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December 12, 2017


Announcements

Flipping Part 1: Start at the End? Building a Framework for a Flipped Class

Call For Proposals: Learning Analytics Fellows Program

Call for Proposals: Learning Analytics Collaborative

NTT Day on Professional Development, Friday, January 5

Peer Facilitator Graduate Student Learning Community - Application Deadline Jan 12

Identity and Instruction Graduate Student Learning Community - Application Deadline Jan 12

SOTL Reading Group: Flipped Learning - Application Deadline Jan 29


Upcoming Events

Advanced Canvas: Learning Community, Working with Resources, Guiding Activity

One-on-one Canvas Help: Get Ready for the Spring

Specifications Grading: A Better Way to Grade

Fixing Group Work: Tools and Practices for Student Collaboration

Canvas: Get Ready for Spring

Canvas: Getting Started

SOTL Event - Flipped Learning: Roots, Research, and Future Directions

Announcements

Call For Proposals: Learning Analytics Fellows Program

The LA Fellows Program funds scholars interested in using analytical data to further our understanding of student achievement and success.

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Call for Proposals: Learning Analytics Collaborative

The Center for Learning Analytics and Student Success (CLASS) is pleased to announce The Learning Analytics Collaborative Grant.

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NTT Day on Professional Development, Friday, January 5

The CITL, VPFAA, and FACET are partnering to offer non-tenure track faculty a day on professional development that focuses on areas of high priority...

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Peer Facilitator Graduate Student Learning Community - Application Deadline Jan 12

Learn to be a CITL workshop facilitator for the Aug 2018 AI orientation while gaining new pedagogical knowledge and skills.

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Identity and Instruction Graduate Student Learning Community - Application Deadline Jan 12

Learn strategies for equitable education in a community that promotes the professional development of diverse associate instructors.

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SOTL Reading Group: Flipped Learning - Application Deadline Jan 29

This semester, we will discuss Robert Talbert's book, Flipped Learning. We will be joined by the author for our first session.

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Upcoming Events

Advanced Canvas: Learning Community, Working with Resources, Guiding Activity

Tuesday, December 12, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM, CITL Workshop Room (Wells Library East Tower E243)

Canvas can support learning communities in a variety of ways. In this workshop, participants will learn about using Files and content Pages as resources, and will learn about using Canvas Modules to organize and guide activity through the course.

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One-on-one Canvas Help: Get Ready for the Spring

Wednesday, December 13, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM, The CITL

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Friday, December 15, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM, The CITL

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Whether you are a Canvas novice, expert, or somewhere in between, these 1 hour consultations are meant for you. Meet with a CITL consultant to ask all of your questions, get your course ready for the semester, and anything else you have on your mind related to teaching and learning. These consultations will be scheduled in one-hour increments and exact times confirmed after you have registered. (You will receive an email asking for your meeting time preferences.)

Specifications Grading: A Better Way to Grade

Wednesday, December 13, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM, CITL Workshop Room (Wells Library East Tower E243)

With elements of pass-fail grading, competency-based education and classic contract grading, Specifications Grading (or Specs Grading) provides student choice and control that boosts motivation and sense of responsibility (Nilson, 2015). In this workshop we will create our own assessment bundles, design one pass/fail rubric, and get feedback on them. By the end of the session, we will be well on our way to a new, better grading scheme.

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Fixing Group Work: Tools and Practices for Student Collaboration

Thursday, December 14, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM, CITL Workshop Room (Wells Library East Tower E243)

Are you tired of complaints about free-riders and other team dysfunctions? This workshop will share strategies for creating and supporting effective teams. We will also discuss tools such as CATME and Canvas that can simplify various aspects of collaborative projects for both students and instructors.

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Canvas: Get Ready for Spring

Friday, December 15, 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM, CITL Workshop Room (Wells Library East Tower E243)

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Join a CITL consultant to explore and discuss the structure of Canvas, IU’s learning management system. The presentation will give instructors an understanding of the interactivity of Canvas tools and how that influences course setup. You will learn how to create assignments that help to set up your gradebook, the options for adding your syllabus, how to grade assignments and how to customize the home page and the overall look of your Canvas course site. Please bring a laptop if you want to work on your own materials at the end of the workshop.

Canvas: Getting Started

Monday, December 18, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM, Webinar

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In this webinar, jointly offered by the Centers for Teaching & Learning and IT Training, we will explore and discuss the structure of Canvas, IU’s learning management system. The presentation will give instructors an understanding of the interactivity of Canvas tools and how that influences the way courses are set up. Participants will learn about the following Canvas tools: Home, Syllabus, Assignments, SpeedGrader and Notifications.

SOTL Event - Flipped Learning: Roots, Research, and Future Directions

Friday, February 16, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, IMU - Georgian Room

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Flipped learning (or "the flipped classroom") burst onto the national and international stage in the early part of the current decade, garnering huge popularity through books, workshops, and media articles. Its fast rise to prominence led to a common misconception that flipped learning is merely an educational fad, with no roots and no future, just like many other fads before it. In this talk we will debunk this myth by examining flipped learning research from three viewpoints.

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