Pedagogies of Engagement

Building a Connecticut College and University STEM Network: Supporting Pedagogies of Engagement

October 24, 2008

Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut

This meeting was open to CCIC colleges and universities. Cross-disciplinary institutional teams of faculty and administrators were encouraged to attend.

Topics included:

  • Engaging students in large lecture classes
  • The PKAL guide to engaging learners
  • Just-in-time teaching (JiTT) techniques
  • Teaching creatively: Increasing student engagement
  • Ways to support pedagogies of engagement
  • Gen Y chracteristics & learning strategies
  • Creating a culture of reflective practice

Meeting facilitators:

  • Anne Bernhard, Assistant Professor of Biology-Connecticut College
  • Michael Donoghue, Vice President for West Campus Planning & Program Development-Yale University
  • Louise H. Feroe, Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic & Student Affairs-Connecticut State University System
  • Eugene Gallagher, Rosemary Park Professor of Religious Studies and Faculty Fellow-Center for Teaching and Learning
  • Judith Greiman, President-Connecticut Conference of Independent Colleges
  • Kenneth G. Gronbach, Principal-KGC Direct
  • Laura Guertin, Associate Professor of Earth Science-Pennsylvania State University Brandywine
  • Louise Hainline, Dean for Research and Graduate Studies-Brooklyn College
  • Alison I. Morrison-Shetlar-Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Studies-University of Central Florida

Event sponsors:

  • Connecticut Conference of Independent Colleges
  • Connecticut State University System
  • Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc.
  • Project Kaleidoscope
Event Notebook - CCIC October 2008
Agenda, Abstracts, Resources & Attendees