Teaching and Learning

Studio: Providing Feedback in Online Courses: Strategies, Tools and Tips for Staying Connected to Students at a Distance

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Submitted by Stephanie Didsbury on September 2, 2020 - 4:04pm

How will you provide feedback to your learners now that you’re teaching and learning online? What formative strategies will suit you and your students best, and what tools are available for you?  Also, can we help solve some of your summative feedback questions?  Should I use a rubric?  What should it look like?  How can I save myself some time in grading?  These are a few of the questions we will explore in a “studio” format.

Providing Feedback in Online Courses: Strategies, Tools and Tips for Staying Connected to Students at a Distance

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Submitted by Stephanie Didsbury on September 2, 2020 - 4:02pm

Providing constructive and meaningful feedback can have a significant impact on a student’s learning experience: it helps them to stay motivated and adjust their learning strategies for greater success. With many of our courses now being taught “at a distance,” it is more important than ever to stay connected with students. In the online environment it can seem harder to see when students are still ‘with us’ and to let them know how they are doing. How can we make feedback to students a good experience for them? How can we provide enough feedback without drowning in it ourselves?

Starting the Semester Off Right: Capitalizing on the First Days of an Online Class

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Submitted by Stephanie Didsbury on August 12, 2020 - 12:02pm

The first day of class can be both exciting and nerve racking. If you are new to teaching online then the first day of class may also hold an element of mystery. In this session we’ll discuss a variety of ideas, activities, and strategies that will help you get your online course off to the right start. These will include

Starting the Semester Off Right: Capitalizing on the First Days of an Online Class

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Submitted by Stephanie Didsbury on August 12, 2020 - 11:59am

The first day of class can be both exciting and nerve racking. If you are new to teaching online then the first day of class may also hold an element of mystery. In this session we’ll discuss a variety of ideas, activities, and strategies that will help you get your online course off to the right start. These will include

Starting the Semester Off Right: Capitalizing on the First Days of an Online Class

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Submitted by Stephanie Didsbury on August 12, 2020 - 11:56am

 

The first day of class can be both exciting and nerve racking. If you are new to teaching online then the first day of class may also hold an element of mystery. In this session we’ll discuss a variety of ideas, activities, and strategies that will help you get your online course off to the right start. These will include

How Can You Save Your Students Money, Respect the Environment and Build Accessible Communities?

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Submitted by Stephanie Didsbury on February 5, 2020 - 11:06am

Join Us to Learn How!

You are invited to join members of the Teaching and Learning Leadership Council as they present their investigative work around Open Learning. This session will take the form of a world cafe where participants will cycle through three table sessions on topics including Open Resources and Open Assessment, Converting Documents to E-books and Using online Tools to facilitate communication in an Open Environment. 

Preparing For The Under-prepared Studio

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Submitted by Stephanie Didsbury on January 31, 2020 - 4:04pm

A studio session is a meeting of 6-8 faculty in which everyone commits to learning and sharing their insights about student preparedness and the ways in which teaching and learning can address this area of our teaching practice.

During the highly-participatory 90-minute session, participants will identify challenges related to student preparedness, pose questions to deepen collective understanding, and offer solutions for all to draw from.

Teaching with Student Groups: A Studio

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Submitted by Stephanie Didsbury on January 31, 2020 - 2:31pm

A Studio is a meeting of 6-8 faculty in a room where everyone commits to learning and sharing their insights or questions about the topic under study. During this session participants will identify specific challenges related to the use of student collaboration, pose inquiries to deepen collective understanding, and offer solutions for all to draw from.

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