Office of Teaching Effectiveness and Innovation

Events: Workshops, Panels, Webinars, Discussions, Teleseminars, and Presentations

Upcoming events are listed by semester below, organized by date in reverse chronology. Clemson faculty, staff, and graduate students can register for them at http://www.clemson.edu/OTEI/eventreg/ unless otherwise indicated. (Webinars and teleseminars produced by companies or organizations have their own registrations site.) At OTEI's registration website, you can read a description of an event before you enroll. Other people who would like to attend an event or to request more information should email Dr. Linda B. Nilson at nilson@clemson.edu. 

These professional development opportunities are available all the time:

Teaching Compressed Summer Courses Well, online tutorial/presentation researched (see bibliography) and written by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Available online from May 2, 2011-Present. Recommended for all instructors teaching a minimester or summer session course.

Access to almost 200 Magna recorded online seminars (40-90 minutes). Directions for the Clemson community: 1) Activate your subscription by creating an account (if you haven’t already): Go to http://www.magnapubs.com/sitelicense/registration.html and complete the brief form. Use your Clemson.edu email. For the group Authorization Code (type in only once), email nilson@clemson.edu. (Do not share the code outside of Clemson community.) 2) Go to www.magnacommons.com and log in to select a presentation from the collection. For help, call 800-433-0499 ext. 2, 9:00am-6:00pm M-F, or email support@magnapubs.com, or online chat.

Access to over 100 Magna 20 Minute Mentor recorded presentations. Directions for the Clemson community: 1) Activate your subscription by creating an account (if you haven’t already): Go to http://www.magnapubs.com/sitelicense/registration.html and complete the brief form. Use your Clemson.edu email. For the group Authorization Code (type in only once), email nilson@clemson.edu. (Do not share the code outside of Clemson community.) 2) Go to www.mentorcommons.com and log in to select a presentation from the 20-Minute Mentor collection. For help, call 800-433-0499 ext. 2, 9:00am-6:00pm M-F, or email support@magnapubs.com, or online chat.

Free membership in the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity, which include benefits such as The Monday Motivator (weekly email with productivity tips), monthly productivity workshops, monthly faculty development workshops by guest experts, multi-week courses, and monthly mentor matches. Directions for the Clemson community: 1. Go to www.FacultyDiversity.org. 2. Select the “Become a Member” tab and choose “Individual Membership.” 3. On the Individual Membership page select “Join Now.” 4. On the “Select Your Member Type” page, select “Institutional Sub-Account.” 5. On the “Select a Username” page, use your Clemson e-mail address in the Username box. 6. Complete the registration process.

Access to over 300 recorded Starlink webinars. Directions for the Clemson community: Register with Starlink by going to www.starlinktraining.org, register with Starlink by going to www.starlinktraining.org, clicking on “Get Started” (second tab from left on banner), then “First Time User,” and creating an individual account using your Clemson email address and a password of your choice. You will receive an email confirmation from Starlink. You need do this only the first time you want access. Then go back to www.starlinktraining.org, log into your individual account, and click on ELIBRARY. Call 972-669-6502 with any technological issues. Go to http://youtu.be/W86ppfH94PI for log-in and video program instructions and http://youtu.be/ARFQJAHPQo for log-in and course module training, which is a new training platform.

Plus free access to:

Early Summer 2016

Developing Your Critical Thinking Course, Part 2: Assessing Critical Thinking Skills, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Tuesday, June 7, Ollie Center, Patrick Square, Clemson – Part of Clemson Thinks2 Summer Faculty Institute – New 2016 CT ² faculty. Also serving as a consultant to faculty during the entire Institute, June 6-8.  

Developing Your Critical Thinking Course, Part 1: Formulating Critical Thinking Outcomes and Planning Instructional Strategies, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Tuesday, June 7, 8:00-10:00 a.m., Ollie Center, Patrick Square, Clemson – Part of Clemson Thinks2 Summer Faculty Institute – New 2016 CT ² faculty. Also serving as a consultant to faculty during the entire Institute, June 6-8. 

How Can Students Use Self-Compassion to Reduce Test Anxiety? Recorded 20 Minute Mentor program produced by Magna Publications. Accessible 24/7 Monday, May 9 through Sunday, May 15 – Entire faculty and graduate students.  

Spring 2016

How to Create a Transformative Learning Experience for Students by Managing Hot Moments and Difficult Discussions in the Classroom,  one-hour recorded webinar presented by Tasha Souza, PhD, associate directo, Center for Teaching and Learning and professor of communication, Boise State University, and produced by Magna Publications. Available for viewing Thursday, May 4-Friday, June 3 – Entire faculty and graduate students.    

How Can I Transform My Tests into Learning Tools? Recorded 20 Minute Mentor program produced by Magna Publications. Accessible 24/7 Monday, May 2 through Sunday, May 8 – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Metacognition and Motivation: The Keys to Increasing Student Learning, live workshop presented by Dr. Saundra Yancey McGuire, Director Emerita of the nationally acclaimed Center for Academic Success, retired Assistant Vice Chancellor, and Professor of Chemistry, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. Monday, May 2, 1:00-3:00 p.m., Academic Success Center – Academic Success Center staff.    

Metacognition and Motivation: The Keys to Increasing Student Learning, live workshop presented by Dr. Saundra Yancey McGuire, Director Emerita of the nationally acclaimed Center for Academic Success, retired Assistant Vice Chancellor, and Professor of Chemistry, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. Monday, May 2, 9:00-11:00 a.m., 118 Academic Success Center – Entire faculty and graduate students.    

Is Your Syllabus Sending the Wrong Message? Recorded 20 Minute Mentor program produced by Magna Publications. Accessible 24/7 Monday, April 25 through Sunday, May 1 – Entire faculty and graduate students.       

Writing an Academic Book Proposal, webinar produced by Academic Coaching & Writing. Wednesday, April 20 plus recording. Registration and more information at http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-writing/events/ ‒ New and near-new faculty and graduate students.   

Ethical Reasoning: Defining, Teaching, Assessing, webinar presented by Dr. Bill Hawks, chair, Ethical Reasoning in Action: The Madison Collaborative, and Keston Fulcher, executive director of assessment, James Madison University, and produced by AALHE Wednesday, April 20, 1:00-2:30 p.m. Eastern – Entire faculty and graduate students.

How Do Prepared Students Change the Way I Teach? Recorded 20 Minute Mentor program produced by Magna Publications. Accessible 24/7 Monday, April 18 through Sunday, April 24 – Entire faculty and graduate students.   

What Key Factors Influence Test Performance? Recorded 20 Minute Mentor program produced by Magna Publications. Accessible 24/7 Monday, April 11 through Sunday, April 17 – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Developing an Academic Support Network, webinar produced by Academic Coaching & Writing. Thursday, April 14 plus recording. Registration and more information at  http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-writing/events/ ‒ New and near-new faculty and graduate students. 

Designing for Learner Engagement with Computer-Based Summative Exams, recorded webinar presented by Richard Walker and Zoe Handley, University of York, UK, and produced by Transforming Assessment. Available for viewing 24/7 April 13 on – Entire faculty and graduate students.

2016 Survey of College and University Presidents, live webinar presented by Scott Jaschik, Founder and Editor, Inside Higher Ed, and produced by Inside Higher Ed. Thursday, April 7, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern plus recording – Entire faculty and graduate students.

How Do I Prepare a SoTL Article for Publication? Recorded 20 Minute Mentor program produced by Magna Publications. Accessible 24/7 Monday, April 4 through Sunday, April 10 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Engaging Faculty in the Assessment Process: Make It More about Teaching and Learning, presented by Catherine M. Wehlburg, Ph.D., Associate Provost for Institutional Effectiveness, Texas Christian University, and produced by AALHE. Live Friday, April 1, 1:00–2:30 p.m. Eastern – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Inspiring Your Students to Work toward Excellence, conducted by Dr. Paul Buyer, Professor of Music and Director of Percussion. Friday, April 1, 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 316 Academic Success Center – Entire faculty and graduate students

Effective Communication for Today's Learners, recorded program presented by various experts and produced by Starlink. Available for viewing 24/7 Friday, April 1 through Sunday, April 30 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

How Can I Enhance Class Using Story, Popular Media and Objects? Recorded 20 Minute Mentor program produced by Magna Publications. Accessible 24/7 Monday, March 28 through Sunday, April 3 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Academic Branding: Improving Your Visibility, Network, and Career Opportunities, webinar produced by Academic Coaching & Writing. Thursday, March 24 plus recording. Registration and more information at http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-writing/events/ ‒ New and near-new faculty and graduate students.   

How Do I Give Feedback that Improves Student Writing? Recorded 20 Minute Mentor program produced by Magna Publications. Accessible 24/7 Monday, March 21 through Sunday, March 27 – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Are Group Exams a Viable Testing Option? featured recorded 20 Minute Mentor program presented by Maryellen Weimer, Ph.D. and produced by Magna Publications. Accessible free Friday, March 18 on by a Clemson University subscription purchased by OTEI – Entire faculty and graduate students.

How Can I Minimize Cheating in the Classroom? featured recorded 20 Minute Mentor program presented by James Lang, Ph.D., Assumption College, and produced by Magna Publications. Accessible free Friday, March 18 on by a Clemson University subscription purchased by OTEI – Entire faculty and graduate students.

How Can I Make My Exams More Accessible? featured recorded 20 Minute Mentor program presented by Elizabeth Harrison, Ph.D. and produced by Magna Publications. Accessible free Friday, March 18 on by a Clemson University subscription purchased by OTEI  – Entire faculty and graduate students.

How Can I Transform My Tests into Learning Tools? featured recorded 20 Minute Mentor program presented by Debi Moon, J.D. and Rob Jenkins, M.A., Georgia Perimeter College, and produced by Magna Publications. Accessible free Friday, March 18 on by a Clemson University subscription purchased by OTEI – Entire faculty and graduate students.  

Managing the Imposter Syndrome in Academia: How to Overcome Self-Doubt, webinar produced by Academic Coaching & Writing. Thursday, March 17 plus recording. Registration and more information at http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-writing/events/ ‒ New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

How Do I Build Community in My Classroom? Recorded 20 Minute Mentor program produced by Magna Publications. Accessible 24/7 Monday, March 14 through Sunday, March 20 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

The Review of the Literature: Finding Your Way out of the Literature Fog, webinar presented by Abigail Scheg, ACW Academic Writing Coach, and produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Thursday, March 10 plus recording. Registration and more information at  http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-writing/events/ – New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

Using Civic Questions to Integrate the Humanities and STEM, live webinar presented by Eliza Reilly, Deputy Executive Director of Programs, National Center for Science and Civic Engagement, and sponsored by the NCSCE. Tuesday, March 8, 1:00-2:00pm Eastern New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

How Can I Make the Activities in My Course More Inclusive? Recorded 20 Minute Mentor program produced by Magna Publications. Accessible 24/7 Monday, March 7 through Sunday, March 13 – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Ack! My Dissertation Feels Like a Bloated Elephant, free webinar presented and produced by Dr. Meggin McIntosh, Emphasis on Excellence. Friday, March 4, 2:00-3:00 p.m. – New faculty and graduate students.

Designing Your Online Presence to Communicate Your Academic Brand, webinar presented by Dr. Lee Skallerup Bessette, an accomplished blogger and social media advisor, and produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Thursday, March 3. Registration and more information at http://goo.gl/TTOqYJ New and near-new faculty and graduate students. 

Beyond the Discussion Board: How Can I Engage Online Students? Featured recorded 20 Minute Mentor program presented by Stephanie Delaney, J.D., Ph.D., Director of eLearning, Cascadia Community College, and produced by Magna Publications. Accessible free March 1 on by a Clemson University subscription purchased by OTEI – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

How Can I Develop Online Instructor Presence? Featured recorded 20 Minute Mentor program presented by Stephanie Delaney, J.D., Ph.D., Director of eLearning, Cascadia Community College, and produced by Magna Publications. Accessible free March 1 on by a Clemson University subscription purchased by OTEI – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

How Can I Create an Online Service Learning Project? Featured recorded 20 Minute Mentor program presented by Stephanie Delaney, J.D., Ph.D., Director of eLearning, Cascadia Community College, and produced by Magna Publications. Accessible free March 1 on by a Clemson University subscription purchased by OTEI – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Managing Conflict in the Classroom, recorded program presented by various experts and produced by Starlink. Available for viewing 24/7 Tuesday, March 1 thorugh Thursday, March 31– Entire faculty and graduate students.

How Can I Effectively Use Class Preparation Assignments? Recorded 20 Minute Mentor program produced by Magna Publications. Accessible 24/7 Monday, February 29 through Sunday, March 6 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Student Engagement: How to Get Your Students’ Attention without Wearing a Clown Suit, live special guest workshop conducted by Bryon Wiegand, PhD, Kemper Teaching Fellow, University of Missouri, Columbia. Friday, February 26, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 224 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students. Cosponsored with the College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Life Sciences.

Science Communication, Critical Thinking, and Social Media: Sparking Student Dialogue, free live webinar presented by Andrea Aust, Senior Manager, Science Education, KQED, Autumn Marshall, Chair, Nutrition and Kinesiology Professor, Lipscomb University, and Jim Speer, Department of Earth and Environmental Systems Professor, Indiana State University, and sponsored by the KQED’s Do Now U project. Friday, February 26, 1:00-2:00 p.m. Eastern – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Stop the Dilly-Dally Cycle: Get into Action, free teleseminar presented and produced by Erin Mecseji, PCC, CPCC, leadership and personal coach. Live Friday, February 26, 1:00-2:00 p.m. Eastern, plus mp3 download available – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Writing an Academic Journal Article: Moving from Evidence to Argument, webinar produced by Academic Coaching & Writing. Wednesday, February 24 plus recording. Registration and more information at http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-writing/events/ ‒ New and near-new faculty and graduate students. 

How Can I Create Engaging Threaded Discussion Questions? Recorded 20 Minute Mentor program produced by Magna Publications. Accessible 24/7 Monday, February 22 through Sunday, February 28 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Is There a Solution to Students Multitasking in Class? featured 20-Minute Mentor presented by Maryellen Weimer, Ph.D. , editor of The Teaching Professor and professor emeritus, Penn State Berks, and produced by Magna Publications. Accessible free February 19 on by a Clemson University subscription purchased by OTEI – Entire faculty and graduate students.

How Do I Stay Calm When Students Push My Buttons? featured 20-Minute Mentor presented by Brian Van Brunt, Ed.D. and produced by Magna Publications. Accessible free February 19 on by a Clemson University subscription purchased by OTEI – Entire faculty and graduate students.

What Should I Do When a Student Challenges My Authority? featured 20-Minute Mentor presented by Ike Shibley, Ph.D. and produced by Magna Publications. Accessible free February 19 on by a Clemson University subscription purchased by OTEI – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

How Should I Manage My Online Course? featured 20-Minute Mentor presented by Taylor Kriley, Ed.D. and produced by Magna Publications. Accessible free February 19 on by a Clemson University subscription purchased by OTEI – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Getting in Sync with Your Tenure Clock, webinar produced by Academic Coaching & Writing. Thursday, February 18 plus recording. Registration and more information at  http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-writing/events/ ‒ New and near-new faculty and graduate students.   

Inspiring Your Students to Work toward Excellence, conducted by Dr. Paul Buyer, Professor of Music and Director of Percussion. Thursday, February 18, 3:00-4:15 p.m., 118 Academic Success Center – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Elements of Accessibility in Online Courses, live webinar presented by various experts and produced by Starlink. Wednesday, February 17, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Eastern – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Developing a 4‐Dimensional Interdisciplinary Learning Environment, recorded webinar presented by Dr. Chris Landorf, University of Queensland, Australia, and produced by Transforming Assessment. Available for viewing 24/7 at http://ta.vu/3F2016 from Wednesday, February 17 on. Entire faculty and graduate students.

What Key Concepts Improve Student Learning and Memory? Recorded 20 Minute Mentor program produced by Magna Publications. Accessible 24/7 Monday, February 15 through Sunday, February 21 – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Deciding What Technologies to Use in Class: Advice from Cognitive Science, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Friday, February 12, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Watts Center Auditorium – Entire faculty.   

The Dissertation Proposal: Aligning Your Problem, Purpose, and Research Questions, webinar presented by Dr. Chris Deason, Dissertation Coach, and produced by Academic Coaching & Writing. Thursday, February 11 plus recording. Registration and more information at http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-writing/events/ ‒ New and near-new faculty and graduate students.    

Deciding What Technologies to Use in Class: Advice from Cognitive Science, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Thursday, February 11, 2:00-4:00 p.m., Watts Center Auditorium – Entire faculty.  

Making Quick Work of References with RefWorks, Bobby Hollandsworth, Business Reference Librarian, University Libraries. Thursday, February 11, 9:00-10:15 a.m., B-106 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students. Co-sponsored with University Libraries.

Improve Participation in College Classrooms: How to Create a Discussion Strategy that Will Increase Student Learning and Engagement, presented by Dr. Jay Howard, Professor of Sociology and Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, Butler University, and produced by Magna Publications. Available for viewing Wednesday, February 10-Thursday, March 10 – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Recognizing Excellence in Campus Assessment: Using the Excellence in Assessment Designation for Self-Assessment, free webinar presented by Teri Lyn Hinds, Director, Research and Data Policy at the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities and Project Manager for the Voluntary System of Accountability(VSA) and the Student Achievement Measure (SAM), and Natasha Jankowski, Ph.D., Associate Director and Research Assistant Professor with the Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Associate with the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA), and produced by AALHE. Wednesday, February 10, 1:00-2:30 p.m. Eastern. Register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2137664279978817793 – Entire faculty.

How Do I Get Students to Come to Class Prepared? Recorded 20 Minute Mentor program produced by Magna Publications. Accessible 24/7 Monday, February 8 through Sunday, February 14 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Making Quick Work of References with RefWorks, Bobby Hollandsworth, Business Reference Librarian, University Libraries. Friday, February 5, 2:00-3:15 p.m., B-106 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students. Co-sponsored with University Libraries.

Making Quick Work of References with RefWorks, Bobby Hollandsworth, Business Reference Librarian, University Libraries. Friday, February 5, 9:00-10:15 a.m., B-106 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students. Co-sponsored with University Libraries.

Preventing and Handling Student Issues, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Thursday, February 4, 4:45-6:00 p.m., M-103 Martin – 22 Mathematical Sciences graduate students in Dr. Shari Prevost’s teaching preparation seminar.   

Writing a Teaching Philosophy for Academic Job Applications, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Wednesday, February 3, 6:00-7:30 p.m., 201 Edwards (tent.) – Students in Dr. Pamela Havice’s graduate course, EDL 950: College Teaching.

Training Adults – Safety & Compliance, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Tuesday, February 2, 9:00-10:00 a.m., 234 Brackett – Research Compliance and Safety Training Staff. 

Making Quick Work of References with RefWorks, Bobby Hollandsworth, Business Reference Librarian, University Libraries. Tuesday, February 2, 2:00-3:15 p.m., B-106 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students. Co-sponsored with University Libraries. 

Flipping the Classroom Training, presented by various experts and produced by Starlink. Available for viewing from Monday, February 1 on – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Effective Teaching Strategies: Cultural Communication Skills, presented by Dr. Christine Hubbard, President of the North Texas Community College Consortium, and produced by Starlink. Available for viewing from Monday, February 1 on – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

How Do I Assign Students to Groups? Recorded 20 Minute Mentor program produced by Magna Publications. Accessible 24/7 Monday, February 1 through Sunday, February 7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Spring 2016 Writing Group #2, led by Stephanie Striping, Instructor of English and OTEI Intern. Tuesday meetings (7) at 9:00-10:00 a.m. on January 26, February 9 and 23, March 8 and 22, and April 5 and 19, 234 Brackett Entire faculty and advanced graduate students. 

How Do Master Teachers Create a Positive Classroom? Recorded 20 Minute Mentor program produced by Magna Publications. Accessible 24/7 Monday, January 25 through Sunday, January 31 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Publishing Your Dissertation Research, webinar presented by Amy Benson Brown, writer, developmental editor, and ACW Director of Academic Writing, and produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Wednesday, January 20, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern, plus recording). Registration and more information at http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-writing/events/ ‒ New and near-new faculty and graduate students.   

Implementation Fidelity Assessment: A Framework for Evidence-Based Decision Making, free webinar presented by John D. Hathcoat, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Graduate Psychology, and Assistant Assessment Specialist, Center for Assessment and Research Studies, James Madison University, and produced by AALHE. Wednesday, January 15, 3:00-4:30 Eastern. Register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5269962900525388289

Finding and Focusing Your Topic: Setting Out on Your Dissertation Journey, webinar presented by Dr. Kat Malinsky, Dissertation Coach, and produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Thursday, January 14. Registration and more information at http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-writing/events/ – New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

Spring 2016 Writing Group, led by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Tuesday meetings (8) at 2:00-3:00 p.m. on January 12 and 26, February 9 and 23, March 8 and 22, and April 5 and 19, , 234 Brackett Entire faculty and advanced graduate students.

How Can I Assess Critical Thinking with Student-Created Work? featured 20-Minute Mentor presented by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director, and produced by Magna Publications. Available for free viewing from Monday, January 4 on ‒ Entire faculty and graduate students.

How Can I Assess Critical Thinking with Objective Items? featured 20-Minute Mentor presented by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director, and produced by Magna Publications. Available for free viewing from Monday, January 4 on ‒ Entire faculty and graduate students.

How Can I Use Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs) Online? featured 20-Minute Mentor presented by Dr. Stephanie Delany and produced by Magna Publications. Available for free viewing from Monday, January 4 on ‒ Entire faculty and graduate students.

Effective Teaching Strategies, recorded program presented by several experts and produced by Starlink Training. Available for viewing Monday, January 4 on – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Where Can I Find Flippable Moments in My Classes? featured 20 Minute Mentor presented by Barbi Honeycutt, Ph.D. and Sarah Egan Warren and produced by Magna Publications. Available for free viewing from January 1 on ‒ Entire faculty and graduate students.

How Do I Convert a F2F Course to a Hybrid Course? featured 20-Minute Mentor presented by Jill Schiefelbein and produced by Magna Publications. Available for free viewing from January 1 on ‒ Entire faculty and graduate students.

How Can I Structure a Flipped Lesson? featured 20-Minute Mentor presented by Barbi Honeycutt, Ph.D. and produced by Magna Publications. Available for free viewing from January 1 on ‒ Entire faculty and graduate students.

What Three Things Could I Do to Improve My Blended Course? featured 20-Minute Mentor presented by Ike Shibley, Ph.D. and Timothy Wilson, Ph.D. and produced by Magna Publications. Available for free viewing from January 1 on ‒ Entire faculty and graduate students.
 

Fall 2015

Tips for Teaching Large Classes, student and faculty panels with questions submitted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director, followed by private consulting sessions. Monday, December 14, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., 142 Life Sciences Bldg. – New and near-new CAFLS faculty.

Easy Predictors: Quickly Explore Your Data to Find Trends, Relationships, and Predictors, free webinar presented by David Eubanks, Ph.D., Furman University, and produced by the Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE). Friday, December 11, 10:00-11:30 a.m. Eastern – Entire faculty and graduate students.

What Activities and Assignments Promote Critical Thinking? featured 20-Minute Mentor presented by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director, and produced by Magna Publications. Available for free viewing from December 9 on ‒ Entire faculty and graduate students.

How Can I Design Critical Thinking into My Course? featured 20-Minute Mentor presented by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director, and produced by Magna Publications. Available for free viewing from December 9 on ‒ Entire faculty and graduate students.

How Do Master Teachers Create a Positive Classroom? featured 20-Minute Mentor presented by Kristin L. Roush, Ph.D., psychology professor, Central New Mexico Community College, and produced by Magna Publications. Available for free viewing from December 9 on ‒ Entire faculty and graduate students.

Providing Meaningful Learning Analytics Data to Teachers: A Tool to Complete the Loop, webinar presented by Professor Gregor Kennedy, Dr. Linda Corrin, and Paula De Barba, University of Melbourne and produced by Transforming Assessment. Wednesday, December 9, UTC 7:00-8:00 a.m. plus recording – Entire faculty and graduate students.

How Do I Design Courses to Enhance Student Veterans' Success? Recorded webinar in Monday Morning Mentor series, 20 minutes. Available for viewing December 7-13 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Academic Branding: Improving Your Visibility, Network, and Career Opportunities, webinar produced by Academic Coaching & Writing. Thursday, December 3 plus recording. More information at http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-writing/events/ ‒ New and near-new faculty and graduate students.   

Evidence-Based Teaching in Higher Ed: Strategies to Improve Student Learning, a 40-minute recorded program presented by Dr. Maryellen Weimer, editor of The Teaching Professor and professor emeritus, Penn State Berks, and Dr. Victor Benassi, professor of psychology and director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, University of New Hampshire, and produced by Magna Publications. Available for viewing Tuesday, December 1-Wednesday, December 30 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

In Blended Courses, What Should Students Do Online? Recorded webinar in Monday Morning Mentor series, 20 minutes. Available for viewing November 30-December 6 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Developing an Academic Support Network, webinar produced by Academic Coaching & Writing. Thursday, November 19 plus recording. More information at http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-writing/events/ ‒ New and near-new faculty and graduate students.   

Refresh Your Course with Straightforward Design Changes, a 40-minute recorded program presented by Dr. Rebecca Brent, a noted expert in faculty development, and produced by Magna Publications. Available for viewing Tuesday, November 17-Wednesday, December 16 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

How Can I Better Manage Difficult Conversations with Faculty? Recorded webinar in Monday Morning Mentor series, 20 minutes. Available for viewing November 16-22 – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Metaphorically Speaking, conducted by Tamara L. McNealy, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Biological Sciences, and Darren L. Linvill, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Communication Studies. Friday, November 13, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Pearce Center for Professional Communication, 1st floor Daniel Hall Studio – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Pick a Card, Any Card: Strategies for Focusing, live webinar (plus recording) presented and produced by Dr. Meggin McIntosh, Emphasis on Excellence, Inc. Friday, November 13, 12:00-1:00 p.m. Eastern – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Faculty Showcase on Research and Digital Scholarship, produced by the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship and the Emory Center for Faculty Development and Excellence. Thursday, November 12, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern.
Register at https://scholarblogs.emory.edu/ecds/2015/10/20/connect-with-research-faculty-showcase-november-12-two-ways-to-attend/ – CAAH faculty.

Writing an Academic Journal Article: Moving from Evidence to Argument, webinar produced by Academic Coaching & Writing. Wednesday, November 11 plus recording. More information at http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-writing/events/ ‒ New and near-new faculty and graduate students.    

Taming the Monster: Rethinking the Role of Content, 40-minute recorded program presented by Nicki Monahan, faculty advisor, George Brown College, and produced by Magna Publications. Available for viewing Tuesday, November 10-Wednesday, December 9 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

How Can I Connect Students' Interests to Course Content? Recorded webinar in Monday Morning Mentor series, 20 minutes. Available for viewing November 9-15 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

The Multiple Limitations of Assessment Criteria, free webinar presented by Dr. Sue Bloxham, professor emeritus, University of Cumbria, UK and produced by Transforming Assessment. Live Wednesday, November 4, 7:00-8:00 a.m. UTC, plus recording available at http://ta.vu/4nov2015 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

How Do I Get Started with Service-Learning. Recorded webinar in Monday Morning Mentor series, 20 minutes. Available for viewing November 2-8 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Below the Surface: Strategies for Deep and Lasting Learning, featured Magna Commons program presented by Dr. Tyler J. Griffin, Brigham Young University, and produced by Magna Publications. Available for viewing from Monday, November 2 on ‒ Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Everybody Present: Mindfulness in the Classroom, featured Magna Commons program presented by Dr. Kristin L. Roush, Central New Mexico Community College, and produced by Magna Publications. Available for viewing from Monday, November 2 on ‒ Entire faculty and graduate students.

Best Practices in Flipped Class Design, featured Magna Commons program presented by Dr. Robert Talbert, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Grand Valley State University, and produced by Magna Publications. Available for viewing from Monday, November 2 on ‒ Entire faculty and graduate students. 

What Key Factors Influence Test Performance? featured 20 Minute Mentor program presented by Dr. Kristin L. Roush, Central New Mexico Community College, and produced by Magna Publications. Available for viewing from Sunday, November 1 on ‒ Entire faculty and graduate students. 

What Key Concepts Improve Student Learning and Memory? featured 20 Minute Mentor program presented by Dr. Kristin L. Roush, Central New Mexico Community College, and produced by Magna Publications. Available for viewing from Sunday, November 1 on ‒ Entire faculty and graduate students. 

How Can Students Use Self-Compassion to Reduce Test Anxiety? featured 20 Minute Mentor program presented by Dr. Kristin L. Roush, Central New Mexico Community College, and produced by Magna Publications. Available for viewing from Sunday, November 1 on ‒ Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Competency-Based Education (CBE), recorded program presented by several experts in CBE and produced by Starlink Training. Available for viewing Sunday, November 1 on – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Writing an Academic Book Proposal, webinar produced by Academic Coaching & Writing. Wednesday, October 28 plus recording. More information at http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-writing/events/ ‒ New and near-new faculty and graduate students.   

How Can I Reduce Apathy and Increase Motivation? Recorded webinar in Monday Morning Mentor series, 20 minutes. Available for viewing October 26-November  1– Entire faculty and graduate students.

Improv-ing Your Communication, conducted by Tamara L. McNealy, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Biological Sciences, and Darren L. Linvill, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Communication Studies. Friday, October 23, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Pearce Center for Professional Communication, 1st floor Daniel Hall Studio – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Managing the Imposter Syndrome in Academia: How to Overcome Self-Doubt, webinar produced by Academic Coaching & Writing. Thursday, October 22 plus recording ‒ New and near-new faculty and graduate students.  
 
Adaptive Learning, free live webinar presented by Dr. Cristi Ford, Assistant Vice Provost for Learning Innovation Initiatives, Center for Innovation in Learning and Student Success, University of Maryland University College, and produced by Starlink Training. Wednesday, October 21, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Writing a Teaching Philosophy for Academic Job Applications, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Wednesday, October 21, 9:00-10:00 a.m., 107 Holtzendorff – Graduate students in Dr. Juliee Martin’s ESED 8880: Preparing for the Professoriate course.

Controversial Topics and Difficult Dialogues: Effectively Engaging Students in Critical Conversations in the Classroom, facilitated by Libby Roderick, Associate Director, Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence, University of Alaska, Anchorage. Tuesday, October 20, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Hendrix Student Center, Ballroom A – Entire faculty, graduate teaching assistants, and selected staff. Co-sponsored by the Gantt Intercultural Center and the Provost’s Office.

Controversial Topics and Difficult Dialogues: Effectively Engaging Students in Critical Conversations in the Classroom, facilitated by Libby Roderick, Associate Director, Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence, University of Alaska, Anchorage. Monday, October 19, 6:00-9:00 p.m., Clemson House, Poole Shanklin Room – Entire faculty, graduate teaching assistants, and selected staff. Co-sponsored by the Gantt Intercultural Center and the Provost’s Office.

Controversial Topics and Difficult Dialogues: Effectively Engaging Students in Critical Conversations in the Classroom, facilitated by Libby Roderick, Associate Director, Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence, University of Alaska, Anchorage. Monday, October 19, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Clemson House, Poole Shanklin Room – Entire faculty, graduate teaching assistants, and selected staff. Co-sponsored by the Gantt Intercultural Center and the Provost’s Office.

What Can I Learn from Student Ratings? Recorded webinar in Monday Morning Mentor series, 20 minutes. Available for viewing October 19-25 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Faculty Perspectives on Cultures of Assessment, free webinar presented by Matthew Fuller, Ph.D., Sam Houston State University, and produced by the Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE). Friday, October 16, 1:00-2:30 p.m. Eastern. Register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3180659909157253377 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Choosing and Using Group Activities in the College Classroom, recorded webinar presented by Dr. Claire Howell Major, Professor of Higher Education, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa and produced by Magna Publications. Available for viewing Wednesday, October 14-Thursday, November 12 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

The Value of Discussion—and Getting Students to Commit to an Answer—When Using Clickers, live webinar presented by Dr. Angel Hoekstra, instructor, Blinn College and produced by i>clicker. Tuesday, October 13, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Can Service-Learning Work in My Discipline? Recorded webinar in Monday Morning Mentor series, 20 minutes. Available for viewing October 12-18 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Conducting an Academic Job Search with Clarity, Positivity, and Resilience, webinar produced by Academic Coaching & Writing. Thursday, October 8 plus recording. More information at http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-writing/events/ ‒ New and near-new faculty and graduate students. 

10 Tips for Creating Accessible Online Course Content, free webinar presented by Janet Sylvia, web accessibility group leader and trainer, and produced by the Online Learning Consortium. Thursday, October 8, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Outdoor Sensors for Real-Time Data in e-Learning Activities, presented by Professor Kim Bryceson, University of Queensland, Australia, and produced by Transforming Assessment. Live Wednesday, October 7, 7:00-8:00 a.m. UTC, plus recording available to registrants in 2 days – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Five Tips to Engage Students Outside of the Online Classroom, recorded 40-minute webinar presented by Stephanie Delaney, J.D., Ph.D., Director of eLearning, Cascadia Community College, and produced by Magna Publications. Available for viewing Wednesday, October 6-Thursday, November 5 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

How Do I Create a Climate for Learning in My Classroom? Recorded webinar in Monday Morning Mentor series, 20 minutes. Available for viewing October 5-11 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Using Student Analytics for Online Course Improvement, featured Magna Commons program presented by John Vivolo, Director of Online and Virtual Learning, New York University, and produced by Magna Publications. Accessible free 24/7 October 2, 2015-June 30, 2016 by subscription purchased by OTEI at http://www.magnapubs.com/magna-commons/?video=13352 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

How to Effectively Lead Change in Higher Education, featured Magna Commons program presented by Dr. Lynn Gillette, former president of Sierra Nevada College, and produced by Magna Publications. Accessible free 24/7 October 2, 2015-June 30, 2016 by subscription purchased by OTEI at http://www.magnapubs.com/magna-commons/?video=13361 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Prepared Students: The Secret’s in the Assignment Strategy, featured Magna Commons program presented by Dr. Lynn Gillette, former president of Sierra Nevada College, and J. Robert Gillette, Associate Professor of Economics, University of Kentucky, and produced by Magna Publications. Accessible free 24/7 October 2, 2015-June 30, 2016 by subscription purchased by OTEI at http://www.magnapubs.com/magna-commons/?video=13360 – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

11½ Free Tools for Testing Website Accessibility, free webinar presented by David Berman, renowned expert and speaker on web accessibility standards, and produced by the Online Learning Consortium. Thursday, October 1, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Getting in Sync with Your Tenure Clock, webinar produced by Academic Coaching & Writing. Thursday, October 1 plus recording ‒ New and near-new faculty and graduate students.   

How Can I Identify and Overcome Obstacles for Change? featured 20-Minute Mentor presented by Dr. Lynn Gillette, former president of Sierra Nevada College and produced by Magna Publications. Available for viewing free from Thursday, October 1 until December 31, 2016 by subscription purchase by OTEI – Campus leaders.

How Can I Build Momentum for Change with Short-Term Gains? featured 20-Minute Mentor presented by Dr. Lynn Gillette, former president of Sierra Nevada College and produced by Magna Publications. Available for viewing free from Thursday, October 1 until December 31, 2016 by subscription purchase by OTEI – Campus leaders.

How Can I Create a Sense of Urgency for Change? featured 20-Minute Mentor presented by Dr. Lynn Gillette, former president of Sierra Nevada College and produced by Magna Publications. Available for viewing free from Thursday, October 1 until December 31, 2016 by subscription purchase by OTEI – Campus leaders.

Using Twitter for Research, conducted by Anne McMahan Grant, Geography and History Reference Librarian and Instruction Coordinator, University Libraries. Tuesday, September 29, 10:10-11:00 a.m., 204 Cooper Library – Entire faculty and graduate students.

How Can I Use Technology to Improve Learning? Recorded webinar in Monday Morning Mentor series, 20 minutes. Available for viewing September 28-October 4 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Promote Inquisitive Learning in Large Lectures, webinar presented by Joe March, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Associate Director of the Science and Technology Honors Program, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and produced by i>clicker. ThursdaySeptember 24, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Eastern – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

What is the Best Way to Grade Participation? Recorded webinar in Monday Morning Mentor series, 20 minutes. Available for viewing September 21-27 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Making Quick Work of References with RefWorks, Bobby Hollandsworth, Business Reference Librarian, University Libraries. Thursday, September 17, 1:30-2:45 p.m., B-105 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students. Co-sponsored with University Libraries.

Netflix and the ADA: How a Landmark Case Changed the Legal Landscape of Closed Captioning, free webinar presented by Arlene B. Mayerson, web accessibility lawyer, and produced by the Online Learning Consortium. Wednesday, September 16, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern – Entire faculty and graduate students.

American Dreams Made in China, live presentation by Rong He, Co-Founder & CEO, Century 3 Asia Pacific Inc., and hosted by the Clemson University Center for Chinse Studies. Tuesday, September 15, 12:00-1:30 p.m., High Cotton, 550 S. Main Street, Greenville – Entire faculty and selected graduate students.

Making Quick Work of References with RefWorks, Bobby Hollandsworth, Business Reference Librarian, University Libraries. Tuesday, September 15, 10:00-11:15 a.m., B-105 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students. Co-sponsored with University Libraries. 

Making Quick Work of References with RefWorks, Bobby Hollandsworth, Business Reference Librarian, University Libraries. Friday, September 11, 10:00-11:15 a.m., B-106 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students. Co-sponsored with University Libraries.

The Review of Literature: Finding Your Way Out of the Literature Fog, webinar produced by Academic Coaching & Writing. Thursday, September 10 plus recording. More information at  http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-writing/events/ ‒ New and near-new faculty and graduate students. 

Student Attitudes toward Writing and Turnitin, webinar presented by Sean Tupa, Education Program Manager, Turnitin and Jason Chu, Education Director, Turnitin and produced by Turnitin. Thursday, September 10, 1:00-1:30 p.m. – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Best Practices for Integrating Closed Captioning with Mediasite Lecture Capture, free webinar produced by the Online Learning Consortium. Wednesday, September 9, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern – Entire faculty and graduate students.

What Can We Do with Assessment Analytics? webinar presented by Professor Cath Ellis, University of New South Wales, Australia and Dr. Rachel Forsyth, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK and produced by Transforming Assessment. Live Wednesday, September 9, 7:00-8:00 a.m. UTC plus recording – Entire faculty and graduate students.

What Should I Do When a Student Cheats? Recorded webinar in Monday Morning Mentor series, 20 minutes. Available for viewing September 7-13 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Using Twitter for Research, conducted by Anne McMahan Grant, History and Geography Reference Library and Instructor Coordinator, Clemson University Libraries. Friday, September 18, 10:10-11:00 a.m., 204 Cooper Library - Entire faculty and graduate students.

Making Quick Work of References with RefWorks, Bobby Hollandsworth, Business Reference Librarian, University Libraries. Friday, September 4, 1:30-2:45 p.m., B-106 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students. Co-sponsored with University Libraries.

Fall 2015 Writing Group, led by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Thursday meetings (7)) at 2:00-3:00 p.m. on September 3 and 17, October 1, 15, and 29, November 12, and December 3, 234 Brackett Entire faculty and advanced graduate students.

Course Design Strategies to Enhance Critical Thinking Skills, recorded webinar presented by Julie Schrock, Ph.D., Education, Meredith College and Steven Benko, Ph.D., Religious and Ethical Studies, Meredith College and produced by Magna Publications. Featured for viewing Tuesday, September 2. Available for viewing until June 30, 2016 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Changes to Copyright and Fair Use: What Faculty Need to Know, recorded webinar presented by Linda Enghagen, attorney and Professor, Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts at Amherst and produced by Magna Publications. Featured for viewing Tuesday, September 2. Available for viewing until June 30, 2016 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Flex Learning: Helping Students Choose Their Path to Success, recorded webinar presented by Ike Shibley, Ph.D., associate professor of chemistry at Penn State Berks and Oliver Dreon, Ph.D., associate professor, School of Education, Millersville University of Pennsylvania and produced by Magna Publications. Featured for viewing Tuesday, September 2. Available for viewing until June 30, 2016 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Technology in the Classroom and Online, recorded webinar presented by James Glapa-Grossklag, College of the Canyons; Jeff Borden, Saint Leo University; and Estelita Young, Instructure and produced by Starlink Training. Available for viewing 24/7 Tuesday, September 1 on – Entire faculty and graduate students.

What If a Student Asks a Question I Can't Answer? Recorded webinar in Monday Morning Mentor series, 20 minutes. Available for viewing August 31-September 6 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

De-clutter & De-stress: A Dozen Ways to Decrease Your Clutter & Decrease Your Stress, free webinar presented and produced by Meggin McIntosh, Ph.D., Emphasis on Excellence, Inc. Live Friday, August 28, 3:00-4:30 p.m. Eastern, plus recording. Register at http://www.getaplanguide.com/classes/declutter-and-destress/ – Entire faculty and graduate students.  

HTML5 Video Accessibility: Updates, Features, & Guidelines, free webinar presented by John Foliot, a video accessibility expert and contributor to the W3C’s new Media Accessibility User Requirements (MAUR), and produced by the Online Learning Consortium. Thursday, August 27, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern – Entire faculty and graduate students.

How Do I Use VoiceThread for Online Student Discussions? Recorded webinar in Monday Morning Mentor series, 20 minutes. Available for viewing August 24-30 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Build Better Boundaries, free teleseminar presented and produced by Erin Mecseji, PCC, CPCC, leadership and personal coach. Friday, August 21, 1:00-2:00 p.m.  Eastern – Entire faculty and graduate students.

How Can I Make My Exams More about Learning, Less about Grades?, featured 20-Minute Mentor presented by Maryellen Weimer, Ph.D. and produced by Magna Publications. Accessible free 24/7 by subscription purchased by OTEI at http://www.magnapubs.com/mentor-commons/?video=3199 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

How Can I Enhance the Impact of Feedback in Online Classes?, featured 20-Minute Mentor presented by B. Jean Mandernach, Ph.D. and produced by Magna Publications. Accessible free 24/7 by subscription purchased by OTEI at http://www.magnapubs.com/mentor-commons/?video=3219 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

What Is the Best Way to Grade Participation?, featured 20-Minute Mentor presented by Maryellen Weimer, Ph.D. and produced by Magna Publications. Accessible free 24/7 by subscription purchased by OTEI at http://www.magnapubs.com/mentor-commons/?video=3198 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

How Can I Make My Multiple Choice Tests More Effective?, featured 20-Minute Mentor presented by Linda Suskie, Ph.D. and produced by Magna Publications. Accessible free 24/7 by subscription purchased by OTEI at http://www.magnapubs.com/mentor-commons/?video=3186 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

What Are Five Tips for Writing Effective Learning Outcomes?, featured 20-Minute Mentor presented by Linda Suskie, Ph.D. and produced by Magna Publications. Accessible free 24/7 by subscription purchased by OTEI at http://www.magnapubs.com/mentor-commons/?video=3187 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

What Are the Three Worst Mistakes to Make in the Classroom?, featured 20-Minute Mentor presented by Maryellen Weimer, Ph.D. and produced by Magna Publications. Accessible free 24/7 by subscription purchased by OTEI at http://www.magnapubs.com/mentor-commons/?video=3136 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

What If a Student Asks a Question I Can't Answer?, featured 20-Minute Mentor presented by Therese Huston, Ph.D. and produced by Magna Publications. Accessible free 24/7 by subscription purchased by OTEI at http://www.magnapubs.com/mentor-commons/?video=3129 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

How Can I Create Meaningful Assignments for My Students?, featured 20-Minute Mentor presented by Linda Suskie, Ph.D. and produced by Magna Publications. Accessible free 24/7 by subscription purchased by OTEI at http://www.magnapubs.com/mentor-commons/?video=3184 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

 
Summer 2015

Mastering Teaching at Its Best, panel presentation by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Friday, August 14, 2:00-3:00 p.m., 309 Cooper Library – New IFCS Ph.D. students. 

Advancing the Study of Race in Higher Education, Module 4 in the Penn Equity Institute for Doctoral Students, free webinar organized by Professor Shaun R. Harper, Ph.D., Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education, Pennsylvania State University. Thursday, August 13, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Eastern – Doctoral graduate students.

The Dissertation Proposal: Aligning Your Problem, Purpose, and Research Questions, webinar produced by Academic Coaching & Writing. Thursday, August 13 plus recording.  More information at  http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-writing/events/ ‒ New and near-new faculty and graduate students.   

Critically Evaluating and Utilizing Social Media and Other Popular Sources, conducted by Anne McMahan Grant, History and Geography Reference Librarian and Instruction Coordinator, University Libraries. Thursday, August 13, 10:00-10:50 a.m., 204 Cooper Library – Entire faculty and graduate students. Co-sponsored with RM Cooper Library.

Grading Speeches Fairly and Consistently, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Wednesday, August 12, 1:30-3:00 p.m., 204B Edwards –Communication Studies Graduate Teaching Assistants. 

Using Critical Race Theories and Methods, Module 3 in the Penn Equity Institute for Doctoral Students, free webinar organized by Professor Shaun R. Harper, Ph.D., Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education, Pennsylvania State University. Tuesday, August 11, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Eastern – Doctoral graduate students.

If You Do Nothing Else This Semester, conducted by Dr. Meggin McIntosh, President, Emphasis on Excellence, Inc. Tuesday, August 11, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 118 Academic Success Center – Entire faculty and graduate students.   

Hunks, Chunks & Bites – How to Get Your Writing Projects Planned So You Can Get Them Completed, conducted by Dr. Meggin McIntosh, President, Emphasis on Excellence, Inc. Monday, August 10, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 118 Academic Success Center – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Advanced Research Hints and Tips, conducted by Anne McMahan Grant, History and Geography Reference Librarian and Instruction Coordinator, University Libraries. Friday, August 7, 10:00-10:50 a.m., 204 Cooper Library – Entire faculty and graduate students. Co-sponsored with RM Cooper Library.

A 3D Virtual Business Simulation for Experiential Learning in First-Year Accounting, webinar presented by Dr. Julie Walker, Associate Professor of Accounting, University of Queensland, Australia, hosted by Professor Geoffrey Crisp, Dean Learning and Teaching, RMIT University and Dr. Mathew Hillier, Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation, University of Queensland, Australia, and produced by Transforming Assessment. Live Wednesday, August 5, UTC 7:00-8:00 a.m., plus recording. Register at http://transformingassessment.com – Accounting faculty. 

Racializing Research Agendas, Module 2 in the Penn Equity Institute for Doctoral Students, free webinar organized by Professor Shaun R. Harper, Ph.D., Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education, Pennsylvania State University. Thursday, August 6, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/penn-equity-institute-for-doctoral-students-tickets-17559651390 – Doctoral graduate students.

Writing 2.0 – Grant Funding Strategies for 2015 and Beyond, free live webinar presented by Dr. Morgan Giddings and sponsored by Academic Ladder, Inc. and the Academic Writing Club. Wednesday, August 5, 4:00-5:00 p.m. Eastern – New and near new faculty and graduate students.

Racial Inequalities in Higher Education, Module 1 in the Penn Equity Institute for Doctoral Students, free webinar organized by Professor Shaun R. Harper, Ph.D., Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education, Pennsylvania State University. Tuesday, August 4, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern – Doctoral graduate students.

Inspiring Your Students to Work toward Excellence, conducted by Dr. Paul Buyer, Professor of Music and Director of Percussion. Tuesday, August 4, 3:00-4:15 p.m., 118 Academic Success Center – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Research & Multimedia Support @ Your Library, conducted by Anne McMahan Grant, History and Geography Reference Librarian and Instruction Coordinator, University Libraries. Tuesday, August 4, 10:00-10:50 a.m., Adobe Creative Studio (5th floor of Cooper Library) and 204 Cooper Library – Entire faculty and graduate students. Co-sponsored with RM Cooper Library.

Measuring Learning: An Alternate Assessment of Teaching Effectiveness, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director, with Dr. Michael Coggeshall, Professor of Anthropology, Department of Sociology and Anthropology. Monday, August 3, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Transforming Your Students into Self-Regulated Learners, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Thursday, July 30, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Teaching and Managing Large Classes, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Tuesday, July 28, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Where Our Students Are Coming from – and How to Reach Them, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Friday, July 24, 9:30-11:30 p.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Teaching to How the Mind Works, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Wednesday, July 22, 1:00-4:00 p.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Course Design and Development Made Easy and Logical, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Thursday, July 16, 1:00-4:00 p.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

The Gamer Educator: The Potential Role of Gamification in Online Education, live webinar, presented by Dr. Kevin Bell, Northeastern University. Wednesday, July 15, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern. Register at http://nutn.info/1cXEqqV; put system membership as Starlink – Entire faculty and graduate students.  Purchased by OTEI.

My Dissertation Feels Like a Bloated Elephant, presented and produced by Meggin McIntosh, Ph.D., Emphasis on Excellence, Inc. Live Wednesday, July 8, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern - Graduate students.

The Flipped Approach to Online Teaching and Learning, recorded one-hour webinar presented by Dr. Barbi Honeycutt, Director of Graduate Professional Development and Teaching Programs, North Carolina State University, and Sarah Glova, President of Reify Media, LLC and lecturer in the Professional Writing Program, North Carolina State University, and produced by Magna Publications. Available for viewing Wednesday, June 24-Wednesday, July 22 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Developing Your Critical Thinking Course, Part 2: Assessing Critical Thinking Skills, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Thursday, June 18, 8:00-9:30 a.m., Madren Center Meeting Rooms III and IV – Part of Clemson Thinks2 Summer Faculty Institute – New 2015 CT ² faculty. Also serving as a consultant to faculty during the entire Institute, June 15-18 and August 6. 

Online Learning That Lasts: How to Engage and Retain Students, recorded one-hour webinar presented by Tyler Griffin, Ph.D., assistant professor of Electrical Engineering and Instructional Technology, Brigham Young University, and produced by Magna Publications. Available for viewing Wednesday, June 17-Wednesday, July 15 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Developing Your Critical Thinking Course, Part 1: Formulating Critical Thinking Outcomes and Planning Instructional Strategies, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Wednesday, June 17, 8:00-10:00 a.m., Madren Center Meeting Rooms III and IV – Part of Clemson Thinks2 Summer Faculty Institute – New 2015 CT ² faculty. Also serving as a consultant to faculty during the entire Institute, June 15-18 and August 6. 

Helping Introverts Thrive in an Active Learning Classroom, recorded one-hour webinar presented by Nicki Monahan, M.Ed., Faculty Advisor for Staff Development, George Brown College, Toronto, ON Canada, and produced by Magna Publications. Available for viewing Wednesday, June 10-Wednesday, July 8 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI. 
  
Developing an Academic Support Network, live webinar presented by Dr. Moira Killoran, Director of Academic Coaching, and produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Thursday, June 11, 4:00-5:00 p.m. Eastern. Register at http://goo.gl/XoCdns New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

Reaching Students: Putting the Book to Work to Improve Undergraduate Instruction, free webinar presented by Susan Singer, National Science Foundation, Eric Brewe, Professor of Physics, Florida International University, Melanie Cooper, Professor of Science Education and Professor of Chemistry, Michigan State University, and Kaatje Kraft, Professor of Geology, Whatcom Community College, and sponsored by the Board on Science Education and National Research Council. Monday, June 8, 4:30-6:00 p.m. Eastern - Faculty and graduate students in CES and CAFLS.   

Creating a Positive Climate for Learning: Tips and Tools for Dealing with Incivility and Conflict, free live webinar presented by Dr. Mark Chesler, Arthur Thurnau Professor Emeritus, Sociology, University of Michigan, Dr. Alford A. Young, Jr., Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology, University of Michigan, and Dr. Joanna Millunchick, Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, and produced by WEPAN and NAPE. Tuesday, May 19, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Tenure and Promotion: Myths & Mindsets, recorded teleseminar presented by Dr. Meggin McIntosh, President, Emphasis on Excellence, Inc. and Dr. Francine Glazer, Assistant Provost and Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence, New York Institute of Technology, and produced by Emphasis on Excellence, Inc. Available for purchase for $19 at http://www.meggin.com/classes/tenure-promotion-myths-mindsets/ – All pre-tenure review faculty.  

An Introduction to Academic Blogging, live webinar presented by Lee Skallerup Bessette, Ph.D., accomplished blogger, digital humanities consultant, social media advisor, and instructor of literature and writing, and produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Thursday, May 14, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern – New and near-new faculty and graduate students.  

Using Technology in Today’s Classroom, free live webinar presented by Dr. John Orlando, Associate Director, Faculty Resource Center, Northcentral University and editor of Online Classroom, and produced by Magna Publications. Tuesday, May 12, 2:00-2:30 p.m. Eastern, plus recording – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Summer 2015 Writing Group, led by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Monday meetings (6) at 10:00-11:00 a.m. on May 11 and 25, June 8 and 22, July 20, and August 3, 234 Brackett Entire faculty and advanced graduate students.

Conversations with Students: Methods That Engage and Motivate, webinar presented by Richard L. Ogle, Ph.D., clinical psychologist, professor, and the chair, Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Wilmington, and produced by Magna Publications. Tuesday, May 5, 1:00-1:40 p.m. Eastern. Recording available for viewing to Wednesday, June 3 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Spring 2015

Development of 4D Farms to Improve Student Learning and Safety, webinar presented by Stuart Barber, University of Melbourne, Australia, hosted by Professor Geoffrey Crisp, Dean Learning and Teaching, RMIT University and Dr. Mathew Hillier, Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation, University of Queensland, Australia, and produced by Transforming Assessment. Live Wednesday, May 6, UTC 7:00-8:00 a.m., plus recording. Register http://transformingassessment.com – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Conversations with Students: Methods That Engage and Motivate, webinar presented by Richard L. Ogle, Ph.D., clinical psychologist, professor, and the chair, Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Wilmington, and produced by Magna Publications. Tuesday, May 5, 1:00-1:40 p.m. Eastern. Recording available for viewing to Wednesday, June 3 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Integrating Multimedia into Your Courses, facilitated by Dr. Michael V. Miller, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Texas, San Antonio. Monday, May 4, 1:00-4:00 p.m., 118 Academic Success Center – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Online Discussion: Practices to Boost Learning and Engagement, recorded webinar presented by Dr. Lolita Paff, associate professor of business and economics, Penn State Berks, and produced by Magna Publications. Available for viewing Tuesday, April 28 to Wednesday, May 27 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Getting Off to a Good, Quick Start, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Monday, April 27, 8:30-9:45 a.m., Place TBD – Graduate students. Co-sponsored with the Office of Access and Equity and the Graduate School Professional Development Program  Graduate students

Designing Your Online Presence to Promote Your Academic Persona, presented by Dr. Lee Skallerup Bessette, an accomplished blogger and social media advisor, and produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Thursday, April 23, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

My Dissertation Feels Like a Bloated Elephant, presented and produced by Meggin McIntosh, Ph.D., Emphasis on Excellence, Inc. Live Wednesday, April 22, 1:00-2:00 p.m. Eastern Graduate students.

Below the Surface: Strategies for Deep and Lasting Learning, recorded webinar presented by Dr. Tyler Griffin, assistant professor, Electrical Engineering, Brigham Young University, and produced by Magna Publications. Available for viewing Tuesday, April 21 to Wednesday, May 20 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Evaluating the Alignment of a Course, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Monday, April 20, during 12:30-1:30 p.m. committee meeting, 285 Lehotsky – PRTM Teaching Effectiveness (Peer Review Assessment) Committee.  

How to Survive Your First Year of Teaching, audio webinar presented by Dr. James M. Lang, professor of English and Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence, Assumption College, and produced by Magna Publications. Live Tuesday, April 14, 2:00-2:30 p.m. Eastern plus recording – New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

Scholarship Made Easier: Best Practices for Writing and Publishing, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Thursday, April 9, 3:00-4:00 p.m., Student Senate Chambers – All graduate students. Co-sponsored with the Graduate School Professional Development Program.

Active Learning – Live and Online, webinar presented by Richard Felder, Ph.D., Hoechst Celanese Professor Emeritus, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University and Rebecca Brent, Ph.D., President, Education Designs, Inc. and produced by the Women in Engineering ProActive Network and the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity. Live Thursday, April 9, 12:00-1:15 p.m. Eastern, plus recording at http://www.wskc.org/eitwebinars#puzzle?utm_source=EIT+Webinar+Active+Learning+BriefSurvey+&utm_campaign=EIT+Active+Learning&utm_medium=email – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Everybody Present: Mindfulness in the Classroom, live webinar presented by Dr. Kristin L. Rouch, Department of Psychology, CentralNew Mexico Community College and producced by Magna Problications. Live Tuesday, April 7, 1:00-1:40 p.m. Eastern. Recording available for viewing to Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Writing a Teaching Philosophy for Academic Job Applications, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Friday, April 3, 4:00-5:00 p.m. – All graduate students. Co-sponsored with the Graduate School Professional Development Program.

Improv-ing Your Communication, conducted by Tamara L. McNealy, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Biological Sciences, and Darren L. Linvill, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Communication Studies. Thursday, April 2, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Pearce Center for Professional Communication, 1st floor Daniel Hall Studio – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Tips to Improve Critical Thinking, presented by various academics and produced by Starlink. Recorded webinar available for viewing 24/7 from Wednesday, April 1 on. Access at www.starlinktraining.org – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Virtually Enhanced Language Teaching, presented Scott Grant, Monash University, Australia, hosted by Professor Geoffrey Crisp, RMIT University, Australia and Dr. Mathew Hillier, Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation, The University of Queensland, Australia, and produced by Transforming Assessment, University of Queensland, Australia. Live Wednesday, April 1, 7:00-8:00 a.m. (UTC/GMT) – plus recording at http://ta.vu/1A2015. Register at http://ta.vu/1apr2015 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Changing the Conversation about the Syllabus, live audio seminar presented by Dr. Lolita Paff, associate professor of business and economics, Penn State Berks and produced by Magna Publications. Tuesday, March 31, 2:00-2:30 p.m. Eastern. Register at http://www.magnapubs.com/online-seminars/changing-the-conversation-about-the-syllabus-13447-1.html?ET=magnapubs:p938:441256a:&st=pmail&s=mosU15CA-15192-150318e1. Recording at http://magnapubs.com/podcasts – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Developing an Academic Support Network, presented by Dr. Moira Killoran, Director of Academic Coaching, and produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Thursday, March 26, 4:00-5:00 p.m. Eastern. Register at http://goo.gl/XoCdns New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

Best Practices in Flipped Class Design, presented by Dr. Robert Talbert, Professor of Mathematics, Grand Valley State University and produced by Magna Publications. Live Thursday, March 26, 2:00-2:40 p.m. Eastern. Recording available for viewing to Friday, April 24, 2015 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

The Review of Literature: Finding Your Way Out of the Literature Fog, presented by Dr. Abigail Scheg, academic writing coach, researcher and scholar in the areas of composition and online education  and produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Wednesday, March 11, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern. Register at http://goo.gl/mWfQmg New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

Brown Bag Q&A with Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Friday, March 6, 12:30-1:30 p.m., 107 Holtzendorff – Engineering and Science Education Department.

Engaging Your Students in Self-Regulated Learning, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Friday, March 6, 11:15 a.m.-12:05 p.m., 109 Rhodes Annex – Dr. Cindy Lee’s Engineering and Science Education Graduate Seminar students.

Getting Off to a Good, Quick Start, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Wednesday, March 4, 3:00-4:00 p.m. – All graduate students. Co-sponsored with the Graduate School Professional Development Program.

Walk and Roll: The Next Step - #imaginedisability, event featuring a special presentation by Stephan J. Smith, Executive Director, AHEAD, plus a roundtable discussion for faculty and staff led by Mr. Smith and a roundtable with students organized by Tiger2Tiger, a Speakers Bureau made up of students with disabilities. Wednesday, March 4, 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 118 Academic Success Center Entire faculty and graduate students. Co-sponsored with Student Disability Services and the Office of Access and Equity. 

Enhancing Student Learning Outcomes with Simulation-Based Pedagogies (in business), webinar presented by Dr. Pierre Benckendorff, University of Queensland, Australia, hosted by Dr. Geoffrey Crisp, RMIT University, Australia and Dr. Mathew Hiller, Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation, University of Queensland, Australia, and sponsored by Transforming Assessment, University of Queensland, Australia. Wednesday, March 4, 7:00-8:00 a.m. UST/GMT, plus recording at http://ta.vu/4mar2015. – Entire faculty and graduate students.

How to Keep Your Teaching Fresh, Q&A webinar presented by Dr. Maryellen Weimer, distinguished professor emerita, Penn State Berks, and sponsored by Magna Publications. Live broadcast Tuesday, March 3, 1:00-1:30 p.m. Eastern – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

8-Webinar CIRTLCast Series: Thriving In Your First Year as Faculty New STEM faculty.

  • Achieving a Healthy Work-Life Balance, March 3, 2 ET. Presenters: Wendi Heinzelman, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Dean of Graduate Studies, University of Rochester; Mary Besterfield-Sacre, Professor of Industrial Engineering and Director of the Engineering Education Research Center, University of Pittsburgh; Rique Campa, Professor of Wildlife Ecology and Associate Dean of the Graduate School, Michigan State University
  • Mentoring Through the Tough Stuff: Effective Mentoring of Graduate Students, March 10, 2 ET.Presenters:Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, Chair of Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University; Rique Campa, Professor of Wildlife Ecology and Associate Dean of the Graduate School, Michigan State University
  • Creating Effective Scientific Posters: Part One, March 11, 2 ET. Presenter: Adam Steinberg, artist and biochemist of Art for Science
  • Integrating Critical Thinking about Values into an Introductory Geoscience Course, March 11, 3 ET. Presenter: Adam Blanford, University of Colorado at Boulder 
  • Faculty Careers at Community Colleges, March 17, 3 ET. Presenters: Pamela Pape-Lindstrom, Professor of Biology, Everett Community College; Loretta Brancaccio-Taras, Professor of Biological Sciences, Kingsborough Community College-CUNY; Holly Kerby, Instructor, Chemistry, Technical Science, Creative Writing/Drama, Madison Area Technical College
  • Women in STEM: Navigating Academic Careers, March 24, 2 ET. Presenters: Ali Lochner, Professor of Natural Resources Management, Grand Valley State University: Cheryl Bodnar, Professor of Chem/Petroleum Engineering, University of Pittsburgh; Alice Pawley, Professor of Engineering Education and Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies, Purdue University; Beth Olivares, Dean for Diversity, University of Rochester
  • Creating Effective Scientific Posters: Part Two, March 30, 12 ET. Presenter: Adam Steinberg, artist and biochemist of Art for Science
  • Strategies for Success in Personal Finance, March 31, 2 ET. Presenter: Abby Belvin, Graduate Associate in Family Financial Planning, Iowa State University


Academic Branding: Improving Your Visibility, Network, and Career Opportunities, presented by Dr. Paula Thompson, Academic Coach, and produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Wednesday, February 25, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern  New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

Results from Inside Higher Ed's Survey of Chief Academic Officers, live webinar presented by Scott Jaschik, Founder and Editor, Inside Higher Ed, and produced by Inside Higher Ed. Tuesday, February 24, 2:00-3:00 p.m., plus recording - Entire faculty and graduate students.

Getting in Sync With Your Tenure Clock, presented by Dr. Moira Killoran, Director of Academic Coaching, and produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Thursday, February 19, 4:00-5:00 p.m. Eastern New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

What Are Your Questions about Teaching? Answered by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Friday, February 13, 11:15 a.m.-12:05 p.m., 274 Lehotsky – Dr. Fran McGuire and Dr. Gwynn Powell’s PRTM Graduate Teaching Seminar students.

Making Quick Work of References with RefWorks, Bobby Hollandsworth, Business Reference Librarian, University Libraries. Friday, February 13, 9:00-10:15 a.m., B-106 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students. Co-sponsored with University Libraries.

Writing a Journal Article: How to Move from Evidence to Argument, presented by Dr. Amy Benson Brown, ACW Director of Academic Writing, and produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Thursday, February 12, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Easternn New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

Choosing What to Get Better at: The Best of the Best from the Lilly Teaching Conference, conducted by Dr. Gwynn Powell, PRTM. Thursday, February 12, 3:00-4:00 p.m., 118 Academic Success Center Entire faculty and graduate students.

Strategies for Getting Started in the Flipped Classroom, presented by Dr. Robert Talbert, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Grand Valley State University and produced by Magna Publications. Live Tuesday, February 10, 2:00-2:30 p.m. Eastern, plus recording Entire faculty and graduate students.

Course Design Strategies to Enhance Critical Thinking Skills. Live and recorded webinar presented by Julie Schrock, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Education, and Dr. Steven Benko, Assistant Professor of Religious and Ethical Studies, Meredith College and produced by Magna Publications. Live broadcast Thursday, February 5, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern. Recording available for viewing until March 7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

The Dissertation Proposal: Putting the Pieces Together, presented by Dr. Kat Malinsky, Dissertation Coach, and produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Wednesday, February 4, 4:00-5:00 p.m. Eastern New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

Digital Badges to Curate, Credential and Carry Forward Digital Learning Evidence, free webinar presented by Dr. David Gibson, Curtin University and Dr. Kate Coleman, Deakin University and produced by Transforming Assessment, University of Queensland, Australia. Broadcast live Wednesday, February 4, 7:00-8:00 a.m. GMT, plus recording – Entire faculty.

Managing the Imposter Syndrome in Academia: How to Overcome Self-Doubt, presented by Dr. Moira Killoran, Director of Academic Coaching, and produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Thursday, January 29, 4:00-5:00 p.m. Eastern New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

Preventing and Handling Student Issues, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Thursday, January 29, 4:45-6:00 p.m., M103 Martin – 25 Mathematical Sciences graduate students in Dr. Shari Prevost’s  teaching Preparation seminar.    

Making Quick Work of References with RefWorks, Bobby Hollandsworth, Business Reference Librarian, University Libraries. Thursday, January 29, 1:30-2:45 p.m., B-106 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students. Co-sponsored with University Libraries.

List-Making Makeover: Five Fabulous Fixes to Propel Your Productivity, free teleseminar presented by Paula Rizzo, Emmy Award-winning producer and author of Listful Thinking, and produced by Meggin McIntosh, Ph.D., Emphasis on Excellence, Inc. Live Wednesday, January 28, 7:00-8:30 p.m. Eastern (plus MP3 recording) Entire faculty and graduate students.

Spring 2015 Writing Group, led by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Tuesday meetings (7) at 11:00 a.m-12:00 p.m. on January 27, February 10 and 24, March 10 and 24, and April 7 and 21, 234 Brackett   Entire faculty and graduate students.

Making Quick Work of References with RefWorks, Bobby Hollandsworth, Business Reference Librarian, University Libraries. Tuesday, January 27, 9:00-10:15 a.m., B-106 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students. Co-sponsored with University Libraries.

Monday Morning Mentor Series, produced by Magna Publications. Each available for one year from release date Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

  • Jan. 26, 2015   What Kinds of Questions Encourage Student Interaction?       Maryellen Weimer
  • Feb. 2, 2015    How Should I Coach an Underperforming Colleague?              Jeffrey Buller and Robert Cipriano
  • Feb. 9, 2015    How Can I Minimize Cheating in the Classroom?                     James Lang
  • Feb. 16, 2015  How Do I Convert a F2F Course to a Hybrid Course?               Jill Schiefelbein
  • Feb. 23, 2015  How Do I Use FLCs to Strengthen Institutional Assessment?    Milt Cox
  • Mar. 2, 2015    How Do I Develop a High-Impact Capstone Course?                Barb Jacoby
  • Mar. 9, 2015    How Can I Use Twitter to Improve Teaching and Learning?      James Lang
  • Mar. 16, 2015  Are Group Exams a Viable Testing Option?                             Maryellen Weimer
  • Mar. 23, 2015  I'¬m Teaching Online Next Term. What Do I Have to Know?    Larry Ragan
  • Mar. 30, 2015  How Can I Help Students Develop Critical Thinking Skills?        Debi Moon and Rob Jenkins
  • Apr. 6, 2015    How Can I Use Student Feedback to Improve My Teaching?      Ken Alford and Tyler Griffin
  • Apr. 13, 2015  How Can I Incorporate a Group Poster Session into my Class?   Virginia Johnson Anderson
  • Apr. 20, 2015  What Should I Do When a Student Challenges My Authority?     Ike Shibley
  • Apr. 27, 2015  How Can I Improve Lessons with a 4-step Plan?                       Mary C. Clement
  • May 4, 2015    What Works and What Doesn't When Teaching Large Classes?   Ken Alford and Tyler Griffin
  • May 11, 2015  How Can Google Docs Help Foster Productive Collaboration?      James Lang

Making Quick Work of References with RefWorks, Bobby Hollandsworth, Business Reference Librarian, University Libraries. Friday, January 23, 1:30-2:45 p.m., B-105 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students. Co-sponsored with University Libraries.

Ack! My Dissertation Feels Like a Bloated Elephant, live (only) webinar presented and produced by Meggin McIntosh, Ph.D., Emphasis on Excellence, Inc. Live Thursday, January 22, 5:00–6:00 p.m. Eastern Graduate students.

Publishing Your Dissertation Research, live webinar presented by Amy Benson Brown, writer, developmental editor, and ACW Director of Academic Writing, and produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Thursday, January 22, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern (plus recording). Register at http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-writing/events/publishing-your-dissertation-research/  New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

Designing and Teaching a Course with a Critical Thinking Focus. Live and recorded webinar presented by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director, Clemson University and produced by Magna Publications. Live broadcast Thursday, January 20, 1:00-2:00 p.m. Recording available for viewing to February 20 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Addressing Plagiarism: Why Students Plagiarize, recorded 30-minute webinar presented by Jason M. Stephens, an expert on academic motivation, moral judgment, self-regulation, and cheating behavior among students, and produced by Turnitin. Available for viewing from January 17 on at http://go.turnitin.com/l/45292/2014-06-10/2xm1 - Entire faculty

Inspiring Your Students to Work toward Excellence, conducted by Dr. Paul Buyer, Professor of Music and Director of Percussion. Friday, January 16, 1:30-2:45 p.m., 118 Academic Success Center – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Finding and Focusing Your Dissertation Topic: Setting Out on Your Dissertation Journey, presented by Dr. Kat Malinsky, Dissertation Coach, and produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Wednesday, January 7, 4:00-5:00 p.m. Eastern. Register at http://goo.gl/4pQB4i – New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

Adult Learning Strategies (3 modules), recorded webinar presented by various academics and produced by Starlink. Available for viewing 24/7 at www.starlinktraining.org from Thursday, January 1 on – All faculty and graduate students.

Recorded Workshops 

Learning Styles: Multiple Models, Multiple Teaching Methods, conducted Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Available at https://connect.clemson.edu/p41456287/.

Maximizing Student Learning and Participation in Discussions, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Available at https://connect.clemson.edu/p73276600/.

Writing a Teaching Philosophy, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Available at https://connect.clemson.edu/p72403178/.

Writing Objective Test Items That Assess Thinking Skills, conducted Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Available at https://connect.clemson.edu/p46405384/