This session is led by Dawn Del Carlo, chemistry, and explores how to open up the classroom to alternate activities by moving content delivery to outside the classroom via on-line lectures. This workshop will not be about how to use Panopto technology per se, but more about how the technology can be used to change your pedagogy. Sponsored by the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost. For more information, contact Susan Hill, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Executive Vice President and Provost
Faculty Senate regular meeting.
Led by Lisa Jepsen, economics, and Kim MacLin, psychology, this session focuses on how to teach large classes effectively, including keeping students engaged, managing exams and writing assignments, grading and time-management strategies. Sponsored by the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost.
The annual fall full faculty meeting will include addresses from the president, provost, chair of the faculty, Faculty Senate chair and president of United Faculty as well as presentation of faculty awards and introduction of new faculty. A reception will follow.
The Northern Iowan Student Government is once again making national newspapers available on campus. John Johnson, history dept., and Gerri Perreault, communication studies dept., will provide ideas for using newspapers in the classroom setting. This event is co-sponsored by the American Democracy Project with additional sponsorship by the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost.
Bb Learn 9 contains several reporting features to better inform instructors concerning student usage, performance, and to confirm visibility of course content to students. In this session we’ll acquaint you with what’s available and how to access this information. To register click https://access.uni.edu/cgi-bin/training/train_enroll.cgi?command=start&admin_group=ITSETF
Learn some Grade Center tips and tricks!. We'll also address downloading/uploading your gradebook to MS Excel, pointing out some of the hazards of which to beware. If you use Scantron for testing, you'll definitely want to sit in on this session. To register click https://access.uni.edu/cgi-bin/training/train_enroll.cgi?command=start&admin_group=ITSETF
This is a discussion of Julian Bond's presentation (September 5 at GBPAC) on the American Dream.
Michael Blackwell, Director of the Center for Multicultural Education will lead the discussion. Free and open to the public.
Sponsored by American Democracy Project and University Book and Supply and RHG.
Bb Learn 9 offers a number of assessment tools including an online assignment tool for students to submit assignments electronically and a tool for online delivery of tests and surveys. Additionally, UNI has licensed the Turnitin Building Block which gives Blackboard users convenient access to Turnitin’s suite of learning tools, including Originality Check (plagiarism prevention) and GradeMark™, from within the Bb Learn 9 environment. This session will address each of these tools as well as resources to assist you in using them. To register click https://access.uni.edu/cgi-bin/training/train_enroll.cgi?command=start&admin_group=ITSETF
Faculty Senate regular meeting