Active Learning Strategies: Jeopardy and Who Wants to be a Millionaire
Active Learning: Bring Jeopardy and Who Wants to be a Millionaire? into Your Classroom. These two popular tv shows can be utilized in your classroom to engage students, increase collaboration, foster problem-solving, and enhance communication.
2/4/15 - 2:00-3:00pm, Heritage Room, UC - Register
Powtoons: Bring Awesomeness to Your Presentations
2/26/15 - 1:30-2:30pm, Heritage Room, UC - Register
Remind: The Quickest and Easiest Way to Text Students. Broadcast text and/or email messages to all of your students for free without using a phone.
2/10/15 - 9:00-10:00am, Heritage Room, UC - Register
Student Writing Prompts
Prompts for Students: Reflecting leads to deeper learning
2/13/15 - 9:00-10:00am, Heritage Room, UC - Register
UTC Learn QuickStart
Come get started with the basics: upload your syllabus, add a column to your gradebook, and find the attendance tracking activity required within the first 2 weeks of classes.
2/26/15 - 4:00-5:00pm, Fortwood Room, UC - Register
Adding Discussions to your UTC Learn course
If you want to add more conversation to your course, consider using the Discussion Board tool. This session will be for beginngers to novice users. We will go over the steps to creating your forums, and also talk about best practices.
2/6/15 - 1:00-2:00PM, Heritage Room, UC - Register
Lecture Capture with MyMediasite
MyMediasite is a lecture-capture technology that allows instructors to deliver multimedia course content for online or face-to-face classes with video, audio and content. MyMediasite records lectures from your home or office computer and publishes them to a streaming server. You can also upload and store exisiting media. We will cover best practices and get your account setup so you can start creating content today.
2/5/15 - 10:00-11:00am, Library - Register
2/16/15 - 1:00-2:00pm, Library - Register
2/25/15 - 12:00-1:00pm, Library - Register
Experiential Learning, Critical Reflection and the Experiential Learning Designation
The deadline for applications for designation of 2015 Fall Experiential Learning Classes is February 20. This seminar will provide examples of designated classes, discuss the central importance of critical reflection, and outline the process of designating an experiential learning section.
2/4/15: 11am-12pm, Fortwood Room, UC - Register
Assessing Student Learning Book Club
Join us for a book club on the practicalities of assessment. Suskie’s book provides practical applications and strategies for assessments across the institution and the curriculum without making it complicated. Comprehensive, without jargon, this book tells us how to use assessment data to make meaningful changes for improvement. 12:00-1:30, Riverbend Room in the University Center.
1/30/15: Assignment: Read Part One: Understanding Assessment (pp. 1 – 54) and Part Two: Planning for Assessment Success (pp. 55 – 134) before the session.
2/27/15: Assignment: Read Part Three: The Assessment Toolbox (pp. 135 – 230).
3/27/15: Assignment: Read Part Four: Understanding and Using Assessment Results (pp. 231 - 322).