Summer 2020 Events

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To access information about resilient teaching and recordings of past workshops visit the Instructional Continuity site.
 
Resilient Teaching Bootcamp (BC): We are offering the following 4 workshops stacked together as an intensive opportunity to work through your preparations for teaching this fall. Register for all 4 to complete the Bootcamp, or for individual sessions. 
  BC1: Rethinking your Course Design for Resilient Teaching - Wednesday, July 8, 10:30-12:00 p.m. With Kevin Barry, Sr. Director ND Learning, Director, Kaneb Center and Kristi Rudenga, Director of Teaching Excellence, ND Learning | Kaneb Center for Teaching Excellence

Take a fresh look at your course considering the remote and online context. Are the learning objectives still appropriate? How will you communicate and connect with students and provide them opportunities for them to connect with each other? These and other topics will be considered.
  BC2: Assessing Learning in Resilient Teaching - Wednesday, July 8, 2:00-3:30 p.m. With Alex Ambrose, Director of Learning Research and Dan Hubert, Associate Program Director of Learning Outcomes Assessment, ND Learning | Kaneb Center for Teaching Excellence

Explore how you can best plan assessments that will effectively promote and measure student progress in the remote/online context. 
  BC3: Strategies for Effective Active Learning and Group Collaboration - Thursday, July 9, 10:30-11:45 a.m. With Kristi Rudenga, Director of Teaching Excellence and Alex Ambrose, Director of Learning Research, ND Learning | Kaneb Center for Teaching Excellence

In this workshop, you will learn about a variety of active learning strategies, apply an active learning framework to your course, and select strategies that align with your course learning objectives.
  BC4: Selecting and Creating Asynchronous Content - Thursday, July 9, 2:00-3:30 p.m. With Kevin Barry, Sr. Director ND Learning, Director, Kaneb Center

In this workshop, you will consider which parts of your course content can be presented asynchronously to best help students achieve your course learning outcomes. What medium will work best for you - screencasts, mini-lectures, readings, or something else? Are there existing resources you can use? What do you need to create? 
We will repeat the entire resilient teaching workshop series beginning the week of July 13 with some offered in Dual-Mode. During registration for workshops designated as Dual-Mode please choose the in-person instance (limited seating) or the remote instance to attend via Zoom.

Dual-Mode Classroom Demonstration (Dual-Mode) With Brian Burchette, Manager Educational Technology, Teaching and Learning Technologies and Kevin Barry, Sr. Director ND Learning, Director, Kaneb Center, and Dan Hubert, Associate Program Director of Learning Outcomes Assessment, ND Learning | Kaneb Center for Teaching Excellence

Tuesday, July 7, 10-10:30 a.m. or 11-11:30
Wednesday, July 8, 10-10:30 a.m. or 11-11:30 a.m.
Thursday, July 9, 10-10:30 a.m. or 11-11:30 a.m.

Experience a preview of the dual-mode classroom capabilities from the student perspective. There will be a 20-minute demonstration followed by 10 minutes of Q&A. In-person seats will be limited to maintain physical distancing.

Dual-Mode Classroom Demonstration (Dual-Mode) With TBA

Tuesday, July 14, 3-3:30 p.m. or 4-4:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 16, 3-3:30 p.m. or 4-4:30 p.m.

Experience a preview of the dual-mode classroom capabilities from the student perspective. There will be a 20-minute demonstration followed by 10 minutes of Q&A. In-person seats will be limited to maintain physical distancing.
Rethinking your Course Design for Resilient Teaching (Dual-Mode) - Monday, July 13, 10:30-12:00 p.m. With Kevin Barry, Sr. Director ND Learning, Director, Kaneb Center and Kristi Rudenga, Director of Teaching Excellence, ND Learning | Kaneb Center for Teaching Excellence

Take a fresh look at your course considering the remote and online context. Are the learning objectives still appropriate? How will you communicate and connect with students and provide them opportunities for them to connect with each other? These and other topics will be considered.
Assessing Learning in Resilient Teaching - Monday, July 13, 2-3:15 p.m. With Alex Ambrose, Director of Learning Research and Dan Hubert, Associate Program Director of Learning Outcomes Assessment, ND Learning | Kaneb Center for Teaching Excellence

Explore how you can best plan assessments that will effectively promote and measure student progress in the remote/online context. 
Selecting and Creating Asynchronous Content (Dual Mode) - Tuesday, July 14, 10:00-11:30 a.m. With Kevin Barry, Sr. Director ND Learning, Director, Kaneb Center, and KC Frye, ND Learning Director of Creative & Media Production

In this workshop, you will consider which parts of your course content can be presented asynchronously to best help students achieve your course learning outcomes. What medium will work best for you - screencasts, mini-lectures, readings, or something else? Are there existing resources you can use? What do you need to create? 
Panopto Basics - Wednesday, July 15, 3:30-4:30 p.m. With Chaz Barbour, Academic Tech Professional, Teaching and Learning Technologies 

Learn the basics of Notre Dame's video hosting and distribution system. You will see how you can create, upload, or do some basic editing of materials to support student learning in your courses.
Optimizing Sakai for Resilient Teaching - Thursday, July 16, 10:00-11:00 a.m. With Laura Gekeler, Learning Management Professional and Laura Cira, Learning Management System Associate, Teaching and Learning Technologies

Learn and implement key settings and explore tools that will support your course.
Online Teaching Effectiveness: An Introduction to Best Practice - Friday, July 17, 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. With Elliott Visconsi, Chief Academic Digital Officer and Judy Lewandowski, Director of Learning Design & Curriculum, Notre Dame Learning

This workshop will explore the basic components of online course design and delivery. Participants will be introduced to best practices for teaching in an online learning environment, the instructor’s role and the learner’s role in the online classroom, the importance of getting (and keeping) students engaged, and methods of facilitating class sessions.
Teaching Synchronously and Asynchronously with Zoom - Tuesday, July 21, 2:00-3:30 p.m. With Alex Ambrose, Director of Learning Research and Crystal J.DeJaegher, OIT Teaching and Learning Technologies Consultant

Explore a variety of techniques and tools to conduct effective synchronous class sessions.
Lessons Learned While Teaching Online - Wednesday, July 22, 11:00 a.m-12:00 p.m. with With Laura Gekeler, Learning Management Professional and Laura Cira, Learning Management System Associate, Teaching and Learning Technologies

Join in a facilitated faculty discussion about techniques that worked this Spring and their applications to dual-mode teaching this Fall. Topics include keeping students engaged, giving exams, and teaching remotely. Come with stories, leave with ideas.
Creating Lesson Modules in Sakai - Thursday, July 23, 1:00-2:30 p.m. With Laura Gekeler, Learning Management Professional and Laura Cira, Learning Management System Associate, Teaching and Learning Technologies

Sakai Lessons give instructors a framework upon which to organize all the elements in a course site into a workflow based on learning objectives. The session will include step-by-step instructions on utilizing this powerful design tool in Sakai.
Strategies for Effective Active Learning and Group Collaboration (Dual-Mode) - Friday, July 24, 10:00-11:30 a.m. With Kristi Rudenga, Director of Teaching Excellence and Alex Ambrose, Director of Learning Research, ND Learning | Kaneb Center for Teaching Excellence

In this workshop, you will learn about a variety of active learning strategies, apply an active learning framework to your course, and select strategies that align with your course learning objectives.
Assessing Participation, Preparation, and Attendance - Wednesday, July 29, 1:00-2:30 p.m. With Alex Ambrose, Director of Learning Research, Notre Dame Learning

In this workshop, you will consider designing formative informal and low-stakes assessment experiences that support the mastery of course learning goals. What do preparation and attendance mean in a dual-mode course? How can we grade participation and hold students accountable for asynchronous content? How do I see if my students are logging into Sakai, attending Zoom sessions, or watching my Panopto videos?