• Creating Self-Regulated Learners: Strategies to Strengthen Students' Self-Awareness and Learning Skills (Keynote Address)

      Nilson, Linda B.; Office of Teaching Effectiveness and Innovation (OTEI); Clemson University (2016-09)
      Dr. Nilson is the director emeritus of the Teaching Effectiveness and Innovation (OTEI) at Clemson University and author of Teaching at Its Best: A Research-Based Resource for College Instructors (Jossey-Bass), now in its fourth edition, The Graphic Syllabus and the Outcomes Map: Communicating Your Course (Anker/JosseyBass, 2007), Creating Self-Regulated Learners: Strategies to Strengthen Students' Self-Awareness and Learning Skills (Stylus, 2013), and Specifications Grading: Restoring Rigor, Motivating Students, and Saving Faculty Time (Stylus, 2015). Her next book, Online Teaching at Its Best, with co-author Ludwika A. Goodson, is in progress for Jossey-Bass. She is also beginning a book on discussion with Jennifer Herman for Stylus. Dr. Nilson's career as a full-time faculty development director spans over 25 years. In this time, she has published many articles and book chapters and has given over 450 keynotes, webinars, and live workshops at conferences, colleges, and universities both nationally and internationally on dozens of topics related to college teaching and scholarly productivity. She has also taught graduate seminars on college teaching. You will be able to explain what self-regulated learning (SRL) is and how it enhances student learning. You will be able to induce your students to practice SRL. You will be able to induce your students to practice SRL. You will be able to adapt and integrate SRL activities and assignments in your courses.