Upcoming Events: Feb. 21 issue

February 21, 2022

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Assessment 101: Aligning Learning Outcomes with Assessments and Learning Activities

Feb. 23, 12 p.m. This session for Graduate Teaching Assistants will review how to write effective learning outcomes based on Bloom’s Taxonomy. Attendees will write a learning outcome in their respective discipline, design a learning activity and assessment tasks, and get feedback from fellow GTAs. Learn more

Internationalizing Teacher Education: Preparing Teachers to Work Effectively with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students

Feb. 24, 3 p.m. Dr. Wayne Wright will highlight efforts to “internationalize” the teacher education curriculum at Purdue University. Erickson Hall, 252 Learn more

2022 Slavery to Freedom Lecture Series – LaTosha Brown

Feb. 24, 5 p.m. LaTosha Brown is the co-founder of the Black Voters Matter Fund and the BVM Capacity Building Institute, fighting to ensure that all human beings have access to quality education, safety, security, peace, love, and happiness. Learn more

Urban Education Speaker Series – Maisha Winn

Feb. 24, 6 p.m. Join Maisha Winn for her presentation, “From reacting to reimagining: Toward a Transformative Justice Education.” Winn is a professor and associate dean for academic programs at the University of California, Davis. Learn more

DEI Book Talk Series: Spring 2022

Feb. 24, 6 p.m. The College of Education’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is excited to invite the College of Education community to a series of three Faculty Book Talks. Events are open and free to the public. In the first session, Dr. Alyssa Dunn will present her recently published book, Teaching on Days After: Educating for Equity in the Wake of InjusticeLearn more and register

Muslim Studies Program 15th Annual Conference

Feb. 24-25. The theme of this year’s event is “Belonging Nowhere”: States of Statelessness and Displacement in the Muslin World. Learn more and register

Feb. 25, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Drs. Lucía Cárdenas Curiel (MSU) and Katie Koo (University of Georgia) will share insights about navigating graduate school as an international scholar in the United States. Zoom link (password: DEI)

Identity Capitalism in Academia: Implications for Women Faculty and Epistemic Possibilities

Feb. 25, 1:30 to 3 p.m. MSU Gencen’s monthly Colloquia Series resumes with Leslie Gonzales, Regina Gong, and Sanfeng Miao from the College of Education’s HALE department, presenting “Identity Capitalism in Academia–Implications for Women Faculty and Epistemic Possibilities.” Learn more

CED Storytelling Night

Feb. 25, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. An evening of storytelling around the theme “Born to be wild.” Share stories about what it means to speak our truth and reaffirm that we are, indeed, born to be wild, pushing the boundaries to open up life to a myriad of possibilities. 252 Erickson Hall. Learn more

Broader Impacts Spring Workshops

March 3, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Dr. Angela Wilson, John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and former director of the Chemistry Division of the National Science Foundation, and faculty members offer their insights into how to write successful CAREER proposals that integrate their research and education plans. Learn more

Community-Engaged Scholarship Write-Ins

March 4, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Is working from home making it hard to find writing time? Would scheduling regular, specific times to write about your outreach or engagement work be helpful? Join on the first Friday of each month for three hours of dedicated time to advance your scholarship. Learn more

Community-Engaged Scholarship Writing Retreat

March 7-8. For those who need protected time and space away from campus and other responsibilities to dedicate to academic writing. The retreat will take place at Pierce Cedar Creek Institute in Hastings, MI. Learn more