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The Teaching and Learning Center: Fall Events

Dear Moravian Colleagues,

We are excited to support your teaching and your students' learning as the fall semester begins. Below please find scheduled events from TLC, OEI, and others for the fall 2022 semester.


Monday August 1, 10:00-10:30A NEW Zoom Whiteboards. Learn to use the New Zoom Whiteboards as a collaborative space for in-person, hybrid, or asynchronous use.  The session will go over the capabilities and tools of the New Zoom Whiteboards.  Any time remaining in the session will be left to Q&A. Zoom link in email.

Monday, August 1, 11:00A Alignment and Course Mapping. Join Sarah Rentz and Nicole Tabor to discuss how to align your course objectives, activities and assessments. A course map is a powerful planning tool. Course map templates will be shared. This workshop is particularly useful for anyone planning to teach a new course, however ALL are welcome. Zoom link in email.

Tuesday August 2, 10:30A Deep Reading and Digital Texts. Join Academic Support to discuss digital reading strategies drawn from some of the latest research in learning science and pedagogy and discuss ways to help your students deeply engage in digital-based texts in your courses. Location: TLC 1301 Main Street.

Tuesday August 2, 1:30-2:30P Harness the Power of Peer Review in Canvas. Canvas gives you the flexibility to automatically or manually assign peer reviews.  The process is simple and strengthens students’ understanding of content. You can even have them evaluate other students using a rubric that you have set up in Canvas. Register using link in email.

Thursday August 4, 12:00-1:00P Teaching, Learning, and Course Revision at Moravian University. Please join faculty colleagues for an open discussion about the significance of how and why we update courses over the summer, including but not limited to: face-to-face, hybrid, and online classrooms, as well as undergraduate and graduate students from all disciplines. Come join this discussion about experiences revising courses within the context of liberal arts education to maximize student inquiry, critical thinking, and the applicability of the material. Discussion moderated by David Wilkenfeld. This session will be offered twice this summer, you may attend one or both. Zoom link in email.

Friday August 5, 9:30-11:00A Instructional Technology Boot Camp. Have you just started with Moravian or need a refresher?  Join this 90 minute session that will give you an overview of the instructional tools that are available at Moravian on the single sign-on dashboard (Okta), with an emphasis on the functionality in Canvas.  This will give you the “lay of the land” and make you more comfortable with the “tech”. Register using link in email.

Monday August 8, 1:00P Catalog: Policies, Syllabus Language, Teaching and Learning. Please join TLC, Student Success, and Faculty partners for an open discussion about teaching and learning issues connected to matters such as academic honesty, academic standing, and others. Location: TLC 1301 Main Street.

Monday August 8, 1:30-2:00P Canvas Rubrics for Easy Grading & Feedback. Rubrics are an effective way to communicate feedback to your students and can make grading a breeze.  Come learn how to set up a rubric, attach it to an assignment or discussion board, and use it for grading. Register using link in email.

Tuesday August 9, 9:00-10:00A: Drop-in Coffee, All faculty welcome. Location: TLC 1301 Main Street

Tuesday August 9, 10:00A Teaching Circles 2023. An open discussion for faculty interested in a 2023 “Teaching Circles” Program. We will co-create a Moravian initiative whereby faculty from all disciplines may observe one anothers’ courses and consequently discuss pedagogy from a formative perspective using evidence-based practices. All faculty welcome. Location: TLC, 1301 Main Street. 

Wednesday August 10, 10:00-11:00A Flipgrid Overview. Learn how to get started with Flipgrid to empower your student's voices within the classroom.  This Flipgrid session will focus on how to set groups, permissions, customization, topic creation, and other essential settings to leverage the flexibility of Flipgrid. Register using link in email.

Wednesday August 10, 1:30-2:30P Canvas - Managing Student Groups. Want to use Canvas groups, but not sure where to start?  Come to this session to learn how to set up groups, create group assignments, manage, monitor and grade group assignments. Groups are also great for discussion boards! Register using link in email.

Friday August 12, 12:00-1:00P Digital Literacy and Revising our Courses for the Students of Tomorrow.  This hands-on workshop will help faculty to consider digital literacy in the context of their teaching and learning. Camille Murphy will help faculty to: make .pdfs, fix their powerpoints, embed a video, improve the visual impact of their content, etc. Please feel free to bring specific questions and/or attend to hear more about the relationship between pedagogy and digital literacy. This session will be offered twice this summer, you may attend one or both. Zoom link in email.

Monday August 15, 9:00-9:45A Live Polling. Live polling in the classroom or virtual classroom can be done through a variety of mediums.  This session will focus on Zoom meeting polling and Poll Everywhere.  Each method of polling offers a way to meet the needs of your classroom.  Any time remaining will be left for Q&A. Register using link in email.

Monday August 15, 10:00-11:00A TLC International Pedagogy Drop-In Hour. Please join Anize Appel and Bryn Wiragh from the Center for Global Education to discuss how to get started with new and innovative faculty-led travel courses that include domestic and international teaching opportunities. Location: TLC, 1301 Main Street.

Tuesday August 16, 9:00A Rigor as Inclusive Practice. Join TLC for a session about how and why pedagogical approaches to academic rigor, and the power relations they encode, may be considered/(re)considered as an inclusive practice. In addition, we will also discuss this article from The Journal of the Professoriate, an affiliate of the Center for African American Research and Policy. Location: TLC, 1301 Main Street.

Wednesday August 17, 11:00-12:00A Discussion with Carol Traupman-Carr. What does it mean to be a faculty member at Moravian UNIVERSITY instead of Moravian COLLEGE? Zoom link in email.

Friday August 19, 9:30-10:30A Canvas - Discussion Boards. This session will explain the different types of discussions and how to set them up.  It will also cover viewing and sorting, group discussions, and grading discussions. Register using link in email.

Monday August 22, 9:30-10:30A The Ins & Outs of Canvas Quizzes. Learn the differences between Classic and New Quizzes in Canvas, the important details in the settings, how to build your questions and how to deliver and moderate your quiz/exam. Register using link in email.

Monday August 22, 10:00-10:30A Canvas - Assignments. Come discover how assignments created in Canvas work with the gradebook and how assignment groups can be used to weight the grades.  Register using link in email.

Monday August 22, 1:30-2:30P Canvas - Managing the Gradebook & SpeedGrader. Get comfortable with the Gradebook and SpeedGrader.  Understand how to use Assignment Groups, control the visibility of grades, message students "who" and filter and sort. Register using link in email.

Wednesday August 24, 9:30-10:30A Canvas and Google - Collaborate On! Learn how to easily create Google Doc/Slide collaborations in your classroom, distribute a Google Doc template via Canvas and the difference between an assignment submission that is a Google Doc versus a Google Doc link. Register using link in email.

Thursday August 25, 10:00A The Colloquium. Location: Foy Concert Hall, 9:00-10:00A Breakfast on the patio. See email for details.

Monday August 29: Fall Classes Begin

Monday August 29, 10:00-10:30A Organize your Gmail Inbox. Learn how to organize and filter your Gmail inbox. Any additional time remaining will be for Q&A. Find registration link here

Tuesday August 30, 12:00-1:00P Heritage Day Drop-in Session. Dr. Gillian Sharkey will be available via Zoom to answer your questions about this event and possibilities for teaching and learning about service before, during, and after Heritage Day. Find zoom link here

Wednesday August 31, 11:00-11:15A Adding Office Hours to Canvas Course Calendar.  Come to this brief session on an easy way to add your office hours to your Canvas course calendar. Find registration link here.

Wednesday August 31, 3:30-4:30P Classroom Zoom Tech Update: Drop-In Hour. What's new in the classroom for Fall 2022? What technology is installed for Zoom, and how do I use it? Stop by and get your questions answered by Craig Underwood, Director of AV Engineering. Location: PPHAC 117.

 

 



September Fridays Part I, 7:00-8:00A: First and Second Year Faculty Open Discussion. Drop-in hour for first and second year faculty to discuss classroom organization goals, teaching and learning questions, and pedagogical support for new faculty. Location: TLC, 1301 Main Street. 

September Fridays, Part II, 8:00-9:00A: All Faculty Open Discussion. Drop-in hour for all faculty to discuss pedagogical strategies. All faculty welcome. Location: TLC, 1301 Main Street.

Thursday September 1, 11:30-12:00P Canvas Journaling. Have you ever wondered how to create a private journal between you and each of your students? Come to this session to learn how to use Google and Canvas to set up a journal and have your students submit on a scheduled basis. Find registration link here

Friday September 2, 1:00-2:00P Classroom Zoom Tech Update: Drop-In Hour. What's new in the classroom for Fall 2022? What technology is installed for Zoom, and how do I use it? Stop by and get your questions answered by Craig Underwood, Director of AV Engineering. Location: Comenius 111.

Monday September 5, 7:45A Definitions of Rigor in the Inclusive University Classroom. Drawing upon last year’s “Rigor as Inclusive Practice workshop,” this hands-on session will ask participants to reflect upon, consider/re-consider, and discuss pedagogical approaches to academic rigor - and the power relations they encode - with consideration of this article from The Journal of the Professoriate, an affiliate of the Center for African American Research and Policy. Location: TLC, 1301 Main Street. 

Tuesday September 6, 3:30-3:45P Canvas Scheduler. Learn how to easily create appointment time slots for your students to sign up using the Canvas Scheduler.  Find registration link here

Wednesday September 7, 9:30-10:00A Creating a Template Assignment in Canvas. The Google Cloud Assignment tool in Canvas allows you to create a template assignment for students to easily submit. This is wonderful for worksheets, exit tickets and a host of other assignments. Find registration link here

Wednesday September 7, 2:00P A New Series for 2022-2023: Excellence in Hybrid and Online Teaching Post Pandemic, Designing Flexible Teaching. (Part I: Presentation) This session will focus on designing flexible hybrid-ready courses (Full description on registration page). This 2-month topic will include a presentation event in September followed by a discussion event in October. This topic will include two faculty mentors: Mary Culshaw and Laurie Kahn. Hybrid: TLC, 1301 Main Street and on Zoom. Find RECORDING here

Tuesday September 13, 1:30-2:00P Google Slides. Learn about the basics of Google Slide. This session will focus upon the following: Create or import, Edit and format, Share and collaborate, Print and download, Access your calendar, notes, and tasks. Any remaining time in the session will be for Q&A to answer any of your Google needs. Find registration link here

Thursday September 15, 1:00-1:30P Grading with your iPad. Come learn the power of Apple Pencil and the iPad.  Find registration link here

Friday September 16, 9:30-10:30A Canvas Gradebook and SpeedGrader. Learn the ins and outs of managing the Gradebook and power of Speedgrader.  Find registration link here

Friday September 16, 12:00-1:00P LVAIC VITAL Faculty Virtual Networking Event. (Organized by LVAIC.) Are you a VITAL faculty Member? Visitor, Instructor, Teaching Assistant, Adjunct, or Lecturer. Connect with colleagues in the Lehigh Valley to share teaching strategies or scholarly areas of interest. Registration Link. 

Monday September 19, 10:00-11:00A TLC International Pedagogy Drop-In Hour. Please join Anize Appel and Bryn Wiragh from the Center for Global Education to discuss how to get started with new and innovative faculty-led travel courses that include domestic and international teaching opportunities. Location: TLC, 1301 Main Street.

Tuesday September 20, 1:30-2:15P Canvas New Quizzes. Learn about new question options, the differences between Classic Quizzes and New Quizzes and how to create a quiz.  Find registration link here

Wednesday September 21, Heritage Day

Thursday September 22, 9:00-9:30A  Canvas Rubrics Learn how to easily create a rubric, use it for grading, and the added benefits of its use.  Find registration link here

Thursday September 22, 1:30-2:00P Classic Canvas Quizzes. Come learn how to use your Classic Canvas quizzes/exams to set up online assessment for in-person, hyflex, or remote learning settings.  Any additional time will be for Q&A. Find registration link here

Friday September 23, 4:30-5:30P VITAL Faculty Connections. Drop-in for refreshments and to connect with other Visitor, Instructor, Teaching Assistant, Adjunct, or Lecturer (VITAL) faculty. Location: TLC, 1301 Main Street.

Tuesday September 27, 4:15P J1Web Session. Please join Academic Advising Staff to learn more about Moravian University’s new advising portal and how it can support academic advisors and students with degree planning. Hybrid: TLC 1301 Main Street and on Zoom.

Wednesday September 28, 9:00-9:30A Canvas Peer Review. Manage peer review like a pro and take your course to the next level.  Find registration link here

Wednesday September 28, 11:00A The Liberal Arts at Moravian University: A Session for First and Second Year Faculty. Please join Daniel Jasper, Associate Provost and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, for a discussion about the liberal arts as integral to Moravian’s history and its central role in our pedagogical work. Location: UBC Room in the HUB.

Wednesday September 28, 4:15P J1Web Session. Please join Academic Advising Staff to learn more about Moravian University’s new advising portal and how it can support academic advisors and students with degree planning. Hybrid: TLC 1301 Main Street and on Zoom.

Late September, Date TBA: Mental Health Advocate Training  This workshop will help attendees learn how to recognize and respond to mental health issues. The training will provide guidance on talking to students about their mental health, supporting them in seeking help, and referring them to the support resources available on campus. The training will be available on Canvas for anyone who is interested.  There will also be an in-person Q&A with the Counseling Center.

 



October Fridays Part I, 9:30-10:30A First and Second Year Faculty Open Discussion. Drop-in hour for first and second year faculty to discuss classroom organization goals, teaching and learning questions, and pedagogical support for new faculty. Location: TLC, 1301 Main Street. 

October Fridays, Part II, 10:30-11:30A All Faculty Open Discussion. Drop-in hour for all faculty to discuss pedagogical strategies. All faculty welcome. Location: TLC, 1301 Main Street.  

October 1-4, Fall Break

Thursday October 6, 10:00-1030A Live Captions. Learn how to leverage Live Captioning during a Zoom meeting or while using a Microsoft PowerPoint.  Any remaining time in the session will be left for Q&A. Find registration link here

Friday October 7, 10:30A  A New Series for 2022-2023: Excellence in Hybrid and Online Teaching Post Pandemic, Designing Flexible Teaching. (Part II: Discussion) This session will focus on designing flexible hybrid-ready courses (Full description on registration page). This 2-month topic will include a presentation event in September followed by a discussion event in October. This topic will include two faculty mentors: Mary Culshaw and Laurie Kahn. Hybrid: TLC, 1301 Main Street and on Zoom. Find registration link here

Friday October 7, 1:30-2:15P Google & Canvas Come discover the Google collaboration tool built into Canvas and learn the difference between a Google submission and URL submission.  Find registration link here

Monday October 10, 11:00A Decolonizing the Syllabus. This event has been postponed. Please consider attending the following event, from Moravian's DEI Weekly Email: October 10, 2022, HUB, Prosser Auditorium, "Join Dr. Roibal Fernandez's Latino Literature Course, Indigenous People's Day and De-Colonization, Lecture and Q&A, Joined by Matteo Montero (senior) and alumni Alyssa Dlutz, Two Sessions: 9:30 AM & 11:00 AM."

Tuesday October 11, 3:45P Pronouns and Beyond. A TLC discussion panel with Liz Kleintop and Bess Van Asselt about ways we can support our LGBTQIA+ students in the Moravian classroom, including but not limited to: syllabus design, language/pronouns, MU course offerings, and evidence-based teaching practices related to this work. Hybrid: TLC, 1301 Main Street and on Zoom. Find zoom link here

Wednesday October 12, 10:00-10:45A Online Polling. Online polling in the physical or virtual classroom can be done through a variety of mediums. This session will focus on Zoom meeting polling and Poll Everywhere.  Each method of polling offers a way to meet the needs of your classroom. Any time remaining will be left for Q&A. Find registration link here

Wednesday October 12, 3:45P: First Generation Students in Today’s Moravian Classrooms. Join Alvert Hernandez, Director of First-Generation Student Initiatives, for a discussion about how and why we can create a classroom culture that encourages our first-generation students to academically thrive. Hybrid: TLC, 1301 Main Street and on Zoom. Find zoom link here

Thursday October 13, 9:30-10:30A Supporting Veterans in Moravian Classrooms: Drop-In Hour. Please join Marilyn Kelly-Cavotta, Executive Director of Veteran and Military Services, to discuss ways faculty can support veterans and military connected families in our classrooms. All faculty are welcome to attend. Location: TLC, 1301 Main Street.

Thursday October 13, 1:30-2:15P Canvas Discussion Boards Discover multiple ways to incorporate discussion boards into your class and easy ways to manage them.  Find registration link here

Monday October 17, 1:30-2:00P Zoom Whiteboards. Learn to use the New Zoom Whiteboards as a collaborative space for in-person, hybrid, or asynchronous use. The session will go over the capabilities and tools of the New Zoom Whiteboards.  Any time remaining in the session will be left to Q&A. Find registration link here

Tuesday October 18, 11:30-12:00P Love Your Mac Come learn some tips to make your Mac your friend. Find registration link here

Wednesday October 19, 11:45A Reeves 101: A Session for First and Second Year Faculty. Join Reeves librarians to learn all about our library’s resources in support of your teaching and learning goals. Location: Meet at Reeves Library Main Entrance.

Wednesday October 19, 3:00P Alignment and Course Mapping. Join Sarah Rentz and Nicole Tabor to discuss how to align your course objectives, activities and assessments. A course map is a powerful planning tool. Course map templates will be shared. This workshop is particularly useful for anyone planning to teach a new course, however ALL are welcome. Find registration link here

Thursday October 20, National Day on Writing

Friday October 21, 3:00P J1Web Session. Please join Academic Advising Staff to learn more about Moravian University's new degree planning software and how it can support academic advisors and students. Hybrid: TLC, 1301 Main Street and on Zoom

Friday October 21, 4:30-5:30P VITAL Faculty Connections. Drop-in for refreshments and to connect with other Visitor, Instructor, Teaching Assistant, Adjunct, or Lecturer (VITAL) faculty. Location: TLC, 1301 Main Street. 

Tuesday October 25, 11:00-11:45A Getting to know Notability. Students with learning and attention differences will enjoy Notability's flexibility. This session will give you the background knowledge to use Notability in the classroom. Students can leverage the note-taking and audio-recording features to capture what's going on in class to help students focus their efforts on understanding rather than writing furiously. Find registration link here

Tuesday October 25, 3:45P Office Hours as Pedagogical Practice. A discussion for all faculty, facilitated by Brenna Curley, where we will consider face-to-face and virtual office hours as part of our pedagogical praxis and how we can best utilize office hours’ to support our students and Moravian University’s mission. Hybrid: TLC, 1301 Main Street and on Zoom. Find zoom link here

Friday October 28, 1:30-2:00P Canvas Tips & Tricks It’s time for some tips and tricks!  This session will cover some of the lesser known options in Canvas that can improve your experience with the LMS. Find registration link here

Monday October 31, 11:00A Student Research at Moravian: A Session for First and Second Year Faculty. Join Diane Husic, Founding Dean for our Center for Scholarship, Research and Creative Endeavors, to learn about student research opportunities and why faculty-student collaborations in these scholarly endeavors are so important. Hybrid: TLC, 1301 Main Street and on Zoom. Find zoom link here

Late October, Date TBA: LVAIC SoTL Event. A gathering for colleagues to share works-in-progress and connect with others. Please reach out to teachlearn@moravian.edu for further details.

 



November Fridays Part I, 9:30-10:30A First and Second Year Faculty Open Discussion. Drop-in hour for first and second year faculty to discuss classroom organization goals, teaching and learning questions, and pedagogical support for new faculty. Location: TLC, 1301 Main Street. 

November Fridays, Part II, 10:30-11:30A All Faculty Open Discussion. Drop-in hour for all faculty to discuss pedagogical strategies. All faculty welcome. Location: TLC, 1301 Main Street. 

Tuesday November 1, 1:30-2:00P GMail Filtering & Clean-up Tricks.  Come learn some easy ways to manage your inbox and also to quickly clean it up. Find registration link here

Tuesday November 1, 2:00-2:30P Canvas Inbox/Notifications. Canvas gives you the flexibility of communicating with sections or groups.  Have you tried using audio or video communications?  The media player is embedded throughout Canvas and makes it easy to send an audio or video communication.  There's also an easy way to message "students who" via the gradebook. Let's take a look at the flexibility and advantages of each form of communication and how Canvas can make your job easier. Find registration link here

POSTPONED - New Date/Time Forthcoming:  A New Series for 2022-2023: Excellence in Hybrid and Online Teaching Post Pandemic, Canvas Course Structure. (Part I: Presentation) This session will showcase the online course layouts of various colleagues. This 2-month topic will include a presentation event in November followed by a discussion event in December. Our faculty mentor for this topic is Arash Naraghi.

POSTPONED - New Date/Time Forthcoming:  Designing Moravian's New Center for Scholarship, Research and Creative Endeavors: What Can it do for Faculty and Students. Join Diane Husic, Founding Dean for our Center for Scholarship, Research and Creative Endeavors, to learn about and discuss the new Center and the many opportunities for student research in our classrooms, the field, and out in the world in support of Moravian's mission.

Monday November 7, 3:45P Universal Design. Please join Laurie Kahn to learn more about Universal Design in the Moravian context, focusing on: small ways to begin, concrete takeaways, and mental health concerns. Open to faculty with all levels of UDL experience. Hybrid: TLC, 1301 Main Street and on Zoom. Find zoom link here

Tuesday November 8, 1:30-2:00P Annotating Canvas Assignments. Come discover how feedback on assignments created in Canvas work with SpeedGrader and how to provide various feedback on assignments. Any additional time remaining in the session will be left for Q&A. Find registration link here

Tuesday November 15, 3:45P Supporting Our Students: A Session for First and Second Year Faculty. Join Greg Meyer, Dean for Community Wellness, for a discussion about the many ways Moravian supports all students from all circumstances. Hybrid: TLC, 1301 Main Street and on Zoom. Find zoom link here

Wednesday November 16, 10:00-10:30A Canvas Question Banks. Learn how to use Question Banks to randomize your Classic Canvas quizzes to help deter cheating and allow for rotations of questions without rebuilding the entire quiz.  Any remaining time in the session will be left for Q&A. Find registration link here

Friday November 18, 10:00A The Journey: Planning Ahead for Finals and the Semester's End. Jen Elinich will facilitate a discussion about how we plan for final exams, time management, our courses’ conclusion(s).Hybrid: TLC, 1301 Main Street and on Zoom.  Find zoom link here

Friday November 18, 4:30-5:30P VITAL Connections. Drop-in for refreshments and to connect with other Visitor, Instructor, Teaching Assistant, Adjunct, or Lecturer (VITAL) faculty. Location: TLC, 1301 Main Street. 

Monday November 21, 4:15P Teaching Circles 2023. An open discussion for faculty interested in a 2023 “Teaching Circles” Program. We will co-create a Moravian initiative whereby faculty from all disciplines may observe one anothers’ courses and consequently discuss pedagogy from a formative perspective using evidence-based practices. All faculty welcome. Location: TLC, 1301 Main Street. 

November 23-27 Thanksgiving Recess

Monday November 28, 10:00-10:30A Canvas Item Banks. Learn how to use Item Banks to randomize your New Canvas quizzes to help deter cheating and allow for rotations of questions without rebuilding the entire quiz.  Any remaining time in the session will be left for Q&A. Find registration link here

Wednesday November 30, 4:15P Designing Moravian's New Center for Scholarship, Research and Creative Endeavors: What Can it do for Faculty and Students. Join Diane Husic, Founding Dean for our Center for Scholarship, Research and Creative Endeavors, to learn about and discuss the new Center and the many opportunities for student research in our classrooms, the field, and out in the world in support of Moravian's mission. Hybrid: TLC, 1301 Main Street and on Zoom. Find zoom link here

 



December Fridays Part I, 9:30-10:30A: First and Second Year Faculty Open Discussion. Drop-in hour for first and second year faculty to discuss classroom organization goals, teaching and learning questions, and pedagogical support for new faculty. Location: TLC, 1301 Main Street. 

December Fridays, Part II, 10:30-11:30A All Faculty Open Discussion. Drop-in hour for all faculty to discuss pedagogical strategies. All faculty welcome. Location: TLC, 1301 Main Street.

Thursday December 1, 1:30P SoTL 101: What is Scholarship of Teaching of Learning? Join Krista Rompolski to discuss this evidence based work in support of our pedagogical praxis. Location: TLC, 1301 Main Street.

Monday December 5, 2:00P A New Series for 2022-2023: Excellence in Hybrid and Online Teaching Post Pandemic, Canvas Course Structure. (Part II: Discussion) This session will showcase the online course layouts of various colleagues. Our faculty mentor for this topic is Arash Naraghi. Hybrid: TLC, 1301 Main Street and on Zoom.  Find registration link here

Tuesday December 6, 1:30-2:00P Canvas Groups. Learn how to set up groups, create group assignments, manage, monitor, and grade group assignments.  Groups are great for projects and discussion boards.  Any time remaining in the session will be left for Q&A. Find registration link here

Wednesday December 7, 4:15P Reflective Teaching and the Tenure Process: A Session for First and Second Year Faculty. A discussion/question and answer about how to reflect on a completed semester and prepare Annual Self Evaluations. Michelle Schmidt, TPRC Chair, will provide a brief overview of Annual Self Evaluations and insights about how it fits in with the overall tenure process. Hybrid: 1301 Main Street and Zoom. Find zoom link here

Monday December 12, 3:45P Work/Life Balance. Join Elise Colancecco and Janice Farber for a session about balancing our work as teachers with other significant aspects of our life. A discussion of the latest evidence-based literature in support of a balance between our professional and life goals. Find zoom link here

December 12-15, Final Exams