Online Teaching & Learning Series Spring 2021

During Spring 2021, Online@JSU and online teaching faculty at JSU will provide engaging and interesting presentations and discussions about online teaching and learning. They will discuss best practices in teaching online and provide strategies and techniques that they are currently using in the field to effectively teach online. You are invited to attend and be part of the conversation about quality teaching in the online environment and learn and implement new strategies and techniques to improve your teaching online.

New to online learning? Visit the Orientation to Online Learning at JSU.

If you have any questions, please contact us at online@jsu.edu.  We will gladly answer any questions.

Date

Time

Day

Title

Topic

Presenter

1/20

 

1:30 to 2:30 pm

 Wednesday

OneNote & Class Notebook

Leveraging OneNote and Class Notebook in your Online Course.

Andrea Rains, School of Health Professions & Wellness, Department of Kinesiology

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Date

Time

Day

Title

Topic

Presenter

1/27

2:30 to 3:30 pm

 Wednesday

CIDI Plus Design Tools – Getting Started

Enabling CIDI tools in your Canvas course, features of CIDI tools, creating basic Canvas page templates.

Dr. Chris Inman, Online@JSU

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Date

Time

Day

Title

Topic

Presenter

2/2

2 to 3 pm

Tuesday

Turning Point Student Response System & Teams: A Winning Combination

The Turning Point Student Response System can be paired with Microsoft Teams to create a uniquely interactive online virtual classroom experience.

Dr. James Rayburn, School of Science, Biology


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Date

Time

Day

Title

Topic

Presenter

2/9

2:30 to 3:30 pm

 Tuesday

Customized & Personalized Learning

This session includes justification for personalized/customized learning; some benefits of using this approach; and a discussion of how such assignments promote critical thinking skills as students work within the higher levels of Bloom's Taxonomy. Participants will see examples of these types of assignments that the presenter uses in her own classes; then, they will crowdsource ideas for customizing and personalizing assignments across various disciplines.

Dr. Kelly Paynter, School of Education, Department of Counseling & Instructional Support

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Date

Time

Day

Title

Topic

Presenter

2/17

 

2:00 to 3:00 pm

 Wednesday

CANCELLED/POSTPONED

Consistency & Checking In

We know we as humans are creatures of routine, but should that apply to our online classes? During this presentation we will take a look at how having consistent online course format and assignments and implementing multiple student check-ins can help student success in online courses.

Mysti Nichols & Christy Burns, School of Arts & Humanities, Department of English

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Date

Time

Day

Title

Topic

Presenter

2/23

2:30 to 3:30 pm

Tuesday

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) 

What is universal design for learning? How can I apply it as an instructor?

Dr. Teresa Gardner, Curriculum & Instruction, Education

Date

Time

Day

Title

Topic

Presenter

3/2

2 to 3 pm

Tuesday

New Federal Guidelines: Regular and Substantive?

New federal guidelines for online education go into effect on July 1, 2021. What are these guidelines, and how will Online@JSU address them and help faculty meet them?

Dr. Chris Inman, Online@JSU

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Date

Time

Day

Title

Topic

Presenter

3/8

2:30 to 3:30 pm

 Monday

Ableism and Accessibility

Dr. Stephanie Douglass will present on Accessibility and Ableism, which will focus on what accessibility is and how ableist attitudes can hinder rather than help individuals with a disability. In addition, Dr. Stephanie will discuss what tools you have available to make your content more accessible to all students and not only students with a disability. 

Dr. Stephanie Douglass, Online@JSU

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Date

Time

Day

Title

Topic

Presenter

3/17

 

2:30 to 3:30 pm

 Wednesday

Kaltura Media Platform

Kaltura is a media creation tool that integrates with Canvas. Record lectures, tutorials, and screencasts, and store and share them in your Canvas courses. Kaltura also has user analytics, screen captioning, and a quiz tool.

Dr. Stephanie Douglass, Instructional Designer and Bobby Mikel, Creative Media Designer, Online@JSU

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Date

Time

Day

Title

Topic

Presenter

3/30

2:30 to 3:30 pm

Tuesday

Tips and Recommendations for Recording Video and Video Production

In this session, you will learn about best practices in recording video and in video production.

Bobby Mikel, Creative Media Designer, Online@JSU

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Date

Time

Day

Title

Topic

Presenter

4/6

2:30 to 3:30 pm

 Tuesday

The community of Inquiry (COI)

What is the community of inquiry model? How can I apply it to my course?

Dr. Hungwei Tseng, Online@JSU

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Date

Time

Day

Title

Topic

Presenter

4/12

2:30 to 3:30 pm

 Monday

Digital Measures

A look at Digital Measures.

Dr. Hungwei Tseng, Online@JSU

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