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Executive Vice President and Provost

The Clothesline Project 2017

Join the UNI Women's and Gender Studies Program in bearing witness to the Clothesline Project. In recognition of Relationship Violence Awareness Month, WGS will host t-shirt decorations to raise awareness for violence against women. People who have been affected by violence, be it first-hand or otherwise, are invited to decorate a t-shirt with their thoughts, feelings and supportive messages surrounding the subject. These shirts will then be hung on a clothesline for all to see.

The Clothesline Project 2017

Join the UNI Women's and Gender Studies Program in bearing witness to the Clothesline Project. In recognition of Relationship Violence Awareness Month, WGS will host t-shirt decorations to raise awareness for violence against women. People who have been affected by violence, be it first-hand or otherwise, are invited to decorate a t-shirt with their thoughts, feelings and supportive messages surrounding the subject. These shirts will then be hung on a clothesline for all to see.

How to Teach Content Analysis

Facilitator Qingli Meng, sociology, anthropology and criminology, will demonstrate how she taught Content Analysis in Research Methods class in the CAT Classroom: the research process of data collecting, research questions, code book design, data entry, data cleaning, data analysis and reporting of research.

 

Open Textbook Adoptions at UNI

Ellen Neuhaus will facilitate a panel discussion on open textbook adoptions at UNI. Students saved $129,715 last year with open textbook adoptions at UNI. During 2016-2017, thirteen classes with a total enrollment of 1,153 students used open textbooks. Join faculty Jeffrey Elbert, chemistry and biochemistry, Corrine Holke-Farnam, languages and literatures, Theresa Spradling and Ai Wen, biology, to hear how easy it was to adopt an open textbook and the challenges they encountered.  

CETL/Rod Library Series: What the Library Can Do For You

Panelists: Katelyn Browne, Angie Cox, Jim Kelly, Jerilyn Marshall and Angela Pratesi will discuss many of the services the library offers to the university community, including course-specific instruction sessions, research consultations, facilitation of scholarly communication, collection and resource support and other collaboration with faculty. Join us to learn how librarians are supporting learning and teaching at UNI.

 

Diversity Colloquium: Strategies for Teaching Power and Privilege in the University Classroom

T. Elon Dancy II, University of Oklahoma, will offer frameworks for thinking about (and acting within) systems of power as they shape teaching and learning in college classrooms. Specifically, the presenter will define intersectionality theory and discuss how this framework offers insight into complex systems, institutions (i.e., universities) and individuals. Next, the presenter will discuss the practices, tools and strategies that emerge when filtering pedagogy through an intersectionality framework. The presentation will end with audience dialogue and engagement.

 

Wayne Au, Pallischeck Visiting Professor

Wayne Au, author and professor in the School of Educational Studies at the University of Washington Bothell, will present "Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!’: Exposing the humbug of high-stakes, standardized testing." He will discuss major problems with using standardized tests to make high-stakes decisions about students, teachers, administrators and schools, as well as provide some concrete examples of better forms of assessment that our schools could be using instead.

CROW Forum

Join the Women's and Gender Studies Program for the Current Research On Women and Gender (CROW) Forum. Elizabeth Lefler will present "Gender Difference in the Diagnosis & Prevalence of Mental Illness: An Examination of DSM-5."

CROW Forum

Join the Women's and Gender Studies Program for the Current Research On Women and Gender (CROW) Forum. Catherine MacGillivray and Jason Fly will present "The Power of Narrative: Racism and the Empathy Gap."

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