LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

FALL 2014 

November 13

Thursday

NSF webinar "Project Evaluation"

The third in the NSF series for writing NSF education proposals for IUSE (Improving Undergraduate STEM Education). Facilitated by Joy Morrison. The goal of this workshop is to enhance the participants' understanding of evaluation concepts and methods so that they can more effectively work with an evaluator in addressing this important component in preparing proposals or in implementing funded efforts.

10am-noon

340 RASM

November 18

NSF webinar "Impact and Transportability"

Fourth in the NSF series, facilitated by Dr. Alys Jordan. The goal of this workshop is to enhance the participants' understanding of strategies for developing a project that is adaptable and potentially transformative so that they can more effectively address transportability and dissemination in preparing proposals or in implementing funded efforts.

Focus again is on writing NSF IUSE proposals.

10am-noon

340 RASM

November 18

Undergraduate Research & Scholarly Activity

Barbara Taylor, Director of URSA, will talk about this office and the opportunities for you and your students that they offer.

340 RASM

1:00 - 2:00 pm 

November 20

Thursday

 

PLEASE NOTE ROOM CHANGE

NSF webinar "Broader Impacts"

Fifth and last in the NSF web-based workshops. Facilitated by Dr. Alys Jordan and Dr. Denise Thorsen. The goal of this workshop is to enhance the participants' understanding of strategies for dealing with broader impacts in an NSF educational project so that they can more effectively address this issue in preparing proposals or in implementing funded efforts.

NOTE: the discussion of the broader impacts criterion has changed substantially in the latest version of the Grant Proposal Guidelines.

10am-noon

RASM503

November 25

Using Blackboard Discussion Forum

Dr. Natalia Zinger will walk you through best practices in using the discussion board in Blackboard. Whether you teach F2F or via distance, this will assist you in making efficient, effective use of this feature.

340 RASM

1:00-2:00 pm 

 November 27-30

THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

 Friday, December 12

Last day of instruction

 December 15-18Final Exams

OFFICE CLOSED.

 REOPENS JANUARY 26, 2015

 
January 27

How to design a beautiful -- and useful-- syllabus.

Come and hear about how you can transform your content-focused syllabus into a learning-focused one. Joy Morrison will share what she learned about this process.

1:00-2:00pm

RASM340

February 3 
February 10 
February 17

Making the Most of UAF Libraries

Alys Jordan, Head of Research, Instruction and Outreach Services at Rasmuson will go over all of these services that the libraries offer for you and your students.

Lunch will be served.

1:00-2:00pm

RASM340

February 21-24ASTE conference, Anchorage
March 3

Faculty Panel discussion on instructional technology

A group of faculty who attended the Alaska Society for Technology in Education (ASTE) conference will share the best thing they learned at the conference.

1:00-2:00 pm

RASM340

March 10 
March 16-20, 2015
SPRING BREAK
March 24 
March 31 
April 7 
April 14 
April 21 
April 28 
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