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November 10, 2020

Announcements

Quick Tip of the Week: Use Google Docs to Hold Your Students Accountable for Group Work

Leading Inclusive Discussions

Quick Guides to Teaching

Last Chance to Apply for Active Learning Classrooms for Fall 2021

Inclusive Discussion Techniques Videos

Upcoming Events

Teaching with the Spring 2021 Canvas Course Template

Canvas Modules Tune Up

SoTL Event: Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty

Streamlining Your Canvas Course with Modules

Virtual Drop-in Tech for Teaching Help

Writing Assignments as Alternatives to Traditional Exams

SoTL Brownbag: Expansive Framing Survey for Online Learners: A Situative Alternative to the Community of Inquiry Survey

SEISMIC Speaker Series: Mind the Gap: Active Learning Improves Equity in STEM Classrooms

Coffee Talk: Improving Student Sense of Belonging in Online and Hybrid Courses

Practices and Language for Expanding Classroom Diversity to "Invisible" Populations

Community Engaged Learning Series: Strengthening Justice-Centered STEM Communication and Advocacy Skills: Enhancing Co-Curricular Learning Outcomes Through Community-Engaged Learning With a Science Museum

Announcements

Leading Inclusive Discussions

Teachers who want to teach as though intelligence is malleable purposefully plan discussions, and don’t just tell students to turn to their neighbor. In planning a discussion, they are clear about the purpose. What do students need to practice?

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Quick Guides to Teaching

These short guides share concrete instructional approaches for teaching in online and hybrid modes, along with important considerations to keep in mind as you venture into these new teaching contexts. While not intended to be all you need to teach in new modalities, they offer solid tips and starting points on important teaching issues.

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Last Chance to Apply for Active Learning Classrooms for Fall 2021

Apply now to teach in Student Building 015 or Cedar Hall 102 for Fall 2021.

Apply Here

Inclusive Discussion Techniques Videos

We have created a series of short videos demonstrating inclusive discussion techniques.

Video: Close Reading
Video: Number Line
Video: Role Plays/Microaggressions
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Upcoming Events

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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Canvas Modules Tune Up

Multiple Dates and Times, Online

Do you wonder if your Canvas modules are set up for the best experience for your students and yourself? Good modules provide a structure for course content, activities, and assignments and assessments in a manner that reaches all students. In this session we will look at three examples of course modules from three different course types, and you will have the opportunity to ask questions and share your own course modules.

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SoTL Event: Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty

Thursday, November 12, 2020 1 - 2:15 p.m., Online

When students engage in academically dishonest behaviors, they may be responding to subtle pressures in the learning environment that interfere with deep learning and nudge them toward cheating. Hence if we can gain a better understanding of the reasons for academically dishonest behavior, we can use that knowledge to improve our course design, teaching practices, and communication with students.

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Streamlining Your Canvas Course with Modules

Friday, November 13, 2020 10 - 10:45 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. Especially in times of high stress, clear communication and easy-to-find information are critical.

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Virtual Drop-in Tech for Teaching Help

Multiple Dates and Times, 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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Writing Assignments as Alternatives to Traditional Exams

Friday, November 13, 2020 1 - 2:30 p.m., Online

Are you interested in assessing what students have learned in your course but want to get away from traditional, high-stakes mid-term and final exams? Do you already use alternative assessments in your class and want more creative ideas for how to structure and grade these assignments? Please join us as Dr. Ben Kravitz from the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences discusses the ways in which he prepares students to do well on longer writing assignments through...

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SoTL Brownbag: Expansive Framing Survey for Online Learners: A Situative Alternative to the Community of Inquiry Survey

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., Online

Over 6500 online college students completed a new survey about situative “framing” of their learning. The survey and underlying theory present an alternative to the popular Community of Inquiry survey that is based on older socio-constructivist learning theory. Exploratory factor analysis initially validated the factor structure and the...

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SEISMIC Speaker Series: Mind the Gap: Active Learning Improves Equity in STEM Classrooms

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 12 noon - 1:30 p.m., Online

Despite widespread efforts to increase access to and inclusion in STEM, minoritized students remain excluded from both STEM majors and STEM professions. Our institutions need to change, but instructors can play an active role in disrupting these inequities.

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Coffee Talk: Improving Student Sense of Belonging in Online and Hybrid Courses

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 9:30 - 10:30 a.m., Online

How can we improve sense of belonging when students are participating mostly or wholly online? Student sense of belonging has had a strong, positive association with retention and persistence among undergraduate and graduate students in their transition years.

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Practices and Language for Expanding Classroom Diversity to "Invisible" Populations

Friday, November 20, 2020 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Online

In this interactive session, we will discuss minority statuses that are often unacknowledged, ones that we argue that have been rendered "invisible," such as students experiencing homelessness, food insecurity, and violence, and those who are undocumented/DACA-mented.

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Community Engaged Learning Series: Strengthening Justice-Centered STEM Communication and Advocacy Skills: Enhancing Co-Curricular Learning Outcomes Through Community-Engaged Learning With a Science Museum

Friday, November 20, 2020 2 - 3 p.m., Online

For this workshop, we will share how this partnership and community-engaged learning enhanced ICP’s curriculum. We will discuss five phases of this collaboration: (1) social justice preparation, (2) establishing a partnership, (3) STEM outreach design, (4) implementation, and (5) critical reflection. We will also share key successes and challenges with...

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