Teach Students How to Learn: Strategies You Can Incorporate into Any Course to Improve Student Metacognition, Study Skills, and Motivation
By Saundra Yancy McGuire with Stephanie McGuire
Join this reading group for a series of rousing discussions on how to motivate your students to learn deeply. Saundra McGuire (chemistry) and Stephanie McGuire (neuroscience) bring together their expert explorations of three key concepts in learning - mindset, motivation, and metacognition - with a wide variety of strategies, techniques, and resources you can use to help your student learn how to learn.
Facilitated by Beth Harrison (LTC, Office of Learning Resources)
Thursdays 12:30-2:00 in the LTC's MeetingSpace (028)
February 11, 18
March 3, 10, 17, 31
Supersurvivors: The Surprising Link Between Suffering and Success By David B. Feldman and Lee Daniel Kravetz
Starting where resiliency studies leave off, two psychologists explore the science of remarkable accomplishment in the wake of trauma, revealing the surprising principles that allow people to transform their lives and achieve extraordinary things. Join us to discuss the potential for thriving and growth following trauma and how to support students and colleagues who have experienced trauma.
Facilitated by Susan Brown (LTC, Office of Faculty Development) and Kathleen Henderson (Office of Student Success and Parent Engagement)
Thursdays, 3:30-4:30 pm February 18 (LTC Forum) March 3 (LTC Team Space), March 17 (LTC Forum), March 31 (LTC Forum) April 7 (LTC Forum)
Applications are now being accepted for Fall 2016 Studio Fellows. The Studio Fellows program offers faculty the chance to teach in the LTC Studio Space. The space is intended to be a laboratory for faculty to experiment with innovative teaching practices. Faculty who choose to teach in this space pledge to become part of a community of practice that supports and cultivates their goals in teaching and student learning. Each semester a small cohort of faculty will be selected via an application process to be part of this cohort and participate in one of the tracks. Please find the application link below and details on the Studio Fellows Tracks and other information at: https://www.udayton.edu/ltc/development/studio.php
The Office of Learning Resources’ (OLR) mission for Tutoring support is to assist students in identifying strategies that enhance learning and academic performance, create an inclusive and accessible atmosphere, utilize a variety of techniques to accommodate varying learning styles, and inspire students to become engaged and empowered learners who are prepared to meet academic and personal challenges.
Take advantage of the many ways you can learn from and with people different from yourself! The Office of Learning Resources offers a wide variety of services to help everyone become successful learners in American classrooms.