Developing student learning goals and assessments for VIPEr learning objects
Description

All VIPEr learning objects are supposed to include clear student learning goals and a suggested way to assess the learning. This "five slides about" provides a brief introduction to the "Understanding by Design" or "backward design" approach to curriculum development and will help you develop your VIPEr learning object.

Joanne Stewart / Hope College Sat, 06/20/2009 - 07:47
SLiThEr #22: Using D2L in Teaching
Description

This is the link to the 22nd SLiThEr (Supporting Learning with Interactive Teaching: a Hosted, Engaging Roundtable), presented by Professors Kate McCusker (Eastern Tennessee State University) and Kyle Grice (DePaul University). The SLiThEr was recorded and posted on YouTube (see the web resources link).

This roundtable discussed the use of the D2L learning management system during the pandemic and moving forward. The use of quizzes, forum discussions, awards, and surveys were presented.

Sarah Shaner / Southeast Missouri State University Fri, 07/09/2021 - 17:16
SLiTher #21: Teaching During COVID-19: A Catalyst for Positive Instructional Change
Description

Meghan Porter (Indiana University) and Matt Cranswick (Colorado State University - Pueblo) lead the discussion in the 21st SLiThEr on lessons learned during the pandemic and how some of the on-line tools that they used and developed will continue to be used in their classes moving forward.

Chip Nataro / Lafayette College Fri, 06/25/2021 - 12:27
nanoCHAt #10: Mentoring in the classroom, part 2
Description

A nanoCHAt conversation about ways that instructors can mentor students in the many-to-one environment of the classroom. Recorded by VIPEr Fellows Carmen Bustos-Works, Robin Macaluso, and Stephanie Poland with Shirley Lin (moderator) on May 25, 2021.  The full nanoCHAt playlist can be accessed at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2wnHWA8OaA5Y6pPaOk2zt6wwrd2HK6kP

Shirley Lin / United States Naval Academy Mon, 06/21/2021 - 10:42
nanoCHAt #8: Leveling the playing field, part 2
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A nanoCHAt conversation about ways that instructors can level the playing field for students coming into a course with a variety of academic backgrounds. Recorded by VIPEr Fellows James Dunne, Megan Lazorski, Rudy Luck, and Claude Mertzenich with Shirley Lin (moderator) on April 1, 2021.  The full nanoCHAt playlist can be accessed at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2wnHWA8OaA5Y6pPaOk2zt6wwrd2HK6kP

Shirley Lin / United States Naval Academy Mon, 06/21/2021 - 10:35
SLiThEr #20: African American Chemists: Academia, Industry, and Social Entrepreneurship
Description

Sibrina Collins (Lawrence Tech) presented a SLiThEr on April 10, 2021. The topic was her recently releases ACS Symposium Series book entitled "African American Chemists: Academia, Industry, and Social Entrepreneurship". Sibrina presented on stories, both hearing them and telling them. She recounted how she used the VIPEr model of learning objects to make the stories in the book accessible for use in the classroom. 

Chip Nataro / Lafayette College Tue, 06/15/2021 - 07:33
nanoCHAT #7: Effective Feedback part 2
Description

This nanoCHAt by Dave Benson, Meghan Porter, and Darren Achey with Hilary Eppley (moderator) on April 13, 2021 was a second one on the topic of the art of giving effective feedback to students without creating too onerous a workload for faculty.  

The full nanoCHAt playlist can be accessed at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2wnHWA8OaA5Y6pPaOk2zt6wwrd2HK6kP

Hilary Eppley / DePauw University Mon, 05/17/2021 - 11:26
nanoCHAt #6: Mentoring in the classroom, part 1
Description

A nanoCHAt conversation about ways that instructors can mentor students in the many-to-one environment of the classroom. Recorded by VIPEr Fellows Laurel Habgood, Martin McPhail, and Kim Woznack with Shirley Lin (moderator) on April 23, 2021.  The full nanoCHAt playlist can be accessed at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2wnHWA8OaA5Y6pPaOk2zt6wwrd2HK6kP

Shirley Lin / United States Naval Academy Tue, 05/11/2021 - 07:38
SLiThEr #19: Landing that Job at a PUI
Description

A panel consisting of Pius Adelani (St. Mary's), Mitch Anstey (Davidson), Anne Bentley (Lewis and Clark), Kate Buettner (Gettysburg), Brett McCollum (Mt. Royal) was hosted by Chip Nataro (Lafayette College) on April 29, 2021. The panel discussed being on 'the other side of the table' in the interview process and what makes candidates stand out.

Chip Nataro / Lafayette College Wed, 05/05/2021 - 12:57
nanoCHAt #5: Effective Feedback part 1
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A nanoCHAt conversation about ways that instructors can give effective feedback to students without creating unrealistic workloads for the instructor. Recorded by VIPEr Fellows Tendai Gadzikwa, Kari Young, and Dean Johnston with Hilary Eppley (moderator) on April 9, 2021.  The full nanoCHAt playlist can be acccessed at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2wnHWA8OaA5Y6pPaOk2zt6wwrd2HK6kP

Hilary Eppley / DePauw University Tue, 05/04/2021 - 10:34