MTI Workshop Schedule for College of Business

Walter Scott Jr. College of Engineering

Dan Baker | Faculty Instructor

CONTACT: Email Phone (970) 491-0261

Dan Baker is a full-time teacher and is the primary instructor for both the on-campus and online sections of CIVE 260 Statics and CIVE 261 Dynamics which are taken by all Civil, Environmental, Mechanical, and Bio-Medical engineering students. He has a keen interested in active learning and has a particular interest in both physical and virtual interactive learning tools. He learned of his love for teaching as a tour boat captain during his college summers. Dan has a PhD from Colorado State University and is a registered Professional Engineer in Colorado.

Samuel Bechara | Assistant Professor

CONTACT: Email

Samuel Bechara received his B.S. in Bioengineering from Washington State University in 2008 and his PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Colorado State University in 2012. Prior to his appointment at CSU, Dr. Bechara founded a technology company, Hyperion Labs, worked as an AP Physics high school physics teacher and FIRST robotics coach in Tacoma, Washington, and most recently was the Assistant Chair and Lecturer in the Biomedical Engineering Department of the Medical College of Wisconsin and Marquette University joint department. Dr. Bechara loves working with undergraduate students and is interested in engineering education research and effective teaching methods.

Upcoming Workshops

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Previous Workshops

BEST PRACTICES IN ONLINE AND HYBRID TEACHING: PLANNING FOR CRITICAL THINKING

Presentor(s):
Jennifer Todd, Karen Falkenberg and Tonya Buchan
Description:
This 90-minute workshop is a follow-up to the Best Practices in Remote and Hybrid Teaching: An Introduction This workshop will guide you through a process of choosing strategies that engage students with essential course concepts. Participants will align instructional strategies and CATs (Classroom Assessment Techniques) with Bloom’s Taxonomy so that student thinking can move from identification and description to application and analysis. Prior to the workshop, you will be asked to identify 3 - 5 course concepts that are essential to student learning in your course. Bring these essentials course concepts and syllabus to the workshop.
Workshop Outcomes: Participants will be able to... Determine the level of learning students need to demonstrate knowledge or mastery of essential concepts in your course Align outcomes/essential concepts with appropriate activities, checks for understanding, and assessments so that students will reach the necessary level of mastery
Alignment with Teaching Effectiveness Domains: Curriculum/Curric Alignment & Feedback & Assessment
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Date(s):
January 13, 2021
Time:
9:00AM - 10:30AM
Location:
Virtual Zoom Meeting
Registration:
Learn More:
Debora Colbert, 491-2645, debora.colbert@colostate.edu

Best Practices in Remote and Hybrid Teaching: An Introduction

Presentor(s):
Jennifer Todd and Tonya Buchan
Description:
Student engagement involves the frequency and level of student participation in the class. We generally talk about three types of engagement: student-to-student, student-to-content and student-to-instructor. In this 90-minute workshop, participants will identify up to three practices to incorporate into a course. At the end of the semester, participants will complete a short questionnaire reporting on the implementation of the practices.
Workshop Outcomes: Participants will be able to... 1) Structure their online course for consistency and clarity; Create an instructor presence in their online course; 2) Foster student-to-student engagement in their online course; 3) Integrate at least three best practices for students to engage with course content.
Alignment with Teaching Effectiveness Domains: Classroom Climate, Inclusive Pedagogy
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Date(s):
January 12, 2021
Time:
9:00AM - 10:30AM
Location:
Virtual Zoom Meeting
Registration:
Learn More:
Debora Colbert, 491-2645, debora.colbert@colostate.edu

Best Practices in Remote and Hybrid Teaching: An Introduction

Presentor(s):
Jennifer Todd and Tonya Buchan
Description:
Student engagement involves the frequency and level of student participation in the class. We generally talk about three types of engagement: student-to-student, student-to-content and student-to-instructor. In this 90-minute workshop, participants will identify up to three practices to incorporate into a course.
At the end of the semester, participants will complete a short questionnaire reporting on the implementation of the practices.

Workshop Outcomes: Participants will be able to... 1) Structure their online course for consistency and clarity; Create an instructor presence in their online course; 2) Foster student-to-student engagement in their online course; 3) Integrate at least three best practices for students to engage with course content.
Alignment with Teaching Effectiveness Domains: Classroom Climate, Inclusive Pedagogy
Related Files:
Date(s):
January 11, 2021
Time:
9:00AM - 10:30AM
Location:
Virtual Zoom Meeting
Registration:
Learn More:
Debora Colbert, 491-2645, debora.colbert@colostate.edu

Teaching Online: Faciliation & Engagement (Accelerated)

Presentor(s):
TILT Facilitators
Description:
Fostering a supportive classroom community, engaging students, & developing feedback and assessment strategies, with attention to large-enrollment sections.
Learning Outcomes:
"-Create an inclusive classroom climate online.
-Interact with students online in ways that encourage them to engage with the material, with each other, and with you.
-Select online assessment strategies and methods of providing feedback appropriate for your course."

This course aligns with the Teaching Effectiveness Framework: Classroom Climate, Instructional Strategies, and Feedback & Assessment
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Date(s):
January 4, 2021 - January 10, 2021
Time:
7:00AM - 7:00AM
Location:
Canvas - Asynchronous Online January 4 - January 10th
Registration:
Learn More:
Debora Colbert, 491-2645, debora.colbert@colostate.edu

Teaching Online: Faciliation & Engagement (3 week)

Presentor(s):
TILT Facilitators
Description:
Fostering a supportive classroom community, engaging students, & developing feedback and assessment strategies, with attention to large-enrollment sections.
Learning Objectives:
"-Create an inclusive classroom climate online.
-Interact with students online in ways that encourage them to engage with the material, with each other, and with you.
-Select online assessment strategies and methods of providing feedback appropriate for your course."

This course aligns with the Teaching Effectiveness Framework: Classroom Climate, Instructional Strategies, and Feedback & Assessment
Related Files:
Date(s):
December 28, 2020 - January 17, 2021
Time:
7:00AM - 7:00AM
Location:
Canvas - Asynchronous Online - December 28 - January 17th
Registration:
Learn More:
Debora Colbert, 491-2645, debora.colbert@colostate.edu