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University 101 Programs

Teaching Experience Workshop Agenda

TEW Day 1 Agenda

8:30 - Gathering & breakfast
9:00 - Welcome, overview, introductions & community building 
10:00 - Break
10:15 - History, philosophy & success of UNIV 101
11:15 - Understanding today's students
12:15 - Discussion on today's students (lunch provided)
1:00 - Four easy steps to designing a learning experience
1:10 - Goals and content of UNIV 101/Overview of the Faculty Resource Manual
2:30 - Break
2:45 - Principles of effective teaching/Fostering student learning (active learning strategies)
4:15 - Homework assignment & Feedback cards
4:30 - Dismiss

TEW Day 2 Agenda

8:30 - Gathering & breakfast
9:00 - Importance of formative feedback
9:30 - Lifeline sharing/Break
10:15 - Discuss articles
11:30 - Lunch (on own)
1:00 - Working with a Peer/Graduate Leader
1:30 - Assessing student learning (grading & feedback)
2:45 - Break
3:00 - Meaningful and engaging assignments
4:15 - Feedback cards
4:30 - Dismiss

TEW Day 3 Agenda

8:30 - Gathering & breakfast
9:00 - Check-in activity
9:15 - Teaching & learning history (Kolb’s model of “teaching around the circle”)
12:00 - Instructor panel (Q & A with veteran instructors)
12:30 - Discussion groups with an instructor over lunch (lunch provided)
1:30 - Utilizing Campus Partner Presentations
2:00 - Syllabus Building
3:15 - Break
3:30 - Expectations of instructors, next steps, & logistics of teaching UNIV 101
3:45 - Group photo, closure activities & evaluation of workshop
4:30 - Dismiss


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