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FALL FRIDAYS SERIES

Plan to join us for the Fall 2021 symposium as we feature two keynote speakers and a series of UHD faculty presentations focused on the themes listed below. These virtual interactive sessions will be on Fridays in October and November.


 

SESSION SCHEDULES

Format: Virtual​​

Track 1: Post-Pandemic Pedagogy 

Friday, October 1:

Keynote Workshop One

2:30 - 4:00 PM
The Science of Learning and Why It Matters for Post-Pandemic Teaching
Recent intersections between anthropology, psychology, cognitive neuroscience, and educational research have yielded important findings about the ways in which students learn most effectively. This interactive workshop explores the biology of learning and how it can help us to engage students in synchronous, hybrid, and hyflex environments.


Friday, October 8:

Interactive Presentations | Presentations with Opportunities for Q&A/Dialogue

9am-9:45am
P1: “We’re All in This Together: Teambuilding Online”
E. Trufan & E. Bouhoutsos-Brown

10:30am-11:15am

P2: “A Conversation with Brothers in Arms: Harris County Sheriff’s Office Jail”
J. Harris, H. Laser, & L. Valencia

"RoundTable" QuickTalks | Presenters speak for 10 minutes in a breakout room, address questions for 5 minutes, then everyone changes to another room, repeated 3x

1:30pm-2:30pm:
QT1: “2-Days Per Week Zoom Meeting to Practice Writing”  | P. Fortunato
QT2: “Enhancing Pedagogy in the COVID Era” | A. Chadha
QT3: “Community of Inquiry Model: Interactive Discussion Tools in Asynchronous Online Classes” | E. Cueva, K. Gleason, & B. Mueller,


Friday, October 15: 

Interactive Presentations | Presentations with Opportunities for Q&A/Dialogue

9am-9:45am
P3: “Collaborate & Engage: How Design Thinking Tools Can Facilitate Synchronous Instructional Strategies”

N. Poggio


10:30am-11:15am
P4A: “How to Create Rich Feedback in Writing-Intensive Courses”

L. Hagen


P4B: “Challenges and Opportunities of Flipped Learning through an On-Line High Impact Practice Course: Post-Pandemic Pedagogy at its Best!”
A. Goins, T. Williams, D. Hannah, & G. Brew


 

"RoundTable" QuickTalks | Presenters speak for 10 minutes in a breakout room, address questions for 5 minutes, then everyone changes to another room, repeated 3x

1:30pm-2:30pm:
QT4: “Teaching Science Methods in the Pandemic Era” | P. Agu
QT5: “Leveraging Pandemic Teaching for an Inter-Institutional Collaborative Research Experience” | M. Atkins & A. Visbal
QT6: “Pandemic-Inspired Practices” | D. von Biedenfeld
QT7: “Making Biology Meaningful to College Students by Integrating Topical Health Issues to Course Content” | S. Saha


Track 2: Inclusive Pedagogy 

Friday, October 22:

Keynote Workshop Two

2:30 - 4:00 PM
Inclusive Teaching through Active Learning
Join Dr. Kelly Hogan and Dr. Viji Sathy for this online, interactive workshop on inclusive teaching. The session will highlight the need for high course structure and model techniques designed to elicit equity in both online and face to face courses.

Workshop Objectives:
  • Explain the inequities that arise in an unstructured learning environment.
  • Describe techniques that add structure and equity to a classroom.
  • Brainstorm ways to reduce the inequities in your own course
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Friday, November  5:
Interactive Presentations |
Presentations with Opportunities for Q&A/Dialogue

9am-9:45am
P5: “How ‘Free’ is OER, Really?” | K. Jager

10:30am-11:15am
P6: “HHMI SynergIE Program Initiatives for Inclusive Pedagogy” | A. Visbal, L. Morano, C. Kang, M. Minard, S. Dixit, & S. Ge

 
"RoundTable" QuickTalks | Presenters speak for 10 minutes in a breakout room, address questions for 5 minutes, then everyone changes to another room, repeated 3x

1:30pm-2:30pm
QT8: “Incorporating Inclusive Pedagogy in the Community Care Course” | S. Ge
QT9: “Everything Has a History – Building Student Choice In” | T. Case
QT10: “Inclusive Resources – A Librarian’s Perspective” | J. Serrato


 


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