Wisconsin Teaching Fellows
1999 Summer Institute
July 26 - August 5, 1999

Pyle Center, Madison, WI

Monday July 26, 1999
1-3pm

 

 


6:00p.m.

Check-in, etc.
Introductions, Logistics
"Teaching for Understanding" --Bill Cerbin
Articles:
  • "When Good Teaching Leads to Bad Results," Alan Schoenfeld
  • "The Six Facets of Understanding" Grant Wiggins

DINNER AT DONNA & GEORGE’S

Tuesday July 27, 1999

8:30-12:00


2-3:30

"Teaching for Understanding"-- Bill Cerbin (continued)

Project discussions (NOTE: PLEASE BRING 27 COPIES OF YOUR PROJECT)

Student Misconceptions/ Best Practices
Counter-intuitive exercises --Joel Sipress
"Pressure" demos-- Erik Hendrickson
Size/weight illusion --David Horner

Article:

"Educating the Unschooled Mind," Howard Gardner—Joel Sipress, facilitator

Wednesday July 28, 1999

8:30-11:00

11:00-12:00

 

 


2-3:30

"Engaging Students: A Freshman Seminar Model" Tony Ciccone

Student Involvement /Best Practice

Student empowerment --Steve Deckelman

Article:

" Fostering Motivation and Learning in the Grading Process, " Walvoord—Tony and Bill Facilitators

Learning Styles/ Thorny Issues
General Education Math Course --Bob Hoar
General Education Art Course --Cam Choy

Thursday July 29, 1999


8:30-12:00

 

7:30p.m.

The Madness Behind the Methods: Philosophy of Education 101--Greg Valde, former Teaching Fellow (Psychology, UW-Whitewater)

Writing/Best Practices
Student papers and discussion-- Jonathan Olson
Metacognitivie term papers-- Jim Hamilton

"Much Ado About Nothing" - American Players Theatre

Friday July 30, 1999

8:30-12:00

Collaborative Learning/Best Practices and Thorny Problems

Using student mentors --Kate Lang
Individual and collaborative quiz --Diane Henke
Minimal information problem--Julie Henderson
Student representatives and project-based learning --Patricia Terry

Articles:

  • "But is it Working?" Cross—Kate Lang, facilitator
  • "Cooperative Learning Returns to College" Johnson, Johnson and Smith

Monday August 2, 1999

1-3:30

Check-in, etc.

Education Lite: Mark Edmundon’s and Neil Postman’s Cautionary Tales of Contempory Education--discussion leaders and speakers George Savage, former Teaching Fellow (Dept. of Languages and Literatures , UW-Whitewater and Bobbie Borchardt, UW-Whitewater Student

Article: "Education Lite" Edmundson

Tuesday August 3, 1999

8:30-12:00

 

 


2-3:30

Assessment

Overview of Assessment--Pam Clinkenbeard
Student Portfolios—Alla Wilson and Paula Horner
Best Practices
Expository paper--John Kokar
Classroom Climate and Diversity Issues—Lisa Kornetsky and Rebecca Karoff
Diversity/Best Practices

Judith Kenny—racial sterotypes in cultural geography course
Pat Thomas—negative attitudes toward Latinos in literature courses

Wednesday August 4, 1999

8:30-12:00


2-3


5:30-

Student Evaluations—Michael Longrie and Donna Anderson

Technology/Best Practices and Thorny Problem
Technology and aesthetics--Alan Goldsmith
Using 35mm slides-- Tom Pleger

UTIC Evaluation—Lisa Kornetsky


Party

Thursday August 5, 1999

8:30-12:00

Project Discussions

Program Evaluation with Tony, Bill, and Donna


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