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Several from School of Education to share expertise in Active Teaching Lab events this fall

September 14, 2017

​Several educators from across UW-Madison’s School of Education will be sharing their knowledge of teaching with technology as part of this fall’s Active Teaching Lab lineup.

The Active Teaching Lab provides a safe space for structured exploration of tools and techniques to engage students and teach more effectively. Among those from the School of Education sharing their expertise this fall include:

Course Design: Stephanie Graham, a clinical associate professor with the Department of Counseling Psychology, and Maria Widmer, an instructional designer with MERIT, will discuss thoughtful course design in Canvas on Sept. 21 from 1 to 2 p.m. The event is in room 120 of the Middleton Building.

Asynchronous Discussion in Canvas: Karin Spader from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction will share strategies for designing productive class conversations on Nov. 3 from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. The session is in room 120 of the Middleton Building. 

Student Learning and Rubrics in Canvas: Karla Ausderau, an assistant professor with the Department of Kinesiology, will present on improving student learning with rubrics on Nov. 17 from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. The event is in Room 120 of the Middleton Building.

Teaching Feedback in an Online Canvas Course: Joe Anistranski from the Department of Educational Psychology will explore methods of building student feedback into assignments in online courses on Dec. 8 from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. The course is held in room 120 of the Middleton Building.

For the full semester schedule and to register visit: go.wisc.edu/activeteach

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