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Instructors, teaching assistants and support staff can register for online training below. Follow our recommended paths if you would like guidance on which workshops to attend.

Autumn 2020 Workshop Program Overview

ATS Fall 2020 Workshop Categories

The workshops fall under five categories:

  1. Introduction and Pedagogy
  2. Content Creation and Structure
  3. Accessibility and Inclusivity
  4. Student Engagement
  5. Assessment and Assignments
Academic Technology Solutions, the Chicago Center for Teaching, and the University of Chicago Library have designed a program of workshops to help instructors prepare to teach in the Autumn Quarter. The workshops fall into five categories–Introduction and Pedagogy, Content Creation and Structure, Accessibility and Inclusivity, Student Engagement, and Assessment and Assignments. Together, they represent complementary areas of course design. More workshops will be added as they become available. Check back on this page for the most up-to-date information.

Introduction and Pedagogy

These workshops provide theoretical and practical foundations for thinking about and planning for remote and hybrid teaching.

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Pedagogical Considerations for Remote and Hybrid Teaching (90 min)

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New and Updated Tools for Remote and Hybrid Teaching (30 min)

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Content Creation and Structure

These sessions discuss tools and resources available for creating and structuring course content, and why and how to use them well for remote and hybrid teaching.

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Introduction to Canvas for Remote and Hybrid Teaching (60 min)

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Using Panopto for Remote and Hybrid Teaching (90 min)

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Creating Short Panopto Videos in Canvas (30 min)

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Library Services for Remote and Hybrid Teaching (45 min)

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Accessibility and Inclusivity

These workshops introduce principles and tools for creating inclusive and accessible environments that are intended to effectively engage students of various backgrounds, expectations, and requirements in productive learning and participation. Discussions in these workshops will contribute to making decisions about course structure and tool use.

Workshop Live Recorded

Creating Inclusive and Accessible Environments (60 min)

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Live Captioning in Zoom Class Meetings (30 min)

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Student Engagement

Workshops in this area canvas strategies and tools for engaging students and fostering community and social presence in remote and hybrid teaching modalities

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Engaging Students in Remote and Hybrid Teaching (90 min)

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Introduction to Zoom for Remote and Hybrid Teaching (60 min)

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Using Zoom Annotations for Virtual Board Work (30 min)

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Managing Breakout Rooms in Zoom (30 min)

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Managing Student Interactions in Zoom (30 min)

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Effective Use of Discussion Boards and Course Blogs (30 min)

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Scheduling Office Hours in Canvas (30 min)

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Assessment and Assignments

These sessions discuss assessment and assignment options in remote and hybrid teaching modalities.

Workshop Live Recorded

Beyond Essays and Exams: Assessment and Assignment Options (90 min)

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Designing Research Assignments Using Library Resources (60 min)

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Canvas Assignments & Gradebook (45 min)

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Canvas Online Quizzes and Surveys (60 min)

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Online Proctoring Options (45 min)

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