Monday, 18 Apr 2022
So you know you can't begin collecting your research data before getting IRB approval, but what about using secondary data? Join us for this in-depth discussion about secondary data. This session is most useful for attendees who have completed IRB 101 or have basic knowledge of IRB principles and processes.
"Lit Review Without Tears: Tangible Strategies for Writing a Pain-Free Literature Review," the second of a two-part series that will help you conduct and write the literature review for your thesis or dissertation. Registration required.
Tuesday, 19 Apr 2022
In celebration of Earth Month, Merry Rankin, Director of Sustainability, will discuss sustainability as becoming increasingly more important to students and how, with deliberate mindfulness, instructors can address these needs through an infusion of environmental, economic and social sustainability in their learning environments.
"Copyright in the Classroom: Support for Instructors," learn how to approach common copyright concerns like Fair Use evaluation, resources for more information, and support available on campus. Registration required.
Wednesday, 20 Apr 2022
Keynote and fireside chat with faculty about their experience working with Top Hat and the impact Top Hat has had on their teaching, students, and courseware.
Drop-in session will be offered in the afternoon
Thursday, 21 Apr 2022
"Dress, Appearance, and Diversity in U.S. Society: Open Textbook & QM Certification." Kelly Reddy-Best, associate professor of apparel, merchandising and design, created open educational resources (OER) for one of her courses, which has now received Quality Matters certification for its accessibility and high-quality course design. Registration is free.
Our Level 2 Advanced Top Hat Certification course equips instructors with the skills to Take content creation to the next level by learning how to write engaging content for their audience, move from extrinsic to intrinsic learning motivators and discover successful techniques for flipping their class and curating course content.
In the current educational landscape, there is increased pressure for instructors to provide equitable and flexible learning experiences for large groups of students. This can be challenging, even for the most seasoned instructors. This roundtable discussion is an opportunity for instructors of large enrolment courses to come together, reflect on their experiences and learn from their peers.
Professors are reporting a disconcerting level of disconnection among students, using words like "defeated," "exhausted," and "overwhelmed." What's more, some K-12 and college educators are worried about loss of specific skills or knowledge areas important because of the disruption of the pandemic. What are the right ways for colleges and faculty to reengage students in learning?
Our hands-on workshop for faculty who are just getting started with Top Hat. Our team will provide an overview of the Top Hat platform and the various assessment tools available, walk through account set up and provide customized recommendations to align with instructors' existing pedagogy.