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October 2019

Fundamentals of College Teaching CoP/Track: Backwards Design

October 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Using Backwards Design (Wiggins and McTighe, 1998) in your course provides a clear roadmap for your students to understand what will be expected of them in the course, how learning will be measured and what opportunities to learn will be provided.  As faculty, it also provides clear organization for your course and ensures that your student learning outcomes are being achieved. In this workshop we will practice the application of backwards design in your course and discuss the benefits of…

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November 2019

An Introduction to Kaltura and Using Video in Teaching

November 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

This training will offer an overview of the features of UMaine’s video storage and streaming platform: Kaltura. We will discuss creative ways to use video in your teaching and share ideas about using video to improve student learning, such as using video feedback for students, working with video content, making and using video quizzes and using the built-in desktop recorder: Kaltura Capture. If possible, please bring a laptop computer this training session. REGISTER HERE

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Graduate Teaching Boot Camp

November 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Graduate Teaching Academy: Inclusive Teaching Practices

November 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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How Creating a More Accessible Course Will Help ALL Your Students

November 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Note: Registration for attendance is required. Register here to participate in a one-time workshop attendance.

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Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CUREs)

November 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Tuesday, November 19th, 2:00-3:30pm Note: Registration for attendance is required. Register here to participate in a one-time workshop attendance. Register for other events in this series through the “Active Learning Teaching Strategies Track” page here (link to be added).

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Fundamentals of College Teaching CoP/Track: Designing and Aligning Assessment

November 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Wednesday, November 20th, 3:00-4:30pm Note: Registration for attendance is required.  Register here to participate in a one-time workshop attendance. Interested in joining our Community of Practice? Register for the Community of Practice series through the “Fundamentals of College Teaching CoP” page here.

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Assessment Strategies for Online Teaching & Learning

November 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Friday, November 22nd, 9:00-10:30 Note: Registration for attendance is required. Register here to participate in a one-time workshop attendance.

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Graduate Teaching Academy- Optional Session: Writing a Diversity Statement

November 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Blackboard Grade Center

November 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

In this workshop Blackboard users will take an in-depth look into the Grade Center. By the end of this training you will be able to: -Organize columns, categories, and views -Manage calculations, manual grading, student attempts -Use statistics, reports and item discrimination to inform your teaching It is strongly recommended that participants have attended an Intro to Blackboard training, or are current users of Blackboard. These sessions typically run 1-1.5hrs.  If possible, please bring a laptop computer to the training…

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December 2019

Graduate Teaching Boot Camp

December 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Graduate Teaching Academy: Transferable Skills

December 6 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Fundamentals of College Teaching CoP/Track: Scholarly Teaching

December 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Wednesday, December 11th, 3:00-4:30pm Note: Registration for attendance is required.  Register here to participate in a one-time workshop attendance. Interested in joining our Community of Practice? Register for the Community of Practice series through the “Fundamentals of College Teaching CoP” page here.

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An Introduction to Kaltura and Using Video in Teaching

December 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

This training will offer an overview of the features of UMaine’s video storage and streaming platform: Kaltura. We will discuss creative ways to use video in your teaching and share ideas about using video to improve student learning, such as using video feedback for students, working with video content, making and using video quizzes and using the built-in desktop recorder: Kaltura Capture. If possible, please bring a laptop computer this training session. REGISTER HERE

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Graduate Teaching Boot Camp

December 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Graduate Teaching Academy- Optional Session: End of Semester Reflections

December 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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