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June 2020

Zoom Open Question Session for Summer Instructors

June 26 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Online

Host: Professor Catherine Kawalek Register in advance for this meeting: https://baruch.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAsd-GqrTwoH9LRUZJgz_MQKyWZIKaElOH0 ​ After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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Using Vocat to Foster Student Engagement

June 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

Looking for ways to get students to interact more with recorded lectures, course-related media, or their classmates' assignments? Vocat  can help! This home-grown tool provides hosting space for video, audio, and images, and allows students to interact with those files via time-stamped annotations, threaded discussions, and rubric-based peer reviews. We'll discuss how those features can be used to generate student participation and discussion, with examples from classes that have used Vocat in the past.

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Attendance and Participation in the Online Classroom

June 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online

Moving online recontextualizes the ways in which we engage with our students and facilitate their course participation. The following webinar considers ways we can define and count “meaningful participation” as course attendance.

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July 2020

Teaching Online: Getting in Rhythm with Your Students

July 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Want to get in a regular rhythm with the students in your online course? Interested in establishing a fair and efficient schedule for the learning opportunities you’ve planned? Curious about other ways to infuse organization, orderliness, and consistency into your course in ways that students appreciate? Join this webinar for some discussion on these topics, plus some Q & A. NOTE: This webinar will draw upon some related examples from an online course taught on Blackboard. Advance registration is required…

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Digital Tools for Working with Texts: Hypothesis and Voyant

July 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This  virtual workshop with Katherine Tsan will showcase two free open-source digital tools that allow creative and dynamic interactions with texts, both synchronous and asynchronous: Hypothesis, a reading annotation tool which allows readers to comment on and highlight webpages, and Voyant, a suite of tools which analyzes the frequency and contextual use of words in texts based on natural language processing. Click on this link to the zoom session: https://baruch.zoom.us/j/92359806434 and enter this Password: 859858 when prompted. Other Zoom connection…

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Zoom Boot Camp I: Account Set-up, Meeting Creation, Starting a Meeting

July 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online

Host: Catherine Kawalek Register in advance for this meeting: https://baruch.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYpfuGupjoqGNx94dN27ewgID9JnW6GDWvw  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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Zoom Boot Camp II: Online Class Management Essentials (Security, sharing screen, recording, attendance, participant management)

July 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online

Host: Catherine Kawalek​ Register in advance for this meeting: https://baruch.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEpfumhrjsvG9Gve6joyPfttrIIq3O6RhJF  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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CTL Conversation: The First Day of Teaching Online

July 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

Let's get ready for your first day of teaching Summer Session 2.... The first day of class is an introduction to the course content and sets the tone for the semester. How can we facilitate a welcoming and inclusive learning environment online? How do we foster a sense of community within the class without being in the same room? What are some ways we can help students to feel comfortable having discussions and asking questions? The learning environment you create…

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(Re)Humanizing the Online Classroom

July 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Online learning can be an isolating experience for students and faculty, which makes it especially important to create a virtual classroom environment that is welcoming to all and provides space for meaningful human interactions. This session is an opportunity to connect with faculty across various disciplines who are preparing to teach online and to share ideas and techniques for how to humanize the online classroom. This workshop will model ways to build classroom community and bridge asynchronous and synchronous activities.…

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Zoom Boot Camp III: Student Engagement Tools for Improving Online Class Participation (Polling, Break Out Rooms, Office Hours, Student Presentations)

July 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online

Host: Catherine Kawalek Register in advance for this meeting: https://baruch.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMkceirqD0qGtYYDZ-zecHNuBolllISuqsD  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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