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Fall 2020 Enhancement Day

Monday, August 31, 2020 8:30am-4:00pm

​​​​​​ Teaching and Learning In Our Complicated Times

We are pleased to welcome you to Enhancement Day Fall 2020, a full-day professional development mini-conference for the UW-Superior campus community held completely virtually with 20 total sessions offered in 5 tracks: High Impact Practices, Information Literacy, Antiracism in Teaching and Learning, Teaching and Learning During Covid, and Instructional Design/Canvas Support. Use the menu on the left to select from among many engaging sessions during each time slot.

Join the Welcome Session 8:30am: 


At-A-Glance Schedule

Please find the full session details such as session descriptions and Zoom links within each time slot, using the left-hand menu on this page.

High Impact Practices

Information Literacy

Antiracism in Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning During COVID-19

Instructional Design
and Canvas Support


Welcome and Introduction: Jamie White-Farnham
"An Invocation for Learning and Safety" Poetry Reading, Julie Gard


Plenary Session with Interim Provost and VCAA Maria Cuzzo and Dean Nick Danz


A How to Guide on Welcoming International Voices into the Classroom during the Pandemic

Anya Russom and Lynn Goerdt

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Explaining Scholarship as Conversation

Stephanie Warden

Teaching Antiracism in the Economics Classroom (And Yours Too)

Praopan Pratoomchat

The Politics of Zoom: Student Engagement, Privacy, and Our Culture of Care

Kristi Shaw Reitz

Zoom and Collaborate Ultra: The Tools and Their Differences

Jodie Riek and Tom Reed


Lunchtime Keynote presentation: Drs. Amanda Zbacnik and Manu Sharma


Continuing to Tell UW-Superior’s Story and Commitment to Community Engagement During COVID-19

Katelyn Baumann and Laurel Eaton

Fostering Information Literacy Through Open Pedagogy

Stephanie Warden

Anti-Racism in Teaching and Learning

Lynn Goerdt

Unpacking Reflective Writing

John McCormick

Zoom Hands-on Session (Jodie)


Collaborate Ultra Hands-on Session (Tom)

Using Attendance and Seating Charts in Canvas and how to Grade Participation.

Two times:

Canvas Instructional Support Team


Supporting Student Research Virtually

Julie O’Leary

Instructor Toolkit for Information Literacy

Stephanie Warden

Seeing You, Understanding Each Other, and Creating Equitable Opportunities

Amanda Zbacnik and Manu Sharma

The Physically Distanced Classroom

Jamie White-Farnham

Using Attendance and Seating Charts in Canvas and how to Grade Participation

Two times:


Canvas Instructional Support Team