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June 2021

Open Virtual Drop-In Consultations

Stop by our drop-in sessions in June and July to chat with OTL team members about your course and teaching plans. To join any drop-in session, select the “Open Virtual Drop-In Sessions” option on the registration form and we will email you the Zoom link. Use this Zoom link to join any of the drop-in sessions.

Keep the Best, Ditch/Change the Rest: Reflecting on What Worked, What Didn’t, and Deciding Where to Go From There (Part II)

This two-part workshop offers a guided opportunity to plan the overall structure and balance of your Fall 2021 courses through guided reflection, collaborative brainstorming, sharing, and problem solving, and a discussion about different course structures (e.g., blended, hybrid, flipped). We will explore how you might repurpose materials from your remote courses as you plan for your Fall 2021 courses. Ideal for faculty and instructors who:

Open Virtual Drop-In Consultations

Stop by our drop-in sessions in June and July to chat with OTL team members about your course and teaching plans. To join any drop-in session, select the “Open Virtual Drop-In Sessions” option on the registration form and we will email you the Zoom link. Use this Zoom link to join any of the drop-in sessions.

Open Virtual Drop-In Consultations

Stop by our drop-in sessions in June and July to chat with OTL team members about your course and teaching plans. To join any drop-in session, select the “Open Virtual Drop-In Sessions” option on the registration form and we will email you the Zoom link. Use this Zoom link to join any of the drop-in sessions.

Keep the Best, Ditch/Change the Rest: Reflecting on What Worked, What Didn’t, and Deciding Where to Go From There (Part I)

This two-part workshop offers a guided opportunity to plan the overall structure and balance of your Fall 2021 courses through guided reflection, collaborative brainstorming, sharing, and problem solving, and a discussion about different course structures (e.g., blended, hybrid, flipped). We will explore how you might repurpose materials from your remote courses as you plan for your Fall 2021 courses. Ideal for faculty and instructors who:

Open Virtual Drop-In Consultations

Stop by our drop-in sessions in June and July to chat with OTL team members about your course and teaching plans. To join any drop-in session, select the “Open Virtual Drop-In Sessions” option on the registration form and we will email you the Zoom link. Use this Zoom link to join any of the drop-in sessions.

GTC - SoTL Journal Club #23

This journal club counts towards the University Teaching Foundations program under the category of SoTL Journal Club (TLJC).  Join us for our online Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) journal clubs, where we discuss a recent teaching publication. If you missed previous meetings, do not worry! We will send an email with the paper in advance and it will also be posted on the Eventbrite page once available. Please read the paper and bring any questions, comments or critiques with you.  Intended Learning Outcomes 

Keep the Best, Ditch/Change the Rest: Reflecting on What Worked, What Didn’t, and Deciding Where to Go From There (Part II)

This two-part workshop offers a guided opportunity to plan the overall structure and balance of your Fall 2021 courses through guided reflection, collaborative brainstorming, sharing, and problem solving, and a discussion about different course structures (e.g., blended, hybrid, flipped). We will explore how you might repurpose materials from your remote courses as you plan for your Fall 2021 courses. Ideal for faculty and instructors who:

Open Virtual Drop-In Consultations

Stop by our drop-in sessions in June and July to chat with OTL team members about your course and teaching plans. To join any drop-in session, select the “Open Virtual Drop-In Sessions” option on the registration form and we will email you the Zoom link. Use this Zoom link to join any of the drop-in sessions.

Balancing the Flow of Assessments in your Course (Part I)

This two-part workshop offers an opportunity to review your assessment workload balance in previous course offerings, learn about strategies that can improve workload balance for you and your students, and design alternative assessment plans for your upcoming offering. We will also discuss assignment transparency and student effort.  Ideal for faculty and instructors who: 

Open Virtual Drop-In Consultations

Stop by our drop-in sessions in June and July to chat with OTL team members about your course and teaching plans. To join any drop-in session, select the “Open Virtual Drop-In Sessions” option on the registration form and we will email you the Zoom link. Use this Zoom link to join any of the drop-in sessions.

The Radical Hope - Book Club (2)

Join Educational Developers from the Office of Teaching and Learning for a Virtual Book Club discussing Radical Hope: A Teaching Manifesto (Gannon, 2020). Higher education has seen better days.

Balancing the Flow of Assessments in your Course (Part II)

This two-part workshop offers an opportunity to review your assessment workload balance in previous course offerings, learn about strategies that can improve workload balance for you and your students, and design alternative assessment plans for your upcoming offering. We will also discuss assignment transparency and student effort.  Ideal for faculty and instructors who: 

Open Virtual Drop-In Consultations

Stop by our drop-in sessions in June and July to chat with OTL team members about your course and teaching plans. To join any drop-in session, select the “Open Virtual Drop-In Sessions” option on the registration form and we will email you the Zoom link. Use this Zoom link to join any of the drop-in sessions.

Transitioning Exams to Other Forms of Assessment (Part I)

This two-part workshop offers an opportunity to discuss the current challenges with your exams, explore alternative assessments that could replace your exams and align with your student learning outcomes, and create an assignment outline for your new assessment.   Ideal for faculty and instructors who: 

Open Virtual Drop-In Consultations

Stop by our drop-in sessions in June and July to chat with OTL team members about your course and teaching plans. To join any drop-in session, select the “Open Virtual Drop-In Sessions” option on the registration form and we will email you the Zoom link. Use this Zoom link to join any of the drop-in sessions.

GTC - Teaching Dossier Writing Café Session #2

Have you attended or will you be attending a Foundations workshop about Teaching Philosophy Statements or Teaching Dossiers? Feeling inspired to get started but haven't found the time? The Teaching Dossier Writing Cafés are for you! These sessions aim to provide a space for grad students to come together and work on developing their teaching dossiers, including their teaching philosophy statements. Using breakout rooms there will be space to either work quietly or to discuss your ideas with your peers.

Open Virtual Drop-In Consultations

Stop by our drop-in sessions in June and July to chat with OTL team members about your course and teaching plans. To join any drop-in session, select the “Open Virtual Drop-In Sessions” option on the registration form and we will email you the Zoom link. Use this Zoom link to join any of the drop-in sessions.

Transitioning Exams to Other Forms of Assessment (Part II)

This two-part workshop offers an opportunity to discuss the current challenges with your exams, explore alternative assessments that could replace your exams and align with your student learning outcomes, and create an assignment outline for your new assessment.   Ideal for faculty and instructors who: 

Real Time Synchronous Active Learning in Face-to-Face, Virtual, or Hybrid/Blended Modes (Part I)

This two-part workshop offers a guided opportunity to review the synchronous active learning strategies used in previous course offerings and consider which activities to keep, which to modify or remove, and what activities to add for upcoming course(s) to facilitate student engagement and learning. Our discussion will include synchronous active learning activities completed individually (e.g., polling, reflection) and in groups (e.g., collaborative brainstorming, small group discussions, think-pair-share), and activities that are face-to-face, online/virtual, or a combination.

Open Virtual Drop-In Consultations

Stop by our drop-in sessions in June and July to chat with OTL team members about your course and teaching plans. To join any drop-in session, select the “Open Virtual Drop-In Sessions” option on the registration form and we will email you the Zoom link. Use this Zoom link to join any of the drop-in sessions.

Real Time Synchronous Active Learning in Face-to-Face, Virtual, or Hybrid/Blended Modes (Part II)

This two-part workshop offers a guided opportunity to review the synchronous active learning strategies used in previous course offerings and consider which activities to keep, which to modify or remove, and what activities to add for upcoming course(s) to facilitate student engagement and learning. Our discussion will include synchronous active learning activities completed individually (e.g., polling, reflection) and in groups (e.g., collaborative brainstorming, small group discussions, think-pair-share), and activities that are face-to-face, online/virtual, or a combination.

Open Virtual Drop-In Consultations

Stop by our drop-in sessions in June and July to chat with OTL team members about your course and teaching plans. To join any drop-in session, select the “Open Virtual Drop-In Sessions” option on the registration form and we will email you the Zoom link. Use this Zoom link to join any of the drop-in sessions.