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October 28, 2020

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Advancing Teaching and Learning with Technology Symposium

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IU Online Pre-conference: Streamlining your Canvas Course with Modules

STEM Reads: Exploring Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice Topics in STEM Education

Faculty Workshop: Creating Community & Connection in a Divided World

Teaching Symposium Coffee Talk: Innovative Activities to Engage Students and Improve Learning

“If Our Campus Halls Could Talk, What Would They Say?”: A Dialogue with Lee Mun Wah

Teaching with the Spring 2021 Canvas Course Template

Streamlining your Canvas Course with Modules

Teaching Symposium Coffee Talk: Teaching Strategies for Equity and Inclusion

Tech for Teaching Virtual Office Hours

Teaching Symposium Coffee Talk: How to Connect with Students in Online Classes

For Graduate Students: How to Develop a Syllabus

Teaching Symposium Coffee Talk: Using Group Work to Engage Students and Improve Learning

Teaching Symposium Coffee Talk: Innovative Strategies for Holding Students Accountable and Assessing Learning

CEL Coffee Talk: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice in Community Engaged Learning

2020 Teaching Symposium Panel Discussion: Teaching Innovations and the Way Forward

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Quick Tip of the Week

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Advancing Teaching and Learning with Technology Symposium

The ATLT Symposium brings the higher education community together to showcase existing and emerging instructional technologies and their pedagogical application. The Keynote Speaker will lead an interactive session on creating equitable and inclusive online classrooms.

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Register for 2020 Fall Teaching Symposium Events

The 2020 Fall Teaching Symposium events are posted on the CITL events page and are available for registration. Learn more about innovative teaching strategies on a variety of topics in Coffee Talks and a panel discussion featuring teaching faculty from across the campus.

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Upcoming Events

IU Online Pre-conference: Streamlining your Canvas Course with Modules

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11 - 11:45 a.m., Online

Searching for a way to ensure your students can easily locate necessary course information and assignments? Modules can be your answer. Well-organized Canvas Modules effectively communicate course requirements and your expectations.

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STEM Reads: Exploring Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice Topics in STEM Education

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3 - 4 p.m., Online

Are you looking for a community to discuss approaches to STEM education? What better way than to dig into good books, articles, and media posts with follow-up discussions about different teaching approaches? Join CITL consultants and Science Librarians for STEM Reads. This group is open to instructors of all levels.

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Faculty Workshop: Creating Community & Connection in a Divided World

Thursday, October 29, 2020 3 - 5 p.m., Online

In the current climate, where political and ideological tensions and divisions are more salient, chances for mis-communication and conflict in the classroom and on campus are especially pronounced. How do we find a way to connect with our students and help them connect with each other when we live in such separate and divided worlds?

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Teaching Symposium Coffee Talk: Innovative Activities to Engage Students and Improve Learning

Monday, November 2, 2020 9:30 - 10:30 a.m., Online

When teaching in an online environment, it can be challenging to create innovative activities to engage students and help them learn course content. In this Coffee Talk, several instructors will share their strategies for engaging students using authentic scenarios and problems to solve, improvisation to build community, and student-produced videos to actively involve students with course content.

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“If Our Campus Halls Could Talk, What Would They Say?”: A Dialogue with Lee Mun Wah

Monday, November 2, 2020 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., Online

Join the College Office of Diversity and Inclusion for a unique opportunity to learn from nine IU students as they engage in an unscripted dialogue with each other about how they’re making sense of the coming election.

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Teaching with the Spring 2021 Canvas Course Template

Multiple Dates and Times, Online

During this webinar, offered by eLearning Design and Services in collaboration with the IU campus teaching and learning centers, you will learn more about what the template offers you, how to apply the template to your course, and receive answers to your questions about how to individualize the template to your personal teaching style and class format.

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Streamlining your Canvas Course with Modules

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 11 - 11:45 a.m., Online

Searching for a way to ensure your students can easily locate necessary course information and assignments? Modules can be your answer. Well-organized Canvas Modules effectively communicate course requirements and your expectations.

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Teaching Symposium Coffee Talk: Teaching Strategies for Equity and Inclusion

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 4 - 5 p.m., Online

In this Coffee Talk, several instructors will share their strategies for incorporating concepts of diversity and intersectionality into their courses; discussing challenging topics, including current events; and using inclusive course materials. Join us for a casual conversation and share your own teaching strategies for inclusion and equity.

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Tech for Teaching Virtual Office Hours

Thursday, November 5, 2020 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Online

Have a quick Canvas question but aren't sure if you need a formal consultation? Looking for some tips or assistance but aren't sure where to begin? Hoping to learn what other instructors are experiencing in their courses? Join CITL consultant Jennifer Turrentine in this Virtual Office Hours. Drop in at your convenience and stay as little or as long as you'd like.

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Teaching Symposium Coffee Talk: How to Connect with Students in Online Classes

Thursday, November 5, 2020 2 - 3 p.m., Online

In the move to online teaching and learning, one aspect of face-to-face instruction that can be challenging to re-create is the connection between an instructor and their students. In this Coffee Talk, instructors will share their strategies for keeping in regular contact with students and learning about their experiences in the course; provide individualized feedback, and using technology effectively to facilitate communicating with students.

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For Graduate Students: How to Develop a Syllabus

Friday, November 6, 2020 12 - 1 p.m., Online

In this webinar, we'll discuss how to develop a course proposal/syllabus. First, participants will dissect a sample syllabus that has been taught at Indiana University. Second, we will share principles of backward course design. Lastly, participants should bring an idea for a course at any stage in development: from a broad concept to a sample syllabus, or anything in between.

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Teaching Symposium Coffee Talk: Using Group Work to Engage Students and Improve Learning

Friday, November 6, 2020 12 - 1 p.m., Online

How can we use group work to build community and enhance student learning in online and face to face classes? In this Coffee Talk, instructors will share their strategies for enhancing interaction among students in online discussion boards as well as face-to-face and synchronous online classes; using technology effectively to promote active discussion, and promoting a sense of community in large classes.

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Teaching Symposium Coffee Talk: Innovative Strategies for Holding Students Accountable and Assessing Learning

Friday, November 6, 2020 1:30 - 2:30 p.m., Online

In online as well as face-to-face courses, it is especially challenging to design innovative assessments that engage students while allowing them to show what they have learned. Equally challenging is the task of holding students accountable for their work while avoiding “busywork.” In this Coffee Talk, instructors will share their strategies for assessing learning while students are engaging with new content...

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CEL Coffee Talk: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice in Community Engaged Learning

Friday, November 6, 2020 2 - 3 p.m., Online

Though often overlooked in favor of offering students “real world” experience in their academic discipline, grappling with fundamental social and civic dilemmas is a central component and outcome of community-engaged pedagogies. CEL classes can address these dilemmas in the world and in the classroom through lenses of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ).

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2020 Teaching Symposium Panel Discussion: Teaching Innovations and the Way Forward

Friday, November 6, 2020 3 - 4:30 p.m., Online

This session is the culmination of this year’s Teaching Symposium, a showcase where teaching faculty can share their teaching and learning innovations with the entire campus. The plenary session will include remarks by Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Martha Oakley, brief descriptions of innovative teaching strategies used by the faculty panelists, and a panel discussion focusing on...

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