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  SEPTEMBER 25, 2009 – Active and Collaborative Learning 8am – 4pm (see schedule below) Baxter Hood Center  Starla Ewan will present three unique presentations on the topic of Active and Collaborative Learning and host a Q&A session at the end of the day.    “I was so impressed with the wonderful teaching tips and student activities this speaker presented at the annual workshop for Nurse Aide Training Coordinators and Instructors on April 22, 2009. She was a dynamic speaker, held the audience on every word, and made it fun to learn such wonderful student engagement techniques.”   Linda Bolick York Tech, CE HHS  8:00 am – 8:15 am  Intro of CCSSE – An Explanation of how and what our data reveals about this benchmark 8:15‐10am Session I     Students are Not Pets, but They are Trainable (class strategies and teaching tips) 10:15am‐12pm Session II  Teaching Through the Backdoor (lesson plans) 12‐1pm   Lunch break 1‐2:45pm Session III   If These Students Would Only Study (students’ study skills) 3‐4pm    Q&A  To learn more about Ms. Ewan go to http://www.starlasteachtips.com/index.html.  ___________________________________________________________________________________ October 9, 2009 – Student Effort  Time: 9:30  ‐  11:00am         and 1:30  ‐  3:00pm  Room:  L‐113 E is for Effort‐‐‐‐  “What Role Does Faculty Play in Student Effort?”  We may sometimes ask ourselves if effort begets effort, if encouragement promotes effort, and if we ...

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SEPTEMBER25,2009ActiveandCollaborativeLearning8am4pm(seeschedulebelow)BaxterHoodCenterStarlaEwanwillpresentthreeuniquepresentationsonthetopicofActiveandCollaborativeLearningandhostaQ&Asessionattheendoftheday.“IwassoimpressedwiththewonderfulteachingtipsandstudentactivitiesthisspeakerpresentedattheannualworkshopforNurseAideTrainingCoordinatorsandInstructorsonApril22,2009.Shewasadynamicspeaker,heldtheaudienceoneveryword,andmadeitfuntolearnsuchwonderfulstudentengagementtechniques.”LindaBolickYorkTech,CEHHS8:00am8:15amIntroofCCSSEAnExplanationofhowandwhatourdatarevealsaboutthisbenchmark8:1510amSessionIStudentsareNotPets,butTheyareTrainable(classstrategiesandteachingtips)10:15am12pmSessionIITeachingThroughtheBackdoor(lessonplans)121pmLunchbreak12:45pmSessionIIIIfTheseStudentsWouldOnlyStudy(students’studyskills)34pmQ&ATolearnmoreaboutMs.Ewangotohttp://www.starlasteachtips.com/index.html.___________________________________________________________________________________ October9,2009StudentEffortTime:9:30 ‐11:00amand1:30 ‐3:00pmRoom:L113EisforEffort‐‐‐‐ “WhatRoleDoesFacultyPlayinStudentEffort?”Wemaysometimesaskourselvesifeffortbegetseffort,ifencouragementpromoteseffort,andifwe,asinstructors,acknowledgeeffort.Effortisapositivebehavior.DoweconsidersomeofthequestionsCSSEEasksaboutourstudents?Doourstudentssometimescometoclasswithoutcompletingthereading,attendatutoringsession,preparetwoorthreedrafts,readbooksforpersonalpleasure,orworkonprojectswhichrequireintegratingvarioussources?
Suchbehaviorsandeffortsdefinitelycontributetolearning,andwe,asinstructors,needtoofferourstudentstoolstohelpthemsucceed.ThebenchmarkonFriday,October9,focusesonStudentEffort.Followingafewanecdotes,questions,andstories,therewillbesomeroleplayingbydifferentinstructors,anexcerptfromaDeadPoets’Society,aswellasabreakoutsessioningroupstoexplorewhatwedoacrossthecurriculumwithstudenteffort.Aftertheconversations,wewillwrapuptheprogramwithsuggestionsandquestions.Foradditionalinformation,pleasecontactMarthaMacdonaldorGingerDewey.___________________________________________________________________________________ October23Student/FacultyInteraction“WoodstocktoWikis”LocationTBATime:9:00am11:00amRoleplaywithmultiageStudentFamily:55yearold;30yearold;19yearold9:00am9:15amIntroofCCSSEAnexplanationofhowandwhatourdatarevealsaboutthisbenchmark9:15am9:30amGeneralinformationwillbepresentedregardingthedifferentgenerationsandhowtheylearnandinteract;9:30am10:00amScenario1:Advisingroleplayusingamultiagefamily;willdiscusswaystodecreaseanxietyofthestudent;howtoprovideawelcomingenvironmentformeetingwiththestudents;howtobesupportoftheirvariouscareerdecisions;theimportanceofknowledgeofthecollege'ssupportserviceofthemembersofthestudentfamilywillbeaddressedaccordingtotheirlearningstylesandbackgrounds(Advisor:PatriciaHovis)10:00am ‐10:15amBreak10:15am10:45amScenario2:Studentfamilyattendclassroom;teacher:JohnMcGill;Johnwilldemonstratehowtointeractwithandteachtoamultiagegroupofstudentsintheclassroom;hewilladdresseachoftheirdifferentlearningstyles;hewilldemonstratetheimportanceoftheuseofappropriatelanguagewhenaddressingeachagegroup;DeniseEverywilladdresstheissuesofD2Lforstudentswithvariousbackgrounds10:45am11:00amSummaryandquestionandanswersegment;Facilitator:JaneFleischer___________________________________________________________________________________ StudentSuccessbyUniversalDesign:SupportforLearnersSallyScott,Ph.D.Friday,November6,20099am12noonHoodCenter
UniversalDesign(UD)isastandardofusabilityforeveryone.Bydefinition,UDisthecreationofproductsandenvironmentsmeanttobeusablebyallpeople,tothegreatestextentpossible,withouttheneedforadaptationorspecialization.TheintentofUDistosimplifylifeforeveryonebymakingproducts,communicationsandthebuiltenvironmentmoreusablebyasmanypeopleaspossibleatlittleornoextracost.
TrueUDisunobtrusive,eveninvisible.Ifyou'veeverbeenthroughanautomaticdoor,you'veexperiencedaversionofUniversalDesign.Aramporcurbcutisjustaswelcometosomeonewithababystrollerasitistosomeoneinawheelchair.
"We"havecreatedthehandicapanddisabilityformanypeople.Thehandicapisthestructureitself.Thedisabilitycomesfromdealingwithit.Inadditiontoaccessandinclusion,UDbringswithitanextramarginofsafety.However,UDisn'taboutrampsandgrabbars,althoughdevicessuchastheseremainnecessaryforassistance.
Participantsinthisworkshopwillexaminethewho,what,why,andhowofbringingUDtoourcampus.Promotinginclusivewaysofthinkingandactinginvolvescampuswidechangeandthusmaximizingsuccessforallstudents.TheworkshopwillbepresentedandfacilitatedbySallyScott,Ph.D.Dr.ScottistheDirectorofDisabilityServicesandAssociateProfessorofSpecialEducationatUniversityofMaryWashingtoninFredericksburg,VA.SheisthecodirectorofProjectLINC,athreeyearfederallyfundedprojecttocollaboratewithfacultyininfusingUniversalDesignforInstructioninforeignlanguageclassrooms.ShepreviouslyservedasthecodirectoroftheUniversalDesignforInstructionProjectattheUniversityofConnecticutandistheformereditoroftheJournalforPostsecondaryEducationandDisability.Herexpertiseandresearchinterestsincludetheareasofpostsecondarydisabilityservices,UniversalDesign,adolescentsandadultswithlearningdisabilities,transition,andonlineteachingandlearning.___________________________________________________________________________________ November20AcademicChallengeLocationTBATime:TBAOnthisbenchmarkFridayagroupofYorkTechnicalCollegefacultywilldiscussanddemonstratehowtheyincorporateacademicchallengeintothecoursestheyteach.TheCommunityCollegeSurveyofStudentEngagementdescribesacademicchallengeintermsthatarecomplementarytotheconceptsofcriticalthinking.Accordingly,theactivitiesonthisbenchmarkFridaywillhighlighthowthecollege’smodelofcriticalthinkingandthecorrespondingrubriccanbeusedinsupportoftheconceptassociatedwithacademicchallenge.Facultywillalsohaveopportunitiestoshareideasonotherapproachesthatcanbeutilizedtoaddressthisbenchmark.Specificdetailsonthetimesandlocationsofsessionswillbereleasedatalaterdate.