Cross-Discipline Faculty Seminar

Professional Development

College

Cross-Discipline Faculty Seminar

faculty member listening at meeting

What You Learn

  • How to use Reading Apprenticeship as an instructional framework
  • How to recognize and model for students the reading strategies you use as an expert reader in your subject area
  • How to build students’ willingness and capacity to read more, and more-rigorous texts
  • How to accelerate students’ subject area learning and literacy, simultaneously
  • How to engage students in understanding their own thinking processes—the power of metacognition
  • How to foster learning dispositions of persistence, 
problem solving, and collaboration
  • How to use reading for writing
  • How to step away from “delivering” content and move students toward independence

Nika Hogan ⋅ mhogan@wested.org


Who Should Participate

  • Higher-ed (university, college, community and technical college) instructors of all subject areas and levels*

*Are you a STEM instructor? Consider taking our STEM Faculty Seminar.


Next
Scheduled
Seminar

This seminar will be held in Summer 2020 – dates TBD. If interested in an alternative option, we offer an equivalent online course, Faculty 101, several times per year.


Cost

  • $1,500 per person
  • Three days of professional development
  • Breakfast and lunch each day

Note: Travel and lodging are not included.


Included Course Materials

Nika Hogan ⋅ mhogan@wested.org