Academic Boot Camp

July 2022 Application

Application Deadline:

June 24, 2022

Program Dates

July 6, 7, 8, 14

 

Academic Boot Camp (ABC) is designed for New WesternU Faculty who have joined the university within the past year. ABC emphasizes the pedagogical basics of learning objectives, learning events, and assessment item writing. This session has been specifically re-tooled to not only teach the pedagogical basics but also emphasize technology and the skills needed for remote teaching and learning.

 

This intensive 4-day seminar/workshop, plus an Alumni Day, focuses on specific issues of teaching and student learning:

  • learning objectives
  • designing the learning experience
  • assessing the student (focusing on test item writing)
  • online pedagogy

Other topics to be covered will include:

  • best practices for PowerPoint
  • test item analysis
  • dealing with difficult student behaviors
  • teaching with technology
  • promotion & tenure

Day 1

Wednesday, July 6

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Location:

TBD

Day 2

Thursday, July 7

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Location:

TBD

Day 3

Friday, July 8

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Location:

TBD

Day 4

Thursday, July 14

8:30 am – 2:30 pm

Location:

TBD

ABC Summer 2022 will be held July 6, 7, 8, 14 and will be run in-person, as well we remotely via Zoom and MS Teams to help familiarize faculty with hybrid and online tech solutions. Additionally, a bonus Alumni Day will be scheduled during the Spring semester with the date TBD.

The deadline to submit your application is June 24, 2022.

Contact cetl@westernu.edu for any questions.

Students will present a capstone project on July 14th.

* NOTE: A laptop or tablet is required to get the most out of this seminar/workshop. There will be in-class assignments, as well as homework each night. Please be prepared to work – it IS called BOOT CAMP.

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To apply for Academic Boot Camp Summer 2022, please complete the application below.  

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Application Deadline:

June 24, 2022

Program Dates

July 6, 7, 8, 14