iTeach 2019 Agenda

This iTeach is a 3-day, live event to get you to rethink your course and kickstart your course development. 

 

 

Monday

Time Session + Slides Description
9:00-9:30 Welcome Welcome to iTeach 2019!
9:30-10:00 Icebreaker Introductions and cohort-building
10:00-10:45 Build-a-learning-environment What does your ideal learning space look like? How is your teaching environment connected to your content? Let’s build it.
10:45-10:50 Break Explore the museum, get outside, etc.
10:50-12:15 Big Ideas An introduction to the Understanding by Design or “backwards design” framework for course design.
12:15-1:30 Lunch A full, catered meal.
1:30-2:30 Live Interview: Dani’ Sheppard Dani’ Sheppard (Psychology) is a current CITE fellow with UAF eCampus, an alumna of the EPIC (Expanding Pedagogies, Innovative Courses) program, and has been teaching online for 5 years.
2:30-3:30 Personal Learning Environment (PLE) As individuals, we learn through collecting information, reflecting on ideas, sharing ideas, and connecting with others. This process is unique and personal to you yet it both influences and is influenced by other people.
3:30-3:45 BREAK Explore the museum.
3:45-4:15 Whiner or Designer? A game show in which we try to stump UAF eCampus’s talented designers with questions about pedagogy, technology, and online learning.
4:15-4:30 Wrap-up Homework assignments; expectations for tomorrow

 

Monday Night Homework

Book club tonight — read 20 pages. Any 20 pages.

Tuesday

Time Session + Slides Description
8:30-9:00 Book Club Grab coffee or tea and tell us about your book.
9:00-10:15 Inclusive Design Rethink common classroom issues through the lens of Universal Design for Learning.
10:15-10:30 Break Explore the museum, get some fresh air, refresh your coffee, etc.
10:30-11:30 Online Discussions Tools and practices for facilitating meaningful and engaging online discussions with your students.
11:30-12:30 Accessibility Learn about accessibility in the online classroom and get an orientation to accessibility tools (Ally, Grackledocs).
12:30-1:30 Lunch A full, catered lunch.
1:30-2:30 Live Interview: Debbie Mekiana Debbie Mekiana (Alaska Native Studies) is from Anaktuvuk Pass and has worked with rural and Alaska Native students at UAF for many years. In 2019, Debbie accepted a faculty position with UAF’s Alaska Native Studies department with a special focus on supporting Alaska Native themes and pedagogies across the UAF curriculum.
2:30-4:00 UAF eCampus Media Studio Tour Visit UAF eCampus’s Media Studio North in Irving 303. Try out the Learning Glass, green screen, whisper room, and more!
2:30-4:00 What can I do with Video? Instructor-created videos are an engaging way of delivering course content and building your presence in an online class. Learn about the different ways you might use video in your course.
4:00-4:25 Whiner or Designer? A game show in which we try to stump UAF eCampus’s talented designers with questions about pedagogy, technology, and online learning.
4:25-4:30 Wrap Up Homework, expectations for tomorrow.

 

Tuesday Night Homework

Book Club!

Wednesday

Time Session + Slides Description
8:30-9:00 Book Club Grab coffee or tea and tell us about your book.
9:00-10:30 Information Fluency and Learning Assessment Cycle The Learning Assessment Cycle is a process for organizing assignments and activities to facilitate students accessing and revising Information Fluency.
10:30-10:45 Break Explore the museum, chat with a colleague, stretch your legs.
10:45-11:45 Live Interview: Mark Billingsley A conversation with Mark Billingsley, OIPC Intellectual Property and Contracts Director, about innovation, collaboration, and moving from idea to practice.
11:45-12:30 Google Hacks Tips and tricks for organizing your inbox, managing your calendar, and more.
12:30-1:30 Lunch A full, catered meal together.
1:30-2:30 Collaboration and Collaboration Tools Hands-on work with Google apps to efficiently collaborate with peers.
2:30-3:30 Revision, Feedback, Failure When is the best time to offer help to students? Exactly while they are in the middle of practice so your expert feedback provides the most leverage for improvement. This session features an exercise in scheduling a regular learning assessment cycle into your course modules. We’ll also discuss revision and feedback in your teaching practice.
3:30-4:25 Gratitude Thank you’s and certificates of completion
4:25-4:30 Wrap Up Expectations going forward

Homework

What to do next