Lunch Series

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

Open Educational Resources and Intellus

Hum 114

Have you considered using Open Educational Resources (OER) to decrease the cost of textbooks for your students? Learn about the larger OER movement, resources that are out there, and Intellus, an inexpensive system that works seamlessly with an institution’s LMS to enable faculty to find, assign and measure students’ engagement with high-quality OER and academic library content.

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.

Recording Your Lecture Series Part 3
Recording Before and After Class


So you’ve heard about pre-recorded lectures. Now what? Join our Lecture Capture Specialist, Kaitlin Hodgdon, to get a walk-through on how to record your lectures using materials that are freely available to you at Cal Lutheran to record your lectures before and after class. You’ve never known how easy it can be until now! Join us online to be exposed to new platforms, old platforms, on-campus platforms, at home platforms, and technology you can use in tandem with the software! Please RSVP ahead of time to receive the link for the online session.

Active Learning Through Flipping Your Class

Spies-Bornemann Center 136

Want to learn more about active learning and flipped classrooms? Come to our workshop and find out how to do it on your own.

Why Students Cheat and What We Can Do About It

SBET 140

Learn and share tactics that will help increase academic integrity and prevent cheating in your classes.

Recording Your Lecture Series Part 4
A Special Before and After Class Resource – The Lightboard


Join us to learn about Cal Lutheran’s best kept recording secret: The Lightboard. Used by a variety of focuses, this new technology is up and coming at CLU, but also across the nation. Be one of the first to utilize this in your classroom and really capture your students’ eyes. It’ll light up your life! Please RSVP ahead of time to receive the link for the online session.

Use Universal Design to Humanize your Online Class

Spies-Bornemann Center 136

Humanize your online course by applying universal design with learning theories to accommodate a diverse student population. 

Recording Your Lecture Series Part 5
At the End of it All – Editing Videos and Giving Students Access


So you’ve recorded your lectures, but now you want to take the next step to improving them. At the end of our Recording Your Lecture Series, we’ll show you different platforms you can use to edit your videos and make them available to your students now and in the future! Such platforms include Camtasia, Panopto, and iMovie for editing and a special focus on Panopto, Blackboard, and Google Drive for providing students with access to the videos. Please RSVP ahead of time to receive the link for the online session.

It's in the Syllabus: A Syllabus Improvement Workshop

Hum 120

Are you unsure about what should be in your syllabus? Come to this workshop with two copies of your syllabus in hand (on paper), and learn about what should be in your syllabus, why it should be there. We will also walk you through some decisions you’ll have to make, such as the attendance policy, to help you find what works best for you and your class. If you attend the event, you will get an “It’s in the Syllabus!” T-shirt in the size of your choice! RSVP by Nov. 19 and get your T-shirt at the event! Space is limited.