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Fall Webinar Program 2015

Using the Materials Development Rubric as A Guide for Designing and Implementing InTeGrate Materials

Leader: David Steer
Thursday, Oct 8, 2015
9:00 am Pacific | 10:00 am Mountain | 11:00 am Central | 12:00 pm Eastern
The InTeGrate Materials Development Rubric was designed to ensure that InTeGrate-developed teaching materials reach the highest standards and meets the InTeGrate project goals by: addressing one or more Earth related grand challenges facing society; developing students' ability to address interdisciplinary problems; improving student understanding of the nature and methods of geoscience and developing geoscientific habits of mind; making use of authentic and credible geoscience data; and incorporating systems thinking. Learn more about how the rubric can be used as an effective tool to develop new materials, and how you can use it as a guideline when adapting InTeGrate-developed materials.


Adapting InTeGrate Materials to Best Effect

Leader: Anne Egger
Tuesday, Oct 13, 2015
10:00 am Pacific | 11:00 am Mountain | 12:00 pm Central | 1:00 pm Eastern

Interested in using InTeGrate materials, but not sure where to start? Join us for this webinar, led by Anne Egger (Central Washington University), to learn about how to effectively utilize InTeGrate materials in your classroom. The webinar will highlight recently developed, thoroughly tested, data-rich activities that provide up front learning outcomes, embedded assessment tools, and instructor stories from a variety of institution types.

Developing Systems Thinking

Leader: Hannah Scherer
Friday, October 23, 2015
9:00 am Pacific | 10:00 am Mountain | 11:00 am Central | 12:00 pm Eastern
Our Earth made up of a plethora of interacting systems, and having an understanding for how the Earth system works is key in tackling the Grand Challenges facing society. This webinar will address how to effectively incorporate teaching systems thinking into your classroom.

The Pathway to Systemic Change

Leader: Judith Ramaley
Thursday, November 12, 2015 – This webinar has been postponed further details TBA
9:00 am Pacific | 10:00 am Mountain | 11:00 am Central | 12:00 pm Eastern

This webinar will help faculty design a plan to support departmental/institutional change including aspects such as aligning effort with institutional priorities, making use of assets that already exist, and engaging other stakeholders in the efforts. The webinar will be facilitated by Judith Ramaley, President Emerita and Distinguished Professor of Public Service at Portland State University. Dr. Ramaley is a member of the InTeGrate advisory board and has published extensively on educational reform, science, technology, engineering and mathematics education, and the leadership of organizational change.

Metacognition

Leader: Karl Wirth
Tuesday, Nov 17, 2015
9:00 am Pacific | 10:00 am Mountain | 11:00 am Central | 12:00 pm Eastern
Developing students' understanding of how they learn can empower students to take charge of their learning. This can help engage students with the course content, it promotes deeper learning, and fosters the development of expert learners.

Dealing with Copyright

Leader: Sean Fox
Friday, December 4, 2015
9:00 am Pacific | 10:00 am Mountain | 11:00 am Central | 12:00 pm Eastern
When sharing teaching materials on the web, it's important to abide by copyright laws. This webinar addresses some of the most common questions and issues surrounding copyright faced by those who contribute and develop teaching materials, including where to find images and data that can be shared through a creative commons license, how to ask for permission to use copyrighted material, and more.



Getting Ready to Pilot

Leader: Monica Bruckner
Thursday, January 7, 2016
9:00 am Pacific | 10:00 am Mountain | 11:00 am Central | 12:00 pm Eastern
This webinar is aimed at InTeGrate Materials Developers, and offers a refresher on what is involved in piloting your materials in the classroom. Join us to learn about how to set up your course 'dashboard,' what assessments need to be collected and when, where to send your data, and more.