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The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) provides a number of strategies, tools, and support personnel dedicated to the delivery of all modes of teaching.

Teaching Resources

Workshop registration links are listed below. To schedule a 1:1 or departmental session, please contact us any time at: bblearnhelp@uidaho.edu.

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

Authentic assessment with emerging technology
Carolyn Raynor
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Online via Zoom
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     [ REGISTER NOW: 9/1/2021 noon-12:30pm PT ]
Video tutorials to provide clear expectations
Carolyn Raynor
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     [ REGISTER NOW: 9/8/2021 noon-12:30pm PT ]
Pedagogy of Care and Kindness
Carolyn Raynor
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     [ REGISTER NOW: 9/9/2021 12:30pm-1:15pm PT ]
Using objects or images as discussion starters
Carolyn Raynor
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     [ REGISTER NOW: 9/15/2021 noon-12:30pm PT ]
Intro to the LMS dashboard, navigation & settings
Carolyn Raynor
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     [ REGISTER NOW: 9/22/2021 noon-12:30pm PT ]
Faculty Spotlight Series
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     [ REGISTER NOW: 9/28/2021 12:30pm-1:20pm PT ]
LMS course organization and cleanup
Carolyn Raynor
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     [ REGISTER NOW: 9/29/2021 noon-12:30pm PT ]
LMS course home page
Carolyn Raynor
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     [ REGISTER NOW: 10/6/2021 noon-12:30pm PT ]
Improve communication by using the LMS announcements tool
Carolyn Raynor
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     [ REGISTER NOW: 10/13/2021 noon-12:30pm PT ]
Delivering the syllabus and course calendar using the LMS
Carolyn Raynor
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     [ REGISTER NOW: 10/20/2021 noon-12:30pm PT ]
Faculty Spotlight Series
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View recorded session ~ 1 hour after session ends
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     [ REGISTER NOW: 10/26/2021 12:30pm-1:20pm PT ]
Organizing your course content into modules
Carolyn Raynor
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     [ REGISTER NOW: 10/27/2021 noon-12:30pm PT ]
Creating meaningful assignments
Carolyn Raynor
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     [ REGISTER NOW: 11/3/2021 noon-12:30pm PT ]
Using discussions successfully in your courses
Carolyn Raynor
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     [ REGISTER NOW: 11/10/2021 noon-12:30pm PT ]
Setting up quizzes in the LMS
Carolyn Raynor
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View recorded session ~ 1 hour after session ends
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     [ REGISTER NOW: 11/17/2021 noon-12:30pm PT ]
Faculty Spotlight Series
description . . .
View recorded session ~ 1 hour after session ends
Online via Zoom
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     [ REGISTER NOW: 11/30/2021 12:30pm-1:20pm PT ]
Working with grades in the LMS
Carolyn Raynor
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View recorded session ~ 1 hour after session ends
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     [ REGISTER NOW: 12/1/2021 noon-12:30pm PT ]

 PREVIOUSLY RECORDED WORKSHOPS

Fall 2020 / Spring 2021: Flexible Teaching

  1. Leading Effective Discussions in (Big) Flexible Classes (1 hr) | Brian Smentkowski
  2. BbLearn Grade Center Mentor Session (1.1 hr) | Handout | Douglas Habib
  3. Keeping it Inclusive, Keeping it Accessible (42 min) | Slides | Erin Chapman, Amy Taylor, Alex Hollingshead
  4. Let's talk about it: handling what's happening in our classes (1.1 hr) | Slides | Sample Debate Guidelines | Suggested Syllabus Resources | Workshop Chat Insights | Brian Smentkowski
  5. Promoting Community and Dialogue in the Classroom (43 min) | Douglas Habib
  6. Introducing Camtasia and Snagit (1 hr) | Snagit & Camtasia (Handout) | Cassidy Hall
  7. BbLearn Grade Center Mentor Session (36 min) | Douglas Habib
  8. Supporting One Another through Peer Observation of Instruction (50 min) | Brian Smentkowski, Rachel Halverson, Barb Kirchmeier, Bert Baumgaertner
  9. Alternative Assessments & Feedback (54 min) | Slides | Douglas Habib
  10. Fostering Critical Thinking and Thinkers (1 hr) | Slides | Brian Smentkowski
  11. Dual Credit Spring Institute: Supporting Student Success in an Ever-Changing Landscape (Slides) | Brian Smentkowski
  12. Graduate Professional Development Opportunities: What is CIRTL? (Slides) | Brian Smentkowski
  13. Celebration of Collaboration (Opening Slides) | Word Cloud Results | Celebration of Collaboration (Closing Slides) | Brian Smentkowski, Doug Habib, Rula Awwad-Rafferty


Teaching Flexibly

Summer 2020: Flexible Teaching

  1. Flexible Teaching: A How-To Session (48 min) | Slides | Brian Smentkowski
  2. How to Design a Flexible Syllabus, Assignments, and Assessments (1 hr) | Slides | Flexible Syllabus Example | Douglas Habib
  3. Flexible Teaching with Zoom (1.3 hr) | Slides | Cassidy Hall
  4. Free Technologies to Enhance Engagement (1.5hr) | Slides | Cassidy Hall, Erin Chapman, Katrina Eichner
  5. Engaging Students: Creative Alternatives (51 min) | Slides | Handout | Douglas Habib
  6. Flexing Your Labs & Collaborative Educ Learning Experiences (1 hr) | Slides | Handout | Brian Smentkowski, Douglas Habib
  7. All-In on Online (59 min) | Slides | Online Template | Douglas Habib
  8. Making Your Virtual & Online Classes Accessible and Inclusive (1 hr) | Slides | Alex Hollingshead, Amy Taylor, Erin Chapman
  9. The Modified Tutorial Model - What it is and Why it Might be Right for Me (46 min) | Slides | Douglas Habib
  10. Building a One-Stop Shop for your Class (47 min) | Slides | Douglas Habib
  11. Meet Your Flexible Classroom (1.25 hr) | Classroom Technology page | Cassidy Hall, Ken Schmidt, Brian Smentkowski
  12. How to save Zoom sessions, upload to MS Stream, and link to BbLearn (52 min) | Storing Zoom Recordings in MS Stream | Douglas Habib
  13. What do I tell my students, part 2: Common syllabus language for a flexible fall (56 min) | Slides | Healthy Vandals Syllabus Policies | Syllabus Checklist | Barbara Kirchmeier, Erin Chapman
  14. What do I tell my students, part 3: Unifying faculty and student expectations and compliance (1.2 hr) | Slides
    Cari Fealy, Sara Graper

Spring 2020: Jumping into Online

  1. Zoom for Teaching & Office Hours | Part 1 (14 min) | Part 2 (14 min) | Slides | Cassidy Hall
  2. Zoom for Effective Meetings | Part 1 (15 min) | Part 2 (15 min) | Slides | Cassidy Hall
  3. What do I tell my students, part 1? (31 min) | Slides | Kristin Haltinner, Brian Smentkowski
  4. Well-Being: Finding the Right Balance (44 min) | Slides | Emily Tuschhoff, Cassidy Hall
  5. Tests and Quizzes (37 min) | Douglas Habib
  6. Show, Don't Tell: Online Portfolios as Assessments (10 min) | Slides | Vanessa Botts
  7. Ready, Set, Video! (8 min) | Slides | Vanessa Botts
  8. Moving Online in a Hurry? (38 min) | Douglas Habib
  9. Looking Back and Looking Ahead (48 min) | Slides | Brian Smentkowski
  10. Let's Get Engaged (10.5 min) | Vanessa Botts
  11. Labs, Studios, and Fieldwork: Creative solutions that work (37 min)
    Faculty Panel: Michael Overton, Vanessa Sielert, Miranda Wilson, Douglas Habib
  12. Keeping My Class Inclusive (37 min) | Slides | Erin Chapman, Alex Hollingshead
  13. I am afraid my students will cheat! What can I do? (45 min) | Douglas Habib, Vanessa Botts
  14. How is it Going? Faculty and student perspectives on COVID-19's Impact (58 min)
  15. Expanding Access to Global Learning through Virtual Exchange (57 min) | Slides
    Aryn Baxter, Megan Gibbons
  16. Creating Significant Learning Experiences (34 min) | Slides | Douglas Habib
  17. Assignments, Feedback, Grading: A Perfect Circle (31 min) | Douglas Habib
  18. Active Learning Symposium 9 presentations


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If you wish to drop a workshop or have questions, comments, or need additional information, please contact: cetlworkshops@uidaho.edu