Kennesaw State University

Course Design

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Campus: 
Location: 
CETL House #3211: Lab

By registering for the correlated webinar (Part 1), you are responsible for completing all 3 components of the workshop. This is part 3 of a 3-part workshop. See Part 1 for full workshop description.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 8:00am to 11:59pm
Event Type: 
Virtual
Campus: 
Location: 
Virtual

This event takes place online from Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 8:00am to Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 11:59pm One of the factors that affect the quality of online courses is instructor facilitation. There are many aspects of facilitation that contribute to a successful online course. This workshop is designed for faculty members who are teaching a course they developed or one a colleague created. We will look at why it is important to focus on course facilitation, what successful facilitation looks like, ways to provide effective feedback, creating a sense of community, time management strategies, and how to ensure instructor presence in an online course.This workshop would be appropriate for anyone getting ready to facilitate an online course, or in the beginning stages of doing this.

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:15pm
Event Type: 
Book Club
Campus: 
Location: 
CETL House #3211: Lab
This event is full. Registration has been closed. Using Saundra McGuire’s book, Teach Students How to Learn, participants will explore the role that metacognition plays in student learning. We will discuss and practice a variety of adaptable teaching strategies that will encourage students in any course to practice deep, reflective learning. In addition, we will develop a list of questions for Dr. McGuire, who will visit the KSU campus for a presentation and book signing as part of the Gateways 2 Completion project.

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Teaching Resources Collective

The Teaching Resources Collective (TRC) features articles addressing teaching and learning pedagogies and strategies. These evidence-based articles are authored by the full-time staff and Faculty Fellows at Kennesaw State University’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL). See the index below for currently available and forthcoming articles that describe principles for teaching and learning and offer numerous strategies to employ in face-to-face, blended, and fully online classrooms. 

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Event Type: 
Workshop
Campus: 
Location: 
Virtual

The Online Course Development Workshop is a two-week online/f2f workshop and is one pathway to online teaching certification at KSU. (See below for the all online three week option). This training will explore aspects of online pedagogy, effective practices for online course design and introduce the Quality Matters (QM) Rubric for Online Courses which provides a framework for designing, developing, and improving online courses. This 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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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Campus: 
Location: 
CETL House #3211: Lab

Learn how to create collaborative assignments that cross curricular boundaries, enabling your students to see how their courses are linked to one another and to the real world. Participants will use the Washington Center’s Integrative Assignment protocol to create an integrative assignment that can be used in a learning community, team teaching experience, or standalone course.

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Basics of Course Design

Authored by: Josie Baudier and Traci Stromie

Sometimes instructors may approach new course preps by assigning book chapters to specific weeks and then plan instructional activities one week in advance.  However, deep learning does not happen by accident or without intentional planning. Course design is something that instructors should think about as a systematic process. Before we begin teaching, it may be helpful to think about how to design a course that truly facilitates student learning.

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Campus: 
Location: 
Academic Building (H) - Room 202

*Session Registration Closed.

CETL is currently conducting an IRB approved study on learning-focused courses. This workshop will introduce the participants to current research about creating a learning-centered syllabus, as well at the opportunity to actively make changes and improvements to their syllabus. By attending, participants will give their consent to become part of the research study. This study is supported by the rubric and research of: Palmer, M. S., Bach, D. J., & Streifer, A. C. (2014). Measuring the promise: A learning_focused syllabus rubric. To improve the academy: A journal of educational development, 33 (1), 14-36.

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Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Event Type: 
Workshop
Campus: 
Location: 
CETL House #3211: Lab

*Session Registration is closed.

CETL is currently conducting an IRB approved study on learning-focused courses. This workshop will introduce the participants to current research about creating a learning-centered syllabus, as well at the opportunity to actively make changes and improvements to their syllabus. By attending, participants will give their consent to become part of the research study. This study is supported by the rubric and research of: Palmer, M. S., Bach, D. J., & Streifer, A. C. (2014). Measuring the promise: A learning_focused syllabus rubric. To improve the academy: A journal of educational development, 33 (1), 14-36.

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Event Type: 
Virtual
Campus: 
Location: 
Virtual

This session is FULL.

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. A required F2F session, or a synchronous online meeting, will be scheduled with the group on a date that most can attend. Alternative arrangements will be set up for those who cannot attend the F2F session. This session explores the internal review process and application of the skills learned in the online workshop. Participants find this aspect of the workshop very valuable.

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