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Foundations of Teaching Online: Summer 2021 (long course)

Online

June 7 - August 8, 2021 (Break 7/3 - 7/11) Course Learning Objectives Construct a course schedule, template, or outline that includes at least one learning objective for each module for your course.  Create an alignment map with your learning objective(s), assessment tool, learning activities, and materials.  Develop one assessment tool that will measure or... Continue Reading →

Free

Assessment of Student Learning: Summer 2021 (Start 3 weeks)

Online

June 14 - July 3, 2021 Description How do you really know that your students are learning what you had intended?  In this course, you'll get an opportunity examine the learning objectives in your course (something your students should know or be able to do) and the assessments that are aligned to help measure and... Continue Reading →

Free

Equity 101: Summer 2021 (3 week short course)

Online

June 14 - July 4, 2021 Course Learning Objectives  After completing the course, participants will be able to:  Define basic language surrounding equity and inclusion Critically examine ideas about people, perspectives, and experiences that are different from your own Explain the deficit vs. asset mindset and the importance of the asset mindset Reflect on your... Continue Reading →

Free

What’s new in D2L Brightspace: June 2021 (Webinar)

Online

This webinar will focus on new features and updated changes in the June 2021 release (version 20.21.06) that you’ll see in D2L Brightspace starting Thursday, June 17. 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

Designing Your Course for Student Learning: A Deep Dive into Learning Objectives (Webinar Option 1)

Online

Description Spend some time creating aligned module objectives for your class! In this 1 hour webinar, we will go through a brief overview of Bloom’s Taxonomy, practice writing learning objectives and then have an open forum to get feedback on your newly written objectives. RSVP Required Use the RSVP tool below to register. You will receive... Continue Reading →

Free

Effective Course Design: Self-Check (Webinar)

Online

Have you ever asked yourself any of these questions about your online course? Why aren't my students able to find what they need? Are my students utilizing all the resources I've provided? I would like to add or change elements of my course, but where do I start? In this webinar, we will explore approaches... Continue Reading →

Free

Applying Templates in D2L Brightspace (Webinar)

Online

Learn how you can use the pre-formatted HTML templates as a starting point for creating Content pages in D2L Brightspace. The templates provide you with example materials and page layouts that you may copy and edit as appropriate for your needs. This webinar will walk through the steps of selecting and revising the templates to... Continue Reading →

Free

Is Time an Issue? Finding Accessible Materials (Webinar)

Online

Description We all want to use teaching materials that are high quality, interesting, often open access, and we are making sure that they are accessible to all of our students.  But not everything that is out there is accessible! And it is time consuming to try and find these materials. So come and check out... Continue Reading →

Free

CRP An Introduction: Option 1 (Webinar)

Online

Description In this introductory presentation, we’ll have the opportunity to examine the central tenets of Culturally Responsive Pedagogy (CRP). CRP advocates that good teaching draws on the knowledge and skill our students bring to the classroom, creates supportive relationships that allow students to take learning risks, and prepares students to challenge barriers to their full... Continue Reading →

Free

Teaching with OERs (Webinar)

Online

Description Have you been thinking about trying to teach without a published textbook?  Would you like to hear about how someone has done this?  Would you like to see a course designed around a wide variety of open access materials?  Take some time to hear about various open resources, and see the development of a... Continue Reading →

Free

Automated Closed Captioning: When to Bot and When to Not (Webinar)

Online

Automated or machine-generated closed captioning is a game changer for media accessibility. Learn about the pros and cons of automated captioning and transcripts and how to best utilize this developing technology. 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... Continue Reading →

Free

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