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 - Modeling Authentic Dialogue in the Classroom
Fri, 10/26/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Dr. Laird Kramer is Professor of Physics and Director of the STEM Transformation Institute at Florida International University. A core design element of initiatives at FIU brings the practices of scientists into the classroom to create an inclusive learning community and improve opportunities...

FCI Seminar Series - The Influence of Gender Stereotypes on Behavioral Outcomes Among Students in Group Project Teams
Thu, 11/15/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Dr. Denise Sekaquaptewa is Professor of Psychology and Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan. She has received numerous awards for her work on diversity-related issues. In this presentation, Dr. Sekaquaptewa discusses her research indicating that gender stereotypes prevalent...