Project: Pedagogy+

Winter Faculty Professional Development

The Vilas A. Prabhu Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) and Instructional &Technology Support (I&TS) invite all faculty (pre-tenure, tenure, and part-time) to attend Pedagogy+ Workshop Winter 2022. 

Pedagogy+ Workshop Winter 2022 will be held Thursday January 13th, 2022.  

This half day pedagogy workshop centers around 1) practices faculty are currently using, and 2) adapting those practices to meet student digital literacy needs. To accomplish this, Pedagogy+ Winter 2022 will include both discussions and workshops, allowing for information and research sharing, peer and facilitator interactions, and work time. Pedagogy+ Winter 2022 is designed to help faculty remix practices for their classes Spring 2022. Bring your teaching practices, bring your syllabi, and bring your assignments. These discussions and workshops will help you plan your Spring 2022 courses, plan your student-engaged teaching practices, and plan your formative assessments. 

 

Goals

  • Engage through discussions about pedagogical approaches to facilitating digital literacy experiential learning  
  • Engage through discussion about pedagogical approaches to support student learning, and faculty pedagogical growth   
  • Apply or revise pedagogical approach to support student learning 
  • Develop meaningful student assessment and collect useful learning data  
  • Modality track: face-to-face modalities, multimodal modalities, asynchronous online modalities, specific to graduate level teaching 
  • Session Guides: 100 and 200 level courses, 300 and 400 level courses, graduate level courses 

Registration

Registration for this half-day pedagogy workshop will be limited. To register please use the following link: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=lDfskvC4k0-3M3owqKK1GyONRXS6LRJKve5O7HchttxUNU40QjRUWkhISjIwQ0NYQjYyNTdURlE3Vi4u

As part of registration faculty will be asked: 

  • Name and department 
  • The Spring 2022 course they would like to enhance with stronger assignments and better student learning 
  • Faculty interested in working toward Professional Development funds will be responsible for submitting (deliverables): 
  • Old and new syllabi for the course they’ve made changes to 
  • Redesigned Assignments 
  • Reflection on student impact in February, March, and May (in the form of a brief survey sent to you electronically)  
  • Faculty will be asked to submit syllabi, assignments, and reflections. The syllabi and assignments will be used to understand the impact of faculty professional development to inform the collaborations of the Center for Academic Excellence and Instructional Design. The surveys will be used to share results of faculty professional development with Deans, the Provost, and the President 
  • The modality of the Spring 2022 course they will be working on 
  • The modality they plan to attend (face-to-face on campus OR via zoom) 

Before registering, please see the full schedule below for the modalities and topics covered. Registrants will be notified, and materials distributed by December 15th. Reminders will be sent in early January 2022.  

Deliverables

Faculty will be notified by December 13th of their participation. All participants are expected to: 

  • Complete the reading, skeletal notes, and discussions. All participants are expected to respond to each discussion, and reply to 2 peers by the due date.  
    • Discussion #1 due by December 26th  
    • Discussion #2 due by January 9th  
  • Attend Pedagogy+ Sessions 
    • Face-to-face attendees: 
      • Join us for Coffee and Donuts followed by a face-to-face discussion of the Boyer reading (8:30-10am)
      • Select and attend a Discussion and Workshop (10:15-11:15am)
      • Select and attend a Discussion and Workshop (11:30-12:30)
    • Online attendees
      • Select and attend a Discussion and Workshop (10:15-11:15am)
        • Zoom links for each room will be shared with online attendees. Multimodal participation is expected.
      • Select and attend a Discussion and Workshop (11:30-12:30)
        • Zoom links for each room will be shared with online attendees. Multimodal participation is expected. 
  • Submit electronic Pedagogy+ Self-Evaluation (form will be emailed to participating faculty)
    • Due by Friday January 14th, 2022 
  • Submit pre-Pedagogy+ syllabus and post-Pedagogy+ syllabus (upload in D2L)
    • Due by Friday January 21st, 2022 
  • Submit pre-Pedagogy+ syllabus and post-Pedagogy+ assignment (upload in D2L)
    • Due by Monday February 7th, 2022 
  • Submit electronic Week 3 Check-in Self-Evaluation (form will be emailed to participating faculty)
    • Due by Monday February 7th, 2022 
  • Submit electronic Midsemester Check-in Self-Evaluation (form will be emailed to participating faculty)
    • Due by Monday March 21st, 2022 
  • Submit electronic End of Semester Check-in Self-Evaluation (form will be emailed to participating faculty)
    • Due by Monday May 9th, 2022 

Faculty-participants who complete all the deliverables outlined above will be eligible for $200 in professional development funds. Professional development funds will be available during Fall 2022 to ensure time for fund spending.  

Faculty-participants may choose breakout rooms (attending either face-to-face or online) based on the modality they are most interested in building teaching and learning skills. Faculty are invited to access and use the notes most appropriate to their class or classes (100-200, 300-400, graduate). 

Sessions will not be recorded, synchronous participation is expected of all participants. 

Structure

 

 

 

 

 

Monday December 13th - Wednesday 

December 22nd  

Pre-Pedagogy+ Skeletal Notes and Discussion #1 

Read: 

·         Assessment building readings 

Thursday December 

23rd - Sunday January 9th 

Pre-Pedagogy+ Skeletal Notes and Discussion #2 

Read: 

·         Skeletal notes readings 

Monday January 10th - Wednesday January 12th  

Pre-Pedagogy+ Skeletal Notes 

Read: 

·         Boyer readings 

Thursday January 13th 

Pedagogy+ Half-Day Event 

Session Title 

Session Goal 

 

8:30-9am 

Coffee and Donuts 

Open Discussion in McComsey for face-to-face attendees 

 

9-10am 

Facilitated Discussion 

 

Facilitation Panel (tentative): 

President Wubah 

University Provost  

College Deans 

Director of CAE 

University Instructional Design 

Whole group facilitated discussion (in McComsey for

face-to-face attendees). 

 

Discussion based on the Boyer Pre-Pedagogy+

 readings. 

10:15-11:15am 

Discussion and Workshop 

Includes multimodal zoom participation. 

 

Room 1: Supporting Student Note Taking: 

Face-to-face courses 

 

Room 2: Supporting Student Note Taking: Online Asynchronous Courses 

 

Room 3: Supporting Student Note Taking: 

Multimodal Courses 

 

11:30-12:30 

Discussion and Workshop 

Includes multimodal zoom participation. 

Room 1: Building Meaningful Assessments: 

Face-to-face Courses 

 

Room 2: Building Meaningful Assessments: Online Asynchronous Courses 

 

Room 3: Building Meaningful Assessments: 

Multimodal Courses 

 

Project Pedagogy+ Design Team

Winter 2022

Dr. A Nicole Pfannenstiel, CAE Coordinator, Associate Professor of English

Ms. Marie Firestone, Instructional Support Specialist, I&TS

Mr. Matt Fox, Instructional Designer, I&TS

 

Last Year

Winter 2021

Dr. A Nicole Pfannenstiel,CAE Coordinator, Assistant Professor of English

Professor Michele Santamaria, Learning Design Librarian, Assistant Professor McNairy Library

Ms. Marie Firestone, Instructional Support Specialist, I&TS

Mr. Matt Fox, Instructional Designer, I&TS

 

Pedogogy+ winter 2021 included 18 discussion and workshop sessions with 83 participants! The successful design from Winter 2021 is informing Winter 2022 design, which will include longer follow-up, and support for classroom assessment to support faculty needs.