2017-18 Excellence in Teaching Conference

2017-18 Logo OTET Conference

CCT's 3rd annual Excellence in Teaching Conference included lunch and a poster session followed by concurrent workshop sessions that provided faculty with an excellent professional development opportunity, and a chance to learn more about what their colleagues are doing and gather inspiring ideas!

Date


September 28, 2017

Location


Klamath Falls, College Union

Agenda


 

10:30 AM   Registration Opens, Crater Lake Complex

 

11:00 AM – 12:45 PM Poster Session & Lunch, Cascades


12:45 PM – 4:00 PM    Concurrent Workshop Sessions

  • 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM   Session 1     Mt. Bailey / Mt. McLoughlin / Sunset
  • 1:45 PM – 2:00 PM      Break            Mt. Shasta Lounge
  • 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM     Session 2     Mt. Bailey / Mt. McLoughlin / Sunset
  • 3:00 PM – 3:15 PM      Break            Mt. Shasta Lounge
  • 3:15 PM – 3:45 PM     Session 3     Mt. Bailey / Cascades
  • 3:45 PM – 4:00 PM      Break            Mt. Shasta Lounge

Poster Session & Lunch


11:00 am - 12:45 pm | Cascades

A Comparison of Student and Mid-Career Professional’s Media Choices
Kevin Brown, Ph.D., Communication
Dan Peterson, Ph.D., Communication
Terri Torres, M.S., Mathematics

A Few Lessons from Using Jupyter in the Lab

Scott Prahl, Ph.D., Electrical Engineering & Renewable Energy

Commission on College Teaching: 2016-17 Activities and Accomplishments

Aja Bettencourt-McCarthy, MLIS, Library
Travis Lund, Ph.D., Natural Sciences

Competency-Based Instruction in Engineering Mechanics
Charles “CJ” Riley, Ph.D., PE, Civil Engineering

Design and Development of a Hydro-Electric Generation and Turbo-Machinery Laboratory

Nathan Mead, Ph.D., Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering and Technology

Designing Sponsored Projects as Powerful Hands-On Educational Experiences for Students: Examples from the Oregon Tech Relationship Building Program and Oregon Tech JOBS Program

Trevor Petersen, Ph.D., Humanities and Social Sciences

Development of Laboratory Assignments for Communication Systems Using GNU Radio

Eve Klopf, Ph.D., Electrical Engineering & Renewable Energy

Encouraging Student Reading with Enlightening Reading Assignments:

From Student-Generated Reading Questions to The 3-2-1 Report
Christopher J. Syrnyk, Ph.D., Communication

Learning Assessment in 10-week Introductory Physics Courses

Yuehai Yang, Ph.D., Natural Science

Oregon Tech’s Excellence in Teaching Workshop: Concept to Results

Sharon Beaudry, JD, SPHR, Business Management
Charles “CJ” Riley, Ph.D., PE, Civil Engineering

Taking Peer Teaching to the Next Level: Students Develop and Teach a MLS Career Exploration Course

Caroline Doty, MS, MLS(ASCP), Medical Laboratory Science
Dawn Taylor, EdM, MT(ASCP), Medical Laboratory Science

What is Population Health Management?  Meeting Industry Needs with a Community-Based Approach

Sophia Lyn Nathenson, Ph.D., Population Health Management


Concurrent Workshop Sessions


 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM    Workshop Session 1 has 3 Options:

  • Open Education Resources: Tailoring Instruction While Saving Students Money!
  • Mt. Bailey
  • John Borgen, Psy.D., Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen, MLIS, Library
  • Gregg Waterman, Ph.D., Mathematics
  • Being Wrong Book Discussion 
  • Sunset
  • Trevor Petersen, Ph.D., Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Best Practices for Teaching Online
  • Mt. McLoughlin
  • Carrie Dickson, Online Learning
  • Suzanne Hopper, M.A., Dental Hygiene
  • Grant Kirby, M.S., Management
  • Veronica Koehn, Ph.D., Communication
  • Amber Lancaster, Ph.D., Communication

1:45 PM – 2:00 PM      Break 

Refreshments available in Mt. Shasta Lounge

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM      Workshop Session 2 has 3 Options:

  • Solving Problems with Design Thinking  (2:00 pm - 3:45 pm)
  • Mt. Bailey
  • Seth Anthony,  Ph.D., Natural Sciences
  • Aaron Scher,  Ph.D.,Electrical Engineering & Renewable Energy
  • Terri Torres, M.A., Mathematics
  • Kristy Weidman, M.A., Management
  • Getting the Conversation Going: Classroom Discussion Best Practices
  • Sunset
  • Ben Bunting, Ph.D., Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Using Undergraduate “Learning Assistants” in Your Classroom
  • Mt. McLoughlin
  • Yuehai Yang, Ph.D., Natural Sciences
  • Addie Clark, Ph.D., Natural Sciences
  • Elvira Schechtel, M.S., Natural Sciences

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM      Break

Refreshments available in Mt. Shasta Lounge

3:15 PM – 3:45 PM      Workshop Session 3 has 6 Options:

  • Continued: Solving Problems with Design Thinking  (2:00 pm - 3:45 pm)
  • Mt. Bailey
  • Kristy Weidman, M.A., Management
  • Aaron Scher, Ph.D., Electrical Engineering & Renewable Energy
  • Terri Torres, M.S., Mathematics
  • Seth Anthony, Ph.D., Natural Sciences
  • Working in Groups: Everything you need to know to have successful groups in your class 
  • Sunset
  • Kevin Brown, Ph.D., Communication
  • Dan Peterson, Ph.D., Communication
  • Commission on College Teaching 2017-2018 
  • Cascades
  • Aja Bettencourt-McCarthy, MLIS, Library
  • Travis Lund, Ph.D., Natural Sciences
  • ESLO Committees
  • Cascades
  • Interested in learning more about these learning outcomes or incorporating them in greater depth in your courses?  Join members of the faculty ESLO committees in the Cascades for a discussion of opportunities to work with faculty who are passionate about these areas in the upcoming year!
  • ESLO Committee: Diverse Perspectives 
  • Veronica Koehn, Ph.D., Communication
  • ESLO Committee: Ethical Reasoning 
  • Yasha Rohwer, Ph.D., Humanities and Social Sciences
  • ESLO Committee: Quantitative Literacy 
  • Kari J. Lundgren, Ph.D., Communication
  • ESLO Committee: Teamwork 
  • Trevor Petersen, Ph.D., Humanities and Social Sciences

3:45 PM – 4:00 PM      Break 

Refreshments available in Mt. Shasta Lounge


Conference Book:


Logo Being Wrong Book


 


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