Evening Workshops: Digital Tools for Effective Teaching

This fall, the Center for Teaching & Learning launches new evening workshops for faculty: Digital Tools for Effective Teaching

October 10: Discussion Boards: Engaging your students beyond the classroom.

These workshops will help you identify specific pedagogical goals for your course(s) and explore digital tools to support them.

How digital tools can enhance f2f teaching

  • Expand interactions beyond the physical classroom
  • Foster collaboration and community building
  • Students can continue to access online content.

Tools include Blackboard discussion boards; blogs; and Google Apps.

The first workshop, Discussion Boards: Engaging your students beyond the classroom, will take place on Wednesday, October 10.

Online discussions can

  • provide students the opportunity to
    • reflect on and polish their writing before posting comments.
    • practice communication skills
  • be a teachable moment about netiquette
  • continue conversations until the next class meeting

At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to set up and effectively moderate a discussion forum in Blackboard.

Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Time: 5pm-7pm
Location: Rosenthal Library, Room 101A
This computer lab has only Windows desktops, but you are welcome to bring your own laptops.
Please be sure to bring your Blackboard login information.

Register: https://tinyurl.com/workshop-discussion-board

Future workshop topics (dates TBA):

  • Blackboard Groups
  • Collaborate using Google Docs
  • Collaborate using blogs and public writing

Can’t make the workshop on this date? Let us know what day(s) are convenient for you by submitting this form: https://tinyurl.com/evening-workshop-suggest-day

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