Faculty Development Seminar Series

A new SEAS faculty development seminar series has been organized.  Its focus will be discussion of emerging distributed communication and collaboration solutions in engineering instruction.  All seminars will be held on Fridays, from 10 – 11 a.m. in Rice Hall 032 (directly beneath the auditorium) at the University of Virginia.

The sessions will be available live on the web for those who might like to join the sessions from afar and recorded for those who cannot attend live.  All are welcome.  Details regarding access to the broadcasts will be provided closer to the time of the seminars.

These sessions are intended to be semi-formal presentations with plenty of Q&A throughout.  We hope you will join us.  Finally, note that two of the sessions will be led by our colleagues Malathi, Reid, and Michael who were recently funded by President Sullivan’s Hybrid Course Challenge.

September 14

A preliminary investigation of the MOOC* model of instruction

Led by Ed Berger

October 5

The use of real-time learning environments for international, cross-cultural discussion and learning in STS

Led by Stephanie Moore

October 26

Hybrid Course Development: Computer Networks

Led by Malathi Veeraraghavan

November 16

Hybrid Course Development: Introductory Systems Engineering

Led by Reid Bailey and Michael Smith

December 7

“Flipping” the Classroom: Tools and techniques

Led by James Groves, Ed Berger, Stephanie Moore, and Michael Redwine

* MOOC – massive open on-line course

For more information contact:

James F. Groves, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Engineering & Society
Assistant Dean, Research and Outreach
School of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Virginia
85 Engineer’s Way, 017 Rice Hall
P.O. Box 400235
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4235
Ph: 434-924-6261 Cl: 434-227-1237

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