CET Presentation Series

These CET Presentations focus on practical, concrete strategies for common teaching tasks, challenges, and opportunities. These sessions help participants consider ways to apply those best practices in their teaching.

Celebrating Undergraduate Research and Creativity at KU

Time and Location: Wednesday, Feb 12th, 2:00pm-3:00pm in MSU 324

Presenter: Dr. Lynn M. Kutch

Abstract: In this talk, Dr. Kutch will highlight ways that faculty members can make undergraduate research and creativity (UGRC) more inclusive and methods for moving students toward UGRC beginning in the first semester. The talk will feature three main examples. First, she will describe how she builds principles of UGRC into her First Year Seminar classes. Second, she and an advanced student (Katie Steigerwalt), will discuss a different approach they have taken to research collaboration. Third, she will illustrate how the inaugural KU Inspires Event promotes an inclusive UGRC environment.

About the Speaker: Dr. Lynn M. Kutch is Professor of German in the Modern Language Studies Department. Her main research focus currently is comics studies, in particular as they relate to social justice. Since spring 2019, she has served as KUs Coordinator of Undergraduate Research and Creativity.

Beyond the classroom: student presentations using video and research commons

Time and Location: Thursday, March 19th, 11:00am-12:00pm in MSU 323

Presenter: Dr. Michele Baranczyk


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Using Peer Mentors to Support First-Year Seminar Student Success

Time and Location: Tuesday, April 14th, 11:00am-12:00pm in RL 29

Presenter: Mr. R. Chad Brown & Dr. Andrea Kirshman


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