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NC A&T State University Summer Teaching Institute - May 13 & 14

Interactive workshop sessions will introduce attendees to the concept of the "flipped classroom."

Techniques and Tools for Flipping Your Classroom
NC A&T State University Academy for Teaching and Learning
Annual Summer Teaching Institute

Monday, May 13 (9 am - 4 pm) and
Tuesday, May 14 (9 am - noon)

Stallings Ballroom, Memorial Student Union
North Carolina A&T State University

Continental breakfast will be available both days; lunch will be served on May 13.

REGISTRATION (Free!)

Elon University faculty and staff are welcome to attend, but please don't wait to register. Our colleagues at A&T would appreciate prompt RSVPs so they can plan accordingly.

http://26273e9dc372.fikket.com/

To register, simply use the "Book Now" button beside the desired workshop on the list, complete the requested information, click "Continue Booking," then "Confirm this Order."  You will then see a message indicating that your "ticket" (registration confirmation) has been emailed to the address you provided. Please retain your "ticket" as a record of your registration.

WORKSHOP OVERVIEW

Interactive workshop sessions will introduce the concept of the "flipped classroom" and actively engage participants in the following topics:  

-Effective ways to engage students OUTSIDE of class (including Just-in-Time Teaching and other low-threshold techniques)
-Innovative ways to engage students IN CLASS (including Peer Instruction and other low-threshold techniques)
-Flipping a concept/topic/idea from start to finish
-Effective question design
-Screencasting tools (for developing videos to be used outside of class)

LOCATION INFORMATION

Workshop Location: Stallings Ballroom, Memorial Student Union, John Mitchell Drive, NC A&T State University

Campus Map: http://www.ncat.edu/student-affairs/student-services/memorial-union/assets/images/campus-map.pdf

Google: http://goo.gl/maps/geWnY

WORKSHOP LEADER

Dr. Julie Schell, senior educational researcher within the Mazur Group of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University and a lead instructional designer at the Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of Texas at Austin, is leading this two-day workshop on "Flipping Your Classroom."

You can find out more about Julie and her work at:

http://scholar.harvard.edu/julieschell

Turn to Your Neighbor: The Official Peer Instruction Blog

http://blog.peerinstruction.net/

Brief Bio:

Julie studies pedagogical innovation in diverse contexts, such as disciplines, institutional types, and geographic locations.  She is an expert in innovative flipped teaching and Peer Instruction and is the Co-Founder of the Peer Instruction Network, a global social network connecting innovative educators, everywhere. Dr. Schell received her doctorate in Higher Education from Teachers College, Columbia University.  Her dissertation, "Venturing Toward Better Teaching: STEM Professors' Efforts to Improve their Introductory Undergraduate Pedagogy at Major Research Universities," was selected as Dissertation of the Year from the Higher and Postsecondary Education Division of the American Educational Research Association in 2010.  She has an M.S. in Counseling and Educational Psychology with an emphasis in instructional technology. She authors the official Peer Instruction blog, Turn to Your Neighbor, where she writes about flipping classrooms using interactive, technology-and research-based pedagogies.

Laura St. Cyr,
Staff
4/22/2013 1:20 PM