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$395.00
Promoting and Assessing Significant Learning
Elizabeth Barkley & Claire Major
Elizabeth Barkley is a founder and managing member of Faculty2Faculty. She also is Professor of Music History at Foothill College, Los Altos, California. With almost four decades as an innovative and reflective teacher, she has received numerous honors and awards, including being named California’s Higher Education Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, formally recognized by the California state legislature for her contributions to undergraduate education, selected as “Innovator of the Year” in conjunction with the National League for Innovation, presented with the Hayward Award for Educational Excellence, and honored by the Center for Diversity in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. Claire Major is a founder and managing member of Faculty2Faculty. Prior to and during her doctoral work, she taught developmental English, freshman writing, and sophomore literature. She began her post-doctoral career working in faculty development as director of a teaching center focused on problem-based learning at Samford University. She soon took a position as a professor of Higher Education Administration at the University of Alabama, where in addition to her roles in teaching, research, and services, she has served as a program coordinator for the Higher Education Administration program, a special assistant to the provost for Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) reaccreditation work, and as a teaching and research consultant for the College of Community Health Services.
$395.00
Significant Learning by Design I
Dee Fink
Hello!  I'm Dee Fink and I want to welcome you to Significant Learning by Design-I!  I'm glad you've decided to participate in this online workshop!  
$395.00
Significant Learning by Design II
Dee Fink
Hello!  I'm Dee Fink and I want to welcome you to Significant Learning by Design-I!  I'm glad you've decided to participate in this online workshop!  
$395.00
Getting Started With Team-Based Learning
Jim Sibley
Jim Sibley is a faculty developer with 33 years of experience at the University of British Columbia in beautiful Vancouver, Canada. He is an international Team-Based Learning consultant and has written the recent book Getting Started with Team-Based Learning. For more information about Jim and his work or TBL, you can visit his website www.learntbl.ca or contact him at jim.sibley@gmail.com. His most recent major publication: Getting Started with Team-Based Learning  (Stylus Publishing), August 2014.

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Optimize Learning offers professional development workshops to groups of faculty and staff from colleges and universities across the United States. Each Optimize Learning workshop is offered completely online and is facilitated by experienced coaches who provide participants with personalized feedback and hands-on practice throughout the learning experience. Get Started with Optimize Learning today!

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With Optimize Learning, application activities enable you to apply design principles to your own course. You will receive feedback on your individual work from experienced coaches and your colleagues. The facilitated, two-week sessions occur completely online with no class meetings. Optimize Learning sessions are limited to 20 participants.  Our team is dedicated to providing an exceptional experience for you.

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At Optimize Learning you can communicate directly with other students and your instructor. You get to decide if you would like your questions marked public for others to learn from, or private if you feel more comfortable. You can always feel free to ask any questions to learn more and gain more insight into the course and how to apply it. Access your archived conversations at any time. Check out Optimize Learning today!

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Dee Fink

Significant Learning by Design I & II

Hello!  I'm Dee Fink and I want to welcome you to Significant Learning by Design-I!  I'm glad you've decided to participate in this online workshop!

Elizabeth Barkley & Claire Major

Promoting and Assessing Significant Learning

Elizabeth Barkley is a founder and managing member of Faculty2Faculty. She also is Professor of Music History at Foothill College, Los Altos, California. With almost four decades as an innovative and reflective teacher, she has received numerous honors and awards, including being named California’s Higher Education Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, formally recognized by the California state legislature for her contributions to undergraduate education, selected as “Innovator of the Year” in conjunction with the National League for Innovation, presented with the Hayward Award for Educational Excellence, and honored by the Center for Diversity in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.

Jim Sibley

Getting Started With Team-Based Learning

Jim Sibley is a faculty developer with 33 years of experience at the University of British Columbia in beautiful Vancouver, Canada. He is an international Team-Based Learning consultant and has written the recent book Getting Started with Team-Based Learning. For more information about Jim and his work or TBL, you can visit his website www.learntbl.ca or contact him at jim.sibley@gmail.com.