Pedagogy Workshops

As part of FCETL’s effort to continue providing support to you for the fall semester and beyond, we are offering a series of workshops to meet the teaching and learning needs for all modes of instruction! We understand the uncertainties associated with the fall semester and are here to support you in any way we can!  

Please check your University email for the Zoom links to the workshops.

Spring 2022

Mindfulness and Meditation
Thursday, February 3, 3:00pm-4:30pm
Facilitators: Betsy Eudey, Shradha Tibrewal

As we start the new semester, join us for 90 minutes of mindfulness and meditation practice that you can use on your own and/or share with students. Regular mindfulness practice can reduce stress and improve heath, focus, and well-being. This sessions draws upon secular Koru mindfulness practices.

Tech Tools
Monday, February 7, 2:00pm-3:30pm
Facilitators: Dianne Vargas, Betsy Eudey, Shradha Tibrewal

Are you wondering about integrating technology/tools into your courses and which might work best for your teaching needs? This workshop will introduce you to Jamboard, Voicethread, Padlet, etc. with demos of how faculty across disciplines are integrating these tools in their classes for different pedagogical needs.

Link to Tech Tools recording

Hybrid Course Designs
Wednesday, February 9, 3:00pm-4:30pm
Facilitators: Kelvin Jasek-Rysdahl, Karen Zandarski, Shradha Tibrewal

Will you be teaching a Hybrid course in the fall? Join us to talk about the different hybrid course models, considerations for designing/teaching a hybrid course, how interactions change in a hybrid course, questions to consider about hybrid assessment and see examples of how different faculty members are conceptualizing their hybrid courses. This session might also help you in thinking about pivoting to a hybrid course modality.

Link to Hybrid Course Designs recording

Working with Students with Disabilities
Friday, February 11, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Facilitator: Marvin Wililams

Join us for this session to learn more about how better meet the needs of our students with disabilities, especially during the pandemic. We will discuss the referral/paperwork process, how/when you may need to connect with DRS, along with how you can better meet the needs of our diverse students (including, how to help students succeed, accessibility, ADA, etc.). 

Trauma-Informed Pedagogy
Wednesday, February 16, 3:00pm-4:30pm
Facilitators: Drs. Mary Roaf, Betsy Eudey, and Shradha Tibrewal

This workshop will focus on trauma, impact of trauma and the kinds of trauma students experience prior to starting and while attending college. We will discuss how trauma affects teaching and learning and provide strategies to mitigate this impact and improve learning. 

Teaching in Physically Distanced Classrooms
Thursday, February 17, 3:00pm-4:30pm
Facilitators: Drs. Betsy Eudey, Susan Stephenson, and Shradha Tibrewal

Are you teaching on campus this spring, and wondering how issues including distancing, masks, and room set-up might influence your pedagogical practices? Are you considering using technology for active learning within your face-to-face course, or designing course activities and projects that can move online if crises arise? Join us for a discussion, brainstorming, and planning session as we consider ways to effectively and safely teach in-person this spring.

Teaching Check-In
Friday, February 18, 12:00pm-1:30pm
Facilitators: Drs. Betsy Eudey, Karen Zandarski, Dianne Vargas, and Shradha Tibrewal

This informal session will focus on faculty needs/areas that you would like us to address or have questions about. We would love to hear your experiences of anything that is working great/you might like to brainstorm. 

Formative Assessment
Wednesday, March 9, 3:30pm-5:00pm
Facilitators and workshop summary forthcoming 

Hyflex Teaching
Wednesday, March 9, 3:30pm-5:00pm
Facilitators and workshop summary forthcoming