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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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Writing Clear and Challenging Learning Outcomes Workshop

In this workshop, participants will review aspects of “good” learning outcomes. They will identify frameworks for learning outcomes and discuss Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy outcome verbs. Participants will actively discuss learning outcomes templates and identify potential learning outcomes for a course or program.

Participants will receive an assessment matrix on Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy and a Bloom’s Revised Cognitive Taxonomy slide. 

Location: Olscamp Room 110

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Connecting Learning Expectations with Assessment Workshop

In this workshop, participants will identify strategies for how to connect what they want students to know with how they plan on assessing them. There will be active discussion on best practices for creating a clear statement on course expectations, as well as preparing a schedule and method of assessments. Additionally, participants will identify how to connect learning expectations to class activities and assignments.

 

Location: Olscamp Room 110

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Canvas 101 Workshop

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.

 

  • Wednesday, August 31, 1:30-3:30 pm

Location: Olscamp Room 110

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Canvas Advanced Quiz Workshop

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.

Location: Olscamp Room 110

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RefWorks Workshop

RefWorks gives you a place online to save pdfs and citations you find while doing research. It also has tools to format papers and bibliographies in a wide variety of citation styles (MLA, APA, and more).

Location: All workshops will be held in the large group room in the Learning Commons on the first floor of Jerome Library.

If you would like training or assistance with RefWorks and cannot attend a workshop, please contact Amy Fry and we can set up a time to meet one-on-one.

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