From the Faculty Focus blog, Five Types of Quizzes That Deepen Engagement with Course Content . Includes useful citations to teaching research on quizzing.
Teaching writing, better, in every discipline.
The University of Minnesota offers a one day writing seminar. From the call for participation “The University’s Writing-Enriched Curriculum Program invites faculty members, instructors, and administrators from across the disciplines to its third campus-wide symposium. This all-day, celebratory event will be composed of large-group presentations and small break-out panel discussions, all focused on methods for infusing discipline-relevant writing instruction into undergraduate courses and curricula. The symposium will appeal to anyone interested in discussing shapes, modes, and qualities of writing and writing instruction.”
Free, but registration is required. May 10th. Register here.
THATCamp Twin Cities
Do work in the Humanities and use technology? Then you might be a Digital Humanist. A one day conference for all skill/knowledge levels is planned at Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) for 23 May 2016. Details here.
Organized partly by yours truly, Jack Norton, along with Ray Lockman (Library) and former Normandale faculty Maran Wolston (with others at the University of Minnesota).