August 2018 CUW Programs

Magna Online Seminar: Understanding and Teaching Generation Z students
Thursday August 9, 1:00 – 2:00 pm in LU006 (Media Viewing Room)

This program is for faculty and staff. Generation Z is already here! Following in the shoes of millennials, this upcoming generation is ready to be recognized.

This generation of students will be incredibly influential to how institutions recruit, educate, and work with students to stay current and attractive for overall enrollment. “Understanding and Educating Generation Z Students,” presented by Tara Hart, EdD is a Magna Online Seminar. In this session, you’ll explore the beliefs and perspectives of the Generation Z population and how these beliefs and perspectives affect them as college students. Specifically, this seminar addresses how Generation Z students differ from other generations.

Read more about this program here: link

New and Returning Faculty Development Day
Wednesday August 15, 8:45am – 4:00pm

Five sessions offered throughout the day. Register for all that you are able to attend. Lunch included if you sign up for a morning and an afternoon session. Session times and descriptions are below.

8:45 – 10:15am: Course Design and Syllabus Construction – Elizabeth Evans and Kate Robertson
Learn about and incorporate best practices in syllabus development and course design. Discussion will include the Concordia University Global Ends and credit hour policy.

10:30 – Noon: Blackboard Basics – Susan Gallanis
This session incorporates recent Blackboard procedure updates. Learn how to add content, dropboxes, and set up the gradebook for a fall course! Some hands on practice included. Please bring your laptop.

Noon – 12:45pm: Lunch in the cafeteria.

12:45 – 1:45: Faculty Resources – Elizabeth Evans and Susan Gallanis
Learn what resources are available to you as faculty, where to find them, and who to contact if you need more help.

2:00 – 3:00pm: Active Lecturing – Susan Gallanis
Learn strategies to maintain students’ attention when you lecture including effective PowerPoint design.

3:00 – 4:00pm: Blackboard Assessments and Rubrics – Susan Gallanis
Learn how to create tests with several question types, create question pools, and create online rubrics for more efficient grading.

Teaching via Video Conference with Justin Frisque and Susan Gallanis
Monday August 20, 2:00 – 3:00 pm in LU006

Learn how to use the video conference equipment when you teach a course that includes video conference from another location. We’ll also cover some best practices when teaching with video conference.

CUW New and Returning Faculty Development Day – August 15, 2018

This Fall CELT staff led sessions throughout the day. Below are the related handouts:

Syllabus Development Workshop: Link to all resources for this session

Blackboard Basics: DOC

Faculty Resources: Faculty Resources August 2018

Active Lecturing: Active Lecturing Handout 2018 
During this session someone asked about  a comparison of Turning Point clickers vs. Plickers.  One of the session participants, Michael Borst, did some research related to this and has shared related student survey data which included a comparison: Student Perceptions of Plickers as an In-Class Learning Tool http://dx.doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.36753.74083/1

Blackboard Assessments and Rubrics: DOC

CUAA Syllabus Construction Workshop (August 8, 2018)

This Fall Georgia Kreiger led this session. Below are related handouts.

Course Design and Syllabus Construction Workshop Outline Link to Document

PowerPoint Slides  Link to Document

Board Global Ends Policy Diagram + University Liberal Arts Outcomes and Proficiencies (ULOAs) https://www.cuw.edu/about/offices/institutional-effectiveness/_assets/University%20Liberal%20Arts%20Outcomes%20and%20Proficiencies.pdf

Draft of Possible Evaluation of Instruction at CU Model  Link to Document

Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy  Link to Document

Bloom’s Taxonomy Verbs  Link to Document

Bloom’s Taxonomy Wheel http://www.heybradfords.com/moonlight/files/CV/ProfSampleFiles/CDWS/bloom_revised_taxonomy_fB1-graphic.jpg

Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy Process Verbs, Assessments, and Questioning Strategies https://www.cloud.edu/Assets/PDFs/assessment/revised-blooms-chart.pdf

Elements of the Concordia Syllabus Link to Document

Syllabus Template, Instructions and Credit Hour Policy http://celt.cuw.edu/syllabus-template-and-instructions/

Sample Syllabus Language for Behavioral Expectations  Link to Document

Fall 2018 Semester Schedule  Link to Document

Faculty Handbook Policies about LMS  Link to Document

CUW Syllabus Construction Workshop (August 15, 2018)

This Fall Elizabeth Evans and Kate Robertson led this session. Below are related handouts.

Course Design and Syllabus Construction Workshop Outline:  Link to Document

PowerPoint Slides:  Link to Document

Board Global Ends Policy Diagram: Link to Document

University Global Learning Outcomes: Link to Document

University Liberal Arts Outcomes and Proficiencies (ULOAs):  https://www.cuw.edu/about/offices/institutional-effectiveness/_assets/University%20Liberal%20Arts%20Outcomes%20and%20Proficiencies.pdf

Draft of Possible Evaluation of Instruction at CU Model:  Link to Document

Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy:  Link to Document

Bloom’s Taxonomy Verbs:  Link to Document

Bloom’s Taxonomy Wheel: http://www.heybradfords.com/moonlight/files/CV/ProfSampleFiles/CDWS/bloom_revised_taxonomy_fB1-graphic.jpg

Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy Process Verbs, Assessments, and Questioning Strategies: https://www.cloud.edu/Assets/PDFs/assessment/revised-blooms-chart.pdf

Elements of the Concordia Syllabus: Link to Document

Syllabus Template, Instructions and Credit Hour Policy: http://celt.cuw.edu/syllabus-template-and-instructions/

Sample Syllabus Language for Behavioral Expectations: Link to Document

Fall 2018 Semester Schedule: Link to Document

Faculty Handbook Policies about LMS: Link to Document

Qwickly Tools

Qwickly Tools are now available in Blackboard for instructors who teach face-to-face.

What can you do with Qwickly Tools?

  • Open or close your courses all from one page (no need to go into each course)
  • Send email to all students to all courses all from one page
  • Send course announcements to students in all courses, all from one page
  • Access the Needs Grading section of the Grade Center for all courses, all from one page
  • Create a Jot Assignment that allows students to draw or add text to an image you post, that you can grade as an assignment

Download the Qwickly Quick Start Guide: Qwickly Quick Start Guide 07092018

Summer 2018 Blackboard Sessions

Thursday June 14, 10:00 – 11:00am in LU006

Blackboard Basics (Face-to-Face and Webinar) with Justin Frisque
Learn how to log in and basic navigation, add course content, set up grade center, grade assignments, open course to students.

Monday June 18, 2:00 – 3:00pm in R006

Getting Started with Blackboard Collaborate (Face-to-Face only) with Susan Gallanis
Learn how to navigate and set up Blackboard Collaborate, a web conferencing tool you can use to meet virtually and synchronously with your students, such as for online office hours. You’ll also see how to set up sessions for groups of students to meet without the instructor being present.

Tuesday June 26, 2:00 – 3:00pm in R006

Blackboard Assessments and Rubrics (Face-to-Face and Webinar) with Justin Frisque
Learn to create an assessment with 5 question types, create a question pool, create a rubric and grade using a rubric.

Tuesday July 10, 10:00 – 11:00am in R006

Getting Started with Blackboard Collaborate (Face-to-Face only) with Susan Gallanis
Learn how to navigate and set up Blackboard Collaborate, a web conferencing tool you can use to meet virtually and synchronously with your students, such as for online office hours. You’ll also see how to set up sessions for groups of students to meet without the instructor being present.

Monday July 16, 2:00 – 3:00pm in R006

Blackboard Basics (Face-to-Face and Webinar) with Justin Frisque
Learn how to log in and basic navigation, add course content, set up grade center, grade assignments, open course to students.

Thursday July 26, 10:00 – 11:00am in R006

Blackboard Assessments and Rubrics (Face-to-Face and Webinar) with Justin Frisque
Learn how to create an assessment with 5 question types, create a question pool, create a rubric and grade using a rubric.