Faculty Development

Faculty Development

Cool Tools for Teaching Workshops

Cool Tools Workshops introduce faculty to a variety of issues and strategies to complement or enhance current teaching methods.  These include high-tech, low-tech, and no-tech tools and workshops open to all, including but not limited to Adjunct Faculty, Full-time Faculty, Master's Instructors, and graduate teaching instructors.

 

 

August 2014 Cool Tools Schedule

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Thursday, August 21

  • 9 - 10:30 a.m. - E-learning Basics with Gwen Little (Faculty Technology Center)
  • Noon - 1:30 p.m. - Presentation Design with Josh Kohnert (Development and Alumni Relations)
  • 3 - 4:30 p.m. - iPad Basic with LaShaunda Webb (College of Education and Human Development)

Friday, August 22

  • 9 - 11 a.m. - Effective Boardwork with Sarah Cox (Office of Faculty Development)
  • 1 - 2:30 p.m. - E-learning Basics with Gwen Little (Faculty Technology Center)

Monday, August 25

  • 9 - 10:30 a.m. - Creating Online Quizzes with Julie Scott (Faculty Technology Center)
  • Noon - 2 p.m. - Effective Feedback with Sarah Cox (Office of Faculty Development)
  • 3 - 5 p.m. - Developing Handouts for Better Classroom Engagement with Jan Gabel-Goes (Office of Faculty Development)

Tuesday, August 26

  • 9 - 11 a.m. - Effective Online Discussions with Andrea Beach (Office of Faculty Development) and Gwen Little (Faculty Technology Center)
  • Noon - 2 p.m. - Camtasia Relay with John Mackenzie (Office of Information Technology) and Brad Morgan (Office of Information Technology)
  • 3 - 5 p.m. - Using Meta-cognitive Teaching Strategies to Improve Student Learning with Andrea Beach (Office of Faculty Development)

Wednesday, August 27

  • 9 - 10:30 a.m. - Websites and Apps for Teaching and Learning with LaShaunda Webb (College of Education and Human Development)
  • Noon - 1:30 p.m. - Using the D2L Gradebook with Julie Scott (Faculty Technology Center)
  • 3 - 5 p.m. - Improving Soft Skills: Conflict Resolution/Management with Marilyn Kritzman (School of Communication)

Click here for workshop descriptions and to register.

 

Office of Faculty Development
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5268 USA
(269) 387-0732
faculty-development@wmich.edu