Previous Event: Learning Objectives & Assignment Building

March 02, 2017

10:00 - 4:00

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Morning session - Learning Objectives

A panel of your colleagues will talk more about developing learning objectives, and best practices for creating RDM instruction learning objectives. The following Roundtable will focus on your experiences creating RDM instruction learning objectives.

Our panelists

Megan Bresnahan, Life Sciences and Agriculture Librarian, University of New Hampshire

Zachary Painter, Engineering and Data Services Librarian, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Thea Atwood, Science and Engineering Librarian, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Afternoon session - Assignment building in RDM

Presentation and hands-on workshop from Brian Baldi, UMass Amherst Institute for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Development. This interactive workshop will help you frame an assignment for a one-shot session, whether you are a seasoned one-shot instructor or someone who is just beginning to think about instructional design. The following Roundtable will focus on assessing and reflecting on RDM teaching.

Our Presenter

Brian Baldi, Assistant Director at the UMass Amherst Institute for Teaching Excellence & Faculty Development (TEFD), serves as the organizational lead for TEFD’s Lilly Teaching Fellows Program, conducts midterm assessments and teaching consultations, oversees a portfolio of scholarly writing programs, and is a co-founder of the Contemplative Pedagogy Working Group. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications from the University of California Berkeley, a Master’s of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and a Master's in Library Science from Simmons College.

Activities for the day

9:30 - 10:00: Registration and mingling

10:00 - 10:15: Introduction and Logistics

10:15 - 11:00: Panel discussion: Developing Learning Objectives and Lessons Learned

11:00 - 11:30: Roundtable #1: Your experiences developing Learning Objectives

11:30 - 1:00: Lunch

1:00 - 3:00: Hands on Workshop: Developing assignments for one-shot RDM instruction

3:00 - 3:10: Break

3:10 - 3:45: Roundtable #2: Assessing and Reflecting on Teaching

3:45 - 4:00: Wrap up and announcements