QUICK START WORKSHOPS

These sessions offer participants of the Self-Paced Quick Start additional optional support for understanding course objectives and signature assignments for the new General Education.

SEE

examples of course proposal materials

ASK

questions about your proposed course

ENGAGE

with other instructors who are going through the Self-Paced Quick Start

Sessions will be offered on a recurring Monday/Wednesday schedule for three weeks in October. Please feel free to select whichever date(s) work best for you.

Session 1: Mondays, 11:30AM-12:30PM (AZ time)

Crafting Effective and Aligned Course Objectives

Option 1: October 11

Option 2: October 18

Option 3: October 25

In this session, we will hear from Dr. Katie Southard (Director of Instructional Support for General Education) about the characteristics of effective and aligned course objectives, and she will share examples from instructors in previous Quick Start cohorts. Participants will have opportunities to ask questions and get initial feedback on course objectives for their courses.

Please ensure you've taken a look at Module 4: What are characteristics of effective and aligned course objectives? in the Self-Paced Quick Start prior to the session. (Note: You must be logged in to D2L for this direct link to work).

Session 2: Wednesdays, 11:30AM-12:30PM (AZ time)

Helping Students Make Meaning through Signature Assignments

Option 1: October 13

Option 2: October 20

Option 3: October 27

In this session, we will hear from Dr. Emily Jo Schwaller (Instructional Technology and ePortfolio Coordinator for General Education) about the purpose of signature assignments, and she will share examples of signature assignments that are aligned with course learning outcomes. Participants will have opportunities to ask questions and get feedback on signature assignment materials.

Please ensure you've taken a look at Module 5: How are students making meaning through signature assignments? in the Self-Paced Quick Start prior to the session. (Note: You must be logged in to D2L for this direct link to work).