MTI Workshop Schedule for College of Business

College of Natural Sciences

Paul Laybourn | Professor

CONTACT: Email Phone (970) 491-5100

Dr. Paul Laybourn earned his BS in Biology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. After working in the Biotech industry for three years in the San Francisco Bay Area he went on to obtain his Ph.D in Biochemistry at the University of California, Davis. After a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, San Diego he was excited to land a tenure track faculty position in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, just 40 miles from where he was born (Cheyenne, WY).

Dr. Laybourn has taught courses in genetics, cell biology and biochemistry from the freshman to graduate level for over 25 years. He currently conducts research in cancer biology, brewing biochemistry and how to improve learning outcomes in science courses at the college level in collaboration with faculty in the Department of Biology and Instructonal Designers in TILT.

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
Related Files:
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
Related Files:
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
Related Files:
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