Center for Teaching Excellence and Learning (C-TEL)

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Email: ctel@washburn.edu, location: Morgan Hall 204, phone: 785.670.2835 (CTEL), hours: 9-3 Mon-Fri

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Webinars

Webinars are all from the Magna Commons and over a variety of topics. The ones we will be presenting as part of Wednesday Webinar are 20 minutes in length with time left for discussion afterwards.

If you would like to watch webinars on your own, you will be awarded a badge for every 60 minutes you watch (it takes THREE 20 minute webinars to earn a badge). Send an email to ctel@washburn.edu with the title of the webinar, the date you watched it, and it's length to receive badges.

Click here for instructions to access the webinars on your own computer

2017-2018 Schedule

September

Wednesday Webinar: How Do I Create a Lively, Yet Functional, Online Classroom?

Wednesday, September 20, 3:30-4:30
Morgan Hall room 205
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Explore ways to run an efficient, predictable online classroom and, at the same time, make students feel that they have an authentic, transparent relationship with you.


Dr. Kathy Obear Webinar on How To Facilitate Difficult Dialogues in the Classroom

Tuesday, September 19, 1:00-2:30
Memorial Union Kansas room
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Many faculty members are experiencing a significant increase in both the frequency and the intensity of difficult dialogues in their classrooms. Their ability to engage students and facilitate meaningful dialogue in these moments not only furthers learning, but can also impact student success. Mismanaged conversations often result in unresolved issues, misunderstanding, and simmering conflict that undermine learning outcomes and campus-wide goals to create inclusive campus environments.


October

Wednesday Webinar: What are the Secrets to Providing Highly Effective Feedback?

Wednesday, October 18, 3:30-4:30
Morgan Hall room 205
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You’ll learn ways to give substantive feedback and recycle comments to save time and effort. You’ll see the type of questions that help or hinder student achievement and acquire tips to ignite students’ curiosity, respect their thinking, and stoke their engagement.


November

Wednesday Webinar: Writing Better Multiple Choice Questions

Wednesday, November 15, 3:30-4:30
Morgan Hall room 205
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Examine common question-writing pitfalls and learn item analysis, so you can examine the performance of your questions and determine how to refine them for next time.


February

Wednesday Webinar: How Can I Implement UDL in the Next 20 Minutes?

Wednesday, February 7, 3:30-4:30
Morgan Hall room 203
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Universal Design for Learning (UDL) guides the development of flexible learning environments that can accommodate individual learning differences. Discover how UDL benefits all students and gives extra support to vulnerable groups, including single parents, working students, and military learners.


March

Wednesday Webinar: How Can I Implement UDL in the Next 20 Days?

Wednesday, March 7, 3:30-4:30
Morgan Hall room 203
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Universal Design for Learning (UDL) guides the development of flexible learning environments that can accommodate individual learning differences. This program covers four effective UDL strategies that go beyond legal compliance requirements. You will finish with a 20-day plan to customize a learning experience for all students that will last throughout the course and beyond the classroom.


Wednesday Webinar: How Can I Implement UDL in the Next 20 Months?

Wednesday, March 28, 3:30-4:30
Morgan Hall room 203
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Universal Design for Learning (UDL) guides the development of flexible learning environments that can accommodate individual learning differences. In this program, you’ll discover specific places where students benefit the most from UDL principles. You’ll see how to provide learners with full alternative paths through your courses—and how to execute this in about 20 months.

More to come...