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Register now: OPID Spring Conference 2015

Register today to attend the 2015 OPID Spring Conference April 16-17 at Heidel House in Green Lake. This conference will bring together more than 200 faculty and staff from across many disciplines to demonstrate the UW System’s commitment to excellence in teaching and student learning. The conference will provide a forum to recognize, acknowledge and share the expertise of faculty and academic staff who excel at teaching and value learning and are committed to sharing their experience, knowledge, practice and scholarship with colleagues. The intentional relationships among teaching, learning and making excellence inclusive will be emphasized.

Faculty note: Dalke

Sociologist Karen Dalke of the UW-Green Bay faculty made a presentation in January as part of an international conference in New Delhi, India. Dalke was a co-presenter, with Harry Wels of VU University Amsterdam, at the third Minding Animals Conference. Their topic was “So Zoopolis! Explorations in creating human-animal societies.”

Register now: OPID Spring Conference 2015

Register today to attend the 2015 OPID Spring Conference April 16-17 at Heidel House in Green Lake. This conference will bring together more than 200 faculty and staff from across many disciplines to demonstrate the UW System’s commitment to excellence in teaching and student learning. The conference will provide a forum to recognize, acknowledge and share the expertise of faculty and academic staff who excel at teaching and value learning and are committed to sharing their experience, knowledge, practice and scholarship with colleagues. The intentional relationships among teaching, learning and making excellence inclusive will be a foundation of this event. For more information on the OPID Spring Conference 2015 please visit the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning website at www.uwgb.edu/catl/conference/uws.asp. Registration deadline is April 3, 2015.

On Jan. 15, Academic and University Staff co-host ‘Workplace Conflict’ session


Join the Academic Staff and University Staff professional development programming committees as they co-present their first workshop of 2015, “Transforming Workplace Conflict,” from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, in Phoenix Room C of the Union. The presenter is corporate trainer and facilitator Tim Pflieger. All University employees are welcome. “Conflicts are inevitable in any organization. Learn effective ways of addressing group and interpersonal differences. Throughout this workshop, you will define partnership and the relationship of conflict within partnership.” RSVP here.

Reminder: Teaching with technology, and distance learning conferences

Two opportunities for instructors to share their expertise with teaching with technology are coming up, with late-January due dates for submitting proposals.
Sharing Successes and Challenges in Teaching with Technology is a UW System Virtual Showcase Conference, a no-cost, no-travel conference April 9 and 10 organized by the Learning Development Council. Curtis Bonk and Sarah Horton are keynote speakers. Please consider both attending and presenting. Proposals are due Jan. 30.
Distance Teaching and Learning Conference sponsored by UW-Madison is considered a premier national conference in distance education. The conference is in Madison Aug.11-13, 2015.

CATL advertises 2015 learning/presentation opportunities

The Center for the Advancement of Teaching & Learning (CATL) office would like to present several opportunities to share your expertise as well as opportunities to participate in activities and discussions in several areas of interest. For more information on upcoming workshops and conferences, visit the Conferences page on the CATL website.
Improved Online Teaching with Focus on Effective Assessment – This face to face workshop will be facilitated by Penny Ralston-Berg, an expert in online pedagogy and course design, at UW-Stout on January 22, 2015. Ms. Ralston-Berg will guide participants through a number of activities that will explore alignment of course activities and assessments with course learning outcomes. Identified gaps and challenges will be addressed with effective online assessment strategies focused on student learning and enhanced engagement. For more info.
Sharing Successes and Challenges in Teaching with Technology – a UW System Virtual Showcase Conference hosted by the Learning Technology Development Council. Curtis Bonk and Sarah Horton are keynote speakers for this no-travel and no-cost conference. Please consider submitting a proposal to share your expertise. Proposals are due Jan. 30. For more information.
Distance Teaching and Learning Conference – sponsored by UW-Madison is seeking proposal submissions, with a Jan. 26 deadline. The Distance Teaching & Learning Conference is recognized internationally for its quality, integrity, and longevity. As a premier conference in distance education, it has welcomed thousands of speakers and distance education professionals to share ideas, resources, research, and best practices in its 30‑year legacy. The conference is in Madison, August 11-13, 2015.
The 2015 UW System Women & Science Program Spring Conference – May 18-19 at the Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells. We are now open for submission of proposals for presentations. Please share teaching, advising, mentoring, or other strategies that attract and retain students and educators who are underrepresented in STEM. Priority will be given to presentations that include assessment of the activity. Presenters’ meals and rooms will be paid for by the Women & Science Program; campuses will be asked to cover the mileage to get to the conference site. For more information about the conference, and the online abstract submission form.

Clarification: Gallagher-Lepak, Herdman presentations

Our recent Log item should have been more clear that Profs. Susan Gallagher-Lepak and Heather Herdman of the Professional Program in Nursing have had three abstracts accepted for presentation at 10th Biennial Conference of ACENDIO 2015, in Bern, Switzerland in April. ACENDIO is the Association for Common European Nursing Diagnoses, Interventions and Outcomes. The conference website is http://www.acendio.net/. The abstracts include “A case-study methodology for use of a NANDA-I clinical decision support e-tool,” as well as “Evidence-based research to guide clinical decision support.”
  

Faculty note: Gallagher-Lepak, Herdman presentations


Profs. Susan Gallagher-Lepak and Heather Herdman of the Professional Program in Nursing have submitted three abstracts for presentation in April at the 10th Biennial Conference of ACENDIO 2015, in Bern, Switzerland. ACENDIO is the Association for Common European Nursing Diagnoses, Interventions and Outcomes. The abstracts include “A case-study methodology for use of a NANDA-I clinical decision support e-tool,” as well as “Evidence-based research to guide clinical decision support.”

Staff note: Trombley presentation

Christina Trombley, director of the Adult Degree Program, presented at the University Professional and Continuing Education Association’s (UPCEA) Central Region Conference in Denver, CO. Her presentation, “Case Study for Developing Data Dashboards,” was rated one of five “Best in Show” based on participant evaluations and is a finalist to be included in the UPCEA National Conference in Washington, D.C.

Call for Proposals: UW System conference on ‘Advancing Academic Literacy’

The CATL Office on campus shares word that UW System faculty and staff are invited to submit proposals for a UW System Conference on Academic Literacy to be held at the UW Marathon County Center for Civic Engagement in Wausau on Thursday, June 4, 2015. Titled “Effective Teaching and Program Development for Underprepared and At-Risk Learners,” the conference is sponsored by the UW Colleges English Department through a UW System Conference and Professional Development Grant. The deadline for proposals is Jan. 15. The proposal submission form can be found at https://jfe.qualtrics.com/form/SV_bxBkCTtUoHVNO7z.