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August 7, 2018

Announcements

HOLD THE DATE: AI Teaching Orientation is August 15, 2018

HOLD THE DATE: Classroom Climate Workshop, Aug 14 and 16, 4-6pm

Now Accepting Applications for 2018-19 Faculty Learning Communities! Deadline: Sept 7

Upcoming Events

Canvas: Get Your Course Set Up for Fall

Creating a Graphic Syllabus

Specifications Grading: A Better Way to Grade

Active Learning in Large Classes: A Faculty Panel

Quality Matters for Online Courses

SoTL Journal Club: The Effect of Blended Learning on Student Performance at Course-level in Higher Education: A Meta-analysis

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

Leading Discussions

Getting Ready to Teach Online

Canvas: Getting Started (webinar for instructors)

Announcements

HOLD THE DATE: Classroom Climate Workshop, Aug 14 and 16, 4-6pm

New AIs are required to attend one session of this workshop on understanding diversity in the classroom. Register on our events page.

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Now Accepting Applications for 2018-19 Faculty Learning Communities! Deadline: Sept 7

We are offering 5 FLCs this year, and we request that individuals focus on and apply for only one grant or FLC at a time.

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Upcoming Events

Canvas: Get Your Course Set Up for Fall

Wednesday, August 8, 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM, Wells Library E243

Monday, August 13, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM, Wells Library E243

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...

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Creating a Graphic Syllabus

Monday, August 13, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Wells Library E243

Your syllabus can be used to communicate a wide variety of information such as course and university policies, assignments, materials, location, and schedule. A graphic syllabus can also be used to communicate the connections between...

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Specifications Grading: A Better Way to Grade

Tuesday, August 14, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Wells Library E243

With elements of pass-fail, competency-based, and contract grading, Specifications Grading (or Specs Grading) provides students with choice and control that boosts their motivation and sense of responsibility (Nilson, 2015).

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Active Learning in Large Classes: A Faculty Panel

Tuesday, August 14, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM, Wells Library E243

Teaching a large class can be challenging even for experienced instructors. How can an instructor facilitate active engagement by students in a large class? What are some best practices for classroom management? Faculty who are...

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Quality Matters for Online Courses

Wednesday, August 15, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Wells Library E243

Quality Matters (QM) is a tool created to help faculty improve the quality of online and hybrid courses. This workshop will introduce the foundational concepts of QM and the research-supported standards that make up the QM Rubric...

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SoTL Journal Club: The Effect of Blended Learning on Student Performance at Course-level in Higher Education: A Meta-analysis

Wednesday, August 15, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Wells Library E243

In this article, the authors conducted a statistical synthesis of studies to contrast student performance in blended learning classrooms versus traditional classroom. If you are interested in exploring the use of this...

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

Wednesday, August 15, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Wells Library 2nd Floor

Thursday, August 16, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Wells Library 2nd Floor

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...

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Leading Discussions

Thursday, August 16, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Wells Library E243

Experience structured activities designed to promote engaged, equitable participation in the classroom. Participants will try several techniques and discuss when to strategically use them in their own classes.

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Getting Ready to Teach Online

Friday, August 17, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Wells Library E243

Once your online course is designed and set up in Canvas, you still have to teach it! This workshop will explore basic components of online teaching. You will be introduced to best practices for teaching online, how to keep students...

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Canvas: Getting Started (webinar for instructors)

Friday, August 17, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Offered by the Centers for Teaching & Learning, 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...

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