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.

 

April 2019

April 9 - Drop-in Office Hours - Final Grade Office Hours
10:00am - 12:00pm - RL 265 LINC Computer Lab - Robertson Library
If you need a help submitting final grades, you are welcome to come to the LINC Computer Lab in the Robertson Library for some assistance. Come any time during the office hours, there will be computers available for you to do your final grade submissions in the lab.  

April 18 - Drop-in Office Hours - Final Grade Office Hours
1:00pm - 3:00pm - RL 265 LINC Computer Lab - Robertson Library
If you need a help submitting final grades, you are welcome to come to the LINC Computer Lab in the Robertson Library for some assistance. Come any time during the office hours, there will be computers available for you to do your final grade submissions in the lab.  

April 23 - Drop-in Office Hours - Final Grade Office Hours
10:00am - 12:00pm - RL 265 LINC Computer Lab - Robertson Library
If you need a help submitting final grades, you are welcome to come to the LINC Computer Lab in the Robertson Library for some assistance. Come any time during the office hours, there will be computers available for you to do your final grade submissions in the lab.  

 

May 2019

May 2 - Workshop - Feedback and Rubrics as Communication Elements Workshop - Joel MacDonald
10:30am-11:30am - Rm 265, Robertson Library
As an instructor, you’ve set up a syllabus that clearly explains your expectations for where students will end up. Then you set them on the journey to that destination. However, some will get off track along the way. The information you provide, how you provide it and when you provide it will be key to getting them back on the right path or in keeping them on the right path. In this workshop instructors will learn strategies for the use of feedback and rubrics that they can use to accompany student assessments. REGISTER

 

May 14 - 1-Day Workshop - Practice What You Teach 

10:00am - 4:00pm - Rm 328, McDougall Hall
This is a one day workshop that focuses around the concept of practice teaching. A small group of peer instructors comes together to teach short lessons in front of each other from a prepared lesson plan in order to gain feedback on their teaching in a low-stakes and collegial environment. Sessions will also be video-recorded and participants will be provided with a copy of their sessions for later review. Co-sponsored by the E-Learning Office and the Faculty Development Office, the workshop is designed to help enhance the teaching effectiveness of new and/or experienced educators at UPEI. Participants will also have the opportunity to work at the process of giving and receiving feedback. A light breakfast and coffee/snack breaks will be provided. Lunch is on your own. Space is limited. REGISTER

 

May 15 - Workshop - Create Interactive Content - Joel MacDonald
10:30am-11:30am - Rm 265, Robertson Library
Interactive content can increase learner engagement and also help increase learning. Adding interactive content to your course is now so very easy to do. You can make videos interactive, images interactive, presentations interactive, quizzes interactive. The sky's the limit. In this workshop come learn how to get started creating your own interactive content. REGISTER

May 23 - Workshop - Gamify your Course - Joel MacDonald
10:30am-11:30am - Rm 265, Robertson Library
Games are compelling for young and old alike. Adding game elements to your course is one way of enhancing your students' engagement. In this workshop you will learn about basic game elements and how they can be used both in online and face-to-face teaching environments. Be sure to bring a set of headphones or earbuds with you. REGISTER

May 30 - Workshop - How to Flip your Classroom - Joel MacDonald
10:30am-11:30am - Rm 265, Robertson Library
In a flipped classroom learners engage with lectures or other materials outside of class to prepare for an active learning experience in the classroom. Flipping some classes can add some variety and a change of pace and create more interest for both the learners and the instructor. This workshop will introduce you to flipped instruction tools and techniques that can aid in creating a more active and engaging learning environment REGISTER

 

June 2019

June 5 - Workshop - Feedback and Rubrics as Communication Elements Workshop - Joel MacDonald
10:30am-11:30am - Rm 265, Robertson Library
As an instructor, you’ve set up a syllabus that clearly explains your expectations for where students will end up. Then you set them on the journey to that destination. However, some will get off track along the way. The information you provide, how you provide it and when you provide it will be key to getting them back on the right path or in keeping them on the right path. In this workshop instructors will learn strategies for the use of feedback and rubrics that they can use to accompany student assessments. REGISTER

June 13 - Workshop - Create Interactive Content - Joel MacDonald
10:30am-11:30am - Rm 265, Robertson Library
Interactive content can increase learner engagement and also help increase learning. Adding interactive content to your course is now so very easy to do. You can make videos interactive, images interactive, presentations interactive, quizzes interactive. The sky's the limit. In this workshop come learn how to get started creating your own interactive content. REGISTER

June 19 - Workshop - Gamify your Course - Joel MacDonald
10:30am-11:30am - Rm 265, Robertson Library
Games are compelling for young and old alike. Adding game elements to your course is one way of enhancing your students' engagement. In this workshop you will learn about basic game elements and how they can be used both in online and face-to-face teaching environments. Be sure to bring a set of headphones or earbuds with you. REGISTER

June 26 - Workshop - How to Flip your Classroom - Joel MacDonald
10:30am-11:30am - Rm 265, Robertson Library
In a flipped classroom learners engage with lectures or other materials outside of class to prepare for an active learning experience in the classroom. Flipping some classes can add some variety and a change of pace and create more interest for both the learners and the instructor. This workshop will introduce you to flipped instruction tools and techniques that can aid in creating a more active and engaging learning environment. REGISTER

 

 

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