University Teaching Center

Events and Opportunities

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UT faculty are invited to join us for a series of interactive professional development opportunities as part of the University Teaching Center’s TechTalk Series. TechTalks include presentations, discussions and workshops focused on techniques and technologies for teaching.

Upcoming events along with registration information are displayed below.

Be sure to check back often!
This list will be updated as new programming and events are planned.

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If you have suggestions or topics for a future TechTalk, email your ideas to universityteachingcenter@utoledo.edu. 
  

Enhanced Collaboration Using Blackboard

This session will help you explore the collaboration features of Blackboard, including blogs, discussion boards, journals, tasks and wikis, for use in your face-to-face course. These are just a few of the features that can be leveraged to increase student engagement and active learning in your classroom.

November 8 | 10:00 - 11:30 am | FH 1060
November 9 | 12:00- 1:30 pm | FH 1060

To register, please complete THIS FORM

  

Echo Engagement Tools (formerly LectureTools)

This session will focus on how to create and use interactive activities/slides in PowerPoint to keep students involved and engaged in class.

November 2 | 3:00 - 4:00 pm | UH 5120
November 30 | 1:00 - 2:00 pm | UH 5120
December 7 | 10:00 - 11:00 am | UH 5120

To register, please complete THIS FORM
 

Syllabus Development

This interactive session provides guidance to faculty interested in developing new syllabi or updating an existing one to meet University requirements.

November 9 | 1:00 - 2:00 pm | UH 5120
November 17 | 10:00 - 11:00 am | UH 5120

To register, please complete THIS FORM

 

The Science of Learning

This session will examine existing research on how students learn and the practical implications this research has for teaching and learning. Teaching strategies to increase engagement and improve learning based on The Science of Learning will also be explored.

November 22 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm | UH 5120
November 28 | 3:00 - 4:00 pm | UH 5120
December 16 | 1:00 - 2:00 pm | UH 5120

To register, please complete THIS FORM

 

Teaching with Purpose

Are your Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) well-defined and aligned with your teaching and assessment measures?  If you are not sure, come to this interactive session on aligning SLOs with teaching practices and assessment measures.

October 24 | 1:00 - 2:00 pm | UH 5120

To register, please complete THIS FORM

 

Teaching Generation Z

Participate in a session that examines how to adapt to this changing demographic and reframe the practice of effectively engaging Generation Z students.

October 19 | 3:00 - 4:00 pm | UH 5120

To register, please complete THIS FORM

 

Green Screen Studio

Learn how to use the Green Screen Studio to create videos for your classroom.  The University Teaching Center provides services that will help faculty with making videos utilizing our Green Screen Studio and its equipment.  With the Green Screen Studio, faculty can create short videos that can be incorporated into the classroom.

November 3 | 10:00 - 11:00 am | UH 5120
December 14 | 1:00 - 2:00 pm | UH 5120

To register, please complete THIS FORM

 

Creating Videos for Your Course

Learn how to implement one of the most widely used video apps in Higher Ed: Explain Everything. This app is an easy-to-use screencasting, interactive whiteboard tool that lets you animate, record, annotate, collaborate and explore ideas for the classroom. 

November 7 | 3:00 - 4:00 pm | UH 5120
December 8 | 3:00 - 4:00 pm | UH 5120

To register, please complete THIS FORM

  

Wireless Collaboration Solutions

Learn how to use a wireless collaboration tool (Kramer Connect Pro) to implement active learning exercises to present and share in the classroom.

October 27 | 1:00 - 2:00 pm | UH 5120
November 16 | 1:00 - 2:00 pm | UH 5120

To register, please complete THIS FORM

Last Updated: 10/13/16