Teaching & Learning Workshops
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|Workshop||Date/Time||Host||Facilitator||Location||Details & Registration|
|Add Variety with Video||Apr. 3 2023, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM||CTL||Digital Learning||Zoom|
Details for Add Variety with Video
Kaltura Capture is available for you to use via Canvas @UNM to easily create video and audio recordings for your course. We will take you through the quick installation process and show you how to use the tool. In addition, we will provide an overview of the built in Canvas video tool, which allows you to provide feedback and instructor presence to your course. We’ll also cover how to use video effectively in your course.
|Graduate Student Forum||Apr. 17 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM||CTL||Teaching Support||Zoom|
Details for Graduate Student Forum
Are you a graduate student instructor at UNM interested in learning how other GA/TA instructors are succeeding and responding to challenges in their teaching? Teaching Support at CTL invites graduate student instructors to join us for conversations about teaching and learning experiences at UNM. This interactive space will facilitate the sharing of successes, challenges, and teaching/learning innovations. Opportunities to discuss and implement evidence-based solutions to teaching will be central to these conversations. Programming will be built around scholarly specialization, critical and inclusive instruction, and specific requests or ideas for pedagogical growth. The format will include panels, professional presentations, and instructor-to-instructor connections.
|Enhancing your Inclusive Teaching||Apr. 19 2023, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM||CTL||Digital Learning||Zoom|
Details for Enhancing your Inclusive Teaching
Learn how small steps toward utilizing Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Canvas @UNM can make a big impact on creating a course that is inclusive for all learners. This workshop includes information on the accessibility tool Ally.
|An Introduction to Transparent Assignment Design||May. 9 2023, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM||CTL||Digital Learning||Zoom|
Details for An Introduction to Transparent Assignment Design
Join us as we discuss Transparent Assignment Design (Winklemes, 2019). In a 2016 study at UNLV, outcomes including persistence and retention for a cohort of students who received assignments following the transparent design framework were higher than those of the control group. In this workshop, we will cover the benefits of Transparent Assignment Design and discuss the process of designing or redesigning one of your own assignments.
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|Designing with Accessibility in Mind - Canvas, MS Word, Adobe PDF||May. 22 2023, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM||CTL||Digital Learning||Zoom|
Details for Designing with Accessibility in Mind - Canvas, MS Word, Adobe PDF
In this workshop we’ll review how to make common file types fully accessible, so that your course meets best practices standards. MS Office includes an accessibility checker that can guide you towards improving the accessibility of your course content. Adobe PDF files can also be checked and updated to meet accessibility requirements. We’ll look at the embedded tools in these file types, and what to address in order to make content more available to students with various needs.
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|Cultivating long-lasting learning through Authentic Assessment||May. 31 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM||CTL||Teaching Support||Zoom|
Details for Cultivating long-lasting learning through Authentic AssessmentDo you want to incorporate authentic assessment into your course to maximize learning outcomes that contribute to the strengthening of your students’ skills? Are you ready to inspire long-lasting learning in your students beyond your course? Authentic assessment incorporates tasks that evaluate students’ application of knowledge beyond the classroom. Differing from traditional tests, these assessments encourage learners’ creativity for novel problem solving and “real-world” solutions. Join us to learn about authentic assessment that works for your specific needs. In this workshop we will provide evidence-based solutions for assessment that increase students’ success in the classroom and beyond.
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|Increasing Student Engagement in Zoom||Jun. 1 2023, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM||CTL||Digital Learning||Zoom|
Details for Increasing Student Engagement in Zoom
Now that you have been using Zoom for meeting with students, how can you make your sessions/classes more engaging and interesting for both you and your students? Join us for this session to learn about additional options and tools that are available to you as the host, including polling and reactions, as well as how to create and use breakout rooms.