University of Texas at Austin

Eyes on Teaching Schedule

All faculty are invited to visit one classroom guided by a faculty docent. After class, each group will meet for coffee to discuss their classroom visit.

The deadline to sign up is Thursday, February 1.

If you have any questions about the event, please email eyesonteaching@utexas.edu.

Wed Feb. 7, 2018


ADV391K: Graduate Campaigns
W, 3:30-5
MEZ B0.306
Brad Love

Our Graduate Integrated Communication Campaigns course is a team-based one focused on learning about target audiences and creatively finding ways to connect with those people. During Eyes on Teaching, the class will be focused on determining important social trends and how those changes affect strategic communication.

Course Size: Medium
Keywords: Active Learning, Group Learning or Team-Based Learning

BIO311C: Introductory Biology I
W, 9-10a
JGB 2.324
Jennifer Fritz

Participants will get a opportunity to observe how active learning techniques can be utilized in a large lecture format to increase student engagement and meet learning goals. Eyes on Teaching attendees will be provided in-class 'clickers' so they can fully experience the class.  But no worries, answers will remain anonymous!

Course Size: Very Large
Keywords: Active Learning, Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs) e.g. REEF, Tophat, Square Cap, etc., Flipped or Hybrid Classroom, Interactive Lecture

BIO311D: Introductory Biology II
W, 9-10a
CPE 2.208
Debra Hansen

Each 50-min class is a mix of traditional lecture interspersed with opportunities for students to think about and discuss material with their peers, then engage in interactive assessment using Top Hat. Occasionally students will have an in-class hands-on activity, followed by Top Hat or hand-written assessment. E.O.T. visitors will be attending during a section about the processes underlying microevolution.

Course Size: Very Large
Keywords: Active Learning, Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs) e.g. REEF, Tophat, Square Cap, etc., Interactive Lecture, Peer Teaching

BIO325H: Honors Genetics
W, 11-12p
WEL 2.110
Ruth Buskirk & Shelly Payne

Co-instructors Shelley Payne and Ruth Buskirk typically give introductory interactive lecture and then present problems for groups of students at round tables of 6. We have added an ethics & leadership flag to our honors genetics class so will focus on applied problems.

Course Size: Large
Keywords: Active Learning, Group Learning or Team-Based Learning, Interactive Lecture
UGS Flags: Ethics and Leadership

BIO359K: Principles of Animal Behavior
W, 12, 1
JGB 2.216
Blinda McClelland

This is a class on Animal Behavior so the content greatly depends on what topic we are covering that day. I lecture and ask questions of the class and use video clips to demonstrate behaviors.

Course Size: Large
Keywords: Interactive Lecture
UGS Flags: Independent Inquiry

C S 378: Behavioral Ethics: Digital Age
W, 2-3:30p
UTC 1.144
Karen Landolt

This course carries the Leadership and Ethics flag and is also a team-based Academic Service Learning course. Our topic for the day will be “Ethics in Business –Organizational or Group Decision Biases.” The class will begin with an ethical dilemma delivered via SquareCap and will progress to an interactive lecture combined with an in-class team exercise.

Course Size: Medium
Keywords: Experiential Learning, Group Learning or Team-Based Learning, Interactive Lecture
UGS Flags: Independent Inquiry; Ethics and Leadership

CH302: Principles of Chemistry II
W,  9:25-9:50am & 10:00-10:25am
Stacy Sparks

A joint observation of two back-to-back classes:

W,  9:25 - 9:50am
WEL 2.140

Chemistry Learning Assistants (LAs) will be preparing to assist in our freshman-level general chemistry classes. Participants will observe our tiered approach to this preparation, with new and more experienced LAs working together in groups to discuss the upcoming material and how to best guide students in their learning. Each group also has a Senior LA, who leads the group, encourages LAs to consider new ways thinking about concepts, and ensures that all LAs are participating and understanding the material.

W,  10:00-10:25am
JES A121A

Students will be studying equilibrium and acid-base chemistry in a partially flipped classroom setting which utilizes REEF for in-class polling. Participants will observe our undergraduate Chemistry Learning Assistants at work in our classroom, assisting students during active learning portions of the course

Course Size: Very Large
Keywords: Active Learning, Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs) e.g. REEF, Tophat, Square Cap, etc., Flipped or Hybrid Classroom, Peer Teaching
UGS Flags: Quantitative Reasoning

CH369K: Techniques of Research
W, 1-2p
RLM 6.112
Josh Beckham

Students are beginning to learn the overview of our research and will also be delving into a specific lab technique that they will be working on the week prior and the week ahead.

Course Size: Small
Keywords: Active Learning, Peer Teaching
UGS Flags: Independent Inquiry, Writing Course

CMS338L: Leadership and Public Memory
W, 12-1p
CMA 3.120
Jennifer Jones Barbour

Overall, this course examines how public memory (shared understandings of the past) is created, shaped, and shared through processes and forms like commemorations, public speech, museum exhibits, historic sites, and monuments. On this particular day the students will be discussing an article about heritage tourism and representations of urban slavery in Charleston, South Carolina as part of a larger conversation about public memory and race in the United States. 

Course Size: Medium
Keywords: Interactive Lecture
UGS Flags: Independent Inquiry, Writing Course

CMS390S: Survey of Orgizational Communications
W, 3:30-6:30
CMA 7.120
Keri Stephens

When people join organizations, they learn the rules and norms of behavior though a process called organizational socialization. In this class, you will get to participate in a formal socialization process, and learn the fundamental scholarly literature and concepts related to how people become a part of an organization.

Course Size: Small
Keywords: Active Learning, Group Learning or Team-Based Learning, Interactive Lecture

COM320L: Seminar in Communication & Leadership
W, 12-1:30
CMA 3.116
Meme Drumwright

The course is focused on what leaders need to know and do to lead effectively and ethically. We will be focusing on one of the key skills such as gaining power and influence and using it effectively and ethically or communicating supportively to others. I use the case method of discussion teaching supplemented by in-class team exercises and interactive lecture.

Course Size: Medium
Keywords: Active Learning, Group Learning or Team-Based Learning, Interactive Lecture, Other (I use the case method of discussion teaching and in-class team exercises)
UGS Flags: Ethics and Leadership

E 324: Literature and Medicine
W, 2-3p
PAR 105
Phil Barrish

This session will focus on Henry James’s novel Washington Square (1880).

Course Size: Medium
Keywords: Active Learning, Group Learning or Team-Based Learning, Interactive Lecture, Other (These are the kinds of things I often do--it's too early for me to know what exactly I'll be doing on that day)
UGS Flags: Ethics and Leadership

ENS103W: Wind Ensemble (also ENS183W)
W, 12:02-1:50pm
MRH Bates Recital Hall
Jerry Junkin

An interactive rehearsal of The University of Texas Wind Ensemble with guest soloist Stephen Page.

Course Size: Large
Keywords: Active Learning, Experiential Learning, Group Learning or Team-Based Learning

GEO371T: RSRCH DSGN/DATA ANLY/VISLTN (Curiosity to Question)
W, 1:30-3p
JGB 3.116
Julia Clarke

This course is focused on honing principles of experimental design (including formulation of target questions and method choice), scientific writing as well as providing an introduction to field-standard tool kits for data analysis and data visualization. Students in the class will have independent projects that they will be completing throughout the course of the semester. The final project of the course is a complete, formatted short manuscript for a scientific journal.


UGS Flags: Independent Inquiry, Writing Course

GK507 (First Year Ancient Greek II)
W, 10-11am
WAG 10
Deborah Beck

Discussion of on-line self-assessments recently completed by students; mall groups of students will lead review and correction of homework exercises. May also include introduction of new material.

Course Size: Small
Keywords: Active Learning, Group Learning or Team-Based Learning, Peer Teaching

GOV310L: Intro to American Government
W, 2:30-3:45
Mezes Studio
Sean Theriault

This course is on on-line course. If you've ever been interested in seeing the "studio" where the magic happens, come observe us!

Course Size: Online
Keywords: Active Learning, Interactive Lecture

GOV370L: The United States Congress
W, 4-5:30p
CLA 0.126
Sean Theriault

We will be knee deep in the legislative process during the EOT. My class room, despite there being 125 students, is pretty informal and free-flowing.

Course Size: Very Large
Keywords: Active Learning, Interactive Lecture
UGS Flags: Independent Inquiry

GRG301C: The Natural Environment
W, 9-10a
MEZ 1.306
Mary Polk

Participants will observe a large-format course (~180) that introduces physical geography through a systems-based approach. Active learning strategies are implemented with a bring-your-own-device classroom engagement software and lectures are enhanced with dynamic media options.

Course Size: Very Large
Keywords: Active Learning, Interactive Lecture, Other

HIS333M: US Foreign Relations, 1914-Present
W, 10-11am
MEZ B0.306
Mark Lawrence

I will be delivering a lecture about U.S. policymaking in connection with aspects of the Second World War or the immediate postwar period, a crucial era that catapulted the United States to superpower status. I will likely mix lecture with video, Powerpoint images, and brief class discussion.

Course Size: Large
Keywords: Active Learning, Interactive Lecture
UGS Flags: Ethics and Leadership

HIS343W: Witches, Workers, and Wives
W, 10-11am
CLA 0.128
Julie Hardwick

Course Size: Large
Keywords: Active Learning, Interactive Lecture, Other (I think Penne Restad chose this class because of the team based learning but that won't be happening on this day)
UGS Flags: Global Cultures

KIN311K: Sport Psychology
W, 1-2p
UTC 3.122
Erik Gnagy

They will observe a lecture on the psychology of human performance.

Course Size: Large
Keywords: Interactive Lecture

KIN312M: Management of Physical Activity/Sports Programs
W, 3-4p
CLA 0.126
Matthew Bowers

An interactive large-format lecture-based course that focuses on helping students understand the legitimations for sport in society and how those legitimations shape - and are shaped by - the way in which we manage sports.

Course Size: Very Large
Keywords: Interactive Lecture

KIN342: Clinical Evaluation Athletic Injury to Lower Body
W, 10-11am
BEL 844
Brian Farr

We will be discussing the anatomy, pathology, mechanisms and signs and symptoms of common athletic/sports related injuries of the foot, ankle, and lower leg. We will also be practicing hands-on orthopedic assessment techniques.

Course Size: Medium
Keywords: Active Learning, Experiential Learning, Group Learning or Team-Based Learning, Interactive Lecture

KIN362: Coaching Theory and Principles II
W, 11-12:30
BEL 602B
Michael T. Sanders

Maximizing athletic performance utilizing periodization. Athletes/individuals response to physical performance is individual, this class will focus on the systematic regulation of training to maximize performance.

Course Size: Medium
Keywords: Active Learning, Group Learning or Team-Based Learning
UGS Flags: Independent Inquiry

M310P: Plan II Mathematics
W, 11-12p
WRW 113
Michael Starbird

Generally students are given challenges and then they discuss the ideas in small groups followed by an open discussion.

Course Size: Medium
Keywords: Active Learning, Group Learning or Team-Based Learning, Interactive Lecture
UGS Flags: Quantitative Reasoning

M325KH: Discrete Mathematics Honors
W, 9-10a
RLM 7.112
Michael Starbird

This class is conducted using Inquiry Based Learning methods. During the first half of the class, all the students will be in groups of three or so at the board writing down their own work, and then later they will present their work.

Course Size: Small
Keywords: Active Learning, Experiential Learning, Group Learning or Team-Based Learning, Peer Teaching

MIS302F: Intro to IT Management
W, 2-3:30p
UTC 2.102A
Clint Tuttle

Lecture with team-based learning exercise

Course Size: Very Large
Keywords: Flipped or Hybrid Classroom, Group Learning or Team-Based Learning, Interactive Lecture, Peer Teaching

MKT382: Strategic Marketing
W, 3:30-5
UTC 4.110
Jade DeKinder

That class session will be a combination of lecture and student group work

Course Size: Medium
Keywords: Experiential Learning, Group Learning or Team-Based Learning, Interactive Lecture

MUS312C: Music and Culture
W, 10-11am
MRH 2.608
Andrew Dell'Antonio

Depending on a still-to-be-finalized curriculum, we may be doing hands-on musical improvisation, talking about issues of ethics in music and culture, discussing students' transcriptions of examples from various traditions, talking through questions of musical canon and institutional privilege... the course is relatively new, team-taught, and dynamic.

Course Size: Large
Keywords: Active Learning, Experiential Learning, Flipped or Hybrid Classroom, Group Learning or Team-Based Learning, Interactive Lecture, Peer Teaching
UGS Flags: Global Cultures, Writing Course, Ethics and Leadership

MUS331J: Music and the Poetic Text
W, 10-11am
MRH 2.604
Robert Hatten

I will be introducing (at the piano with the class singing) Schumann's setting of Heine's "Am wunderschonen Monat Mai" and "Aus meinem Tranen spriessen" (the first two songs of Dichterliebe). We will explore the musical elements of the poetry as well as its Romantic themes, and experience how these are enhanced by Schumann's tonal and thematic strategies.

Course Size: Small
Keywords: Experiential Learning, Interactive Lecture
UGS Flags: Writing Course

N287H: Child Health Nursing
W, 9-11:30
NUR 5.174
Danica Sumpter

A case-based approach to learning about child health. Learners will translate theoretical nursing concepts by making clinical application in class by discussing with peers and help from faculty.

Course Size: Small
Keywords: Active Learning, Flipped or Hybrid Classroom

NTR312H: Intro to Nutritional Science Honors
W, 11-12p
GEA 114
Christopher Jolly

In my class, you observe how I involve the class in the lecture by promoting student participation. You will also see how connecting the lecture material to real life scenarios/diseases really keeps the students engaged.

Course Size: Medium
Keywords: Interactive Lecture

PGE334: Geomechanics
W, 12-1p
CPE 2.204
John Foster

The use of technology in the classroom to record a mix of lectures, computer content, and live examples for student reference. The idea is to use technology to give the students a "menu" of learning options.

Course Size: Large
Keywords: Flipped or Hybrid Classroom

SW310: Intro to Social Work and Social Welfare
W, 11-12:30
SW 2.116
Shane Whalley

I use storytelling and humor in the classroom. I also engage the students in conversation by using Liberating Structures.

Course Size: Medium
Keywords: Active Learning, Interactive Lecture

UGS303: Spectacle as a Political Tool
W, 9-10a
SZB 330
KJ Sanchez

The examination of how spectacle - ie, a visceral form of communication (music, lighting, sound, imagery) can be exploited to move people to action.

Course Size: Medium
Keywords: Active Learning, Experiential Learning, Group Learning or Team-Based Learning, Interactive Lecture


Thu Feb. 8, 2018



ADV373: Integrated Comm Campaigns
Th, 12:30-2p
CMA 3.12
Lucinda Atkinson

The class will consist of student presentations. In small groups, students will be pitching a new product or service they've come up with based on a consumer typology they were given the previous week.

Course Size: Medium
Keywords: Other (pitches)
UGS Flags: Independent Inquiry

AED383K: Museum Education: Practice and Application
Th, 1-4p
ART 3.408
Rina Little

The session will feature a lecture, with active teaching and learning techniques to be used by participants to enable the interpretation of objects in relation to the narration of spaces. Place marking will be examined in relation to place making.

Course Size: Small
Keywords: Active Learning, Interactive Lecture

ARC308: Architecture and Society
Th, 12:30-2p
BUR 106
Larry Speck

How do you engage large groups of students in a lecture format? How do you interest students in courses that are not in their major?

Course Size: Very Large
Keywords: Active Learning, Experiential Learning, Interactive Lecture
UGS Flags: Global Cultures

ARH302: Survey of Ancient Through Medieval Art
Th, 12:30-2p
ART 1.120
Joan Holladay

An illustrated, interactive lecture about the art of New Kingdom Egypt, followed by student reports and discussion on one of the pivotal monuments of that era, King Tut’s tomb, the history of its discovery, the artifacts contained therein, and the issues involved in their exhibition.

Course Size: Medium
Keywords: Interactive Lecture, Peer Teaching
UGS Flags: Global Cultures

AST307: Intro to Astronomy
Th, 9:30-11a
WEL 2.110
Caitlin Casey

An interactive class on introductory astronomy for science majors, from the fundamentals of night sky observing to the mechanics and physics of stars, planets and galaxies.  The course focuses on classroom-based group work and takes a hybrid approach, mixing activities into short lectures.

Course Size: Large
Keywords: Active Learning, Hybrid Classroom, Group Learning or Team-Based Learning, Interactive Lecture, Peer Teaching
UGS Flags: Quantitative Reasoning

BIO320: Cell Biology
Th, 9:30-11a
JGB 2.216
Terry O'Halloran

Segements of lecture interspersed with student group work

Course Size: Large
Keywords: Active Learning, Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs) e.g. REEF, Tophat, Square Cap, etc., Group Learning or Team-Based Learning, Interactive Lecture

BIO320L: Cell Biology Laboratory
Th, 9:30-12:30
BME 2.306
Jennifer Moon

Students participating in research, possibly a discussion on the critical reading of scientific papers.

Course Size: Small
Keywords: Active Learning, Experiential Learning
UGS Flags: Independent Inquiry, Writing Course

C C317: Classical Archaeology: Methods and Approaches
Th, 12:30-2p
CLA 0.120
Adam Rabinowitz

Two students will be presenting formal position papers on either side of an ethical debate (in this case, the stewardship of archaeological heritage in conflict situations). They will then lead the class in a discussion of the issues involved and the ramifications for their own future involvement in archaeology (direct or indirect -- we'll have both majors, for whom this is a required course, and non-majors).

Course Size: Small
Keywords: Peer Teaching, Other (Classroom debate)
UGS Flags: Ethics and Leadership, Global Cultures

C S376: Computer Vision
Th, 3:30-5
GDC 2.216
Kristen Grauman

Lecture on computer vision

Course Size: Large
Keywords: Active Learning, Interactive Lecture

CH353: Physical Chemistry I
Th, 11-12:30
WEL 2.110
David Vanden Bout

Some short lecture followed by a problem solving activity

Course Size: Large
Keywords: Active Learning
UGS Flags: Quantitative Reasoning

CMS315M: Interpersonal Communication Theory
Th, 2-3:30p
UTC 2.112A
John Daly

Interactive lecture on interpersonal communication...probably around this time of semester lectures on person perception and communication

Course Size: Very Large
Keywords: Interactive Lecture

E 316N: World Literature
Th, 9:30-11a
SAC 1.402
Elizabeth Richmond-Garza

The class will be a multimedia lecture on a literary topic, using music, images and film clips to assist students in analyzing and appreciating global literary and cultural material. The lecture will be made more student-centered and interactive through the use of the TopHat app.

Course Size: Very Large
Keywords: Active Learning, Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs) e.g. REEF, Tophat, Square Cap, etc., Flipped or Hybrid Classroom, Interactive Lecture
UGS Flags: Global Cultures

E303D: Plan II World Lit Part II
Th, 9:30-11a
PAR 210
Heather Houser

This course is a required world literature seminar for Plan II first-years. The focus of my section is "Earth, Sea, & Sky: The Natures of World Literature." Observers will see a brief opening presentation by one of the students introducing the text & its author (either an anime film or novel by Kurt Vonnegut) followed by a discussion and possibly a small group activity.

Course Size: Small
Keywords: Active Learning, Peer Teaching
UGS Flags: Writing Course

FIN370: Integrative Finance
Th, 3:30-5:00p
UTC 1.118
Ken Wiles

FIN 370 is the capstone course for finance majors. The class is primarily a case based class but does have a few lectures. We will likely discuss a particular case.

Course Size: Medium
Keywords: Active Learning, Group Learning or Team-Based Learning, Interactive Lecture
UGS Flags: Independent Inquiry, Writing Course

HED343: Foundations of Epidemiology
Th, 8-9:30am
SZB Al Kiva 104
Carol Spaulding

The class will be engaged in a small group Learning Activity associated with common population health indicators.

Course Size: Large
Keywords: Active Learning, Experiential Learning, Group Learning or Team-Based Learning

HED351: Needs Assessment/Program Planning
Th, 3:30-5p
BEL 602A
Liesl Nydegger

Participants will observe students learning how to use components of a needs assessment that they conducted in planning a health promotion program for a priority population they chose. The class will include an interactive lecture and discussion, and a group activity where the students will apply the information they learned in the lecture to an in-class assignment.

Course Size: Medium
Keywords: Active Learning, Group Learning or Team-Based Learning, Interactive Lecture
UGS Flags: Independent Inquiry

HIS315L: United States Since 1865
Th, 2-3:30p
JES A121A
Steven Mintz

A flipped classroom. Students have a robust, highly interactive online experience that features a variety of simulations combined with an in-class experience that emphasizes inquiry, analysis of primary sources, and team-based learning.

Course Size: Very Large
Keywords: Active Learning, Experiential Learning, Flipped or Hybrid Classroom, Group Learning or Team-Based Learning, Interactive Lecture, Other (Highly interactive online experience)
UGS Flags: Cultural Diversity

INF392K: Digital Archiving and Preservation
Th, 12:00-3:00p
UTA 1.210A
Patricia Galloway

In class that day (Thursday) I will probably lecture on what I call the "context of creation," which is the environment in which a digital object is created so that we can decide what needs to be preserved.

Course Size: Medium
Keywords: Experiential Learning, Flipped or Hybrid Classroom, Interactive Lecture

J326F: Reporting Sports
Th, 11-12:30
CMA 4.144
Kevin Robbins

Participants can expect to see a lively, engaged gathering of future journalists learning, through trial and error, to report and write on deadline. Students will gather reporting (and possibly interview someone) for a 300-word story, written on a 20-minute deadline and read aloud for constructive criticism.

Course Size: Small
Keywords: Active Learning, Experiential Learning
UGS Flags: Independent Inquiry, Writing Course

KIN310: Physiological Basis of Conditioning
Th, 12:30-2p
BEL 328
Philip Stanforth

We will be studying the cardiovascular system and/or aerobic training for the cardiovascular system. It will be a fairly traditional lecture; however, hopefully it will be a very interactive one. We will be covering exercise and the cardio-respiratory system. We will cover functions of the cardio-respiratory system or how the cardio-respiratory system responds during exercise.

Course Size: Very Large
Keywords: Interactive Lecture

KIN348: Psychological Aspects of Exercise
Th, 12:30-2p
BEL 602A
John Bartholomew

We will be discussing the impact of exercise on depression. I will use video to illustrate mental health challenges. Students will review an clinical trial and work in groups to predict the outcomes.

Course Size: Medium
Keywords: Active Learning, Group Learning or Team-Based Learning

KIN351: Philosophy of Sport and Physical Activity
Th, 11-12:30
SZB 380
Tolga Ozyurtcu

We will be in the early stages of our exploration of the aesthetic dimensions of sport and physical activity. In particular, we’ll be discussing the relationship between sport and the arts, whether sport is an art, and what may be gained from an aesthetic perspective on sport.

Course Size: Medium
Keywords: Interactive Lecture
UGS Flags: Ethics and Leadership, Writing Course

LAH350: Honors Film Theory Seminar
Th, 2-3:30p
PAR 210
Donna Kornhaber

Discussion of a film theory text and/or film viewed in light of a film theory text

Course Size: Small
Keywords: Active Learning, Interactive Lecture
UGS Flags: Writing Course

LEB323: Business Law and Ethics
Th, 11:00a-12:30p
UTC 4.104
Frances Pedersen

We will focus on business ethics, including methods of ethical decision making (utilitarianism, deontology, virtue ethics), errors in decision making (behavioral ethics), and corporate social responsibility (shareholder v. stakeholder theories). A combination of hypothetical scenarios and real world examples will be used for class discussion.

Course Size: Large
Keywords: Interactive Lecture
UGS Flags: Ethics and Leadership

M E379M: Additive Manufacturing
Th, 11-12:30
ETC 2.114
Carolyn Seepersad

We will talk about how designers can make use of 3d printing (additive manufacturing) in their projects.

Course Size: Medium
Keywords: Interactive Lecture

M375T: Topics in Math: Symmetry
Th, 9:30-11a
RLM 6.112
Mark Daniels

An Inquiry-based delivery of proof-based foundational mathematics topics

Course Size: Medium
Keywords: Active Learning
UGS Flags: Independent Inquiry

MIS301H: Intro to Info Technology Management Honors
Th, 9:30-11a
CBA 4.330
Prabhudev Konana

The class is usually case-based learning. This will involve discussion of case and students will actively participate in the discussions. It may be on Internet of Things or Blockchain.

Course Size: Medium
Keywords: Other (Case-based learning)

MIS375: IT Strategy
Th, 11-12:30p
CBA 4.328
Rajiv Garg

I am planning to go over the importance of information search and the brief introduction of the PageRank algorithm that is used by Google.

Course Size: Large
Keywords: Interactive Lecture
UGS Flags: Independent Inquiry, Writing Course

RUS326: Russian Through Drama
Th, 11-12:30
GAR 0.132
Marina Alexandrova

Participants will observe a series of exercises - pronunciation drills, poetry recitation, and acting out of specific scenes - designed to prepare students for performing in Vladimir Mayakovsky's play "Bedbug." The class will be conducted in Russian, but there will be lesson plans in English available to observers.

Course Size: Small
Keywords: Active Learning, Experiential Learning, Group Learning or Team-Based Learning, Peer Teaching

S W325: Foundations of Social Justice
Th, 9:30-11a
SSW 2.130
Diane Rhodes

Small group activities engaging students in identifying structures at work influencing society. In addition, some class discussion.

Course Size: Medium
Keywords: Active Learning, Experiential Learning
UGS Flags: Cultural Diversity

S W333: Social Work Practice with Groups
Th, 9:30-10:45
SSW 2.116
Vicki Packheiser

Delivery of group work content accompanied by creative experiential exercise followed by discussion and debriefing with class to maximize learning.

Course Size: Small
Keywords: Active Learning, Experiential Learning, Group Learning or Team-Based Learning
UGS Flags: Ethics and Leadership

S W360: Social Constructions of Disability
Online, Online
Online
Zaccheus Ahonle

Participants can observe how this class is uniquely structured and how students efficiently engaged with one another via the discussion forum

Course Size: Small
Keywords: Active Learning, Experiential Learning, Interactive Lecture

UGS303: Capturing Creativity
Th, 8-9:30am
SZB 330
Michelle Habeck

Experiential learning, Arts-based Design Thinking, Skill building by doing, Groups moving through project-based investigation and or problem-solving processes. On your feet learning (literally on their feet), collaboration, solving real-life problems in collaboration with outside clients/collaborators.

Course Size: Medium
Keywords: Active Learning, Experiential Learning, Group Learning or Team-Based Learning, Peer Teaching, Other (Solving real life problems)

UGS303: Cultural Issues with Latin America
Th, 12:30-2
SZB 330
Orlando Kelm

The object of the course is to give students experience in identifying the reasons behind the cultural issues that come up among people, especially as applied to US and Latin America.

Course Size: Medium
Keywords: Interactive Lecture
UGS Flags: Global Cultures