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CELT teams up with the Taylor Center, and Tulane's Makerspace for a creative workshop. Get inspired before the school year begins.

Open to all faculty, graduate students,  & staff. (Full and part-time) This event is full.  

  • Wednesday, August 14, 2019  9:00-3:30 
  • Thursday, August 15, 2019     9:00-1:00
  • Friday, August 16, 2019          9:00-1:00

Location: Uptown (CELT Conference Room, Makerspace, and Taylor Center)

Presenter: Toni Weiss , CELT Executive Director

Today’s students enter college with increased levels of anxiety which can, when exacerbated, decrease performance and lower the chance for success. However, we can structure our classes in such a way as to maintain high academic expectations and reduce unnecessary stressors.

Location: Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, B9

 RSVP Required

Presenters: Liv Newman, CELT & Donata Henry, CELT

Deep learning happens when students engage with the material but getting them to participate in discussions and to do so in productive and respectful ways can be a challenge. In this session you will learn some tools that will help.

Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, B11

RSVP Required

Presenter: Paula Booke, Center for Academic Equity

American colleges and universities are growing in their diversity. However, students of color and underrepresented minorities don’t always feel safe and thus encounter more obstacles for success. How can we best navigate this landscape to ensure that all students have equal opportunities to thrive?

Location: Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, B11

 RSVP Required

Presenter: Bobbie Garner-Coffee, Instructional Technologist, Faculty Technology Lab - Technology Services

Learn how to navigate your Canvas Dashboard and menus, edit notifications and settings, post your syllabus, and explore best practices for sharing your course material with students. In addition, learn how to import content from prior Canvas courses and/or other formats.

Location: Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, B9

RSVP Required

Presenter: Anne-Marie Womack, English

In this interactive workshop, Anne-Marie Womack will guide you through the process of making a reader-friendly syllabus. Bring your laptop and syllabus.

Location: Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, B9

RSVP Required

Presenter: Liv Newman, CELT

This session will provide participants with practical ideas and information on designing a course to accommodate for a planned absence and to address the unplanned emergency (e.g. hurricane evacuation) that may arise.  Please note that all faculty are responsible for continuing their course even during a hurricane evacuation.  Thus, planning early is critical!

Location: Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, B11

RSVP Required

Presenter: Bobbie Garner-Coffie

You figured out how to post documents and grades, but did you know that there is so much more you can do within Canvas – tools that will save you time, improve your teaching, and enhance your students’ learning experience? Come learn more!  Bring your laptops.

Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, B9

RSVP Required

Presenter: Bridget Smith, CPS

You’ve heard the buzz around Tulane’s commitment to public service.  But what is service learning pedagogy? What are its benefits and challenges, and could it work for you?  In this exploratory workshop, learn the basics of service learning by visioning how your course could look using this service-oriented model of experiential education.

Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, B11

RSVP Required

Presenter: Bobbie Garner-Coffee, Instructional Technologist

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