Annual Science Education Open House

2019 Open House

The 2019 Open House event is scheduled for April 5, 2019 in the Earth Science Building (ESB).


9:00-9:30am: Coffee – available in the ESB Atrium

9:30-10:45am: Morning Talks

  • Introduction and highlights from teaching and learning in the Faculty of Science: Sara Harris (Associate Dean, Academic) and Gülnur Birol (Director, Skylight)
  • Trio of featured talks:
    • Elisa Baniassad (Computer Science): Mastery learning at scale
    • Kayli Johnson (Chemistry/Vantage): ): Interactive videos to support active learning beyond the classroom
    • Carl Wieman (Stanford/CWSEI): Teaching expert decision-making

10:45-11:00am: Break

11:00am-12:00pm: Interactive Session

  • Acknowledgement of graduate students participating in CIRTL this past year: Brett Gilley (EOAS/Vantage/CIRTL)
  • Teaching Challenges session: small group discussions exploring practical strategies for addressing common teaching issues in realistic teaching scenarios, such as problems with group work and low student engagement

12:00-1:00pm: Lunch and Chatting – ESB Atrium (posters available but not staffed)

1:00-3:00pm: Poster Session – posters staffed on a staggered schedule, plus dessert

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Past Events