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Monday, February 17, 2020

The Spark 335 (and Videoconference)

The Teaching Innovation Forum is an opportunity to engage with your colleagues on addressing common classroom challenges. Learn about the small changes some WSU faculty are making to facilitate big impacts in their students’ learning experiences. Throughout the forum, there will be designated time to participate, review, discuss, and brainstorm strategies for your class!

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Teaching Innovation Forum


Schedule of Discussion

Are Students Really Reading the Web Pages I Direct Them To?

9-9:50 a.m.
Presented by Lorena O’English
Library, Social Science, Pullman 

My students just want to get the grade and get out. How can I generate interest for a topic they don’t see value in?

10-10:50 a.m.
Presented by Dr. Michael M. Morgan
Professor, College of Psychology, Vancouver

Let’s Make Your Syllabus Accessible

11-11:50 a.m.
Presented by Wendy Steele
Accessible Technology Manager, AOI, Pullman


Lunch On Your Own

Noon–12:55 p.m.


Future Faculty Spotlight: How do I Promote Equity in Group Work?

1–1:25 p.m.

Presented by Ali Asiri
PhD Candidate Student, College of Education, Pullman

I Worked So Hard Preparing This Lesson, But My Students Don’t Seem To Be Interested…

1:30–2:20 p.m.

Presented by Dr. Dale Fortin
Faculty, Neuroscience, Vancouver

My Students Arrive to Each Class Meeting, So Unprepared!

2:30-2:55 p.m.

Presented by Dr. Soobin Seo
Assistant Professor, Hospitality Business Management, Everett

How Do I Transform My Passion and Expertise into Classroom Activities?

3-3:50 p.m.

Presented by Corrie Wilder
Director, Marketing & Communications, Edward R Murrow College of Communication, Everett