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March 28, 2016

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Monday, March 28, 2016

All Day Fall Advising
Fall Advising
All Day Khordad Sal
Zoroastrian holyday commemorating the birth of the Prophet Zarathushtra
12:00 AM Designing and Teaching Online Courses (DTOC) Mini Institute: Shifting to Teaching and Learning Online

Designing and Teaching Online Courses (DTOC) Mini Institute
(Formerly Online Course Design Mini-Institutes)
Weekly starting March 21
Facilitator: Linda Bruenjes, Technology Innovation for Learning and Teaching, Associate Director, CTSE

Are you new to teaching online?  Have you taught online in the past but want to learn more about particular online teaching strategies?  Do you want to join a group of online educators to discuss or learn how to use tools that enhance the online learning experience?  Are you interested in learning how to spend more time supporting learning and less time on repetitive activities?  Have you kept up with the evolving pedagogy of teaching online?  If you can answer YES to any of these questions, we invite you to sign up for this series of mini-institutes. Faculty and staff are invited to sign up for the entire series, one in the series, or a select few to which you can commit the time.  Each mini-institute will be one week in length. All institutes will be held online. Participants will be given instructions prior to the start date.

March 28 – April 3

DTOC-MI #2 (Formerly OCD-MI #2): Shifting to Teaching and Learning Online. 

Learn how to adapt your course to the online environment and appreciate the challenges and opportunities for online and technology-enhanced learning.

Learning Objectives:  In this mini-institute, participants will:

  • Use online discussion forums to post questions about the course and create community with their peers
  • Read about how to adjust activities, assessments and presentation modes to fit the online learning environment
  • Familiarize themselves with the change of roles that occur when faculty and students move to the online learning environment
  • Recognize some of the challenges and opportunities of online teaching and learning
  • Submit a rubric supported assignment to Blackboard
  • Submit a reflective journal entry
  • Check for faculty and peer feedback
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM Annual Illustration Student Exhibit

The work displayed includes the artwork of Illustration majors and minors, sophomore through senior, produced in the past year in Illustration Program classes.  It was selected by a jury of illustration professionals - Susy Pilgrim-Waters, James Steinberg, Mike Scaramozzino and Dale Stephanos.  

Everyone is welcome to the opening reception on Thursday, March 31 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Mindfulness (Buddhist) Meditation
Come join us in the Interfaith Center (D540) for Buddhist/mindfulness meditation on Mondays at 4PM!
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Nontraditional J.D. Jobs Panel
Hear from Suffolk Law alums at this panel discussion. Food and beverages provided! Cosponsored by Phi Alpha Delta, SBA Alumni Affairs and PCD. 

Location: Sargent Hall 5th Floor Commons & Blue Sky Lounge
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM "America After Ferguson" Film Screening
Location: Faculty Dining Room 

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