We are pleased to host several workshops for faculty this summer. These sessions are open to all faculty members who wish to attend. If you are in the Tenure and Promotion process, these activities will help you build your portfolio. Spaces are limited. Please RSVP at RSVP2AC@groupmail.acu.edu or call ext. 2455.
Courage to Teach ® Teaching Institute
May 12 12:00-5:00 pm (Lunch Included)
May 13 8:30-5:00 pm (Lunch Included)
May 14 8:30-12:30 pm
We often ask the what, how and why of teaching but seldom do we ask the “who” question. Who is the self that teaches? Building on the Courage to Teach ® model (We teach who we are), pioneered by author Parker Palmer, participants will:
Applying Make it Stick Workshops
May 19 12:00-3:30 pm: Using Canvas to Encourage Durable Learning (Lunch Included)
This workshop will help participants use tools and practices within Canvas to help students learn in a way that sticks beyond the end of the semester. The workshop is based on the principles of Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning (Brown, Roediger and McDaniel). Bring a laptop and at least one syllabus/course schedule.
May 20 12:00-3:30 pm: Designing Courses to Encourage Durable Learning (Lunch Included)
Based on the principles of Brown, Roediger, and McDaniel’s book, Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning, this workshop will help participants focus on designing courses that facilitate spaced, interleaved retrieval practice in order to achieve durable learning foundations and promote higher levels of learning. Bring a laptop and at least one syllabus/course schedule.
Canvas Training Camp
Session 1: June 8-9, 2015, 9:00-4:00 each day (Lunch Included)
Session 2: August 3-4, 2015, 9:00-4:00 each day (Lunch Included)
During this two-day camp, we will be exploring the basic functions and features of Canvas. You will also have time to work on building your courses. No prior experience with a learning management system is needed. All faculty are welcome to participate. However, please RSVP for us to make proper reservations. By the end of the workshop, we hope that you will be sufficiently prepared to teach with Canvas during the fall semester.
“Packing List” for Camp
- Willingness to Try
- Your Laptop
- A Syllabus
- A Quiz/Test/Exam
- An Assignment
- A File to Upload to Canvas
- A Rubric that You Might Use
Hosted by the Learning Studio
Digital Storytelling Workshop