September 24, 2019: “DGST101.net: Building a Collaborative, Open Access Textbook Alternative” (Zach Whalen)
- View the presentation via the Center for Teaching’s YouTube channel. Please note that due to some technical difficulties, the video picks up a few minutes into the presentation.
October 1, 2019: “Using Team-Based Learning in World Regional Geography: Perceptions, Outcomes, and Effectiveness” (Caitie Finlayson)
- The Team-Based Learning Colloquium PowerPoint offers an overview of team-based learning (TBL) and its impact in a UMW world regional geography course.
- The Team-Based Learning Collaborative site offers more detailed resources if you want to implement TBL in your course, including the session handout.
October 22, 2019: “Using Debate to Teach about Advocacy and Deliberation” (Anand Rao)
- The Pedagogy Colloquia PPT gives an overview of the components of debate/argumentation and four models for incorporating debate into the classroom
October 30, 2019: “Civic Learning and You: What is Civic Learning and Why Might It Be Relevant to Your Course?” (Leslie Martin)
- The Civic Learning & You PowerPoint provides definitions and an outline of the presentation discussion points.
- The 2014 and 2018 NSLVE Report-University of Mary Washington (September 2019) offers insight to the voting rates of UMW students.
- The The Civic Engagement Scale is used by Debbie Hydorn and was referenced in the presentation
- A summary report of A Crucible Moment: College Learning and Democracy’s Future (via AACU)
- Civic Engagement:Learning Resources offers a variety of reports and examples focused on civic engagement and civic learning.
- A list of classroom-based ideas provides ideas to bring civic engagement and learning into your course.
November 5, 2019: “Mastery Grading vs. Points-Based Grading in a Mathematics Classroom” (Jeb Collins)
- The MBT Talk PowerPoint includes a larger presentation for a workshop on setting up mastery grading–the colloquium session only covered a bit of this material!
- A preprint of a team research article is also available for review to get a more detailed description of establishing mastery grading in a mathematics classroom.
- B. Collins, J., Amanda Harsy, Jarod Hart, Katie Anne Haymaker, Alyssa Marie Hoofnagle, Mike Kuyper Janssen, Jessica Stewart Kelly, Austin Tyler Mohr, and Jessica OShaughnessy. “Mastery-Based Testing in Undergraduate Mathematics Courses.” PRIMUS (2019): 1-20.
February 5, 2020: “Incorporating Hacking Workshops to Support Digital Literacy” (Brenta Blevins)
- Session recording coming soon!
- The Incorporating Hacking Workshops PowerPoint contains an outline of the presentation, including research references serving as the foundation for Dr. Blevin’s course development.
February 18, 2020: “STAT 180 as a Community Engagement Course” (Debra Hydorn)
- The session recording contains description of the elements making Dr. Hydorn’s statistics course a community engaged one and how she built the course over a semester. Note: You may need to raise the volume on your computer to capture the full presentation.