Workshops & Events

Getting Ready for Teaching Online

Have you taught an online course before and are wondering about the updates for teaching
online? Have you thought about transforming your blended course to a complete
online course? Have you been the primary contact for student technology questions
when you taught online courses? If so, this 2-hour workshop is for you.

This faculty development event will present and discuss updated best practices, updated
pedagogy, and technology strategies for teaching online, as well as orienting
student success in learning online. Time will be structured for peers to
exchange ideas and experiences, and explore how your students are oriented and
supported. Lunch or breakfast will be provided for the afternoon or morning
session.

Objectives

  • Obtain updates about best practice of online education
  • Identify what students need to learn well in online courses
  • Evaluate the support and information for student success orientation

Dates

Thursday, April 2, 1:00pm-3:00pm in Carrier Library 37
OR
Wednesday, April 8, 9:00am-11:00am in Rose library 5308

Registration

Register by Monday, March 23 at: http://jmu.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_6VkG3hGTBdFVJvD

Workshops & Events

Digital Storytelling From Your Pocket

Instructors: Nicole Wilson & Dave Stoops

Description

This immersive series will explore teh theoretical and technological underpinnings necessary to implement digital stories as a teaching tool and to facilitate digital storytelling as assignments for students in courses.  Participants will create their own digital story and a lesson plan for a digital storytelling assignment.

Objectives

  • Understand the History of Storytelling
  • Identify representative features of a digital story
  • Apply a theoretical framework for the purpose of digital storytelling in teaching and learning
  • Describe best practices for a digital storytelling assignment
  • Construct a rubric for the digital storytelling assignment

Dates:

March 18, 25, April 1, 8, 15, 22
Wednesdays from 1pm - 4pm in Carrier Library 37

Apply at https://jfe.qualtrics.com/form/SV_bQ6Wgo6w8j4NaYZ

Workshops & Events

The Art of the Digital Assignment Immersive Series

Instructors: Elaine Kaye & Nicole Wilson

Description

Digital Assignments, Digital Literacy, Digital Everything….these are the buzzwords constantly inundating conversations in higher education. What do they mean and how do they affect your teaching? In this immersive series, faculty will explore research, experience digital activities, and engage with their peers and the global digital community.

Objectives

At the completion of this immersive series, participants will be able to:

  • Develop an understanding of the history, theories and principles related to Digital Assignments
  • Discover the evolving role of students as content creators
  • Identify and employ credible resources to stay abreast of emerging and evolving trends in the field and continue to build a supportive network
  • Construct an integrated and comprehensive assessment plan for the created digital assignment
  • Design and present a digital assignment grounded in a theoretical framework and principles presented throughout this immersive program

Dates:

January 28, February 4. 11, 18, 25, March 4
Wednesdays from 1pm - 4pm in Carrier Library 37

Apply at https://jfe.qualtrics.com/form/SV_8oe0hfu6IAzeuDr

Workshops & Events

Canvas Grading Worksessions

  • Instructor: CIT Faculty Development
  • Duration: 60min.
  • Description

    Now that you have completed Canvas 234: All Things Grading, meet one-on-one with a CIT representative to get help setting up assignments and rubrics in your course.

    Upcoming Sessions

    Nothing scheduled yet. Why not request a houscall?

    Workshops & Events

    Canvas 234: All Things Grading: Assignments, Assessments, Rubrics, and Speedgrader!

    • Instructor: Christie Liu
    • Duration: 120min.
    • Description

      Speedgrader? Speedgrader indeed! Come to this workshop and leave on the fast track to grading.

      Recommended Prerequisites: Canvas Orientatin and Canvas 101: The Philosophy

      Objectives

      At the completion of this workshop, learners will be able to:

      • Create various assessments
      • Build a rubric for assessment
      • Grade assignments with the speedgrader

      Upcoming Sessions

      Nothing scheduled yet. Why not request a houscall?

      Workshops & Events

      Digital Storytelling from Your Pocket

      • Instructor: Nicole Wilson and Dave Stoops
      • Duration: 18 Hours Totalmin.
      • Description

        This immersive series will explore the theoretical and technological underpinnings necessary to implement digital stories as a teaching tool and to facilitate digital storytelling as assignments for students in courses. Participants will create their own digital story and a lesson plan for a digital storytelling assignment.

        Objectives

        At the completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

        • Understand the History of Storytelling
        • Identify representative features of a digital story
        • Apply a theoretical framework for the purpose of digital storytelling in teaching and learning
        • Describe best practices for a digital storytelling assignment
        • Construct a rubric for the digital storytelling assignment

        Dates:
        March 18,25, April 1,8,15,22
        Wednesdays from 1pm - 4pm in Carrier Library 37

        Apply at https://jfe.qualtrics.com/form/SV_bQ6Wgo6w8j4NaYZ

        Upcoming Sessions

        Nothing scheduled yet. Why not request a houscall?

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