Over the W17 semester, Nadim Boukhira and Jean-François Brière have been creating and refining physics lab activities that simulate authentic scientific inquiry. The project began with interviews with student focus groups, and the gathering of input on how current Science students perceive "cookbook" approaches to lab assignments. A majority of [...]
WID will offer two different workshops this year for the Spring Institute: Tuesday, May 30 (Room 3F.3 - 9am-12.30pm, light breakfast included) More Learning, Less Grading: Feedback Strategies that Improve Thinking and Writing will examine alternatives to traditional approaches to evaluation in writing intensive disciplines. Teachers care about improving student [...]
The Call for Participants for the F2017-W2018 Faculty Writing Fellows is now open. The deadline for applications is Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Interested faculty should review the program objectives, application process and selection criteria. For examples of the work of the Writing Fellows, browse the Teaching Portfolio page. There [...]
WID Spring Institute 2017 - Tuesday May 30 & Wednesday May 31
Registration now open. See What's Up WID? for details.