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Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning

Essentials of Course Design

102 Fernald Hall 102 Fernald Hall, Orono

In Person Training In this interactive workshop you will review the basic tenets of backwards design, your course goals, and outcomes; evaluate strategies to assess student learning and define the […]

Overview of Brightspace

102 Fernald Hall 102 Fernald Hall, Orono

In Person Training Designed for faculty and graduate teaching assistants new to using UMaine's LMS Brightspace, this orientation will provide you with an overview of the layout, commonly used tools, […]

Crafting a Syllabus that Promotes Student Success

102 Fernald Hall 102 Fernald Hall, Orono

In Person Training A well-crafted syllabus can be a powerful tool that sets the stage for student success, classroom norms, performance expectations and student engagement. Research suggests that the  tone […]

Using Kaltura and video in your teaching

102 Fernald Hall 102 Fernald Hall, Orono

In-Person Training This session will provide an overview of the features of Kaltura - UMaine’s video platform. We will discuss creative ways to use video in your teaching and share […]

The UMaine Teaching Toolbox

102 Fernald Hall 102 Fernald Hall, Orono

In Person Training Learn about the tools available to faculty for use in teaching and learn about how to use these resources in your courses. We will discuss Brightspace, Zoom, […]

Practical Strategies to Improve Student Engagement

102 Fernald Hall 102 Fernald Hall, Orono

In-Person Training In today’s evolving educational landscape engaging students effectively can be challenging. It is more critical than ever to provide meaningful opportunities for students to engage with their learning, […]

Mastering your first day in the classroom

102 Fernald Hall 102 Fernald Hall, Orono

In-Person Training The first day of class – even the first few minutes – sets the tone for the entire term. Discover effective strategies to establish a positive classroom climate, […]

Course Accessibility

102 Fernald Hall 102 Fernald Hall, Orono

In-Person Training Did you know that close to 19% of students in a given class will have some kind of disability? Adopting the tenants of Universal Design can help support  […]

Essential considerations for using groups effectively

102 Fernald Hall 102 Fernald Hall, Orono

In-Person This session will empower faculty to effectively utilize group work as a tool for enhancing student engagement, fostering teamwork skills, and deepening learning outcomes. Participants will gain practical strategies […]

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