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Your WSU colleagues have some exciting ideas to share! Hear from a panel about successful implementation of simple changes to make a big impact. Every Faculty Panel will include perspectives of varying disciplines and offer a 30-minute open lab following the workshop for you to incorporate panel ideas into your own course. 

All sessions are available virtually, in CUE 512 (Pullman campus), or via videoconference at all WSU sites. 

Lunch or snacks will be provided for Pullman attendees. 

certificate icon Attend both the faculty-led workshop and its Create and Apply workshop to earn an AOI Teaching Series Certificate!

Produce. Learn. Achieve. Network.

August 29, 2019
12:10 p.m.-1:00 p.m. with optional lab 1:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Award-winning faculty panel who will provide participants the opportunity to outline a personal success plan and network with colleagues.

Faculty Panel

Jason Porter
Excellence in Online Teaching Award Recipient
Accounting, Pullman

Rebecca Cooney
Oaks Academic Technology Award Recipient
Communication, Pullman

Renee Petersen
President’s Distinguished Teaching Award Recipient
Civil and Environmental Engineering, Pullman

Preparing Students for Success

September 10, 2019
12:10 p.m.-1:00 p.m. with optional lab 1:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Explore strategies to prepare your students to engage with their materials in a meaningful and purposeful way. Topics covered in this Faculty Panel include:

  • Motivating students to come to class prepared
  • Using rubrics to communicate clear expectations
  • Getting students to get the takeaways from your syllabus

Faculty Panel

Anna Plemons 
English-DTC, Tri-Cities

Janet Peters
Psychology, Tri-Cities

Samantha Gizerian
Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience, College of Veterinary Medicine, Pullman

Create and Apply: Work with LI team members to implement these strategies in your own course.
Join us on September 24! (Participants can attend either event or both.)

Building an Environment of Success

October 17, 2019
12:10 p.m.-1:00 p.m. with optional lab 1:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Explore a variety of methods to engage, interact with, and assess a diverse set of learners. Topics covered in this Faculty Panel include:

  • Expression: Providing varying opportunities to show mastery
  • Engagement: Motivating your learners in multiple ways
  • Representation: Presenting information in different formats
  • Achievement: Making learning outcomes attainable to all learners

Faculty Panel

Joy Egbert 
Teaching and Learning, Pullman

Sara Petersen
Teaching and Learning, Special Education Program, Pullman

Tom Tripp
Management, Information Systems and Entrepreneurship, Vancouver

Create and Apply: Work with LI team members to implement these strategies in your own course.
Join us on October 31! (Participants can attend either event or both.)

Using Group Work Effectively

November 6, 2019
12:10 p.m.-1:00 p.m. with optional lab 1:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Learn ways to incorporate collaborative group work that maximizes productivity and efficiency. Topics covered in this Faculty Panel include:

  • Set up: Purpose, forming groups, and communicating expectations
  • Monitoring and facilitating
  • Follow-Up: Assessments and reflections

Faculty Panel

Clif Stratton 
History, Pullman

Jennifer Robinson
Pharmacy, Spokane

Create and Apply: Work with LI team members to implement these strategies in your own course.
Join us on November 20! (Participants can attend either event or both.)