​Spring 2013 Teaching & Learning Series:

Knowing Our Students: Empowering Success

As an extension of UW-Stevens Point's 17th Annual January Teaching Conference, a series of presentations has been created. Five presentations have been scheduled on a variety of topics related to teaching and learning. Presentations are scheduled for Friday afternoons from 1-2:30 p.m.

Click here for a complete listing of Spring 2013 events. If you have any questions or comments, please contact David Hastings at David.Hastings@uwsp.edu or ext. 4046.

The New General Education Program:

For more information about the new GEP, please vist:



Spring 2013 Presentations:

February 22, 2013, 1-2:30 p.m., DUC 374 (register here)

Enhancing Program Assessment and Quality Through Direct Measures of Student Performance

Presenters: Lisa Bardon, Paula DeHart, Maysee Herr, Pat Marinac

Resources: video of session, slides, handout, responsive pedagogy website


March 8, 2013, 1-2:30 p.m., DUC 374 (register here)

Creating Safe Spaces for Our LGBTQ Students

Presenters: Matthew Davis, Laurie Schmeling, Susan Talarico, Hannah Kampschoer, Alex Purdy

Resources: Faculty and Staff Gay-Straight Alliance, Gender & Sexuality Alliance


March 15, 2013, 1-2:30 p.m., DUC 374 (register here)

Understanding Students on Probation and MAP-Works: An Early Alert System for Student Success

Presenters: Toni Sage, Laura Polum, Kami Weis, Andy Held, Carol Lanphear-Cook, Cheryl Brickner (Becky Piotrowski, Julie Schneider)

Resources: video of session, presentation slides, Toni Sage's thesis, MAP-Works website


April 5, 2013, 1-2:30 p.m., DUC 374 (register here)

Internationalizing the Campus: Understanding the Cultures of UWSP International Students

Presenters: Ginny Bondeson, Jutta Brendel, Art Freeman, Gene Hahn, Tim Thompson

Resources: video of session, presentation slides, Lost in the Tower of Babel, Comparisons of Academic Cultures of China and the United States


April 26, 2013, 1-2:30 p.m., DUC 374 (register here)

Student Cheating -- are you ready for when it happens in YOUR class?

Presenters: Terese Barta, Mary Mielke 

Resources: Plagiarism Education Week Flyer (April 22-26)