Monthly Lectures & Workshops

ANNOUNCING! The Center for the Advancement of Teaching - CALLS FOR PARTICIPATION

Join us Spring, 2016 for one of our faculty reading or working groups —8 at MMC and 1 at BBC!

Click here to review the descriptions and select your favorite. When you register, we'll promptly deliver your complimentary copy of the book, so you can start reading over the holidays!

For more information on past and upcoming symposiums, please click here.

For a summary of past monthly lectures, please select a title from the list below.

"Enhancing Engagement in Online & Hybrid Classes with Group Work"

When: June 20th, 2016
Time: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: GL 835
Speakers: Dr. Rachel Ritchie & Dr. Michael Chen
For a copy of the presentation Click here.

"Helping Students Learn About Critical Earth Issues Using Large Online Datasets"

When: October 21st, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: GL 482
Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Gebelein
For a copy of the presentation Click here.

"Transformative Pedagogy - Teaching Millenials in an Online Environment"

When: June 25th, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: GL 154
Speaker: Susan Maarouf
For a copy of the flyer Click here.
For a copy of the presentation Click here.
To view The Voice of the Active Learner video Click here.
To view The Geocaching video Click here.

"Strategies to Increase Response Rates of Online Course Evaluations"

When: March 25th, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: ECS 451
Speaker: Dr. Katherine Lineberger
For a copy of the flyer Click here.

"Online University Teaching What’s Working?"

When: February 25th, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: ECS 451
Speaker: Dr. Chuck Fidler
For a copy of the flyer Click here.
For a copy of the presentation Click here.

"Library Tools You Can Use!"

When: January 30, 2014
Time: 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: ECS 451
Speaker: Sarah Hammill
For a copy of the presentation click here.
For a copy of the handout click here.

"Getting a Physical Science Course Online"

When: December 5, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: ECS 451
Speaker: Dr. Chuck Fidler, Jennifer Gebelein and Marcelo Saldana
For a copy of the flyer click here.

"Getting Your Humanities or Social Sciences Courses Online"

When: October 15, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: ECS 451
Speakers: Jennifer Gebelein and Kathy Lineberger
For a copy of the online course design checklist for professors click here.
For a copy of the presentation click here.

"Creating Your Own Podcasts/Vodcasts"

When: April 3, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: ECS 451
Speaker: Marcelo Saldana
For a copy of the flyer click here.
For a copy of the presentation click here.

"Online and Digital Research with our FIU Distance Learning Librarian"

When: September 27, 2012
Where: ECS 451
Speaker: Sarah Hammill
(download flyer here)
If you would like a PDF copy of this presentation please click here.
Resources for Online Teaching & Learning
If you would like to see the video recording of this presentation please click here.
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"Using Social Media in Academia"

When: March 23, 2012
Where: ECS 451
Speaker: Elizabeth Ferris
(download flyer here)
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"Teaching a Social Science or Humanities Course in an Online Environment"

When: December 2, 2011
Where: ECS 451
Speakers: Dean Kenneth Furton, Arts & Sciences faculty and staff, FIU Online, FIU Libraries, and the Center for the Advancement of Teaching (download flyer here)

"Teaching Science in an Online Environment"

When: November 10, 2011
Where: ECS 451
Speakers: Jennifer Gebelein & Keith Banks
(download flyer here)

"Increasing Student Engagement Using Blackboard"

When: August 5, 2011
Where: ECS 451
Speaker: Elizabeth Ferris

"Teaching in Second Life"

When: June 17, 2011
Where: ECS 451
Speaker: Vanessa Castro
(download flyer here)