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Fall 2021 UConn ECE Anthropology Workshop

Fall 2021 UConn ECE Anthropology Workshop

On Friday, November 12th UConn Early College Experience, and the UConn ECE Faculty Coordinator for Anthropology Associate Professor, Alexia Smith met with certified Anthropology Instructors for their annual professional development conference. Dr. Smith was joined by UConn Assistant Professor, Eleanor Ouimet also from the Anthropology Department to discuss project based learning in anthropology and teaching anthropology today.

UConn Anthropology courses offered through ECE.

 

Fall 2021 UConn ECE Library Media Specialists Training

Fall 2021 UConn ECE Library Media Specialists Training

On Wednesday, November 10thUConn Early College Experience and colleagues from UConn’s Babbidge Library met with ECE Library Media Specialists from our partner high schools for their fall professional development training.

The morning included the following short presentations:

  • Computer Services (NetID, Software, UConn Anyware) - ITS Staff
  • Borrowing and Library Cards- Kim Wilk
  • Interlibrary Services – Terry Palacios
  • Navigating the Library website: What’s New – Sheila Lafferty
  • New Electronic Library Resources @ UConn – Michael Rodriguez

After a short break, librarians selected breakout sessions directed to their interests. They included:

  • Real News Resources with Steve Batt

Profile: https://lib.uconn.edu/about/directory/steve-batt/

  • Open Education Resources (OER)with Zach Claybaugh

Profile: https://lib.uconn.edu/about/directory/zach-claybaugh/

  • Equity, Diversity, & Inclusivity Resources with Kelsey Brown

Profile: https://lib.uconn.edu/about/directory/kelsey-brown/

  • Using Citation Management Toolswith Hilary Kraus

Profile: https://lib.uconn.edu/about/directory/hilary-kraus/

 

Fall 2020 UConn ECE Economics Workshop

UConn Early College Experience Economics Workshop

On Wednesday, October 28th UConn Early College Experience and UConn ECE Faculty Coordinator for Economics. Prof. Natalia V. Smirnova met with ECE Economics Instructors for their annual professional development conference.

The day was broken into three sessions:

Remote Active Learning with FRED Interactives

Diego Mendez-Carbajo, Senior Economic Education Specialist

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Bio: https://research.stlouisfed.org/staff/mendez-carbajo/

 

Teaching New Tools of Monetary Policy

Scott A. Wolla, Economic Education Coordinator

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Bio: https://research.stlouisfed.org/staff/wolla

 

Teaching Digitally Minded Students during the Pandemic and Beyond

Carlos J. Asarta, Professor of Economics, Director - Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship, University of Delaware

Bio: https://lerner.udel.edu/faculty-staff-directory/carlos-asarta/

 

Instructors were also provided with a copy of “More from Less : The Surprising Story of How We Learned to Prosper Using Fewer Resources-- and What Happens Next" by Andrew McAfee.

 

UConn Economics classes offered through UConn ECE.

Fall 2020 UConn ECE LMS Workshop

UConn Early College Experience LMS Workshop

On Wednesday, October 20th UConn Early College Experience and staff from UConn’s Homer Babbidge Library met with ECE Library Media Specialists via WebEx to provide an update regarding library access, resources and information.

Topics covered in the first session include:

  • Computer Services (NetID, Software, UConn Anyware) - ITS Staff
  • Borrowing and Library Cards- Kim Wilk
  • Interlibrary Services – Terry Palacios
  • UConn Library Website & Online Resources Highlights – Sheila Lafferty

 

Later in the morning the group split into breakout sessions. Sessions were:

  • STEM Resources – Renee Walsh
  • English (English 1010, English 1011) – Beth Rumery
  • History – Shelley Goldstein
  • Professional Development Resources – Sheila Lafferty

Resources can be referenced at: https://guides.lib.uconn.edu/ECE.  

Library Media Specialists Training

On October 3rd, UConn Early College Experience Library Liaison, Shelia Lafferty welcomed a group of 25 UConn ECE affiliated Library Media Specialists at their professional development workshop. With more than 200 partner schools across the state, our library media specialists are an integral part of the ECE community. They assist over 1,400 ECE instructors utilizing University library resources in their courses.

Morning sessions included, Borrowing and Library Cards, Computer Services and an overview of the UConn Library Website and Research Guides.  After lunch more small group sessions included Identifying Real News Resources, Science, English, and a tutorial of Google tools including Google Scholar and RefWorks.  Many thanks to Babbidge Library staff members: Kim Wilk, Erika McNeil, Donovan Reinwald, Steve Batt, and Carolyn Mills for spending their day sharing valuable information with the group.

UConn ECE LibGuide