Upcoming Events

Invited Talk: “Results from the Mines Student Survey”

Thursday March 21

3:30pm–4:30pm. Location: McNeil Room, Student Rec Center

Pedagogy Practice: “Helping Students Organize Knowledge”

Thursday April 4

2:00–3:00pm (Light Refreshments Provided) Location: McNeil Room, Student Rec. Center

Workshop: “Beyond the Technical: Helping Students Develop Professional Skills”

Monday April 8

1:00–3:00pm (Light refreshments provided) McNeil Room, Student Rec Center

Friday Afternoon Club

Friday April 19

3:00–5:00pm (Beverages and Snacks Provided) Location:  MZ 104 **Note change of location**. Come and go according to your schedule!

Course Design Institute

Monday May 13 – Friday May 17 from 9 AM – 4 PM daily. Location TBA.

During the Course Design Institute, participants will learn about principles of course design and new pedagogical techniques and will begin to apply these principles in a course of their choosing. In particular, the CDI will focus on the development and alignment of learning outcomes, course activities, and assessments. The topics discussed in this institute can be applied to individual class sessions, course modules, and entire courses. Morning coffee, lunch, and afternoon snacks will be provided. If you are interested in joining us for this adventure in improving teaching and learning at Mines, please complete an application. We encourage you to discuss your participation with your Department Head. Submissions are due April 8, and we will inform you if you are accepted by the following week. Space is limited so complete your application soon! 

Teaching as Research Institute

Tuesday May 28 – Thursday May 30 from 9 AM – 4 PM daily. Location TBA.

Interested in systematically examining what’s going on in your classroom? After participating in the Teaching as Research Institute, you will be able to answer:

  • What data can I use to study student learning in my classes?
  • How do I set up a rigorous study design within an authentic classroom?
  • How do I navigate the Human Subjects Research process?
  • How do I collaborate with the Trefny Center to conduct classroom-based research?

No prior experience with education research is necessary. Participating faculty who complete a study will be eligible for $1,000 in professional development funds to support them in presenting their work. Submissions are due April 8, and we will inform you if you are accepted by the following week. Space is limited so complete your application soon! 

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