NCAT Webinar Series
Following three highly successful webinars in spring 2013, NCAT has now scheduled four new webinars for fall 2013. Each webinar will feature an NCAT Redesign Scholar, an experienced course redesign project leader, who will describe the redesign project with a particular focus on its distinguishing characteristics. The webinars scheduled for fall 2013 are:
- September 10, 2013 at 1 pm Eastern time: Redesign of the developmental math sequence using modularization and mastery learning at Northwest-Shoals Community College (AL), presented by Crystal Ingle.
- October 8, 2013 at 1 pm Eastern time: Redesign of American History and European History at the State University of New York at Potsdam presented by Jim German, featuring the effective use of undergraduate learning assistants.
- November 19, 2013 at 1 pm Eastern time: Redesign of Principles of Chemistry at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore presented by Jennifer Hearne, emphasizing active engagement in learning chemistry.
- December 10, 2013 at 1 pm Eastern time: Redesign of Statistics at Niagara County Community College by Dan Miller. This redesign was subsequently adopted in developmental math.
Registration is required but there is no registration fee. Registration will open on August 1, 2013 at http://www.thencat.org/Webinars/2013Webinars.html.
NCAT launched a new series of free webinars in spring 2013. A recording of each hour-long webinar that featured an NCAT Redesign Scholar, the project leader of a highly successful course redesign, describing the redesign project with a particular focus on its distinguishing characteristics is available below.
- Held on February 12, 2013, Redesigning General Psychology at Frostburg State University was presented by Megan Bradley and featured the effective use of undergraduate learning assistants. Click here to view Carolyn Jarmon's opening slides. To view a recording of the entire webinar click here.
- Held on March 12, 2013, Redesigning Computing and Information Literacy at Arizona State University was presented by Toni Farley and featured the effective use of online, automatically-graded assignments and the integration of face-to-face and online learning options. To view a recording of this webinar click here.
Note to view the webinar recordings, PC users must have Windows Media 9.0 or higher installed. Mac users must have Windows Media Components installed in QuickTime before viewing.
All webinars will be available on the NCAT website for viewing for up to one year after their initial occurrence.
If you have questions about this webinar series, please contact Carolyn Jarmon, NCAT vice president, at cjarmon@theNCAT.org.