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October Workshops

eLearning Universal Design: Foundations by Samira Laouzai, Justin Quinn, Courtney Felton
   Tuesday, October 2, 9:00-10:30 | EB 243

Teaching Foundations: The Use of Scholarship to Enhance Teaching by Tino Unlap
   Wednesday, October 3, 12:10-1:00 | LRC 210A

UAB Libraries: Predatory Publishing by Kara Van Abel and Becca Billings
   Thursday, October 4, 10:30-12:00 | EB 243

Teaching Innovation: Gamification by Brian C. Moon
   Friday, October 5, 11:30-1:00 | EB 243

Interprofessional Teams in Healthcare: Interprofessional Communication by Allison Shorten
   Monday, October 8, 12:00-1:00 | LRC 102

Global Awareness: Cross-cultural Communication in the Classroom by Ariel Gil
   Tuesday, October 9, 11:30-1:00 | EB 243

Teaching Effectiveness: Active Learning in the Classroom by Scott L. Phillips
   Wednesday, October 10, 11:30-1:00 |EB 243

Teaching Foundations: Effective Use of Team Teaching by Tino Unlap
   Wednesday, October 10, 12:10-1:00 | LRC 210A

Design Thinking: Brain Storm – "How Might We..." by Molly Wasko
   Thursday, October 11, 9:30-10:45 | CSB 109

Commercializing Academic Discovery: Commercialization for Academics by Kathy Nugent
   Thursday, October 11, 11:00-12:00 | TBD

Global Awareness: SafeZone Training by Amanda Shaffer
   Friday, October 12, 11:30-1:00 | EB 243

Mental Health Matters: QPR Suicide Gatekeeper Certification by Consuelo Click
   Monday, October 15, 11:00-1:00 | EB 243

Accessibility: Assistive Technology- Enabling Access by Justin Quinn
   Tuesday, October 16, 10:00-11:30 | EB 243

eLearning: Introduction to Quality Matters by Samira Laouzai, Randi Kirkland
   Wednesday, October 17, 9:00-10:30 | EB 243

eLearning Online Teaching: Foundations of Course Design by Courtney Felton, Zhetao Guo
   Thursday, October 18, 9:00-10:30 | EB 243

Advising as Teaching: Metacognition in Academic Advising by Lisa Kerr
   Thursday, October 18, 12:00-1:00 | EB 243

Mental Health Matters: Foundations by Angela Stowe
   Friday, October 19, 10:00-12:00 | SHEL 515

Teaching Innovation: Using Video in Your Classes by Brian C. Moon
   Monday, October 22, 11:30-1:00 | EB 243

Global Awareness: Our Students as Cross-cultural Learners by Ariel Gil
   Tuesday, October 23, 11:30-1:00 | EB 243

eLearning: Applying the Quality Matters Rubric by Samira Laouzai, Meegie Wheat
   Wednesday, October 24, 9:00-4:00 | EB 243

Teaching Foundations: Seven Habits of the Most Successful Teachers by Tino Unlap
   Wednesday, October 24, 12:10-1:00 | LRC 210A

Commercializing Academic Discovery: Protect your Intellectual Property by Kathy Nugent
   Thursday, October 25, 11:00-12:00 | TBD

Platinum Level: Asking Questions by Scott L. Phillips
   Thursday, October 25, 11:30-1:00 | EB 243

QEP: Practical Ideas for Creating a Safe Learning Environment by Chris Eidson
   Friday, October 26, 12:00-1:00 | EB 243

Design Thinking: Empathy Bridge by Molly Wasko, Michael Millsap
   Tuesday, October 30, 9:30-10:45 | CSB 109

eLearning Teaching Tools: GoReact by Tyler Weldon and Jerad Watson
   Tuesday, October 30, 11:30-1:00 | EB 243

Teaching Foundations: How to Write Good Test Questions by Tino Unlap
   Wednesday, October 31, 12:10-1:00 | LRC 210A

September Workshops

QEP: Teacher as Facilitator, Managing the TBL Classroom by William Brooks
  Friday, September 21, 12:00-1:00 | EB 243

Accessibility: The Role of Faculty in Classroom Accessibility by Justin Quinn, Courtney Champion
  Monday, September 24, 10:00-11:30 | EB 243

Global Awareness: Challenges Facing International Students by Ariel Gil
  Tuesday, September 25, 11:30-1:00 | EB 243

Platinum Level: Effective Grading Techniques by Scott L. Phillips
  Wednesday, September 26, 11:30-1:00 | EB 243

Teaching Foundations: Organizing an Effective Lecture Presentation by Tino Unlap
  Wednesday, September 26, 12:10-1:00 | LRC 210A

Teaching Innovation: Innovate Your Classes by Brian C. Moon
  Thursday, September 27, 11:30-1:00 | EB 243

Mental Health Matters: Foundations by Angela Stowe
  Friday, September 28, 11:00-1:00 | EB 243


CTL attendees from January 2018

New faculty development workshop titles, new teaching certificates, and new points partners brought a record number of faculty and staff to our January events. Between January 10th and January 26th, 328 participants attended 17 CTL events in seven UAB campus locations. There are lots more great events coming up this semester! Click below to learn about and register for all of the upcoming opportunities at the CTL.

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Written by Brian C. Moon, UAB Center for Teaching and Learning

How To. With online courses, it is important that students always have a clear understanding of what is expected of them and how they should properly progress through the course. This is also important for any materials that are distributed via Canvas for traditional face-to-face courses, but for online students, a course lacking sufficient guidance and information can be particularly stressful and problematic for both the student and the instructor. In this "How-To" we'll be looking at Canvas modules, and some suggestions as to how you can best organize them for your courses.

Written by Brian C. Moon, UAB Center for Teaching and Learning

How To. Many factors make a course worthy of being called a “quality” online course. Organizations such as Quality Matters, the Online Learning Consortium (formerly Sloan-C), and iNACOL (K-12 focus) develop standards for measuring the quality of online courses. Within the College of Arts and Sciences, we primarily use the Quality Matters Rubric when reviewing courses. This review process can be time-consuming and arduous, so we wanted to provide you with a (relatively) short list of things to take into account when developing your online course. This list is not meant to replace a more detailed course review, but rather give you a place to start.


Written by Brian C. Moon, UAB Center for Teaching and Learning

How To.

The process of developing an online course can be a difficult one, especially if the instructor has never developed a course for online delivery. While many years of classroom experience can be useful for understanding the course objectives, all aspects of the course will need to be re-examined and developed for online delivery. This short checklist will give you a broad overview of the course development process and the expected timeline.