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August 4, 2020

Announcements

Register for the New Faculty Orientation to Teaching, Aug 13

Call for Applications: Faculty Peer Review Training Program

Fall Associate Instructor Orientation Webinars

Upcoming Events

Core Canvas Tools for Your Online Class

Preparing Your Fall 2020 Canvas Course with the IU Course Templates

Coffee Talk: Navigating Our Whiteness in the Classroom

Assessing Student Learning Using Canvas Tools

Our Favorite Ways to Grade Remotely

Peer Review of Writing Assignments

Coffee Talk: Building Anti-Racist Practice in your Classroom

Creating and Supporting Effective Remote Group Projects

Announcements

Call for Applications: Faculty Peer Review Training Program

Training for faculty seeking to become peer reviewers of teaching. Training in the fall; participants will observe each other in the spring.

Apply Here

Fall Associate Instructor Orientation Webinars

AIO will be offered as a series of webinars that will span two weeks: August 17th - 28th.

Find Details and Registration Links Here
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Upcoming Events

Core Canvas Tools for Your Online Class

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 12 noon - 1 p.m., Online

Join us to learn about using core Canvas tools to help your students meet learning goals in your online class. Learn about tools for communication, discussion and building community, for engaging with content, for feedback and assessment, and for structuring your course site.

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Preparing Your Fall 2020 Canvas Course with the IU Course Templates

Multiple Dates and Times, Online

Looking for a way to build your Canvas course without starting from scratch? The IU Course Template for Canvas will soon be available to use in all Fall 2020 courses. This optional template includes suggestions for how to use Modules, Syllabus, and other frequently-used Canvas tools to build your course in Canvas.

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Coffee Talk: Navigating Our Whiteness in the Classroom

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 11 a.m. - 12 noon, Online

Higher education is being called to prioritize anti-racist practice and build more equitable, just communities. This conversation will be a time for sharing resources and tools we use in the classroom to discuss how whiteness has shaped the academy, our discipline, and our classroom practice.

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Assessing Student Learning Using Canvas Tools

Thursday, August 6, 2020 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m., Online

In this webinar, participants will learn how to use Canvas tools to assess learning in the online course. We will explore options for formative and summative assessment in Canvas with tools such as the Assignments tool, the Quizzes tool, and SpeedGrader/Gradebook. We will look at using media in assessment, accessibility and...

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Our Favorite Ways to Grade Remotely

Thursday, August 6, 2020 3 p.m. - 4 p.m., Online

In this webinar, J Duncan (SICE), Caty Pilachowski (Astronomy), and Jennifer Terrell (Social Informatics) show their favored methods and tools for assessments for grading and assessments for learning. These methods will include tests (but not heavy monitoring), worksheets, team projects, and open-ended writing assignments.

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Peer Review of Writing Assignments

Friday, August 7, 2020 10 a.m. - 11 a.m., Online

Many instructors avoid using peer review because they aren’t sure how peer review might fit into their courses, aren’t sure how to grade student feedback, and they worry about the time it takes to do peer review. Yet the benefit to students is clear - peer review is a "real life" skill that requires students to communicate clearly about project...

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Coffee Talk: Building Anti-Racist Practice in your Classroom

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10 a.m. - 11 a.m., Online

Units across campus are responding to the uprising across our nation in response to police brutality and other acts of racism. Our students are navigating this new climate while also continuing their education through a pandemic. How can we support them by building anti-racist practice in the online and physical classroom?

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Creating and Supporting Effective Remote Group Projects

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 3 p.m. - 4:15 p.m., Online

In this webinar, participants will learn about and share strategies for creating, supporting, and evaluating effective groups, including groups that are working remotely. We will also discuss tools that can simplify various aspects of collaborative projects for both students and instructors.

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