• Innovation Exchange

    Sharing ideas that promote inventive teaching

  • On Demand

    "Cross Disciplinary Collaboration in Higher Education" - Tami Radohl

    Cross disciplinary collaboration provides instructors with opportunities to expose students to real world scenarios they will encounter upon graduation. Simulation, an innovative active learning strategy, will be explored as a way to facilitate collaboration, demonstrate knowledge and apply new skills in a controlled classroom environment. Using video clips from an inter-professional simulation between social work and nursing students at Park University, Dr. Radohl will offer step-by-step instructions on how to facilitate a simulation and provide resources to learn more about the practice.

    "Hosting a Dynamic Meeting with Zoom" - Erica Jansen

    More and more, we're experiencing a need to host meetings virtually with our students and faculty. How can we ensure those meetings feel as engaging, productive, and seamless as those we hold face-to-face? Participants joined as we explored best practices for hosting dynamic and effective Zoom meetings!

    "Tools to Enhance Student Retention in the Major" - Linda Bell

    As the rigor and demands grow in upper-level courses, some students drop out and shop around for another major. Participants learned about a strategy implemented in the accounting curriculum to enhance student retention. These are not unique to accounting; rather, could be implemented across the university.

    "New Year-New YOU!—Using Effective Science for Ourselves and Students in the Classroom" - Kathy Jackson

    Fellow faculty exchanged ideas from the effective sciences on pedagogies to impact their first impression to students, mobilize student efforts, prolong student persistence, and when all else fails, master their emotions when challenges occur. Ideas were shared from Sara Rose Cavanagh’s book, The Spark of Learning: Energizing the College Classroom with the Science of Emotion.

    "Digital Badges: Acknowledging Your Learning Achievements" - Jamie Els

    Participants learned the value to earning a digital badge. In addition, they had the opportunity to create an account in the badging system, Credly, and begin to apply for a digital badge of their choice.

  • Files/Links

    "Cross Disciplinary Collaboration in Higher Education" - Tami Radohl

    • Cross Disciplinary Collaboration in Higher Education presentation
    • Debriefing worksheet
    • Cross Disciplinary Collaboration Simulation handout
    • New Models of Cross-Disciplinary Collaborative Education (Zirger & Privitera, 2009) article

    "Hosting a Dynamic Meeting with Zoom" - Erica Jansen

    "Tools to Enhance Student Retention in the Major" - Linda Bell

    • Tools to Enhance Student Retention in the Major presentation
    • Self evaluation after first exam document
    • Self evaluation after second exam document

    "New Year-New YOU!—Using Effective Science for Ourselves and Students in the Classroom" - Kathy Jackson

    • New Year-New YOU presentation
    • The Learning Scientists' (n.d.) Lifelong Learning Book Club link
    • The Park community can view Sara Rose Cavanagh’s ebook, The Spark of Learning: Energizing the College Classroom with the Science of Emotion HERE.

    "Digital Badges: Acknowledging Your Learning Achievements" - Jamie Els

    • Digital Badges presentation
    • Digital Badge Application Guide link
    • Example Learn Template link
    • Example Do Template link
    • Example Share Template link
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