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.


Creating Critical Thinkers in the Information Age

Learn to be more mindful of how to critically access information. You will gain a toolbox of skills to apply to your own information use as well as that of your students.

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January

11

Creating Critical Thinkers in the Information Age

Creating and Maintaining a Robust Faculty Mentoring Program

You will learn how to establish and maintain a meaningful faculty mentoring program that enables your faculty to be successful as teachers, scholars, and citizens.

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January

18

Creating and Maintaining a Robust Faculty Mentoring Program

Rebroadcast: Creating Critical Thinkers in the Information Age

Learn to be more mindful of how to critically access information. You will gain a toolbox of skills to apply to your own information use as well as that of your students.

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January

23

Creating Critical Thinkers in the Information Age

Simple Strategies to Grow Online Courses and Programs

This comprehensive presentation will walk you through a variety of strategies, topics, and concepts that will help your institution enhance the quality of online courses and programs and ensure continued success.

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January

25

Simple Strategies to Grow Online Courses and Programs

Incorporating 360-Degree Assessment Into Your Classroom

Traditional formative assessment strategies involve instructor assessment, peer feedback, or self-reflection. 360-degree assessment is an improved approach that combines all three of these assessment strategies to support a greater culture of growth and foster student ownership and critical thinking skills.

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January

29

Incorporating 360-Degree Assessment Into Your Classroom

Rebroadcast: Creating and Maintaining a Robust Faculty Mentoring Program

You will learn how to establish and maintain a meaningful faculty mentoring program that enables your faculty to be successful as teachers, scholars, and citizens.

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January

30

Creating and Maintaining a Robust Faculty Mentoring Program

Create Influence on Campus: Video Basics for Faculty

Academic research often never permeates into mainstream society, much less the media. To get publicity, more grant and funding opportunities, and to disseminate knowledge, institutions need to better understand how video plays a major role.

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February

06

Create Influence on Campus: Video Basics for Faculty

Rebroadcast: Simple Strategies to Grow Online Courses and Programs

This comprehensive presentation will walk you through a variety of strategies, topics, and concepts that will help your institution enhance the quality of online courses and programs and ensure continued success.

Learn More

February

06

Simple Strategies to Grow Online Courses and Programs

Rebroadcast: Creating Critical Thinkers in the Information Age

Learn to be more mindful of how to critically access information. You will gain a toolbox of skills to apply to your own information use as well as that of your students.

Learn More

February

07

Creating Critical Thinkers in the Information Age

Rebroadcast: Incorporating 360-Degree Assessment Into Your Classroom

Traditional formative assessment strategies involve instructor assessment, peer feedback, or self-reflection. 360-degree assessment is an improved approach that combines all three of these assessment strategies to support a greater culture of growth and foster student ownership and critical thinking skills.

Learn More

February

13

Incorporating 360-Degree Assessment Into Your Classroom

A New Era in Title IX Enforcement: Understanding the Latest Changes

Stay current on the national developments and trends in Title IX compliance, enforcement, and litigation. This program will be of particular importance in light of the sweeping changes taking place to Title IX enforcement under the Trump administration and the new leadership of OCR.

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February

15

A New Era in Title IX Enforcement: Understanding the Latest Changes

Rebroadcast: Simple Strategies to Grow Online Courses and Programs

This comprehensive presentation will walk you through a variety of strategies, topics, and concepts that will help your institution enhance the quality of online courses and programs and ensure continued success.

Learn More

February

21

Simple Strategies to Grow Online Courses and Programs

Rebroadcast: Create Influence on Campus: Video Basics for Faculty

Academic research often never permeates into mainstream society, much less the media. To get publicity, more grant and funding opportunities, and to disseminate knowledge, institutions need to better understand how video plays a major role.

Learn More

February

22

Create Influence on Campus: Video Basics for Faculty

Developing an Effective Faculty Evaluation System

Student feedback should be considered and does make a substantial contribution to the faculty evaluation, but it is just one component. Using a model that takes all available sources of evidence into consideration is what creates a balanced faculty evaluation.

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February

27

Developing an Effective Faculty Evaluation System

Rebroadcast: A New Era in Title IX Enforcement: Understanding the Latest Changes

Stay current on the national developments and trends in Title IX compliance, enforcement, and litigation. This program will be of particular importance in light of the sweeping changes taking place to Title IX enforcement under the Trump administration and the new leadership of OCR.

Learn More

February

27

A New Era in Title IX Enforcement: Understanding the Latest Changes

Rebroadcast: Incorporating 360-Degree Assessment Into Your Classroom

Traditional formative assessment strategies involve instructor assessment, peer feedback, or self-reflection. 360-degree assessment is an improved approach that combines all three of these assessment strategies to support a greater culture of growth and foster student ownership and critical thinking skills.

Learn More

February

28

Incorporating 360-Degree Assessment Into Your Classroom

Rebroadcast: Create Influence on Campus: Video Basics for Faculty

Academic research often never permeates into mainstream society, much less the media. To get publicity, more grant and funding opportunities, and to disseminate knowledge, institutions need to better understand how video plays a major role.

Learn More

March

07

Create Influence on Campus: Video Basics for Faculty

Building a Tougher Student: Applying the Research on Intellectual Development

By applying research on how students learn and intellectually develop, you can foster a growth mindset, improve learning, and ultimately build tougher modern learners.

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March

08

Building a Tougher Student: Applying the Research on Intellectual Development

Rebroadcast: A New Era in Title IX Enforcement: Understanding the Latest Changes

Stay current on the national developments and trends in Title IX compliance, enforcement, and litigation. This program will be of particular importance in light of the sweeping changes taking place to Title IX enforcement under the Trump administration and the new leadership of OCR.

Learn More

March

14

A New Era in Title IX Enforcement: Understanding the Latest Changes

Students and Social Media: How Much is Too Much?

This webinar will provide evidence-based best practices and related information and insights that can be used immediately to respond more effectively and efficiently to the needs of students who are experiencing emotional and mental health challenges due to their extensive involvement with social media.

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March

15

Students and Social Media: How Much is Too Much?

Rebroadcast: Building a Tougher Student: Applying the Research on Intellectual Development

By applying research on how students learn and intellectually develop, you can foster a growth mindset, improve learning, and ultimately build tougher modern learners.

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March

20

Building a Tougher Student: Applying the Research on Intellectual Development

Rebroadcast: Students and Social Media: How Much is Too Much?

This webinar will provide evidence-based best practices and related information and insights that can be used immediately to respond more effectively and efficiently to the needs of students who are experiencing emotional and mental health challenges due to their extensive involvement with social media.

Learn More

March

27

Students and Social Media: How Much is Too Much?

Strategies for Making Lectures More Active, Engaging, and Meaningful

Participants will learn a series of low-risk, very easy to implement strategies, tips, and tools that they can implement to make their lectures more student-centered and engaging in order to promote higher level learning.

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March

29

Strategies for Making Lectures More Active, Engaging, and Meaningful

Rebroadcast: Building a Tougher Student: Applying the Research on Intellectual Development

By applying research on how students learn and intellectually develop, you can foster a growth mindset, improve learning, and ultimately build tougher modern learners.

Learn More

April

04

Building a Tougher Student: Applying the Research on Intellectual Development

Creative Course Design: Yes You Can!

Identify practical teaching ideas that will work for you to improve an existing course.

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April

10

Creative Course Design: Yes You Can!

Rebroadcast: Strategies for Making Lectures More Active, Engaging, and Meaningful

Participants will learn a series of low-risk, very easy to implement strategies, tips, and tools that they can implement to make their lectures more student-centered and engaging in order to promote higher level learning.

Learn More

April

10

Strategies for Making Lectures More Active, Engaging, and Meaningful

Rebroadcast: Students and Social Media: How Much is Too Much?

This webinar will provide evidence-based best practices and related information and insights that can be used immediately to respond more effectively and efficiently to the needs of students who are experiencing emotional and mental health challenges due to their extensive involvement with social media.

Learn More

April

11

Students and Social Media: How Much is Too Much?

Rebroadcast: Strategies for Making Lectures More Active, Engaging, and Meaningful

Participants will learn a series of low-risk, very easy to implement strategies, tips, and tools that they can implement to make their lectures more student-centered and engaging in order to promote higher level learning.

Learn More

April

25

Strategies for Making Lectures More Active, Engaging, and Meaningful

The Role of the Strategic Plan in Building Faculty Development Programs

A strategic plan is a blueprint to challenging assumptions and promoting change within existing structures.

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April

26

The Role of the Strategic Plan in Building Faculty Development Programs

Rebroadcast: Creative Course Design: Yes You Can!

Identify practical teaching ideas that will work for you to improve an existing course.

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April

26

Creative Course Design: Yes You Can!

Teaching to the Core: Ensuring the Success of Professional-Track Students

Medical and dental programs can be inflexible, challenging, and prescriptive. This seminar offers concrete strategies to assist students in navigating these programs successfully.

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May

03

Teaching to the Core: Ensuring the Success of Professional-Track Students

Rebroadcast: The Role of the Strategic Plan in Building Faculty Development Programs

A strategic plan is a blueprint to challenging assumptions and promoting change within existing structures.

Learn More

May

08

The Role of the Strategic Plan in Building Faculty Development Programs

Rebroadcast: Creative Course Design: Yes You Can!

Identify practical teaching ideas that will work for you to improve an existing course.

Learn More

May

09

Creative Course Design: Yes You Can!

Three Secrets to Building Diverse and Inclusive Online Learning Environments

The strategies presented have been proven effective for diverse populations and also benefit the online learning community and student outcomes in a positive way.

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May

10

Three Secrets to Building Diverse and Inclusive Online Learning Environments

Rebroadcast: Teaching to the Core: Ensuring the Success of Professional-Track Students

Medical and dental programs can be inflexible, challenging, and prescriptive. This seminar offers concrete strategies to assist students in navigating these programs successfully.

Learn More

May

15

Teaching to the Core: Ensuring the Success of Professional-Track Students

Four Common Teaching Traps and How to Avoid Them

Four common teaching hazards can cause a host of problems with learning and motivation, yet are surprisingly difficult to recognize and avoid.

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May

17

Four Common Teaching Traps and How to Avoid Them

Rebroadcast: Three Secrets to Building Diverse and Inclusive Online Learning Environments

The strategies presented have been proven effective for diverse populations and also benefit the online learning community and student outcomes in a positive way.

Learn More

May

22

Three Secrets to Building Diverse and Inclusive Online Learning Environments

Rebroadcast: The Role of the Strategic Plan in Building Faculty Development Programs

A strategic plan is a blueprint to challenging assumptions and promoting change within existing structures.

Learn More

May

23

The Role of the Strategic Plan in Building Faculty Development Programs

Rebroadcast: Teaching to the Core: Ensuring the Success of Professional-Track Students

Medical and dental programs can be inflexible, challenging, and prescriptive. This seminar offers concrete strategies to assist students in navigating these programs successfully.

Learn More

May

30

Teaching to the Core: Ensuring the Success of Professional-Track Students

Rebroadcast: Four Common Teaching Traps and How to Avoid Them

Four common teaching hazards can cause a host of problems with learning and motivation, yet are surprisingly difficult to recognize and avoid.

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May

30

Four Common Teaching Traps and How to Avoid Them

The Teaching Professor Conference

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 theyíve used with their students.

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June 2018

1-3

The Teaching Professor Conference

Rebroadcast: Three Secrets to Building Diverse and Inclusive Online Learning Environments

The strategies presented have been proven effective for diverse populations and also benefit the online learning community and student outcomes in a positive way.

Learn More

June

06

Three Secrets to Building Diverse and Inclusive Online Learning Environments

What are Microaggressions and What Can I Do About Them?

Whether an observer, the target, or the unintentional perpetrator of microaggressions, faculty often donít know how to respond to them in the moment.

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June

07

What are Microaggressions and What Can I Do About Them?

Rebroadcast: Four Common Teaching Traps and How to Avoid Them

Four common teaching hazards can cause a host of problems with learning and motivation, yet are surprisingly difficult to recognize and avoid.

Learn More

June

12

Four Common Teaching Traps and How to Avoid Them

Rebroadcast: What are Microaggressions and What Can I Do About Them?

Whether an observer, the target, or the unintentional perpetrator of microaggressions, faculty often donít know how to respond to them in the moment.

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June

19

What are Microaggressions and What Can I Do About Them?

Rebroadcast: What are Microaggressions and What Can I Do About Them?

Whether an observer, the target, or the unintentional perpetrator of microaggressions, faculty often donít know how to respond to them in the moment.

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June

27

What are Microaggressions and What Can I Do About Them?

Magna Teaching with Technology Conference

At this two-and-a-half-day event, youíll gain the skills and confidence you need to find the right technology that supports your teaching objectives. Acquire effective strategies for using technology to connect with your students and ignite their drive to excel.

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October 2018

5-7

Magna Teaching with Technology Conference

Leadership in Higher Education Conference

The Leadership in Higher Education conference was created to bring much-needed professional development resources to academic leaders. In a collaborative gathering of higher education professionals, we examine trends, strategies, and best practices through a combination of plenary presentations, concurrent sessions, and roundtable discussions.

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October 2018

18-20

Leadership in Higher Education Conference