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Hacking Multimedia for Effective Learning

  • MAY 24, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

Instructors are always looking for new ways to increase engagement and add color and pop to their course content—this can often be accomplished by using multimedia in learning materials and course content. Though multimedia is widely available online, it’s often not well-suited for learning.

LEARN MORE

2018 Teaching Professor Conference

  • JUNE 1-3, 2018
  • ATLANTA, GA

This two-and-a-half-day event presents the newest thinking on improving teaching and learning. Meet and network with like-minded colleagues, and learn from innovators whose presentations showcase the proven methods and approaches that they’ve used with their students.

LEARN MORE

What are Microaggressions and What Can I Do About Them?

  • JUNE 7, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

Learning the skills to limit and effectively respond to microaggressions in the classroom will contribute to developing a welcoming climate both in the classroom and on campus, making the institution a place where diverse populations feel safe and are given access to the same high-quality education. This seminar offers an understanding of microaggressions in the classroom, strategies to take when they occur, and suggestions on how to create a classroom climate that limits them.

LEARN MORE

Rebroadcast: Simple Strategies to Create an Inclusive Classroom for Gender Variant Students

  • JUNE 14, 2018 | 60 MINUTES

Gain important insights into the ways you can create a classroom environment and a pedagogical approach that are responsive to the needs of all students and that contribute to an environment of mutual esteem and respect.

LEARN MORE

Strategies and Tactics for Institutionalizing Open Educational Resources

  • JUNE 21, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

Developing and implementing a strategic initiative to institutionalize OER doesn’t have to be a daunting task—it can actually be tackled and accomplished through a series of no/low-cost and easy-to-implement measures. In this seminar, you’ll learn what you need to do to ensure a successful roll-out.

LEARN MORE

Active Learning Techniques that Promote and Assess Student Learning Workshop

  • JUNE 28, 2018
  • PHILADELPHIA, PA

Learning Assessment Techniques reflect a new vision of classroom assessment—a vision that focuses on identifying significant learning goals, implementing effective learning activities, and analyzing the outcomes. Join us for a day devoted to exploring instruction that promotes more and better learning for students.

LEARN MORE

Facilitating Conversations About Difficult Topics in the College Classroom Workshop

  • JUNE 29, 2018
  • PHILADELPHIA, PA

In this interactive workshop, participants will learn practical strategies for facilitating meaningful conversations across differences in the classroom setting. The workshop addresses techniques for creating a supportive and brave classroom environment where students are willing to engage in discussions about diversity, as well as activities for helping students develop greater awareness of their personal identities, biases, and privileges.

LEARN MORE

Effective Diversity and Inclusion Strategies

  • JULY 10, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

A truly inclusive campus requires strong leadership and organizational change management. In this seminar, you’ll explore how to effectively lead and create institutional change, ensuring your institution is a diverse and successful learning community.

LEARN MORE

Teaching About Religion, Faith, and Spirituality in Secular Studies Classes

  • JULY 12, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

Learn to create classroom environments that promote academic discussions of faith as a form of personal identity, diversity, belief, motivation, culture-community, privilege and oppression.

LEARN MORE

Facilitating Conversations About Difficult Topics in the College Classroom Workshop

  • JULY 19, 2018
  • JACKSONVILLE, FL

In this interactive workshop, participants will learn practical strategies for facilitating meaningful conversations across differences in the classroom setting. The workshop addresses techniques for creating a supportive and brave classroom environment where students are willing to engage in discussions about diversity, as well as activities for helping students develop greater awareness of their personal identities, biases, and privileges.

LEARN MORE

Building Professionalism in Professional-track Students

  • JULY 19, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

Professionalism can certainly be taught, but most importantly, it can also be evaluated. When done correctly and consistently, the evaluation process can be an effective tool to help employees, students, and employers identify the skills that may benefit the individual and employer. It can also be an effective tool for identifying focuses for improvement. In this seminar you will be able to identify what professionalism is and to present various methods for teaching and evaluating professionalism on campus and in the clinical environment.

LEARN MORE

Active Learning Techniques that Promote and Assess Student Learning Workshop

  • JULY 20, 2018
  • JACKSONVILLE, FL

Learning Assessment Techniques reflect a new vision of classroom assessment—a vision that focuses on identifying significant learning goals, implementing effective learning activities, and analyzing the outcomes. Join us for a day devoted to exploring instruction that promotes more and better learning for students.

LEARN MORE

Rebroadcast: How to Create a Successful Graduate Teaching Assistant Training and Development Program

  • JULY 26, 2018 | 60 MINUTES

Through this interactive and engaging program, you’ll discover a robust set of resources—such as questions for self-assessment, sample documents, and worksheets—necessary for developing concrete strategies that will help you strengthen your campus GTA programs. Learn how to create successful programs that attract students, generate funding, and make an important contribution to the quality of academic work.

LEARN MORE

Active Learning Techniques that Promote and Assess Student Learning Workshop

  • AUGUST 3, 2018
  • SANTA CLARA, CA

Learning Assessment Techniques reflect a new vision of classroom assessment—a vision that focuses on identifying significant learning goals, implementing effective learning activities, and analyzing the outcomes. Join us for a day devoted to exploring instruction that promotes more and better learning for students.

LEARN MORE

Understanding and Educating Generation Z Students

  • AUGUST 9, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

Millions of Generation Z individuals are entering higher education or the workplace, but most faculty and academic professionals understand very little about their learning styles and what makes them tick. This seminar will help you understand how Generation Z is transforming your campus culture and how this generation will represent your institution as future alumni.

LEARN MORE

Course Planning by the Calendar

  • AUGUST 14, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

What most of us need is a strategic, instructionally sound set of action items to help guide our decision making and provide a framework for our course. This approach focuses on the calendar.

LEARN MORE

Rebroadcast: Student Entitlement: Truth, Fiction, or Some of Both

  • AUGUST 16, 2018 | 60 MINUTES

This seminar presents practical tips and proven strategies for addressing problematic attitudes in the classroom. Learn from a distinguished educator about strategies you can use to curb student entitlement and increase student success.

LEARN MORE

Facilitating Conversations About Difficult Topics in the College Classroom Workshop

  • AUGUST 17, 2018
  • SANTA CLARA, CA

In this interactive workshop, participants will learn practical strategies for facilitating meaningful conversations across differences in the classroom setting. The workshop addresses techniques for creating a supportive and brave classroom environment where students are willing to engage in discussions about diversity, as well as activities for helping students develop greater awareness of their personal identities, biases, and privileges.

LEARN MORE

Engage and Empower Students by Using Wikipedia

  • AUGUST 23, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

This seminar offers a glimpse into how Wikipedia can empower students to share their knowledge with the world around them. Through real-life strategies and helpful background information, this seminar shows you how to use a tool you already understand in a new way to increase student engagement, boost critical thinking, and improve information literacy.

LEARN MORE

Rebroadcast: Policies, Practices for Supporting Non-Tenure Track Faculty

  • SEPTEMBER 4, 2018 | 60 MINUTES

This seminar prepares you to address the issue of non-tenure track faculty on your campus and provide all faculty members with the resources and tools they need to perform at the highest level.

LEARN MORE

Build International Student Success with Intercultural Awareness

  • SEPTEMBER 6, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

Teaching with intercultural savvy helps our increasingly diverse and multinational student population to achieve success.

LEARN MORE

Talking about Student Evaluation Results: What to Say and How to Say It

  • SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

Join us for a program where we talk with an administrator about ways to make the discussion of course ratings a constructive conversation about teaching and learning.

LEARN MORE

Develop the Skills to be an Effective Department Chair

  • SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

Attendees will be able to compare and contrast the roles and responsibilities of the chair over a 12-year time frame. Trends will be analyzed over time and issues will be explored regarding the future of the roles and responsibilities of the chair.

LEARN MORE

Facilitating Conversations About Difficult Topics in the College Classroom Workshop

  • SEPTEMBER 27, 2018
  • DALLAS, TX

In this interactive workshop, participants will learn practical strategies for facilitating meaningful conversations across differences in the classroom setting. The workshop addresses techniques for creating a supportive and brave classroom environment where students are willing to engage in discussions about diversity, as well as activities for helping students develop greater awareness of their personal identities, biases, and privileges.

LEARN MORE

Fostering Resilience in Assault Survivors

  • SEPTEMBER 27, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

Understanding campus victim/survivors and how the role of supportive personnel in a healthy, helpful manner can and will engage more students in our campus processes, whether that means Title IX, Conduct, police/court, or civil actions.

LEARN MORE

Active Learning Techniques that Promote and Assess Student Learning Workshop

  • SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
  • DALLAS, TX

Learning Assessment Techniques reflect a new vision of classroom assessment—a vision that focuses on identifying significant learning goals, implementing effective learning activities, and analyzing the outcomes. Join us for a day devoted to exploring instruction that promotes more and better learning for students.

LEARN MORE

Rebroadcast: An Integrated Approach to Student Exams

  • OCTOBER 4, 2018 | 60 MINUTES

Discover simple strategies you can use every day, whether online or in the classroom, to ensure exams are not simply perceived as grade-generating mechanisms but instead recognized as enriched learning tools that will have a significant impact on student success.

LEARN MORE

2018 Magna Teaching with Technology Conference

  • OCTOBER 5-7, 2018
  • ST. LOUIS, MO

Gain the skills and confidence to find the right technology that supports your teaching objectives. You’ll see how to connect with your students through innovative technology and ignite their drive to excel. You’ll learn how to implement these new ideas and tools into your curriculum.

LEARN MORE

2018 Leadership in Higher Education Conference

  • OCTOBER 18-20, 2018
  • MINNEAPOLIS, MN

This two-and-a-half-day event explores the groundbreaking strategies, influential trends, and best practices that define effective leadership at the college and university levels today.

LEARN MORE

Grading Strategies to Promote Academic Integrity and Rigor

  • OCTOBER 25, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

This seminar will show how to implement specifications grading to get students to do the work of learning, increase rigor, apply UDL, and promote academic integrity and strategically align assessments with the appropriate level of cognition (Bloom’s Taxonomy).

LEARN MORE

How to Develop an Engaging Faculty Development Program

  • OCTOBER 31, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

This seminar offers a theoretical base to use when considering faculty development activities at your school. Explore the theory behind faculty development, learn to better engage your faculty and grow your faculty development program, and share ideas in this online program.

LEARN MORE

Creating a Culture of Academic Integrity

  • NOVEMBER 8, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

Faculty members and course designers must foster academic integrity in their own courses and across campus. This webinar will share concrete practices that you can use tomorrow to communicate expectations clearly for ethical conduct, which is much more effective than to have to catch cheaters after the fact.

LEARN MORE

Rebroadcast: Why Students Cheat and What We Can Do about It

  • NOVEMBER 15, 2018 | 60 MINUTES

This seminar prepares you to implement changes that will reduce the incentive and opportunity for students to cheat in your courses. Discover what you need to do to reframe your attitudes about and revise your approach to academic dishonesty.

LEARN MORE

2018 National Conference on Student Leadership

  • NOVEMBER 15-17, 2018
  • ORLANDO, FL

The National Conference on Student Leadership (NCSL) brings together collegiate student leaders and campus professionals to learn effective, heart-centered leadership skills directly from cutting-edge innovators in industry, education, and the nonprofit sector.

LEARN MORE

Conferences

2018 Teaching Professor Conference

  • JUNE 1-3, 2018
  • ATLANTA, GA

This two-and-a-half-day event presents the newest thinking on improving teaching and learning. Meet and network with like-minded colleagues, and learn from innovators whose presentations showcase the proven methods and approaches that they’ve used with their students.

LEARN MORE

2018 Magna Teaching with Technology Conference

  • OCTOBER 5-7, 2018
  • ST. LOUIS, MO

Gain the skills and confidence to find the right technology that supports your teaching objectives. You’ll see how to connect with your students through innovative technology and ignite their drive to excel. You’ll learn how to implement these new ideas and tools into your curriculum.

LEARN MORE

2018 Leadership in Higher Education Conference

  • OCTOBER 18-20, 2018
  • MINNEAPOLIS, MN

This two-and-a-half-day event explores the groundbreaking strategies, influential trends, and best practices that define effective leadership at the college and university levels today.

LEARN MORE

2018 National Conference on Student Leadership

  • NOVEMBER 15-17, 2018
  • ORLANDO, FL

The National Conference on Student Leadership (NCSL) brings together collegiate student leaders and campus professionals to learn effective, heart-centered leadership skills directly from cutting-edge innovators in industry, education, and the nonprofit sector.

LEARN MORE

Workshops

Active Learning Techniques that Promote and Assess Student Learning Workshop

  • JUNE 28, 2018
  • PHILADELPHIA, PA

Learning Assessment Techniques reflect a new vision of classroom assessment—a vision that focuses on identifying significant learning goals, implementing effective learning activities, and analyzing the outcomes. Join us for a day devoted to exploring instruction that promotes more and better learning for students.

LEARN MORE

Facilitating Conversations About Difficult Topics in the College Classroom Workshop

  • JUNE 29, 2018
  • PHILADELPHIA, PA

In this interactive workshop, participants will learn practical strategies for facilitating meaningful conversations across differences in the classroom setting. The workshop addresses techniques for creating a supportive and brave classroom environment.

LEARN MORE

Facilitating Conversations About Difficult Topics in the College Classroom Workshop

  • JULY 19, 2018
  • JACKSONVILLE, FL

In this interactive workshop, participants will learn practical strategies for facilitating meaningful conversations across differences in the classroom setting. The workshop addresses techniques for creating a supportive and brave classroom environment.

LEARN MORE

Active Learning Techniques that Promote and Assess Student Learning Workshop

  • JULY 20, 2018
  • JACKSONVILLE, FL

Learning Assessment Techniques reflect a new vision of classroom assessment—a vision that focuses on identifying significant learning goals, implementing effective learning activities, and analyzing the outcomes. Join us for a day devoted to exploring instruction that promotes more and better learning for students.

LEARN MORE

Active Learning Techniques that Promote and Assess Student Learning Workshop

  • AUGUST 3, 2018
  • SANTA CLARA, CA

Learning Assessment Techniques reflect a new vision of classroom assessment—a vision that focuses on identifying significant learning goals, implementing effective learning activities, and analyzing the outcomes. Join us for a day devoted to exploring instruction that promotes more and better learning for students.

LEARN MORE

Facilitating Conversations About Difficult Topics in the College Classroom Workshop

  • AUGUST 17, 2018
  • SANTA CLARA, CA

In this interactive workshop, participants will learn practical strategies for facilitating meaningful conversations across differences in the classroom setting. The workshop addresses techniques for creating a supportive and brave classroom environment.

LEARN MORE

Facilitating Conversations About Difficult Topics in the College Classroom Workshop

  • SEPTEMBER 27, 2018
  • DALLAS, TX

In this interactive workshop, participants will learn practical strategies for facilitating meaningful conversations across differences in the classroom setting. The workshop addresses techniques for creating a supportive and brave classroom environment.

LEARN MORE

Active Learning Techniques that Promote and Assess Student Learning Workshop

  • SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
  • DALLAS, TX

Learning Assessment Techniques reflect a new vision of classroom assessment—a vision that focuses on identifying significant learning goals, implementing effective learning activities, and analyzing the outcomes. Join us for a day devoted to exploring instruction that promotes more and better learning for students.

LEARN MORE

Online Seminars

Hacking Multimedia for Effective Learning

  • MAY 24, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

Instructors are always looking for new ways to increase engagement and add color and pop to their course content—this can often be accomplished by using multimedia in learning materials and course content. Though multimedia is widely available online, it’s often not well-suited for learning.

LEARN MORE

What are Microaggressions and What Can I Do About Them?

  • JUNE 7, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

Learning the skills to limit and effectively respond to microaggressions in the classroom will contribute to developing a welcoming climate both in the classroom and on campus, making the institution a place where diverse populations feel safe and are given access to the same high-quality education. This seminar offers an understanding of microaggressions in the classroom, strategies to take when they occur, and suggestions on how to create a classroom climate that limits them.

LEARN MORE

Rebroadcast: Simple Strategies to Create an Inclusive Classroom for Gender Variant Students

  • JUNE 14, 2018 | 60 MINUTES

Gain important insights into the ways you can create a classroom environment and a pedagogical approach that are responsive to the needs of all students and that contribute to an environment of mutual esteem and respect.

LEARN MORE

Strategies and Tactics for Institutionalizing Open Educational Resources

  • JUNE 21, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

Developing and implementing a strategic initiative to institutionalize OER doesn’t have to be a daunting task—it can actually be tackled and accomplished through a series of no/low-cost and easy-to-implement measures. In this seminar, you’ll learn what you need to do to ensure a successful roll-out.

LEARN MORE

Effective Diversity and Inclusion Strategies

  • JULY 10, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

A truly inclusive campus requires strong leadership and organizational change management. In this seminar, you’ll explore how to effectively lead and create institutional change, ensuring your institution is a diverse and successful learning community.

LEARN MORE

Teaching About Religion, Faith, and Spirituality in Secular Studies Classes

  • JULY 12, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

Learn to create classroom environments that promote academic discussions of faith as a form of personal identity, diversity, belief, motivation, culture-community, privilege and oppression.

LEARN MORE

Building Professionalism in Professional-track Students

  • JULY 19, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

Professionalism can certainly be taught, but most importantly, it can also be evaluated. When done correctly and consistently, the evaluation process can be an effective tool to help employees, students, and employers identify the skills that may benefit the individual and employer. It can also be an effective tool for identifying focuses for improvement. In this seminar you will be able to identify what professionalism is and to present various methods for teaching and evaluating professionalism on campus and in the clinical environment.

LEARN MORE

Rebroadcast: How to Create a Successful Graduate Teaching Assistant Training and Development Program

  • JULY 26, 2018 | 60 MINUTES

Through this interactive and engaging program, you’ll discover a robust set of resources—such as questions for self-assessment, sample documents, and worksheets—necessary for developing concrete strategies that will help you strengthen your campus GTA programs. Learn how to create successful programs that attract students, generate funding, and make an important contribution to the quality of academic work.

LEARN MORE

Understanding and Educating Generation Z Students

  • AUGUST 9, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

Millions of Generation Z individuals are entering higher education or the workplace, but most faculty and academic professionals understand very little about their learning styles and what makes them tick. This seminar will help you understand how Generation Z is transforming your campus culture and how this generation will represent your institution as future alumni.

LEARN MORE

Course Planning by the Calendar

  • AUGUST 14, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

What most of us need is a strategic, instructionally sound set of action items to help guide our decision making and provide a framework for our course. This approach focuses on the calendar.

LEARN MORE

Rebroadcast: Student Entitlement: Truth, Fiction, or Some of Both

  • AUGUST 16, 2018 | 60 MINUTES

This seminar presents practical tips and proven strategies for addressing problematic attitudes in the classroom. Learn from a distinguished educator about strategies you can use to curb student entitlement and increase student success.

LEARN MORE

Engage and Empower Students by Using Wikipedia

  • AUGUST 23, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

This seminar offers a glimpse into how Wikipedia can empower students to share their knowledge with the world around them. Through real-life strategies and helpful background information, this seminar shows you how to use a tool you already understand in a new way to increase student engagement, boost critical thinking, and improve information literacy.

LEARN MORE

Rebroadcast: Policies, Practices for Supporting Non-Tenure Track Faculty

  • SEPTEMBER 4, 2018 | 60 MINUTES

This seminar prepares you to address the issue of non-tenure track faculty on your campus and provide all faculty members with the resources and tools they need to perform at the highest level.

LEARN MORE

Build International Student Success with Intercultural Awareness

  • SEPTEMBER 6, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

Teaching with intercultural savvy helps our increasingly diverse and multinational student population to achieve success.

LEARN MORE

Talking about Student Evaluation Results: What to Say and How to Say It

  • SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

Join us for a program where we talk with an administrator about ways to make the discussion of course ratings a constructive conversation about teaching and learning.

LEARN MORE

Develop the Skills to be an Effective Department Chair

  • SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

Attendees will be able to compare and contrast the roles and responsibilities of the chair over a 12-year time frame. Trends will be analyzed over time and issues will be explored regarding the future of the roles and responsibilities of the chair.

LEARN MORE

Fostering Resilience in Assault Survivors

  • SEPTEMBER 27, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

Understanding campus victim/survivors and how the role of supportive personnel in a healthy, helpful manner can and will engage more students in our campus processes, whether that means Title IX, Conduct, police/court, or civil actions.

LEARN MORE

Rebroadcast: An Integrated Approach to Student Exams

  • OCTOBER 4, 2018 | 60 MINUTES

Discover simple strategies you can use every day, whether online or in the classroom, to ensure exams are not simply perceived as grade-generating mechanisms but instead recognized as enriched learning tools that will have a significant impact on student success.

LEARN MORE

Grading Strategies to Promote Academic Integrity and Rigor

  • OCTOBER 25, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

This seminar will show how to implement specifications grading to get students to do the work of learning, increase rigor, apply UDL, and promote academic integrity and strategically align assessments with the appropriate level of cognition (Bloom’s Taxonomy).

LEARN MORE

How to Develop an Engaging Faculty Development Program

  • OCTOBER 31, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

This seminar offers a theoretical base to use when considering faculty development activities at your school. Explore the theory behind faculty development, learn to better engage your faculty and grow your faculty development program, and share ideas in this online program.

LEARN MORE

Creating a Culture of Academic Integrity

  • NOVEMBER 8, 2018 | 1:00 PM CENTRAL | 60 MINUTES

Faculty members and course designers must foster academic integrity in their own courses and across campus. This webinar will share concrete practices that you can use tomorrow to communicate expectations clearly for ethical conduct, which is much more effective than to have to catch cheaters after the fact.

LEARN MORE

Rebroadcast: Why Students Cheat and What We Can Do about It

  • NOVEMBER 15, 2018 | 60 MINUTES

This seminar prepares you to implement changes that will reduce the incentive and opportunity for students to cheat in your courses. Discover what you need to do to reframe your attitudes about and revise your approach to academic dishonesty.

LEARN MORE