August 4th, 11:30am–1:00pm
In this interactive workshop, we’ll share advice, examples, and best practices for using writing to its full potential in STEM courses. We’ll discuss research about interactive writing assignments that advance learning and help students develop disciplinary ways of thinking; analyze effective examples of assignments from a range of STEM courses at UW–Madison; and consider how writing can be used to develop community in your classroom. register: https://delta.wisc.edu/event/writing-in-s
August 5th, 1:00pm–2:30pm
We will discuss how to define achievable goals, identify resources, and develop strategies for implementing and sustaining your plans. Participants will begin to create a personalized plan that takes into account career interests and addresses the development of knowledge and skills for professional growth. Register: https://delta.wisc.edu/event/idp-summer21/
August 16th, 1:00pm–2:30pm
Effective teaching requires first deciding the intended result: what you want your students to learn. This workshop offers a hands-on approach to drafting measurable, student-centered learning outcomes. Register: https://delta.wisc.edu/event/lo-summer2021/
August 19th, 10:00am–11:30am
Deigned for busy instructors, participants will learn how to efficiently find information or literature to address teaching challenges such as best practices for teaching strategies. Register: https://delta.wisc.edu/event/education-resources-and-lit/
August 24th, 12:30pm–2:30pm
Participants in this workshop, will: Consider self and student identity as they develop their introductions for the first day of class; Review course expectations and requirements through a lens of equity and inclusion; Learn a framework for interrupting bias and microaggressions and practice; and Reflect on their teaching this semester. Register: https://delta.wisc.edu/event/first-day-aug24/
August 25th, 10:00am–12:00pm
Office hours provide an invaluable opportunity for instructor-student interaction. Whether running office hours onsite or remotely, you'll explore how to structure and communicate about them to promote your students' engagement and success. Register: https://delta.wisc.edu/event/oh-aug21/
September 8th, 2:00pm–4:00pm
Use the principles of improv theater to improve your communication in multiple contexts and audiences, including talking with colleagues, presenting your research, and teaching in the classroom. Course will be in person, location TDB.
September 9th, 1:00pm–4:00pm
Teach better and more efficiently by harnessing learning technologies in your practice. We’ll explore how to effectively use tools such as videos, interactive media, screencasting, games and simulations, online discussions, and of course, Canvas. This course will be in person, location TBD.
September 10th, 10:00am–12:00pm
Using the lens of international experience, this discussion-based course models 'flipped classroom' and 'blended learning' approaches and advances your skills in leveraging the diversity of your students for the learning of all. Course will be in person, location TBD.