In-Person Meetings

Upcoming:


 Thursday, Sept. 28 – Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017

TRESTLE Annual Meeting and Course Transformation Institute

University of Indiana, Bloomington, Indiana

 

Virtual Meetings

Upcoming:


Brown Bag Discussions

September 7th, 2017 from 12-1 pm Central time: “Using Action Research to

Improve Undergraduate STEM Teaching” led by Emily Bonner, University of

Texas San Antonio

To join this meeting, click this link at the scheduled time: https://kansas.zoom.us/j/349954201

We encourage all attendees to contribute to the meeting by presenting some of our your own work on course transformation. Contribution formats include:

1. Posters – Describe changes you and/or colleagues made to one or more courses and outcomes for student learning

2. Quick Hits – Share a favorite active learning strategy, activity, assignment or assessment (10 minutes each, with potential for follow up online brownbag)

3. Mini-Workshops – Facilitiate (or co-facilitate) a mini-workshop or demonstration on a topic of interest to you and TRESTLE colleagues.

 

Questions? Contact TRESTLE Program Manager, Blair Schneider, at bensonbe@ku.edu.

Past In-Person Meetings:

October 20 – 22, 2016

TRESTLE Annual Meeting and Course Transformation Institute

University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

January 21 – 23, 2016

TRESTLE Launch Meeting

University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

Past Colloquia:

April 24, 2017: Queen’s University Colloquium

Presenters: Bei Cai, Teaching Fellow
Department of Physics, Deena Salem,
Teaching Fellow in Electrical and
Computer Engineering, Natalie
Simper, Project coordinator

March 27, 2017: KU Physics Highlights (Force Concept Inventories and Classroom Demonstrations)

Presenter: Chris Bruner, Teaching Fellow in the KU Department of Physics and Astronomy

Past Brown Bag Discussion:

May 1, 2017: Building and Sustaining Intellectual Communities around Teaching

Hosts: Dea Greenhoot, University of Kansas, and George Rehrey, Indiana University Bloomington


April 17, 2017: Designing Educational Innovations for Sustained Adoption

Presenter: Charles Henderson, Professor, Department of Physics and Mallinson Institute for Science Education, Western Michigan University

Facilitator: Stephanie Chasteen, University of Colorado Boulder


April 3, 2017: How can you run productive meetings about course development/transformation?


March 1, 2017: How can you facilitate development of learning goals with a faculty working group?

Facilitators: Stephanie Chasteen, University of Colorado Boulder, and Warren Code, University of British Colombia


December 1, 2016: Faculty Buy-In

Facilitators: Warren Code, University of British Colombia, and Stephanie Chasteen, University of Colorado Boulder


October 11, 2016: Facilitating Change in a Department

Facilitators: Stephanie Chasteen, University of Colorado Boulder, and Warren Code, University of British Colombia