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August 29th, 2013 by Eric

Lamson Learning Commons – Rm. 113

Want to see what we are doing this semester?

Fall 2014 CETL Schedule of Events

August 20th – August 29th the office will be open

Mondays and Wednesdays: 10AM-Noon

Fall 2014 Office Hours:

Monday: 9AM – 3PM

Wednesday: 9AM – Noon and 1PM – 3PM

Thursday: Noon – 1PM and 5PM – 8PM

Friday: 9AM—2PM

And anytime by appointment

Phone
603-535-2368
Have a question?
Contact Form
Email
psu-cetl@plymouth.edu
Mailing Address
17 High Street
MSC #47B
Plymouth, NH 03264

Summer Workshop Series, June 2-4, 2014, Lamson 117

May 27th, 2014 by jkchesley

These sessions will be more “hands-on” than presentation-based, so bring your laptop if you can. You will have lots of time to ask, and get answers to, your questions. Snacks too!.

 

Please RSVP to ltoe@plymouth.edu with the sessions you will be attending so we can plan appropriately.  

 

Moodle Discussion Forums

Monday, June 2nd 12:30pm

Learn the ins and outs of using Discussion Forums in Moodle to create engaging conversation with and between students in your courses.

 

Tablet Apps for Education

Tuesday, June 3rd, 10am

Curious about using your tablet in education? Learn about some useful apps that will make learning fun and productive!

 

Kaltura Videos with Reed Marmy-Cotton

Tuesday, June 3rd, 12:30pm

Reed uses video for more flexibility in teaching content and to enhance the level of engagement and motivation in her ASL courses. Learn how Reed has transformed her learning environment while getting hands-on assistance from LTOE staff.

 

Moodle Marking Guides and Rubrics

Wednesday, June 4th, 10am

Guides and Rubrics got you down? Take grading in Moodle to a new level with the help of these two powerful tools.

 

Synchronous Meetings

Wednesday, June 4th, 12:30pm

Meeting remotely is more than seeing the instructors face. Learn how to create a collaborative learning opportunity with “Collaborate”.

PSU’s Contemplative Pedagogy Group invites you to the Summer Reading Gathering, Saturday, August 23, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Frost Commons

April 7th, 2014 by Jini Rae
PSU’s Contemplative Pedagogy Group invites you to the Summer Reading Gathering
Discussion & Brunch:
Saturday August 23, 2014
9:30-11:30 a.m.
Frost Commons
Bring a breakfast/brunch dish to share or simply bring your curiosity!

Sloan-C Virtual Conference, April 9-11, Lamson 117

March 31st, 2014 by Jini Rae

Sloan-C Virtual Conference

Emerging Technologies for Online Learning

Presented by LTOE

When: April 9-11
Where: Lamson 117

Join LTOE for any of the sessions listed below! These sessions will be streamed live in Lamson 117 and are only be available at the scheduled times.

The Emerging Technologies Symposium is devoted to the emerging and innovative uses of technology designed to improve teaching and learning online. The conference focuses on the technologies that drive online learning effectiveness, highlighting research, applications and best practices of important emerging technological tools. We encourage submissions related to instruction, networking, assessment, open educational resources, new media and support services.

For additional information about the conference: http://sloanconsortium.org/conference/2014/et4online/about

If you have any questions, please let us know: psu-cetl@plymouth.edu.

Schedule of Sessions

April 9, 2014 – 8:30am

April 9, 2014 – 10:30am

April 9, 2014 – 1:30pm

April 9, 2014 – 2:30pm.

  • Gamification and Faculty Development: Practices From a Pilot Program
  • Lead Presenter: Nakia Pope (Texas Wesleyan University, USA)
  • Lisa Hammonds (Texas Wesleyan University, USA)
  • Adeline Meira (Texas Wesleyan University, USA)
  • The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Texas Wesleyan University reports from a pilot program of awarding points and badges for faculty development.

April 9, 2014 – 4:00pm

  • Reclaim Learning: A Domain of One’s Own
  • Lead Presenter: Jim Groom (University of Mary Washington, USA)
  • Keynote Address
  • This presentation will examine a decade worth of experimentation and development at the University of Mary Washington that has resulted in a series of innovative projects such as UMW Blogs (http://umwblogs.org), ds106 (http://ds106.us), and Domain of One’s Own (http://umwdomains.com)—not to mention its recent spin-off Reclaim Hosting (http://reclaimhosting.com). What all these projects have in common is they operate from a shared ethos of supporting an open environment for teaching and learning online by helping faculty and students alike exert control over the digital spaces they learn, teach, and ultimately live in.

April 10, 2014 – 8:15am

  • Launch Pad Panel: Illuminating a New Ecosystem
  • Lead Presenter: Michael Staton (Learn Capital, USA) – Panel Moderator
  • In this plenary panel, Michael Staton will explore the opportunities and challenges intoday’s new higher education ecosystem through a thoughtful panel discussion with representatives from the Launch Pad, cutting-edge edtech entrepreneurs selected to participate at ET4Online through a competitive process.

April 10, 2014 – 10:10am

April 10, 2014 – 11:10am.

April 10, 2014 – 2:30pm

April 10, 2014 – 3:30pm

April 11, 2014 – 8:00am

  • Mess in Online Education: How it is, How it Should Be
  • Lead Presenter: Amy Collier (Stanford University, USA)
  • Jen Ross (University of Edinburgh, UK)
  • In this plenary session, Jen and Amy offer some ideas about how and why we should stop offering and accepting promises of simplicity through educational technology. Tidiness, order and sameness should never be our ultimate goal when it comes to fostering great online learning. Through stories, examples and provocations, we’ll try to convince you to abandon simplicity and embrace mess in your digital educational practices.

April 11, 2014 – 9:25am

  • Setting Students Up for Success in Online Courses
  • Lead Presenter: Marilyn Skrocki (Saginaw Valley State University, USA)
  • Poonam Kumar (Saginaw Valley State University, USA)
  • This presentation will share examples of pedagogical practices used at the course level to help students become more effective learners in an online environment..

April 11, 2014 – 10:40am

April 11, 2014 – 11:40am

  • Advancing Social & Mobile Learning with an Integrated Suite of Rich Media Tools
  • Lead Presenter: Susan Gautsch (USC Price School of Public Policy, USA)
  • Charla Griffy-Brown (Pepperdine University – Graziadio School of Business & Management , USA)
  • In fully online, blended, and on-campus programs, our schools engage students in once unimaginable ways with a suite of new simple yet powerful tools integrated into our LMS

Exam Workshop: Multiple choice exams don’t have to leave you guessing, March 31, 12:30pm, Frost Conference Room

March 31st, 2014 by Jini Rae

Just in time to write that final!

Join Michael Couvillion and Robyn Parker for an informative session on how to create better

exams through word choice and statistics. We’ll demo the strategies and identify resources

to help you implement them. All experience levels welcome! Hope to see you there!

 

Academic Service Learning: Bringing Lessons to Life, March 25, Frost Conference Room

March 18th, 2014 by Jini Rae

March 25, 2:30
Frost Conference Room

Presented by Jessica Dutille and Thaddeus Guldbrandsen, Office of Research & Engagement

Service Learning is a powerful pedagogical model that provides students with the opportunity to earn academic credit by actively participating in and learning from scholarly activities undertaken to serve community needs.  This workshop will share best practices of service learning including reflection techniques, as well as discuss the impact on our students and community.

Workshop Series Designed for Fundamental Online Teaching Skills, March 26

March 18th, 2014 by Jini Rae

Online Teaching Skills Explored

 

WEBINAR

Are you in the beginning stages of online teaching – perhaps developing your first online or blended course? Or maybe you’d like to improve the quality of your online course design. We can help you gain the knowledge and skills you need to be an effective online educator.

Register now for The New to Online Webinar for complimentary information about the Sloan-C New to Online Workshop Series – workshops specifically designed for the development offundamental online teaching skills.

   Workshops in this series include:    

  • New to Online: The Essentials
  • Supporting New Online Learners
  • Quality Course Design Frameworks
  • Strategies for Increasing Interaction and Engagement

   Webinar: March 26, 2014

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Pedagogy Ideas for the First Year Seminar, March 10 & 11, Frost Conference Room

March 5th, 2014 by Jini Rae

Monday, March 10, 12:30
Tuesday, March 11, 2:30 

This First Year Seminar instructor workshop will focus on several pedagogical techniques that many who teach the First Year Seminar course have found successful. We will share handouts and talk about what seems to fit well with various topics in the course.

This workshop will be helpful for those who will be teaching the course for the first time, for those who are thinking about teaching the course, and even for those who have taught the course before and would like to share techniques.

Managing Your Online Identity – For Those In Higher Education and Those Who Aspire To Be, March 1, 10AM-12:30PM, 2 Pillsbury Street, Concord NH

February 24th, 2014 by Jini Rae

Facilitators: Drs. Fran Rancourt and Ann Berry
Saturday, March 1st 10am – 12:30pm
2 Pillsbury Street (5th floor Plymouth State University)
Concord, NH

Please RSVP to Debbie Healey dahealey@mail.plymouth.edu indicating that you would like to attend and what you might like to contribute to the pot luck.

This practical, timely, and hands-on, 2-part workshop will explore your online identity and assist you in making informed decisions about managing it. We are all aware that our professional online identity and reputation is critically important. Don’t leave yours to chance. A few key steps to locate and manage your online identity can have a positive impact.

All faculty and graduate students are invited to attend.

This  workshop will be followed by a potluck lunch. We will provide a main course. Workshop participants can contribute a snack, salad, side dish or dessert to share.

 Part One: What is an Online Identity? Why Is It important?

This first workshop will acquaint you with your digital profile, or what people see on the web associated with your name and how it impacts your online identity. Come with a laptop or tablet ready log onto the web and investigate.

 Part Two: How Do You Manage Your Online Identity?

Your profile makes an immediate impression and you want it to highlight your expertise. The second workshop will offer some options for enhancing and taking control of your online profile.

NEW TO ONLINE WORKSHOPS? February 20, 2104

February 14th, 2014 by Jini Rae

WORKSHOP SERIES DESIGNED FOR FUNDAMENTAL ONLINE TEACHING SKILLS

FREE WEBINAR

Are you in the beginning stages of online teaching – perhaps developing your first online or blended course? Or maybe you’d like to improve the quality of your online course design. We can help you gain the knowledge and skills you need to be an effective online educator.

Register now for The New to Online Webinar for free information about the Sloan-C New to Online Workshop Series – workshops specifically designed for the development of fundamental online teaching skills.

Workshops in this series include:    

  • New to Online: The Essentials
  • Supporting New Online Learners
  • Quality Course Design Frameworks
  • Strategies for Increasing Interaction and Engagement

   Webinar: February 20, 2104 

CLICK HERE TO JOIN

PASSHE VIRTUAL CONFERENCE, Monday Feb. 10–Friday, February 21

February 14th, 2014 by Jini Rae

CETL is excited to offer the PASSHE Virtual Conference to Plymouth State Faculty & Lecturers.

Monday, February 10, 2014 at 9:00 AM – Friday, February 21, 2014 at 4:00 PM (PST)

Now in its 5th year, Transforming the Teaching & Learning Environment: the PASSHE Virtual Conference provides an opportunity to engage with education professionals from around the world—all from the comfort of your office or home.  Over the course of two weeks in February, 60 one-hour sessions will be delivered online.  Topics range from Emerging Technologies to Organizational Best Practices to Mobile Learning and more.

Registration and Participation Information

To attend the sessions, go to the list of sessions (2014-sessions-by-Date). Each session has an “Enter Session” link. Simply click on that link at the appropriate day/time.

Please don’t hesitate to contact CETL if you have any questions.

In order to participate in the conference, you will need to download Blackboard, PSU’s newest learning technology. You can find information on downloading it for the PASSHE conference HERE. PSU Collaborte support can be found on LTOE’s Help Documentation Website.