Oakland University Workshop Calendar

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Teaching through Tragedy and Conflict


Description : In our classes, how do we address troubling local, national, and global events as they take a toll on our students and ourselves? To what extent do we directly discuss and acknowledge these occurrences while continuing the set course plan? We will discuss and share ways to meaningfully connect with and support students amid disruption.
Wed, March 6, 2024, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dept. / Series : CETL / Hot Topics
Location : 430R Kresge Library
Seats Left : 44
HYFLEX FORMAT: This session will take place on campus in the Learning Lab (430R Kresge Library) along with an online streaming option. During registration, please indicate whether you will be attending on campus or online. Zoom link for online attendees.

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e-LIS: Tech Focus - Group Activities with Google Slides


Description : Are you looking for an easy tool to facilitate group activities? Whether you are teaching in person, fully online, hybrid, or HyFlex, Google Slides might be the right fit for you! With Google Slides, students can build collaborative presentations and work on other visually engaging activities, regardless of where they are in the world. You and your students can simultaneously edit files and communicate in real-time, making remote collaboration easy and low-stress. In this hands-on workshop, you'll participate in an introduction activity where you will build a simple slide to introduce yourself to the other workshop participants. You'll walk away with a template for facilitating your own Google Slide activity, and resources for learning more. We'll also spend a bit of time discussing Google Jamboard. Space is limited, so sign up today! If you have any questions, you can reach out to idteam@oakland.edu. The Zoom link can be found in our e-LIS Workshop eSpace: https://espace.oakland.edu/course/view.php?id=1573
Wed, March 13, 2024, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dept. / Series : ELIS / e-LIS General Workshops
Location : Online
Seats Left : 18

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How Communication Style Affects Racial Interaction


Description : Part 1 of 2. Attend one or both sessions. Often our approach to racial questions is only “skin deep.” Here we will get into deeper ways “race” shows up in our emotional capacities and bodily habits, paying particular attention to what one author calls “black and white styles in conflict,” working to expand our awareness and repertoire of response.
Wed, March 13, 2024, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dept. / Series : CETL / Teaching Talks, from OU Faculty
Location : 430R Kresge Library
Seats Left : 38
HYFLEX FORMAT: This session will take place on campus in the Learning Lab (430R Kresge Library) along with an online streaming option. During registration, please indicate whether you will be attending on campus or online. Zoom link for online attendees.

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The “Case” for Cultivating Belonging


Description : How do we cultivate a sense of belonging that makes students feel welcome, acknowledging and supporting student individualities, especially those who are historically excluded? We will define and challenge our assumptions on inclusivity in the classroom using an interactive case study on the topic of first-generation student belonging.
Thu, March 14, 2024, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Dept. / Series : CETL / Teaching Toolbox
Location : 430R Kresge Library
Seats Left : 43
HYFLEX FORMAT: This session will take place on campus in the Learning Lab (430R Kresge Library) along with an online streaming option. During registration, please indicate whether you will be attending on campus or online. Zoom link for online attendees.

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How to Plan a Course and Class Activities


Description : As a result of this session, you will be able to effectively design your course, including the development of a syllabus that effectively communicates class expectations, the identification of strategies to maximize student engagement as well as identify evidence based learning activities and assessment strategies.
Tue, March 19, 2024, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Dept. / Series : CETL / Graduate Series
Location : 430R Kresge Library
Seats Left : 23
HYFLEX FORMAT: This session will take place on campus in the Learning Lab (430R Kresge Library) along with an online streaming option. During registration, please indicate whether you will be attending on campus or online. Zoom link for online attendees.

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e-LIS: Tech Focus - Sharing Podcasts and Accessible Audio Content


Description : Do you love listening to podcasts? Maybe you've started incorporating them into your courses, or maybe you want to. In this workshop, we'll cover the best practices for sharing podcasts in your course. In this hands-on session, you'll build your own Moodle Page with an embedded podcast player, so students can listen right in Moodle! We'll also talk about important accessibility considerations, the basics of finding or making a transcript, and a few tips for recording your own audio content. Space is limited, so sign up today! If you have any questions, you can reach out to idteam@oakland.edu. The Zoom link can be found in our e-LIS Workshop eSpace: https://espace.oakland.edu/course/view.php?id=1573
Wed, March 20, 2024, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dept. / Series : ELIS / e-LIS General Workshops
Location : Online
Seats Left : 19

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Getting to The Deeper Structures of Race


Description : Part 2 of 2. Part 1 attendance not required for Part 2. Often our approach to racial questions is only “skin deep.” Here we will get into deeper ways “race” shows up in our emotional capacities and bodily habits, paying particular attention to what one author calls “black and white styles in conflict,” working to expand our awareness and repertoire of response.
Wed, March 20, 2024, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dept. / Series : CETL / Teaching Talks, from OU Faculty
Location : 430R Kresge Library
Seats Left : 44
HYFLEX FORMAT: This session will take place on campus in the Learning Lab (430R Kresge Library) along with an online streaming option. During registration, please indicate whether you will be attending on campus or online. Zoom link for online attendees.

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Collaborative Classrooms: Student Perspectives on Getting Everyone Involved


Description : This event focuses on creating a collaborative classroom, where all participants in the class buy-in to active learning. This event is all about sparking dialogue to help the University achieve its goals outlined in the New Strategic Plan, that include improving Student Engagement.
Thu, March 21, 2024, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Dept. / Series : CETL / Student Panel
Location : 430R Kresge Library
Seats Left : 75
HYFLEX FORMAT: This session will take place on campus in the Learning Lab (430R Kresge Library) along with an online streaming option. During registration, please indicate whether you will be attending on campus or online. Zoom link for online attendees.

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e-LIS: Best Practices - PreAssessments with H5P quizzes


Description : A weekly pre-assessment quiz will allow you to gather info on what students know what parts your students are familiar with prior to instruction. It also gives your students some areas to pay closer attention. Setup, scoring, and feedback will be demonstrated in this workshop.
Tue, March 26, 2024, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dept. / Series : ELIS / e-LIS General Workshops
Location : Online
Seats Left : 19

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e-LIS: Benefits & Strategies for a Properly Setup Moodle Gradebook


Description : Have you ever been confused setting up your gradebook in Moodle? Are your students asking you to put your grades in Moodle and you aren't sure how to do it? Have you never used the Moodle gradebook because it seems too complicated? Are you an experienced Moodle gradebook user curious to learn more about this powerful feature? This workshop is designed to give you the knowledge to construct your gradebook confidently in Moodle. Learn how to create weighted or non-weighed gradebooks and how you can simplify the gradebook for you and your students.
Wed, March 27, 2024, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dept. / Series : ELIS / e-LIS General Workshops
Location : Online
Seats Left : 18

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e-LIS: Best Practices for Classroom Technology for HyFlex Classes


Description : eLIS has partnered with Classroom Support to deliver this workshop to demonstrate best practices for HyFlex classes. The workshop will take place in one of the classrooms setup as "Grizzflex." Even if you do no teach in a classroom outfitted with extra cameras and mics like the Grizzflex classrooms, there will still be information and best practices to make best use of the classrooms you are teaching. A link to an eSpace will be provided ahead of time so you can have early access to HyFlex teaching information.
Thu, March 28, 2024, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dept. / Series : ELIS / e-LIS General Workshops
Location : e-Learning - 4th floor Kresge Library
Seats Left : 19

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e-LIS: Best Practices - Moodle Introduction for New Users


Description : Are students asking you to use Moodle more in your face-to-face course? Have you avoided using Moodle because you are just not a techie? Then this workshop is for you! We will explore simple ways to use Moodle that will make life easier for any level computer user. You will learn about Moodle?s main communication tools, ways to organize class content, resources and the gradebook. We will also look at the advantages of using Moodle for faculty and students, as well as other training services available through e-LIS.
Tue, April 2, 2024, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dept. / Series : ELIS / e-LIS General Workshops
Location : Online
Seats Left : 17

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Designing Short-Term Programs for International Students


Description : This session will discuss creating engaging short courses for international guest students using the Freshwater Ecology of Guatemala and the Great Lakes program as a model. Topics include curriculum design, logistical and cultural concerns, international partnerships, and grant applications. Facilitated by the Office of Global Engagement.
Wed, April 3, 2024, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Dept. / Series : CETL / Teaching Talks, from OU Faculty
Location : 430R Kresge Library
Seats Left : 49
HYFLEX FORMAT: This session will take place on campus in the Learning Lab (430R Kresge Library) along with an online streaming option. During registration, please indicate whether you will be attending on campus or online. Zoom link for online attendees.

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e-LIS: Benefits & Strategies for a Properly Setup Moodle Gradebook


Description : Have you ever been confused setting up your gradebook in Moodle? Are your students asking you to put your grades in Moodle and you aren't sure how to do it? Have you never used the Moodle gradebook because it seems too complicated? Are you an experienced Moodle gradebook user curious to learn more about this powerful feature? This workshop is designed to give you the knowledge to construct your gradebook confidently in Moodle. Learn how to create weighted or non-weighed gradebooks and how you can simplify the gradebook for you and your students.
Wed, April 3, 2024, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dept. / Series : ELIS / e-LIS General Workshops
Location : Online
Seats Left : 17

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Get the Most Out of End-of-Semester Student Feedback


Description : Are you interested in using student feedback to improve your teaching, but find “course evaluations” to be limiting? Join us in exploring effective strategies for collecting, analyzing, and using various forms of student feedback. We will discuss current evaluation systems, best practices for interpreting student comments, and share methods for incorporating this feedback into your teaching practices. Applicable to all educators, this workshop will equip you with the tools and knowledge to foster continuous improvement.
Thu, April 4, 2024, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dept. / Series : CETL / Teaching Toolbox
Location : 430R Kresge Library
Seats Left : 46
HYFLEX FORMAT: This session will take place on campus in the Learning Lab (430R Kresge Library) along with an online streaming option. During registration, please indicate whether you will be attending on campus or online. Zoom link for online attendees.

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Hot Topics in Teaching and Learning


Description : In this session, students will learn about current issues and the most recent trends in teaching and learning. Topics will include AI, belonging in the classroom, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), and open educational resources (OER).
Tue, April 9, 2024, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Dept. / Series : CETL / Graduate Series
Location : 430R Kresge Library
Seats Left : 28
HYFLEX FORMAT: This session will take place on campus in the Learning Lab (430R Kresge Library) along with an online streaming option. During registration, please indicate whether you will be attending on campus or online. Zoom link for online attendees.

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Semester Transition Extravaganza


Description : Come to the 4th floor of the library to work on your fall semester wrap-up and winter course transition. Both e-LIS and CETL will be present to assist. While you are here, save tons of time by double-checking your grade book setup and learning how to quickly export your Moodle grades into Banner (SAIL). Being proactive doesn't stop there, we can also help you import your course into your Winter semester course, and utilize the Moodle SpeedDater to quickly update your assignment and quiz due dates for next semester, and general semester prep like syllabus updates. Drop in on this hands-on lab in order to have a procrastination-free summer break! Snacks and beverages will be available.
Wed, April 24, 2024, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dept. / Series : ELIS / e-LIS General Workshops
Location : e-Learning - 4th floor Kresge Library
Seats Left : 49
Drop-ins at any time during the event are welcome, we prefer you register.

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2021-22 Year-Long Fostering Inclusivity and Belonging in STEM Courses FDI

Session is open ended
Dept. / Series : CETL / Faculty Development Institutes
Location : 200 A Elliott Hall
Seats Left : 50

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2021-22 Year-Long Learning Community: Adventure, Adapt, Achieve - Triple A's of Teaching

Session is open ended
Dept. / Series : CETL / Learning Community
Location : 200 A Elliott Hall
Seats Left : 52

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2021-22 Year-Long Learning Community: Integrating Academic Integrity Instruction across Disciplines

Session is open ended
Dept. / Series : CETL / Learning Community
Location : 200 A Elliott Hall
Seats Left : 56

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2021-22 Year-Long Learning Community: Intersectional and Abolitionist Teaching in Higher Ed

Session is open ended
Dept. / Series : CETL / Learning Community
Location : 200 A Elliott Hall
Seats Left : 50

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2021-22 Year-Long Lessons in Media: Teaching, Learning, Sharing FDI

Session is open ended
Dept. / Series : CETL / Faculty Development Institutes
Location : 200 A Elliott Hall
Seats Left : 53

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2021-22 Year-Long Mentoring Emerging Faculty FDI

Session is open ended
Dept. / Series : CETL / Faculty Development Institutes
Location : 200 A Elliott Hall
Seats Left : 39

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2021-22 Year-Long Networking for Special Lecturers FDI

Session is open ended
Dept. / Series : CETL / Faculty Development Institutes
Location : 200 A Elliott Hall
Seats Left : 38

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FDI: PASS! in STEM


Description : Our goal is to facilitate STEM interdisciplinary discussions on perceived student barriers, ways we can improve student outcomes, and methods to support reducing equity gaps.
Session is open ended
Dept. / Series : CETL / Faculty Development Institutes
Location : 200 A Elliott Hall
Seats Left : 22

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Introduction to Qualitative Data Collection Methods - "Medical Education Research Certificate (MERC)"


Description : Following completion of this workshop, attendees should be able to: 1) Demonstrate applied knowledge of the appropriate selection, use, and standards for rigor of some common methods for collection of qualitative data, in relation to the research question and the research approach (e.g., ethnography, grounded theory, case study) 2) Given topics, generate research questions appropriate for qualitative studies and choose ap- propriate data collection methods 3) Demonstrate applied knowledge of approaches to achieve rigor in the design of qualitative studies and collection of qualitative data, including: 4) For focus groups, demonstrate skill in the essential methods
Session is open ended
Dept. / Series : OUWB / OUWB Workshops
Location : 478 O'Dowd
Seats Left : 28

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Questionnaire Design and Survey Research - "Medical Education Research Certificate (MERC)"


Description : Following completion of this workshop, attendees should be able to: 1) Describe data collection methods for questionnaires/surveys. 2) Describe the four sections of a questionnaire. 3) Identify common problems with items. 4) Distinguish among common response options.
Session is open ended
Dept. / Series : OUWB / OUWB Workshops
Location : 478 O'Dowd
Seats Left : 29

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Session is open ended
Dept. / Series : OUWB / OUWB Workshops
Location : 478 O'Dowd
Seats Left : 30

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