Teach-In Against Surveillance

Join us for a teach-in about surveillance, educational technologies, academic freedom, and student care -- for an important cause! About this Event As you may be aware, Ian Linkletter is being sued by Proctorio for sharing their support materials on Twitter. Details of the action are available here: https://defend.linkletter.org As a community of educational technologists, students,

Going the Distance (Module 1)

In this four-module workshop, we’ll cover the basics of designing and teaching a remote course. We’ll talk about the key differences with face-to-face teaching, show how to set up your course in Blackboard, discuss the essential practices of engaging and effective remote teaching, and make sure you get a good grasp of the tools that

Going the Distance (Module 2)

In this four-module workshop, we’ll cover the basics of designing and teaching a remote course. We’ll talk about the key differences with face-to-face teaching, show how to set up your course in Blackboard, discuss the essential practices of engaging and effective remote teaching, and make sure you get a good grasp of the tools that

How to Integrate Indigenous Content and Pedagogy

Indigenous pedagogy might seem difficult to integrate in a remote course, but we’ll suggest some possible ways to bring some of the key practices of Indigenous pedagogy to your students. By participating in this workshop, you will: know the challenge and necessity of integrating Indigenous pedagogy remote, know the wise practices of Indigenous pedagogy (including

Going the Distance (Module 3)

In this four-module workshop, we’ll cover the basics of designing and teaching a remote course. We’ll talk about the key differences with face-to-face teaching, show how to set up your course in Blackboard, discuss the essential practices of engaging and effective remote teaching, and make sure you get a good grasp of the tools that

Distinguished Visiting Teaching Scholar: Nick Baker

The Centre for Teaching and Learning is pleased to announce Nick Baker as our Distinguished Visiting Teaching Scholar. He is Chair of the Ontario Universities’ Council on eLearning, a director of the board of eCampus Ontario, and an award-winning educator in Canada and Australia. He’ll be visiting on December 14, from 1-2:30 to help us think

Going the Distance (Module 4)

In this four-module workshop, we’ll cover the basics of designing and teaching a remote course. We’ll talk about the key differences with face-to-face teaching, show how to set up your course in Blackboard, discuss the essential practices of engaging and effective remote teaching, and make sure you get a good grasp of the tools that

How to Organize Your Course in Blackboard

In this one-hour workshop, we’ll show you some key ways to organize your course in Blackboard, so students can find the content they need. We’ll talk about How the Course Works videos, Blackboard set-up, and simple infographics. Topics: student experience/engagement; course planning Registration Required.

Overcoming the ‘busywork’ dilemma: Creating Meaningful Asynchronous Activities for Student Engagement @ Vanderbilt University

The busywork dilemma is where students perceive that assigned learning activities or assessments are not meaningfully contributing to their learning. This can be very frustrating to instructors as they oftentimes put a lot of effort and time into the design and implementation of these activities. This dilemma can be magnified in online and hybrid classes

Info Session for the Ontario Extend Micro-Credential 2021 (Offering 2)

Ontario Extend is a professional learning micro-credential from eCampusOntario which helps educators build on the skills needed for teaching in a digital age. There are 6 modules that make up the Empowered Educator framework: Teacher for Learning, Technologist, Collaborator, Curator, Experimenter, and Scholar. In this 30 minute workshop, we will outline our plans to run a

Info Session for the Ontario Extend Micro-Credential 2021 (Offering 3)

Ontario Extend is a professional learning micro-credential from eCampusOntario which helps educators build on the skills needed for teaching in a digital age. There are 6 modules that make up the Empowered Educator framework: Teacher for Learning, Technologist, Collaborator, Curator, Experimenter, and Scholar. In this 30 minute workshop, we will outline our plans to run a

Session for the Ontario Extend Micro-Credential 2021 (Offering 4)

Ontario Extend is a professional learning micro-credential from eCampusOntario which helps educators build on the skills needed for teaching in a digital age. There are 6 modules that make up the Empowered Educator framework: Teacher for Learning, Technologist, Collaborator, Curator, Experimenter, and Scholar. In this 30 minute workshop, we will outline our plans to run a

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