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Workshops

The Center for Faculty Excellence strives to provide opportunities for BGSU educators to discuss learner-centered, integrative teaching. We hope that through participation, each educator can develop more pedagogical “capital.” We sincerely invite you to join our community of learners by registering for the discussions/workshops listed below. All workshops will be located in the CFE location (103 Olscamp Hall) unless otherwise noted. 

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Canvas 101

Canvas 101 is an on-campus training workshop that provides experience with Canvas features including: settings, notifications, assignments, discussions, grading, and quizzes. An open question and hands-on session will be included in this workshop. Participants are asked to bring a laptop or to notify the CFE if they will need one provided.

  • Monday, May 9th from 9:00-11:00 am
  • Tuesday, May 10th from 1:30-3:30 pm

Location: Olscamp Room 110

Register at: https://infopro.bgsu.edu

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TAKE IT TO THE BANK - WORKING WITH CANVAS QUIZ BANKS

This in-depth training for faculty members will show how to create quizzes in Canvas. Topics will include types of questions such as Fill in the Blanks, Matching, Multiple Choice, as well as creating Quiz Banks for randomizing questions to help prevent cheating.
 

  • Tuesday, May 17th from 1:30-3:30 pm

Location: Olscamp Room 110

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Camtasia Workshops

Camtasia is a video editing/screen and lecture capture software that can use be used to record PowerPoint lectures, Canvas course introductions, homework reviews, and other custom videos that are tailored around your content. The workshops will cover how to record, edit, and produce your own instructional videos. There will also be a hands-on session where you will create a short video.

  • TBD

Location: Olscamp Room 110

Center for Faculty Excellence staff members are available for 1:1 and department roadshow trainings. If you are interested in using Camtasia, please contact the CFE office at cfe@bgsu.edu or 419-372-6898 to set up an appointment.

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BUILDING YOUR COURSE AND TEACHING ONLINE USING CANVAS

This course, delivered completely online, is developed in alignment with Quality Matters principles and standards, where you will learn about online course design and teaching. In addition, the course structure can serve as a potential model, if applicable, for your own online course. The course runs for 2-weeks, is instructor-led, and there are assignments, discussion board activities, and due dates.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Canvas 101 or equivalent knowledge

  • April 11th - April 25th

Location: Online

Register at: 
https://infopro.bgsu.edu

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Active Learning Classroom

Join staff from the Center for Faculty Excellence to explore our cutting-edge Active Learning Classrooms. Sample the technology and talk with colleagues about ideas for innovative and creative teaching techniques that take advantage of these rooms’ unique design and equipment.

If you will be teaching in an active learning classroom next semester or if you are wondering if teaching one of these classrooms might promote greater student engagement sometime in the future, this program is for you. Don’t miss the opportunity! Those who complete the training will be given priority in reserving these classrooms in the future.

Session dates TBD

ALL SESSIONS WILL BE IN 208 OLSCAMP HALL!

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