Michelle frequently talks with faculty and administrators around the country about new approaches to teaching and learning. Her workshops include multimedia demonstrations and interactive learning activities designed to send participants home with strategies they can put in place right away, as well as new insights about how learning works. Below, you can read some of her workshop descriptions. Michelle can also custom-create development experiences to meet your campus’ unique needs.
Leveraging Psychology to Create Compelling Learning Experiences: Attention and Memory
This interactive 1/2 day workshop illustrates the most relevant findings within human cognition, challenging participants to apply these to their own teaching practices.
Leveraging Psychology to Create Compelling Learning Experiences: Higher Thought Processes
This interactive 1/2 day workshop illustrates and demonstrates principles of building thinking skills, such as critical thinking and reasoning, challenging participants to apply these concepts to their own teaching practices.
Leveraging Psychology to Create Compelling Learning Experiences: Motivation
This interactive 1/2 day workshop introduces relevant research in motivation, connecting theory to practice in environments, such as online learning, where student motivation is critical.
Redesigning 101: Improving outcomes and saving costs in foundational courses
This 1-2 day intensive workshop introduces concepts in course redesign, drawing on the presenter’s experience as a Redesign Scholar for the National Center for Academic Transformation (NCAT). Participants will master the five forms of redesign, practice skills in analyzing redesign problems, and plan for redesigning courses at their own institutions.