AKD Workshop on Teaching and Learning at PSA 2018, Wednesday, March 28

 

In Partnership with Cengage Learning

“From Initial Design to Final Assessment: Increased Learning through Intentional Pedagogy”

Through engagement with experienced colleagues and with each other, keynotes, panels, discussions,
roundtables and networking are designed to provide an integrated learning experience grounded in
the scholarship of teaching and learning that will help participants use intentional pedagogical
choices to increase learning.

This special workshop will take place on the first day of the PSA conference, from 8 am to 5 pm.  Anyone can participate, but must pre-register (no cost) here http://www.cvent.com/events/akd-teaching-learning-workshop/event-summary-b8b0440642744a2389bf3ca4f75c4dfa.aspx   Note that Cengage is offering to cover Tuesday night hotel costs for some attendees, and AKD offers some fellowships (http://www.alphakappadelta.org/).

Folks who attend the AKD workshop must pay any appropriate PSA fees in order to participate in the PSA conference!

Agenda Outline (see below for details): 

8:00-8:10 Welcome, Jeffrey Chin, Le Moyne College and Secretary-Treasurer of Alpha
Kappa Delta

8:10-8:15 Welcome, Amy Orr, Linfield College, President, PSA

8:15-9:15 Breakfast and World Café, Michele Kozimor-King, President, AKD

9:15-9:30 Break

9:30-10:30 Concurrent Roundtables, round 1

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-11:45 Concurrent Roundtables, round 2

11:45-12:00 Break

12:00-1:00 Lunch and Keynote, Earl Babbie, Chapman University

1:00-1:15 Break

1:15-2:15 Concurrent Roundtables, round 3

2:15-2:30 Break

2:30-3:30 Concurrent Roundtables, round 4

3:30-3:45 Break

3:45-4:45 Concurrent Roundtables, round 5

4:45-5:00 Next Steps, More Resources, Assessment, Parting, Jeffrey Chin, Le Moyne
College and Secretary-Treasurer of AKD

 

AKD at PSA Teaching and Learning Workshop 2018 Detailed Agenda

Roundtable Topics:

Session 1/Table 1: “It’s the Little Things: Taking A Step Towards Building A More Inclusive
Learning Environment”, Celeste Atkins, Cochise College

Session 1/Table 2: “Internationalizing the Curriculum”, Christine Oakley, Washington State University

Session 1/Table 3: “Publishing your SoTL paper in Teaching Sociology and/or TRAILS”. Michele
Kozimor-King, Elizabethtown College, Julie Pelton, University of
Nebraska-Omaha

Session 1/Table 4: “What’s in it for me? The ASA’s New Report The Sociology Major in the Changing
Higher Education Landscape: Curriculum, Careers and Online Learning”, Margaret Vitullo, American
Sociological Association

Session 1/Table 5: “Pedagogy of Undergraduate Research”, Marie Butler, retired, Ventura County
Community College

Session 1/Table 6: “Making Sociology Personal, Local, and Global for Students”: Talk with Cengage’s
Sociology Team about how you connect students to Sociology on personal, local, and global levels.
Discuss the challenges you have, the way you engage your students, and review upcoming course
materials Cengage Learning is designing for sociology courses.

Mid-morning Break

Session 2/Table 1: “Using Simulation-Games”, Jeffrey Chin, Le Moyne College

Session 2/Table 2: “Taking Students Abroad: Global Learning at Home and Abroad”, Christine Oakley,
Washington State University

Session 2/Table 3: “Establishing or Revitalizing a Chapter of AKD”, Michele Kozimor-King,
President, Alpha Kappa Delta

Session 2/Table 4: “Teaching Sociology in Prison”, Stephen F. Steele, Emeritus, Anne Arundel
Community College

Session 2/Table 5: “Teaching with Strengths: Using the Clifton Strengths Inventory in the
Classroom”, Barbara Prince, Bowling Green State University

Session 2/Table 6: “Making Sociology Personal, Local, and Global for Students”: Talk with Cengage’s
Sociology Team about how you connect students to Sociology on personal, local, and global levels.
Discuss the challenges you have, the way you engage your students, and review upcoming course
materials Cengage Learning is designing for sociology courses.

12:00-1:00. Lunch and Keynote: “Cultural Transformations”, Earl Babbie, Chapman College

Session 3/Table 1: Chat with Earl Babbie

Session 3/Table 2:  “Open Educational Resources”, Zendina Mostert, Salt Lake Community College

Session 3/Table 3: “A Little Bird Told Me: Using Twitter to Increase Student Engagement”.
Michele Kozimor-King, Elizabethtown College

Session 3/Table 4: “Community College Faculty Teaching Sociology: Findings and Recommendations from the ASA Task Force on Community College Faculty”, Margaret Vitullo, American Sociological
Association

Session 3/Table 5: open for networking or continuing conversation

Session 3/Table 6: “Making Sociology Personal, Local, and Global for Students”: Talk with Cengage’s
Sociology Team about how you connect students to Sociology on personal, local, and global levels.
Discuss the challenges you have, the way you engage your students, and review upcoming course
materials Cengage Learning is designing for sociology courses.

Mid-afternoon Break

Session 4/Table 1: “Active Learning: Teaching Culture with a Silent Card Game”, Daniel Poole, Salt
Lake Community College

Session 4/Table 2: “Professional Development for Graduate Students and Junior Faculty”, Jeffrey
Chin, Le Moyne College

Session 4/Table 3: “Publishing your SoTL paper in Teaching Sociology and/or TRAILS”. Michele
Kozimor-King, Elizabethtown College, Julie Pelton, University of
Nebraska-Omaha

Session 4/Table 4: “Applying Sociology: Career Path or Pathology”, Stephen F. Steele, Emeritus,
Anne Arundel Community College

Session 4/Table 5: open for networking or continuing conversation

Session 4/Table 6: “Making Sociology Personal, Local, and Global for Students”: Talk with Cengage’s
Sociology Team about how you connect students to Sociology on personal, local, and global levels.
Discuss the challenges you have, the way you engage your students, and review upcoming course
materials Cengage Learning is designing for sociology courses.

Session 5/Table 1: “Fostering Impactful Classroom Engagement Using Social Media”, Abby Fox, Cengage Learning

Session 5/Table 2: “Preparing for a Program Review”, Jeffrey Chin, Le Moyne College

Session 5/Table 3: “Establishing or Revitalizing a Chapter of AKD”, Michele Kozimor-King, President, Alpha Kappa Delta

Session 5/Table 4: open for networking or continuing conversation

Session 5/Table 5: “CBR: Integrating Classroom and Community through Research”, Barbara Prince,
Bowling Green State University

Session 5/Table 6: “Making Sociology Personal, Local, and Global for Students”: Talk with Cengage’s
Sociology Team about how you connect students to Sociology on personal, local, and global levels.
Discuss the challenges you have, the way you engage your students, and review upcoming course
materials Cengage Learning is designing for sociology courses.