Full List of Spring 2021 Events

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Spring 2021

Access information about resilient teaching and recordings of past workshops

Zoom Open Office HoursInstructors can visit Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m to 11:00 a.m. for impromptu consultations with ND Learning experts.

Upcoming Workshops

Promoting Motivation and Balance in the Classroom, with Dominique Vargas, Graduate Associate, and Kevin Barry, Senior Director, ND Learning Kaneb Center

Wednesday, January 27, 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

In this interactive workshop, we will share resilience-based strategies and skills to call on during times of challenge and personal growth. In Participants will reflect on how they can foster student motivation and encourage students to cultivate balance and reduce stress in their academic lives. 

Winter Session Speaker: Susan D. Blum, Professor of Anthropology at Notre Dame and Editor of Ungrading: Why Rating Students Undermines Learning (and What to Do Instead)
Wednesday, January 27, 1:00 - 2:15 p..m.

“Based on rigorous and replicated research, this is the first book to show why and how faculty who wish to focus on learning, rather than sorting or judging, might proceed. It includes honest reflection on what makes ungrading challenging, and testimonials about what makes it transformative.”  

Beckie Supiano, Senior Writer for the Chronicle of Higher Education, will interview Dr. Blum and a moderated Question and Answer session will follow.

Teaching Online, with Judy Lewandowski, Director of Learning Design & Curriculum, and Brianna Stines, Learning Designer, ND Learning

Friday, January 29, 1:00 - 2:15 p.m.
Monday, February 1, 1:00 - 2:15 p.m.

In this workshop you will explore characteristics of effective online teaching/learning experiences and learn strategies for engaging students in synchronous Zoom sessions.

Sakai 201 Workshop: Taking Sakai Further
Thursday, January 28 with  Laura Gekeler, Learning Management Professional and Laura Cira, Learning Management System Associate, Teaching and Learning Technologies
9:00-11:00 a.m.
Foundations of Teaching (Intended for Postdocs & Graduate Students)
Four Consecutive Tuesdays; February 2 - February 23, with Dominique Vargas and Catlin Shalk, Graduate Associates, ND Learning | Kaneb Center
1:00 -  2:15 p.m. 
Designing Inclusive Classrooms and Learning Experiences
Thursday, February 11 with Kevin Barry, Sr. Director, ND Learning; Director, Kaneb Center and Alex Oxner, Assistant Program Director for Inclusive Pedagogy, ND Learning | Kaneb Center
9:30-10:45 a.m.
Collaborative Learning Using Google Slides
Tuesday, February 16 with Kristi Rudenga, Director of Teaching Excellence, ND Learning | Kaneb Center
2:20 -  3:35 p.m.
Writing Effective Multiple Choice Questions
Thursday, February 18 with Dan Hubert, Associate Director of Learning Outcomes Assessment, ND Learning | Kaneb Center
2:00-3:15 p.m.
Anti-Racist Pedagogy
Thursday, February 24 with Pamela Nolan Young, Director for Academic Diversity & Inclusion and Alex Oxner, Assistant Program Director for Inclusive Pedagogy
11:10 a.m. -  12:25 p.m.
Gathering Early Semester Student Feedback 
Tuesday, March 2 with Kristi Rudenga, Director of Teaching Excellence, ND Learning | Kaneb Center
2:20 -  3:35 p.m. 
What to Do After The Test
Thursday, March 4 with Alex Ambrose, Director of Learning Research, and Kathryn Mulholland, Associate, ND Learning | Kaneb Center 
2:00 - 3:15 p.m.
TLT: Perusall for Collaborative Reading
Friday, March 5 with Brian Burchett, Manager Educational Technology, Teaching and Learning Technologies and Thomas Mustillo, Keough School of Global Affairs
10:25 - 11:40 a.m.
Effective Student Engagement In Lab Courses
Thursday, March 11 with Catlin Schalk, Graduate Associate, ND Learning | Kaneb Center, Victoria Goodrich, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, and Nancy Michael, Biological Sciences, Faculty Fellows, ND Learning | Kaneb Center
11:10 a.m. -  12:25 p.m.
Neuroscience of Learning: How Understanding Your Students' Brains Can Inform Your Teaching
Friday, March 12 with Kristi Rudenga, Director of Teaching Excellence, ND Learning | Kaneb Center
9:00 -  10:15 a.m. 
TLT: Tech Tools for Engaging Students
Thursday, March 25 with Kael Kanczuzewski, Teaching and Learning Technologies, and  Crystal DeJaegher, OIT Special Projects
2:20 - 3:35 p.m.
Supporting International Students
Friday, March 26 with  Alex Oxner, Assistant Program Director for Inclusive Pedagogy, ND Learning | Kaneb Center and Lisa Oglesbee, Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures
11:10 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.
Effective Grading and Efficient Feedback
Wednesday, March 31 with Alex Oxner, Assistant Program Director for Inclusive Pedagogy and Alex Ambrose, Director of Learning Research, ND Learning | Kaneb Center
2:20 to 3:35 p.m.
Facilitating Effective Discussions in Social Sciences and Humanities
Tuesday, April 13 with Alex Oxner, Assistant Program Director for Inclusive Pedagogy and Emily Donahoe, Graduate Associate, ND Learning | Kaneb Center
11:10 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.
Using Open Educational Resources In Your Class
Wednesday, April 14 with Paul Blaschko, Philosophy, Assistant Director of Research & Outreach at NDIAS, Kathryn Mulholland, Associate, Catlin Schalk, Graduate Associate, ND Learning | Kaneb Center
3:30 - 4:45 p.m.
Designing Effective Short Courses
Thursday, April 15 with Judy Lewandowski, Director, Learning Design and Brianna Stines, Learning Designer, ND Learning | Office of Digital Learning
11:10 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.
Designing Alternative Assessments to Support Student Learning
Thursday, April 22 with Alex Ambrose, Director of Learning Research and Catlin Shalk, Graduate Associate, ND Learning | Kaneb Center
2:20 - 3:35 p.m.
Decolonizing your Curriculum
Wednesday, April 28 with Alex Oxner, Assistant Program Director for Inclusive Pedagogy,  Dominique Vargas, Graduate Associate, ND Learning | Kaneb Center, and Sana Saiyed, Graduate Student, Anthropology
11:10 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.

 

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