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The Teaching & Learning Collective is a grassroots CHSBS faculty initiative aimed at improving students' academic performance by integrating effective learning strategies into existing classes.


Spring 2017 Event

“How to Link Course Activities and Assessments to Course Learning Objectives”

​Friday, February 24
3:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Strosacker Room, Park Library

Moderator/Facilitator:
Justin Bruner (CETL)

Panelists: 
Carlin Borsheim (ENG), Adam Epstein (Finance & Law), Jonathan Truitt (HST) and Cathy Willermet (SASW)
Organizers:
Luz Marcela Hurtado (FLLC) and So Hee Jeon (PSC)

Join the Teaching and Learning Collective (TLC) and the CHSBS Excellence in Teaching Committee (ETC) for an interactive session on learner-centered teaching. To continue our discussion of Maryellen Weimer’s Learner-Centered Teaching: Five Key Changes to Practice, the TLC/ETC will hold a panel-workshop on the importance of designing significant learning activities, assignments, and assessments to promote effective learning. Our panelists (Excellence in Teaching Award winners) will share their insights on the importance of having clear objectives when creating learning activities and evaluation tools. The facilitator will demonstrate design techniques to create learning goals that link to correlating learning activities and assessments.

To familiarize yourself with the topic, please download Chapter 1 of Understanding by Design​​.

Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP by February 20 to chsbs@cmich.edu​​​.