Lunch Series

Attend our weekly Lunch Series every Thursday where you'll learn about about a variety topics. 
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Workshops & Events

Adjunct Faculty Retreat: Promoting Your Students’ Academic Habits of the Mind
Part-Time Faculty Only

Overton Hall

9:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Build community with colleagues while you learn practical tactics for teaching your students the academic habits they'll need to thrive. Breakfast and lunch served. For part-time/adjunct faculty only. Adjunct faculty starting in summer or fall 2018 are also welcome.

Why ADA? A Conversation on Video Compliance (webinar)

Online webinar

It’s no secret that there has been a push for ADA Compliance, with a particular focus on how to be compliant with videos, both in the classroom and online. Let’s start with a conversation about the importance for you, your students, and the university and end with your options. The best way to approach this is to be proactive! Start your summer out right by preparing yourself for the changes ahead.

Write Solid Student Learning Outcomes that are Measurable

Spies-Bornemann Center 136

As an instructor, you need more than university student learning outcomes! Come to this workshop to learn about creating a measurable course with course learning outcomes and module learning outcomes.

Do you want to reuse the Blackboard course(s) you built this term?
Blackboard: Copy and Move Course Content

SBet 136

You put a lot of effort and time into building your Blackboard course(s) each term. Fortunately, course content can be reused term-to-term!

Create Your Lecture Slides Like a Graphic Designer

Spies-Bornemann Center, Room 136

Would you like to create more effective slide presentations? Sign up now to learn how you can design slides that illustrate concepts instead of words.

What is Quality Matters?

Spies-Bornemann 136

With online learning, everyone has a goal. Learners need to improve and grow. You work to nurture them with well-conceived, well-designed, well-presented courses and programs. QM’s goal — as a non-profit, quality assurance organization is to provide a system to help you deliver on that promise: with review, improvement and certification of quality for your face-to-face, online or blended courses. This workshop will introduce you to Quality Matters and why it’s important to implement its Rubric in your courses.

“Engaging Online Learners”

Spies-Bornemann Center, Room 136

Do you value the importance of student-led learning but want to provide them with structure and don’t know how? Reserve your seat now to find out what instructional design strategies you can apply to help your students increase self efficacy.

Develop an Effective Online Learning Community for your Students

Spies-Bornemann Center

Create a community that your online students can enjoy just as much as a classroom learning experience, if not more!

Increasing Rigor While Maintaining Flexibility and Accommodation

Spies-Bornemann Center, Room 136

Do you know the importance of using rubrics in your course? This course will give you techniques on how you can create rubrics that align with your teaching materials and course learning objectives.

Gauging Your Technology Skills

Spies-Bornemann 136

Faculty in this workshop will assess their current level of skill with technologies related to teaching online and develop a plan to improve their skills. We will identify technology skills gaps and be able to fill those gaps through available resources. We will assess the level of knowledge and skill you possess in terms of the technologies required to teach online.

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