FDC/CFE Weekly Brown Bag Lunch Series Fall 2016

Tuesdays from 12:30–1:30 p.m. (rooms provided in descriptions below)

The Faculty Development Center and Center for E-Learning (the Canvas folks) hold weekly Brown Bag Sessions to explore topics of interest for online and classroom teaching practices. Please join us in-person at the rooms provided below.

Can't join us in person? Attend virtually! Register for virtual attendance below.

Date Event Title Room Virtual Registration Link Recordings
9/27/2016 Social Media and MOOC Field Trip! A Faculty Panel Discussion Halle 104  Click here to register  
10/4/2016 Maximizing Your Research Impact Halle 109B  Click here to register  click here
10/11/2016 Teaching Every Student: Accessibility in Your Canvas Course Halle 104  Click here to register  click here
10/18/2016  Cure for the Night Before Panic Halle 109B  Click here to register  click here
10/25/2016  Introduction to the DRC and the Accommodation Process Halle 109B  Click here to register   click here
11/1/2016  Learning Outcomes and Assessment in Canvas Halle 104  Click here to register  click here
11/8/2016  Syllabi Policy and Design Halle 109B  Click here to register click here
11/15/2016  Classroom Behavior Management Halle 109B  Click here to register  click here


September 27, 2016 - Social Media and MOOC Field Trip! A Faculty Panel Discussion
Bill Jones - Director, Instr Tech and Info Mgmt  -  (Halle room 104) 


What role could Twitter and Facebook serve in a traditional classroom? How do MOOC instructors create comprehensible discussions among hundreds of participants? Join your colleagues to learn what they saw during a field trip to a film studies MOOC on Canvas.net this September.


October 4, 2016 - Maximizing Your Research Impact

Julia Nims - Professor, University Library  -  (Halle room 109B) 


Learn how to use traditional and nontraditional scholarly metrics to demonstrate the impact of your scholarship. We will discuss journal impact factors, the h-index, Altmetrics, and other impact measures. Scholars from all disciplines are welcome to attend.

 

October 11, 2016 - Teaching Every Student: Accessibility in Your Canvas Course 
Matt King - Elearning Multimedia Inst. Design  -  (Halle room 104) 


Learn about Canvas accessibility best practices, resources available to you on campus, and tips and tricks you can use during your design to ensure all students have a great experience in your Canvas course.


October 18, 2016 - Cure for the Night Before Panic:
Enhancing lectures by turning almost anything into an 'objective lesson' 
Jane Stephenson - Part-Time Lecturer, Management Dept. -  (Halle room 109B)


We’ve all been there – the night before a class wishing we could come up with a great idea to make the class more fun / meaningful. In this brief workshop, we will look at several common household objects and find multiple ways to enhance a lecture.

By the end of this workshop, participants will have several ideas of how to use common household items to enhance a lecture.

October 25, 2016 - Introduction to the DRC and the Accommodation Process

Chiara Hensley - Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs  -  (Halle room 109B) 

LaMarcus Howard - Associate Director, DRC


This presentation will provide you with an overview of what the DRC offers for services, how the DRC can support you in working with DRC students, and discuss what the accommodation process looks like from start to finish.


November 1, 2016 - Learning Outcomes and Assessment in Canvas

Bill Jones - Director, Instr Tech and Info Mgmt  -  (Halle room 104) 

Canvas has great tools to define and collect data on learning outcomes across programs, colleges, and the university. Join us for a brief introduction to setting up outcomes and rubrics in Canvas, followed by a panel discussion with Stephanie Casey (Mathematics) and Mary Brake (College of Technology) on their experiences using Canvas for assessment.


November 8, 2016 - Syllabi Policy and Design

Chiara Hensley - Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs  -  (Halle room 109B)

Julia Heck - Associate Director, Office of Ombuds


This presentation will offer insight into some of the common syllabi concerns the Office of the Ombuds works with, provide an overview of how to ensure your syllabi policies support your academic freedoms as a faculty member, as well as provide innovative ideas to enhancing your syllabi.

Presentation Materials:

Syllabus Requirements and Tips

Newsletter Syllabus Example 1

Newsletter Syllabus Example 2

Syllabus Example 1 Info-graph

Syllabus Example 2 Info-graph

Syllabi Policy and Design Presentation


November 15, 2016 - Classroom Behavior Management

Chiara Hensley - Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs  -  (Halle room 109B)

Mike Smith - Associate Director, SCCSW


This presentation will provide you with an overview of the services SCCSW can provide you to help in classroom behavior management, cover common classroom behavior issues, as well discuss what the incident reporting and investigation process looks like from start to finish.

 


For the list of the Winter 2017 Brown Bag Lunch Series Events click here.