TeamUSA Spring 2017 Professional Development Sessions

Posted on February 3, 2017 by TeamUSA


Using USAOnline to Support Logistics and Student Learning in your TBL Course

USAOnline is a powerful tool for the TBL instructor. We will explore ways to use USAOnline effectively and efficiently in your TBL course with features such as Gradebook, Group Management, and Lessons Builder.

Registration Link: Using USAOnline to Support Logistics and Student Learning

Date: Thursday, February 9, 2017 

Time: 2:00-3:30pm

Location: ILC Classroom

Conducting Meaningful Peer Evaluation Processes

Peer evaluation is a key aspect of TBL and requires thoughtful processes and tools to ensure that feedback is meaningful. We will apply methods of orienting students to the peer evaluation process and tools for conducting peer evaluation.

Registration Link: Conducting Meaningful Peer Evaluation Processes

Date: Thursday, February 16, 2017

Time: 3:00-4:30pm

Location: ILC Classroom

Developing Modules for your TBL Course

An effectively executed TBL module begins with thoughtful preparation. In this workshop, we will break down the components of module development and use an effective framework for developing course modules. The framework will be applied to your course, so bring ideas and materials

Registration Link: Developing Modules for your TBL Course

Date: Friday, February 24, 2017

Time: 1:30-3:00pm

Location: ILC Classroom

Writing Effective Multiple Choice Questions for your TBL Course

Successful implementation of the Readiness Assurance Process in Team-Based Learning courses hinges on well-crafted multiple-choice questions. In this workshop, you will develop skills and techniques for creating effective multiple choice question stems with plausible alternatives.

Registration Link: Writing Effective Multiple Choice Questions

Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Time: 2:00-3:30pm

Location: ILC Classroom

Utilizing Technology in your TBL Course

Personal, classroom, and online technology can support your implementation of every aspect of TBL—from iRATs to application activities. This hands-on workshop will provide the opportunity to try out a variety of tech tools and resources to support your use of TBL.

Registration Link: Utilizing Technology in your TBL Course

Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017

Time: 3:30-5:00

Location: TeamUSA Classroom CB 160

TeamUSA Course Design Lab: Creating meaningful and engaging application activities

Bring course materials and your own device to work on creating application activities using Michaelsen's 4S approach. Resources and tips will be presented, along with individual and group support. 

Registration Link: TeamUSA Course Design Lab

Date: Friday, March 31, 2017

Time: 1:30-3:00pm

Location: ILC Seminar Room

Assessing Student Performance with Standards-Based Grading in your TBL Course

Are you looking for new ways to assess student learning in your TBL course? Maybe you’ve had difficulty grading individual and team activities. Come learn more about implementing Standards-Based Grading in your TBL course.

Registration Link: Assessing Student Performance with Standards-Based Grading

Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Time: 12:30-2:00pm

Location: ILC Classroom

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