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November 7, 2017


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Upcoming Events

Teaching, Mentoring, and Professional Skills Development for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars

Teaching Online: Creating Accessible Online Media

Co-educational Role of Community Partners in Service-learning

Wirelessly Share Content From Any Device to a Classroom Display Using Solstice

Teaching, Mentoring, and Professional Skills Development for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars

Designing Transparent Assignments to Promote Student Success

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Upcoming Events

Teaching, Mentoring, and Professional Skills Development for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars: Introducing the CIRTL Network

Wednesday, November 8, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Webinar

In this informational webinar, you will learn about CIRTL core ideas and outcomes, the professional development benefits for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars, and about future opportunities at Indiana University-Bloomington. Presenters will address attendees’ questions on enrollment, program participation, and certifications throughout the webinar.

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Teaching Online: Creating Accessible Online Media

Thursday, November 9, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, CITL Workshop Room (Wells Library East Tower E243)

If your teaching materials include online media, you must make those media accessible to students with impaired hearing or vision. This workshop will walk you through the process for creating accessible PowerPoint, audio, and video materials. Upon completing this workshop, you’ll be able to follow time- and effort-saving best practices to assess and improve media accessibility.

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Co-educational Role of Community Partners in Service-learning

Friday, November 10, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM, CITL Workshop Room (Wells Library East Tower E243)

Co-education is about incorporating community indigenous knowledge into your course, considering the ways community partners in service-learning can assist in teaching your students. Working closely with your community partners through service-learning is part of developing transformational learning opportunities that impact student learing and address a community identified need.

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Wirelessly Share Content From Any Device to a Classroom Display Using Solstice

Monday, November 13, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM, GA0003 (Global and International Studies Building)

Solstice is a wireless display option available in a growing number of classrooms and conference rooms at Indiana University. In a room with a Solstice-enabled display, you can wirelessly connect your laptop or mobile device to the room's display to share photos, videos, or your entire desktop. Any number of users can connect to, share, and control the content on the room's display. Come learn how to use Solstice as well as gain ideas on how to leverage it as a powerful collaboration tool.

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Teaching, Mentoring, and Professional Skills Development for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars: Introducing the CIRTL Network

Tuesday, November 14, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Webinar

In this informational webinar, you will learn about CIRTL core ideas and outcomes, the professional development benefits for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars, and about future opportunities at Indiana University-Bloomington. Presenters will address attendees’ questions on enrollment, program participation, and certifications throughout the webinar.

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Designing Transparent Assignments to Promote Student Success

Thursday, November 30, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, CITL Workshop Room (Wells Library East Tower E243)

Many students in our introductory courses struggle because they are not familiar with how college assignments work—their structure, purpose, or assessment. This is even more true of students from underrepresented populations who may not have a family history of college attendance. A nationally-recognized model called Transparency in Learning and Teaching (TILT) provides a structure for writing assignments that are more understandable by students, and research has shown “transparent” assignments lead to increased student confidence, sense of belonging, and retention—particularly in students from underrepresented populations.

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