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List of Upcoming Profession Development Workshops
WorkshopDate/TimeHostFacilitatorLocationDetails & Registration
Integrating Student Success Skills into the Curriculum (using campus resources)Nov. 29 2022, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PMCTLTeaching SupportZoom

Details for Integrating Student Success Skills into the Curriculum (using campus resources)

Participants will learn practical ways to embed student success skills (including learning strategies) into their courses by going beyond referral to strategically situate skills’ components/modules in their courses with the support of various campus partners.

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Bridge to CanvasNov. 30 2022, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AMCTLDigital LearningOne-Week Online Session

Details for Bridge to Canvas

This week-long, asynchronous course (Wednesday to Wednesday) will be an orientation to Canvas at UNM. By the end of the course, instructors will be able to locate, create, and manipulate content in UNM Canvas. The course will be facilitated by an instructional designer and there will be an optional synchronous meeting. Synchronous meetings will be held on a Monday (see options on registration form) and will be recorded. Instructors enrolled in the course will be able to post questions ahead of the meeting, as well.

This course is intended to get you started in UNM Canvas - expect to spend 1 - 2 hours of your choosing during the week reviewing the materials in the course. The time needed to organize and polish your courses will vary depending on instructor and number of courses - expect to continue this work after the Bridge to Canvas course ends.

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Adobe Express Infographics for Assignments and Instructional MaterialDec. 1 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMCTLDigital LearningZoom

Details for Adobe Express Infographics for Assignments and Instructional Material

Using Adobe Express, you will learn how to create infographics for student assignments and instructional materials. The webinar will cover both the use of Adobe Express as a design tool as well as the basics of infographic creation. An infographic is a visual representation of information or data that uses both images and words that help to quickly describe a topic. Adobe Express is a graphic creation tool that requires no graphic design experience. The tool is rich in icons and other graphic elements that make infographic creation easy.

Register Now for Adobe Express Infographics for Assignments and Instructional Material

Providing Learning Choices in Online and Face-to-Face TeachingDec. 1 2022, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PMCTLTeaching SupportZoom

Details for Providing Learning Choices in Online and Face-to-Face Teaching

How and why should you provide choices in your classroom?
Students may lose motivation in the classroom when they are just following the instructor's directions. Join us to reflect and learn about the advantages of giving up some control and offering options to students. This workshop will identify clear examples of choices you could include in your teaching and assignments.

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Monthly Graduate Student ForumDec. 2 2022, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PMCTLTeaching SupportZoom

Details for Monthly 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 monthly 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.

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Enhancing your Inclusive TeachingDec. 5 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMCTLDigital LearningZoom

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.

Register Now for Enhancing your Inclusive Teaching

Expand Your Instructional Team with Embedded Peer TutorsDec. 7 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AMCTLTeaching SupportZoom

Details for Expand Your Instructional Team with Embedded Peer Tutors

Embedded peer tutors support teaching and learning by working as an extension of the instructor to help students understand the mental moves needed to undertake specific disciplinary work (student learning bottlenecks), while boosting students' confidence and their understanding of content. Workshop participants will learn about and consider ways in which peer tutors can support the teaching and learning process in their classrooms and how they can access these services at UNM.

 

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Adobe Express Video for Student ProjectsJan. 6 2023, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AMCTLDigital LearningZoom

Details for Adobe Express Video for Student Projects

Learn how to create student projects using the Adobe Express Online video maker. The tool provides themes that students can use to build their video. These themes include fonts, transitions, and color schemes. Students can upload their own video clips and add narration, or they can use Adobe Stock images to use with their narration. The tool includes a bright easy to use interface, and videos can be downloaded and directly uploaded within Canvas. Adobe Express makes collaboration easy, so this tool is ideal for student group work.

Register Now for Adobe Express Video for Student Projects

Designing the Path: Using your Course Map and Canvas to Support Student SuccessJan. 9 2023, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PMCTLDigital LearningZoom

Details for Designing the Path: Using your Course Map and Canvas to Support Student Success

This session will help you leverage strong course alignment and organization to create clear paths and goals for your students' success in any modality. You will leave with concrete strategies to help with initial course planning and development, and we'll discuss ways that these strategies can help foster a plan for continuous improvement of your course. We will also discuss strategies for using your course map in tandem with Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles, and how investing time in course mapping allows for a smooth building process when coupled with the UNM CTL Online Course Template in Canvas Commons.

Register Now for Designing the Path: Using your Course Map and Canvas to Support Student Success

Adobe Express Infographics for Assignments and Instructional MaterialJan. 10 2023, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AMCTLDigital LearningZoom

Details for Adobe Express Infographics for Assignments and Instructional Material

Using Adobe Express, you will learn how to create infographics for student assignments and instructional materials. The webinar will cover both the use of Adobe Express as a design tool as well as the basics of infographic creation. An infographic is a visual representation of information or data that uses both images and words that help to quickly describe a topic. Adobe Express is a graphic creation tool that requires no graphic design experience. The tool is rich in icons and other graphic elements that make infographic creation easy.

Register Now for Adobe Express Infographics for Assignments and Instructional Material

Designing with Accessibility in Mind - Canvas, MS Word, Adobe PDFJan. 10 2023, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PMCTLDigital LearningZoom

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.

Register Now for Designing with Accessibility in Mind - Canvas, MS Word, Adobe PDF

An Introduction to Transparent Assignment DesignJan. 11 2023, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AMCTLDigital LearningZoom

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.

Register Now for An Introduction to Transparent Assignment Design

Increasing Student Engagement in ZoomJan. 11 2023, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PMCTLDigital LearningZoom

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.

Register Now for Increasing Student Engagement in Zoom

Add Variety with VideoJan. 12 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMCTLDigital LearningZoom

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.

Register Now for Add Variety with Video

Canvas Tools for Feedback and SuccessJan. 12 2023, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PMCTLDigital LearningZoom

Details for Canvas Tools for Feedback and Success

How can faculty foster a culture of continuous improvement in an online course that contributes positively to student success? Effective online feedback occurs when learning activities are sequenced to provide opportunities for students to receive and engage with feedback formatively, when instructors set clear expectations about feedback timelines, and when instructors take advantage of the variety of feedback mechanisms online environments can provide, including peer and instructor feedback, as well as self-reflection. In this vein, this workshop focuses on different techniques that online instructors can use to offer feedback in a time frame and manner to which students are receptive.

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Essential Skills and Rubrics: Your Resource for Gen Ed SuccessJan. 20 2023, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AMCTLTeaching SupportZoom

Details for Essential Skills and Rubrics: Your Resource for Gen Ed Success

Join CTL and special guests from the UNM Office of Assessment to get the inside scoop on essential skills and rubrics that you can use and adapt for your General Education courses. The workshop will introduce you to the rubrics, give you strategies for adapting them for an assignment or activity, and help you incorporate metacognitive strategies within your course to help students be able to articulate the transferable skills they are learning.

Register Now for Essential Skills and Rubrics: Your Resource for Gen Ed Success

Evidence Based Practices for Teaching Online (EBPTO)Jan. 23 2023, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AMCTLDigital LearningSix-Week Online Course

Details for Evidence Based Practices for Teaching Online (EBPTO)

EBPTO is a six-week course for instructors (open to any instructor) offered multiple times per year. The training is fully revamped. Those who completed a similar training before Fall 2019 are strongly encouraged to take EBPTO.

Register Now for Evidence Based Practices for Teaching Online (EBPTO)

Strategies for Meaningful Online DiscussionsFeb. 21 2023, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PMCTLDigital LearningZoom

Details for Strategies for Meaningful Online Discussions

This webinar explores strategies for breaking out of the "1 post + 2 replies" structure of traditional discussion boards. We'll focus on scaffolding trust and developing purpose-driven activities that promote engaged and meaningful peer-to-peer interactions.

Register Now for Strategies for Meaningful Online Discussions

Feedback that Counts: Designing and Implementing a Mid-Semester SurveyFeb. 23 2023, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PMCTLDigital LearningZoom

Details for Feedback that Counts: Designing and Implementing a Mid-Semester Survey

This workshop includes a brief introduction of theoretical rationale of a mid-semester survey and tools that instructors can use. Participants will also have an opportunity to design questions for the mid-semester check-in in their classes to increase students’ motivation, autonomy, and academic success.

Register Now for Feedback that Counts: Designing and Implementing a Mid-Semester Survey

Designing the Path: Using your Course Map and Canvas to Support Student SuccessMar. 2 2023, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AMCTLDigital LearningZoom

Details for Designing the Path: Using your Course Map and Canvas to Support Student Success

This session will help you leverage strong course alignment and organization to create clear paths and goals for your students' success in any modality. You will leave with concrete strategies to help with initial course planning and development, and we'll discuss ways that these strategies can help foster a plan for continuous improvement of your course. We will also discuss strategies for using your course map in tandem with Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles, and how investing time in course mapping allows for a smooth building process when coupled with the UNM CTL Online Course Template in Canvas Commons.

Register Now for Designing the Path: Using your Course Map and Canvas to Support Student Success

Adobe Express WebsitesMar. 7 2023, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PMCTLDigital LearningZoom

Details for Adobe Express Websites

Adobe Creative Cloud Express Web Page is a template-based development tool that allows you to create gorgeous one-page websites. You don’t have to be a web designer—it is a fast and easy tool that anyone can use. This webinar will help you to develop web pages for instructional materials and to create student assignments.

Register Now for Adobe Express Websites

Evidence Based Practices for Teaching Online (EBPTO)Mar. 20 2023, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AMCTLDigital LearningSix-Week Online Course

Details for Evidence Based Practices for Teaching Online (EBPTO)

EBPTO is a six-week course for instructors (open to any instructor) offered multiple times per year. The training is fully revamped. Those who completed a similar training before Fall 2019 are strongly encouraged to take EBPTO.

Register Now for Evidence Based Practices for Teaching Online (EBPTO)

Essential Skills and Rubrics: Your Resource for Gen Ed SuccessMar. 30 2023, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PMCTLTeaching SupportZoom

Details for Essential Skills and Rubrics: Your Resource for Gen Ed Success

Join CTL and special guests from the UNM Office of Assessment to get the inside scoop on essential skills and rubrics that you can use and adapt for your General Education courses. The workshop will introduce you to the rubrics, give you strategies for adapting them for an assignment or activity, and help you incorporate metacognitive strategies within your course to help students be able to articulate the transferable skills they are learning.

Register Now for Essential Skills and Rubrics: Your Resource for Gen Ed Success

Add Variety with VideoApr. 3 2023, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PMCTLDigital LearningZoom

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.

Register Now for Add Variety with Video

Enhancing your Inclusive TeachingApr. 19 2023, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AMCTLDigital LearningZoom

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.

Register Now for Enhancing your Inclusive Teaching

An Introduction to Transparent Assignment DesignMay. 9 2023, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PMCTLDigital LearningZoom

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.

Register Now for An Introduction to Transparent Assignment Design

Designing with Accessibility in Mind - Canvas, MS Word, Adobe PDFMay. 22 2023, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PMCTLDigital LearningZoom

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.

Register Now for Designing with Accessibility in Mind - Canvas, MS Word, Adobe PDF

Adobe Express Video for Student ProjectsMay. 31 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMCTLDigital LearningZoom

Details for Adobe Express Video for Student Projects

Learn how to create student projects using the Adobe Express Online video maker. The tool provides themes that students can use to build their video. These themes include fonts, transitions, and color schemes. Students can upload their own video clips and add narration, or they can use Adobe Stock images to use with their narration. The tool includes a bright easy to use interface, and videos can be downloaded and directly uploaded within Canvas. Adobe Express makes collaboration easy, so this tool is ideal for student group work.

Register Now for Adobe Express Video for Student Projects

Increasing Student Engagement in ZoomJun. 1 2023, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AMCTLDigital LearningZoom

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.

Register Now for Increasing Student Engagement in Zoom