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Whether you teach face to face in person, virtually synchronous, or asynchronously, your students will interact with your course digitally. Prompted by PSU student feedback,

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As part of the CoLab’s Jump Start program, director Robin DeRosa talks briefly about course structures to consider for spring 2021. She also provides an

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When a class is discussion-based, it is critical that students do the reading assignments ahead of time. How can we ensure that students completed the

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A presentation by Jason Neenos for those who are getting started with Canvas this spring during the pilot, or who will be converting with the

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Place-Based Education (PBE), so named by David Sobel, is a unique teaching technique that has been developing within the educational community. More than ever, teachers

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Learn best practices for using streaming video in your classes this spring! Librarian Alice Pearman and Learning & Teaching Developer Martha Burtis will provide a

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April 21, 2021 The Office of Student Success and the Advising Task Force invite faculty who are interested in advising first-year students to join us

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As we explore new ways of thinking about grading, many of us are interested in creating opportunities for students to assess themselves and reflect upon

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Robin DeRosa

Do you sometimes feel concerned that traditional approaches to grading undermine the pedagogical framework of your course? Are you interested in strategies for assessing student

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Short instructional videos can connect, engage, and inspire — but in many courses the most common use of short video is to explain. This session will

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Lots of faculty are trying new things in their teaching as we navigate COVID. From using Zoom more, to teaching online and f2f students simultaneously, to developing

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Robin DeRosa

This event, facilitated by Profs. Kate Harrington and Robin DeRosa (joined by Provost Ann McClellan), focused on the future of course-sharing between USNH institutions. The

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Robin DeRosa

The PT&E Advisory Group ran a virtual workshop through the CoLab for anyone who has scholarship requirements as part of their jobs and for those

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How can our course designs and teaching practices evolve to respond proactively and effectively to social demands for equity and inclusion? Explore these resources from

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Robin DeRosa

Join Hannah Davidson and Lindsay Page for this Accessibility Fast Blast! Many instructors use Google Slides to display content during their lectures. During this fast

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While online learning often gets framed as less social than f2f sessions, the internet actually offers possibilities for building connections among learners and across student/faculty

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Robin DeRosa

While Covid19 didn’t create the current challenges that are facing our classrooms it has brought the conversation to the fore. This presentation will look at

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Robin DeRosa

In this workshop, Prof. Mark Fischler focuses on our advising processes and techniques here at PSU. As retention becomes even more critical to our very

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Inspired by Benjamin Balthaser and Bill V. Mullen’s essay “The Necroliberal University: COVID-19, Racial Violence, and the Management of Death“, this event offers us an

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Robin DeRosa

Join your colleagues and reps from USNH Academic Technology to talk about exciting ways to share curriculum across sections and courses. Explore the possibilities for

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Sometimes it’s the simple things that can make a big difference. The CoLab will introduce you to a few templates for planning out resources, activities,

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Robin DeRosa

How to make Zoom breakout groups less boring. This is a list of ideas crowdsourced from Twitter. For all links and info, visit the slide

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Robin DeRosa

“What’s my grade?”  The honest answers “It depends” or “It’s complicated” might do more harm than good.  For a student with limited quantitative literacy, grade

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Through collaboration, low stakes/entry digital tools, and active learning exercises there are many ways to transform f2f assignments into online assignments. Using small adjustments this

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Plymouth State Associate Provost Pat Cantor will share some remarks with faculty reflecting on the past semester and wishing you well as you launch into

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Presentation by Martha Burtis at ATI 2019 Link to Video  

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Hannah walks through the process of adding a Zoom room tab to a Microsoft Teams. This might be helpful if you are planning on using

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CoLab faculty and staff host a panel discussion about “rigor” in higher education: what is it, what does it mean, how do we enact it

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  You are a busy person! In this quick session, Robin uses the “Rule of 2’s” to highlight a short list of things to consider

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Presentation by Robin DeRosa at ATI 2019 Link to Presentation Link to Video    

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Presentation by Jesse Stommel at ATI 2019 Link to PDF Link to video

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In this session Kayla Gaudette previews the systems such as Moodle, Sharepoint, and Teams site that support her hy-flex course design and then facilitates an

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Robin DeRosa

Description: As we pass the tragic milestone of a year since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, higher ed is in a collective mourning process

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Robin DeRosa

As a means to respond to the daily mood and climate of a course, Professor Adam Keul has implemented daily votes on curriculum in the

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Drawing on Moral Foundations Theory, PSU Librarian Mike Davidson created this exercise to help students practice Integrated Perspective, to engage in hands-on social science, and,

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Robin DeRosa

Martha Burtis talks about why faculty might want to bring their scholarship or teaching to a personal/professional web domain of their own, and offers some

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Robin DeRosa

Jason Neenos (Teaching & Learning Technologies) and Melissa Christensen (Director of Instiutional Effectiveness) present this workshop on how to create clear, effective, and engaging courses

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Some folks in the CPLC asked for a time to explore “ungrading,” or moving away from grades toward feedback-oriented models. All welcome as we talk about

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