This is a five part teaching strategies faculty summer seminar “Powering the 21st Century Student” starting in July. The purpose of the seminar is to provide a cohort of ten TAMIU faculty members with the opportunity to explore the integration of technology and innovative teaching pedagogies to engage the students of the 21st century.
The summer seminar will explore how to implement a variety of instructional strategies to improve academic success in millennial students by:
Integrating technology and active learning in large classes.
Creating an engaging environment in flipped and blended courses.
Becoming more systematic in assessment planning and implementation.
Faculty members participating will receive a stipend of $500 for attending ALL five half-day workshops on July 11th, 18th, 25th, Aug 1st, 8th. An additional stipend of $1,000 will be given to summer seminar members for implementing the learned strategies in a course and completing all program activities in the fall 2014 or spring 2015. The activities consist of developing a 30 minute sessions for transfer students on how to become effective learners and writing a course evaluation based on the strategies implemented by the end of the semester.
This seminar is open to all TAMIU faculty (preference will be given to tenured and tenure track faculty and full time instructors). Please send a 500 word narrative highlighting your interest in the seminar by 5:00 pm on Monday, March 31, 2014. For more information and application form, please go to: