Agenda

Wisconsin Teaching Fellows
2003 Summer Institute

June 22 – June 27, 2003
Pyle Center, Madison, WI

Summer Institute is designed to provide an opportunity for intensive discussion and inquiry into teaching and learning. We will work together to understand our teaching/learning histories and possibilities, the worlds of our students, and early-career faculty dilemmas. Working within the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning perspective which aims to understand teaching and student learning as scholarly work, we will collaborate to develop meaningful projects. We expect that you will come prepared to argue over the readings, play with new ideas, and help each other find creative approaches to teaching, learning, and career dilemmas.

Sunday, June 22

5:00- 6:30 Opening Meeting: Information, Assignments, Expectations for the Week
Getting Started: Jelly Bean Problem

6:30- Dinner on State Street


Monday, June 23

8:30 - 10:00 Introduction to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)
Tony Ciccone, Director of the Wisconsin Teaching Scholars Program
**Bass, Scholarship of Teaching: What’s the Problem
**Huber/Morreale, Situating the Scholarship of Teaching/Learning
**Huber, Disciplinary Styles in the Scholarship of Teaching

10:30-12:00 SoTl: Discussion of Presentation and Readings (Above)
**Please read Huber/Morreale chapter relevant to your discipline
**Shulman, Taking Learning Seriously

2:00-4:00 Boice, Advice for New Faculty Members: Chapters 1,2,3,4,5,6
(Methods of “covering” to be created by Fellows groups #1, 2, 3)

6:00 Dinner at Donna’s home

Tuesday, June 24

8:30-10:00 Boice, Classroom Incivilities (8)
(Fellows Group #4)

10:30-12:00 SoTL presentation by former Wisconsin Teaching Scholar, Renee Meyers, UW-Milwaukee

12:00 (Optional) Lunch with Old Fellows

2:00-4:00 Panel/Project Presentations by 02-03 & 01-02Teaching Fellows

6:00 Dinner on own

Wednesday, June 25

8:30-10:00 Project Possibilities: Brainstorming
**See Huber/Morreale disciplinary chapters

10:30-12:00 Teaching as Performance
Lisa Kornetsky, Director OPID
**Fisch, On Entrances


12:00-2:00 Optional—Lunch together at Restaurant (location to be announced) Informal discussion on Campus Culture/Pre-Tenure Issues
(Boice Chapter 19)

2:00-4:00 Getting Answers to Good Questions: how to formulate systematic questions (Joint meeting with Scholars).

4:00-4:30 Linking to on-gong campus and system activities


Thursday, June 26

8:30-10:00 Best Practices : Presentations and Discussion
**Finkel: Teaching With Your Mouth Shut


10:30-12:00 Best Practices

2:00-4:00 Best Practices

6:00 Pizza Party at Lisa Kornetsky’s house


Friday, June 27
8:30-11:30 Proposed Projects

11:30-12:00 Summer Institute Evaluation

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