Annual Science Education Open House
(CWSEI End-of-Year Event)

Monday April 13, 2015


All are welcome

Earth Sciences Building (ESB), 2207 Main Mall, UBC

Morning session (9:30–11:30am, ESB Room 1012)

9:30am - Warren Code
Annual overview of CWSEI activities and other initiatives in Faculty of Science

10:00am - Carl Wieman
New ideas for how to evaluate and improve your teaching

10:30am - Faculty panel
Teaching benefits and workloads during and after course transformations
Examples from Science faculty and their strategies for making teaching with new methods a sustainable and enjoyable practice.

Poster Session (11:30am–1:30pm, ESB Atrium, 1st floor)

Posters about teaching and learning projects from departments across the Faculty of Science.

Workshops (1:30–3:30pm, ESB rooms TBA)

Four sessions (2 times, 2 rooms), facilitated by Science Teaching & Learning Fellows:

1:30-2:30pm:
Facilitating discussion - from small groups to large classes
Getting the most out of demonstrations and videos in lectures & labs

2:30-3:30pm:
Collecting your own evidence to focus, improve, & document teaching effectiveness
Panel Discussion: Practical strategies to maximize productive engagement in class