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September 10, 2019

Announcements

CATME Available for Teamwork Organization

Still Time to Apply! FLC Application Deadline Extended to Sept 13

Upcoming Events

STEM Coffee Hour: Funding Opportunities for Instructional Development

Graduate Student SoTL Journal Club: The DART Model

Service-Learning Coffee Hour: Resources Community-based Teaching and Learning

NTT Teaching Toolbox

Designing Transparent Assignments to Promote Student Success

Writing Your Diversity Statement

Rethinking the Classroom

Service-Learning: Using a Single-point Rubric for Community-engaged Learning Course Design

Teaching@IU: Using Quality Matters to Improve Your Hybrid and Online Course Design

Who is Generation Z?

Developing Strategies for Engaging Generation Z Learners

Using Rubrics to Guide Students and to Evaluate Assignments

Using Rubrics in Canvas for Easier Grading

CIRTL Events

Peer-led Teaching-as-Research Learning Community

Understanding and Addressing Bias in STEM Classes

Announcements

Still Time to Apply! FLC Application Deadline Extended to Sept 13

The deadline for our Faculty Learning Communities have been extended. Don't miss out on applying!

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Upcoming Events

STEM Coffee Hour: Funding Opportunities for Instructional Development

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Chemistry Building C002R

In this coffee hour Meg Meiman, IU Libraries' Head of Teach and Learning, will share information about instructional development grants. These grants can be used to design or revise undergraduate and graduate courses that integrate information literacy.

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Graduate Student SoTL Journal Club: The DART Model

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 1 p.m. - 1:50 p.m., Wells Library E243

In this installment of the Graduate student SoTL journal club, we will be discussing the impact of SoTL activity. Kern et al (2015) proposed a model of the Dimensions of Activities Related to Teaching (DART) that organizes activities...

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Service-Learning Coffee Hour: Resources Community-based Teaching and Learning

Friday, September 13, 2019 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m., Wells Library E243

In this coffee hour, Service-Learning Program staff will share a variety of resources, some newly created for the 2019-2020 academic year, for developing, teaching, and revising community-based courses.

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NTT Teaching Toolbox

Friday, September 13, 2019 12 noon - 1 p.m., Wells Library E243

In this first of a series of practical lunchtime discussions, we will explore teaching and learning topics with an eye to their immediate application in one’s teaching. Open exclusively to NTT faculty, the series of discussions will take place once a month.

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Designing Transparent Assignments to Promote Student Success

Friday, September 13, 2019 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., Wells Library 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...

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Writing Your Diversity Statement

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m., Online

In this online webinar, participants will learn strategies on how to reflect on diversity and how to craft a diversity statement. Using their webcams and/or the text/chat function, participants will discuss how they incorporate diversity into their course materials...

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Rethinking the Classroom

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 11 a.m. - 12 noon, Online

Are you tired of watching your students’ eyes glaze over? Are you interested in knowing more about what your students know, or don’t know? In this webinar, Top Hat trainers will share everything you need to know...

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Service-Learning: Using a Single-point Rubric for Community-engaged Learning Course Design

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., Wells Library E243

Single-point rubrics are simple tools for quickly assessing performance and meeting standards. Participants in this workshop will apply a single-point rubric of the key features of community-engaged learning to create or revise a community-based course.

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Teaching@IU: Using Quality Matters to Improve Your Hybrid and Online Course Design

Thursday, September 19, 2019 12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m., Online

Have you thought about revising your online or hybrid course design? Are you unsure where to start? Quality Matters is a faculty-driven rubric and peer review process designed to provide supportive, formative feedback to...

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Who is Generation Z?

Thursday, September 19, 2019 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., IMU - Georgian Room

Born from 1995-2010, Generation Z makes up the majority of the traditionally-aged college student population. And they’re not the Millennials that came before them. As each generation grows up, there are myths and misunderstanding that follow...

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Developing Strategies for Engaging Generation Z Learners

Friday, September 20, 2019 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., IMU - Dogwood Room

Understanding the values and perspectives of Generation Z is the first step in engaging them in learning environments. Thoughtful planning and strategy development can help create learning environments that can better engage...

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Using Rubrics to Guide Students and to Evaluate Assignments

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Wells Library E243

Many teachers report that rubrics help them grade assignments more efficiently and equitably. Others argue that rubrics stifle student creativity and limit teachers’ freedom to reward students who think creatively. This workshop will...

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Using Rubrics in Canvas for Easier Grading

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 2:45 p.m. - 4 p.m., Wells Library E243

In this follow-up to our rubrics workshop (1-2:30 on 9/24), participants will learn how to build their rubrics in Canvas. Using the rubric tool in Canvas can enable students to view the rubric to check that they have fulfilled the assignment...

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CIRTL Events

Peer-led Teaching-as-Research Learning Community

This learning community (LC) is intended for graduate students and postdocs who have completed a Teaching-as-Research proposal and would like additional support during implementation and analysis. In this LC, participants who have planned and are implementing a TAR project will meet regularly with experienced peers who have recently completed their own project.

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Understanding and Addressing Bias in STEM Classes

This workshop will provide participants with access to a variety relevant resources and techniques to address bias and social identity threat. At the end of Session 1, participants should be able to identify at least three ways biases impact their teaching practices. After Session 2, participants should have a plan to implement three inclusive teaching strategies into their teaching.

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