Foundational Course Initiative Seminar Series

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The Center for Research on Learning and Teaching is talking to administrators, faculty, staff and students across the University about foundational courses. Our goal is to inform the Foundational Course Initiative and to advance teaching and learning in foundational courses at the University of Michigan.

The Foundational Course Initiative Seminar Series features high-profile speakers who have extensive experience leading the transformation of foundational courses to incorporate innovative technologies, research-based pedagogies, systematic assessment strategies, and novel approaches to supporting the success of diverse students at scale.

Event Short Description
FCI Seminar Series: Examining the Relationships between Constructions of Knowledge, Pedagogy, and Advancing Inclusion Across the Disciplines
Thu, 10/10/2019 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Due to a large number of registrants, the location has been changed to the Michigan League Henderson Room (3rd Floor, 911 N. University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109...

FCI Seminar Series: Building a Change Ecosystem: Leveraging the Institution to Improve STEM Education
Thu, 11/07/2019 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Considerable evidence has been collected which highlights the benefits of active learning in STEM instruction with recent studies highlighting that a student-centered classroom may provide disproportionate benefits for underrepresented students. Unfortunately, small numbers of instructors tend...

FCI Seminar Series: Exploring How Cultural Identity Influences STEM Identity & Retention
Tue, 11/19/2019 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Due to a large number of registrants, the location has been changed to the Michigan League Koessler Room (3rd Floor, 911 N. University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109)

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