Wednesday, March 22, 10AM - 4PM , DeVos Center
Each March, Grand Valley's Teaching & Learning with Technology Symposium provides an opportunity for faculty to showcase how they're putting technology to use in their teaching. Faculty and staff from across the University gather for fun, food, and presentations.
Thomas Tobin, Keynote Speaker
Coordinator, Learning Technologies / Center for Teaching and Learning, Northeastern Illinois University
Universal Design for Learning: Way Beyond Disabilities
To help make educational materials and practices inclusive and useful for all learners, this interactive keynote session radically reflects on how faculty members and course designers can adopt Universal Design for Learning in order to create learning interactions that provide students with more time for study and practice in their busy days: broaden our focus away from learners with disabilities and toward a larger ease-of-use/general-inclusion framework.
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Friday, March 17, 12 - 1pm, 3068 JHZ
Civil discourse is engagement in discourse (conversation) intended to enhance understanding. Faculty are invited to bring their lunch and participate in demonstrations of best practices in creating and facilitating critical conversations used by GVSU Liberal Studies faculty Maureen Wolverton and Brent Smith. Please register in Sprout.
Wednesday - Friday, May 3-5, 9 - 3pm, 3068 JHZ
Inclusive excellence refers to the use of pedagogical strategies that address the needs of students with a variety of backgrounds, learning interests, and abilities. These strategies contribute to an overall inclusive learning environment, in which students feel equally valued. Please register here.
The Morning Colloquia Series provides opportunities for faculty and staff to learn about and discuss a variety of topics related to community-based teaching and research. Each Workshop takes place on a Friday from 10-11:30 am in the Bicycle Factory, room 340. Please register in advance through Sprout. See all the workshops here.
Each March, Grand Valley's Teaching & Learning with Technology Symposium provides an opportunity for faculty to showcase how they are putting technology to use in their teaching. For more information, follow this link.
Promoting a scholarly approach to teaching and learning, supporting reflection on professional practice, encouraging growth at all career stages, and rewarding innovation in teaching.