Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL) Workshop
A full-day workshop will be held on Jan. 3, 2020, facilitated by external experts, on fostering structured and collaborative learning in STEM, sponsored by UCLA's Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, CEILS, and UCLA's Center for the Advancement of Teaching.
POGIL (Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning), the subject of the workshop, is an evidence-based pedagogical practice that promotes student-centered learning, and has been used in chemistry, biology, math, computer science, anatomy, and an array of other subjects. (https://pogil.org/educators/become-a-pogil-practitioner/curricular-materials)
This one day workshop will introduce instructors to the scaffolding approach taken by POGIL, as well as discuss team formation, group facilitation strategies, and metacognitive skills development. Participants will explore these topics through POGIL-based activities, thus gaining first-hand experience on how to model a POGIL classroom.
Date: Friday, January 3rd, 2020
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (breakfast at 8:30am)
Location: Learning Commons (8270 Boelter Hall)
Please RSVP by Dec. 9: https://forms.gle/JcZYVwxyLWwZjKrt5
There are limited spaces available for the POGIL Workshop.