LACOL 2020 Virtual Workshop

LACOL 2020 Revised Program May 11 – June 30:

In light of COVID-19, the LACOL 2020 Consortium Workshop has moved to a fully online format this summer. A small number of real-time sessions in Zoom will be paired with asynchronous options unfolding over time. See program details below.

Program: LACOL 2020 Virtual Workshop Agenda
Registration: Sign Up (Opens May 11, registration requested by May 18)

LACOL 2020 Forum Gateway: https://bit.ly/lacol-2020-forum (workshop registration required)
Workshop Calendar: https://bit.ly/lacol-2020-grid

Program Highlights – May 11 thru June 30 online (more…)

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LACOL 2020 Summer Data Science Panel

Session: LACOL 2020 Summer Data Science Panel
Date and Time: June 22, 1:00pm-2:30pm Eastern
Lead Professors: Monika Hu (Vassar College), Moataz Khalifa (Washington and Lee University), Steven J. Miller (Williams College), Natalia Toporikova (Washington and Lee University)
Location: Zoom
Registration: Sign Up (Workshop Registration Required)

Now in its second year, Introduction to Data Science is a fully-online summer class co-taught by a multi-campus LACOL team. The class is designed as a collaborative, socially relevant, discussion-oriented online classroom experience in the style of liberal arts colleges.

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Building Community Online – Lessons Learned from Carleton CUBE

Session: Building Community Online – Lessons Learned from Carleton CUBE
Date and Time: June 19, 12:00pm-1:30pm Eastern
Lead: Melissa Eblen Zayas, Professor of Physics Director & Perlman Center for Learning and Teaching, Carleton College
Location: Zoom (Workshop Registration Required)
Registration: Sign Up

Running annually since 2016, Carleton College’s CUBE program is a fully-online summer bridge experience designed to support entering students in developing their quantitative skills.  A great benefit of the program has been the discovery of numerous ways to build a sense of community among the online cohort and connect students to campus, before they arrive on campus.

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Building a Teaching and Learning Center, Vassar’s Journey

Session: Building a Teaching and Learning Center, Vassar’s Journey
Date and Time: June 26, time TBA
Lead: Jonathon Kahn, Professor of Religion, Vassar College
Location: Zoom (Workshop Registration Required)
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Student-centered faculty development is often advanced through Teaching and Learning Centers – even when those “functions” may not occur in a discrete office or physical space and these days may be fully virtual. Vassar College is in the midst of envisioning a new Center.

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