Training Opportunities

April 18th - Claiming Our Right to Be Here: The Art of Overcoming Self-Sabotage

This webinar helps participants move into the mechanisms of why such self-sabotaging behavior occurs and how to get out of the tendency toward it. Most importantly, participants create a path to recover the love for the academic profession while learning to sidestep self-sabotage and embrace opportunity.

 

April 24th - The Trials and Tribulations of Incorporating Information Technology in the Classroom

This webinar examines how one instructor attempted to improve student engagement in the classroom by incorporating mobile devices into his classroom so students could access interactive online platforms such as Nearpod, Google Forms, Kahoot, Quizzizz, and Packback.

 

May 2nd - Jumpstart to Successful Instruction

The course modules equip instructors with high-engagement, faculty development tools that focus on designing effective communication methods, defining student outcomes, developing fair and balanced assessments, and more.

 

Webinar - Coaching for First-Generation College Students: Unifying Students to Appreciate Diversity

During this webinar, participants explore current issues, ways that colleges can organize themselves to unify diverse people, and how a culture of coaching can break down even the most hardened walls to get students and faculty to understand and appreciate each other. Participants gain a practical sense of what they can do to be part of a solution that draws on the gifts, talents, and abilities of all people regardless of their backgrounds.

 

How Can I Manage the Disconnect Between Faculty and Student Perceptions of Rigor to Increase Learning? 

You will compare students and teachers’ definitions of rigor, explore the learning implications of mismatched definitions, and identify instructional strategies for bringing the definitions closer together.

 

How Can I Design Copyright-Compliant Courses?

You will learn the components of course design and delivery, the common copyright arrangements for course design materials, factors used to determine fair use, legal ways to use electronic resources in your online courses and the differences between open access and public domain materials.

 

How Do I Set Students Up for Success in Online Courses?

This course addresses one of the most important questions educators ask themselves: “How do I get my students to take responsibility for their success?” You will see how you can use online technology to make sure students are actively engaged in your course and get their buy-in to course expectations and policies.