Centre for Teaching and Learning


Month
Date
Upcoming Event
Location
May
5/27/2020
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
PUTL Workshop Series: Workshop IV: Scholarship in Teaching and Learning
Spaces Remaining: 77
Topic: Workshop IV: Scholarship in Teaching and Learning This workshop will introduce you to the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL), which is the research and investigation of questions and problems concerning university teaching and learning. We will help you in this process by helping you identify an area of interest, barrier, or dilemma in university teaching and learning within your specific academic discipline. The intention of this workshop is to help you in your development of a focused research question based on a specific interest in the scholarship of teaching and learning. Series Description: Thinking about applying for faculty jobs in the near future? Need to build a teaching dossier? The Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) is offering a series of workshops that will help you complete the Certificate in Professional Development in University Teaching and Learning (PUTL), which is geared toward developing the elements required for a teaching dossier. Each workshop will lead you through one of the five required modules of the PUTL. The Microsoft Teams link will be sent in the reminder email 2 days prior to the event.
Virtual - Microsoft Teams
5/28/2020
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Strategies for Inclusive and Equitable Teaching in Remote Environments
Spaces Remaining: 70
This webinar will draw upon the foundational principles of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Indigenization (EDII) to bring you both a theoretical understanding of how to teach and lead with inclusive and equitable teaching practices in remote learning environments in mind. The facilitators will also share with you with some practical “on the ground” best practices that are tried and tested so that you can adapt and adopt them for implementation in a variety of remote learning environments. The Microsoft Teams link will be sent in the reminder email 2 days prior to the event.
Virtual - Microsoft Teams
June
6/4/2020
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Selecting Appropriate Technologies
Spaces Remaining: 74
In this webinar, we will discuss how to select appropriate technologies while meeting the learning outcomes of your course. Technologies covered will include lecture recording and collaboration tools, taking into consideration the factors such as ease of use and integration with onQ for both instructors and students. We will also introduce the Ed-Tech Toolbox and a rubric for quick evaluation and selection of elearning tools. The Microsoft Teams link will be sent in the reminder email 2 days prior to the event.
Virtual - Microsoft Teams
6/9/2020
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Innovative Assessments for Learning
Spaces Remaining: 45
Come join us as we discuss ways of structuring assessment plans that support students' meaningful engagement with course material and result in productive, lasting learning. The Microsoft Teams link will be sent in the reminder email 2 days prior to the event.
Virtual - Microsoft Teams
6/11/2020
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
PUTL Workshop Series: Workshop V: Accessible Teaching and Learning
Spaces Remaining: 81
Topic: Workshop V: Accessible Teaching and Learning his workshop invites individuals to reflect upon the university’s commitment to accessibility and inclusiveness by encouraging and helping educators recognize, understand, and develop accessible teaching practices. In this workshop you will learn about accessibility, accommodation, and Universal Design for Learning (UDL), as well as the impact, benefits, and challenges of implementing these strategies into your teaching practice. We will also provide a space for you to reflect upon how the principles of UDL may be integrated into your classrooms, assignments, and syllabi in a comfortable and peer supportive setting. Series Description: Thinking about applying for faculty jobs in the near future? Need to build a teaching dossier? The Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) is offering a series of workshops that will help you complete the Certificate in Professional Development in University Teaching and Learning (PUTL), which is geared toward developing the elements required for a teaching dossier. Each workshop will lead you through one of the five required modules of the PUTL. The Microsoft Teams link will be sent in the reminder email 2 days prior to the event.
Virtual - Microsoft Teams
6/16/2020
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Active Learning Strategies in the Traditional or Virtual Classroom
Spaces Remaining: 48
Part of the Transforming Teaching Toolkit Webinar Series! Active learning is a great way to promote student engagement and build opportunities for students to take responsibility for their own learning. This webinar will focus on ways to integrate active learning strategies into traditional face-to-face lectures, as well as how to adapt these strategies for blended and asynchronous online learning environments. Join us to learn new strategies or ask questions about your own course development. The Microsoft Teams link will be sent in the reminder email 2 days prior to the event.
Virtual - Microsoft Teams
6/18/2020
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Decolonization and Indigenization: Finding our Way Along the Path
Spaces Remaining: 97
This series is designed for educators with limited, or no knowledge, of Indigenous approaches to learning and ways of knowing. There will be opportunities for members of the Queen’s community to learn about Indigenous pedagogy and learn/share practical tips for implementation in a safe and supportive environment. Session Description: This webinar will talk about how Decolonization and Indigenization can be defined in a variety of contexts and frames of reference, and then bring us to a common understanding of the thoughts and feelings behind each. As both Indigenous peoples and Settlers, this conversational style workshop will allow us to find the ways in which we can collectively and individually work towards becoming more connected so we may build strong and healthy co-existences within the places and spaces we share. We will both teach and share with one another as we work towards achieving respectful, reciprocal, and mutually beneficial changes in our own relationships, and look forward to creating lasting and impactful institutional changes towards meaningful reconciliation. The Microsoft Teams link will be sent in the reminder email 2 days prior to the event.
Virtual - Microsoft Teams
6/23/2020
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Copyright and Remote Instruction
Spaces Remaining: 139
Don’t let Copyright concerns get in the way of a smooth transition to remote teaching! In this webinar Mark will provide you with a number of tips and tricks for managing copyright in the digital classroom. In this webinar, you will learn: • The basics of copyright law in Canada and how the Copyright Advisory Office can help you in maintaining copyright compliance; • How to apply the Copyright at Queen’s policy to a variety of areas related to teaching and learning (digital course readings and support materials like streaming video, audio etc.); • About copyright-related services being offered through the library, including Queen's eReserves. The Microsoft Teams link will be sent in the reminder email 2 days prior to the event.
Virtual - Microsoft Teams
6/24/2020
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Brown Bag Conversations: Discussing Decolonization Series
Spaces Remaining: 96
Topic: Keeping decolonization and Indigenization alive during a pandemic Faculty, staff, and students are welcome to monthly brown bag lunches to discuss the implications of decolonization for teaching and learning. Facilitators from the CTL will guide discussion, but all participants will contribute to the direction of each meeting and the direction of the program as a whole. The Microsoft Teams link will be sent in the reminder email 2 days prior to the event.
Virtual - Microsoft Teams
6/25/2020
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Let’s Sit Together: Building Classroom Community
Spaces Remaining: 85
Please join Lindsay as she shares about a circle approach to teaching and learning. Participants will be encouraged to reflect upon their own leadership and teaching and learning styles as we explore ways in which to create and maintain a safe and inclusive classroom community. Participants will be asked to think about their current teaching practice, but will be encouraged to stretch, bend and flex, as they consider how to respectfully and intentionally incorporate new ways of knowing into their repertoire of teaching and learning approaches. The Microsoft Teams link will be sent in the reminder email 2 days prior to the event.
Virtual - Microsoft Teams
6/29/2020
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Accessible Teaching in Every Context
Spaces Remaining: 81
Whether online, face-to-face, or a mix of the two, ensuring that your teaching is accessible to every learner is critical. Deepen your abilities with applying Universal Design for Learning principles to course design and instruction, and ensure you know how to make your onQ site and course materials accessible and beyond-compliant with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act) requirements. The Microsoft Teams link will be sent in the reminder email 2 days prior to the event.
Virtual - Microsoft Teams
July
7/6/2020
to 7/10/2020
Course Design Express
Spaces Remaining: 42
Inspired by our signature Course Design@Queen’s Institute, Course Design Express is an abridged program designed to fast track your course planning efforts. Participants will apply principles of backward design, constructive alignment, and universal design for learning to develop or re-design of one of their courses. Principles of course design will be used to inform all instructional and assessment decision-making. The program will kick off on Monday July 6, at which point participants will receive access to an onQ site. Here, participants will work through a series of five flexible blocks. Each block takes about one hour to complete. Participants are encouraged to work through all five blocks across the week, ending their work by the Friday July 10.
Online - onQ
7/7/2020
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Active Learning Strategies for Non-Lecture Style Teaching
Spaces Remaining: 76
Part of the Transforming Teaching Toolkit Webinar Series! Active learning can be built into all types of learning environments; discussion-based seminars, tutorials, studios, laboratory and experiential learning sessions are all great places to introduce active learning into your course. This webinar will focus on ways to develop active learning strategies for alternate (non-lecture) learning environments. Join us to learn new strategies or ask questions about your own course development. The Microsoft Teams link will be sent in the reminder email 2 days prior to the event.
Virtual - Microsoft Teams
7/9/2020
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Foundations of Indigenous Pedagogies
Spaces Remaining: 98
This series is designed for educators with limited, or no knowledge, of Indigenous approaches to learning and ways of knowing. There will be opportunities for members of the Queen’s community to learn about Indigenous pedagogy and learn/share practical tips for implementation in a safe and supportive environment. Session Description: This webinar will provide an introduction to Indigenous pedagogies, and ways of knowing. It will provide an open forum for discussion on striking a balance between Western and Indigenous approaches to teaching and learning while offering participants a chance to gather practical ideas for implementation in the classroom environment. The Microsoft Teams link will be sent in the reminder email 2 days prior to the event.
Virtual - Microsoft Teams
7/13/2020
to 7/17/2020
Course Design Express
Spaces Remaining: 25
Inspired by our signature Course Design@Queen’s Institute, Course Design Express is an abridged program designed to fast track your course planning efforts. Participants will apply principles of backward design, constructive alignment, and universal design for learning to develop or re-design of one of their courses. Principles of course design will be used to inform all instructional and assessment decision-making. The program will kick off on Monday July 13, at which point participants will receive access to an onQ site. Here, participants will work through a series of five flexible blocks. Each block takes about one hour to complete. Participants are encouraged to work through all five blocks across the week, ending their work by the Friday July 17.
Online - onQ
7/21/2020
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Selecting Indigenous Resources for the Classroom
Spaces Remaining: 100
This series is designed for educators with limited, or no knowledge, of Indigenous approaches to learning and ways of knowing. There will be opportunities for members of the Queen’s community to learn about Indigenous pedagogy and learn/share practical tips for implementation in a safe and supportive environment. Session Description: This webinar will focus on how to highlight and introduce Indigenous issues and resources in your course. Participants will gain insight into resource selection, developing and setting the tone with your syllabi, and sourcing and inviting guest speakers. The Microsoft Teams link will be sent in the reminder email 2 days prior to the event.
Virtual - Microsoft Teams
7/22/2020
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Communicating with Students
Spaces Remaining: 85
This webinar will focus in on strategies for efficiently maintaining open lines of communication with students. Two main questions will guide the discussion – what technologies are available and how are these technologies best leveraged? What strategies can instructors put in place to manage their own ‘communication load’? The Microsoft Teams link will be sent in the reminder email 2 days prior to the event.
Virtual - Microsoft Teams
7/27/2020
to 7/31/2020
Course Design Express
Spaces Remaining: 45
Inspired by our signature Course Design@Queen’s Institute, Course Design Express is an abridged program designed to fast track your course planning efforts. Participants will apply principles of backward design, constructive alignment, and universal design for learning to develop or re-design of one of their courses. Principles of course design will be used to inform all instructional and assessment decision-making. The program will kick off on Monday July 27, at which point participants will receive access to an onQ site. Here, participants will work through a series of five flexible blocks. Each block takes about one hour to complete. Participants are encouraged to work through all five blocks across the week, ending their work by the Friday July 31.
Online - onQ
7/28/2020
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Brown Bag Conversations: Discussing Decolonization Series
Spaces Remaining: 97
Topic: TBA Faculty, staff, and students are welcome to monthly brown bag lunches to discuss the implications of decolonization for teaching and learning. Facilitators from the CTL will guide discussion, but all participants will contribute to the direction of each meeting and the direction of the program as a whole. The Microsoft Teams link will be sent in the reminder email 2 days prior to the event.
Virtual - Microsoft Teams
August
8/6/2020
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Supports for Remote Learners
Spaces Remaining: 91
Description coming soon! The Microsoft Teams link will be sent in the reminder email 2 days prior to the event.
Virtual - Microsoft Teams
8/12/2020
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Supporting and Leveraging Teaching Assistants
Spaces Remaining: 149
Description Coming Soon The Microsoft Teams link will be sent in the reminder email 2 days prior to the event.
Virtual - Microsoft Teams
8/18/2020
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Effective course organization in the LMS
Spaces Remaining: 81
In this workshop we will explore effective course organisation in onQ. We will also cover some course tools that will improve the management of your course, and maximise instructor presence. The Microsoft Teams link will be sent in the reminder email 2 days prior to the event.
Virtual - Microsoft Teams
8/19/2020
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Brown Bag Conversations: Discussing Decolonization Series
Spaces Remaining: 99
Topic: TBA Faculty, staff, and students are welcome to monthly brown bag lunches to discuss the implications of decolonization for teaching and learning. Facilitators from the CTL will guide discussion, but all participants will contribute to the direction of each meeting and the direction of the program as a whole. The Microsoft Teams link will be sent in the reminder email 2 days prior to the event.
Virtual - Microsoft Teams
8/26/2020
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Transforming Teaching 101
Spaces Remaining: 96
Staying nimble, agile and on top of rapid changes to course contexts An overview of the entire Transforming Teaching Toolkit program with a focus on developing an ‘improv’ mindset to make quick course adjustments that maintain core values and principles. The Microsoft Teams link will be sent in the reminder email 2 days prior to the event.
Virtual - Microsoft Teams
September
9/1/2020
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Transforming Teaching 101
Spaces Remaining: 100
Staying nimble, agile and on top of rapid changes to course contexts An overview of the entire Transforming Teaching Toolkit program with a focus on developing an ‘improv’ mindset to make quick course adjustments that maintain core values and principles. The Microsoft Teams link will be sent in the reminder email 2 days prior to the event.
Virtual - Microsoft Teams