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Designing Your Course for Student Learning: Fall 2021 (3 week short course)

Online

September 13 - October 3, 2021 Description  This 3 week short course provides participants an opportunity to review the design of their course so that the assignments they have planned in a course are aligned with the learning objectives students are supposed to master.  Here is what participants will do in this course:  Apply Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy to course... Continue Reading →

Free

Improving Instructor-to-Student Interaction: Fall 2021 (3 week short course)

Online

September 13 - October 3, 2021 Description  By the end of this three-week course, you will be able to use D2L Brightspace tools (including Classlist, Email, Intelligent Agents, personalized Announcements, and private Discussions) to improve instructor-to-student interactions.  You will be provided with efficient ways to email students, tips and tricks to personalize communication for students,... Continue Reading →

Free

Culturally Responsive Pedagogy: Faculty Learning Community Fall 2021

Online

September 13 - December 5, 2021  Description Our chancellor has given us the challenge of eliminating our equity gaps by 2030. How can we, as instructors, shift our teaching practices to meet this goal? One promising path is to ground those practices in Culturally Responsive Pedagogy. In this course, we’ll have the opportunity to examine... Continue Reading →

Free

What’s New in D2L Brightspace: September 2021

Online

Description This webinar will focus on new features and changes in the September 2021 release (version 20.21.09) that you’ll see in D2L Brightspace starting Thursday, September 16. RSVP Required Use the RSVP tool below to register.  After registering, a calendar invite with details on how to join will be sent to you, please add this event to... Continue Reading →

Free