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Fall 2020 Enhancement Day

Concurrent Sessions

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

Description: This session introduces global education as a key initiative for faculty to supplement their existing syllabi, regardless of modality, through international collaboration and use of technology.
Facilitators: Anya Russom, Study Away Coordinator and Lynn Goerdt, Associate Professor, Social Work and Global Awareness Coordinator
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Tags: High Impact Practice, Globalizing Your Classroom, Teaching During COVID-19


Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Explaining Scholarship as Conversation

Description: This session will focus on the knowledge practices associated with scholarship as a conversation among scholars. We will discuss the knowledge practices associated with this frame from the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy, the current gold standard for information literacy in the classroom.
Facilitator: Stephanie Warden, Assistant Director, CLIC/Jim Dan Hill Library
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Tags: High Impact Practice, Globalizing Your Classroom, Teaching During COVID-19


Teaching Antiracism in the Economics Classroom (And Yours Too)

Description: This session will present ideas on why/how to include and teach antiracism and discrimination through the lens of Dr. Praopan Pratoomchat’s Economics class. In addition to reasons why we need to include antiracism in the classroom, two approaches: through pedagogy and within course contents.
Facilitator: Praopan Pratoomchat, Assistant Professor, Economics
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 Tags: Antiracism, Engaged Teaching and Learning


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

Description: In considering students’ privacy and their choice not to appear on screen, questions arise for instructors who are seeking to engage students in live, synchronous class meetings. This session will offer information and options for privacy on Zoom, while considering creative means for active teaching and learning.
Facilitator: Kristi Shaw Reitz, Senior Lecturer, Department of Education
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Tags: Teaching and Learning During COVID-19, Engaged Teaching and Learning


Collaborate Ultra and Zoom: The Tools and their Differences

Facilitators: Tom Reed, Senior Lecturer, Business and Business Law and Jodie Riek, Assistant Professor, Teacher Education
Description: This session will feature a comparative demonstration and explanation of the two tools. Follow-up sessions with either Zoom (Jodie) or Collaborate Ultra (Tom) with hands-on guidance follow in the 1:15pm timeslot.
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 Tags: Canvas, Teaching During COVID-19, Engaged Teaching and Learning