Transforming Teaching and Learning at the University of California: Clearing Institutional Barriers

Meeting Agenda

Friday October 6, 2017
Time Speaker / Campus Location
6:00 PM Coastal Biology building open Coastal Biology Bldg
6:30-6:45 pm  Welcoming coments: Marlene Tromp, Campus Provost/Executive Vice Chancellor Coastal Biology Bldg.
6:45-9:00 pm Opening reception, tapas buffet, site tours. Coastal Biology Bidg.
Saturday October 7, 2017
Time Speaker / Campus Location

Paul Koch, Dean of Physical & Biological Sciences

University Center

HSI Initiatives, UC Santa Cruz

Confronting Racial Equity Gaps in Gateway Math Courses
Pablo Reguerin, AVP Student Success

Nandini Bhattacharya, Mathematics Lecturer & Math Lead HSI Initiatives

Arnold Sanchez Ordaz, PhD Candidate & HSI Internal Evaluation Team

University Center

Using Data to Inform, Drive and Scale Instructional Reform
Marco Molinaro, AVP Educational Effectiveness, UC Davis

University Center
10:40-11:05 Break University Center

Transforming STEM Teaching
Catherine Halverson, Lawrence Hall of Science, and Richard Freishtat, Director, Center for Teaching and Learning
I-USE project, UC Berkeley

University Center
11:50-1:15 Lunch University Center

To Flip or not to Flip: a comparison of student performance in upper division Biology courses at UC Merced
Marcos García-Ojeda, Teaching Professor, UC Merced

University Center

Collaboration Sessions:
Diagnosing Students' Proficiency in Cognitive STEM Practices
Rafael Palomino,(ISEE Program Manager), Nicholas McConnell (ISEE Program Manager), Lisa Hunter (ISEE Director) UC Santa Cruz

Exam strategies for large and small rooms
Carrie Menke, Teaching Professor, UC Merced

Strategies to Engage Students in Large Classroom Environments
Tammy Bye (Intern Coordinator, Cal Teach), Colin West (HHMI Post Doctoral Fellow) UC Santa Cruz

University Center
2:50-3:00 Break University Center

Advancing Future Faculty Prepared to be Effective and Inclusive Educators

Lisa Hunter, Director, Institute of Science & Engineering Educators, UC Santa Cruz

University Center

Keynote: David Asai, Senior Director for Science Education, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Simularium, Engineering 2

Poster Session/Strolling Dinner

Engineering 2, Level 2 Mezzanine


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