Workshops & Webinars
Below you will find all the workshops and webinars the CTI has produced on strategies and resources for both in-person teaching with remote students and online teaching. Also, we include workshops on Canvas & Ally, as well as other tools such as Poll Everywhere.
Select from the categories below to explore the related workshops and recordings. Click on a workshop title to display its description, scheduling, registration links, and any recordings (where available).
- Spring 2021 Workshops: What Works: Faculty-led workshops on successful strategies for both online teaching and in-person teaching with remote students from Fall 2020 - hosted by the CTI
- Teaching Tools: Canvas, Poll Everywhere, Zoom, Gradescope, & Ally
- Recorded Webinars: These webinars were developed to help instructors prepare and deliver online and in-person courses with remote students
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.
To register for these workshops, use the links below to go to the full descriptions. A registration link is included with the description.
What Works for In-Person Teaching with Remote Students
- Collaboration: ideas for group assignments: Tuesday January 19, 2021, 10:00 - 11:30 am
- Engaging Students: ideas for active learning: Tuesday January 26, 2021, 10:00 - 11:30 am
- Assessment: ideas for equitable assessment: Thursday January 28, 2021, 10:00 - 11:30 am
- Building Community: ideas for reaching all students: Tuesday February 2, 2021, 10:00 - 11:30 am
What Works for Online Teaching
- Collaboration: ideas for online group assignments: Wednesday January 20, 2021: 10:00 - 11:30 am
- Engaging Students: ideas for active learning online: Wednesday January 27, 2021: 10:00 - 11:30 am
- Assessment: ideas for equitable online assessment: Friday January 29, 2021: 10:00 - 11:30 am
- Building Community: ideas for reaching all students online: Wednesday February 3, 2021: 10:00 - 11:30 am
These hands-on workshops provide training in using a specific tool (Canvas, Poll Everywhere, or Ally) with a special focus on using them to create engaging, student-centered course content.
- Getting Started in Canvas (new for Spring 2021)
- Getting Started with Poll Everywhere (New for Spring 2021)
- Teaching with Zoom (New for Spring 2021)
- Delivering and Grading Assignments with Gradescope (New for Spring 2021, run by the vendor)
- Ed Discussion (New for Spring 2021, run by the vendor)
- Hypothes.is (New for Spring 2021, run by the vendor)
- Tips & Best Practices for Online Exams Using the Canvas Quiz Tool
- Accessibility Tools
- Learning Technology Pilot Program
- Peer Reviews and Collaboration with FeedbackFruits (New for Spring 2021)
Below you will find webinar recordings grouped by theme.
- In-Person Teaching with Remote Students: Planning, preparing & teaching in-person courses with remote access for students unable to attend
- Online Teaching: Planning, preparing & teaching online courses
- Introductory Webinars on Remote Teaching: A series of workshops designed to introduce instructors to a range of tools and considerations for teaching remotely
- Graduate Student Online Teaching Workshops: a series of workshops to support graduate students & postdocs in teaching online
- Staff & Course Administrator Webinars: These webinars are designed to help course support staff get started with key considerations for online courses
In-Person Teaching with Remote Students
These workshops have been designed to help you create engaging, student-centered courses for Fall 2020 to fit your specific in-person teaching scenario. Taken in sequence, these 75-minute workshops will lead you through essential considerations for planning, preparing, and teaching an in-person course with access for remote students.
- Assessing Learning in In-Person Classes with Remote Students
To help you create engaging, student-centered courses for Fall 2020 to fit your specific online teaching scenario, we have prepared a series of online workshops to guide you in developing your courses.
- Best Practices in Online Learning: Lessons from Spring 2020
- Assessing Learning Online
- Making Course Materials Accessible
- Planning for Inclusion in Online Learning
- Building Community in Online Spaces
- Active Learning in Online Spaces
Introductory Webinars on Remote Teaching
We created a series of webinars to assist with the transition from face-to-face to online teaching as effectively as possible.
- Getting Started in Canvas
- Using Zoom for Teaching Online
- Using Panopto for Creating & Sharing Video Online
- Polling for Online Classes
- Designing Remote Assessment
- Inclusion, Accessibility, & Accommodations in Online Learning
Graduate Student Online Teaching Workshops
To provide graduate teaching assistants and postdoctoral fellows with additional support for online teaching, the Center for Teaching Innovation has designed a series of three online workshops on adapting teaching strategies to the learning settings we all will face during the upcoming Fall 2020 semester.
- How do You Build Community in Online Classes?
- Supporting the Emotional Well-Being of Our Students, 2020 Edition
Staff & Course Administrator Webinars
These webinars are designed to help train course administrators and faculty who will be responsible for Canvas course development or ensuring the accessibility of online content.