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.