The Power of Helping Students See Their Learning Progress

Recording and PowerPoint from Bernard Bull’s presentation on November 9, 2016: The Power of Helping Students See Their Learning Progress




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How to Build Student Engagement in CoursEval

On October 12, 2016 Professor Carrie Scheel presented this Lunch and Learn. Below are the PowerPoint and related handouts.

PowerPoint Presentation

Instructor Rating Form 2016

Venn Diagram

Faculty Evaluation Feedback Plan of Action

Add Course Evaluation Module to your Course (tutorial)

Incorporating Midterm Evaluations into Your Course (article)

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Worldview of Worldviews: What the Christian Worldview Means for our Teaching and Learning at Concordia

Join us for this Faith, Learning and Vocation event on Wednesday September 28, 12:00-1:00 in the Lake Shore Room
Led by Jason Lane (Theology) and Susan Mobley (History)

Miss the session? Here is a link to the recorded session: link to recording

The University Liberal Arts Outcomes (ULAOs) include a learning outcome on worldview proficiency. This session introduces faculty to an understanding of how a Christian worldview informs teaching and learning and includes practical examples of how to integrate a Christian worldview in classroom discussions in multiple disciplines.

Core Curriculum Vision Statement

Jason Lane’s Handout

Susan Mobley’s Handout

Worldview Powerpoint

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Pitfalls of Writing Learning Objectives and Writing Multiple Choice Test Questions

Resources related to the above September 2016 Lunch and Learn presented by Beth DeJongh (Pharmacy) and Susan Gallanis (CELT).

PowerPoint Slides: link to resource

A collection of Bloom’s Taxonomy verbs: link to resource

Another example of Bloom’s Taxonomy: link to resource

Writing Learning Objectives Using Bloom’s Taxonomy from UNC Charlotte: link to resource

Another resource for writing learning objectives: link to resource

15-minute YouTube video from Greg Williams about writing learning objectives: link to video

How to Write Better Tests from Lucy Jacobs at Indiana University: link to resource

A resource for writing multiple choice test questions from the Concordia University library (you will need to log into the CU library to view): CUW link      CUAA link

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Disability Support Services Updates Fall 2016

This document outlines the Learning Resource Center’s implementation of the Accessible Information Management (AIM) system. If you have questions, please contact the LRC at x2623.


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2016 – 2017 Past CELT Programs at the Ann Arbor Campus

Summer, 2016

CUAA Faculty Development Day

Thursday August 18, 1:30-3:30 (Krieger 101)
Led by Susan Gallanis and Elizabeth Evans

Blackboard Basics (with hands-on practice, bring your laptop)

Monday August 22, 1:00-2:30pm (Science 102)
Led by Justin Frisque and Susan Gallanis

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2016 – 2017 Past CELT Programs at the Mequon Campus

Here’s what the CELT has been up to since May, 2016:

Summer 2016

Summer Book Group – Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die

by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
Book group facilitated by Dean Arneson

Four Thursdays: June 16, June 30, July 14, July 28
All from 11:30-12:30 in R006

About the book: Why do some ideas thrive while others die? And how do we improve the chances of worthy ideas? In Made to Stick, accomplished educators and idea collectors Chip and Dan Heath tackle head-on these vexing questions. Inside, the Heath brothers reveal the anatomy of ideas that “stick” and explain sure-fire meth¬ods for making ideas stickier, such as violating schemas, using the Velcro Theory of Memory, and creating “curiosity gaps.”

New and Returning Faculty Development Day including face-to-face Blackboard Training

Chose from two dates:
Wednesday August 10 
Tuesday August 23


8:30-9:45 Crafting Your Syllabus – led by Elizabeth Evans
Includes using the Concordia syllabus template including the credit hour policy and Blackboard Learn information for students.

10:00-Noon Blackboard Basics – hands on practice included
Log in and basic navigation, add course content, set up grade center, grade assignments, open course to students.

Noon – 1:00 Lunch

1:15-2:15 Active Lecturing – led by Susan Gallanis
Learn strategies to maintain students’ attention when you lecture including effective PowerPoint design.

2:30-3:30 Blackboard More Tools
Embed a YouTube video, discussion forums, email/course messages, Panopto.

3:30-4:30 Blackboard Assessments and Rubrics
Create an assessment with 5 question types, create a question pool, create a rubric and grade using a rubric.

Using Panopto

Wednesday August 24, 10:00-11:00am in LU006
Led by Justin Frisque

Teaching via Video Conference

Wednesday August 24, 1:00-2:00pm in LU006
Led by Justin Frisque and Susan Gallanis

Supporting Students with Disabilities: Using Technology to Increase Access

Thursday August 25, 2:00-3:00 in Phar 039
Led by Ashley Mueller (LRC) and Susan Gallanis (CELT)

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CELT Newsletters: June 2016- May 2017

Here are all the CELT Newsletters for CUW and CUAA from June 2016 until May 2017:

June 2016CUW Newsletter
July/August 2016CUW NewsletterCUAA Newsletter
September 2016CUW NewsletterCUAA Newsletter
October 2016CUW NewsletterCUAA Newsletter
November 2016CUW Newsletter
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CELT Newsletters: May 2015- May 2016

Here are all the CELT Newsletters for CUW and CUAA from April 2015 until May 2016:

May 2015 CUW NewsletterCUAA Newsletter
August 2015CUW Newsletter
September 2015CUW NewsletterCUAA Newsletter
October 2015 CUW Newsletter CUAA Newsletter
November 2015 CUW NewsletterCUAA Newsletter
December 2015 CUW Newsletter CUAA Newsletter
February and/or March 2016 CUW Newsletter CUAA Newsletter
April 2016 CUW Newsletter
May 2016 CUW NewsletterCUAA Newsletter
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Universal Design Tip Sheet

Course materials you develop using principles of Universal Design can benefit ALL students, not only those with disabilities. The Universal Design Tip Sheet explains how you can incorporate UD to your teaching strategies, document design, and Blackboard Learn text boxes. Universal Design Tip Sheet 06-24-2016

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