Kennesaw State University

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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Active learning techniques can enhance classroom engagement and student learning, but how do we scale it up to provide these opportunities in larger classes? As daunting as it may seem, faculty can still use active learning techniques in classes of 40 or more students without sacrificing instructional time or cutting out content. In this 60-minute interactive webinar we will address the unique circumstances of teaching large classes using active learning techniques that reinforce conceptual understanding and require students to apply skills. Participants will learn about less commonly-used ways to integrate this pedagogical style into their classes.

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 10:10am to 11:00am
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This interactive webinar takes a proactive approach to classroom assessment. We will examine factors that contribute to a constructive classroom climate, review university policies and resources, and identify intervention basics. Knowing our students, inviting their feedback, and being prepared to respond compassionately and professionally are essential to resolving problematic student behaviors, addressing academic misconduct, and supporting students in crisis.

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Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 9:30am to 10:15am
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This workshop examines storytelling as an inclusive and often overlooked pedagogical tool relevant to all disciplines. Drawing upon narrative theory, learning sciences, and personal experiences, this session explores the many functions of storytelling for instructors and students who bring their own stories to the classroom. Participants will explore purposeful narrative strategies to punctuate lectures, enhance discussions, generate student motivation, and create an inclusive classroom environment.

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
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What could you do to improve lab instruction? This informational webinar addresses easily adaptable teaching strategies for the lab classroom to improve student learning. Small changes can have a big impact. Topics include how to connect lectures and labs, measure student understanding, prioritize safety procedures, assign and evaluate lab reports, and more. 

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Friday, August 30, 2019 - 1:25pm to 2:15pm
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The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) focuses on investigations of teaching practices and student learning within a discipline or across disciplines in higher education. If you are curious about your students’ learning and want to explore the intersection of teaching and scholarship, join us for this interactive webinar, where you’ll gain practical suggestions for any stage of the SoTL research process, from generating initial ideas to presenting or publishing the research. Webinar link and information will be emailed to participants a few days before the webinar.

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Monday, August 26, 2019 - 2:30pm to 3:20pm
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Learning objectives can sometimes seem static and impersonal in nature. How can we make them come to life in the classroom? Write performance criteria! Performance criteria are the expectations given to learners before a performance that define the characteristics which make up a high quality performance related to achieving a learning objective. Participants attending the workshop will be able to articulate the value of writing and using performance criteria, practice using a methodology for writing performance criteria, and assess performance criteria to improve quality.

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Monday, August 19, 2019 - 10:10am to 11:00am
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Participants in this webinar will identify ways to introduce and sequence activities in the first week of class that preview what students can expect throughout the semester. Participants will identify and prioritize goal-oriented activities to provoke student curiosity, promote learning, establish expectations, and create a community of learners. Let’s get started in purposeful and productive ways!

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:00pm
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In this webinar, we will discuss how we can grade student work and give feedback that they can use to improve their performance in class. This webinar is geared toward part-time faculty who have a limited amount of time to spend on their courses, but all faculty can benefit from thinking critically and reflectively about their grading practices. Topics that will be covered include rubrics, checklists, minimal marking, and targeted feedback and how to apply them in all disciplines.

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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What do we want students to remember from our courses? This interactive webinar prepares us to think about our goals for the last class of the semester. Perhaps we want to reinforce the course goals, create opportunities for reflection, connect student learning to future classes or employment, affirm the value of continuous learning, or inspire our students. Join this webinar to share and to learn about purposeful strategies to wrap up our last class in a meaningful way for ourselves and our students.

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 8:00am
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In this four-week workshop, you will engage in discussions, map out your course objectives, assessments, and activities, and build online course materials in D2L. (The date listed above is for the first day of the workshop.) 

After completing this workshop, you should be able to:

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