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Spring 2015 Teaching Workshop Videos


Motivating Learners

Jan. 30, 2015

Welcome Remarks / Brian Niehoff

Learning and Motivation for the 21st Century Learner / Dr. Raymond Wlodkowski

A Daily Metacognition Exercise to Reinforce Learning / Bonnie Rush

Apps and Simple Tools to Engage Students During Instruction / Ann Knackendoffel

Going Green:  Documenting Student Learning in the Classroom with ePortfolios / Phillip Payne

Choose Your Own Syllabus:  How Contract Grading Can Help Students Make Material Meaningful / Joe Sutliff Sanders

Jan. 31, 2015

Special Guest Speaker / Don Boggs

Understanding Motivation to Develop Culturally Responsive Teaching / Dr. Margery Ginsberg

University Distinguished Teaching Scholar Panel / Douglas Benson, Mick Charney, Gregory Eiselein, and Kim Williams


About Monica E. Vaca-Cárdenas

Mónica Elva Vaca-Cárdenas is a Ph.D student at Kansas State University in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. She has also been the Graduate Research Assistant at the Teaching and Learning Center of the Kansas State University for the last two years. Monica is from Ecuador, where she obtained the following qualifications: Doctor in Languages, mention International Cooperation, Diploma in teaching (EFL) English as a Foreign Language and a Master degree in Linguistics applied to EFL. Teaching experience: Monica has been teaching English as a Foreign Language for fifteen years in Ecuador, at elementary, high school and University level; and teaching Spanish for a couple of semesters in the International Student Center of K-State.

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