Kennesaw State University

Past Events

Friday, August 15, 2014 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
Prillaman Hall HS1001

This day-long orientation will provide graduate students with the tools to begin teaching. Topics to be covered include the basics of being a GTA, active learning strategies, understanding students, and course management.

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Monday, August 4, 2014 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Event Type: 
Virtual
Location: 
Virtual


This event is part of a series, and you will register only for this first component for the series. This workshop is limited to 20 registrants.

KSU Peer Reviewer Training is now being offered for those interested in becoming more involved in KSU's internal online course reviews using the Quality Matters rubric. This certification will be delivered as a two-week online course and includes a review of the QM program and its guiding principles. We will examine the KSU review process, delve deeper into the general standards, and provide participants the opportunity to practice writing feedback and reviewing a sample course.

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Friday, July 25, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab



This workshop is the 3rd component of the Online Course Development workshop. You must register and attend the webinar (on July 11) and complete the online course activities, in order to participate in this face-to-face session. Contact workshop facilitators with questions.

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Friday, July 25, 2014 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

This Institute is designed for full-time or part-time faculty, who have experience teaching blended/hybrid courses at KSU. Together we will delve deeper into blended learning pedagogy, flipping the classroom, and learning strategies to enhance your face-to-face and online environments. In addition to discussing theory and research, you will have plenty of time to apply these approaches to redesigning your blended/hybrid course. This call is strictly for blended course development and those who have experience teaching blended courses. Participants are chosen by a competitive process. Information on applying can be found at : http://www.cetl.kennesaw.edu/faculty-funding/institute-blended-teaching-...

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Friday, July 11, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Event Type: 
Virtual
Location: 
Virtual



**This session is now FULL. Registration for all other sessions is currently open.**

By registering for this webinar, you are responsible for completing all 3 components of the workshop described below. This is part 1 of a 3 part workshop. Please read below for more information.

This is the only CETL workshop that will lead to online teaching certification at KSU. You must be a current KSU instructor to register for this workshop. Communication regarding this workshop will be delivered via your kennesaw.edu email.

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Monday, June 23, 2014 - 8:00am to Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 5:00pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

This Institute is designed for full-time or part-time faculty, who have experience teaching blended/hybrid courses at KSU. Together we will delve deeper into blended learning pedagogy, flipping the classroom, and learning strategies to enhance your face-to-face and online environments. In addition to discussing theory and research, you will have plenty of time to apply these approaches to redesigning your blended/hybrid course. This call is strictly for blended course development and those who have experience teaching blended courses. Participants are chosen by a competitive process. Information on applying can be found at : http://www.cetl.kennesaw.edu/faculty-funding/institute-blended-teaching-...

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 8:00am to Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 5:50pm
Event Type: 
CETL Conference
Location: 
KSU Center Room #400

If you are a KSU part-time instructor wishing to energize your teaching and to take it to the next level, this two-day program is for you!

In this Teaching Academy, you will be introduced to research on student learning, information processing and skill development, and to teaching strategies tailored to foster deep lasting learning in your students. Rather than simply listening to presenters, the sessions will be very interactive, and there will be time during the two days dedicated to apply the theories and research to your own courses.
Some of the topics discussed will include:

principles of learning
course design
learning-centered instructional strategies
assessments that measure and extend learning
conflict management in the classroom
motivating students
academic integrity
responding to student diversity

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 8:00am to Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 5:00pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
Lake Allatoona Inn (Cartersville GA)

The SoTL Retreat is designed for full-time faculty members interested in obtaining professional development funding and consulting to support their work in the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL, inquiry concerning student learning and the teaching practices that affect student learning). Faculty members submit proposals to CETL for consideration, which may include SoTL projects at any stage of development, from conceptualization to execution to write-up for publication.. CETL selects participants based on the quality of the proposal, which include clear articulation of the SoTL project, current progress on the project, and goals for participation in the SoTL Retreat.

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 8:30am to 10:30am
Event Type: 
Meeting
Location: 
The Leadership Room-Carmichael Student Center

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Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

Research shows that the popular saying "Practice makes perfect" is not always true. Sometimes practice only reinforces bad habits. Research has identified the features of productive practice, including the kinds of feedback that must accompany it. In this workshop, we will review this research, and generate strategies for embedding deliberate practice into our courses.

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

Lecturers entering their third or sixth years at KSU will be submitting portfolios in Fall 2013 for a multiyear review. In an effort to support these lecturers and help them be ready for this submission, CETL will be hosting a workshop to advise Lecturers of the requirements of the portfolio, and help them develop the materials that will be needed.
Only one session is required.
03/21/14, 11:00am-12:30pm
04/23/14, 2:00pm-3:30pm

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Monday, April 21, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab



This workshop is the 3rd component of the Online Course Development workshop. You must register for the webinar (1st component on April 7) to participate in this face-to-face session.

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Friday, April 18, 2014 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

This session is designed for tenure-track or tenured faculty preparing third-year review or tenure and/or promotion portfolios for review in Fall 2014. Guidelines and suggestions for portfolio preparation will be presented and resources to assist faculty will be shared.
Only one session is required.
03/12/14, 02:00pm-03:30pm
04/18/14, 11:00am-12:30pm

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Event Type: 
Book Club
Location: 
CETL House #54: Conference Room

This book club, focused on Carol Dweck’s book “Mindset: The New Psychology of Success,” will help you explore growth mindset in different aspects of your life. Be inspired to “flip your mindset” in this two-part book club.
All sessions are 9:30am-11:00am.
Limited to 15 participants. Each will receive a copy of the book.
03/18/14 - Session I
04/15/14 - Session II

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Tag: 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Event Type: 
Book Club
Location: 
CETL House #54: Conference Room

Hutchings, Huber and Ciccone (2012) argue that engaging in the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) can improve teaching and learning, support faculty development, contribute to assessment initiatives, and provide evidence of teaching effectiveness. Participants will receive a copy of this book and will meet to discuss its implications for supporting SoTL at KSU.

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

During their college years, students undergo momentous changes, which affect their own learning experience. In this workshop, we will review theories of student development, focusing on intellectual and social identity development, and brainstorm instructional strategies for students at different levels of maturity.

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 8:30am to 10:30am
Event Type: 
Meeting
Location: 
The Leadership Room-Carmichael Student Center

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Monday, April 7, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Event Type: 
Virtual
Location: 
Virtual



By registering for this webinar, you are responsible for completing all 3 components of the workshop described below. This is part 1 of a 3 part workshop. Please read below for more information.

This training will explore aspects of online pedagogy, effective practices for online course design and delivery, and introduce the Quality Matters (QM) Rubric for Online and Hybrid Courses that provides a framework for designing, improving, and delivering online courses. This is the only CETL workshop that will lead to online teaching certification at KSU. You must be a current KSU instructor to register for this workshop.

Since this workshop is delivered in a hybrid format, you will participate in synchronous and asynchronous online activities and one face-to-face session. You will have the opportunity to experience online instruction from a students' perspective, complete activities at your own pace, and explore various course tools.

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

In this session, each participant will prepare a 5-7 min. lesson on an introductory topic in his or her field.

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Friday, March 21, 2014 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

Lecturers entering their third or sixth years at KSU will be submitting portfolios in Fall 2013 for a multiyear review. In an effort to support these lecturers and help them be ready for this submission, CETL will be hosting a workshop to advise Lecturers of the requirements of the portfolio, and help them develop the materials that will be needed.
Only one session is required.
03/21/14, 11:00am-12:30pm
04/23/14, 2:00pm-3:30pm

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

Work smarter not harder by incorporating causes or issues that are your passion into your teaching through first-year learning communities. This session invites general education faculty interested in partnering with first-year faculty to design issues-based learning communities that link the first-year, community-engaged learning course, Be the Change, with their courses around themes that address community concerns.

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

In this session, we examine the purpose and function of a teaching philosophy, strategies for writing a philosophy, and evaluating teaching philosophies.

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Event Type: 
Book Club
Location: 
CETL House #54: Conference Room

This book club, focused on Carol Dweck’s book “Mindset: The New Psychology of Success,” will help you explore growth mindset in different aspects of your life. Be inspired to “flip your mindset” in this two-part book club.
All sessions are 9:30am-11:00am.
Limited to 15 participants. Each will receive a copy of the book.
03/18/14 - Session I
04/15/14 - Session II

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Tag: 
Friday, March 14, 2014 - 9:00am to 11:30am
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab


This event is part of a series, and you must register for the first event in the series (Feb 24).

Peer Reviewer Training is now being offered for those interested in becoming more involved in KSU's internal online course reviews using the Quality Matters rubric. This certification will be delivered as a three-week hybrid course and include a review of the QM program and its guiding principles. We will examine the KSU review process, delve deeper into the general standards, and provide participants the opportunity to practice writing feedback and reviewing a sample course. Individuals who complete this workshop will be eligible to serve as peer reviewers on KSU online course reviews. Prerequisites for being a peer reviewer include: online teacher certification from KSU and online teaching experience.

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Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

*Postponed until May

Being intentional in designing a course, whether online, hybrid or face-to-face, benefits instructors as well as students. A systematic approach to course design will increase learning, engage students, and create an environment where learning objectives can easily be met. Topics that this workshop will focus on include: course design models, learning objectives, assessment, and alignment.

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

This session is designed for tenure-track or tenured faculty preparing third-year review or tenure and/or promotion portfolios for review in Fall 2014. Guidelines and suggestions for portfolio preparation will be presented and resources to assist faculty will be shared.
Only one session is required.
03/12/14, 02:00pm-03:30pm
04/18/14, 11:00am-12:30pm

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

In any class students will have different levels and types of motivation, which influence their behavior in our courses. In this workshop, we will discuss the levers faculty have at their disposal to activate motivation and engage students more fully in learning.

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 8:30am to 10:30am
Event Type: 
Meeting
Location: 
The Leadership Room-Carmichael Student Center

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

In this session, we examine designing a course (e.g., backward design, integrated course design) and writing a syllabus (e.g., learning objectives, policies, the role of the syllabus in the classroom).

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Monday, March 10, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

The Association for American Colleges & Universities recently developed a set of rubrics for Valid Assessment of Learning in Undergraduate Education (VALUE) that can be used to assess college-level skills such as written and oral communication, critical thinking, information literacy, and teamwork. Participants in this workshop will examine the VALUE rubrics and discuss strategies for incorporating them into their courses.

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Friday, March 7, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
Event Type: 
Virtual
Location: 
Virtual

Communication in your course helps set the tone of the semester. Students sometimes want more feedback and interaction from their instructors because they feel isolated or disconnected. During this workshop, you will be exposed to examples using a few tools that you can utilize to personalize communication in your course. NOTE: This workshop will be delivered online. We will send the participants a link to the webinar prior to the start date.

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Friday, March 7, 2014 - 9:00am to 11:30am
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab


This event is part of a series, and you must register for the first event to be registered for the series (First event - Feb. 24).

Peer Reviewer Training is now being offered for those interested in becoming more involved in KSU's internal online course reviews using the Quality Matters rubric. This certification will be delivered as a three-week hybrid course and include a review of the QM program and its guiding principles. We will examine the KSU review process, delve deeper into the general standards, and provide participants the opportunity to practice writing feedback and reviewing a sample course. Individuals who complete this workshop will be eligible to serve as peer reviewers on KSU online course reviews. Prerequisites for being a peer reviewer include: online teacher certification from KSU and online teaching experience.

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

If you think you’re “not creative” or creativity is just for the artsy types, then this set is designed for you. During these four sessions aspects of the creative process will be explored, expanded, and deconstructed to give you a chance to connect and discover the creative within. Each session will be geared to self-discovery, group interaction, and connection to theory.
Sessions may be skipped, taken individually, or as a series.
All sessions are 11:00am-12:30pm.

02/05/14 - Create/Destroy/Recreate
02/12/14 - 10 Ways to Increase Creativity
02/26/14 - Drawing 101: Step-by-Step
03/05/14 - Mandalas for Self-Discovery and Creativity

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

In this session, we discuss Inclusive teaching strategies and the impact of classroom climate on learning.

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Friday, February 28, 2014 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Event Type: 
Book Club
Location: 
CETL House #54: Conference Room

“The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One that Isn’t” and “Faculty Incivility: The Rise of the Academic Bully Culture and What to Do About It”
We all know what a bully looks like on a playground, but do you know what a bully looks like in the workplace? We will read these books and discuss how to make our workplace more civil.

Limited to 15 participants. Each will receive a copy of each book.

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Tag: 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

If you think you’re “not creative” or creativity is just for the artsy types, then this set is designed for you. During these four sessions aspects of the creative process will be explored, expanded, and deconstructed to give you a chance to connect and discover the creative within. Each session will be geared to self-discovery, group interaction, and connection to theory.

Sessions may be skipped, taken individually, or as a series.
All sessions are 11:00am-12:30pm.

02/05/14 - Create/Destroy/Recreate
02/12/14 - 10 Ways to Increase Creativity
02/26/14 - Drawing 101: Step-by-Step
03/05/14 - Mandalas for Self-Discovery and Creativity

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

In this session, we examine reasons for problematic student behavior and preventing and dealing with problematic student behavior.

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Monday, February 24, 2014 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
Virtual



This event is part of a series, and you will register only for this first component for the series. This workshop is limited to 20 registrants.

Peer Reviewer Training is now being offered for those interested in becoming more involved in KSU's internal online course reviews using the Quality Matters rubric. This certification will be delivered as a three-week hybrid course and include a review of the QM program and its guiding principles. We will examine the KSU review process, delve deeper into the general standards, and provide participants the opportunity to practice writing feedback and reviewing a sample course. Individuals who complete this workshop will be eligible to serve as peer reviewers on KSU online course reviews. Prerequisites for being a peer reviewer include: online teacher certification from KSU and online teaching experience.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

The reflective process can be transformative for students and instrumental in instigating deep learning. Reflection is also a key component of high-impact community-engaged learning experiences. This session examines innogaging (innovative and engaging) reflection options that go beyond the reflective paper including the use of video, music, art, and multimedia technologies that can more fully engage students and enhance the reflective process.

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Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

In this session, we examine reasons for academic misconduct and preventing and dealing with academic misconduct.

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Friday, February 14, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab



This workshop is the 3rd component of the Online Course Development workshop. You must register for the webinar (1st component on January 31) to participate in this face-to-face session.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

If you think you’re “not creative” or creativity is just for the artsy types, then this set is designed for you. During these four sessions aspects of the creative process will be explored, expanded, and deconstructed to give you a chance to connect and discover the creative within. Each session will be geared to self-discovery, group interaction, and connection to theory.

Sessions may be skipped, taken individually, or as a series.
All sessions are 11:00am-12:30pm.

02/05/14 - Create/Destroy/Recreate
02/12/14 - 10 Ways to Increase Creativity
02/26/14 - Drawing 101: Step-by-Step
03/05/14 - Mandalas for Self-Discovery and Creativity

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 8:30am to 10:30am
Event Type: 
Meeting
Location: 
The Leadership Room-Carmichael Student Center

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

In this session, we discuss creating formative and summative assessments, creating measurable learning objectives that are aligned with assessments, creating grading rubrics, and principles of effective grading.

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Monday, February 10, 2014 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATS) are strategies faculty can use to determine whether and how well students are learning. Using CATS can help faculty identify and address areas of confusion so that students can perform more successfully on examinations and assignments. This session will introduce several CATS such as the Minute Paper, the Misconception/Preconception Check, the Background Knowledge Probe, and Teacher-Designed Feedback Forms.

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Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

If you think you’re “not creative” or creativity is just for the artsy types, then this set is designed for you. During these four sessions aspects of the creative process will be explored, expanded, and deconstructed to give you a chance to connect and discover the creative within. Each session will be geared to self-discovery, group interaction, and connection to theory.
Sessions may be skipped, taken individually, or as a series.
All sessions are 11:00am-12:30pm.

02/05/14 - Create/Destroy/Recreate
02/12/14 - 10 Ways to Increase Creativity
02/26/14 - Drawing 101: Step-by-Step
03/05/14 - Mandalas for Self-Discovery and Creativity

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Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

In this session, we discuss eliciting effective participation in class discussions, managing problematic discussions, assessing class discussions, and teaching using case studies and problem-based learning.

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Friday, January 31, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Event Type: 
Virtual
Location: 
Virtual




SESSION FULL

By registering for this webinar, you are registered & responsible for all 3 components of the workshop described below. This is part 1 of a 3 part workshop. Please read below for more information.

This training will explore aspects of online pedagogy, effective practices for online course design and delivery, and introduce the Quality Matters (QM) Rubric for Online and Hybrid Courses that provides a framework for designing, improving, and delivering online courses. This is the only CETL workshop that will lead to online teaching certification at KSU. You must be a current KSU instructor to register for this workshop.

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

While traditional forms of service-learning are often placement models, requiring faculty to identify community sites and place students into those sites, this method of community-engaged teaching can cause practicing faculty to burn-out and deter potentially new adopters from embracing these pedagogies. Join this session where alternative and more doable-for-the-average-faculty-member models of community-engaged teaching are explored.

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Location: 
CETL House #54: Lab

This session consists of a discussion of active learning strategies, delivering effective lectures, and structuring and assessing group projects.

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