Finish Your Semester Strong
April 2018 CT2 Newsletter
Teaching Online Certificate Course Applications
The Developing and Teaching Online Courses six-week online workshop prepares faculty to deliver and design online courses. Topics include: the challenges of teaching online, time management strategies, pedagogical models for course delivery and design, facilitating online engagement and quality assurance, plus Web accessibility, copyright law, and academic integrity. Participants typically spend two to three hours each week completing the activities. All course work is completed and submitted online.
This is not a technical workshop on using Folio / Brightspace.
Register for the Developing and Teaching Online Courses Workshop! Two start dates are available: May 14 and June 4.
Faculty Development Opportunities
Open Educational Resources (OER) have been on the discussion table for several years. Are you interested in joining this discussion? Have you thought about incorporating OERs into your own courses, but don't know What/Where/How to begin? Join us for an informational session on Getting Started with Open Educational Resources, and learn What, Where, and How. We'll even discuss the University System Initiative rewarding faculty with grants to explore alternatives to traditional textbooks. Snacks Provided. Lead by Debbie Walker, CT2 and Nikki Cannon-Rech, Library
April 13; 2:30-4:00 p.m. – STATESBORO: Teaching Toolbox – Student Response Systems for Active Lectures
Web Tool Trainings
- April 5; 10:00 a.m. – STATESBORO: Quizzes
- April 11; 10:00 a.m. – STATESBORO: Folio Integrations: Respondus for Quizzes
Preparing your summer classes? These Folio Foundations workshops will help you get a head start on setting up your Folio course.
- April 10; 10:00 a.m. – STATESBORO: Gradebook and Grading
- April 18; 10:00 a.m. – STATESBORO: Build a Learning Module
Scaffolding Undergraduate Research: From the First Year to Graduation and Beyond
Thursday, April 19th
Ogeechee Theater, Armstrong
As part of the Student Scholarship Symposium April 18th and 19th, keynote speaker Dr. Anastasia Lin, Assistant Vice President of Research and Engagement and Assistant Dean of Student Research and Scholarship at the University of North Georgia, will conduct a faculty workshop: “Scaffolding Undergraduate Research: From the First Year to Graduation and Beyond.” In this blended presentation/workshop, Dr. Lin will discuss and lead collaborative activities about strategies to incorporate undergraduate research activities into different types of courses across the undergraduate curriculum. Faculty on all campuses are invited to attend.
- April 25; 12:00-1:00 p.m. – ARMSTRONG: Building Mindsets for Success, Dr. Janel Smith
- April 27; 12:00-1:00 p.m. – ARMSTRONG: What the Best College Teachers Do, Dr. Aimee Adkins
For information on faculty grant presentations, please visit our website.
*All events are held in Solms Hall 207.
Meet the Staff
Staff Profile: Peter Berryman
I love the Web and everything online – especially designing instruction! My pet projects at the CT2 include designing our online Developing and Teaching Online Courses workshop, managing our Folio Foundations Course Template, and promoting Web accessibility. My background includes teaching graphic design at four different institutions, face-to-face and online.
Favorite book at work: Effective Online Teaching, by Tina Stravedes.