Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

2nd Annual UC Davis Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference

(Advanced registration required)

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Join us for the 2017 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) Conference, hosted by the Center for Educational Effectiveness. This conference is dedicated to celebrating and sharing the work of UC Davis’ growing community of scholarly educators. Together we will share research, ideas, practices and resources in support of evidence-supported teaching innovation at our university.

(Advanced registration required)

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Friday, December 1, 2017

UC Davis Conference Center

Time: 9:30am-6:30pm

Keynote Speaker (Keynote address: 1:30pm-2:30pm)

“How we learn—and should teach—versus how we think we learn, and should teach”

Robert Bjork

Robert A. Bjork Distinguished Research Professor, Department of Psychology
University of California Los Angeles

Robert A. Bjork is Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles.  His research focuses on human learning and memory and on the implications of the science of learning for instruction and training.  He has served as president or chair of the American Psychological Society; the Psychonomic Society; the Society of Experimental Psychologists; UCLA’s Department of Psychology; and the National Research Council’s Committee on Techniques for the Enhancement of Human Performance. He also served as Editor of Psychological Review; Editor of Memory & Cognition; Co-editor of Psychological Science in the Public Interest; and Chair of the Council of Editors of the American Psychological Association. He is a recipient of UCLA's Distinguished Teaching Award; the American Psychological Association's Distinguished Scientist Lecturer and Distinguished Service to Psychological Science Awards; the Society of Experimental Psychologists' Norman Anderson Lifetime Achievement Award; and, together with Elizabeth Bjork, the James McKeen Cattell Award from the Association for Psychological Science. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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2017 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference Schedule

9:30-9:45

Welcome

9:45-10:45

Plenary, UC Davis

10:45-11:00

Break

11:00-12:00

Concurrent talks

Ballroom:

  • Lina Reznicek-Parrado: Peer-to-Peer Tutoring for Literacy Development in Multilingual Student Settings: A Qualitative Look at Student Literacy Practices
  • Bwalya Lungu: The impact of Cornell Note Taking (CNT) on student performance and engagement in a large enrollment undergraduate classroom
  • Mona Monfared: The impact of Cornell Note Taking (CNT) on student performance and engagement in a large enrollment undergraduate classroom
  • Marc Facciotti: Using Student Annotated Hashtags and Emojis to Collect Nuanced Affective States

Conference Room:

  • Janine Wilson, Derek Stimel, Sattik Ghosh: Hybrid vs Traditional: Student Performance Differences in an Economic Development Course
  • Gregory Pasternack: Comparing traditional and flipped class outcomes
  • Mark Mascal: Outcomes of Sophomore Organic Chemistry Immersion Program
  • Jennifer Choi: Impact of two-stage quizzes on student learning gains and perceptions

12:00-12:45

Poster Session A

12:45-1:30

Poster Session B

1:00

Lunch available

1:30-2:30

Keynote:

“How we learn – and should teach – versus how we think we learn, and should teach”

Robert A. Bjork,

Distinguished Research Professor, Department of Psychology

University of California Los Angeles

2:30-2:45

Break

2:45-3:45

Concurrent Talks and Resource/Discussion Tables

Conference room: Talks

Sattik Ghosh, Meryl Motika, Marina Crowder: Supplemental Instruction in a high-enrollment upper-division biology course improves student learning and success

Joel Ledford: Concurrent Classes as an Intervention Strategy in Undergraduate Biology and Chemistry

Ashley Vater: Implementation of Course-Based Undergraduate Experiences (CUREs) at R1 University through the First-Year Seminar Program; preliminary investigation of impact and challenges associated with this course format.

Matthew Conner and Linn Normand: Library Pedagogies to Support Student Research

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Resource Tables:

  • Kem Saichaie: Just-in-Time Teaching Resources
  • Marisol Quintana and Jessica Ramirez: IRB Table
  • Tammy Hoyer: The Undergraduate Research Center
  • Kristen Kiesel: Peers Explaining to Peers
  • Jeff Moran: Co-Creating Classroom Agreements: Resource and Tips from Lessons Learned
  • Andrew Corbett: Using the eDperience API to Examine Nursing Student Clinical  Thinking Skills
  • Bridge Mabunga: Guided Collaboration: Encouraging Student Agency and Reflection in Writing
  • Kem Saichaie: Just-in-Time Teaching Resources
  • Marisol Quintana and Jessica Ramirez: IRB Table

Discussion Table:

  • Keisha Nichols: The Impact and Implementation of Learning Intervention on Experiential Learning in the University Classroom

3:45-4:00

Break

4:00-5:00

Concurrent Talks and Resource/Discussion Tables

Conference room: Talks

  • Brittany Anderton: What issues do students draw upon when they reason about biotechnology?
  • Victoria Cross: Thinking critically with our first- and continuing-generation students
  • Glen Heinrich-Wallace: Rasch Modeling in Undergraduate Foreign Language Test Design: A Study on Reliability and Equating
  • Susan P. Gentry, Colleen E. Bronner, Jennifer Choi, Jason R. White: Understanding Barriers to Success for Engineering Transfer Students at UC Davis

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Resource Tables:

  • Kem Saichaie: Just-in-Time Teaching Resources
  • Marisol Quintana and Jessica Ramirez: IRB Table
  • Marina Crowder and Mona Monfared: Teaching Undergraduate Science (TUS): a graduate student pedagogy training program in the College of Biological Sciences
  • Barbara Linke and Mohammed Hafez: Combining experiments with the theory in the class room for manufacturing and aerodynamics
  • Jeffrey O. Sacha: Taking the Temperature: Using Top Hat Classroom Software in Large Format Classrooms
  • Alesia McManus: Learning Outcomes for Information Literacy

Discussion Tables:

  • Miriam Martin, Geoffrey Benn, and Mary-Betty Stevenson: Utilizing undergraduate learning assistants in the lecture or laboratory classroom
  • Carol Hunter and Kevin Sitz: The Writing Studio

5:00-6:30

Reception and Awards

For more information, contact conference co-chair Stephanie Pulford at spulford@ucdavis.edu.