Professional Development Events

The Office of Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT) will design workshops, on request, on topics related to teaching and learning using technology. In addition, we offer regularly scheduled workshops on a wide range of teaching and learning issues.

Canvas Transition Training

Training will be offered in face-to-face and online formats during the transition from Blackboard to Canvas. To view training opportunities, dates and registration details, visit the Canvas Transition webpage.

13th Annual Teaching and Learning Symposium!

Thursday, August 23, 2018 | 9 a.m – 12 p.m. | Denton Campus

Schedule

  • 8:30 a.m. – Check-in (ACT 2 Lobby)
  • 9 – 9:30 a.m. – Opening Session (ACT 301)
  • 9:45 – 10:15 a.m. – Concurrent Sessions 1
  • 10:30 – 11 a.m. – Concurrent Sessions 2
  • 11:15 – 11:45 a.m. – Concurrent Sessions 3
  • 12 – 1 p.m. – Lunch (ACT 2 Lobby)

Call for Proposals

The Office of Teaching and Learning with Technology is looking for presentations that feature successful teaching and learning with TWU’s classroom technologies, online technologies, or TWU’s new LMS-Canvas. Most presentation times will be 30 minutes (to include time for Q & A). If your presentation will be about Canvas, you can choose from a 30 minute presentation or a 15 minute Canvas Lightning Round session.

We will need the following information for your proposal:

  • All presenters’ names and contact information
  • Presentation length, if presenting about Canvas
  • Additional technology needs
  • Presentation Title
  • Presentation Abstract

Submit your proposal.

The deadline to submit a proposal is Friday, July 20 at 5 p.m. Notification of your proposal status will be on or before July 27. 

If you have any questions, please contact our office.

Blackboard for GAs

This workshop is designed to help graduate assistants communicate with students, facilitate discussions and group work, use the Grade Center, and track student participation and presence in Blackboard. Resources will provide information about web accessibility, student privacy, copyright protection, and TWU support services.

Denton Offerings

Registration coming soon.

  • August 28 | 10 – 11:30 a.m. | STOD 307
  • September 5 | 1 – 2:30 p.m. | STOD 307

Canvas Faculty Toolkit

This two-hour workshop will focus on features, skills and strategies you need to teach and manage courses in Canvas. Topics may include (but are not limited to):

  • Accessibility & Students’ Rights
  • Rich Content Editor
  • Announcements
  • Quizzes
  • Gradebook and SpeedGrader
  • Inbox
  • Teaching Tactics using Canvas

Denton Offerings

Registration coming soon.

  • August 22 | 9 – 11 a.m. | ACT 603
  • August 28 | 1 – 3 p.m. | ACT 603

Canvas Teaching Essentials for GTAs and Adjuncts

This offering, specifically for adjuncts and graduate teaching assistants, will focus on promising practices using Canvas as the Instructor of Record. Topics covered in this two-hour workshop include (but are not limited to):

  • Posting content using a variety of tools
  • Developing digital communication practices
  • Designing and managing discussion, collaboration, and group work
  • Organizing grades
  • Creating and managing assignments and assessments

Denton Offerings

Registration coming soon.

  • August 20 | 1 – 3 p.m. | ACT 603
  • August 28 | 9 – 11 a.m. | ACT 603

Classroom Technology Workshop

This workshop will demonstrate how to operate the classroom podium equipment including audio and video settings, the projector, the document camera, and how to connect portable devices.

Denton Offerings

Registration coming soon.

  • August 21 | 12 – 1 p.m. | ACT 601
  • August 30 | 12 – 1 p.m. | ASB 209

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