This highly interactive series is designed to help faculty implement new teaching strategies learned during the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants will learn from and share ideas with colleagues. Each webinar will include a facilitator-led overview of the week's topic, an interactive portion for participants to get feedback on their ideas and a summary/debrief of the subject matter. In addition, each facilitator will share a resource document for their topic.
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Webinar Series Learning GoalsAt the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to do the following:
- Identify new teaching strategies and approaches for their classrooms.
- Adapt online and remote teaching practices from the COVID-19 pandemic to new hybrid or in-person modalities.
- Design courses and learning experiences that promote equity.
- Better respond to their students’ emotional well-being.
- Feel better prepared for the upcoming fall 2021 term and beyond.
FormatWhile the format of this series is a hybrid of the highly popular "Teaching Undergraduate Biology" (webinar series presented Jan. 2020 – April 2021) and "Microedu Live!" discussions (webinar series March 2020 – April 2021), the content is all new.
- Live events will include short presentations, focused discussions, group work and large group discussions.
- There will be opportunities for discussion and further learning with course participants outside the live events.
- Attendees will receive a link to the recording (excluding any breakout room activities) after the live event.
- Be an ASM member at any level except ASM Supporting member.
- Be currently teaching at an institution of higher education in the United States.
- Commit to attend all 6 live events.
- Be one of the following:
- A graduate student.
- A postdoc.
- An early career educator (within 5 years of terminal degree).
- An educator at a minority-serving institution or community college.
Sept. 30: Engaging students in the online environment.
University of California Los Angeles
Oct. 4: Promoting equity in the in-person and online classroom.
Oct. 14: Creating your own online/remote labs.
Oct. 21: HyFlex (and its variations).
Kingsborough Community College
Oct. 28: Adjusting back to in-person learning.
University of North Georgia
Nov. 4: Pedagogy of care (encompasses empathy, trauma-awareness, equity).
Pima Community College
EligibilityThis webinar series is open to undergraduate educators who meet the following criteria:
- Teach the biological sciences, at any career stage.
- Have a general working knowledge of evidence-based practices and active learning. Completion of ASM’s Teaching Undergraduate Biology webinar series satisfies this requirement.
- ASM members (at any level except supporting): $100 for the 6-week series.
- Non-members (non-members or ASM supporting members): $200 for the 6-week series.
- No refunds will be given. All registrants will receive links to the recordings.