Month
Date
Upcoming Event
February2/9/2015
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Center for Applied Ethics Workshop: Life + 10
What would you do to extend your lifespan by ten percent, an addition of seven healthy years? For years, we have known there are health benefits for individuals of color who have lower levels of unconscious racism; the same is true for women and sexism. Now, we have learned this applies to aging and ageism as well…and we all are aging. PRESENTER: Leni Marshall (English and Philosophy) discusses this groundbreaking research and its ethical implications.
2/19/2015
10:10 AM - 11:05 AM
Learn@UW-Stout Quiz Tool Workshop (via WebEx)
This workshop is for UW-Stout instructors looking for hands-on instruction with the Learn@UW-Stout quizzing tool. Workshop participation will occur online through WebEx. This workshop will focus on the Quizzing tool within Learn@UW-Stout (LMS) and will cover the basics of organizing a question library, demonstrating how to build questions in the library, creating a quiz and importing questions into a quiz. It will also address common mistakes that occur when creating a quiz. There will be discussion on ways to encourage academic honesty through randomized questions and answers, setting time limits, and utilizing Respondus Lockdown Browser. Upon completion of the workshop, attendees will be able to: > Build A Question Library > Use the Question Library to create a new quiz > Link a quiz to the Gradebook > Create sections of questions within a quiz that will be randomly selected for each student > Identify and determine when to use the Quiz tool settings, including time and date restrictions, late submission actions, and special access. > Identify and avoid key mistakes when creating quizzes > Release quiz results to students using the Submission View option > Demonstrate the ability to preview a quiz > Analyze the quiz outcomes and improve the quiz for future students
March3/3/2015
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Center for Applied Ethics Workshop - CEHHS goes to SEAC: Faculty share their Ethics Research
The Society for Ethics across the Curriculum hosts a conference each year in which faculty share their latest research and pedagogical innovations In this session, Bob Salt (HDFS) will share his research presented at the 2014 SEAC conference. Bob will discuss ethics, morality and values in the context of an undergraduate human sexuality course.
April4/2/2015
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
The Center for Applied Ethics Workshop: Social Responsibility and Ethical Reasoning: Teaching Diversity
Many ethical and social responsibility issues arise in the context of diversity. What is diversity? Why should students learn about it? What obstacles arise when teaching it? PRESENTERS: Glenda Jones (English and Philosophy) and Tina Lee (Social Sciences) will present and lead a discussion of such issues and how their courses address them.
4/22/2015
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Center for Applied Ethics Workshop: Pedagogy that Promotes Academic Integrity
This session will explore some of the options James Lang suggests instructors use in his recent book Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty (Harvard, 2013). Lang draws upon considerable empirical research into student cheating to explore proactive pedagogical changes instructors can make to encourage academic honesty and reduce academic dishonesty. Everyone is invited to discuss Lang’s ideas and examples and bring their own ideas and examples to the table.

 

 





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