Center for Teaching Excellence

NEW! Professional Development Workshops Offered Through The CTX!

Topic Presenter(s) Workshop Dates Workshop Times
Canvas Speed Grader Sam Bachert Monday, August 25, 2014
Thursday, September 4, 2014
2:30-3:30 pm
2:30-3:30 pm
Canvas utilizes a tool called Speed Grader for providing feedback to students on assignments, discussions, and quizzes. Come and learn about how you can use this tool to speed up your grading process, provide dynamic feedback, and even do it from your iPad.
Talk to Me: Parts 1 & 2 Jan Morgen Monday, September 15, 2014
Thursday, September 18,2014
2:30-3:30 pm
2:30-3:30 pm
The sessions will use the Myers Briggs Temperament Type instrument as the basis for understanding personality type. Each session will focus on two of the four personality preferences. Part 1 will review how individuals interact with others and acquire their energy, and how they take in information. Part 2 will review how individuals make decisions and how they deal with time.
Re-Inventing the Socratic Seminar Traci HalesVass Monday, October 20, 2014
Thursday, October 23, 2014
2:30-3:30 pm
2:30-3:30 pm
A modern take on an age-old technique that gets students talking to each other and synthesizing their assigned reading material.
Classroom Assessment with Clickers Karen Acree Monday, November 17, 2014
Thursday, November 20, 2014
2:30-3:30 pm
2:30-3:30 pm
Clickers are a classroom assessment technique (CAT) that easily provides both students and faculty formative assessment information. Students are engaged when using clickers and because responses are anonymous, even the most shy students feel comfortable participating. Learn how you can add clicker CATs to your class.

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