Grant Opportunity

Learning Environment Grants RFP Now Available

Proposals Due Friday, November 15, 2013 | Click here»

Through the awarding of small grants, the Learning Environments Grant (LEG) supports the creation of innovative, engaging formal and informal learning environments that meet the needs of both faculty and students. The committee meets throughout the academic year to make funding decisions and is composed of faculty and staff from all relevant units of the university.

CTL Events

Designing Engaging Online Learning Experiences - Two Part Series

Part 1: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 | UL 1125M | 12 - 1 p.m.
Register» | Organizer and Presenter: Amy Powell

Part 2: Wednesday, August 28, 2013 | UL 1125M | 12 - 1 p.m.
Register» | Organizer and Presenter: Amy Powell

These sessions will look at how to use the tools in Oncourse to design effective and engaging learning experiences in the online environment. We will explore how to design effective communication, content delivery, learning activities, and assessments that take advantage of the characteristics of an online environment. Participants will walk away with the beginnings of a plan for translating their course content into engaging online learning experiences.

Teaching@IUPUI: Writing Student Learning Outcomes

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 | Online - Adobe Connect | 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Register» | Organizer and Presenter: Lisa Contino

Why does your course need learning outcomes? Articulating your desired outcomes before you teach your course makes it is more likely that students will achieve those outcomes. In this 30-minute online mini-workshop, you will learn the components of an effective learning outcome, see examples of student learning outcomes, and begin to write your own.

This webinar is part of the Center for Teaching and Learning’s online mini-workshop series focused on foundational teaching skills, Teaching@IUPUI. Designed for new faculty, adjunct faculty, graduate students, and those looking for a refresher on good teaching practices, the workshops will be short (usually 30 minutes), with a brief presentation interspersed with opportunities for interaction and questions.

Teaching@IUPUI: Creating Rubrics that Work

Thursday, August 29, 2013 | Online - Adobe Connect | 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Register» | Organizer and Presenter: Mariah Judd

Have you ever used a rubric, only to find that it makes your life harder instead of easier? Creating and using rubrics does not have to be a headache, they can actually make assessment a breeze while keeping you and your students on the same page. In this 30- minute online mini-workshop, you will learn some basic tips and tricks for creating easy and effective rubrics which will make assessing your students’ work consistent and rewarding.

This webinar is part of the Center for Teaching and Learning’s online mini-workshop series focused on foundational teaching skills, Teaching@IUPUI. Designed for new faculty, adjunct faculty, graduate students, and those looking for a refresher on good teaching practices, the workshops will be short (usually 30 minutes), with a brief presentation interspersed with opportunities for interaction and questions.

Adobe Connect 9: New Features, New Uses

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 | Online - Adobe Connect | 10 - 11 a.m.
Register» | Organizer and Presenter: Lauren Easterling

In this session we will overview and explore changes and new features in Adobe Connect 9. Additionally, we will look at different ways to use new and existing features in your courses.

Oncourse New Features – Online

Thursday, September 5, 2013 | Online - Adobe Connect | 12 - 1 p.m.
Register» | Organizer and Presenter: Mark Alexander

This online workshop will allow participants to explore the changes included in the newest release of Oncourse. Significant enhancements have been made to tools such as forums, Announcements, Resources and others. To get the most out of this session, attendees should have general familiarity with Oncourse.

Partner Event

Introduction to University Library and Its Resources

Friday, August 23, 2013 | UL 2120 | 2 - 3 p.m.
Register» | Organizer and Presenter: Rhonda Huisman, Assistant Librarian

The Library has partnered with the Graduate Office and UITS to provide a variety of graduate workshops this fall!  Jump-start your research skills with this overview of library resources, services, and search tools. Please encourage students to attend.  You’ll be introduced to:

• University Library’s website and grad student services
• IUCAT, the IU libraries online catalog
• Request Delivery via IUCAT
• Using library databases to locate articles and more
• Interlibrary Loan

For more workshops click here.

Wireless Access in Classrooms

If you are teaching in a physical classroom this fall AND are planning on having students use wireless computing devices during class (e.g. laptops, smart-phones, tablet devices, etc.), please review the following Knowledge Base document, Tips for Using Wireless in the Classroom at IU . Additionally, if you'd like assistance thinking through learning activities that use wireless access, contact the Center for Teaching and Learning at 274-1300 to schedule a consultation.

Center for Teaching and Learning

email: thectl@iupui.edu
phone: (317) 274-1300
755 West Michigan Street
UL 1125
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5146
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