Workshop Calendar

The Faculty Development Office and E-Learning Office offer and host workshops and information sessions. All UPEI staff and faculty are welcome to attend any sessions that they would wish to attend. Invitations to these events are also sent out through Campus Notices

If you would like to request or propose a workshop topic, please fill out our workshop request form.

 

February 2019

February 25 - Workshop - Writing Effective & Relevant Learning Targets - Joel MacDonald
10:30am-11:30am - Rm 265, Robertson Library
Providing content for a course is pretty easy to do. Figuring out how to explain to students what that content will do to them and for them is far more challenging. There are numerous ways to describe learning and just as many opinions as to which is best. Are learning targets even necessary? Come hear what the E-Learning Office has to say about targets for learning.   REGISTER

 

March 2019

March 5 - Workshop - Encourage Student Participation - Joel MacDonald
10:30am-11:30am - Rm 265, Robertson Library
How can I promote more class discussion? What kind of questions should I ask or activities should I set up to stimulate more student engagement? This workshop will help instructors with ideas for creating a more engaging class environment. REGISTER

March 12 - Workshop - Webconference with your Students: How to Use BlackBoard Collaborate - Joel MacDonald
10:30am-11:30am - Rm 265, Robertson Library
BlackBoard Collaborate is web conferencing software that allows instructors to do many things to engage with their students. Use BlackBoard Collaborate to record your teaching  for days when your face-to-face class has been cancelled. Share your PowerPoint or use the interactive whiteboard, BlackBoard Collaborate allows you to set up a complete virtual classroom. It’s simple, easy and reliable. REGISTER

March 19 - Workshop - How People Learn - Joel MacDonald
10:30am-11:30am - Rm 265, Robertson Library
With the increase in quality and quantity of cognitive sciences research over the last few years, what of it can be usefully applied to teaching? This workshop aims to summarize that research on learning and memory and provide instructors with tips for integration into their teaching.   REGISTER

March 26 - Workshop - Writing Effective & Relevant Learning Targets - Joel MacDonald
10:30am-11:30am - Rm 265, Robertson Library
Providing content for a course is pretty easy to do. Figuring out how to explain to students what that content will do to them and for them is far more challenging. There are numerous ways to describe learning and just as many opinions as to which is best. Are learning targets even necessary? Come hear what the E-Learning Office has to say about targets for learning.   REGISTER

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