COVID-19 updates: The Distance Teaching & Learning conference will be held online from August 3-7, 2020. For the latest, view Continuing Studies COVID-19 updates.

Workshops

Workshops provide hands-on, practical learning experiences to develop knowledge and skills in a specific area. Enrollments are limited, and you must pre-register and pay a separate fee to attend.

*New this year: afternoon workshops on Friday, August 7th.*

View the Monday full workshop descriptions and key takeaways. View the Friday full workshop descriptions and key takeaways.

Monday, August 3, 2020
MORNING WORKSHOPS
11am – 2pm

AM-1   Canceled


AM-2 Micro-Learning, the Next Great Innovation in Training

Dennis Glenn, Adjunct Professor, DePaul University -Graduate School of Continuing and Professional Studies

This workshop will offer three current solutions on how micro-learning can be implemented to your learning portfolio to rapidly create interactive task mastery simulations that are limited to one or two learning objectives

Required: Laptop


AM-3 Practicing Inclusion as an Instructional Designer

Anna Marsden, Instructional Design Consultant, UNT Center for Learning Experimentation, Application, and Research and Marilu Vargas, Instructional Design Consultant, UNT Center for Learning Experimentation, Application, and Research

In this session we will provide working definitions for and discuss the differences between diversity and inclusion; examine the nuanced ways that inclusion creates access; and illustrate design principles and practices that can enhance the inclusivity of course material.


AM-4 Canceled.


AM-5 Canceled


AM-6 Student Success: Balancing Content, Assessment & Cognitive Load

Kristen Betts, Clinical Professor, Drexel University and Karen Goldschmidt, Associate Clinical Professor & Chair, Chair, RN to BSN Program, Drexel University and Dana Kemery, Associate Clinical Professor, Drexel University

This session engages attendees in evidence-based practices related to course design/review, learning, Carnegie Unit, credit-hour policy, and the critical balance between course content, instruction, and assessment. Attendees will actively work with one of their current/future courses and syllabus on individual and group activities.

Required: Laptop/tablet

Monday, August 3, 2020
AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS
3  – 4:30 pm

PM-1 – Canceled


PM-2 – Canceled


PM-3 Develop Online Course Activities that Produce Results

Jerzy George Jura, Director – Academic Technology, UW-Madison School of Nursing

This workshop guides participants through the most significant, published, data-driven research of the last two decades, distills the results to easy-to-understand, applicable principles, and provides a framework (a set of templates) for developing online student learning activities based on these principles.


PM-4 Canceled


PM-5 Developing an Activity Catalog for Creative Course Design

Debra Johnson-Cortesi, Senior Instructional Designer, Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduate School and Michelle Bly, Instructional Designer, Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduate School

In this hands-on workshop, through a set of guided activities and discussions, you will be provided with all of the ideas and skills needed to develop and design your own activity catalog: a database for gathering and sharing creative online teaching ideas.


PM-6 Canceled

Friday, August 7, 2020
AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS
12:45 – 2:15 pm

PM-7 Canceled


PM-8 Canceled


PM-9  Set the Bar: Establishing Learning Expectations on Day 1

Katherine Robbins, Senior Instructional Designer, SYKES TalentSprout

To make the most of this 90-minute workshop, this workshop is more a Design Thinking/Brainstorming approach rather than a more traditional workshop structure. Participants will use a modified Lightening Decision Jam structure to help each other brainstorm on ideas for how to help set learner expectations.

Required: Laptop/tablet


PM-10 Canceled


PM-11 Redesign Course On a Dime

Carissa Gober, Assistant Professor of Teacher Education, Missouri Southern State University and Jennifer Stegall, Assistant Professor, Missouri Southern State University

Learn how to incorporate videos, Flipgrid, Edpuzzle and Nearpod tools which have redefined traditional online courses and increased course evaluations.

Required: Laptop/tablet


PM-12 Canceled