Upcoming Live Events

Upcoming Live Events

 

Magna Online Seminars are live and interactive events that address critical issues facing higher education today. They feature leading educators delivering content-rich presentations.

Conferences for faculty, administrators, and student leaders are presented throughout the year to create a forum for academic professionals and students to connect, learn, and share ideas.


May
31

Accommodating Faculty Mental Health Conditions under the ADA

This seminar is an opportunity for administrators to receive practical advice on the ADA from an attorney with expertise in higher education compliance. Gain a clear and engaging overview of how to compassionately manage mental health issues without running afoul of the ADA.

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June
2-4

2017 Teaching Professor Conference

Founded in 2003, The Teaching Professor Conference provides a thought-provoking and stimulating forum for educators of all disciplines and experience levels to share best practices that advance college teaching and learning.

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June
14

Engaging Students in the 21st Century ClassroomWake Them Up! Engaging Students in the 21st Century Classroom

This online seminar will explore the basic research behind student-centered, active learning and how active learning increases classroom engagement as well as student success and retention.

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June
22

Rebroadcast: Learning Assessment Techniques: How to Integrate New Activities that Gauge What and How Well Students Learn

Learn techniques that will help improve your teaching and your students' ability to learn more effectively. Develop a framework you can use to better identify goals for your students, along with strategies to help them achieve those goals.

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June
27

Rebroadcast: How to Design and Facilitate Online Discussions that Improve Student Learning and Engagement

Learn several design and facilitation ideas to help you create a better learning experience for your students. You’ll see examples of online discussion activities, including student posts and instructor feedback to those posts as well as an assessment rubric template you can use to evaluate the quality of your online discussions and help you adapt what you learn                                                     in this webinar to your own online courses.

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June
28

Simple Strategies to Create an Inclusive Classroom for Gender Variant Students

You’ll 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.

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July
11

Rebroadcast: Evidence-Based Teaching in Higher Education: Strategies to Improve Student Learning

Explore the results of research on teaching and learning and discover a range of practical strategies that can make your own teaching more evidence-based and, as a result, improve your students’ ability to learn when they study.

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July
18

Rebroadcast: Taming the Monster: Rethinking the Role of Content

This seminar teaches you innovative ways to think about the content that is critical for your students to learn and remember. Explore the mission of content in the classroom and how to use it to provide high-quality instruction.

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Aug
08

Rebroadcast: Teaching Critical Thinking to Students: How to Design Courses That Include Applicable Learning Experiences, Outcomes, and Assessments

You’ll learn the importance of building CT outcomes, assessments, and activities into your courses. Discover the likely misconceptions your students will have about critical thinking and what you can do to dispel them as quickly as possible and why tying CT to a                                                           specific discipline can help students better understand the concept.

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Oct
6-8

2017 Magna Teaching with Technology Conference

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.

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Oct
19-21

2017 Leadership in Higher Education Conference

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.

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Nov
16-19

NCSL Fall 2017 Conference

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.

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