Gretal Leibnitz, Co-PI/Project Director, EIT Project
"As a small NSF-funded project, EIT is leveraging the WSKC to help us reach a broad audience of engineering faculty interested in crafting inclusive learning environments."
The EIT program created a portfolio of ten publicly accessible webinars showcasing the work of social science researchers and Engineering master teachers.
Webinar titles include:
- Spatial Visualization: A Promising Intervention for Promoting Student Equity
- Unintended Bias: Recognizing and Reducing Unintended Bias in the Engineering Classroom
- Creating a Positive Climate for Learning: Dealing with Incivility and Conflict in the Classroom
- Active Learning: ‘Live' and Online
- STEMming the Confidence Gap: Mitigating Social Judgement and Isolation
- Counteracting Stereotype Threat: Research-based Tools & Tactics
- The Power of Personal Vision: Linking Undergraduate Engineering Education and Professional Persistence
- Thriving vs. Surviving: A Four-Frame Model for Creating an Inclusive Learning Environment
- Engineering Self-Efficacy: What it is, Why it Matters, and How to Encourage it!
- How Learning Works: 7 Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching
Downloadable resources include succinct, "how-to" action papers, and a variety of helpful go-to online reference materials. Consider joining WEPAN to access all webinars and resources in their professional development series.