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Academic Coaching & Writing – Free Teleseminar on January 25, 2012

From my POD listserv: Academic Coaching & Writing – Free Teleseminar Will provide tips to advance your academic career. Join Moira Killoran on Wednesday, January 25, 2012.  Dr. Moira Killoran  Academic Coaching & Writing

ICED – International Consortium for Educational Development

From my POD listserv: ICED – International Consortium for Educational Development  Pre-conference workshops: Call for proposals The ICED Conference is held every two years and is organised by member organisations. ICED pre-conference workshops are professional development events to improve the practice of educational and academic developers. They are offered by experienced academic and educational developers … Continue reading

More POD recommendations on Higher Ed Curricula resources

The following recommendations are from Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, Past-President (2011-2012) of the Association of College and Research Libraries. She co-teaches a graduate course on academic librarianship and when discussing the topic of understanding curriculum, they assign these readings: Alire, Camila A and G. Edward Evans. Academic Librarianship (Neal-Schuman, 2010). Chapter 5 “Curriculum” Barr, Robert and John Tagg. “From Teaching … Continue reading

2014 International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS2014)

From my AERA-C: Learning and Instruction Forum listserv: 2014 International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS2014) The International Society of the Learning Sciences is pleased to announce the preliminary call for Hosts for the 2014 International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS2014). The ICLS series is dedicated to the advancement of the sciences and practices of … Continue reading

The Learning Paradigm College – by John Tagg

The Learning Paradigm College by John Tagg is a POD-recommended (Alan Bender, Indiana University, Bloomington) book that deals with rethinking higher education curricula. From the Jossey-Bass site:   In The Learning Paradigm College, John Tagg builds on the ground-breaking Changemagazine article he coauthored with Robert Barr in 1995, “From Teaching to Learning; A New Paradigm for Undergraduate … Continue reading

Okanagan Campus, 8th Annual Learning Conference – Scholarly Approaches: Evidence-Informed Teaching and Learning

from my POD listserv: Okanagan Campus, 8th Annual Learning Conference Scholarly Approaches: Evidence-Informed Teaching and Learning May 2 and 3, 2012, Kelowna, British Columbia Call for Proposals         UBC’s Okanagan campus, 8th Annual Learning Conference theme “Scholarly Approaches: Evidence-Informed Teaching and Learning” invites educators to share their research and practice in sessions that will explore the … Continue reading

2012 IISSAM – International Institute for SoTL Scholars and Mentors – The Ecology of Teaching and Learning

from my POD listserv: IISSAM – International Institute for SoTL Scholars and Mentors The deadline for Scholar Project Submissions for the 2012 IISSAM at LMU is fast approaching: January 30, 2012. We hope you encourage your faculty to submit their scholarly teaching projects to IISSAM 2012 and invite your faculty interested in ecology and environmental topics to participate. … Continue reading

Engaging Undergraduates in Research – Live chat, Friday, January 13

from my ISSOTL listserv: Engaging Undergraduates in Research The Guardian Higher Education Network Live chat, Friday, January 13 Involving undergraduates in research is becoming increasingly popular but how do you ensure both students and academics gain from the experience? A report produced by the Higher Education Academy in 2009, Developing Undergraduate Research and Inquiry, argued … Continue reading

2012-2013 William T. Grant Scholars Application Guide Now Available

From my AERA-C: Learning and Instruction Forum listserv: William T. Grant Scholars Application Guide Now Available (2012-2013)  We are pleased to announce the release of the 2012-2013 William T. Grant Scholars Program Application Guide. The Scholars Program supports the professional development of early-career researchers from diverse disciplines, who have a promising track record of conducting … Continue reading

SALG – Student Assessment of Their Learning Gains

The SALG website is a free course-evaluation tool that allows college-level instructors to gather learning-focused feedback from students. Anyone may register and use the site. Once registered on the SALG site, you can: (1) create and use a SALG survey to measure students’ learning gains in your course and their progress toward your course’s learning goals; and … Continue reading

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