Events & Workshops

Faculty Professional Development Events

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February

Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Workshop

Date:  February 28, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Cook Library Room 404B (OAI's Active Learning Lab)
Facilitator:  Audrey Cutler

In this workshop attendees will learn to use a nationally recognized, research based tool (Quality Matters Rubric) designed to improve online and blended course quality to benefit online learners.

OAI has adopted the Quality Matters Rubric in its professional development offerings and other faculty supports.

This daylong workshop is open to all faculty, instructional designers, and administrators who wish to learn about the Quality Matters Rubric.  A continental breakfast and lunch are included.

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March


UDL Coffee house meeting

Date:  March 2, 2018
Time:  11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: Cook 404B (OAI's Active Learning Lab)

Join this year's cohort of UDL faculty to discuss how they have applied UDL principles to increase cultural awareness and support social justice in their work with students.  Learn how you can join the 2018 cohort!

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Sotl coffee house meeting

Date:  March 5, 2018
Time:  11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location:  Cook 404B (OAI's Active Learning Lab)

Hear from faculty who have published results about their classroom studies in discipline-specific journals.  Learn how you can join the 2018 cohort!

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April

augmented and virtual reality town hall meeting

Date:  April 4, 2018
Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Location: Cook 404B - OAI's Active Learning Lab

Join TU staff and faculty in a discussion regarding the instructional use of Augmented, Virtual, and Mixed Reality technologies on Wednesday, April 4th in OAI's Active Learning Lab (Cook#404B).  Come share with others how you are using or would like to use these technologies within your classroom.

Also, provide your feedback to OTS on what, if any, other new or emerging technologies you are instructionally incorporating into your courses.  What challenges are you facing?  How could OTS make this easier for you?  Are your students benefitting?

applying the quality matters rubric workshop

Date:  April 10, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location:  Cook 404B (OAI's Active Learning Lab)

In this workshop attendees will learn to use a nationally recognized, research based tool (Quality Matters Rubric) designed to improve online and blended course quality to benefit online learners.

OAI has adopted the Quality Matters Rubric in its professional development offerings and other faculty supports.

This daylong workshop is open to faculty, instructional designers, and administrators who wish to learn more about the Quality Matters Rubric.  A continental breakfast and lunch are included

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Drones @ tu

Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Cook 404B Active Learning Lab 1-2 p.m.
                 Newell Field 2-3:30 p.m.
Presenters:  David Merino, Office of Academic Innovation, certified FAA drone pilot
                    Dr. Dana Kollmann, Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice
                    Gregg Wood, Office of Environmental Health and Safety

Join representatives from across campus for an open discussion on the instructional use of drones.  Learn how this groundbreaking technology is being used by TU faculty and staff to support research, teaching and learning.  Weather permitting after our discussion join us for a live demonstration of OAI's drone.