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Seminars and Workshops


Upcoming Webinars

How to Redesign a Course Using the NCAT Methodology

10/13/15, 1:00-2:00pm, Library 435 - Register


How to Redesign a College-Level Math Course Using the Emporium Model

11/10/15, 1:00-2:00pm, Library 435 - Register

12/8/15, 1:00-2:00pm, Library 435 - Register


Mobile Technology

Mobile technology has expanded the reach of faculty beyond the classroom and even beyond traditional online access.  This seminar will focus on some of the current mobile technology faculty members can use to enhance teaching and facilitate student learning.

10/7/15, 1:30-2:30pm, Library 435 - Register

10/13/15, 8:30-9:30am, Library 435 - Register

Active Learning: Socrative

Engage and assess your students with the Socrative app. This free app uses the technology that students already own: tablets, laptops, and smartphones, to instantly gauge the class’ current level of understanding and provides opportunity for the class to collaborate, discuss, extend, and grow as a community of learners.

10/9/15, 10:00-11:00am, Library 435 - Register

10/20/15, 2:00-3:00pm, Library 435 - Register

Active Learning: Large Classes

Active learning has been shown to increase student learning and retention of information.  However, often examples of how to implement active learning strategies are given for small classes of about 20 students.  What is a professor with 150 students supposed to do?  Come hear about active learning strategies for large classes (100 or more enrollment)!  

10/12/15, 2:00-3:00pm, Library 435 - Register

10/22/15, 11:00am-12:00pm, Library 435 - Register

UTC Learn and Rubrics

UTC Learn's Rubrics are a way to help students focus their efforts, produce higher quality work, and lessen their anxiety while making grading their work more efficient for the instructor.

10/14/15, 9:00-10:00am, Library 435 - Register

10/22/15, 3:30-4:30pm, Library 435 - Register

UTC Learn Grade Center Basics

Learn how to use the UTC Learn Grade Center to record grades for activities and assessments and calculate current, midterm, or final grades. Bring a copy of your syllabus with you.  

10/7/15, 10:00-11:00am, Library 435 - Register

10/8/15, 2:00-3:00pm, Library 435 - Register

UTC Learn Grade Center Advanced

Having trouble with your grade center?  Want to clean it up and remove all the redundant material?  Or want to expand your usage of it?  If so, then this seminar is for you.  We will look at cleaning up what you already have by taking a look at your classes.  We will also see if there are ways that you can use more of the features of the Grade Center that you aren't using now including calculated columns and grading with a rubric. 

10/15/15, 3:00-4:00pm, Library 435 - Register

10/28/15, 9:00-10:00am, Library 435 - Register

Student Learning Outcomes

Do you ever wonder if your students are learning what you want them to learn? In this seminar you will learn how to write measurable course objectives and effectively match those learning objectives with your assignments and assessments.

10/21/15, 10:00-11:00am, Library 435 - Register

10/29/15, 11:00am-12:00pm, Library 435 - Register

Assessments for Online Courses

In this seminar, participants will consider different assessment options for their online courses and will be able to set up a quiz or test that allows the flexibility needed for online learning, while limiting cheating.

10/16/15, 2:00-3:00pm, Library 435 - Register

10/29/15, 3:00-4:00pm, Library 435 - Register

Getting Started with Badges in UTC Learn

Badges are one of the latest trends in online courses, and you can take advantage of the "Achievements" tool right now! Great little student motivator to add a little something 'extra' to your courses! Come try it out. 

10/19/15, 10:00-11:00am, Library 435 - Register

10/20/15, 10:00-11:00am, Library 435 - Register

Lecture Capture with MyMediasite

MyMediasite is a software-based screen capture technology that will allow you to create voice over presentations of powerpoint, excel or anything that you can display on your computer screen.  You can use this to enhance your instruction or completely change the format of your course.  

10/8/15, 9:00-10:00am, Library 435 - Register

10/23/15, 11:00am-12:00pm, Library 435 - Register

Virtual Meetings with Zoom

Zoom is a new software based meeting tool that is supported by the University of Tennessee.  Zoom is like Skype, but has the ability to link in other users including those using legacy h.323 videoconference systems or simply on the phone.  You can meet with up to 25 users at once and can record meetings for your convenience.  Come see the new way to conduct meetings virtually!

10/16/15, 9:00-10:00am, Library 435 - Register

10/27/15, 3:00-4:00pm, Library 435 - Register


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If you require accommodations for any of these seminars, please call 423-425-4188.