TLA Opportunities: Multiple Perspectives and Developing Effective Surveys

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

The Teaching/Learning Academy (TLA), a community of practice, supports new professors, counselors and librarians as they develop Individualized Learning Plans, a fundamental phase of the tenure process, designed to assist tenure candidates in expanding and improving their professional practices and students’ learning. The goal of the TLA is to help tenure-track faculty members develop a reflective approach to their teaching that is anchored in the tenets of action research and the Essential Competencies of a Valencia Educator. The TLA provides support on pedagogy, course design, student development and professional portfolio development.

TLA will offer the following courses:

INDV2255 Multiple Perspectives
Date: Thursday, April 7 or Friday, April 8, 2022
Time: 2 – 4 p.m.
Location: Online. Register here. 

In this seminar, participants will investigate teaching strategies to improve students’ ability to engage in conversations with alternative viewpoints. Participants will reflect on ways to reveal the importance of recognizing and engaging multiple perspectives as well as ways to motivate students to learn from reputable sources.

SOTL2272 Developing Effective Surveys
Date: Monday, April 4 – Sunday, April 10, 2022
Time: Self-paced
Location: Online. Register here.

In this hands-on session, participants will learn the benefits of the common survey types, learn tips on how to write effective survey questions, and collaboratively assess sample surveys. Participants will have the opportunity to apply these principles to their own work.

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