Workshop: Responding to Student Writing

Responding to Student Writing

When: Monday, February 13, 2:00 - 3:30 pm, ILC 136

Facilitators: Lindsay Hansen (Asst. Prof. of Practice) and Brad Jacobson (Writing Support Specialist)

Description: Research on best teaching practices suggests that high-quality feedback from instructors is an important factor supporting students’ writing development. This workshop introduces general education instructors to a variety of resources and strategies to provide feedback on student writing that facilitates meaningful revision.

D2L News December 2016

Important System Information

Panopto - On Saturday, December 17th from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm MST Panopto will be unavailable as it will be upgraded to version 5.3. During this time you will not be able to access recordings, and any attempts to upload videos will result in a "Server unable to connect" message.

December D2L Update – We will upgrade to version 10.6.8 (we are currently at 10.6.7) late Thursday night December 22nd.  There will be no downtime.

What’s new:

Creating Communities in an Online Course

  • Creating Communities in an Online Course  February 20-24, 2017

    • Participants in this fully online five-day mini-course will conceptualize community in online environments while exploring tools, techniques, and activities that support student-to-student and student-to-instructor connectedness. Topics will include personalized learning, social networks, synchronous meetings and collaborative learning.

Teaching a Large Online Course Mini-Course

  • Teaching a Large Online Course January 2 to 6, 2017

    • ​​​​​This five-day mini-course introduces instructional strategies and techniques for teaching large fully online courses. It will focus on instructional practices that engage and motivate students in large classes as well as introduce strategies for effectively managing administrative tasks such as monitoring student progress and conducting assessments.