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Symposium on Engineering Teaching & Learning

about the event

Nexus, CRLT-Engin, and CAEN hosted a virtual Symposium on Engineering Teaching and Learning from May 18-29. The Symposium consisted of numerous daily drop-in sessions ranging from 30-90 minutes on topics curated based on faculty questions and needs.

The conference included a broad array of topics related to teaching students this fall in a hybrid or online environment, such as:

  • Lessons Learned from Winter 2020
  • Hybrid and Online Teaching: the Michigan Engineering Approach
  • Student and Faculty Engagement 
  • Supporting Virtual Project-Based Courses 
  • Alternative Assessment Strategies
  • Inclusive Teaching in a Hybrid or Online Environment 
  • Tools for Online Teaching  

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Date: May 18, 2020

Host: Tershia Pinder-Grover, PhD | Director, CRLT-Engin

Panelist: Alec D. Gallimore, PhD | Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering

Topics: 

  • Symposium Introduction
  • Current Challenges
  • Guiding Principles for Decision Making
  • Q&A

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Date: May 18, 2020

Host: Tershia Pinder-Grover, PhD | Director, CRLT-Engin

Panelists:
John Kloosterman, PhD | Lecturer, Computer Science and Engineering
Pauline Khan | Director, Technical Communication Program
Karl Grosh, PhD | Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Fred Terry, PhD | Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Topics: 

  • Things That Went Well 
  • Things That Needed Change
  • Lessons Learned
  • Reflections and Observations
  • Q&A

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Date: May 18, 2020

Host: Philip Treib | Director of Director of Instructional Technology, CAEN

Topics: 

  • Ways to Record and Deliver Lectures 
  • Getting Started within Canvas
  • Recording: Camera, Audio, Microphone, Whiteboard Capture
  • Captions, Viewer Stats, Taking Manual Control
  • Q&A

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Date: May 19, 2020

Host: Shubha Kashyap, PhD | Director of Online Learning Design and Innovation, Nexus

Panelists:
Diane Landsiedel | Executive Director, Nexus
Shubha Kashyap, PhD | Director of Online Learning Design and Innovation, Nexus
Pat Hammett, PhD | Lecturer, IOE and ISD; Director of Faculty Innovation, Nexus
Gina Lipor | Program Development Specialist, Nexus

Topics: 

  • Questions to Consider
  • What Do We Mean by High Quality?
  • Course Setup and Structure
  • Content, Activities, and Assessments
  • Building Engagement and Interactivity
  • Q&A

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Date: May 19, 2020

Hosts:
Tershia Pinder‐Grover, PhD | Director, CRLT‐Engin
Grenmarie Agresar, PhD | Assistant Director, CRLT‐Engin

Topics: 

  • How Remote Settings Impact Inclusive Teaching Practices
  • A Research‐Based Framework for Inclusive Teaching Practice
  • Exchange of Ideas with Colleagues About How Specific Teaching Practices Promote Inclusion and Equity
  • Q&A

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Date: May 19, 2020

Host: Pat Hammett, PhD | Lecturer, IOE and ISD; Director of Faculty Innovation, Nexus

Topics: 

  • Delivering Dual Hybrid (In-person/Online) Courses at Same
  • Performance Level as Live Classroom (Some Personal Research)
  • Leveraging Canvas Tools for Organization and Collaboration
  • A Peak Ahead – Integrating Canvas and G-Suite Documents to Improve Collaboration (Instructor-Student and Student-Student)
  • Additional Resources
  • Q&A

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Date: May 20, 2020

Hosts:

Tershia Pinder‐Grover, PhD | Director, CRLT‐Engin
Grenmarie Agresar, PhD | Assistant Director, CRLT‐Engin

Topics: 

  • Building Community
    • Student Interaction
    • Instructor Presence
  •  Building Assignments for Collaboration
    • Synchronous vs. Asynchronous
    • Online Discussions
  • Q&A

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Date: May 21, 2020

Hosts:

Shubha Kashyap, PhD | Director of Online Learning Design and Innovation, Nexus
Gina Lipor | Program Development Specialist, Nexus

Topics: 

  • Synchronous and Asynchronous Methods
    • Affordances & Challenges
  • Tips & Tools
    • Remote Recording
    • Assessment
    • Office Hours
    • Engagement & Interactivity
  • Frameworks
    • Fully Asynchronous
    • Flipped Classroom
    • Strategic Blend
    • Fully Synchronous
  • Q&A

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Date: May 21, 2020

Hosts:

Shubha Kashyap, PhD | Director of Online Learning Design and Innovation, Nexus
Gina Lipor | Program Development Specialist, Nexus
Grenmarie Agresar, PhD | Assistant Director, CRLT‐Engin

Topics: 

  • How Will Our Assessment Strategies Map to Online Delivery?
    • Formative vs. Summative Assessments
    • Designing Assessments with Academic Integrity in
      Mind
  • How Can We Maintain Academic Integrity?
    • Supporting Academic Integrity
    • Reduce Academic Dishonesty
    • Faculty FAQ: CoE Honor Code
  • What Alternatives Do We Have?
    • Get Started with Your Remote Assessment Strategy
  • Q&A

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Date: May 21, 2020

Host: 
Dan Maletta | Director, CAEN

Panelists:
Pat Hammett, PhD | Lecturer, IOE and ISD; Director of Faculty Innovation, Nexus
Philip Treib | Director of Director of Instructional Technology, CAEN
Talal Alothman | XR Consultant and Developer, College of Engineering

Topics: 

  • Engaging Online Learners: Using Screen Writer Annotation Tools
    • Annotation Teaching Tips
    • Options for Annotation/Digital Whiteboard
  • Alternatives to Classroom Whiteboards
    • Document Camera
    • Pre-enabled Computers
    • Pre-enabled Displays
    • Example using Zoom
  • Google Jamboards
    • How to Use Jamboards
    • Use Cases
    • Limitations
  • Q&A

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Date: May 26, 2020

Hosts:
Shubha Kashyap, PhD | Director of Online Learning Design and Innovation, Nexus
Gina Lipor | Program Development Specialist, Nexus

Panelists:
Steve Skerlos, PhD | Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Civil & Environmental Engineering
Jesse Austin-Brenemen, PhD | Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Pat Hammett, PhD | Lecturer, IOE and ISD; Director of Faculty Innovation, Nexus

Topics: 

  • Introductions and Key Lessons
  • Strategies for Course Setup and Structure
  • Strategies for Engagement and Interactivity
  • ‘Online by Design’ Strategies
  • Closing Thoughts
  • Q&A

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Date: May 26, 2020

Host: 
Dan Maletta | Director, CAEN

Panelists:
Marcus Darden, PhD | Lecturer, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Fred Terry, PhD | Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Topics: 

  • Introduction to GradeScope
  • Benefits
  • GradeScope Demo
  • Gaps and Needs
  • Question Types
  • Rubric Design
  • Q&A

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Date: May 27, 2020

Hosts:
Shubha Kashyap, PhD | Director of Online Learning Design and Innovation, Nexus
Tershia Pinder‐Grover, PhD | Director, CRLT‐Engin
Grenmarie Agresar, PhD | Assistant Director, CRLT‐Engin

Panelists:
Timothy Chambers, PhD | Instructional Labs Supervisor and Adjunct Lecturer, Materials Science & Engineering
Rachael Schmedlen, PhD | Associate Chair for Undergraduate Education, Biomedical Engineering

Topics: 

  • The Most Important Learning Objectives of  Lab/Team-Based Courses
  • How Lab/Team-Based Courses Can be Delivered Remotely
    • Capstone Design Shift to Remote (BME 450)
    • In-Lab to Online Conversion: MSE365 Final Project
    • Best Practices for Teaming in Remote Contexts
  • Helpful Tools to Achieve These Goals
  • Reflection, Breakout Rooms
  • Q&A 

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Date: May 27, 2020

Host:
Dan Maletta | Director, CAEN

Topics: 

  • Basics of Zoom (Meeting vs Webinar)
  • Polling to Get Student Feedback
  • Screen Sharing and Whiteboarding
  • Breakout Rooms for Small Group Work
  • Zoom for Office hours
  • Q&A 

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Date: May 28, 2020

Hosts: 
Mary-Ann Mycek, PhD | Associate Dean for Graduate & Professional Education
Alyssa Bersine | Graduate Education Project & Data Specialist 

Panelists:
Mary-Ann Mycek, PhD | Associate Dean for Graduate & Professional Education
Kevin Pipe, PhD | Director of Graduate Degree Programs
Angela Farrehi | Director, C.A.R.E. Center
Lutgarde Raskin, PhD | Associate Dean, Rackham Graduate School
Cagliyan Kurdak, PhD | Director of Applied Physics and Professor of Physics
Herbert Winful, PhD | Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Topics:

  • Doctoral Student Success
    • The Importance of Fostering Mentoring Relationships
    • Challenges and Recommended Practices for Mentoring in the Remote Context
  • Panel Q&A

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Date: May 29, 2020

Hosts: 
Shubha Kashyap, PhD | Director of Online Learning Design and Innovation, Nexus
Gina Lipor | Program Development Specialist, Nexus

Panelists:
Angela Farrehi | Director, C.A.R.E. Center
Pat Hammett, PhD | Lecturer, IOE and ISD; Director of Faculty Innovation, Nexus

Topics:

  • Guiding Principles
  • COVID-19: Student Experience
  • Impacts on the Student Experience
    • W2020 Graduate Student Remote Learning Survey
  • How Can We Enhance the Student Experience and Support Student Learning?
  • Students in Distress
    • Resources for Remote Students
  • Q&A

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