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Past Webinars

Clickers in Many Kinds of Science Courses: Large or Small, Graduate or Undergraduate, Lecture or LAB
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 2:00 PM


 

Achieving Teaching Excellence and Student Success
Bluepulse at Sheridan College
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
2:00-3:00 PM
Free


 

ClickerStarter: For College Faculty
Host: Stephanie V. Chasteen, Ph.D., University of Colorado  
Date: Thursday, December 11, 2014 @ 10:00 AM ET 
Webinar Overview:
Have you heard about using clickers in class, but haven’t gotten around to actually trying it? Let us introduce you to this powerful tool to increase student engagement, and help make teaching fun.

In this interactive webinar, we'll explore the why and how of using clickers to ask thoughtful questions that provoke student discussion. We'll talk about the advantages of clickers, look at some example questions, discuss common challenges, and strategies for overcoming them. You will leave this webinar armed with resources and ideas, ready to try clickers in your class.

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LIVE WEBINAR

The Future of Teaching and Learning: Course Apps with University of Texas at Austin

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
1:00 PM EST

Join our webinar to learn how the University of Texas at Austin is developing game-changing course apps for teaching and learning.

Created using Adobe Digital Publishing Suite, the apps blur the lines between MOOCs, eBooks, and interactive apps. During this session, you'll hear about:

  • How course apps empower professors to follow student progress, understand content usage, and easily deliver new content directly to students' mobile devices.
  • Why the apps are becoming a critical part of the school's 21st century curriculum initiatives.
  • How the university's innovators develop course apps using Adobe tools.

 

Cloud Chaos: Sifting Through the Noise to Achieve Enterprise Protection
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
2:00 PM EST
Free


 

Self-Paced Polling with Learning Management Integration
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
2:00 PM EST

 

Join Turning Technologies’ Implementation Team to effectively implement interactive learning in your courses with webinars designed to guide you through the basic use of TurningPoint 5 and learning management system integrations. With response solutions, instructors have the ability to assess student understanding, see measurable gains in retention and track progress indicators.

Integrate existing assessments within the TurningPoint software to administer self-paced testing. Learning Management integration will be discussed.

Topics Include: Creating an Answer Key, Facilitating a Self- Paced Test and How Students Use Response Devices to Proceed through a Self-Paced Test.

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PhysTEC Webinar on New Teaching Physics Module

PhysTEC will offer a webinar on Teaching Physics Modules developed by Eugenia Etkina, a leading physics teacher educator at Rutgers University. The modules focus on several crucial aspects of classroom instruction with the purpose of improving student learning, motivation, and confidence. They also show how to make NGSS science practices and crosscutting concepts integral parts of learning physics. Instructors can include modules as part of an existing science methods course, or offer them as stand alone electives or independent study courses.

Webinar Info
Title: Teaching Physics Modules
Date: Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Time: 3-4 PM ET
Register: http://gotomeeting.com/register/691067086

File Access
The Teaching Physics Modules are freely available at: http://www.phystec.org/pedagogy/modules.cfm


 

Anywhere Polling with Learning Management Integration
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
2:00 PM EST

Join Turning Technologies’ Implementation Team to effectively implement interactive learning in your courses with webinars designed to guide you through the basic use of TurningPoint 5 and learning management system integrations. With response solutions, instructors have the ability to assess student understanding, see measurable gains in retention and track progress indicators.

Learn how to expand interactive capabilities beyond PowerPoint to poll with any application. Learning Management integration will also be discussed.

Topics Include: Polling with On-the-Fly Questions, Polling Over Top of Another Application and Polling with a Question List.

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PowerPoint Polling with Learning Management Integration
Monday, December 1, 2014
2:00 PM EST

Join Turning Technologies’ Implementation Team to effectively implement interactive learning in your courses with webinars designed to guide you through the basic use of TurningPoint 5 and learning management system integrations. With response solutions, instructors have the ability to assess student understanding, see measurable gains in retention and track progress indicators.

Gain a basic understanding of the PowerPoint polling option in TurningPoint. At the conclusion of this session, participants will be ready to use PowerPoint polling. Learning Management integration will be also discussed.

Topics Include: Hardware Setup, Pre-Presentation Procedures, Creating Basic Interactive Presentations, Facilitating Presentations and Navigating Detailed Reports

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Gamification: Practical Strategies for Your Course

Today's generation of students has become more accustomed to constant interaction and entertainment. For instructors this means rethinking content delivery and assignment design through new pedagogical developments such as gamificaiton.
Friday, November 21, 2014
1:00 to 2:30 PM EST
Cost: $295.00 (Early Bird Pricing until November 14, 2014)


See Highly Immersive Digital Science Labs in Action!

Are there things you wish you could do in your wet labs? Are you concerned about the safety of your students? Do you wish that your students arrived to lab more prepared to conduct the procedures?
If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the above questions, I would love to show you ways to enhance your science labs.

Join our webinar on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 3:00 PM ET/12:00 PM PT to see highly immersive, digital science labs. With nearly 90 science simulations in biology, microbiology, chemistry, and physics, each lab is fully equipped with background information, procedures, and lab manual.
Register today to learn how instructors across the country are benefiting from digital science labs.

About Late Nite Labs
Late Nite Labs is the leading innovator of digital science labs. Our realistic science lab simulations offer an authentic, accessible experience that moves learning beyond the classroom. Highly versatile, Late Nite Labs’ open-ended platform is easily customized to meet a wide variety of teaching styles and course requirements. Our labs give students the freedom to experiment and learn from their mistakes—at their own pace, at any time or place.


 

7 Reasons to Flip the College Classroom - And How to Do it
Thursday, November 20, 2014
1:00 to 2:00 PM

We invite you to join our new podcast series and virtual workshop, “Flipping the College Classroom with MindTap.” Listen in, and learn how to use the flipped-classroom approach to foster collaborative, real-world learning experiences that engage today’s students.

Cengage partnered with Dr. Craig Roberts, professor of neuroscience and education at the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, and Marc Sperber, an educational technologies consultant at Duke’s School of Nursing, to produce the podcast series. Craig and Marc have worked with faculty across the curriculum to help them flip their classrooms. Their podcast series provides many actionable best practices based on their extensive experience, as well as suggestions on how MindTap can be used in a flipped classroom model.

New podcasts will be posted up until our November 20thwebinar:

  1. Why We Flip
  2. Pieces of the Puzzle
  3. Acquiring Knowledge
  4. Assuring They Are Ready
  5. Having Students Apply Knowledge

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Transforming Universities for the Mobile-Born Generation
Lesson from Georgetown University
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
1:00 to 2:00 PM


 

NSF Webinar on Broadening Participation of LGBTQ in STEM

The NSF is running webinars to discuss funding opportunities for broadening participation research about people who are LGBTQ in STEM. You are invited to attend one of two webinars being offered next week. Each session is limited to 100 participants.

Workshop 2: Tuesday, November 18 at 4:00-5:00 PM ET
WebEx Meeting Number: 740 459 585
https://nsf.webex.com/nsf/j.php?MTID=m8939a69b6fa36f62fe9e7a3e4822bea7

To join the online meeting:
1. Use the appropriate link.
2. If requested, enter your name and email address.
3. Enter the meeting password: Smile2014! (for either workshop date )
4. Click “Join”.
5. You must also join by teleconference – see telephone number below.

To join either meeting by teleconference only:
Call-in toll-free number: 1-866-918-1164 (US/Canada)
Attendee access code: 725 598 5

 


 

NSF Webinar on Broadening Participation of LGBTQ in STEM

The NSF is running webinars to discuss funding opportunities for broadening participation research about people who are LGBTQ in STEM. You are invited to attend one of two webinars being offered next week. Each session is limited to 100 participants.

Workshop 1: Monday, November 17 at 4:00-5:00 PM ET
WebEx Meeting Number: 744 729 683
https://nsf.webex.com/nsf/j.php?MTID=mcb3999ccde3bda5a45a1d68bc335b0ec


 

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
8:00 to 9:00 PM EST (plus 30 minutes Q&A)

Webinar with Eric Mazur. Below are the details. Please register using the link below.

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Limited to 100 participants

Eric Mazur will present the philosophy behind his groundbreaking new textbook, The Principles and Practice of Physics (Pearson 2015).

Register Here: http://bit.ly/nov12signup

The Principles and Practice of Physics is a calculus-based introductory physics textbook that uses a unique organization and pedagogy to allow students to develop a true conceptual understanding of physics alongside the quantitative skills needed in the course. The book organizes introductory physics around the conservation principles and provides a unified contemporary view of introductory physics.

For more info, see http://www.pearsonhighered.com/mazur1einfo