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WNMU Faculty Development Events & Sessions

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(10 points)

  • Center for Teaching and Learning (CETAL) Lab, Miller Library
  • 50 minute presentation, activity, or discussion
  • Refreshments provided

line 2012-2013 Events

line 2013-2014 Schedule
FALL 2013

All events (except hands-on and one-time sessions) will be offered as webinars and recorded for playback from anywhere.

Date Time Topic Presenter
Recordings & Handouts
 
   

SPRING 2014

 
January 10 1:00 SoftChalk Create: An Overview  
January 16
3:00
What, Why, Where, YOU, When?
Online Course Accessibility: It's Not a Choice
Resources & Recording
January 22
2:00
The Student Success Seminar Redesign: Take a Look!  
January 27 Noon You Are Not Alone!
Utilizing TA's, GA's, and UA's
 
Dr. Jenny Coleman, GA and TA Guests
January 28
Noon
Step by Step to Success: Using Scaffolding for Assignments Resources & Recording
January 29 Noon Success Strategies for Latino Students (Webinar)... Playback
January 30 Noon Copyright in Academia (Webinar)....  
January 30 2:00 All Together Now! Group Activities and Projects Resources & Recording
February 5 11:00

Why Students Plagiarize (webinar archive)

Responding to Student Plagiarism as an Educational Opportunity

Turnitin

Playback

February 5 3:00 Let Your Fingers Do the Talking!
Visual Recording (Paper and iPad)
Resources & Recording
February 6 9:00 And This Goes Where?
Concept Mapping to Increase Retention
Resources & Recording
February 6 Noon Designing Your Digital Badge Ecosystem (Webinar) Playback
February 11 2:00 College in the Second Half of Life! Older Students  
February 13 11:00 Literacy is Fundamental: Leveraging Critical Reading to Improve Student Writing (Turnitin) Register & Join Playback
February 20 10:00-11:30 Making the Most of Your Mentoring Relationships (Wiley Learning Institute)  

February 20

12:00
Using Clickers and Distance Options for Immediate Feedback
Hands-On Session
 
February 21 11:00 The Magic of Choice - Offer Variety in Assignments Resources & Recording
February 24
3:00
Flipping a Switch in a Very Dark Room.
Can Critical Thinking Be Taught?
Resources & Recording
February 27 1:00- 2:30  Teaching Naked: Designing Assignments for More Active Classrooms (Wiley Learning Institute)  
March 3 11:00 Soft Skills for the Workplace: How Do We Prepare Students? Resources & Recording
March 4 3:00 Obsolete or Evolving?
Bloom's Taxonomy- Still Relevant?

Resources &
Infographic

March 5 11:00 Getting to the (Power)Point: 
Addressing Plagiarism in Student Presentations ...
Turnitin Recording
March 6
12:00

Incorporating Effective Scholarly Activities

 
March 7

10:00

Shorter Doesn't Mean Sweeter!
Creating and Teaching Eight-Week Courses

 
March 18
9:00
Turning Tradition on its Head!
Flipping the Classroom
 
March 19
March 21
2:00
1:00
Using Clickers for Immediate Feedback
Hands-On Session
 
March 24 9:00 Universal Design (Be a Course Superhero)  
March 25 10:00- 11:30 Teaching for Critical Thinking (Wiley Learning Institute)  
March 25 1:00 Turning a Video into A Lesson and Quiz
TedEd Videos
 
March 27
3:00
Don't Just Sit There! Learn!
Engaging Students in Active Learning
 
March 31 9:00 It's a Steal (and Not in a Good Way!)
Copyright, Yours and Others'
 
April 2
9:00

Step 1: This is the Textbook
The Purposeful Reading Assignment

 
April 14 1:00

What Do You Mean--Let Them Use Cell Phones?
Challenges of Mobile Technology

 
April 23
2:00
What? More Tests?
Frequent Quizzing Increases Retention
FSC: Linda Baldwin
April 30 Noon Yes, You Too Can Decrease Your Grading Time!  
 

FALL 2013

 
August 13 9-12

SoftChalk and SoftChalk Cloud

SoftChalk Webinar
August 27 12 Introduction to SoftChalk
 

August 30
September 3

10:00
Noon

Using Clickers for Immediate Feedback
Hands-On Session

No Recording
September 6 10:00

SoftChalk- Your Workhorse in Online Courses

 
September 11
3:00

Aligning Learning Outcomes with Instruction and Assessment

Handouts & Recording
September 17
2:00

What Did That Guy Just Say?
Generational Differences

Handouts & Recording
September 20 Noon SoftChalk Cloud--Your Answer to Student Engagement (no live session - recording only)

 
September 23 Noon What, Why, Where, YOU, When?
Online Course Accessibility: It's Not a Choice
Handouts & Recording
September 24
September 27
2:00
11:00

Using Clickers for Immediate Feedback
Hands-On Session

No Recording
September 30 2:00 Using Canvas for Face-to-Face Courses Handouts & Recording
October 4 Noon Not All of Us Learn from Text  
October 7
3:00

Is there a Recipe?
Decrease Failure Rates in Introductory Courses

Handouts & Recording
October 8 9:00 Using Clickers with Peer Instruction, Turning Technologies Recording
October 9 2:00

Faculty as Writers Panel
One-Time Session

FSC: Felipe Ortego, Scott Fritz, others
October 11 1:00 Advisement Training Jeff Hill, Linda Baldwin, Tanya Rivers
October 23
11:00

Students as Customers or Captives?
Learning-Centered Teaching

 
October 28 2:00 Check the Gas Gauge!
Where are you Going With Assessment?
Handouts & Recording
October 29 10:00 Without A Word: The Effects of the Learning Environment  
October 31
November 5
2:00

Where's the Power Button? iPad 101!

No Recording


November 6


3:00

Teaching an Old Tool New Tricks!
The Graphic Syllabus and Big Questions

 
November 7

1:00

Engage Students with Canvas Tools and Feedback Options - Mary Leen

Recording

 

November 15 11:00 SEAL of Approval - Students Engaged in Active Learning  Handouts & Recording
November 14
2:00

If They Build it, Will Anyone Come?
Designing Effective Service Learning

 
November 18
10:00

I Beg Your Pardon!
Civility and Learning Communities

 
December 2
1:00

Do I Want to Hear It?
Student Feedback -Make it Count!

FSC:
December 9 10:00 Canvas Help: Starting a New Semester Handouts & Recording
December 10 10 Submitting Semester Final Grades Recording


   

 




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