COPH Teaching and Technology

2015/2016 Workshops (Dates are subject to change)

Ongoing- Designing and Recording Online Lectures

This individual session covers visual design, video length, recording options, and adding in interactive components to your online lectures. View the following video prior to your individual session. https://youtu.be/tsvLdhUyqjA If interested in a one-on-one consultation, contact Analisa McMillan. (analisa.mcmillan@unmc.edu or 402-552-7263)

December 15, 2015- Excellent Online Teaching

Presenter: Analisa McMillan
12-1pm
Room 2001

In this interactive session, we will explore effective strategies for successful semesters in the online environment. Communication, discussion board facilitating/grading, feedback, community building and time management will be discussed.

January 21, 2016 - Enhancing Student Learning Through Effective Feedback

Presenter: Sarah McBrian
12-1 pm
Room 2001

Instructor feedback should produce positive changes in student learning. In this session, we will explore the features of effective feedback, its purpose in teaching and best practices to enhance student learning and satisfaction.

February 18, 2016- Designing and Using Rubrics for Effective Grading and Feedback

Presenter: Sarah McBrian
12-1:30 pm
Room 2001

A rubric allows the instructor to provide effective feedback that promotes student learning while saving time. This scoring tool divides an assignment into parts and objectives along with a detailed description of what is acceptable/unacceptable student performance on an assessment. In this session, we will explore the basics of the rubric, rubric implementation, and Blackboard integration. * Please come prepared to build a rubric by bringing an objective or assignment idea.

March 17, 2016- Successful Group Projects

Presenters: Analisa McMillan, Peggy Moore & Faye Haggar
12-1:30 pm
Room 2001
Group projects are not always the favorite for students and instructors alike. The design process along with facilitation and dealing with group emotions can make or break a group assignment. In this interactive session we will explore the design process, how to facilitate successfully in the traditional and online classes, the basics of group charters, how to factor in peer feedback, and more.

April 21, 2016-Teaching Adult Learners

Presenter: Sharon Medcalf
12-1:30 pm
Room 2001

Adult learners often have unique needs and motivational factors in regards to their education. In this session, we will explore adult learning theory and principles. Along with sharing suggestions on how to teach adult learners effectively.

May 4, 2016- Instructional Design for Higher Education

Presenter: Analisa McMillan
12-1:30 pm
Room 2001

Instructional design is the process of creating instructional experiences for the students that make the acquisition of skills and experiences more efficient and appealing. In this interactive session, we will cover the basics of Instructional design while exploring the ADDIE Model, Backward design, and the SAMR model. Building quality objectives using blooms Taxonomy and aligning objectives with activities and assignments is a necessary design component.

Additional information will be sent to COPH faculty 1-2 months prior including room number, presenter and items to bring via an Outlook calendar invite.