TLSS Training and Events Program

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The Teaching and Learning Support Service (TLSS) is pleased to present its Training and event Program, which is a series of various activities designed to allow all faculty members to improve their knowledge and skills in learning and teaching.

We are also offering webinars. This means you will be able to attend some live sessions at the location of your choice. 

Click on one of the events below to see the event details and register.     

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Webinar – Open Digital Publishing with Pressbooks

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Mélanie Brunet, Copyright Services Librarian

Thinking of adapting or creating an open textbook or another open educational resource? You have received a SOPI grant and are looking for a platform to host the content you will be sharing under a Creative Commons licence? You can use the Pressbooks publishing platform available through eCampusOntario! Here is an example: Using Game-Based Learning Online.

In this introductory webinar, you will learn how to access the platform, its basic features, how to create a book, and how to import an existing book to adapt it. 

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the webinar.

Thursday, 20 May 2021 - 13:30 to 14:30

Initiative to Support Program Internationalization 2021

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Curriculum internationalization is the process of integrating global, international and intercultural perspectives into a curriculum, in terms of content, pedagogical approach and learning outcomes, in order to develop professionals and global citizens. - (adapted from: Betty Leask, Internationalization of the curriculum, Routledge, 2015)

Trainer: Betty Leask, world-renowned specialist in internationalization of the curriculum.
Target Audience: Training for faculty, lecturers, curriculum and course development specialists, TLSS, and interested faculty leaders. 
Language: English with simultaneous translation to French via Zoom

The internationalization of the curriculum will contribute to meeting several goals in internationalization as well as for inclusion and diversification of knowledge from diverse origins in order to enrich the academic experience of teaching and learning. Both the teacher and the student will play active and mutually enriching roles.

Participation in all four parts of the course is mandatory.

May 26, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. (part 1)
June 2, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. (part 2)
June 9, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. (part 3)
June 16, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. (part 4)

 

For more information on Initiative, the call for projects and prizes, see the Internationalization of the Curriculum resource page of the International Office.

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the training.

Wednesday, 26 May 2021 - 08:00 to 09:00

Webinar – Course Design: Aiming for an Agile Model

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Do you want to adapt your teaching to better meet the needs and interests of your students? The use of technology could make your courses more dynamic, and above all offer a certain flexibility during this period of uncertainty. This webinar will provide an overview of the important elements to consider when designing a course in a variety of modalities (such as, synchronous, bimodal, blended, asynchronous).

We will suggest strategies and tools to help you organize, adapt, and develop the resources needed to revisit your teaching approaches and aim towards a more agile model.

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the webinar.

 

Tuesday, 01 June 2021 - 15:00 to 16:00

Webinar – Open Educational Resources (OER): What They Are and How to Find Them

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Mélanie Brunet, Copyright Services Librarian

Looking for teaching materials to integrate to your courses and that all your students will be able to access on the first day, wherever they are? Consider using open educational resources! OER are free and can be reused and adapted to your course without the usual copyright restrictions. Sign up for this webinar to learn how to identify open educational resources, how to look for them on the Web, and how they can have a positive impact on your teaching and your students.

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the webinar.

Wednesday, 02 June 2021 - 11:00 to 12:00

Webinar – Virtual Learning Space: Strategies to Foster Student Engagement

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Join us and explore how the Virtual Campus (Brightspace) can support your teaching and students’ learning. Whether you are designing a course using a bimodal approach, one that is completely online, or you want to use the Virtual Campus to enhance your face-to-face courses - this webinar will allow you to discover the potential of this virtual learning space. 

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the webinar.

 

Wednesday, 02 June 2021 - 14:30 to 16:00

Webinar – Instructional Practice in a Bimodal Context: Effective Strategies

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Are you planning to offer a course using a bimodal approach for the first time? This webinar will review the essential components from how to plan your synchronous meetings to the technological equipment available. We will also suggest teaching strategies to provide a rich and stimulating learning experience for all your students.

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the webinar.

 

Thursday, 03 June 2021 - 15:00 to 16:00

Webinar - Working with a Teaching Assistant: a Rewarding and Supportive Experience

You have just learned that you will have a teaching assistant (TA) for one or more of your courses. How can you make the most of this additional help in designing your courses, using technology, or carrying out evaluation tasks? How can you develop a work plan that is relevant and that will allow you to leverage the expertise, experience, and enthusiasm of your TA. This webinar will provide a variety of suggestions and ideas for establishing a productive working dynamic between you and your TA.

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the webinar.

Friday, 04 June 2021 - 11:00 to 12:00

Webinar – Course Design: Aiming for an Agile Model

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Do you want to adapt your teaching to better meet the needs and interests of your students? The use of technology could make your courses more dynamic, and above all offer a certain flexibility during this period of uncertainty. This webinar will provide an overview of the important elements to consider when designing a course in a variety of modalities (such as, synchronous, bimodal, blended, asynchronous).

We will suggest strategies and tools to help you organize, adapt, and develop the resources needed to revisit your teaching approaches and aim towards a more agile model.

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the webinar.

 

Monday, 07 June 2021 - 13:00 to 14:00

Webinar – Copyright and Creative Commons Licences for SOPI Grant Recipients

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Mélanie Brunet, Copyright Services Librarian

Congratulations! You have received a Shared Online Project Initiative (SOPI) grant and will be releasing your project under a Creative Commons licence. But what does that entail? What happens to your intellectual property? Can you use resources from the Library’s collections for your project? Can you incorporate third-party content protected by copyright and does fair dealing apply? How can you combine content published under different licences? This webinar will provide answers to these questions and more to ensure that your SOPI project is open and reusable while respecting copyright. Carleton University partners are welcome to attend!

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the webinar.

Tuesday, 08 June 2021 - 10:00 to 11:00

Webinar – Virtual Learning Space: Strategies to Foster Student Engagement

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Join us and explore how the Virtual Campus (Brightspace) can support your teaching and students’ learning. Whether you are designing a course using a bimodal approach, one that is completely online, or you want to use the Virtual Campus to enhance your face-to-face courses - this webinar will allow you to discover the potential of this virtual learning space. 

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the webinar.

 

Tuesday, 08 June 2021 - 13:00 to 14:30

Webinar – Instructional Practice in a Bimodal Context: Effective Strategies

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Are you planning to offer a course using a bimodal approach for the first time? This webinar will review the essential components from how to plan your synchronous meetings to the technological equipment available. We will also suggest teaching strategies to provide a rich and stimulating learning experience for all your students.

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the webinar.

 

Wednesday, 09 June 2021 - 13:00 to 14:00

Webinar - Adding Multimedia to your Course

Would you like to add multimedia features to your course? Do you think short videos or audio clips could help support your students' learning? This short webinar will propose different ways (from the simplest... to more complex) to add multimedia to your courses. We will review, above all, how to respect important pedagogical and technical principles.

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the webinar.

 

Thursday, 10 June 2021 - 13:00 to 14:00

Webinar – Academic Integrity: How Does It Apply to Your Course?

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How to juggle evaluations and academic integrity? Join us for this webinar on academic integrity. We will share evaluation strategies that can increase student learning and uphold a positive and optimal pedagogical environment. The tips and tricks presented are useful for courses offered both at a distance and in a face-to-face setting.

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the webinar.

 

Friday, 11 June 2021 - 11:00 to 12:00

Webinar – Effective Strategies for Facilitating Discussion Forums in the Virtual Campus (Brightspace)

Discussion forums can play an important role in a distance/online course. Join us and learn more about how this tool works in the Virtual Campus. We will explore different strategies to make these learning spaces rich and stimulating for students.

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the webinar.

 

Tuesday, 15 June 2021 - 14:00 to 15:00

Webinar – Beyond True and False

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Core strategies to improve authenticity and challenge, and reduce opportunities for academic misconduct with the Quiz Tool in Virtual Campus (Brightspace)

In this webinar, we will explore advanced functionality of the Quiz tool. Specifically, how instructors can leverage question and quiz design strategies, such as questions type selection, randomization, question pools, and timing to produce more complex and authentic examinations in Virtual Campus (Brightspace). We will also review how these strategies can help manage concerns regarding academic integrity of online examinations and the functions of Respondus.

*Note that this webinar assumes some familiarity with the quiz tool and will not cover creating or grading quizzes, for more information on those processes, please see our videos and guides.

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the webinar.

 

Wednesday, 16 June 2021 - 10:00 to 11:30

Webinar - Podcasting in Education: What Are the Benefits and Where to Start?

Are you thinking about integrating podcasts in your next course? Learn the benefits and get a hands-on demonstration in recording and editing using Audacity!

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the webinar.

Thursday, 17 June 2021 - 13:00 to 14:00

Webinar – Tracking your Students’ Progress: Simple Tools to Leverage in Virtual Campus (Brightspace)

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The Virtual Campus environment allows you to create learning activities and use assessment tools to track students’ progress in your courses. In this webinar, we will look at a variety of ways to use that information. For example, to assess the understanding of assigned readings, continue learning that began in class, provide a discussion space to consolidate concepts, and create peer validation activities. In addition, we will explore the potential of the “Class Progress” tool. Join us and experiment with simple strategies that have a direct impact on the quality of student experience.

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the webinar.

Friday, 18 June 2021 - 13:00 to 14:00

Webinar – Rubrics: Unpacking the Columns and Rows

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Rubrics are a common strategy in our toolboxes but are we using them effectively? This webinar will delve into the world of assessment by exploring rubrics. You will find out how rubrics can, for example, assess students’ achievement of learning outcomes, promote fair grading practices, and provide timely and useful feedback. By the end of this webinar, you will be able to: (a) understand the advantages and limitations of rubrics, (b) differentiate between different types of rubrics, and (c) create rubrics for your courses in Virtual Campus (Brightspace).

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the webinar.

Monday, 21 June 2021 - 13:00 to 14:30

Webinar – Creating and Integrating Interactive Learning Objects with H5P Studio

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Mélanie Brunet, Copyright Services Librarian

Looking for a free, one-stop shop to create, share and discover interactive learning objects like quizzes, timelines and interactive images? eCampusOntario’s H5P Studio is for you! In this introductory workshop, you will learn how to find and reuse existing interactive elements and how to create your own using the open-source H5P plugin. You will also learn how to add this interactive content to your courses in Brightspace.

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the webinar.

Thursday, 24 June 2021 - 11:00 to 12:00

Webinar - Working with a Teaching Assistant: a Rewarding and Supportive Experience

You have just learned that you will have a teaching assistant (TA) for one or more of your courses. How can you make the most of this additional help in designing your courses, using technology, or carrying out evaluation tasks? How can you develop a work plan that is relevant and that will allow you to leverage the expertise, experience, and enthusiasm of your TA. This webinar will provide a variety of suggestions and ideas for establishing a productive working dynamic between you and your TA.

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the webinar.

Thursday, 24 June 2021 - 13:00 to 14:00
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