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Faculty are invited to the Spring 2014 Engaging the Student Series.  Session topics center around online learning and new methods to introduce into teaching on-ground and online teaching.


Engaging the Online Learner

On-ground: February 19, 11:30am to 1:00pm  Where: Rose Theater Entertainment Lobby

Online: February 26, 3:00 - 4:30pm in UMMeet

Archived Webinar: Click to Access Recording

Engaging an online student can be very different than a student in a classroom setting.; The tools and activities that work face-to-face don’t often may not come across well over the computer. The experience for online students shouldn't be hindered because of the limitations posed by the computer. Learn how to shape your class experience to the online learner.

Flipping the What?

On-ground: March 5, 11:30am - 1:00pm      Where: UC Shelby Room (342)

Online: March 18, 3:00 - 4:30pm in UMMeet

Archived Webinar: Click to Access Recording

“Flipping the classroom” is a concept that is relatively new and often misunderstood. This method delivers instruction online and “homework” is done in a classroom setting. Instructors are seeing improved learning outcomes as a result of flipping. Examples of flipped courses will be discussed, along with how to determine if the flipped approach will work in your teaching context. Information will be available if you’d like to start planning for “the flip”.

Making Rubrics Work for You

Online:
April 1, 3:00 - 4:30pm in UMMeet

Archived Webinar: Click to Access Recording

A quality rubric can reduce grading time and help students produce better work for their graded assignments. Learn tips and strategies to for designing better rubrics and how to make them work to your advantage.

Beyond the Classroom

Online:
April 15, 3:00 - 4:30pm in UMMeet

Engaging students beyond the classroom is a tough issue for many faculty. Techniques to foster engagement outside the classroom through collaborative online learning will be the focus of this session. Discover best practices and tips to help your students remain active in the learning process even after class time ends.

Implementing Universal Design in Your Course

Online:
April 24, 3:00 - 4:30pm in UMMeet

Archived Webinar: Click to Access Recording
Universal Course Design (UCD) is an approach that can provide all students, regardless of learning style and ability, equal access to learning.  Utilizing this approach can greatly enhance the accessibility and usability of courses.  Join us as we discuss aspects of UCD and how to implement it in your course.

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Registration Instructions:

  1. Access learningcurve.memphis.edu

  2. Log in by clicking on "Manage your training" on the left side

  3. Enter your UUID in the Username field and then Password; click Login.

    * On your first time logging in a screen will appear asking for your first and last name, and office phone number.  Please be sure to enter your name using upper and lower case letters.*

  4. In the left menu bar, under Registration select "Class Schedule/ Registration"

  5. Select "Faculty" in the drop down menu labeled General

  6. Scroll through the list of available sessions

  7. To register for a particular class session, click the Register button next to that session's date.

  8. * All Web- Based sessions are available at the bottom of the Registration page
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