Boise State will offer two innovative institutes for faculty in May 2013: Teaching and Learning in the Mobile Environment and Designing Courses for Significant Learning.
From May 20-24, participants will work to foster significant student learning and creatively shape their courses using fresh pedagogical strategies. Brief descriptions follow; full details and applications will be announced in mid-February.
Teaching and Learning in the Mobile Environment
Presented by the Mobile Learning Initiative
9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 20-24
The course is structured to enable faculty to consider creative pedagogical strategies that leverage the power of mobile devices to enhance teaching and learning. Areas of exploration will include facilitating communication, enhancing student engagement, improving productivity and expanding the borders of the learning environment.
Designing Courses for Significant Learning
Presented by the Center for Teaching and Learning
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. May 20-24
Are you teaching a new course next year or are you ready to redesign one you’ve already taught? Are you interested in aligning the components of your course to intentionally foster significant student learning? If so, join colleagues from across campus in an institute focused on:
- The role of course design in the overall act of teaching
- Writing learning outcomes that will provide focus for the course
- Strategies for assessing student work and providing feedback
- Structuring course activities to support student learning