Our FALL 2014 Schedule was as follows:
Friday, Sept. 12th
with Will Robertson, PhD Student & Adjunct Professor, and Leah McCurdy, PhD Student & Adjunct Professor.
Friday, Oct. 24th
with Leah McCurdy, PhD Student & Adjunct Professor
Thursday, Nov. 13th
ENGAGING LARGE CLASSES
with Professor Deb (Wagner) Moon
Thursday, Dec. 9th
with Emily Lloyd, PhD Candidate & Adjunct Professor
Our SPRING 2014 Schedule was as follows:
Wednesday, Jan. 29th
FULLY INTEGRATING EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING
with Leah McCurdy, PhD Student & Adjunct Professor.
Experiential learning is lacking at UTSA and other universities with overlarge class sizes. We will discuss the opportunities for experiential learning in all sub-disciplines of anthropology and practical ways to implement important experiences for students in a wide range of courses.
Wednesday, Feb. 19th
SUPPORTING & ENCOURAGING UNPREPARED COLLEGE STUDENTS
with Will Robertson, Adjunct Professor.
Many students at universities like UTSA come with little understanding of our expectations and their responsibilities as a student. We will discuss how to facilitate their improvement and development as university students.
Tuesday, Mar. 18th
USING CLICKERS TO THEIR FULL POTENTIAL
with Emily Lloyd, PhD Candidate and Adjunct Professor, & Lori Barkwill Love, PhD Student & Teaching Assistant.
Clickers are expanding as a medium for classroom engagement and student participation. We will discuss methods professors use at UTSA today and innovative ideas for expanding the use of clickers in anthropology classes.
Wednesday, Apr. 2nd
DEVELOPING COURSES AROUND CONTROVERSIAL TOPICS
with Ashley Hurst, PhD Student & Adjunct Professor.
Ashley has used controversial topics as a fulcrum for undergraduate Anthropology courses with much success. We will discuss her innovation, implementation, and ideas for the future.