Center for Teaching and Learning

2020 Teaching & Learning Symposium posters


April 2, 2020

1 – Doing Learning Differently: International Student Experiences with Active Learning

Authors Ellen Ahlness, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences, UW Seattle Pratima Jadhav, Leadership and Policy Studies, College of Education, UW Seattle Abstract Active learning has been advocated as a method of instruction since the early 1980s, yet little attention has been paid to the way students respond to and perceive the quality…


2 – Developing Higher-Level Learning Using A Collaborative Interdisciplinary STEM Research Model

Author Salwa Al-Noori, Division of Biological Sciences, School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics, UW Bothell Abstract Topic: This project highlights an integrated interdisciplinary undergraduate research project promoting higher level learning in STEM fields. Specifically, outcomes-to-date of an ongoing faculty-mentored student-centered research project, a year-and-a-half into its progress, conducted in the School of STEM at the…


3 – Application of Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives in Early Non-Major Undergraduate Education

Authors Salwa Al-Noori, Division of Biological Sciences, School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics, UW Bothell Gary Carpenter, School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, UW Bothell Abstract Topic: We describe the design, implementation, and assessment methods of two quarter-long cross-disciplinary courses at the University of Washington Bothell (Autumn 2018, 2019) incorporating art and science as tools of…


4 – Empowering creators: Student agency and digital safety in alternative assignments

Authors Erika Bailey, University Libraries, UW Tacoma Marisa Petrich, University Libraries, UW Tacoma Abstract This poster focuses on critical questions and examples of how student agency, privacy, and intellectual freedom can become a focus of open pedagogy and alternative assignments. Increasingly, instructors are offering opportunities for students to publicly share their work online — be it…


5 – Promoting Accessible Informal STEM Learning

Authors Scott Bellman, DO-IT, College of Engineering, UW Seattle Sheryl Burgstahler, Academic Services, UW Information Technology, UW Seattle Meena Selvakumar, Information School, UW Seattle Victoria Bonebrake, Museology Master of Arts Program, Museology Graduate Program, UW Seattle Abstract Topic: Accessibility and universal design of informal science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) learning. Context: The UW DO-IT Center’s pilot project facilitated…


6 – Podcasting and Public Scholarship Pedagogy

Author Julian Barr, Department of Geography, College of Arts and Sciences, UW Seattle Abstract Podcasting has become a popular medium with shows covering politics, film and television, science, and various other wide ranging topics. In Autumn 2019, I taught for an Interdisciplinary Writing Program (IWP) course (ENGL 298), linked with Geographies of Environmental Justice, where…


7 – Women of Color in Global Health: Community, Leadership, and Resiliency

Authors Mame Mareme Diakhate, Department of Global Health, School of Public Health, UW Seattle Hannah Atlas, Department of Global Health, School of Public Health, UW Seattle Polly Woodbury, Department of Global Health, School of Public Health, UW Seattle Diem Nguyen, Department of Global Health, School of Public Health, UW Seattle Abstract Due to the negative impacts the burden of coping with…


8 – Leveraging Open Source Platforms to Foster Computational Thinking

Authors Andrew Bennett,Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering, UW Seattle Jessica Lundquist,Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering, UW Seattle Joseph Hamman, National Center for Atmospheric Research Bart Nijssen, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering, UW Seattle Abstract For the last two years we have taught an online…


9 – A Hands-On, Student-Centered Approach to the Exploration of Coriolis

Authors Rosalind Echols, School of Oceanography, UW Seattle Sasha Seroy, School of Oceanography, UW Seattle Abstract Hands-on activities and demonstrations are abundant in geoscience education. While these activities are useful tools to promote student learning, their classroom implementation often lacks key evidence-based pedagogical elements and/or real-world context, making it difficult for students to transfer and apply…


10 – Teaching Climate Through Fiction, Data and Lived Experiences

Authors Miriam Bertram, Physical Sciences Division, First Year & Pre-Major Program, UW Bothell Dana Campbell, Division of Biological Sciences, First Year & Pre-Major Program, UW Bothell Abstract The urgent need for action on the world’s climate crisis motivated our design of a new course for first year students at UW Bothell, “Our future as told in…



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