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Strategies for Student Engagement

Discover strategies to improve engagement in your classroom and support student success.

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Date: Friday October 6, 2017
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Duration: 90 minutes
Location: ERC 1058
Cost: Free
Facilitator(s): Bridgette Atkins, Steven Crawford, Joe Garofalo, Matthew Stranach

Description

Though video content can be an excellent element of any course, choosing or creating effective educational videos can be challenging.Informed by research on viewing habits in courses with video content, this workshop will explore good practices for developing or selecting engaging videos.

Learning Objectives

This workshop will:

  • Discuss best practices for creating effective educational videos.
  • Lead participants through best practices for developing or selecting engaging videos.
  • Additionally, software for creating videos will be shared.

Requirements

  • Participants of all levels of experience with large classes are welcome to attend.

Contact

For questions, please email teachingandlearning@uoit.ca

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Date: Thursday September 20, 2017
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Duration: 120 minutes
Location: Online
Cost: Free
Facilitator(s): Bridgette Atkins, Matthew Stranach

Description

Large classes can present a range of administrative and engagement challenges. In this discussion-based workshop, participants will have a chance to share experiences and questions regarding teaching large classes at UOIT.

Learning Objectives

This workshop will:

  • Provide strategies from faculty with experience teaching large classes will be shared.
  • Allow participants to explore in pairs or small groups active learning techniques that may be applied in large classes.
  • Allow participants to share experiences and questions regarding teaching large classes at UOIT

Requirements

  • Participants of all levels of experience with large classes are welcome to attend.
  • Access to the Internet.
  • We recommend you use a headset for the break out sessions.

Contact

For questions, please email teachingandlearning@uoit.ca

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