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K-State Today

August 27, 2013



Register now for the Academy for Student-Centered Learning

By Chris Urban

Become an Academy for Student-Centered Learning scholar by participating in a structured series of workshops to enhance the culture of student-centered learning at K-State. The academy is designed for faculty and staff with a commitment to continually improving student learning across the curricular and co-curricular realms. By bringing people together who share this common goal, the academy will create collaborative opportunities for the entire K-State community to join forces to provide the highest quality learning experiences for students.  

Fall 2013 academy workshop series presentations:

  1. Student-Centered Learning and the Whole University
    Manhattan: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Sept. 23, in Hale Library's Hemisphere Room
    Salina: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Sept. 30 in 118 Technology Center
  2. Student-Centered Learning Outcomes
    Manhattan: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 28 in the Hemisphere Room
    Salina: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 30 in 118 Technology Center
  3. Measuring Student Learning
    11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Nov. 12 at the K-State Student Union,
    part of the Institute for Student Learning Assessment
  4. Continual Improvement of Student Learning
    1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12 at the K-State Student Union,
    part of the Institute for Student Learning Assessment

View additional information about the workshop series.

Academy incentives

  • Complimentary lunch and a framed certificate presented at the annual Institute for Student Learning Assessment
  • Preference for conference travel grant funds up to $1,000 provided by the office of assessment — View the call for proposals
  • Documented membership in the Academy for Student-Centered Learning on the academy website
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities publication on best practices in student-centered learning

Registration
K-State faculty and staff interested in receiving the incentives of the Academy for Student Centered must complete the Academy Workshop Series. However, those who cannot attend all workshops are encouraged to attend what workshops they can. The registration deadline for the workshops is Sept. 16. Space is limited, so early registration is encouraged. There is no fee for participants.

Click here to register. For additional Information, contact the Office of Assessment at 785-532-5714 or assessmt@k-state.edu.

Sponsored by the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, K-State Libraries and the office of assessment.