Center for Teaching and Learning

Poster session 1


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


11 – Hypothetical Cases for Teaching Skills for Critical Analysis of Wrongful Convictions

Author Ann Frost, Department of Law, Societies and Justice, Department of Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences, UW Seattle Abstract This poster illustrates a teaching strategy using hypothetical cases to teach students to analyze cases of wrongful conviction. This strategy has been used in my course Miscarriages of justice in which we ask the question:…


13 – Hot-Button Topics In Student-Led Discussion: Strategies for Civil Engagement

Author Jennifer Gogarten, School of Public Health, UW Seattle Abstract A large introductory course about genetic technology implications for society taken largely by freshmen in their first quarter at the UW has developed a parallel approach of discussion sections and blogging to facilitate civil discourse of hot button topics, while reducing load on instructors. Lecture…


15 – Teaching EQ: Strategies for Success in Graduate School and Beyond

Authors Amy Howells, Child, Family and Population Health Nursing, School of Nursing, UW Seattle Renee Cantarini, Child, Family and Population Health Nursing, School of Nursing, UW Seattle Marie-Annette Brown, Child, Family and Population Health Nursing, School of Nursing, UW Seattle Abstract Decades of research published in the Harvard Business Review highlights the pivotal role that Emotional Intelligence (EQ)…


19 – Illustration and Evidence-Based Teaching to Promote Knowledge Acquisition and Engagement

Author Jill Jandreau, Division of Physical Therapy, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, School of Medicine, UW Seattle Abstract Topic: Visual note-taking was utilized as a learning and teaching tool combined with peer jigsaw teaching in a flipped doctor of physical therapy course. Context: The classroom was flipped such that students were tasked with becoming an expert…


21 – Well-Being for Life & Learning

Authors Megan Kennedy, Resilience Lab, Undergraduate Academic Affairs, UW Seattle Anne Browning, School of Medicine, UW Seattle Billy Farrell, Evan’s School of Public Affairs and Governance, UW Seattle Jon Monteith, School of Social Work, UW Seattle Abstract The Well-Being for Life & Learning Initiative (WBLL) is promoting social-emotional learning (SEL) across the University. By incorporating wellness themes within…



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