actively reconstructing one’s knowledge while studying has potent effects on long-term learning. Yet when people monitor and regulate their own learning, they often choose to engage in inferior strategies like repetitive reading, and the ultimate consequence is poor learning. This talk provides an overview of our research program on retrieval-based learning. In recent work, we have extended retrieval practice to meaningful learning of complex educational ...


Adult Learners In Higher Education: An Examination Of Academic Experiences, Jyotsna (Josi) M. Kalavar, Ruth Ann Herstek, Charles Ronald Brua Jan 2019

Adult Learners In Higher Education: An Examination Of Academic Experiences, Jyotsna (Josi) M. Kalavar, Ruth Ann Herstek, Charles Ronald Brua

SoTL Commons Conference

Adult learners are a unique student population at high-risk for academic underachievement and dropping out. An online survey was designed to assess preferred pedagogical techniques of as well as to understand perceived barriers that may influence quality of academic learning. Results show a strong preference for classroom discussion, lecture based presentations, and internship opportunities as preferred pedagogical approaches. The lack of flexibility in course offerings, balancing work/life demands, and chronological age were identified as barriers by these students. By better understanding this group, we can be more proactive in our efforts to maximize retention and foster an engaged learning ...


Redesigned Social Work Practice Courses Results In Improved Student Academic Resilience, Kareema J. Gray Jan 2019

Redesigned Social Work Practice Courses Results In Improved Student Academic Resilience, Kareema J. Gray

SoTL Commons Conference

The profession of social work acknowledges that social workers need to develop personal resilience to manage the emotional demands of the job effectively and sustainable. In the social work practice courses we discuss the importance of these non-cognitive skills, but we do not call them such. By operationalizing them, students will be able to clearly identify these skills and better understand which areas they need to grow in both academically and professionally. The redesigned SWK 708 and SWK 709 courses employed Design Thinking techniques to improve student outcomes including improved analytical and critical thinking skills around academic and personal resilience.


Promoting Critical Reading With Double-Entry Notes: A Pilot Study, Helena D. Hubl, Lindsey Ives, Taylor Mitchell, Sally Blomstrom Jan 2019

Promoting Critical Reading With Double-Entry Notes: A Pilot Study, Helena D. Hubl, Lindsey Ives, Taylor Mitchell, Sally Blomstrom

SoTL Commons Conference

Abstract

Double-entry note-taking is an active reading strategy that enables students to record their responses to texts as they read. While this strategy has been used in a variety of contexts since the 1980s, mainly for literature analysis and improving writing, its efficacy in developing student critical thinking and information literacy has not been widely studied. This pilot study examines student artifacts from a range of humanities and communication courses to determine whether, and in what ways, double-entry notes promote critical thinking about primary and secondary source material. This presentation explores preliminary results, including potential drawbacks and benefits for students ...


Formative Asynchonous Feedback For Faculty: A Case Study, Chad Rohrbacher, Jessica Mckee Dr Jan 2019

Formative Asynchonous Feedback For Faculty: A Case Study, Chad Rohrbacher, Jessica Mckee Dr

SoTL Commons Conference

While student evaluations provide a snapshot of feedback for faculty, successful teachers regularly seek feedback from other sources, including their peers. This case study at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University describes a process of instituting a video recording and web-based technology to provide faculty peers and developers opportunity to asynchronously observe, reflect, and comment on peers’ teaching and classroom experience. Additionally, faculty developers were able to view courses on a larger scale and provide directed pedagogical feedback in new ways. This presentation explores the preliminary results including benefits and drawbacks to asynchronous formative feedback for improving teaching.


Graduate Students' Perceptions Of Master Teaching, Jon Mitchell Edge Jan 2019

Graduate Students' Perceptions Of Master Teaching, Jon Mitchell Edge

SoTL Commons Conference

This study examined graduate students’ perceptions of master teaching qualities and behaviors exhibited by graduate-level faculty. The Teacher Behavior Checklist (Buskist, Sikorski, Buckley, & Saville, 2002) was administered to graduate students who were asked to rate the extent to which their graduate-level faculty exhibited each of the 28 items using a Likert rating method. Result indicated that Masters and Doctoral students agreed on seven of the top-ten TBC qualities. Academic demographics were examined to determine their effects on item ratings. Comparisons between graduate students and selected undergraduate student samples highlighted differences between different levels of students.


Sotl: The Meta Of Teaching And Learning, Chris Hakala Jan 2019

Sotl: The Meta Of Teaching And Learning, Chris Hakala

SoTL Commons Conference

How can we create learning environments that most benefit our students? In this presentation, we will argue that we need to teach students metacognitive strategies to help them learn more effectively, and faculty should engage in meta-teaching strategies to help students understand the purpose behind assignments and learning activities. The goal is to create experiences that translate from one learning experience to another to provide students with a richly contextualized classroom that prepares them for the complexity of both academy and life beyond they academy.


Scaffolding Sotl: A Two-Year Iterative Process To Launch A Sotl Community, Sue Mattson, Jen Friberg Jan 2019

Scaffolding Sotl: A Two-Year Iterative Process To Launch A Sotl Community, Sue Mattson, Jen Friberg

SoTL Commons Conference

What does it take to successfully launch and build a SoTL community? In 2017, the Innovation in Learning Center (ILC) at the University of South Alabama (USA) piloted a Summer SoTL Academy as the foundation for a SoTL community of practice. This program started with a 2-day “Intro to SoTL” workshop followed by other professional development supports during the academic year. The program continued in 2018; however, modifications were made to better scaffold the program based on 2017 data. This presentation shares outcome data from the summer academy and program supports as well as lessons learned for future iterations.


Who, When, Where, Why & How: Thoughts On Sotl Advocacy, Jennifer Friberg Jan 2019

Who, When, Where, Why & How: Thoughts On Sotl Advocacy, Jennifer Friberg

SoTL Commons Conference

As teachers and as researchers, we engage in the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) for a variety of reasons. These reasons are valuable to us – individually — in terms of driving positive change in our students’ learning or in our own teaching praxis. Without doubt, these local changes influenced by outcomes from SoTL work are important. One might wonder, though, how results and information gathered from these SoTL studies are valued by stakeholders across institutions and disciplines. To date, strong and consistent advocacy for SoTL has been the mechanism for this transfer from local to broader audiences. SoTL became an ...