2018-19 Seminar Series


Sylvia Hurtado

Professor of Education
University of California, Los Angeles

Title: Learning from HSIs and Institutions Adopting Inclusive Science and Transformation Practices
Date: November 1, 2018
Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Location: Calit2 Room 3008 (directions)

Tessa Andrews

Assistant Professor
University of Georgia

Teacher knowledge for active-learning instruction in large undergraduate courses
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Calit2, Room 3008 (directions)

Charles Henderson

Professor of Education
Western Michigan University

Title: Good Ideas and Evidence are not Sufficient to Change Teaching Practices
Date: January 17, 2019
Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Location: Calit2 Room 3008 (directions)

Michal Kurlaender

Professor, Chair of the Graduate Group in Education, and Chancellor’s Fellow
University of California, Davis


Title: My Professor Cares: Experimental Evidence on the Role of Faculty Engagement
 February 14, 2019
Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Location: Calit2 Room 3008 (directions)

Pratibha Varma-Nelson

Founding Executive Director
STEM Education Innovation and Research Institute

Seminar: PLTL: A student-faculty partnership for transforming the learning environment

Date: March 7, 2019
Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Location: Calit2 Room 3008 (directions)

Workshop: Peer-Led Team Learning

This workshop will provide an overview of the PLTL model of teaching, construction of appropriate workshop units and training of peer leaders.

Date: March 8, 2019
Time: 11:00 -1:00 pm
: Humanities Gateway 1341 (directions)

Catherine Berdanier

Faculty Member and Director of the Online Master’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering program
Pennsylvania State University


Strategic Goal-Setting, Accountability, and Time Management for Academic Writing
Thursday, April 11
11-1 p.m.
Engineering Gateway, Room 3161 (map)

Seminar Series:
Mixed Methods Approaches to Studying Doctoral Engineering Competencies, Career Trajectories, Attrition, and Persistence
Thursday, April 11, 2019
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Calit2, Room 3008 (map)

Susan Lord

Professor and Chair of General Engineering
University of San Diego

Date: May 23, 2019
Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Location: Calit2 Room 3008 (directions)