OTL Events

Fall 2019 Events

August

Aug 12: Canvas Work Day

August 12 | FL 515 (OTL Lab)

Aug 13: New Faculty Orientation

August 13 | 8:30am-4pm | Fulton Library Lakeview Room

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Aug 15: Introducing Canvas

August 15 | 12-1pm | FL 515 (The Lab)

Become familiar in how to import content, create, organize, and leverage materials to enhance your classroom’s experience using desktop and mobile devices.

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Aug 15: Faculty Senate Welcome Back Reception

August 15 | 2-4pm | CB Atrium

Aug 15: New Adjunct Orientation

August 15 | 5:30-7pm | CB 510

*This event will also be offered on August 17 | 9:30-11am | CB 510

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Aug 16: Introducing Canvas

August 16 | 12-1pm | FL 515 (The Lab)

Become familiar in how to import content, create, organize, and leverage materials to enhance your classroom’s experience using desktop and mobile devices.

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Aug 17: New Adjunct Orientation

August 17 | 9:30-11am | CB 510

*This event will also be offered on August 15 | 5:30-7pm | CB 510

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Aug 22: Introducing Canvas Commons

August 22 | 12-1pm | FL 515 (The Lab)

Canvas Commons is a new learning object repository that enables educators to share, find, and import resources.

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Aug 27: Introducing Kaltura

August 27 | 12-1pm | FL 515 (The Lab)

An Introduction to Kaltura Video and how it enables video quizzes & lecture capture options that are built into your canvas class.

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Aug 29: Introducing Unicheck

August 29 | 12-1pm | FL 515 (The Lab)

Gain insight on establishing assignments, grading & giving feedback with Plagiarism Checking tools at UVU.

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September

Sep 3: Presentation Tools for the Class

September 3 | 12-1pm | FL 515 (The Lab)

Want to get your students attention? This sparkshop gives you the skill to identify digital presentation tools and creatively enhance teaching and student learning experiences.

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Sep 5: Remote Teaching

September 5 | 12-1pm | FL 515 (The Lab)

Bring remote resources to your students pocket with synchronous technology.

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Sep 6: HEA Fellows Breakfast

September 6 | 8-9am | Lakeview

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Sep 10: Introducing OneNote Classroom Notebook

September 10 | 12-1pm | FL 515 (The Lab)

Microsoft’s OneNote Class Notebook offers a workspace for students and a collaboration space for creative activities.

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Sep 11: Writing Workshop 1

September 11 | 2-5pm | FL 505

This first of three writing pedagogy workshops focuses on ways to develop writing assignments that emphasize your purpose for the writing task and its desired outcomes, write assignment descriptions that clearly communicate your expectations to students, and develop a rubric that guides students toward effective completion of the writing task.

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Sep 12: Introducing Kaltura

September 15 | 5:30-7pm | CB 510

An Introduction to Kaltura Video and how it enables video quizzes & lecture capture options that are built into your canvas class.

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Sep 12: Large Class Lunch and Learn

September 12 | 12-1pm | Fulton Library Timpanogos Room

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Sep 14: Fall Conference

September 14 | 8:30-1pm | Centre Stage

Guest Speaker: Saundra McGuire

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Sep 17: Grading Simplified

September 17 | 12-1pm | FL 515 (The Lab)

Simplify your grading and feedback. Gain insights from frequently asked questions.

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Sep 19: Introducing Unicheck

September 19 | 12-1pm | FL 515 (The Lab)

Gain insight on establishing assignments, grading & giving feedback with Plagiarism Checking tools at UVU.

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Sep 19: Cultural Identity

September 19 | 2-4pm | FL 505

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Sep 24: Introducing Canvas Commons

September 24 | 12-1pm | FL 515 (The Lab)

Canvas Commons is a new learning object repository that enables educators to share, find, and import resources.

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Sep 26: Writing Workshop 1

September 26 | 12-2pm | FL 502

This first of three writing pedagogy workshops focuses on ways to develop writing assignments that emphasize your purpose for the writing task and its desired outcomes, write assignment descriptions that clearly communicate your expectations to students, and develop a rubric that guides students toward effective completion of the writing task.

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Sep 26: Introducing 360/VR Class Engagements 

September 26 | 12-1pm | FL 515 (The Lab)

Hands on opportunity to explore technology and create 360 photographs & VR content for your course. Bring your creativity.

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October

Oct 1: Presentation Tools for the Class

October 1 | 12-1pm | FL 515 (The Lab)

Want to get your students attention? This sparkshop gives you the skill to identify digital presentation tools and creatively enhance teaching and student learning experiences.

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Oct 3: Beautifying Canvas Content

October 3 | 12-1pm | FL 515 (The Lab)

Online Content is beautiful and sometimes all that we’ve made just needs a brush up instead of a rewrite.

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Oct 4: Grading Simplified

October 4 | 12-1pm | FL 515 (The lab)

Simplify your grading and feedback. Gain insights from frequently asked questions.

I'M INTERESTED

Oct 8: Introducing Digication

October 8 | 12-1pm | FL 515 (The Lab)

Digication e-Portfolios help students showcase and reflect on their work. e-Portfolios can also help departments with assessment.

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Oct 9: Writing Workshop 2

October 9 | 2-4pm | FL 505

This second writing pedagogy workshop covers ways of effectively teaching writing in the classroom. It covers different strategies you could teach throughout the multiple stages of the writing process, making decisions about what instruction to prioritize, modeling, and effectively utilizing campus tutoring resources.

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Oct 10: Introducing OneNote Classroom Notebook

October 10 | 2-5pm | FL 505

Microsoft’s OneNote Class Notebook offers a workspace for students and a collaboration space for creative activities.

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Oct 11: University College Conference on Student Success

 

Oct 15: The Showcase

October 15 | SB Atrium

 

Oct 16: Equity Pedagogy

October 16 | 1-2pm | FL 213

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Oct 17-19: Great Teachers' Summit

If interested, please contact Ursula Sorensen.

Oct 22: Learning Principles and Practices (Teaching Large Classes)

October 22 | 2-3:30pm | FL 505

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Oct 24: Writing Workshop 2

Oct 24 | 12-2pm | FL 502

This second writing pedagogy workshop covers ways of effectively teaching writing in the classroom. It covers different strategies you could teach throughout the multiple stages of the writing process, making decisions about what instruction to prioritize, modeling, and effectively utilizing campus tutoring resources.

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Oct 28: Autism in the Classroom I

October 28 | 12-2pm | NB 201-203 in the Melisa Nellesen Center for Autism

You interact with neurodiverse individuals everyday, but sometimes invisible disabilities may not be obvious at first glance. This course is designed to increase awareness and understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Each individual experience with autism is unique, and there are varying degrees of support needed. This course focuses on the skillset and capacities of students you may encounter on a college campus. You will be provided with tools that are designed to be universally implemented, and will improve teaching and learning for all students.  You will be empowered to utilize best practice principles that support UVU’s values, including Exceptional Care. Please join us as we develop a campus of belonging for students, faculty and staff at Utah Valley University. 

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Oct 29: Remote Teaching

October 29 | 12-1pm | FL 515 (The Lab)

Bring remote resources to your students pocket with synchronous technology.

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Oct 31: Beautifying Canvas Content

October 31 | 12-1pm | FL 515 (The Lab)

Online Content is beautiful and sometimes all that we’ve made just needs a brush up instead of a rewrite.

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November

Nov 6: Writing Workshop 3

November 6 | 2-4pm | FL 505

This final writing pedagogy workshop covers the differences between responding and grading as well as strategies for efficiently completing each task. It will cover ways of responding to students in the middle of their process without overcommenting, the kinds of responses that would lead to more effective revision from students, and how to speed up grading by focusing only on rubric requirements.

I'M INTERESTED

Nov 12: Introducing Digication

November 12 | 12-1pm | FL 515 (The Lab)

Digication e-Portfolios help students showcase and reflect on their work. e-Portfolios can also help departments with assessment.

I'M INTERESTED

Nov 13: Introducing Unicheck

November 13 | 12-1pm | FL 515 (The lab)

Gain insight on establishing assignments, grading & giving feedback with Plagiarism Checking tools at UVU.

I'M INTERESTED

Nov 14: Culturally Relevant Pedagogy

November 14 | 2-4pm | FL 505

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Nov 19: Introducing 360/VR Class Engagements

November 19 | 12-1pm | FL 515 (The Lab)

Hands on opportunity to explore technology and create 360 photographs & VR content for your course. Bring your creativity.

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Nov 19: The First Day of Class (Teaching Large Classes)

November 19 | 2-3:30pm | FL 505

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Nov 21: Writing Workshop 3

November 21 | 12-2pm | FL 502

This final writing pedagogy workshop covers the differences between responding and grading as well as strategies for efficiently completing each task. It will cover ways of responding to students in the middle of their process without overcommenting, the kinds of responses that would lead to more effective revision from students, and how to speed up grading by focusing only on rubric requirements.

I'M INTERESTED

December

Dec 3: Grading Simplified

December 3 | 12-1pm  | FL 515 (The Lab)

Simplify your grading and feedback. Gain insights from frequently asked questions.

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