ICoP Announcement: March 1st

The Instruction Community of Practice will be meeting next Wednesday, March 1st, in room 248 from noon to 1pm. We’ll be focusing on classroom strategies that encourage student engagement. Bring your lunches, your ideas, and a lesson plan that you’d like to workshop. (I’ll have some extra instruction outlines and snacks, if you need them.)

If you’d like to review some active learning concepts before we meet, take a look at the following two modules from the University of Minnesota’s Center for Educational Innovation:

This session is geared towards those who are currently teaching instruction sessions but we’d value the perspective of those who have taught in the past and the fresh ideas of those who would like to teach in the future.

Collaboration and Engagement

We had a good turnout for the first ICoP discussion of 2017. We started out with the goals for the session: to get a sense of the teaching and learning landscape in the libraries, to get to know each other, and to identify themes for the rest of the semester’s gatherings. Continue reading “Collaboration and Engagement”

New Year, New Discussions!

On Thursday, February 2, 2017, we’ll be holding our first Instruction Community of Practice (ICoP) gathering of the year! Please bring your lunch and join us from 12:30 to 1:30pm in room 248 to discuss how we fit in to the teaching & learning puzzle and to set some shared goals for the future direction of our community. Anyone with an interest in instruction is welcome to join. We’ll provide tea and snacks.