Upcoming Events

Oct 20

Assignment ReDesign

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 3:30pm
Online in Zoom

Do you ever feel frustrated with the quality and/or effort that your student's put into their assignments? Are your students turning in work that does not reflect their full potential or capabilities? In this session, we will learn how to revise an assignment to clearly convey expectations for quality. Join us to learn how to apply simple methods to create more transparent assignments that will increase student success. Click here for more information. 
Teaching, Learning, & Student Success, Workshops
Oct 21

Writing to Learn

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 2:00pm
Online in Zoom

Writing to learn refers to a set of ideas and practices regarding the way people use writing as a tool for learning (not just communicating). This workshop is designed to introduce participants to the concept of writing to learn with particular emphasis on the importance of writing-to-learn activities as tools for deepening understanding, extending learning, and developing critical thinking skills across all disciplines. Click here for more information.
Teaching, Learning, & Student Success, Workshops
Oct 23

Inclusive Leadership Retreat

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 8:00am to Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 5:00pm
137 Grandfather Mountain Ballroom

Registration information coming soon.
Special Events, Inclusive Excellence, Inclusive Excellence: Campus Community
Nov 4

Strategies for Facilitating Online Discussion

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 2:00pm
Online in Zoom

Engaging learners in discussions is a critical part of the online learning experience as it provides opportunities to engage with content in deep in meaningful ways, and also facilitates presence and community in the course. During this session, we will provide tips, strategies, and approaches for facilitating both asynchronous and synchronous discussions in online and blended courses. We will discuss strategies for using a variety of tools such as AsULearn forums, FlipGrid, VoiceThread and Zoom to create opportunities for students to engage with course content and each other.
Teaching, Learning, & Student Success, Workshops
Nov 6

Transparent Assignment Peer Review

Friday, November 6, 2020 - 2:00pm
Online in Zoom

Have you redesigned an assignment based on the Transparent Assignment Template and could use a little feedback on the finished product? Join us in this interactive session during which we will work in small groups to provide each other with feedback. Please be prepared to share your redesigned assignment in a Zoom breakout room. Click here for more information. 
Teaching, Learning, & Student Success, Workshops
Nov 13

Inclusive Language and Gender Pronouns

Friday, November 13, 2020 - 1:00pm
Online in Zoom

As campus works to become more inclusive, one of the most important elements is the language that we use. Often heard is a reference to "pronouns", but what are they and why do they matter? During this engaging and interactive session, participants will learn about inclusive language, what pronouns are and how to appropriately ask for and use them, and better understand the importance of this small but powerful statement. Click here for more information. 
Inclusive Excellence, Inclusive Excellence: Campus Community, Workshops