Academic Boot Camp

Winter 2023 Application

Application Deadline:

January 13, 2023

Program Dates

January 24, 25, 26

& February 2

 

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

Tuesday,

January 24

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Location:

In-Person

Pomona Campus

HPC – Bartlett Theatre

Day 2

Wednesday,

January 25

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Location:

In-Person

Pomona Campus

HPC – Bartlett Theatre

Day 3

Thursday,

January 26

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Location:

In-Person

Pomona Campus

HPC – Bartlett Theatre

Day 4

Thursday,

February 2

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location:

In-Person

Pomona Campus

HPC – Bartlett Theatre

ABC Winter 2023 will be held on January 24, 25, 26, and February 2 and will be run in person.

The deadline to submit your registration is Friday, January 13, 2023.

Contact cetl@westernu.edu for any questions.

Students will present a capstone project on February 2.

* 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 register for Academic Boot Camp Winter 2023, please complete the form below.  

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