Andrew has been kind enough to help guide us in creating quizzes and exams in WeBWorK.
Please do not hesitate to reach out to the Opening Gateways team members if you have questions, comments or need further help.
The Opening Gateways team
K. Andrew Parker, firstname.lastname@example.org,
Marianna Bonanome email@example.com
Jonas Reitz, firstname.lastname@example.org
Laura Ghezzi, email@example.com
Ariane Masuda, firstname.lastname@example.org
Charlie Edwards, email@example.com
Our wonderful flipped classroom presenter Judy Dean is giving a mini-course at this year’s JMM in Denver, CO. Here is the information in case any of you would like to sign up for it. The cost is the same as for all the JMM mini-courses, $100.
Minicourse 3. Creating and Adapting OER Textbooks Using the LibreTexts Platform.
Minicourse is scheduled in the Colorado Convention Center, Room 708 for the following dates/times:
Part A: WEDS 15 Jan, 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Part B: FRI 17 Jan, 9:00 am – 11:00 am
The MAT 1475 course outline on the department website will updated shortly. For now, here’s a sneak peek.
You can find Satish’s honor’s project for landing a plane on Lake Tahoe original article is here and more on it here.
Hi OG Fellows,
For those of you who are planning to attend/present at the ICTCM Conference with us in Orlando, Florida in March, 2020, here are the latest details.
We can talk more tomorrow about figuring out funding/travel arrangements. I will keep you updated as we have more information about the program.
All the best,
Effective Advisement Strategies for Math Faculty
City Tech, Faculty Commons, Namm 227, 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
10:30 am Deliverables presentation and working session
Fellows will briefly present a draft of their STEM Application Template and they will bring the resources needed to keep working (including laptop).
12:30 pm Discussion around advisement
Presenter: Sandie Han (Chair, Mathematics Department)
1:00 pm Lunch, continue discussion on advisement, feedback
City Tech Fellows only: Deliverables Wrap-up Session Friday, December 6, 2019, 10:30 am-1:30 pm, City Tech, Namm 227
A Taste of Flipping Your Classroom
BMCC, room S613, 11AM-2PM
11:00 am Welcome and discussion of grant business
11:15 am Presenter: Judy Putnam Dean (Monroe Community College)
- Experience flipped environment as a student
- Benefits and drawbacks of flipping
- Contrast flipping intermediate algebra/college algebra vs calculus
- Lay the groundwork to design your flipped lesson
1:30 pm Lunch and discussion
1:50 pm Feedback
Seminar #6 (City Tech) Effective Advisement Strategies for Math Faculty with Math Department Chair Sandie Han, Friday 11/15/2019, 10:30 am – 1:30 pm, rm. N227 Faculty Commons.
An Introduction to WeBWorK
BMCC, room S613, 11AM-2PM
11:00am Welcome and discussion of grant business
11:15am Intro to WeBWorK (Andrew Parker, City Tech)
- Challenges (and solutions)
Instructor Basics, Advanced Features, Meta-WeBWorK
1:30pm Brown bag lunch and discussion
Open Digital Pedagogies and STEM Applications
City Tech, room N227
10:30 am Welcome and Introduction to the STEM Application Template
10:45 am Using Open Digital Pedagogies in the Math Classroom
Presenters: Jody R. Rosen, OpenLab Co-Director Jason Ellis, OpenLab Co-Director Olivia Wood, OpenLab Digital Pedagogy Fellow
Abstract: In this interactive session, the OpenLab Team will give a brief introduction to the OpenLab and show examples of Open Digital Pedagogy that can work well in math courses. After demonstrating the features of the MAT 1475 OpenLab course template (and 1275 or 1375 as needed), the OpenLab team will guide participants through the steps necessary to clone the template so each participant has a course site to use for teaching in the Spring 2020 semester.
12:15 pm STEM Applications for MAT 1475
Introduction to deliverables with examples from previous cohorts of fellows. Focused discussion on MAT 1475 topics and brainstorming for the development of new activities utilizing open digital pedagogies.
1:00 pm Pizza and Continued Discussion of Deliverables
1:20 pm Feedback
Friday, October 4, 2019, 10:30 am-1:30 pm: Desmos in the Math Classroom (joint workshop City Tech/BMCC) at City Tech room N119.
Active Learning Strategies
City Tech, Namm 119
10:30 am Welcome
Brief introduction to the grant, goals, expectations etc.
11:00 am Active Learning and Conceptual Understanding in Calculus
Presenters: Steve Hinds and Greg Fein
Abstract: This interactive session will include a demonstration and discussion of a calculus lesson that emphasizes student voice, encourages students to identify and describe patterns, asks students to provide reasoning for their conclusions, and involves the whole class in gradually refining a definition based on information that arises over the course of the lesson. The seminar will also include a brief activity focused on strategies for asking effective questions in the Calculus classroom.
1:00 pm Lunch and Discussion
1:20 pm Feedback and Photos
Friday, September 20, 2019, 10:30 am-1:30 pm: Open Digital Pedagogies and STEM Applications (City Tech, Faculty Commons, Namm 227)