Upcoming Workshops

 

Fall 2013 Workshop Schedule

OTHER TEACHING WITH TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOPS

Contact tep@uoregon.edu to register.

Teaching Large Classes

Wednesday, Sept. 18, (10am-12pm) Location: Anstett 195

– Using Technology in a Large Class (Clickers, PowerPoint, misc.

Create, Collaborate, Highlight Student Work: Using UO Blogs for Increased Student Engagement

Date: Thursday, September 19th, 2013
Time: 2:00-3:30
Room: Proctor 41, Knight Library
Presenters: Robert Voelker-Morris, Teaching Effectiveness Program and Kelsey Davis, Information Services

Want to learn more about an easy-to-use academic blogging and web publishing service to help increase student engagement outside of class?

In this session we will tour the various tools and features the UO Blogs service at the University of Oregon offers instructors for increasing student engagement outside of class. We will explore how you can use UO Blogs to create course sites, course blogs, collaborative student assignments, and student eportfolios. Additionally, there will be an open time to receive hands-on help accessing and navigating the interface.

Getting Up to Speed with Blackboard: Introduction and Review

Dates: (Choose one) Monday, September 16th, 2013 or Monday, September 23rd, 2013
Time: 10:00-11:30
Room: Proctor 41, Knight Library
Presenters: Nargas Oskui, Center for Media and Educational Technologies Consulting and Robert Voelker-Morris, Teaching Effectiveness Program

Are you new to the Blackboard system or do you need a refresher to the Blackboard system?

In this session we will offer a basic introduction to the Blackboard system. Participants will learn about the basics of accessing and developing your course sites and we will provide a general overview of best practices for using Blackboard. Additionally, there will be an open time to receive hands-on help accessing and navigating the interface.

Increasing Student Engagement with Blackboard: Maximizing the Tools and Features

Date: Friday, September 20th, 2013, 10:00-11:30am in Proctor 41, Knight Library
or (Week 1: Friday, October 4, 2013, 2:00-3:30pm in Edmiston 144, Knight Library)
Presenters: Nargas Oskui, Center for Media and Educational Technologies Consulting and Robert Voelker-Morris, Teaching Effectiveness Program

Want to learn more about how the Blackboard system can help increase student engagement outside of class?

In this session we will tour the various tools and features to help instructors best maximize their Blackboard use. Some examples will include introducing ways in which to work media into your Blackboard site, managing and organizing testing and surveying, posting and organizing your course assignments, and looking at various ways to engage student participation and discussion. Additionally, there will be an open time to receive hands-on help accessing and navigating the interface.

Getting Up to Speed with Ripple: Introduction and Best Practices

Sept. 24 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Knight Library - LIB 144
Please RSVP to myersw@uoregon.edu

We'll get hands on with all the basic features of Ripple and highlight best practices of usage in all different environments include lecture halls, small classrooms, and boardrooms. We'll also discuss ways to use Ripple to engage your audience and improve involvement while reducing your stress in using a new system.

Basic Teaching Skills (Online and Blended Course Design)

September 26 from 9am-3pm, Location: Anstett 191

We’ll discuss getting students to prepare and participate in an online course environment, promoting an online learning community, and outlining and drafting an online learning unit or assignment.

Student Polling Systems:  Creating Student Engagement

Week 2: Wednesday, October 9, 2013, 3:00-4:00pm
Room: Edmiston 144, Knight Library
Presenters: Robert Voelker-Morris, Teaching Effectiveness Program, Nargas Oskui, Center for Media and Educational Technologies Consulting, William Myers, Interactive Media Group

Are you looking to create new and dynamic methods to foster student engagement?

In this session we will present on the student response system tools, the new i>clicker2 technology and new UO web Ripple polling application.    We will introduce the tools and the various new features they bring to polling students, such as numeric, alphanumeric (short answer) responses, image hotspot, and standard multiple choice questions.  Additionally we will have an open forum to discuss the best practices for using the tools to receive instant student feedback in large lecture-hall classes and smaller seminar settings.

 

Created by not on Jul 26, 2012 Last updated Nov 5, 2013