Trefny Center Journal Club – Funds of Knowledge

Trefny Center Journal Club – Funds of Knowledge

The Trefny Center is hosting a monthly journal club where we can discuss research related to teaching and learning and the implications for the classroom. Keep reading for more information about our April meeting!  Date: April 19, 2022  Time: 12:30 – 1:30 PM ...
Trefny Center Journal Club – Funds of Knowledge

Journal Club – High Structure Course Design

The Trefny Center is hosting a monthly journal club where we can discuss research related to teaching and learning and the implications for the classroom. Keep reading for more information about our March meeting!  Date: March 15, 2022  Time: 10 – 11 AM  Location:...
Trefny Center Journal Club – Funds of Knowledge

Journal Club – Metacognition

The Trefny Center is excited to announce that we are hosting a monthly journal club where we can discuss research related to teaching and learning and the implications for the classroom. Keep reading for more information about our first meeting!  Date: Feb 22, 2022 ...
Get a jumpstart on the semester!

Get a jumpstart on the semester!

As we come to the close of the fall semester, we hope that you all have a chance to rest and recharge. When you begin to prepare for the spring semester, the Trefny Center is here to help. Here are several resources to help you get a jumpstart on the spring semester....

Should Common Exams at Mines Go Away?

Out-of-class or evening common exams have been a fixture of large-format introductory courses at Mines for many years. Recently (FA 2021), campus has started discussing whether or not Mines should re-think policies on common exams. This topic is complex and nuanced....

Rubrics: An unexpected tool for mitigating bias?

The Mines DI&A initiative has raised awareness in our community of the numerous biases we have that affect our students, staff, and faculty colleagues. You have likely attended a training on understanding implicit bias or minimizing micro-aggressions, participated...