Tuesday, 21 Jul 2020
This conversation will be a starting place for implementing inclusive pedagogy and learner-centered practices into your syllabus for the upcoming year. We will discuss strategies for producing a student-centered syllabus and the importance of establishing clear expectations and goals, using transparent teaching methods, and building rapport and community in your class.
Wednesday, 22 Jul 2020
Tired of the "post once, and reply to two others" instructions in online discussions? Then join the team from Idaho State University as they share alternative discussion structures, including specific learner instructions and grading criteria for each.
Learning online can offer different challenges and especially so during the time of a global pandemic. Using mindfulness practices can mitigate heightened anxiety and stress in your learning environment. Join Karen Couves (CELT) and Carrie Giese (Student Wellness) as they explore the student perspective of mindfulness in the online classroom.
Thursday, 23 Jul 2020
Explore how-to initiate effective and meaningful faculty-to-student interactions while helping students engage in the construction of their learning. Brainstorm how to maintain and inspire student engagement for all learning environments (in-person, hybrid/blended, online).
Facilitated by Dr. Kevin Kumashiro, this introductory, interactive workshop examines the definitions and manifestations of whiteness and related concepts (white identity, white privilege, white supremacy and nationalism, white fragility and resistance), how they play out in schools and colleges, and frameworks and strategies for addressing them.
CELT's Choose Your Instructional Tool Adventure focuses on various instructional strategies found on the CELT website and demonstrates practical ways to incorporate these tools in a Canvas course. Instructional support staff from across campus will facilitate each 30-minute byte. These 30-minutes builds on concepts covered in the Canvas Mini-Bytes training videos on the CELT instructional strategies pages.
Friday, 24 Jul 2020
'Accessibility' takes on a broader meaning in the context of remote teaching. In both traditional and remote teaching, instructors control course content. But one significant difference between these modalities is that whereas instructors have control over their classroom when in a traditional setting, they cannot control the student's immediate learning environment when teaching remotely.