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Monday, 13 Nov 2017

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Nov 13, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to use Quizzes in Canvas. The workshop will focus on practical ways to customize Quiz Settings as well as create and administer Quizzes with a variety of question types to accommodate specific learning situations. Quiz Moderation and Analytics will be also explored.

Tuesday, 14 Nov 2017

Research Workshop: Working with Sub-Awards

Nov 14, 2017

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

"Working with Sub-Awards." In this session you will learn practical ways of working with subrecipients (i.e., subcontractors) and collaborators in sponsored research, including tips on effective communication and managing timelines for successful submissions.

Research Workshop: Submission software training

Nov 14, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

305 Kildee

free

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research will transition to a new electronic system for submission, review, and maintenance of Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) applications. The a-tune tick@lab system will go live in early 2018, integrating research, teaching and testing protocols, animal procurement and management, as well as veterinary medical records.

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Nov 14, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Assignments are a backbone of the course's Gradebook in Canvas. Participants will learn to create and manage Assignments and Assignment Groups as well as explore how the Gradebook is connected to the organization of Assignments. Participants will experience the power of SpeedGrader for efficient and effective grading.

Series: Best Practices in Online Course Design

Nov 14, 2017

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom (meeting link below)

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This 3-part series will explore best practices in online course design through the use of the Quality Matters (QM) rubric.

Wednesday, 15 Nov 2017

Training: Boots to Business Entrepreneurship

Nov 15, 2017

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Conferences Training, development

Boots to Business Reboot is a two-step entrepreneurship training program from the Small Business Administration that provides participants an overview of business ownership as a career vocation. Open to Veterans of all eras, service members (including members of the National Guard and Reserve) and their spouses. This course is instructed by SBA and its partners, who are skilled business advisors. Registration is required.

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Nov 15, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

032 Parks LIbrary

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Instructors can create groups for students to collaborate on group Assignments and Discussions, use Web-conferencing, and Collaborations for online projects. Participants will reflect on demonstrations exemplifying how active learning, collaboration and cooperation can be supported through Canvas' integrated tools.

Research Workshop: Submission software training

Nov 15, 2017

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

1485 Vet Med

free

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research will transition to a new electronic system for submission, review, and maintenance of Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) applications. The a-tune tick@lab system will go live in early 2018, integrating research, teaching and testing protocols, animal procurement and management, as well as veterinary medical records.

Research Workshop: Working with Sub-Awards

Nov 15, 2017

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

"Working with Sub-Awards." In this session you will learn practical ways of working with subrecipients (i.e., subcontractors) and collaborators in sponsored research, including tips on effective communication and managing timelines for successful submissions.

Thursday, 16 Nov 2017

Workshop: Accessibility in Canvas

Nov 16, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

032 Parks LIbrary

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This workshop will focus on general accessibility practices that are available within Canvas courses. Accessibility and usability strategies are key to building successful courses for all users.

Friday, 17 Nov 2017

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Nov 17, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to design courses in Canvas, facilitate easy and intuitive course navigation and pace instruction. This workshop will highlight the mechanics and pedagogy behind Homepage, Syllabus, Content Pages and Modules in Canvas. Participants will learn about best practices for creating, organizing and structuring content in Canvas courses.

Faculty workshop: The "Public Classroom"

Nov 17, 2017

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Training, development

Join University Counsel Michael Norton for a review of the current environment and its implications for freedom of speech, and academic freedom. All faculty are welcome.