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September 2020

“What would you do differently next time?” Harnessing the power of student reflections on their work

September 30
Microsoft Teams
Free 24 spots left

This Sound Bites session will offer a quick opportunity to learn some new, concrete strategies to apply in your teaching. We will open with a 15-minute presentation, followed by a 15-minute follow-up conversation.

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October 2020

For Faculty: Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom

October 1
Microsoft Teams
Free

Join other UVM faculty as we participate in Cornell University's Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom, an Online Course for Educators.

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For Grad Students: Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom

October 1
Microsoft Teams
Free

Join other UVM graduate students as we participate in Cornell University's Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom, an Online Course for Educators.

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Advanced Teams: Collaborative Docs, Polling, Channels, Pages, OneNote for Instructor Notes

October 1
Microsoft Teams
Free

In this workshop we'll cover collaborative documents, polling, channels, pages, and OneNote.

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Engaging Students with Low-Stakes Writing Activities & Assignments

October 1
Microsoft Teams
Free

Low-stakes writing can help you encourage participation, get students practicing critical thinking, and offer low-risk opportunities for students to try out ways of thinking.

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Conversations with Colleagues: Teaching in Tumultuous Times

October 1
Microsoft Teams
Free 100 spots left

This session will provide space for an informal conversation among faculty regarding their experiences supporting student learning and well-being during these tumultuous times. 

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Engaging Students with Low-Stakes Writing Activities & Assignments

October 2
Microsoft Teams
Free

Low-stakes writing can help you encourage participation, get students practicing critical thinking, and offer low-risk opportunities for students to try out ways of thinking.

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Tests and Quizzes: Creating, Giving, and Grading Them in Blackboard

October 5
Microsoft Teams
Free 25 spots left

In the first part of this workshop, we'll show how to: Set up a test; Create questions (and look at the types of questions available); Deploy it so students can take it; View results and grade it. After covering the basics, we'll cover two more advanced processes. How to: Import test questions from a Word file or from other tests; Build randomized question sets so Blackboard presents different versions of exams to students.

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Responding to Writing

October 5
Microsoft Teams
Free

Join colleagues to explore options for responding to student writing that emphasize your values and communicate with students. Our conversation will help you to fine-tune your approach to feedback, rubrics, and commenting so that you get the results you want from interactions with your students.

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Working with Undergraduate and Graduate TAs, Building Skills for the Present and Future

October 6
Microsoft Teams
Free 25 spots left

Undergraduate and Graduate TAs can be essential contributors to running successful courses. In this workshop we’ll discuss various roles that TAs can assume in a course, and help instructors reflect on how they might best utilize their UTAs/GTAs to achieve a meaningful experience for everyone. The workshop will also gather faculty feedback on what types of professional development could be offered for UTAs/GTAs to help them become more effective TAs in particular courses.

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Responding to Writing

October 6
Microsoft Teams
Free

Join colleagues to explore options for responding to student writing that emphasize your values and communicate with students. Our conversation will help you to fine-tune your approach to feedback, rubrics, and commenting so that you get the results you want from interactions with your students.

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Writing Multiple Choice Questions

October 8
Microsoft Teams
Free 50 spots left

In this session, Annie Murray-Close (Psychological Science) will discuss strategies for constructing good multiple choice questions and using multiple choice tests to promote student learning; the lessons from this session can be used in courses of all sizes that occur in face-to-face, hybrid, or online formats.

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