Design Forward Workbook Gallery

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Robin DeRosa

Do you sometimes feel concerned that traditional approaches to grading undermine the pedagogical framework of your course? Are you interested in strategies for assessing student

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These resources were created by CoLab staff member Matthew Cheney, Director of Interdisciplinary Studies, for the 2019 PSU staff and faculty University Days event. The

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This is the resource page the CoLab created during the Spring 2020 pivot to remote learning. It is archived here for anyone who needs to

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Robin DeRosa

A conversation about disciplinarity, collaboration, and the pedagogy of patience, with Professors Abby Goode and John Krueckeberg. Article on Slow Interdisciplinarity by Abby Goode John

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Robin DeRosa

“like boot camp, only softer and on zoom” A faculty development series centered on curriculum design as we plan for COVID-19 contingencies for Fall. A

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How can our course designs and teaching practices evolve to respond proactively and effectively to social demands for equity and inclusion? Explore these resources from

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Some folks in the CPLC asked for a time to explore “ungrading,” or moving away from grades toward feedback-oriented models. All welcome as we talk about

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Place-Based Education (PBE), so named by David Sobel, is a unique teaching technique that has been developing within the educational community. More than ever, teachers

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Authentic assessments ask students to apply their learning to new situations. It is often contrasted with conventional test assessments and can be described as “messy

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Robin DeRosa

The PT&E Advisory Group ran a virtual workshop through the CoLab for anyone who has scholarship requirements as part of their jobs and for those

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One-page syllabus for Teaching a Wicked Problem by Cathie LeBlanc
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We recently hosted a workshop on ways of incorporating graphic design and visual presentation into course design. These resources showcase some of the discussion that

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Through collaboration, low stakes/entry digital tools, and active learning exercises there are many ways to transform f2f assignments into online assignments. Using small adjustments this

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Article for upcoming discussion on Student Agency Composition Forum 29, Spring 2014 http://compositionforum.com/issue/29/ Link to PDF

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As part of the CoLab’s Jump Start program, director Robin DeRosa talks briefly about course structures to consider for spring 2021. She also provides an

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Robin DeRosa

While Covid19 didn’t create the current challenges that are facing our classrooms it has brought the conversation to the fore. This presentation will look at

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While online learning often gets framed as less social than f2f sessions, the internet actually offers possibilities for building connections among learners and across student/faculty

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Article for upcoming discussion on Student Agency Peters, J., & Mathias, L. (2018). Enacting student partnership as though we really mean it: Some Freirean principles for

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