Showcase for Teaching Innovation and Reinvention (STIR)
You are making a positive difference in the classroom—whether it’s a new idea or something tried and true. Come share and grow your practice by joining faculty colleagues at a teaching showcase. We don't get to see each other in the classroom, but that's where some of our greatest intellectual energy comes to life.
The Showcase for Teaching Innovation and Reinvention (STIR), formerly known as the Waves of Innovation, aims to highlight work that has accomplished a variety of goals in improving pedagogy. Popular topics presented in the past revolved around student engagement strategies, large enrollment courses, and classroom and curriculum assessment. The event also facilitates further networking with colleagues, and more broadly disseminates the outcomes of individual faculty efforts.
Sponsored by the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) and Educational Technology Services (ETS), the event will be held on Thursday, May 4th, in the Academic Innovation Studio (Dwinelle 117).
Format for STIR
Several waves of lightning talks (10 min.) will be grouped around thematic topics such as student engagement strategies, large enrollment classes, assessment, and learning beyond the classroom
Each grouping will have the opportunity for informal discussion amongst presenters and interested attendees.
Tentative Schedule of Events
9:00 am Coffee and pastries
9:30 am First Wave
10:30 am Second Wave
11:30 am Networking Lunch
12:30 pm Communities of Practice Spotlight
1:00 pm Third Wave
2:30 pm Presidential Chair Fellows Curriculum Enrichment Grant Project Spotlight
3:30 pm Happy Hour