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Presentation on Small Group Instructional Diagnosis
Updated by Janaina on February 3, 2:30 pm

 

February 10, 2016

3:30-4:30 pm
School of Nursing, room 1231 (701 Highland Ave. across from UW hospital)

 

Elisa Torres, an Assistant Professor from the School of Nursing and Lil Tong from WISCIENCE will be presenting on Small Group Instructional Diagnosis. This is a method of receiving confidential feedback on strengths and areas for possible change in your teaching based on a consensus message from your students about midway through the semester.

 

Elisa tried this in fall 2015 and had amazing results, including a reduction in workload! If you'd like to learn more, please come to a presentation and Q&A on this method.

 


JOIN US at the Delta Madison College Open House!
Updated by Janaina on January 20, 12:30 pm


Tuesday, February 23
9:30am-12:30pm
MATC- Truax Campus, Board Room

The Madison College (formerly Madison Area Technical College or MATC) will be holding an open house for Madison College faculty and Delta participants to explore synergies and the Madison College campus.
 
This event is for YOU, if you:

  • Want to explore academic life at a technical college campus;
  • Want to do a Delta internship and would like to hear about the internship projects UW-Madison graduate students have already done at MC as well as new opportunities;
  • Want to get teaching experience via a guest teaching/lecturing at MC;
  • Want to network with faculty, instructional staff and administrators at MC.
Register for the event here: https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_38W0HKv9E9F3FAN

As part of registration, you can indicate your transportation needs and we’ll help coordinate rides.
 
Please join us in our collaboration with Madison College faculty and instructional staff who are committed to creative approaches to teaching and learning. We look forward to seeing you there!
Register for Delta's February Roundtable!
Updated by Janaina on January 20, 12:30 pm

 

Cultivating STEM Momentum: What it takes for transfer students to succeed in STEM

 

February 11, 2016
6:00-7:30 pm (Dinner will be provided)
Union South, Varsity Hall

Register online:https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_eqEldU3enPTQP9X

 

Join us on February 11th for the first Delta Roundtable of the spring semester led by Dr. Xueli Wang as she discusses what it takes for transfer students to succeed at a 4-year university. Dr. Wang will dispel popular misconceptions about transfer students by offering insight into their educational experiences. Dr. Wang will also discuss what her research reveals about "STEM momentum," and how 4-year universities like UW-Madison can help cultivate the conditions necessary for students to succeed in the STEM fields. Dr. Xueli Wang is an Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis (ELPA) at UW-Madison where she studies college students' pathways and success, with a particular focus on community colleges and undergraduate STEM education. Registration is required.