Summer 2020 Training

All sessions are live; recordings will be posted to the website here. Registration for all sessions, unless otherwise noted: https://forms.gle/hy1yFWsFugtns5tm7

  • August 10, 10am Tips on Using Blackboard Discussion Boards increasing student engagement 
  • August 11, 1pm Library Online Resources linking library e-resources in Blackboard; integrating open access resources
  • August 12, 1pm General Q&A drop in to ask the experts questions about instruction; practice using Zoom tools and other technology *Open Access Session Registration:  https://forms.gle/SfH2Njf3r9WKe1Zx8
  • August 12, 3pm General Q&A drop in to ask the experts questions about instruction; practice using Zoom tools and other technology
  • August 13, 10am General Q&A drop in to ask the experts questions about instruction; practice using Zoom tools and other technology
  • August 14, 1pm General Q&A drop in to ask the experts questions about instruction; practice using Zoom tools and other technology

 

Previous Events

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  • January 30, 2019, 12 to 1 p.m. — Brownbag: Infusing your lecture with engaging class discussion Jennifer Paxton, PhD
  • February 18, 2019, 1 to 3 p.m. — Brownbag: Making student learning central to your course Michael Gorman, Ph.D. 
  • March 26, 2019, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Online presentation: Videoconferencing Rosalind Flynn, Ph.D. 
  • April 24, 2019, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Workshop: Using informal assessments to facilitate learning with David Bosworth, Ph.D.  
  • August 20, 2019, 9 a.m.  to 4 p.m. — Orientation for First Year Experience Teaching Fellows
  • Monday, September 9, 2019, 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. — How to Spark Motivation and Engagement in the Classroom with Otto Wilson, Ph.D. and Angela McRae, Ph.D.
  • Monday, October 21, 2019, 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Supporting Students with Special Needs in the Classroom with Office of Disability Support Services and Technology Services
  • Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 1 to 2:30 p.m. — Teaching Study Skills to Help Students Succeed with David Bosworth, Ph.D. 
  • Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tips for Evaluating Writing with Kevin Rulo, Ph.D. 
  • Monday, January 27, 2020, 11am – 12:30p.m. - Blackboard Training – Beginning of Semester Checklist
  • Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 12 to 2 p.m.Text Affordability, and Library Resources for Instruction with CUA Library Staff 
  • Wednesday, February 12, 12 - 2p.m. – Including Enduring Questions in your Course Curriculum with Dr. Duilia de Mello 
  • Monday, March 16 and Tuesday, March 17 - Training on Instructional Continuity with the Instructional Technology Office
  • April 23, 2020, 10:30-11:30am - Townhall: Supporting your Students' Emotional Health and Well-being  - co-hosted by the Counseling Center  
  • April 24, 2020, 10-11am - Technology Training: Online Assessment - co-hosted by the Instructional Technology Office 
  • April 27, 2020, 12-1:30pm  Training: Online Assessment - co-hosted by the Instructional Technology Office 
  • April 30, 2020, 11:30am-12:30pm  - Faculty Self-Care - co-hosted by NCSSS 
  • May 15, 2020, 11:30am-12:30pm  - Faculty Self-Care - co-hosted by the Counseling Center 
  • July 8, 11am Blackboard Walkthrough take a virtual 'tour' of Blackboard
  • July 8, 4pm Zoom for Beginners scheduling; basic settings; sharing your screen; recording
  • July 9, 3pm Blackboard for Beginners uploading materials; setting up the gradebook and discussion boards; basic settings
  • July 10, 10am Zoom Q&A drop in to ask the experts questions about Zoom
  • July 10, 1pm Blackboard Q&A drop in to ask the experts questions about Blackboard
  • July 13, 10am Zoom for Advanced Users breakout rooms for small group work; polling; advanced tools
  • July 13, 1pm Walkthrough of New Syllabus Template setting up your syllabus in Blackboard
  • July 13, 6pm Blackboard & Zoom tips for setting up your classes in Blackboard and using Zoom  *Open Access Session 
  • July 14, 4pm Best Practices for Blended Instruction how to structure a class with students face to face and other students joining remotely
  • July 15, 1pm Zoom Q&A drop in to ask the experts questions about Zoom
  • July 16, 3pm Blackboard for Advanced Users gradebook options; creating and grading assignments
  • July 20, 10am Online Assessment alternatives to traditional assessment; creating and using rubrics; preventing cheating
  • July 21, 1pm Best Practices for Online Instruction tips for teaching classes that are 100% online
  • July 22, 12pm Panopto for Beginners  learn how to use Panopto to record course material, such as lectures                                                   
  • July 22, 1pm Blackboard Q&A drop in to ask the experts questions about Blackboard
  • July 23, 10am Online Course Walkthrough example of an online course
  • July 23, 3pm Online Assessment Q&A drop in to ask the experts questions about online assessment
  •  July 27, 6pm Best Practices for Blended Instruction how to structure a class with students face to face and other students joining remotely  
  • August 6, 10am Accessibility and Accommodations review of specific accommodation statements: What do they mean in a remote classroom?

Find other workshops, events, and resources at Catholic University related to faculty development here.