This Week for Faculty: October 8, 2018
Looking for tailored resources, strategies, and practices to address common challenges in your classrooms? The CTL offers Workshops To Go that present evidence-based practices and are grounded in the science of teaching and learning.
Workshops To Go
Workshops To Go is an on-demand offering for departments or programs that wish to host a short pedagogical workshop for their faculty. All workshops present evidence-based practices and are grounded in the science of teaching and learning. With each Workshop To Go offering, faculty will receive tailored resources, strategies, and practices that can help address common challenges in the classrooms. Department chairs and program directors may select a session topic from the list below, which can be offered in a 30-, 60-, or 90-minute format, or can choose to work with CTL staff to customize a workshop to meet the needs of the department’s faculty.
Workshops To Go cover the following topics:
- NEW FOR FALL 2018! Engaged Lecturing: From Design to Delivery
- Inclusive Teaching: Small Changes to Maximize Equity in the Classroom
- Teaching Large Classes: Engagement, Management, and Integrity
- Learning Through Discussion: Three Steps to Effective Facilitation
Course Management: Introduction to CourseWorks (Canvas)
This workshop provides an overview of the basic features and functionality of a course management system that allows instructors to build and support engaging courses. During the workshop, instructors learn how to migrate their content from CourseWorks (Sakai), navigate Canvas, manage syllabus and course materials, use quizzing tools, and utilize communication features in the system. Register here.
Date: Tuesday, October 16
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: Butler Library Room 204
The CTL also offers a self-paced, online training course as a flexible alternative to the face-to-face workshops. Visit our website for additional information and resources for getting started with CourseWorks (Canvas).