Using High Impact Practices (HIPs) in Teaching Bioanthropology. Day/Time: Friday, April 17, 2020, 8AM - 10AM. Description: A workshop on incorporating High Impact Practices (HIPs) in teaching Bioanthropology. Organizers: Melissa Schaefer Seaboch, Salt Lake Community College, ([email protected]); Liz Solari, ([email protected]); Laurie Kauffman, Oklahoma City University, ([email protected]); Lauren Butaric, Des Moines University, ([email protected]); Jessica Westin, Kirkwood Community College, ([email protected]). This workshop is sponsored by COD-AACT (Anthropologists Outside of Anthropology Departments, Contingent and Teaching-Focused Faculty (AACT) Task Force).

Description: ­­­The American Association of Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) maintains a list of 11 high-impact educational practices (HIPs) that have been shown to benefit college students from diverse backgrounds. HIPs include First-Year Seminars/Experiences, Writing-Intensive Courses, Collaborative Assignments and Projects, Undergraduate Research, ePortfolios, Service Learning/Community-Based Learning, Capstone Courses/Projects, etc. Our HIPs open house will offer participants the opportunity to drop in to learn more about specific HIPs and get ideas on how they can be implemented into their own classes. This workshop is offered by Anthropologists Outside of Anthropology Departments, Contingent and Teaching-Focused Faculty (AACT) Task Force, a sub-committee of the Committee on Diversity.

Audience: Anyone teaching bioanthropology

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