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Faculty Professional Development Events

Register for events by selecting the check boxes next to the workshops that you would like to attend. You may check more than one. Fill out the form at the bottom of the page and then click Submit. If you don't see the workshop you are looking for, please feel free to forward your suggested workshop topic to OAI@towson.edu.

 

FEBRUARY

The Tank at Towson Session 2:
Apps for Mobile Learning with Dr. Matt Durington

Date: Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Time: 12:00pm - 12:45pm

Location: WebEx

Description: It’s a think tank. It’s a roundtable. It’s a webinar series. And, it’s an opportunity to be recognized for the innovative things you do every day. It’s The Tank at Towson.

Brought to you by the Office of Academic Innovation, the goal of The Tank at Towson is to bring together innovative faculty to discuss current and progressive practices, provide advice, and share experiences in order to support the diffusion of sound instructional practices.

The Tank is a blend of several different webinar and presentation formats that come together to create
a new and stimulating online presentation and discussion platform. Each week begins with an inspirational and brief discussion about a given concept, then opens to a live online discussion facilitated by a variety of online tools. Participants
are encouraged to share ideas, discuss new concepts, and exchange feedback with the goal of developing new concepts founded in the strength of collective contribution.

All sessions include live captioning.

 

MARCH

The Tank at Towson Session 3:
Open Educational Resources (OER) with Dr. Terry Ewell

Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Time: 12:00pm - 12:45pm

Location: WebEx

Description: It’s a think tank. It’s a roundtable. It’s a webinar series. And, it’s an opportunity to be recognized for the innovative things you do every day. It’s The Tank at Towson.

Brought to you by the Office of Academic Innovation, the goal of The Tank at Towson is to bring together innovative faculty to discuss current and progressive practices, provide advice, and share experiences in order to support the diffusion of sound instructional practices.

The Tank is a blend of several different webinar and presentation formats that come together to create
a new and stimulating online presentation and discussion platform. Each week begins with an inspirational and brief discussion about a given concept, then opens to a live online discussion facilitated by a variety of online tools. Participants
are encouraged to share ideas, discuss new concepts, and exchange feedback with the goal of developing new concepts founded in the strength of collective contribution.

All sessions include live captioning.

 

UDL Presentation with Fran Smith

Date:  March 6, 2015

Time: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Place: Loch Raven Room, University Union

Facilitator: Dr. Fran Smith, Educator/UDL Consultant

Description:  Dr. Smith will give a one hour presentation which will (1) give a general overview of the purpose of the UDL framework and principles; and (2) share examples of how UDL is applied in higher education courses. 

 

APRIL

The Tank at Towson Session 4:
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) with Dr. Elizabeth Berquist

Date: Thursday, April 16, 2015

Time: 12:00pm - 12:45pm

Location: WebEx

Description: It’s a think tank. It’s a roundtable. It’s a webinar series. And, it’s an opportunity to be recognized for the innovative things you do every day. It’s The Tank at Towson.

Brought to you by the Office of Academic Innovation, the goal of The Tank at Towson is to bring together innovative faculty to discuss current and progressive practices, provide advice, and share experiences in order to support the diffusion of sound instructional practices.

The Tank is a blend of several different webinar and presentation formats that come together to create
a new and stimulating online presentation and discussion platform. Each week begins with an inspirational and brief discussion about a given concept, then opens to a live online discussion facilitated by a variety of online tools. Participants
are encouraged to share ideas, discuss new concepts, and exchange feedback with the goal of developing new concepts founded in the strength of collective contribution.

All sessions include live captioning.

 

Past Events

Past events have included: Campus Technology Open House, WebEx and Blackboard Teaching Circles, and workshops on topics such as Responding to Writing Effectively, Flipped Classrooms, Capturing Voice & Screens with Ease Using Screencast-O-Matic, Making Online Classes More Interactive, Creating High Impact Grading Guidelines, Preparing Your Course for Online Delivery, and Blackboard 101.



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