Spring 2021 Workshops

Join faculty colleagues to learn about teaching ideas that were successful this past Fall, and share your ideas. Hosted by the CTI, these faculty conversations are designed to help instructors identify strategies that have found success and find simple ways to improve the teaching and learning experience this Spring. Each workshop will include faculty presentations as well as time for discussion, and the CTI will present accompanying resources.

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What Works for In-Person Teaching with Remote Students | What Works for Online Teaching

What Works for In-Person Teaching with Remote Students

Collaboration: ideas for group & collaborative assignments

Date & Time: Tuesday January 19, 2021, 10:00 - 11:30 am

Collaborative learning encourages students to effectively work with peers, help each other learn, and feel a sense of belonging to a learning community. Instructors can design collaborative learning activities for pairs, small groups, or larger groups, including peer learning, pair sharing, problem-solving, and more. In this workshop faculty will share their experience with student collaboration in their in-person courses with remote students. Participants will then have an opportunity to ask questions, share, and discuss ideas.

Recording

Watch a recording of Ideas for Group & Collaborative Assignments.

You can also watch individual faculty presentations from this workshop:


Engaging Students: ideas for active learning

Date & Time: Tuesday January 26, 2021, 10:00 - 11:30 am

Faculty will present tips and strategies they have used for engaging students participating either in person or remotely in hybrid classesParticipants will then have an opportunity to ask questions, share, and discuss ideas.

Recording

Watch a recording of Ideas for Active Learning.

You can also watch individual faculty presentations from this workshop:


Assessment: ideas for equitable assessment

Date & Time: Thursday January 28, 2021, 10:00 - 11:30 am

Learn about effective approaches to assessing student learning in classrooms with both in-person and remote participants. These conversations are designed to help faculty share successful strategies and find simple ways to improve the teaching and learning experience this Spring.


Building Community: ideas for reaching all students

Date & Time: Tuesday February 2, 2021, 10:00 - 11:30 am

Students who feel a sense of belonging to the group are more likely to achieve course outcomes. Hear faculty presentations on strategies for building community and connection in in-person courses with remote participants. Learn how your colleagues are creating opportunities for student belonging and maintaining group cohesion.

Recording

Watch a recording of Ideas for Reaching All Students.

You can also watch individual faculty presentations from this workshop:

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What Works for Online Teaching

Collaboration: ideas for online group and collaborative assignments

Date & TimeWednesday January 20, 2021, 10:00 - 11:30 am

Collaborative learning encourages students to effectively work with peers, help each other learn, and feel a sense of belonging to a learning community. Instructors can design collaborative learning activities for pairs, small groups, or larger groups, including peer learning, pair sharing, problem-solving, and more. In this workshop faculty will share their experience with student collaboration in online courses. Participants will then have an opportunity to ask questions, share, and discuss ideas.

Recording

Watch a recording of Ideas for Online Group and Collaborative Assignments.

You can also watch individual faculty presentations from this workshop:


Engaging Students: ideas for active learning online

Date & Time: Wednesday January 27, 2021, 10:00 - 11:30 am

Faculty will present tips and strategies they have used for engaging students both synchronously and asynchronously in online learning. Participants will then have an opportunity to ask questions, share, and discuss ideas.

Recording

Watch a recording of Ideas for Active Learning Online.

You can also watch individual faculty presentations from this workshop:


Assessment: ideas for equitable online assessment

Date & Time: Friday January 29, 2021, 10:00 - 11:30 am

Learn about effective approaches to assessing student learning in online courses. These conversations are designed to help faculty identify successful strategies and find simple ways to improve the teaching and learning experience this Spring.


Building Community: ideas for reaching all students online

Date & Time: Wednesday February 3, 2021, 10:00 - 11:30 am

Students who feel a sense of belonging to the group are more likely to achieve course outcomes. Hear faculty presentations on strategies for building community and connection in online teaching. Learn how your colleagues are creating opportunities for student belonging and maintaining group cohesion online.

Recording

Watch a recording of Ideas for Reaching All Students Online.

You can also watch individual faculty presentations from this workshop:

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