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Preparing for Winter 2023/2024

Preparing for Winter 2023/2024 Online

The Summer/Winter Session Office, in partnership with the ITDS team, will offer workshops online during this half-day event.  Workshop participants will receive resources in Canvas.  All faculty are encouraged to register for a one-on-one consultation as needed through the ITDS Consultation Scheduler.




8:45 - 9:00

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9:00 - 9:45

Welcome & Updates from Summer/Winter Session & ITDS

Excelling in Accelerated Formats: Strategies and Best Practices for Winter Session Faculty 
Adapting your course to an accelerated format requires special attention to pacing, workload, and other considerations to facilitate student success in just four weeks. This session describes strategies and best practices to consider while adapting your course. Dr. Sangeeta Parashar, Associate Professor of Sociology, joins us to share her experience, successes, and lessons learned. 

10:00 - 10:30

Keeping Up With What’s New in Canvas
We have put together a series of Tips & Tricks to ensure you have everything you need to effectively and efficiently prepare your Winter courses. Whether you are new to Canvas or not, there may be some tricks you are unaware of or even possibilities in teaching your course that you have not yet considered.

10:30 - 11:15

Responding to Artificial Intelligence Effective Instructional Design
Generative artificial intelligence tools such as ChatGPT have exploded in popularity and pose many questions in higher education related to academic integrity and authenticity of work produced by our students. This workshop empowers faculty with an overview of ChatGPT and other similar AI text generators, assessment design approaches for mitigating misuse, and considerations on leveraging these tools to enhance learning activities.

11:30 - 12:15

Enhancing Student Experiences on Canvas with Graphic Design
Using appropriate graphic design on your Canvas pages, assignments, quizzes, and course materials can make all the difference in ensuring that your students have an accessible and engaging learning environment. Join us in exploring how you can enhance your courses on Canvas with the careful application of graphic design!



Tuesday, December 5, 2023
9:00am - 12:15pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
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This is an online or mixed modality event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
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