Fall 2018 Workshops

Week of September 24th, 2018

 

  • Renewing the Humanities in the 21st Century: The toolkit and the trash
    • When: Monday, September 24, 2-2:50 p.m.
    • Where: UC 332-333
    • What: Elisa New, the Powell M. Cabot Professor of American Literature at Harvard University, will discuss how her experience making content for broad audiences (via her PBS television series, Poetry in America, and her suite of for-credit Harvard Extension and free HarvardX courses for online learners) has changed her sense of what academic humanists can accomplish. 
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  • Evidence-based approaches to teaching and learning
    • When: Friday, September 28, 3-4:30 p.m.
    • Where: NAC 103
    • What: What approaches to instruction have been proven to be effective? How do you build on and improve existing teaching and learning strategies?  Lauren Fern, Instructor, Mathematics, and 2018 Scientific Teaching fellow, and Robert Squires, Director, UMOnline, will introduce ways to optimize teaching and learning for all students based on scientific insights into how humans learn.
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