TILT Summer Conference Program: 2017

HIGH-IMPACT EDUCATIONAL PRACTICES INTERSECT WITH THE SCIENCE OF LEARNING

Wednesday, May 17

8:30

NETWORKING | CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
Ballroom D

9:15

PLENARY SESSION | WELCOME ADDRESS
Alan LambornBallroom D

10:00

CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS

 

Introducing Departmental Action Teams
Presenters: Karen Falkenberg, Jennifer Todd, Pam Coke, Linda Nagel, and Tony Maciejewski —TILT, English, Forestry & Rangeland Services, and Electrical & Computer Engineering Ballroom D

 

Increasing Student Engagement and Incentivizing Close Reading with Hidden Gems
Presenter: Nancy Henke, EnglishLSC 308

 

Using Screen Sharing Software to Increase the Communication of Ideas in the Classroom
Presenter: Dr. Dean Hendrickson, Clinical SciencesLSC 310

 

Communicating with students through Blogs

Presenter: Peter Harris, Political ScienceLSC 312

 

Tools and Approaches for Engaging Students through Active Learning and Socio-Scientific Issues
Presenter: Paul Laybourn, Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyLSC 322

11:00

CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS

 

An overview of a non-evaluative and quantitative digital tool for supporting peer observations of teaching
Presenter: Andrew West, CVMBS Dean's OfficeLSC 308

 

Facilitating self-awareness skills in the classroom and improving emotional intelligence
Presenter: Natalie Perkins, Occupational TherapyLSC 310

 

Mentoring and evaluating teaching effectiveness
Presenter: Matt Hickey, Health and Exercise SciencesLSC 312

 

Implementing deeply immersive, experiential learning in higher education at a large public university: A Progress Report from the English Dept. and the School of Global Environmental Sustainability
Presenters: Paul Cawood Hellmund, Louann Reid, Kristie Yelinek, and Katie Flint—English, School of Global Environmental Sustainability, and the CSU Career CenterLSC 322

12:00

LUNCH BREAK
Ballroom D

1:00

CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS

 

Using an electronic polling system to support student engagement
Presenter: Dr. Diana Hassel and Dr. Frank Garry, Clinical SciencesLSC 308

 

Information Processing: Instructional Strategies that support Brain Research
Presenter: Jennifer Todd, TILTLSC 310

 

Beyond iClickers: Engaging a class using enhanced classroom response technology and learning assistants
Presenter: Kevin Lear, Electrical and Computer EngineeringLSC 312

 

Using Undergraduate Learning Assistants to Promote Student Engagement in a STEM Course
Presenter: Jennifer McLean, Microbiology, Immunology and PathologyLSC 322

2:00

CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS

 

Teaching and Assessing Skills and Dispositions for Democracy in the 21st Century
Presenter: Dr. Karen Rowe and Dr. Elizabeth Urban, School of EducationLSC 308
(NOTE: Double Session: 2:00 — 3:50pm)

 

Using Lego's for In-class Interactive Learning
Presenter: Daniel W. Baker and Stephanie Pilkington, Civil & Environmental EngineeringLSC 310

 

Helping students understand their success perspectives and enhance their effort
Presenter: Karen Falkenberg, TILTLSC 312

 

Mindfulness meditation in the classroom
Presenter: Asa Ben-Hur, Computer ScienceLSC 322

3:00

CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS

 

Teaching and Assessing Skills and Dispositions for Democracy in the 21st Century
Presenter: Dr. Karen Rowe and Dr. Elizabeth Urban, School of EducationLSC 308
(NOTE: Double Session: 2:00 — 3:50pm)

 

Imagine the Possibilities - Preparing students to Participate in Student-centered Activities using Adaptive Courseware
Presenter: Tonya Buchan, Stan Kruse and Jennifer Todd, TILTLSC 310

 

Stimulating Students through Simulation: How to Develop and Execute Successful In-class Simulations
Presenter: Dr. Allison White, Political ScienceLSC 312

 

Write, Critique, Reflect: High Impact Practices for Reflective Learning
Presenter: Jenny Morse and Theresa Wernimont, ManagementLSC 322

Thursday, May 18

8:30

NETWORKING | CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
Ballroom D

9:00

PLENARY SESSION | KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Dr. Candace Thille | StanfordBallroom D

10:00

CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS

 

Using the Canvas "Quiz Statistics" feature to evaluate and strengthen your exams
Presenter: Andrew West, CVMBS Dean's OfficeLSC 304

 

Reflections on a pilot ePortfolio project in a 200 level Computer Informations Systems course
Presenters: Candace Ryder, Diane Miller and Dr. Thomas SillerLSC 306

 

Adaptive Learning as a Tool to Build Content Mastery

Presenter: Karen Gebhardt, EconomicsLSC 312

 

CSU's Learning Analytic Projects and Student Success
Presenters: Gwen Gorzelsky, Laura Jensen, and James FolkestadLSC 322

11:00

CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS

 

CANDACE THILLE WORKSHOP
Presenter: Dr. Candace ThilleBallroom D

 

Providing Analytics to Faculty: Dashboards, Metacognition, and More
Presenters: Sean Burns, José Luis Suárez García, and Karen GebhardtLSC 304

 

Student Course Surveys: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Presenter: Matt Hickey, Health and Exercise ScienceLSC 306

 

The Vertically-Integrated Projects (VIP) Program: Integrating Undergraduate Education and Graduate Research & how to become a VIP team at CSU
Presenters: Dr. Thomas Siller, Candace Ryder, Anna Pfohl—Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer Information Systems, GeosciencesLSC 312

12:00

LUNCH BREAK
Ballroom D

12:30

PLENARY SESSION | KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Dale Johnson | Arizona StateBallroom D

1:30

PLENARY SESSION WORKSHOP (2 HOURS)
Dale JohnsonLSC 322