Presentations & Agendas

 

iTeach Agendas

Attending an iTeach or other faculty development activity? Use the menus below to see the agenda.

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Current Agendas

Lovely metal bridge with a downhill curve in the rain forest

iTeach2 - May 2017

The classroom will always be a kind of undiscovered country. Even when we have a map, the unknown is forever a larger territory than the known.

Archived Agendas

iTeach - May 2016

Monday, May 9

8:30 – 9:00 Orientation Dan
9:00 – 9:45 Legos Madara
9:45 – 10:00 Break
10:00 – 10:30 Introductions and Showcase Courses All
10:30 – 11:30 Big Ideas and Enduring Understandings Christen
11:30 – Noon Essential Questions leading to Measurable Evidence Heidi
Noon – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 1:30 Essential Questions leading to Measurable Evidence continued Heidi
1:30 – 2:45 BIs, EUs, EQs, & LOs    Socrative Tool Owen/Christen&Heidi
2:45 – 3:00 Break
3:00 – 4:00 Personal Learning Environments Kendell
4:00 – 4:30 End of Day Wrap Up Dan

Tuesday, May 10

8:30 – 9:00 Welcome Back Dan
9:00 – 10:00 Information Fluency/LAC a Three Legged Stool/Iterative process Jen/Kendell
10:00 – 10:30 Whose Domain is it Anyways? Copyright & Fair Use (and Creative Commons)
10:30 – 10:45 Break
10:45 – 11:45 Embedding Exercise Sean
11:45 – 12:45 Lunch
12:45 – 2:15 Create Your Own Domain: Video

Sean
2:15 – 2:30 Break
2:30 – 4:00 Create Your Own Domain: Screencasts

Janene
4:00 – 4:30 End of Day Wrap Up Dan

Wednesday, May 11

8:30 – 9:00 Welcome Back
9:00 – 10:15 Learning Taxonomies Heidi
10:15 – 10:30 Break
10:30 – 10:45 FERPA: Things You Should Know Before Students Go Public  Karina
10:45 – 11:45 Online Discussions: Managing and Moderating

Sean
11:45 – 12:45 Lunch – Peter Westley – Hangout On Air Owen
12:45 – 1:45 Collaborative Google Docs: Small Group Participation Christen
1:45 – 2:45 Synchronous Communication: Small Group Presentation Janene/Kendell/all
2:45 – 3:00 Break
3:00 – 4:15 Engagement and Critical Thinking: Immersive Roleplay Owen/Sean/Dan
4:15 – 4:30 End of Day Wrap Up Dan

Thursday, May 12

8:30 – 9:00 Welcome Back
9:00 – 10:00 Where Students Publish: an Overview Christen
10:00 – 10:15 Break
10:15 – Noon Assessment Owen
Noon – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 1:30 Technology Fair: Explore Available and Upcoming Tech Sean
1:30 – 2:00 Back to Information Fluency: Can you do it all? Madara
2:00 – 3:00 Revision, Feedback and Failure Kendell
3:00 – 3:15 Break
3:15 – 4:15 Blackboard Gradebook Chris B.
4:15 – 4:30 End of Day Wrap Up Dan

Friday, May 13

8:30 – 9:00 Welcome Back Dan
9:00 – 10:00 Architecture & Design Jen
10:00 – 10:15 Break
10:15 – 11:00 Calendars and Schedules & Syllabus Heidi
11:00 – Noon Quality Matters Chris L
Noon – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 Two forms:

  1. iTeach Feedback
  2. iTeach Workplan
Dan
2:00 – 2:15 Break
2:15 – 3:15 Reflection Dan
3:15 – 4:30 Presentation Dan
iTeach - October 2016

Tuesday, October 4

8:00 – 8:30

Dan & Madara

Orientation

8:30 – 9:15

Madara

Legos

9:15 – 9:45

Heidi

Introductions and Showcase Courses

9:45 – 10:00

Break

10:00 – 11:00

Christen

Big Ideas and Enduring Understandings

11:00 – 12:00

Madara

Essential Questions leading to Measurable Evidence

12:00 – 1:00

Lunch

1:00 – 2:00

Heidi

Big Ideas, Enduring Understandings, Essential Questions, and Measurable Evidence

2:00 – 2:45

Jen

Personal Learning Environments

2:45 – 3:00

Break

3:00 – 4:00

Chris L

Information Fluency & the LAC: a Three Legged Stool/Iterative process

4:00 – 4:30

Chris L

Whose Domain is it Anyways? Copyright & Fair Use + Creative Commons

4:30 – 4:45

Dan

End of Day Wrap Up

Thursday, October 6

8:00 – 8:15

Dan

Welcome Back

8:15 – 8:45

Sean

Embedding Exercise

8:45 – 9:45

Christen

Learning Taxonomies

9:45 – 10:00

Break

10:00 – 11:00

Sean

Create Your Own Domain: Video

11:00 – 12:00

Christen

Create Your Own Domain: Screencasts

12:00 – 1:00

Lunch

1:00 – 1:45

Janene

Online Discussions: Creating Community, Generating Participation

1:45 – 2:30

Heidi

Collaborative Google Docs: Small Group Participation

2:30 – 3:15

Sean

Synchronous Communication: Small Group Presentation

3:15 – 3:30

Break

3:30 – 4:45

Dan & Madara

Engagement and Critical Thinking: Immersive Roleplay

4:45 – 5:00

Dan

End of Day Wrap Up

Tuesday, October 11

8:00 – 8:30

Dan

Welcome Back

8:30 – 10:00

Owen

Assessment Slides – Reflection Activity

10:00 – 10:15

Break

10:15 – 10:45

Madara

Revision, Feedback and Failure

10:45 – 12:00

Kendell

Where Students Publish: an Overview

12:00 – 1:00

Lunch

1:00 – 1:15

Kendell

FERPA: Things You Should Know Before Students Go Public

1:15 – 2:15

Heidi

Pedagogy Meets the Calendar: Practical Considerations for High Falutin’ Ideas

2:15 – 2:45

Jen

Supplementing Blackboard

2:45 – 3:00

Break

3:00 – 4:00

Chris B

Blackboard Gradebook

4:00 – 4:45

Dan

Individual Course Focus

4:45 – 5:00

Dan

End of Day Wrap Up

Thursday, October 13

 9:00 – 9:30

Dan

Welcome Back

 9:30 – 10:30

Owen

Quality Matters

 10:30 – 10:45

Break

10:45 – 11:15

Dan

Instructor Presence, Announcements, Office Hours, Being there, Staying Sane

 11:15 – 12:00

Kendell

Your Syllabus  (our brainstorm)

 12:00 – 1:00

Lunch

1:00 – 2:00

Dan

iTeach Feedback / Workplan

 2:00 – 2:15

Break

 2:15 – 3:15

Dan

Reflection

3:15 – 5:00

Dan

Presentation

Presentation Resources

Below you’ll find any number of presentation resources that our Instructional Designers have used during things like iTeach+, various iTeach sessions, and many of the other faculty devlopment activities that we routinely do.

 

Using Google Forms for learning activities

Explore creating interactive learning activities using the branching and quizzing features in Google Forms. Build a learning activity that will guide students through content and direct them forward to new content or to alternative content to help with their...

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Updates on Google Classroom

Google Classroom helps teacher integrate Google Apps into their classroom. The classroom has space for creating assignments, discussions, grading and feedback. This will be a brief overview of how Classroom might be used in your Classroom. To access Google Classroom,...

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Adding custom questions to Blue evaluation

Course evaluations will be available for student to complete about two weeks before the final day of instruction. This is your chance to get some really good feedback from your students about your course and your teaching methods. In this session we'll look at how to...

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Science Labs for Online Classes

Take a look at a session conducted on best practices in online lab courses and how to facilitate them. Instructional Designer Dan LaSota has included a slide deck that outlines the session.

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Teaching Data Visualization Part 2

How can you guide students through the creation of a successful presentation of data? What are some common pitfalls? How can data visualization be interactive online? If you engage your students with processing and presenting data and would like to find and discuss a variety of the available tools that can help students share their data in a way that is visually appealing and interactive when online, this session is for you. We will also talk about the growing number of machine learning tools now available for processing and visualizing big data.

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Teaching Writing in the STEM Classroom

Writing is a Process Learning to write well takes years. Accept the fact that students in your classroom are at wildly varying places along the path to being a good writer. Rather than teaching them to master grammar and spelling, your goal should be to help your...

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Student feedback

In this presentation we talked about strategies for giving feedback, identifying tools to support your efforts and what quality feedback might mean for you and for your students. Presentation slides and recording links provided.

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Data Visualization

Questions for Discussion Why is data visualization important in your field? What tools do you use to generate images? What do your data visualization assignments look like right now? What tools are available to your students? How can your department or small groups of...

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