Archived Workshops

Below is a listing of all past technology-related workshops offered by Teaching and Learning@Carey.

Academic year 18-19 workshops

Pre-Course Development Workshop

  • These workshops help faculty prepare for the online course development process, including the role of the instructional designers, working with stakeholders, support and resources available, and general best practices for online teaching.
  • Facilitated by the Instructional Design and Development Team.
  • Dates offered: As needed.

Teaching Strategies Workshop

  • These interactive, hands-on workshops are designed to enhance Carey faculty's understanding of pedagogy while giving practical strategies to enhance teaching in the classroom. The workshops focus on best practices for teaching; effective strategies for conducting live (synchronous) online sessions and facilitating discussion forums; and technical and logistical guidelines. These workshops also include demonstrations of strategies for success in both onsite and online teaching, and feature insights by experienced faculty.
  • Facilitated by instructional teaching specialists.
  • Dates offered:
    • 1/16/19: Online Classroom Connections.
    • 5/17/19: Teaching Case Methods.

Online Course Development Debrief

  • These workshops provide new online faculty an opportunity to share their experiences in developing an online course. They also provide faculty with information on what to expect and major responsibilities during course delivery, as well as highlighting key policies related to online learning and resources available to faculty.
  • Facilitated by the Instructional Design and Development Team.
  • Dates offered:
    • 12/11/18: Spring 2019 Debrief.
    • Date TBD: Summer 2019 Debrief.

Teaching with Technology Webinars

  • These interactive webinars introduce and demonstrate various instructional technology applications available to faculty. These webinars focus on technologies that enable live web conferencing, screen capturing, interactive polling, online assessment, and other enhanced opportunities for student communication and collaboration.
  • Facilitated by the Multimedia Team and Instructional Design and Development Team
  • Dates offered:
    • 9/20/18: Making the Most of Exams with Respondus Lockdown Browser.
    • 10/18/18: Managing Assignments and Protecting Against Plagiarism in Blackboard.
    • 11/15/18: Creating Better Videos and Lecture Capture.
    • 11/15/18: Creating Better Videos and Lecture Capture.
    • 12/13/18: Winter's Coming -- Adobe Connect/Zoom Meeting Refresher.

Course Development Workshop

  • These workshops are designed for Course Leads and other interested faculty. The focus of these workshops includes revising course learning objectives, course assessments, and learning activities with the overall aim of ensuring that student learning at Carey is situated within a rigorous, coherent, and mission-driven curriculum.
  • Facilitated by Instructional Design and Development Team and Instructional Teaching Specialists.
  • Date offered:
    • 2/26/19: An Introduction to Onsite Course Development.

Academic year 17-18 Workshops

Online Teaching Strategies Workshop

  • A series of interactive, hands-on workshops designed especially for Carey faculty who are preparing to teach online for the first time, these workshops demonstrate strategies for success in online teaching practices and share insights from faculty with experience teaching online. The workshops focus on challenges of and best practices for teaching an online course; effective strategies for conducting live (synchronous) online classes and facilitating discussion forums; and technical and logistical guidelines for online teaching.
  • Date offered: 8/16/17.

Teaching Enhancement Workshops

  • A series of workshops designed for faculty to develop and refine foundational teaching skills and to adopt new teaching practices as part of continuing development of their teaching expertise. Workshops focus on sharing of research-based teaching practices, integrating instructional technologies, and critically reflecting on teaching.
  • Dates offered:
    • 12/8/17: Currents of Teaching.
    • 1/26/18: Sync Sessions.
    • 3/27/18: Career Development Office.
    • Spring 2018 Online Faculty Gathering, 3/08/18.

Academic year 16-17 Workshops

Online Teaching Strategies

  • A series of interactive, hands-on workshops designed especially for Carey faculty who are preparing to teach online for the first time, these workshops demonstrate strategies for success in online teaching practices and share insights from faculty with experience teaching online. The workshops focus on challenges of and best practices for teaching an online course; effective strategies for conducting live (synchronous) online classes and facilitating discussion forums; and technical and logistical guidelines for online teaching.
  • Dates offered: 8/16/16, 1/17/17, and 5/24/17.

Symposium

  • The Symposium on Online Teaching and Learning is an opportunity for all faculty, instructional teaching associates (ITAs), and teaching assistants (TAs) to share, discuss, and learn about innovative and effective online teaching strategies that faculty are using to enhance student learning and engagement in Carey’s online courses. This interactive discussion will focus on “Lessons Learned and Best Practices in Teaming and Teaching Online Courses during AY16,” and will be structured around insights from faculty, ITAs, and TAs regarding these common themes in online teaching.
  • Date offered: 9/29/16.

Carey Conversation

  • This series of small group discussions on teaching and learning is designed to help faculty learn from shared teaching experiences. Designed with smaller groups in mind, these conversations center on teaching dilemmas that may be curricular (designing a new course), instructional (improving student engagement large classes, incorporating experiential learning), or environmental (creating more inclusive classrooms, teaching diverse student populations). By analyzing the challenge and discussing possible solutions, participants will reflect on and share their own classroom experiences, as well as gain ideas for how to improve their teaching.
  •  Dates offered: 11/28/16 and 3/8/17.

Teaching Enhancement

  • This series of workshops is designed for faculty to develop and refine foundational teaching skills and to adopt new teaching practices as part of continuing development of their teaching expertise. Workshops focus on sharing of research-based teaching practices, integrating instructional technologies, and critically reflecting on teaching.
  • Dates offered:
    • 12/14/16: Essential Questions.
    • 2/22/17: Flipped Classroom.

Teaching with Technology

  • A series of interactive webinars introduces and demonstrates various uses of instructional technology applications available for faculty. Workshops will focus on instructional technologies that enable live web conferencing, screen capturing, interactive polling, online assessment, and enhanced opportunities for student communication and collaboration.
  • Dates offered:
    • 2/6/17: Adobe Connect.

Academic year 15-16 workshops

  • Symposium on Teaching and Learning
    • Date offered: 8/25/15.
  • Online Teaching Strategies
    • Dates offered: 10/6/15 and 1/13/16.
  • Teaching Strategies for Increased Student Engagement
    • Date offered: 10/26/15.
  • Teaching Workshop for 2nd-Year Faculty
    • Date offered: 3/2/16.
  • Zoom Demo
    • Date offered: 3/9/16.
  • Blackboard School
    • Grading Center Webinar: This webinar covers the ins and outs of the Blackboard Grade Center, including how to manage columns, create weighted totals, enact letter grading curves, and more. Learn about the various icons seen in an active course, see a fully functional grade center from week 1 through Finals, and understand how your grades and feedback appear on the student account level through both “My Grades” and the “Notification Center.”
    • Date offered: 11/23/15.
  • Assignment Tool Webinar
    • Take an in-depth look at the Assignment tool. This webinar will cover how to set up individual and group assignments, integrate rubrics, give students feedback, and integrate grade centers.
    • Dates offered: 9/22/15 and 10/20/15.
  • Cengage Mindlinks Demo
    • Date offered: 11/16/15.
  • Respondus Pilot
    • Date Offered: 10/27/15.
  • Adobe Connect
    • Adobe Connect meetings are a great way to make up classes. With Adobe Connect, faculty can hold live meetings online, share their desktop, and record supplemental lectures. Whether you are new to the system or just need a refresher, this workshop will cover set-up of meetings, screen sharing, recording, and other features.
    • Introductory Webinar.
      • Date offered: 9/15/15.
    • Refresher Webinar.
      • Date offered: 11/9/15.
    • Advanced Webinar.
      • Date offered: 10/13/15.
  • Tool of the Month: Turnitin
    • Date offered: 9/29/15.
  •  What’s New: Qwickly
    • 9/8/15.
  • Teaching by Case Method
    • Date Offered: 11/30/15.
  • Spring Fair
    • Date Offered: 4/16/16.

Academic year 14-15 workshops

  • Blackboard Q&A
    • This is an open training session to cover faculty questions about Blackboard.
    • Date Offered: 9/8/14.
  • Adobe Connect
    • Adobe Connect meetings are a great way to make up classes. With Adobe Connect faculty can hold live meetings online, share their desktop and record supplemental lectures. Whether you are new to the system or just need a refresher, this workshop will cover setup of meetings, screen sharing, recording and other features.
    • Dates offered: 10/13/14 and 12/8/14.
  • Taskstream Webinar
    • Dates offered: 9/2/14 and 9/18/14.
  • Turnitin
    • A workshop on how to use TurnItIn for checking students’ work for originality and grading.
    • Date offered: 10/27/14.
  • TurningPoint Respondus
    • A workshop on how to use TurningPoint ResponseWare.
    • Dates offered: 11/3/14 and 11/6/14.
  • Panopto
    • As of fall 2014, Panopto is available to all faculty for free within Blackboard. Panopto is an easy-to-use solution for flipping the classroom, lecture capture, video management, and more. Panopto’s desktop recorder allows you to easily record from a webcam, capture your desktop, or record PPTs with voiceover.
    • Download the PPT Deck
    • Date offered: 11/10/14.
  • Developing and Teaching a Course
    • This webinar focuses on effective instructional strategies for developing and teaching a course. Instructional strategies addressed will include identifying course outcomes, building course content, selecting instructional methods and materials, motivating students, assessing student learning, and providing feedback to students.
    • Download the PPT Deck
    • Date offered: 11/20/14.
  • Effective Lecturing Webinar
    • This webinar presents useful strategies and guidelines for preparing and presenting effective lectures. It will also focus on best practices for making lectures more dynamic and interactive. Webinar activities will assist participants in the implementation of effective lecturing strategies to create engaging and motivating lectures.
    • Download the PPT Deck
    • Date offered: 1/29/15.
  • Piazza
    • A training session to teach Piazza as a tool for online discussions.
    • Date offered: 2/16/15.
  • Designing Learning Activities And Projects Webinar
    • A webinar session focusing on designing learning activities and projects as alternatives and supplements to lectures.
    • Date offered 3/19/15.
  • Games and Simulations Webinar
    • "Edutainment" is an evolving form of instruction that incorporates classic gaming elements into existing course materials to better engage 21st-century learners. This webinar will cover the basic concepts, real-world examples, and a demonstration of various tools that are available to help you engage your students.
    • Download the PPT Deck
    • Date offered: 4/13/15.
  • Online Learning: Best Practices
    • A session to cover best practices and lessons learned related to online learning.
    • Date offered: 4/25/15.

Academic year 13-14 workshops

  • Bloom’s Taxonomy
    • This workshop will introduce Bloom’s Taxonomy and its implications for education and focus on writing effective learning objectives and aligning assessments with learning objectives. Professor Phillip Phan will share his experience working with Bloom’s Taxonomy for writing learning objectives and creating assessments in his courses.
    • Download Presentation
    • Date offered: 2/25/14.
  • Case Method Teaching
    • This workshop introduced Case Method Teaching and provided hands-on experience for workshop participants. Dr. James Clawson, Johnson and Higgins Professor of Business Administration at Darden Graduate School of Business, facilitated discussions on how adults learn, modeled a Case Method Teaching approach, and conducted a Q&A session with participants.
    • Watch Part 1
    • Watch Part 2
    • Date offered: 4/5/14.

Additional technology webinars

Prezi

  • Prezi is a free cloud-based PowerPoint alternative. With Prezi, you can present from your browser, desktop, iPad, or iPhone and always have the latest version of your work at your fingertips. Create or edit on the go, then auto-sync across all your devices with ease.

Qwickly

  • Update your Blackboard sites more quickly using the new Qwickly™ platform. This free, time-saving tool is perfect for any instructor who is teaching multiple sections at a time. Post announcements, send emails, and create content for multiple sites with a single click. Qwickly™ also integrates with cloud storage services, including Dropbox, Google Drive, and JHBox.

Turnitin Webinar 

  • Turnitin is the Carey Business School’s premier software for checking student work for originality. Integrating seamlessly with Blackboard, Turnitin compares student papers against the current/archived Internet, thousands of publications/journals, and a database of student papers from universities across the globe. This webinar will cover setting up assignments, reading originality reports, and grading features, including the Voice Comments feature.
  • Download the PPT Deck

VoiceThread

  • VoiceThread is a multimedia collaboration and discussion tool that can be used as a standalone tool or embedded into your Blackboard course sites. Learn how to set up and deploy VoiceThread on your course sites and participate in a sample VoiceThread collaboration.
  • Download the PPT Deck