2017-2019 Gateways-ND Cohort

Members of the 2017-2019 Gateways-ND Cohort and the NDSU campus community may find updated information about what is happening with the 2017-2019 Gateways-ND Cohort. If you have any questions about the Gateways-ND program, please contact the Office of Teaching and Learning at 701-231-7015.

 

Schedule

List of Cohort Members

 

 


 

Schedule

A schedule of cohort related activities is being created. Important dates and deadlines will be added as they are scheduled. All workshops are required for members of this Gateways-ND cohort. Please scroll to the bottom of the schedule for current and upcoming events as the schedule is listed in order by date of activity.

 

JANUARY 3 & 4, 2018 // SUPPORTING STUDENTS (AND EACH OTHER!) // Gateways-ND First Workshop // A. Glenn Hill Center
PLEASE bring a syllabus from a course you teach. 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2018
8 to 8:30 a.m. - LIGHT BREAKFAST // A. Glenn Hill 330

8:30 to 9 a.m. - INTRO: GETTING TO KNOW EACH OTHER (SIT WITH FLCS) // A. Glenn Hill 300 // Paul Kelter
• Learn about workshop goals.
• Learn about Gateways' outcomes.

9 to 11:45 a.m. - EVIDENCE-DRIVEN PLANNING// A. Glenn Hill 300 // Erika Offerdahl
• Learn about key evidence in support of active learning pedagogies.
• Experience student-centered instructional approaches that align with the evidence. 
• Apply the literature to your individual teaching contexts.

11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - LUNCH // A. Glenn Hill 330

12:30 to 2 p.m. - YOUR CLASSROOM NICHE...SURVIVING OR THRIVING? // A. Glenn Hill 300 // Bill McLaughlin
• Develop strategies for effective classroom discussion and active learning.

2 to 3 p.m. - BACKWARD DESIGN PART 1 // A. Glenn Hill 300 // Stacy Duffield + Lisa Montplaisir + Jeremy Penn 
• Focus on terminology and the basics of goal-focused instructional design.
• Work with FLC peers to apply concepts.

3 to 3:30 p.m. - WRAP-UP // A. Glenn Hill 300

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 4, 2018

8 to 8:30 a.m. - LIGHT BREAKFAST // A. Glenn Hill 330 
8:30 to 9:30 a.m. - BACKWARD DESIGN GOAL SETTING // A. Glenn Hill 300
• Walk through an example of backward design. 
• Set personal goals for Gateways using backward design. 

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. - WORK TIME (SIT WITH FLCS) // A. Glenn Hill 300

10:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. - BACKWARD DESIGN PART 2 // A. Glenn Hill 300
• Learn how to align assessments with course goals and session objectives. 

12 to 1 p.m. - LUNCH // A. Glenn Hill 330

1 to 2 p.m. - WORK TIME // A. Glenn Hill 300 
• Work on aligning assessments with course goals and session objectives.

2 to 3 p.m. - INTRO TO COPUS // A. Glenn Hill 300 // Lisa Montplaisir + Rebecca Davidson Reichenbach
• Describe the role(s) of COPUS in Gateways and beyond. 
• Learn how to read and interpret your COPUS information. 

3 - 3:30 p.m. - CLOSING SESSION AND EVALUATIONS // A. Glenn Hill 240 // Mark Hanson + Jill Motschenbacher

 

MAY 16 - 17, 2018 // BUILDING INSTRUCTIONAL STRENGTH // Gateways-ND Second Workshop // A. Glenn Hill Center 

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2018

8 to 8:30 a.m. - LIGHT BREAKFAST // A. Glenn Hill 334

8:30 to 10:30 a.m. - FACILITATING DISCUSSIONS // A. Glenn Hill 300 // Jay Howard
• What the research says
• Engaging students to increase learning.
• Strategies for any type of classroom.

10:50 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - DISCUSSIONS AND GETTING STUDENTS TO READ // A. Glenn Hill 300 // Jay Howard
• Increasing meaningful participation and learning.
• Making class time productive.

12:30 to 1:15 p.m. - LUNCH // A. Glenn Hill 334 

1:15 to 2:30 p.m. - COPUS // A. Glenn Hill 300 // Rebecca Davidson Reichenbach
• Analyze results from Copus observation data
• Reflect on goals set in January

2:45 to 3:15 p.m. - WRAP-UP // A. Glenn Hill 300 // Paul Kelter

 

THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018

8 to 8:30 a.m. - LIGHT BREAKFAST // A. Glenn Hill 334 

8:30 to 10:00 a.m. - FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT TO IMPROVE TEACHING AND LEARNING // A. Glenn Hill 300 // Jenni Momsen
• How can we generate formative assessment prompts to reveal student thinking? 
• How do we respond to formative assessment to improve the learning experience?
• How can we use formative assessment to improve our own teaching?

10:15 to 11:45 a.m. - FLC WORK TIME // A. Glenn Hill 300
• Assessment rounds (see handout for procedures)

11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - LUNCH // A. Glenn Hill 334

1:30 to 3 p.m. - FACILITATING GROUP WORK // A. Glenn Hill 300 // Steve Beck
• Consider utilities of group work for college classrooms
• Review advantages and disadvantages of teamwork
• Examine successful group work strategies

3 to 3:30 p.m. - WRAP-UP + EVALUATIONS // A. Glenn Hill 240 // Jared Ladbury
• Upload syllabus and assessment if you have not already done so.

 

AUGUST 14 - 15, 2018 // Gateways-ND Workshop Series 

SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 // Gateways-ND Pedagogical Talk with Q & A Session with Jacques Berlinerblau, Ph.D.// 12 to 1 p.m. 

JANUARY 2 - 3, 2019 // SUPPORTING STUDENTS (AND EACH OTHER!)  //  Gateways-ND Fourth Workshop  // View pdf of workshop schedule.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2019

8 to 8:30 a.m. - LIGHT BREAKFAST // A. Glenn Hill 234

8:30 to 9 a.m. - FLC ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS // A. Glenn Hill 234
• How do we support each other?
• What do you do to support colleagues?

9 to 10:30 a.m. - GENERATING COLLEAGUE AND ADMINISTRATION SUPPORT FOR TEACHING AS A PROFESSIONAL IMPERATIVE // A. Glenn Hill 234 // Carrie Anne Platt
• Promoting departmental buy-in and unifying efforts to drive change.
• Recognizing teachers for professional advancement.

10:30 to 10:45 a.m. - BREAK  

10:45 to 11:45 a.m. - PANEL ON GATEWAYS AND PTE  // A. Glenn Hill 234 // Rebecca Davidson Reichenbach + Cohort 1 & 2 members
• How they’ve used COPUS results and written in PTE file

11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - LUNCH // A. Glenn Hill 234

12:30 to 2:45 p.m. - 50 YEARS OF SUPPORTING STUDENTS // A. Glenn Hill 300 // Bill McLaughlin
• Strategies for helping students feel welcome and supported.

2:45 to 3:15 p.m. - FLC-BASED DISCUSSION: HOW DO WE, AND CAN WE, BEST SUPPORT STUDENTS? WHAT DO YOU DO TO SUPPORT STUDENTS? // A. Glenn Hill 300 

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, 2019

8 to 8:30 a.m. - LIGHT BREAKFAST // A. Glenn Hill 334 

8:30 to 10:20 a.m. - BREAKOUT SESSIONS (CHOOSE TWO)
• Teaching Large Lecture // A. Glenn Hill 300  //  Jessica Striker
• Incorporating (Small) Writing Across the Curriculum  // A. Glenn Hill 326  //  Melissa Vosen Callens
• Supporting International Students  // A. Glenn Hill 330  //  Enrico Sassi

10:20 to 10:30 a.m. - BREAK

10:30 to 11:15 a.m. - SUPPORTING STUDENTS VIA GROWTH MINDSET // A. Glenn Hill 234 // Casey Peterson, director of Student Support Services
• Understanding the growth mindset
• Using growth mindset to foster student growth

11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - SUPPORTING AND INCLUDING ALL STUDENTS // A. Glenn Hill 234 // Jennifer Erickson, Disability Services
• Learn how to support and include students through interactive case studies.

12:30 to 1:30 p.m. - LUNCH // A. Glenn Hill 234

1:30 to 3 p.m. - TEACHING TOOLBOX: GALLERY OF ACTIVITIES // A. Glenn Hill 234
• Post cards to fill out
• Gallery walk around
• Viewers/tellers

3 to 3:15 p.m. - WRAP-UP  //  A. Glenn Hill 234

 

AUGUST 21 & 22, 2019 // Gateways-ND Workshop Series 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2019

8 to 8:30 a.m. - LIGHT BREAKFAST // A. Glenn Hill 326

8:30 to 9 a.m. - ALL-GROUP DISCUSSION: WHAT DO WE MEAN BY “LEADERSHIP IN TEACHING AND LEARNING?”  // A. Glenn Hill 326  //  Paul Kelter

9 to 9:50 a.m. - PANEL: THE RANGE OF LEADERSHIP IN TEACHING ON THE NDSU CAMPUS  // A. Glenn Hill 326 //  Loren Baranko + Carrie Anne Platt + Brandy Randall + Jessica Striker
• The drive for learning more about teaching (and learning) shouldn’t stop after their Gateways sessions are finished.
• How can we empower our Gateways colleagues to become leaders for teaching in their fields and share what they have learned from Gateways with others. 

10 to 10:30 a.m. - ACTIVE LEARNING IN THE CLASSROOM #1  //  Dominic Fischer 
• Using Google Classroom, and/or learner movement during class time. 

10:30 to 11:30 a.m. - CO-TEACHING  // A. Glenn Hill 326 //  Amy Werremeyer + Rebecca Brynjulson + Natasha Petry  
• Describe two planning steps to use prior to a course to promote successful co-teaching. 
• Describe two strategies to implement during the semester for successful co-teaching. 

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - LUNCH // A. Glenn Hill 326

ACTIVE LEARNING SESSIONS - 10 - MINUTE BREAKS AT THE END OF EACH SESSION 

12:30 to 1 p.m. - ACTIVE LEARNING IN THE CLASSROOM #2  // A. Glenn Hill 326 // Gursimran Walia
• Active learning and Gamification in Cyberlearning 

1:10 to 1:40 p.m. - ACTIVE LEARNING IN THE CLASSROOM #3  // A. Glenn Hill 326 // Birgit Pruess
• Microbiology Active Learning Exercise Example
• Learn about a successful active learning exercise used in a variety of microbiology courses, including bacterial physiology, ecology, or systems biology.

1:50 to 2:20 p.m. - ACTIVE LEARNING IN THE CLASSROOM #4  // A. Glenn Hill 326 // David Westerman
• Increasing class discussion via think-pair-share 

2:30 to 3 p.m. - ACTIVE LEARNING IN THE CLASSROOM #5  // A. Glenn Hill 326 // Kimberly Booth
• Teaching the Controversy
• Why is it important to discuss the things that are most uncomfortable? 
• How can we teach controversy effectively? 

3 to 3:15 p.m. - WRAP-UP. WHERE HAVE WE BEEN? WHERE ARE WE GOING. // A. Glenn Hill 326  //  Anna Semanko 

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 22, 2019

8 to 8:30 a.m. - LIGHT BREAKFAST // A. Glenn Hill 326 

ACTIVE LEARNING SESSIONS - 10 - MINUTE BREAKS AT THE END OF EACH SESSION 

8:30 to 9 a.m. - ACTIVE LEARNING IN THE CLASSROOM #6  // A. Glenn Hill 326 // Jessica Striker
• The low-key flipped classroom 
• I’ll share some strategies for implementing a flipped classroom without recording videos (or otherwise doing a lot of extra work). The key for me has been requiring consistent individual and/or team deliverables from students both outside and during class. 

9:10 to 9:40 a.m. - ACTIVE LEARNING IN THE CLASSROOM #7  // A. Glenn Hill 326 // Aaron Daigh
• Jigsaw puzzle 
• Briefly describe what a Jigsaw Puzzle activity is. 
• Jigsaw activity: Jigsaw related to Hurricane Maria or another recent one from class. 
• Briefly describe how this activity gives students the opportunity to analyze, evaluate, and create within groups using topics that will likely be more engaging and memorable. 

9:50 to 10:20 a.m. - ACTIVE LEARNING IN THE CLASSROOM #8  // A. Glenn Hill 326 // Matt Salafia
• Gamification
• This session will look at the benefits and challenges of course gamification based on experience.
• This session will also ask participants to consider how to apply gamification strategies such as immediate feedback, short, mid-and long-range goal setting, collaboration, problem based learning, etc. to their courses. 

10:30 to 11 a.m. - ACTIVE LEARNING IN THE CLASSROOM #9  // A. Glenn Hill 326 // Ben Laabs
• Engaging students in large classes through active learning
• Benefits of engaging students in large classes through active learning; examples from a 300-student lecture.
• Tips and examples for doing active learning, with and without a classroom response system.
• Managing grading of active learning exercises (it can be done). 

11:10 to 11:40 a.m. - ACTIVE LEARNING IN THE CLASSROOM #10  // A. Glenn Hill 326 // Maxx Kureczko
• Remediation for Student Success
• Explore formal and informal methods to get students caught up for your course.
• Examine data to show how remediation can improve engagement, performance on assessments, student understanding, and course DFW rates.
• Discuss how you can employ strategies to fill in the gaps from prerequisite courses. 

11:50 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. - LUNCH  //  A. Glenn Hill 326

12:50 to 1:15 p.m. - RECAPITULATION - WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED FROM THE 10 PRESENTATIONS?  // A. Glenn Hill 326 // All Cohort 

1:15 to 2:45 p.m. - USING YOUR VOICE: ADVOCACY FOR STUDENTS AND THEIR LEARNING  // A. Glenn Hill 326 // Anne Kelsch
• How do we most effectively advocate for learners in our classrooms and programs? In this conversation we’ll consider faculty values and attitudes around students and learning, and how we as teachers can lead campus culture to better support all students in their learning. 

2:45 to 3:15 p.m. - CLOSING BOTTOM LINES, EVALUATIONS, JOURNAL ENTRIES  // A. Glenn Hill 326  //  Anna Semanko

 

 


Cohort Members

Dilpreet Bajwa
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering

 

Marc Bauer
Associate Professor
Animal Science
Erika Berg
Associate Professor
Animal Science
Otto Borchert
Lecturer
Computer Science
Carole Butcher
Doctoral Graduate Teaching Assistant
English
Stephanie Day
Assistant Professor
Geosciences
Josef Dorfmeister
Associate Professor
Mathematics
Dominic Fischer
Assistant Professor
Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Charlott Greub
Assistant Professor
Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Jeanne Hageman
Associate Professor
Modern Languages
Carrie Hammer
Associate Professor
Animal Science
Xinhua Jia
Assistant Professor
Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Jiha Kim
Assistant Professor
Biological Sciences
Maxx Kureczko
Lecturer
Mathematics
Benjamin Laabs
Assistant Professor
Geosciences
Marketa Marvanova
Associate Professor
Pharmacy Practice
Keerthi Nawarathna
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Jack Norland
Associate Professor
School of Natural Resource Science
Becky Oliver
Assistant Professor of Practice
Plant Sciences
Candace Philbrick
Senior Lecturer
Human Development and Family Science
Mohiuddin Quadir
Assistant Professor
Coatings and Polymers
Rachel Richman
Senior Lecturer
Microbiological Sciences
Florin Salajan
Associate Professor
School of Education
Indranil SenGupta
Assistant Professor
Mathematics
Malini Srivastava
Assistant Professor
Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Anuradha Vegi
Assistant Professor of Practice
Plant Sciences
Cheryl Wachenheim
Professor
Agribusiness and Applied Economics
Ann Werlinger
Senior Lecturer
Human Development and Family Science
Ravi Kiran Yellavajjala
Assistant Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Yao Yu
Assistant Professor
Construction Management and Engineering

Qifeng Zhang
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering

 

 

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