Making Change Happen at your Institution: How to Overcome Practical Challenges and Build Momentum
Next WebinarTransforming Teacher Preparation to Teach for Sustainability
Thursday, June 2
11:30 am PT | 12:30 pm MT | 1:30 pm CT | 2:30 pm ET
Friday, May 27, 2016
10:00 am Pacific | 11:00 am Mountain | 12:00 pm Central | 1:00 pm Eastern
Presenter: Judith Ramaley (President Emerita and Distinguished Professor of Public Service, Portland State University)
This webinar is part of a series supporting teaching with InTeGrate principles, using InTeGrate-developed and curated materials as tools.
At the end of this webinar, participants will have
- motivation to launch and sustain institutional change
- strategies for aligning effort with institutional priorities, making use of assets that already exist, and engaging other stakeholders in the efforts
- strategies for positioning their work as an answer to important institution-wide questions
- greater familiarity with InTeGrate principles and resources
- new colleagues engaged in this work
Time - 10:00 am Pacific | 11:00 am Mountain | 12:00 pm Central | 1:00 pm Eastern
Duration - 1 hour
Format - Online web presentation via Adobe Connect web conference software with questions and discussion.
Registration - Registration for this webinar is now closed.
Preparation - There is no advance preparation required for this webinar.
Please email Alice Newman (anewman AT carleton.edu) if you have any questions about this event.
1) Welcome and introductory remarks
2) A primer on change and setting up a cycle of innovation
3) Understanding how your institution works
4) Sustaining change over the long term
- How your project fits into your campus culture
- How your work offer insights into how to support student success
- Sharing what you have learned with colleagues
5) Getting ready to expand your efforts (generating support for change)
- Connecting with institutional priorities and existing assets:
- Aligning your project with institutional priorities
- Identifying existing assets that can support your work
- Prioritizing gatekeepers/stakeholder who influence the distribution of resources
- Raising awareness and gaining attention:
- Venues, networks, and conversations to prioritize
- Defining your message to stakeholders
6) Making the transition: Now what?
7) Q & A
8) Concluding remarks
9) Thank you and opportunities for further interaction
10) Webinar evaluation
- Slideshow for today's webinar: InTeGrate Making Change Happen at your Institution Slideshow 2016 (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 5.9MB May27 16)
- About InTeGrate
- Expanding the Impact of your Program – this is a pair of recorded webinars that took place in 2015, featuring Dr. Ramaley on the topic of institutional change
- Nationwide efforts:
- Liberal Education and America's Promise (LEAP) is a national advocacy, campus action, and research initiative that champions the importance of a twenty-first century liberal education—for individuals and for a nation dependent on economic creativity and democratic vitality.
- The LEAP Challenge calls on colleges and universities to engage students in signature work that will prepare them to integrate and apply their learning to a significant project.
- The Degree Qualifications Profile: This effort aims to develop a learning-centered framework for what college graduates should know and be able to do to earn the associate, bachelor's or master's degree.
- Project Kaleidoscope is AAC&U's STEM higher education reform center dedicated to empowering STEM faculty.
- Peer Review. Navigating Institutional Change for Student Success in STEM. Spring2015, Vol.17, No.2.
- In particular, Dr. Ramaley recommends the article Increasing Student Success in STEM by Mary J.S. Roth and Susan Elrod, pages 8-12.
- Catalyzing Change in STEM Teaching. May 2016. An Issues Brief from Equal Measure
- For information on the Earth Educators' Rendezvous 2016 and NAGT Traveling Workshops Program, please click icons below: