Virtual Brown Bag (FRIDAY, January 8): Canvas Course Templates

The McKelvey Instructional Design Team will be holding a Lunch and Learn session focused on “Canvas Course Templates” this Friday (1/8) @ 12:00pm. Topics to be covered include: Template Benefits, Template Options, Template Imports from Canvas Commons, and Template Customization. This session is primarily intended for faculty who are teaching in Spring 2021. What: Canvas Course Templates Virtual […]

Virtual Brown Bag (FRIDAY, December 11): Intermediate Zoom Features

The McKelvey Instructional Design Team will be holding a Lunch and Learn session focused on “Intermediate Zoom Features” this Friday (12/11) @ 12:00pm. Topics to be covered include: Zoom/Canvas integration, co-hosts and alternative hosts, polling, reports, and managing Zoom recordings. This is primarily intended for faculty (or AIs/TAs) who have limited experience managing and hosting Zoom meetings.  […]

Virtual Brown Bag (FRIDAY, December 4): Advanced Testing Options

The McKelvey Instructional Design Team will be holding a Lunch and Learn session focused on “Advanced Testing Options” this Friday (12/4) @ 12:00pm. Topics to be covered include: Kaltura vs Canvas Quizzes for video lecture assessment; extended time for accommodations; take home Canvas Quizzes; bonus questions; student-selected questions; and administering multiple exam versions.  What: Advanced Testing Options […]

Virtual Brown Bag (Thursday, September 3): Assessment and Academic Integrity

The instructional design team invites you to join us on Thursday for an moderated panel discussion on assessment and academic integrity. Jay Turner will moderate the discussion, with Patty Weisensee, Emily Boyd, Jim Feher, and the instructional design team serving as the panel. Each of these faculty will comment on their experiences with adapting assessments […]

Virtual Brown Bag (FRIDAY, August 28): Tech Tips

The instructional design team invites you to join us this Friday for an informal discussions on teaching technology tips. We’ll answer the questions you’ve asked in our workshops this summer about Kaltura, Canvas, Gradescope, Zoom, and classroom technology. Join us for step-by-step demonstrations or to have your own questions answered. To accommodate the McKelvey Education, […]

Virtual Brown Bag (FRIDAY, July 31): Gradescope

Tsitsi Nussinov and Bill Siever will be joining our instructional design team to discuss how they have used Gradescope to help with administering and grading various types of assignments and exams. Gradescope creates uniform grading rubrics, detailed student feedback, and an efficient grading for handwritten, electronic, and code submissions. Please join us on Friday, July 31st at noon […]

Upcoming CTL Zoom workshops (7/28, 7/29)

Hello, all. There are two workshops hosted by the Center for Teaching and Learning that I thought might be of interest to you. These are 30-minute workshop that can supplement the innovative ways many of you are already approaching your synchronous sessions in Zoom: Tuesday, July 28th, Noon-12:30 pm: Teaching with Zoom Whiteboard and Annotation […]

Virtual Brown Bag: SP2020 Lessons Learned (June 18)

Jason Crandall and the school’s new instructional design resource, Meghann Pytka, have been reviewing the spring student evaluations to glean techniques and strategies that worked well and maybe not so well during our time of emergency remote teaching. I would like to invite you to a virtual brown bag this Thursday (6/18) at 12 PM […]