Spring 2018 Schedule of Events
USNA's Third Annual Teaching and Learning Conference, 15-17 May, 2018, 0900-1600
Morning Keynotes followed by concurrent sessions
Have you recently tried something in class that worked so well you would like to share it with others?
Are you doing research in the area of teaching and learning that you would like to present?
Is there a topic you would like to organize a panel to address?
Is there a book or article on which you would like to lead a discussion?
Would you like to include midshipmen in a presentation or discussion about pedagogy?
- Flipping the Classroom
- Alternatives to Lecture
- Navy 101: What's Going On in Bancroft Hall and the Fleet?
- Creating and Using Rubrics: Grading Faster and Consistently The Case for (and Against) Active Learning
Register for the Conference: https://goo.gl/forms/sdknWZ8pFJq3AiWT2 (Note: USNA Login Required)
Proposals can be submitted to:https://goo.gl/forms/
Submission guidelines (also located on the submission form):
- Title of Session
- A brief (one paragraph) description of the session, including session goals.
- Special needs in terms of room or technology (beyond computer and projector)
Daily Brown Bags, 1200-1300, Mahan 220
Sign up at: https://www.usna.edu/CTL/brownbags.php.
Every weekday from noon-1:00, the Center for Teaching and Learning will be hosting brown bags. Bring your lunch, and join us!
Technology Workshops, Mondays-Thursdays, January 23 - April 26, 2018, 1530-1700, Mahan 220
Sign up at: https://goo.gl/forms/FQDZesVvji2Vo5t23 (Note: USNA Login Required)
The CTL offers daily workshops for USNA faculty/staff on Blackboard and other often used software packages.
Effective Chairing, 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, 1530-1630, Rickover 301
Informal and confidential discussion of topics facing chairs from evaluation to organizing administrative work. Chairs share challenges and solutions as well as hear presentations on emerging issues.
Leadership in Higher Education
A monthly discussion group for Senior Professors and other administrators.
FACT - Formative Analysis of Classroom Teaching, October 2- November 17, 2017 and February- April 13, 2018
Sign up at: https://goo.gl/forms/oIiOtTIzfeH2g4HH2
Every semester between 6 and 12 weeks
- Request mid-semester feedback on one of your classes—strictly confidential: no records kept or reports made. Watch your email for more details and a call for requests.
It's just Coffee
Sign up at: https://goo.gl/forms/Z14DENjRFQiIikfm1
Would you like to sit in on a class in another department or division? We’ll pair you up with a colleague. After you’ve sat in on one another’s class, we’ll treat you to coffee so you can talk about teaching. No notes or records kept—It’s Just Coffee.