Office of Teaching Effectiveness and Innovation

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

Group(s) identified received announcements/invitations. Duration: One hour to two days.

Upcoming events designated for the "entire faculty and graduate students" are listed for registration at http://www.clemson.edu/OTEI/eventreg/ unless otherwise indicated. Events are organized by date in reverse chronology, and all Clemson employees and graduate students may register at this site. Log in with your Clemson computer ID, scroll down to the date, and click on an event you are interested in attending. You can then read a description of it and decide whether or not to enroll. Other people who would like to attend an event or to request more information should e-mail Dr. Linda B. Nilson at nilson@clemson.edu. Recorded workshops (available only to the Clemson University community) are listed at the end.

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 more than 7,300 free online, animated video lessons (5-10 minutes long) for faculty and students in all disciplines, all taught by subject matter experts and produced by Education Portal. All lessons at http://education-portal.com/academy/course/index.html

Access to extensive sets of free materials for teaching science from the University of Colorado at Boulder’s Faculty Resources page, http://www.colorado.edu/sei/fac-resources/. Includes clicker questions, slides, activities, and more for daily instruction and "framing" materials for the first day.

Summer 2014

Hunks, Chunks, and Bites (or How to Eat an Elephant): Managing Your Small and Large Projects, live webinar presented by Dr. Meggin McIntosh, President, Emphasis on Excellence, Inc., and produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Wednesday, June 4, 3:00-4:15 p.m. Eastern. Register at http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-coaching/events/hunks-chunks-and-bites-or-how-to-eat-an-elephant-managing-your-small-large-projects/ New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

Knowing What Students Know and Can Do: The State of Student Learning Outcomes Assessment, live webinar produced by the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA) and LiveText, Inc.  and presented by Dr. Natasha Jankowski, Assistant Director of NILOA and Research Assistant Professor, Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Wednesday, June 4, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern. Register at https://c1.livetext.com/misk5/formz/public/74532/vc26HMnkXY?&__hssc=&__hstc&hsCtaTracking=1de13829-f4c8-419b-8b6c-c85d43287ddd%7Caebf3a3e-0ca6-4b68-ab3d-01a28e2377e4 or http://info.livetext.com/niloawebinar– Entire faculty and graduate students.

Summer Writing Group, led by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Schedule TBA, 234 Brackett – Entire faculty and advanced graduate students.

Generation Me: Defining and Addressing the Effects of Entitlement on Today’s College Campuses, recorded webinar presented by Dr. Aaron W. Hughey, Professor of Counseling and Student Affairs, Western Kentucky University, and produced by Innovative Educators. Available for viewing Tuesday, May 13-May 6, 2015 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Writing a Journal Article: Moving from Evidence to Argument, live webinar presented by Amy Benson Brown, writer, developmental editor, and Academic Coaching and Writing Director of Academic Writing, and produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Thursday, May 15, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern. Register at http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-writing/events/writing-a-journal-article-how-to-move-from-evidence-to-argument/ New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

The Peak Performing Professor: A Practical Guide to Productivity and Happiness, conducted by Dr. Susan Robison, psychologist, coach, consultant, and trainer/speaker. Monday, May 12, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (includes lunch), 118 Academic Success Center – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Spring 2014

From Podium to Podcast: How to Flip Your Classroom and Enhance Student Engagement, recorded webinar presented by Dr. Anne Distler, Professor of Chemistry, Cuyahoga Community College, and Dr. Terri Pope, Professor of Biology, Cuyahoga Community College, and produced by Innovative Educators. Available for viewing Friday, May 9-May 2, 2015 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Designing Effective Rubrics for Key Performance Assessments of Student Learning, live webinar presented by Lance J. Tomei, Ed.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of LT Consulting LLC,and produced by LiveText. Wednesday, May 7, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern. Register at https://c1.livetext.com/misk5/formz/public/74213/SqmFXA84Xa?&__hssc=&__hstc&hsCtaTracking=74198ccf-8dee-4098-9eef-3031ac93c3bb%7Cd4a69329-5de8-46c3-b999-97ede0e34d58 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Promoting and Assessing Learning Networks: Transitioning Students to an Emergent Professional, recorded webinar presented by Dr. Maarten de Laat, Open University Netherlands, and Shane Dawson, University of South Australia, and sponsored by the Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching, RMIT University, and the Teaching and Educational Development Institute, University of Queensland. Wednesday, May 7, 3:00-4:00 a.m. Eastern, recorded. Register via email to 'rsvp at transformingassessment.com' with subject line 'rsvp 7 may 2014 webinar' – Entire faculty.

Moving a Classroom-Based Course to Online or Hybrid, recorded webinar presented by Debra Runshe, Instructional Development Specialist, Indiana University, and produced by Innovative Educators. Available for viewing Friday, May 2-April 30, 2015 – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Getting off to a Quick, Good Start as a New Faculty Member, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Monday, April 28, 8:30-10:00 a.m., Hendrix Center, Peebles Room – Graduate students in the Clemson Graduate Pathfinder Program.

Writing a Teaching Philosophy for Academic Job Applications, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Friday, April 25, 1:30-3:00 p.m., 214 Brackett. Register at http://grad.clemson.edu/events/ – Graduate students. Co-sponsored with the Graduate School Professional Development Program.

Academic Branding: Improving Your Visibility, Network, and Career Opportunities, presented by Paula Thompsom, Academic Coaching and Writing Academic Coach  and produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Wednesday, April 23, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Register at http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-coaching/events/academic-branding-improving-your-visibility-network-and-career-opportunities/ New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

Effective Strategies to Help Faculty Achieve New Semester Goals and Improve Their Teaching, recorded webinar presented by Professor Steve Piscitelli, Florida State College at Jacksonville, and produced by Innovative Educators. Available for viewing Tuesday, April 22-Friday, April 10, 2015 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Selecting a Research Design That Aligns with Your Research, Questions, presented by Dr. Cliff Butler, ACW Dissertation Coach, and produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Wednesday, April 16, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Register at http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/dissertation-doctor/events/selecting-a-research-design-that-aligns-with-your-research-question/

Globalization in Higher Education, live webinar presented by Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman, editors, Inside Higher Education, and produced by Inside Higher Education. Tuesday, April 15, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern. Register at https://events-na3.adobeconnect.com/content/connect/c1/1002564123/en/events/event/shared/default_template/event_registration.html?sco-id=1329971411 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Getting off to a Quick, Good Start as a New Faculty Member, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Friday, April 11, 1:30-3:00 p.m., 214 Brackett. Register at http://grad.clemson.edu/events/ – Graduate students. Co-sponsored with the Graduate School Professional Development Program.

Writing a Teaching Philosophy for Academic Job Applications, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Thursday, April 10, 12:30-1:45 p.m., M203 Martin – Graduate students in Dr. Shari Prevost’s Strategies for Successful Teaching in Mathematics at the Post-Secondary Level.

Robust e-Exams: Principles and Practical Examples, recorded webinar presented by Dr. Bill Warburton and Dr. Graham Robinson, University of Southampton, UK, and sponsored by the Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching, RMIT University, and the Teaching and Educational Development Institute, University of Queensland. Available for viewing indefinitely from Tuesday, April 8 on at http://bit.ly/TA3A2014. Access to dozens of previously recorded related webinars at http://www.transformingassessment.com/events_past.php – Entire faculty.

The Student EQ Edge: How Emotional Intelligence Predicts Academic and Personal Success, live webinar presented by Korrel Kanoy, William Peace University and Developmental Associates, and produced by Wiley Learning Institute. Thursday, April 3, 11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Eastern. Register at http://wfn.wiley.com/pg/event_calendar/view/267311?elq_mid=972&elq_cid=242126 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Your Mindful Year: Chaos to Calm One Practice at a Time, live teleseminar presented by Diane Sieg, RN, CYT, CSP and sponsored by Dr. Meggin McIntosh, Emphasis on Excellence, Inc. Wednesday, April 2, 12:00-1:15 p.m. Eastern (plus MP3 download). Register at http://www.meggin.com/classes/upcoming-public-classes/mindful-year-diane-sieg/  – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Incorporating Critical Thinking into Your Courses, conducted by Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Friday, March 28, 1:00-2:00 p.m., E-142 Poole – Horticulture faculty.

Driving Student Success: Using Holistic Assessment to Improve Retention and Completion Rates, recorded webinar produced by Innovative Educators and presented by Dr. Ross Markle, Senior Research and Assessment Advisor, Educational Testing Service (ETS). Available for viewing Thursday, March 27-Friday, March 20, 2015, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Hunks, Chunks, and Bites (or How to Eat an Elephant): Managing Your Small and Large Projects, live webinar presented by Dr. Meggin McIntosh, President, Emphasis on Excellence, Inc., and produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Thursday, March 27, 3:00-4:15 p.m. Eastern. Register at http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-coaching/events/hunks-chunks-and-bites-or-how-to-eat-an-elephant-managing-your-small-large-projects/ New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

Course Redesign to Improve Student Performance in High Stakes Programs, live webinar presented by Dr. Michael Windelspecht, Appalachian State University, and produced by McGraw-Hill Learning Institute. Thursday, March 27, 1:00-2:00 p.m. Eastern 63 campus leaders.  

Finding Your Topic: Setting out on Your Dissertation Journey, live webinar presented by Dr. Kat Malinsky, ACW Dissertation Coach and Associate Professor at Argosy University, and produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Monday, March 24, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern. Register at http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/dissertation-doctor/events/finding-your-topic-setting-out-on-your-dissertation-journey/ New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

Writing an Academic Book Proposal, live webinar presented by Amy Benson Brown, writer, developmental editor, and ACW Director of Academic Writing, and produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Thursday, March 20, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern. Register at http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-writing/events/writing-an-academic-book-proposal/ New and near-new faculty and graduate students. 

When Students Push Your Buttons: Five Practical Strategies for Faculty to Better Manage Their Reactions, recorded webinar produced by Innovative Educators and presented by Dr. Brian Van Brunt, Senior Vice President for Professional Development Programs at the National Center for Higher Education Risk Management and president of the School and College Organization for Prevention Educators. Available for viewing Tuesday, March 18-Friday, March 6, 2015, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Using Online Tools to Improve Your Principles of Economics Course, presented by Dr. Solina Lindahl, California State Polytechnic University at San Luis Obispo, and produced by MacMillan. Friday, March 14, 3:00-3:45 p.m. Registration site on announcement – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Author's Rights: How to Increase Your Impact and Share Your Work Openly by Retaining the Rights to Your Research, conducted by Andrew Wesolek, Head of Digital Scholarship, University Libraries. Friday, March 14, 2:00-3:30 p.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Flipping the Classroom, presented by Dr. Eric Nelson, Missouri State University, and produced by MacMillan. Friday, March 14, 1:00-1:45 p.m. Registration site on announcement – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

The Performance of Academia: Overcoming Self-Limiting Beliefs to Build Your Academic Presence, live webinar presented by Moira Killoran, certified coach and ACW Director of Academic Coaching, and produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Thursday, March 13, 4:00-5:00 p.m. Eastern. Register at http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-coaching/events/academic-branding-building-your-academic-presence/ New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

Effectiveness of Adaptive Quizzing in Course Design, presented by Dr. Donald Ehlers, Northwest Missouri State University, and produced by MacMillan. Thursday, March 13, 3:00-3:45 p.m. Registration site on announcement – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Bringing Online Labs to Campus, presented by Dr. William Nichols, State University of New York, Buffalo and produced by MacMillan Higher Education. Thursday, March 13, 2:00-2:45 p.m. Registration site on announcement – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Success in STEM: Implementing Student Placement Redesign and Enhancing Student Success in Math, live webinar presented by Dr. James Breslin, University of Kentucky, and produced by McGraw-Hill Learning Institute. Thursday, March 13, 1:00-2:00 p.m. Eastern OR Tuesday, March 25, 1:00-2:00 p.m. Eastern 63 campus leaders.  

The Role of Technology in Course Redesign, presented by Dr . Michael Palmquist, Colorado State University, and produced by MacMillan. Wednesday, March 12, 12:00-12:45 p.m. Registration site on announcement – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Success in STEM: Institutional Considerations to improve STEM Readiness: Prep, Bridge, and Placement, live webinars presented Dr. Jason Overby, College of Charleston, and produced by McGraw-Hill Learning Institute. Wednesday, March 12, at 10:00-11:00 a.m. Eastern OR Thursday, April 10, 1:00-2:00 p.m. Eastern. 63 campus leaders.  

Achieving Standards Alignment and Learning Outcomes Through Digital Technologies Across the Curriculum, presented by Dr. Karin Wilking, Northwest Vista College and produced by McGraw-Hill Learning Institute. Tuesday, March 11, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern OR Tuesday, March 25, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern 63 campus leaders.  

Thinking about Student Reading, presented by Dr. Nick Carbone, professor emeritus, Colorado State University, and Director of Bedford/St. Martin's, and produced by Macmillan. Tuesday, March 11, 1:00-1:45 p.m. Registration site on announcement – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Critical Thinking in the Online Classroom: Instructional Strategies That Work, presented by Dr. B. Jean Mandernach, Research Professor and Director of the Center for Innovation in Research and Teaching at Grand Canyon University, and produced by Innovative Educators. Available for viewing Monday, March 10, 2014 -Friday, February 27, 2015 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.   

Lessons Learned in Developmental Education Program Redesign, presented by Ashley Moorshead, Southern Methodist University, and produced by McGraw-Hill Learning Institute. Monday, March 10, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern OR Monday, March 24, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern 63 campus leaders.  

Incorporating Technology: A Beginner's Guide, presented by Gayle Yamazaki, Worth Publishers, and produced by Macmillan. Monday, March 10, 3:00-3:45 p.m. Registration site on announcement – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

High Impact Minutes to Improve Student Performance in High Stakes Programs, live webinar presented by Dr. Bill Hoover, MD, Bunker Hill Community College, and produced by McGraw-Hill Learning Institute. Thursday, March 6, 1:00-2:00 p.m. Eastern 63 campus leaders

Strategies and Tools for Course Consistency among Programs with Large Adjunct and Teaching Staff, presented by Dr. Lynn Gargan, Tarrant County Community College, and produced by McGraw-Hill Learning Institute. Wednesday, March 5, 10:00-11:00 a.m. Eastern OR Friday, March 21, 1:00-2:00 p.m. Eastern 63 campus leaders  

Roundtable of Students (Tiger2Tiger Panel) with Dr. Sheryl Burgstahler, Affiliate Professor of Education and founding director of the UW DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) and the Access Technology Centers, University of Washington in Seattle. Part of the Clemson Symposium on Universal Design - Walk and Roll: The Next Step Tuesday. Tuesday, March 4, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Jacks Ballroom B, Hendrix Student Center – Entire faculty and graduate students. Co-sponsored with Student Disability Services. 

Roundtable of Faculty and Staff with Dr. Sheryl Burgstahler, Affiliate Professor of Education and founding director of the UW DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) and the Access Technology Centers, University of Washington in Seattle.  Part of the Clemson Symposium on Universal Design - Walk and Roll: The Next Step Tuesday. Tuesday, March 4, 10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Jacks Ballroom B, Hendrix Student Center. – Entire faculty and graduate students. Co-sponsored with Student Disability Services. 

Universal Design in Higher Education: From Principles to Practice, Sheryl Burgstahler, Ph.D., Affiliate Professor of Education and founding director of the UW DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) and the Access Technology Centers, University of Washington in Seattle. Part of the Clemson Symposium on Universal Design - Walk and Roll: The Next Step Tuesday. Tuesday, March 4, 9:00-10:30 a.m., Jacks Ballroom B, Hendrix Student Center. – Entire faculty and graduate students. Co-sponsored with Student Disability Services. 

Teach Students How to Learn: Metacognition Is the Key, recorded webinar produced by Innovative Educators and presented by Dr. Saundra Yancy McGuire, Professor of Chemistry and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Learning, Teaching and Retention, Louisiana State University. Available for viewing Monday, March 3, 2014 -Friday, February 13, 2015 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.   

Digital Copyright Rules for Classroom and Online Faculty, conducted by Andrew J. Wesolek, Head of Digital Scholarship, Clemson University Libraries. Friday, February 28, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students. Co-sponsored with University Libraries.

Teaching Naked: Designing Assignments for More Active Classrooms, live webinar produced by Wiley Learning Institute and presented by José Antonio Bowen, Dean of the Meadows School of the Arts, Algur H. Meadows Chair, and Professor of Music, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX. Thursday, February 27, 3:00-4:30 p.m. Eastern – Entire faculty and graduate students. Recording available for one week.

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, February 27, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern. Register at http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-writing/events/publishing-your-dissertation-research/ New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

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. Wednesday, February 19, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern. Register at  http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-coaching/events/an-introduction-to-academic-blogging/ – New and near-new faculty and graduate students.   

Measuring What Matters: The Role of Non-Cognitive Factors in Student Success. Live webinar produced by Starlink. Wednesday, February 19, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern. Register at https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/230861750?utm_source=STARLINK+This+Month+Feb_2014&utm_campaign=SLTMFeb2014&utm_medium=email

Scholarship Made Easier: Best Practices for Writing and Publishing, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Monday, February 17, 6:00-7:30 p.m., Student Senate Chambers – All graduate students. Co-sponsored with the Graduate Student Association.

Advanced Research for Faculty, conducted by Dr. Anne McMahan Grant, Education Reference Librarian and Instruction Coordinator, Clemson University Libraries. Monday, February 17, 10:00-10:50 a.m., 204 Cooper Library – Entire faculty. Co-sponsored with Cooper Library.

FYI, It’s about FYE: First Year Experience, streaming webinar produced by Starlink and presented by Ron Stout, Psychology Professor, FYE Specialist, and Senior Facilitator for Cooper Consulting; representatives from U.S. News and World Report top-rated First Year Experience schools, the University of North Carolina and Washington University in St Louis. Available for viewing fpr two weeks, Monday, February 17-Monday, March 3 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.   

Making Quick Work of References with RefWorks, conducted by Bobby Hollandsworth, Business Reference Librarian, University Libraries. Friday, February 14, 1:00-2:15 p.m., B-106 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Nip Procrastination in the Bud: Tighten Your Backlog, live teleseminar presented by Ann Gomez, productivity consultant and founding president of Clear Concept, Inc. and produced by Dr. Meggin McIntosh, President, Emphasis on Excellence, Inc. Wednesday, February 14, 12:00-1:15 p.m. (plus MP3 download). Register at http://www.meggin.com/classes/backlog/ – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Timing Your Tenure Clock, live webinar produced by Academic Coaching and Writing, live webinar presented by Moira Killoran, certified coach and ACW Director of Academic Coaching, and produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Thursday, February 13, 4:00-5:00 p.m. Eastern. Register at http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-coaching/events/timing-your-tenure-clock/ New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

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

Making Quick Work of References with RefWorks, conducted by Bobby Hollandsworth, Business Reference Librarian, University Libraries. Friday, February 7, 9:00-10:15 a.m., B-106 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Teaching to How the Mind Works, Part 2, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Thursday, February 6, 2:00-3:15 p.m., 107 Holtzendorff – Students in Dr. Lisa Benson's graduate course CES 820: Teaching Undergraduate Engineering.

Making Teaching Presentations, feedback on student teaching presentations by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Thursday, February 6, 12:30-1:30 p.m. M102 Martin – Graduate students in Dr. Shari Prevost’s Strategies for Successful Teaching in Mathematics at the Post-Secondary Level.

10 Ways to Improve Blended Learning Course Design, recorded webinar produced by Magna Publications and presented by Dr. Ike Shibley, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Penn State Berks. Available for viewing Wednesday, February 5-Thursday, March 6, 2014 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.   

The Review of Literature: Finding Your Way Out of the Literature Fog, live webinar presented by Dr. Barbara Bailey, ACW Dissertation Coach and Consultant, and produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Tuesday, February 4, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern. Register at http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/dissertation-doctor/events/the-review-of-literature-finding-your-way-out-of-the-literature-fog/ New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

Teaching to How the Mind Works, Part 1, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Tuesday, February 4, 2:00-3:15 p.m., 107 Holtzendorff – Students in Dr. Lisa Benson's graduate course CES 820: Teaching Undergraduate Engineering.

Making Quick Work of References with RefWorks, conducted by Bobby Hollandsworth, Business Reference Librarian, University Libraries. Tuesday, February 4, 1:00-2:15 p.m., B-105 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Innovative Strategies to Prevent Cheating and Enhance Learning in the Classroom, recorded webinar produced by Innovative Educators and presented by Dr. Perry C. Francis, Department of Leadership and Counseling, Eastern Michigan University. Available for viewing Thursday, January 30-Wednesday, December 31, 2014 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.    

Making Teaching Presentations, feedback on student teaching presentations by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Thursday, January 30, 12:30-1:30 p.m. M102 Martin – Graduate students in Dr. Shari Prevost’s Strategies for Successful Teaching in Mathematics at the Post-Secondary Level.

Designing Your Online Presence to Promote Your Academic Persona, 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. Wednesday, January 29, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern. Register at http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-coaching/events/designing-your-online-presence-to-promote-your-academic-persona/ – New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

eLearning Innovations: Curriculum Development for Online Courses, recorded webinar produced by Starlink. Available for viewing Wednesday, January 29-Wednesday, December 31, 2014 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.    

Does Your Online Course Need Extra Credit to Pass? recorded webinar produced by Starlink. Available for viewing Wednesday, January 29-Wednesday, December 31, 2014 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.    

Redesigning Online Courses with the Latest Media: Does It Help? recorded webinar produced by Starlink. Available for viewing Wednesday, January 29-Wednesday, December 31, 2014 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.    

Rubrics for Assessing Critical Thinking Skills, presented by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Thursday, January 23, 3:30-5:00 p.m., President’s Conference Room, 102 Sikes Hall Critical Thinking Faculty.  

The Dissertation Proposal: Putting the Pieces Together, live webinar presented by Dr. Kat Malinsky, ACW Dissertation Coach and Associate Professor at Argosy University, and produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Wednesday, January 22, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern. Register at http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/dissertation-doctor/events/the-dissertation-proposal-putting-the-pieces-together/ New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

No Texting Allowed: Proactive Policies That Prevent Technology Misuse in the Classroom, recorded webinar produced by Innovative Educators and presented by Dr. Brian Van Brunt, Senior Vice President for Professional Development Programs at the National Center for Higher Education Risk Management and president of the School and College Organization for Prevention Educators. Available for viewing Wednesday, January 22-Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.    

Pop and Sizzle! How to Create and Deliver a Dynamic Presentation, recorded webinar produced by Innovative Educators and presented by Professor Steve Piscitelli, Florida State College at Jacksonville. Available for viewing Wednesday, January 22-Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Proactive Solutions for Online Academic Integrity Challenges, live webinar produced by Starlink Training and the National University Technology Network and presented by Dr. Mark Sarver, Director of EduKan, and Jeff Maynard, CEO of Signature ID. Wednesday, January 22, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Register at https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/699556502 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Face It! Some Emotions Are Better Not Displayed, live teleseminar presented and produced by Dr. Meggin McIntosh, Emphasis on Excellence, Inc. Wednesday, January 22, 12:00-1:30pm Eastern. Register at http://www.meggin.com/classes/face-it/ - 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, January 17, 1:30-2:45 p.m., 118 Academic Success Center - Entire faculty and graduate students.

Spring Writing Group, led by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Every other Wednesday meetings (January 15 and 29, February 12 and 26, March 12 and 26, and April 9 and 23.), 3:30-4:30 p.m., 234 Brackett – Entire faculty and advanced graduate students.

Writing a Journal Article: Moving from Evidence to Argument, live webinar presented by Amy Benson Brown, writer, developmental editor, and ACW Director of Academic Writing, and produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Wednesday, January 15, 1:00-2:00 p.m. Eastern. Register at http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-writing/events/writing-a-journal-article-how-to-move-from-evidence-to-argument/ New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

Fall 2013

Powerful Teaching with PowerPoint: Designing and Delivering Brain-Compatible Presentations, conducted by BO Haynes, MBA, Creative Director, Parsons Engineering and Corporate, Continuing Education, and Professional Development Instructor, Central Piedmont Community College. Monday, December 16, 1:00-4:30 p.m., 118 Academic Success Center Entire faculty and graduate students.

Five Patterns in Student Thinking/Judgment Skills, webinar produced and presented by Dr. Susan K. Wolcott, educational consultant with WolcottLynch Associates. Wednesday, December 11, 5:00-6:00 p.m. Entire faculty and graduate students.

Connections: Keeping the Classroom Relevant, recorded webinar produced by Starlink and presented by Dr. Mark Milliron, Co-Founder, Chief Learning Officer, and Director, Civitas Learning; Dr. Gary Richter, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Southwestern University; Dr. Jennifer V. Ebbeler, Associate Professor of Classics, University of Texas Austin; and Jen Osborne, Professor of English, Alamo Colleges; St. Philip's College; Technical Advisor at Help Life Rwanda. Available for viewing Monday, November 25–Monday, December 16  Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.  

Scholarship Made Easier: Best Practices for Writing and Publishing, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Friday, November 22, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 214 Brackett Entire faculty and graduate students.

Drop the Curtain on Drama: Calm Down, Disengage, and Put Your Focus Where It Matters, free teleseminar presented and hosted by Dr. Meggin McIntosh, President of Emphasis on Excellence, Inc. Friday, December 6, 11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Eastern (plus recording to download) - Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Capture Creativity: Developing and Teaching  for Today's Students, recorded webinar produced by Innovative Educators and presented by Dr. Adam Peck, Dean of Students Affairs, Stephen. F. Austin State University. Available for viewing Friday, November 22, 2013-Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - Entire faculty and graduate students.    

Finding Your Topic: Setting out on Your Dissertation Journey, live webinar produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Wednesday, November 20. Time and presenter information and registration at http://goo.gl/6N8BDD New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

Writing an Academic Book Proposal, live webinar produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Thursday, November 14. Time and presenter information and registration at http://goo.gl/A4regV New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

i>clicker GO: Teaching with a Mobile Response System, live webinar produced by >clicker and presented by Dr. Sean Patrick Hickey, Department of Chemistry, University of New Orleans. Wednesday, November 13, 2:00-2:45 p.m. ET, register at http://bit.ly/19n2oEX – All faculty and graduate students.

Teaching Naked: Technology and E-Communication for Student Engagement, live webinar produced by Wiley Learning Institute and presented by Dr. José Antonio Bowen, Dean of the Meadows School of the Arts, Algur H. Meadows Chair, and Professor of Music, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX. Tuesday, November 12, 3:00-4:30 p.m. – Entire faculty and graduate students. Recording available for 30 days.

Getting Published: Strategies for Successfully Navigating the Publication Process, conducted by Dr. Douglas Shier, Emeritus Professor of Mathematical Sciences. Friday, November 8, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 214 Brackett –Entire faculty and graduate students.

Developing an Academic Support Network: Finding Your Tribe, live webinar produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Wednesday, November 7. Time and presenter information and registration at http://goo.gl/lx7Z7v New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

Qualtrics® for Creating Better Research Surveys, conducted by Anthony Olalere, Ph.D. candidate in Educational Leadership. Tuesday, November 5, 9:30-11:00 a.m., B105 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Documenting Your Teaching Effectiveness, conducted by Dr. Francis McGuire, Alumni Distinguished Professor of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management. Friday, November 1, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 118 Academic Success Center – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Using the Anonymity of Clicker Data for Democratic Discussions: Eliciting More Diversity in Class, live webinar produced by >clicker and presented by Dr. Angel Hoekstra, Department of Sociology, University of Colorado, Boulder. Wednesday, October 30, 2:00-2:45 p.m. ET, register at http://bit.ly/19n2oEX – All faculty and graduate students.

Improving Your Assessment of Teaching Effectiveness, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Monday, October 28, 3:00-4:30 p.m., 026 Life Sciences – Genetics and Biochemistry Department faculty.

The ePortfolio Edge: Promoting the Professional You, live webinar produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Wednesday, October 23. Time and presenter information and registration athttp://goo.gl/5oNhd7 New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

Improving Your Assessment of Teaching Effectiveness, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Tuesday, October 22, 8:30-10:00 a.m., E-142 P&A Bldg. – Animal and Veterinary Science Department faculty.

What the Best Teachers Do in Class and Online, streaming webinar produced by Starlink and presented by Dr. Ken Bain, President, Best Teachers Institute, author of the ground-breaking What the Best College Teachers Do; Dr. Katheryn C. Wetzel, Department Chair of Mathematics, Sciences and Engineering, Amarillo College, Carnegie Foundations' National Teacher of the Year (2011); Norita Youngblood, Professor of Psychology, West Kentucky Community and Technical College; Dr. Glenn Ellis, Professor of Engineering, Smith College, Carnegie Foundation's U.S. Professor of the Year (2007); Dr. Bill McCarthy, Professor of Criminal Justice, Quinsigamond Community College, 2006 Sloan-C award for Excellence in Online Teaching; Dr. John Barrett, Professor of English, Eastfield College; Hurshel Burton, Professor of English, Brookhaven College; Matt Hinkley, Professor of History, Eastfield College; Betsy Brody, Professor of Political Science, Collin College; and Deborah Cardenas, Professor of Biology, Collin College. Available for viewing Monday, October 21-Monday, November 4 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Strategies for Classroom Engagement, recorded webinar presented by Dr. Tracey McKenzie, Professor of Sociology at Collin College and 2009 Carnegie Foundation’s Professor of the Year, Dr. James Yount, Professor of Life Science at Brevard Community College, Dr. Jose Gonzalez, Professor of English at U.S. Coast Guard Academy, and Dru Brookout, Professor of Speech at Richland College. Available for viewing Monday, October 21-Friday, November 1 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

The Review of Literature: Finding Your Way Out of the Literature Fog, live webinar produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Tuesday, October 15. Time and presenter information and registration at http://goo.gl/ZnBkX8 New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

Teaching Naked: Technology and E-Communication for Student Engagement, live webinar produced by Wiley Learning Institute and presented by Dr. José Antonio Bowen, Dean of the Meadows School of the Arts, Algur H. Meadows Chair, and Professor of Music, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX. Friday, October 11, 3:00-4:30 p.m. – Entire faculty and graduate students. Recording available for 30 days.

Writing a Teaching Philosophy for Faculty Review, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Friday, October 11, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty.

Priority Management: An Action Plan for Managing Work and Life, recorded webinar produced by Innovative Educators and presented by Professor Steve Piscitelli, Florida State College at Jacksonville. Available for viewing Friday, October 11, 2013-October 2, 2014, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Writing a Teaching Philosophy for Academic Job Applications, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Wednesday, October 9, 6:00-7:30 p.m., XXX Brackett – All graduate students.

How the Brain Learns: Implications for Teaching and Learning, recorded online seminar, produced by Magna Publications and presented by Leslie Myers, M.Ed., Chestnut Hill College, and Melissa Terlicki, Ph.D., Cabrini College. Live Tuesday, October 8, 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET and recording available until Thursday, November 7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

An Introduction to Academic Blogging, live webinar produced by Academic Coaching and Writing and presented by Lee Skallerup Bessette. Monday, October 7, 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET, register at http://goo.gl/iC0SHj – New and near-new faculty and graduate students. 

Designing and Teaching a Course with a Critical Thinking Focus, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Friday, October 4, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Academic Branding: Building Your Academic Presence, live webinar produced by Academic Coaching and Writing and presented by Moira Killoran. Thursday, October 3, 4:00-5:00 p.m. ET – New and near-new faculty and graduate students. 

The Performance of Academia: Overcoming Self-Limiting Beliefs, live webinar produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Thursday, October 3. Time and presenter information and registration at http://goo.gl/nQKy5V New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

Transforming Your Students into Self-Regulated Learners, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Friday, September 27, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Writing a Teaching Philosophy for Job Applications, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Thursday, September 26, 9:00-10:30 a.m., 107 Holtzendorff - Graduate students in Dr. Julie Martin's ESED 8880: Preparation for the Professoriate.

The Dissertation Proposal: Putting the Pieces Together, live webinar produced by Academic Coaching and Writing. Wednesday, September 25. Time and presenter information and registration at http://goo.gl/JuSnhl New and near-new faculty and graduate students.

Inquiry-Based Pedagogy: Using i>clicker to Locate Student Voices in Large-Format Classrooms, live webinar produced by >clicker and presented by Dr. Miki Kitchen, Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina. Tuesday, September 24, 7:00-7:45p.m. ET, register at http://bit.ly/19n2oEX – All faculty and graduate students.

How to Enhance Your Credibility as a Higher Education Professional, recorded webinar produced by Innovative Educators and presented by Professor Aaron W. Hughey, Department of Counseling and Student Affairs, Western Kentucky University. Available for viewing Friday, September 20, 2013-September 12, 2014, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students.

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. Friday, September 20, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

How to Publish Your Dissertation, live webinar produced by Academic Coaching and Writing and presented by Amy Bensen Brown, writing coach. Thursday, September 19, 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET, register at http://goo.gl/mtj9G9 – New and near new faculty and graduate students.

OTEI Services and Resources for Graduate Students, presented by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Thursday, September 19, time and location TBA – Graduate Student Association Senate.

Organizing your Content and using Automated Grade Books in your Blackboard® Course, conducted by H. Kyle Anderson, CGMA, CMA, CPA, Lecturer, School of Accounting & Finance, and Yahong Xu, Instructional Technologist, CCIT. Friday, September 13, 9:00-11:00 a.m., 309 Cooper Library – Entire faculty and graduate students. Co-sponsored with CCIT. 

Fall Writing Group, led by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Every other Tuesday meetings (September 10 and 24, October 8 and 22, November 5 and 19, and December 3), 3:30-4:30 p.m., 234 Brackett – Entire faculty and advanced graduate students.

Making Quick Work of References with RefWorks, conducted by Bobby Hollandsworth, Business Reference Librarian, University Libraries. Friday, September 6, 1:00-2:15 p.m., B-106 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Scantrons be Gone! Secure Computer Testing Using Respondus®, conducted by H. Kyle Anderson, CGMA, CMA, CPA, Lecturer, School of Accounting & Finance, and Yahong Xu, Instructional Technologist, CCIT. Friday, September 6, 9:00-11:00 a.m., 309 Cooper Library – Entire faculty and graduate students. Co-sponsored with CCIT.

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

Help Your Students Do Better Research: Tips from a CU Librarian, conducted by Dr. Anne McMahan Grant, Education Reference Librarian and Instruction Coordinator, Clemson University Libraries. Thursday, September 5, 10:00-10:50 a.m., 204 Cooper Library – Entire faculty and graduate students. Co-sponsored with Cooper Library.

Clickers for Interactive Learning: Our Story, recorded webinar produced by >clicker and presented by Dr. Irene Knokh, Teaching and Learning Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Available for viewing 24/7, August 19, 2013-June 30, 2014. Register at http://bit.ly/19n2oEX – All faculty and graduate students.

Different Messages for Different Folks: Persuading Faculty Members to Adopt EdTech, recorded webinar produced by >clicker and presented by Dr. Marcus Dickson and Ben Biermeier-Hanson, Department of Psychology, Wayne State University. Available for viewing 24/7, August 19, 2013-June 30, 2014. Register at http://bit.ly/19n2oEX – All faculty and graduate students.

The Daily Pop Quiz: Research on Teaching and Learning with Clickers, recorded webinar produced by >clicker and presented by Dr. Craig Leonard Brians, Department of Political Science, Virginia Tech University. Available for viewing 24/7, August 19, 2013-June 30, 2014. Register at http://bit.ly/19n2oEX – All faculty and graduate students.

Promote Student Reading by Administering Quizzes via i>clicker, recorded webinar produced by >clicker and presented by Dr. John Phillip Dattilo, Department of Tourism and Hospitality, Penn State University. Available for viewing 24/7, August 19, 2013-June 30, 2014. Register at http://bit.ly/19n2oEX – All faculty and graduate students.

Teaching with Clickers in Small Classes, recorded webinar produced by >clicker and presented by Dr. Matt Evans, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. Available for viewing 24/7, August 19, 2013-June 30, 2014. Register at http://bit.ly/19n2oEX – All faculty and graduate students.

Flip a Class without Flipping Out (Part 2 of 2), recorded webinar produced by >clicker and presented by Donnell King, Department of Communication, Pellissippi State Community College. Available for viewing 24/7, August 19, 2013-June 30, 2014. Register at http://bit.ly/19n2oEX – All faculty and graduate students.

Summer 2013 

New Faculty Orientation Talks on OTEI Services and Resources, presented by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Friday, August 16:
            College of Business and Behavioral Sciences, 9:00-10:00 a.m., 382 Sirrine 
            College of Engineering and Science, 2:45-3:00 p.m., 132 Fluor-Daniel
            College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Life Sciences, 4:00-5:00, 141 Life Sciences Bldg. (panel)

Grading Speeches Fairly and Consistently, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Tuesday, August 13, 1:30-3:00 p.m., 204B Edwards – Communication Studies Graduate Teaching Assistants.

Inspiring Your Students to Work toward Excellence, conducted by Dr. Paul Buyer, Professor of Music and Director of Percussion. Thursday, August 8, 10:00-11:15 a.m., 214 Brackett - Entire faculty and graduate students.

Teaching Your Students to Defer Gratification and Avoid Procrastination, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Tuesday, August 6, 1:00-2:30 p.m., 438 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Designing and Teaching a Course with a Critical Thinking Focus, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Thursday, August 1, 1:00-3:00 p.m., 438 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Flipping Your Classroom: What Does It Mean? conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Tuesday, July 30, 1:00-2:30 p.m., 438 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Getting Your Students to Do the Readings, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Thursday, July 25, 1:00-3:00 p.m., 438 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Writing a Teaching Philosophy for Academic Job Applications, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Tuesday, July 23, 1:00-3:00 p.m., 438 Brackett – All graduate students.

Teaching and Managing Large Classes, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Friday, July 19, 1:00-3:00 p.m., 438 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Transforming Your Students into Self-Regulated Learners, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Tuesday, July 16, 1:00-3:00 p.m., 438 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Writing an Academic Book Proposal, free webinar presented by Dr. Amy Benson Brown, Director of Academic Writing, Academic Coaching and Writing, LLC. Thursday, July 11, 3:00-4:00 p.m. – New and near-new faculty and Summer Writing Group members.

Course Design and Development II: Matching Teaching and Assessment Methods with Learning Outcomes, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Thursday, July 11, 1:00-3:00 p.m., 438 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Course Design and Development I: Setting and Sequencing Good Student Learning Outcomes, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Tuesday, July 9, 1:00-3:00 p.m., 438 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Redesigning Online Courses with the Latest Media: Does It Help? recorded webinar produced by Starlink and presented by Dr. Curtis Bonk, Professor of Instructional Systems Technology, School of Education, Indiana University and adjunct faculty in the School of Informatics; Sharon Blackman, Vice Chancellor of Educational Affairs, Dallas County Community College District; M. Ahad Hayaud-Din, Department of Government, Brookhaven College; David McCoy, Department of Government Faculty, Cedar Valley College; and Dr. John P. Bean, Associate Professor, Indiana State University. Available for viewing Monday, May 20-Saturday, August 31, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.  

Pedagogy 101 for Distance Learning, recorded webinar produced by Starlink and presented by Bill Pelz, Professor of Psychology, Herkimer County Community College, State University of New York (SUNY); Dr. Peter Shea, Professor, Department of Educational Theory and Practice University at Albany, State University of New York; and Dr. Karen Swan, RCET Research Professor Research Center for Educational Technology, Kent State University. Available for viewing Monday, May 20-Saturday, August 31, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.  

Pedagogy 201 for Distance Learning: Enhancing Interactivity, recorded webinar produced by Starlink and presented by Dr. Nada Dabbagh, Associate Professor Instructional Technology George Mason University; Dr. Rena Palloff, Managing Partner of Crossroads Consulting Group and faculty at Fielding Graduate University; Dr. Keith Pratt, Managing Partner of Crossroads Consulting Group and Associate Dean of Distance Learning and Instructional Technology, Northwest Arkansas Community College; Dr. Peter Shea, moderator and Assistant Professor of Educational Theory and Practice, University at Albany, SUNY. Available for viewing Monday, May 20-Saturday, August 31, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.  

Lessons That Last: The Teachers Students Remember, recorded webinar produced by Starlink and presented by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist David Shribman, author of  I Remember My Teacher. Available for viewing Monday, May 20-Saturday, August 31, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.  

Summer Writing Group, led by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Monday meetings (6), 3:00-4:00 p.m. on May 20, June 3 and 17, and July 1, 15, and 29, 234 Brackett – Entire faculty and advanced graduate students.

Scholarship Made Easier: Best Practices for Writing and Publishing, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Friday, May 17, 9:00-11:00 a.m., 214 Brackett - Entire faculty and graduate students.

How Does Technology Facilitate Learning -- or Does It? conducted by Dr. Richard Pak, Associate Professor of Psychology. Monday, May 13, 2:00-3:00 p.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Spring 2013

Seminar on Grant Proposal Development/Writing, conducted by Dr. Ronald A. Stewart, Consultant to Nonprofit and Public Organizations. Monday, May 6, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., 214 Brackett. Private consultations on Tuesday, May 7, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., 214 Brackett – Qualified faculty, staff, and graduate students.

Get on Your Bike and Ride: Strategies That Inspire Students and Promote Long-Term Knowledge Retention, recorded webinar produced by Innovative Educators and presented by M.E. McWilliams, Director of the Academic Assistance and Resource Center, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX. Available for viewing Friday, May 3-Tuesday, December 31, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.    

Growth Mindset: How to Foster Enthusiastic Learning and Encourage Students to Set Goals, recorded webinar produced by Innovative Educators and presented by Dr. Martha E.  Casazza, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Adler School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, and Dr. Sharon Silverman, and an independent consultant in the areas of faculty/staff development, student retention, teaching and learning excellence, student development, program evaluation, and distance learning. Available for viewing Friday, May 3-Tuesday, December 31, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.    

Graduate Students in Distress: How to Recognize Warning Signs and Avoid Violent Results of Stress, Strain, and Strife, recorded webinar produced by Innovative Educators and presented by Dr. Brian Van Brunt, Senior Vice President for Professional Development Programs at the National Center for Higher Education Risk Management and president of the School and College Organization for Prevention Educators. Available for viewing Friday, May 3-Tuesday, December 31, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.    

Beyond the MOOC Hype: Definitions, Tips, Benefits, and Challenges, recorded webinar produced by Innovative Educators and presented by are Dr. Judy Baker, Dean of Online Learning and Professional Development Programs, Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, CA, and Dr. Christina Royal, Associate Vice President of eLearning and Innovation, Cuyahoga Community College. Available for viewing Friday, May 3-Tuesday, December 31, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.     

Preventing Faculty and Staff Burnout: Recognizing and Minimizing Stress, recorded webinar produced by Innovative Educators and presented by Dr. Brian Van Brunt, Senior Vice President for Professional Development Programs at the National Center for Higher Education Risk Management and President of the School and College Organization for Prevention Educators.. Available for viewing Friday, May 3-Tuesday, December 31, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.     

Student Motivation: Practical Strategies That Will Increase Engagement, Learning, and Retention (new recording), recorded webinar produced by Innovative Educators and presented by Dr. Steve Piscitelli, Florida State College, Jacksonville. Available for viewing Friday, May 3-Tuesday, December 31, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.    

ePortfolios: Helping Students ePlan Their Future, streaming webinar produced by Starlink and presented by Trent Baston, Executive Director, Association for Authentic, Experiential, and Evidence-Based Learning; Bret Eynon, Assistant Dean for Teaching and Learning, LaGuardia Community College; Dr. John Zubizaretta, Carnegie Foundation's 2011 National Professor of the Year, Columbia College; and Becki Williams, Science Faculty, Richland College. Available for viewing Wednesday, May 1- Friday, May 31 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Creating Doers and Finishers: Cultivating Task Planning Skills within Your Students, produced by Cengage Learning and presented by Dr. Gary J. Williams, Associate Professor and Instructional Assessment Specialist, Crafton Hills College, Yucaipa, CA. Tuesday, April 23, 4:00-5:00 p.m. Eastern – Free to entire faculty and graduate students.  

Scholarship Made Easier: Best Practices for Writing and Publishing, online seminar led by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director, and sponsored by the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc. Tuesday, April 23, 12:00-1:30 p.m. – Free for Clemson faculty and graduate students (limited number).

Advanced Qualtrics® for Analyzing Survey Data, conducted by Anthony Olalere, Ph.D. candidate in Educational Leadership. Monday, April 15, 12:00-1:30 p.m., B-106 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students.  

Putting TechKNOWlogy in the Classroom, streaming webinar produced by Starlink and presented by Adrian Sannier, Vice President of Pearson Publishing, LeiLani Cauthen, Vice President of the Center for Digital Education and Publisher of Converge magazine, Dr. Angel Hoekstra, Professor of Sociology at the University of Colorado, and Dr. Deborah Bushway, Vice President of Academic Innovation at Capella University. Available for viewing Monday, April 15-Monday, April 29 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

The Case Method and Problem-Based Learning for STEM, online seminar led by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director, and sponsored by the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc. Tuesday, April 9, 12:00-1:30 p.m. – Free for Clemson faculty and graduate students.

The Global Savvy You’ll Need to Work with International Students, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Monday, April 8, 1:25-1:55 p.m., 100 Hardin Auditorium – Students in Dr. Lance Howard’s GEOG 103-001: World Regional Geography class.

The Global Savvy You’ll Need to Work with International Students, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Monday, April 8, 8:00-8:30 a.m., 100 Hardin Auditorium – Students in Dr. Lance Howard’s GEOG 103-002: World Regional Geography class.

Teaching Your Students to Defer Gratification and Stop Procrastinating, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Friday, April 5, 1:30-3:00 p.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

The Role of Sequestion on Foundation Funding, free live audio conference produced by CD Publications and conducted by a panel of Congressionally credentialed editors on the CD Publications staff. Thursday, April 4, 2:00-2:45 p.m. – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Teaching Your Students to Defer Gratification and Stop Procrastinating, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Thursday, April 4, 2:00-3:30 p.m., 214 Brackett  – Entire faculty and graduate students.

How to Develop a Leadership Plan – Module #3: A Case Study, streaming webinar produced by Starlink and presented by Zack Coapland, System Director of Professional Development, Lone Star College System, and Cecelia Cameron Neel, Program Manager of Leadership Development, Lone Star College System. Available for viewing Monday, April 1- Monday, April 15 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Turning on to Turn-It-In: What Popular Text-Matching Software Can (and Can’t!) Do for You, conducted by Dr. Teddi Fishman, Director, International Center for Academic Integrity and Fellow, Rutland Institute for Ethics. Friday, March 29, 9:00-10:30 a.m., B106 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Cheating in the 21st Century: Strategies to Tackle Online Academic Dishonesty, recorded webinar presented by Dr. Patricia McGee, Associate Professor of Digital Learning Design, University of Texas, San Antonio, and produced by Innovative Educators. Available for viewing Wednesday, March 27-Friday, June 28, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Why Emotions Matter: Helping Students Develop Non-Cognitive Skills That Lead to Success, recorded webinar presented by Dr. Adam Peck, Dean of Student Affairs, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoshes, TX, and produced by Innovative Educators. Available for viewing Wednesday, March 27-Friday, June 28, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Best Practices for Moving Lab-Based Science Courses Online Safely and Effectively, recorded webinar produced by Innovative Educators and presented by Dr. Erica Kipp, Department of Biology and Health Sciences, Pace University. Available for viewing Wednesday, March 27-Friday, June 28, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Faculty Toolkit: Navigating Policy Changes That Will Affect Students You Advise, presented by Associate Dean Jeffrey Appling and Student Services Manager Julia Lusk, Undergraduate Studies. Wednesday, March 27, 3:00-4:00 p.m., 123 Long – All faculty who advise undergraduates. Co-sponsored with Undergraduate Studies.

Faculty Toolkit: Navigating Policy Changes That Will Affect Students You Advise, presented by Associate Dean Jeffrey Appling and Student Services Manager Julia Lusk, Undergraduate Studies. Tuesday, March 26, 11:00 a.m.-Noon, 226 Riggs – All faculty who advise undergraduates. Co-sponsored with Undergraduate Studies.

Inspiring Your Students to Work toward Excellence, conducted by Dr. Paul Buyer, Professor of Music and Director of Percussion. Thursday, March 14, 3:00-4:15 p.m., 214 Brackett - Entire faculty and graduate students.

Designing a Learning Process--Not Just a Course, online seminar led by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director, and sponsored by the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc. Wednesday, March 13, 12:00-1:30 p.m. – Free for Clemson faculty and graduate students (limited number).

The Tricky Business of Dealing with Cheating: Promoting Integrity and Combating Cheating -- without Turning Your Classroom into a Police State, conducted by Dr. Teddi Fishman, Director, International Center for Academic Integrity and Fellow, Rutland Institute for Ethics. Friday, March 8, 9:00-10:30 a.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Qualtrics® for Creating Better Research Surveys, conducted by Anthony Olalere, Ph.D. candidate in Educational Leadership. Thursday, March 7, 2:00-3:00 p.m., B106 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students.  

Secure Computer Testing and Automated Grade Books Using Respondus® and Blackboard®, conducted by H. Kyle Anderson, CGMA, CMA, CPA, Lecturer, School of Accounting & Finance, and Suzanne Smith and Yahong Xu, Instructional Technologists, CCIT. Friday, March 1, 12:00-2:00 p.m., 302 Sirrine – Entire faculty and graduate students. Co-sponsored with CCIT.

How to Develop a Leadership Plan – Module #2: Advice and Guidance, streaming webinar produced by Starlink and presented by Pamela Fischer, Interim Chancellor, City College of San Francisco; Richard Moore, Executive Director, Texas Community College Teachers Association; William Pasmore, Senior Vice President, Center for Creative Leadership; Jesse Jones, President, North Texas Community College Consortium; Susan Franzen, Director, University of Texas Leadership Institute; and Liz Weber, CEO, Weber Business Services LLC.  Available for viewing Monday, February 25-Monday, March 11 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Making Quick Work of References with RefWorks, conducted by Bobby Hollandsworth, Business Reference Librarian, University Libraries. Friday, February 22, 1:00-2:15 p.m., B105 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Making Quick Work of References with RefWorks, conducted by Bobby Hollandsworth, Business Reference Librarian, University Libraries. Thursday, February 21, 1:00-2:15 p.m., B105 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students.     

Making Quick Work of References with RefWorks, conducted by Bobby Hollandsworth, Business Reference Librarian, University Libraries. Friday, February 15, 9:00-10:15 a.m., B105 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Generation on a Tightrope: A Portrait of Today’s College Students, free live webinar (with recording), led by Dr. Arthur Levine, President of the Woodrow Wilson national Fellowship Foundation and author of Generation on a Tightrope: A Portrait of Today’s College Students (Jossey-Bass, 2012), and sponsored by the Wiley Learning Institute. Tuesday, February 12, 12:00-1:00 p.m. – Entire faculty and graduate students.

How to Develop a Leadership Plan – Module #1: Resources, streaming webinar produced by Starlink and presented by Pamela Fischer, Interim Chancellor, City College of San Francisco; Richard Moore, Executive Director, Texas Community College Teachers Association; and William Pasmore, Senior Vice President, Center for Creative Leadership. Available for viewing Monday, February 11-Monday, February 25 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

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. Friday, February 8, 2:00-4:00 p.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

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. Thursday, February 7, 2:00-4:00 p.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Making Quick Work of References with RefWorks, conducted by Bobby Hollandsworth, Business Reference Librarian, University Libraries. Tuesday, February 5, 9:00-10:15 a.m., B105 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students.  

Student Motivation: Practical Strategies That Will Increase Engagement, Learning, and Retention, recorded webinar presented by Professor Steve Piscitelli, Florida State College, Jacksonville and produced by Innovative Educators. Available for viewing Tuesday, February 5 - Friday, May 10, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Transforming Teaching and Learning with Open Educational Resources (OERs), recorded webinar produced by Innovative Educators and presented by Dr. Ahrash N. Bissell, educational consultant and special projects manager, Monterey Institute for Technology and Education (MITE). Available for viewing Tuesday, February 5-Wednesday, May 1, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.    

Critical Thinking: Designing Instructional Strategies to Promote Critical Thought – Part 1. Introduction to Foundational Critical Thinking Concepts and Principles, recorded webinar presented by Dr. Enoch Hale, Fellow, Foundation and Center for Critical Thinking, and produced by Innovative Educators. Available for viewing Tuesday, February 5-Monday, April 1, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.    

Critical Thinking: Designing Instructional Strategies to Promote Critical Thought – Part 2. Question Generating Concepts, recorded webinar presented by Dr. Enoch Hale, Fellow, Foundation and Center for Critical Thinking, and produced by Innovative Educators. Available for viewing Tuesday, February 5-Monday, April 1, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI. 

Critical Thinking: Designing Instructional Strategies to Promote Critical Thought – Part 3. Focus on Instructional Strategies That Promote Critical Thought, recorded webinar presented by Dr. Enoch Hale, Fellow, Foundation and Center for Critical Thinking, and produced by Innovative Educators. Available for viewing Tuesday, February 5-Monday, April 1, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

How to Use ePortfolios to Improve Teaching, recorded webinar presented by Debra Dunlap Runshe, Instructional Development Specialist, University Information Technology Services/Learning Technologies, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, and produced by Innovative Educators. Available for viewing Tuesday, February 5-Friday, March 15, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Flipping Your Classroom: What Does It Mean? conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Friday, February 1, 2:00-3:15 p.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Spring Writing Group, led by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Monday meetings (7), 3:00-4:00 p.m. on January 28, February 11 and 25, March 11 and 25, and April 8 and 22, 234 Brackett – Entire faculty and advanced graduate students.

How to Develop a Leadership Plan - Module #1: Resources, streaming webinar produced by Starlink and presented by Pamela Fischer, Interim Chancellor, City College of San Francisco; Susan L. Franzen, Director, University of Texas System Leadership Institute; Jesse Jones, President, North Texas Community College Consortium; Richard Moore, Executive Director, Texas Community College Teachers Association; and William Pasmore, Senior Vice President, Center for Creative Leadership. Available for viewing Monday, January 28-Monday, February 11 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

MiniSkirts: Mini Lessons for Immediate Leadership, 12 30-minute pre-recorded teleseminars designed, led, and sponsored by Dr. Meggin McIntosh, Emphasis on Excellence, Inc. ($4.97) and associates. Available for download Thursday, January 24 to Sunday, February 3 – Female faculty and graduate students.   

Scholarship Made Easier: Best Practices for Writing and Publishing, online seminar led by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director, and sponsored by the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc. Tuesday, January 15, 12:00-1:30 p.m. – Free for Clemson faculty and graduate students.

Inspiring Your Students to Work Toward Excellence, conducted by Dr. Paul Buyer, Professor of Music and Director of Percussion. Friday, January 11, 1:30-2:30 p.m., 309 Cooper Library - Entire faculty and graduate students.

For New Faculty: You've Survived. Now Thrive! conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Friday, January 11, 9:00-10:30 a.m., 214 Brackett – New and near-new faculty.

75+ recently recorded webinars produced by Innovative Educators in six categories: Teaching and Learning, Technology, Student Success, Organizational Development, Campus Safety, and At-Risk Populations. All available for viewing 24/7 during 2013 - Entire faculty, graduate students, and student affairs personnel. Purchased by OTEI.

Fall 2012

NVivo 10 for Your Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research, conducted by Margaret Woosnam, Ph.D. (from Clemson University, 2007), Department of Interior Design and Architecture, Blinn College – Bryan Campus. Monday, December 17, 118 Academic Success Center – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Technology and e-Communication for Student Engagement, presented by José Bowen, Dean of the Meadows School, Southern Methodist University and author of Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology out of Your College Classroom Will Improve Student Learning (Jossey-Bass, 2012), and produced by Wiley Learning Network, Wiley Publishing, Inc. Wednesday, December 12, 3:00-4:30pm Eastern (and accessible to December 31) – Entire faculty and graduate students.

First Class Tips for Adjunct (or Any) Faculty, recorded webinar produced by Starlink and presented by Patricia Banta, Program Coordinator of Real Estate, Collin County Community College, TX; Jesus Galvan, Vocational Specialist, Texas Southmost College; and Livingstone Kumassh, Instructor in Economics, Austin Community College, TX. Available for viewing Friday, December 7, 2012 through June 2013 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Student Motivation: Increasing Engagement, Persistence, and Learning, recorded webinar presented by Dr. Joe Cuseo, Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Marymount College (California), and produced by Innovative Educators. Available for viewing December 3-February 1, 2013, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Reflective Judgment: Teaching Students to Think Critically in an Age of Information Overload, recorded webinar presented by Dr. Adam Peck, the facilitator, is Dean of Student Affairs and adjunct faculty of Communication and Contemporary Culture, Stephen F. Austin State University, and produced by Innovative Educators. Available for viewing December 3-February 1, 2013, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Moving a Classroom-Based Course to Online or Hybrid, recorded webinar presented by Debra Runshe, Instructional Development Specialist, Indiana University, and produced by Innovative Educators. Available for viewing December 3-February 1, 2013, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Re-Centering Teaching: 20+ Techniques for Promoting Active Learning, recorded webinar presented by Dr. Bonnie B. Mullinix, Senior Consultant, Faculty and Educational Development, Teaching, Learning and Technology Group and Co-President and Educational Consultant, Jacaranda Educational Development, and produced by Innovative Educators. Available for December 3-January 15, 2013, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Teaching Strategies That Create That Aha! Moment, streaming webinar produced by Starlink and presented by Dr. Kurt Fischer, Professor and Director of Mind, Brain and Education, Harvard University; Dr. Glenn Ellis, Associate Professor of Engineering, Smith College; Dr. Jeannette Riley, Professor of English and Women's Studies, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth; Dr. Tracey McKenzie, Professor of Sociology, Collin College; Bill McCarthy, Professor of Criminal Justice; Quinsigamond Community College; Dr. Rosemary Karr, Professor of Developmental Mathematics, Collin College. Available for November 29-December 1, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

The Tricky Business of Dealing with Cheating: Promoting Integrity and Combating Cheating -- without Turning Your Classroom into a Police State, conducted by Dr. Teddi Fishman, Director, International Center for Academic Integrity and Fellow, Rutland Institute for Ethics. Friday, November 16, 1:30-3:00 p.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Online Homework Systems: Is It Time to Give Them a Try? presented by Mariah Maquire Fong and Paul Elliot from Wiley Publishing/WileyPLUS. Friday, November 16, 12:30-2:00 p.m., 129 Sirrine – Business School faculty.

Promote Student Reading by Administering Quizzes via i>clicker, webinar sponsored by iClicker and presented by John Phillip Dattilo, Penn State University. Wednesday, November 14, 2:00-3:00 p.m. – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Designing a Learning Process--Not Just a Course, online seminar led by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director, and sponsored by the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc. Wednesday, November 14, 12:00-1:30 p.m. – Free for Clemson faculty and graduate students.

Teaching Gems on the Web for Distance Learning, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Part of Distance Learning Week. Friday, November 9, 9:00-10:30 a.m., 309 Cooper Library – Entire faculty and graduate students. Co-sponsored with Teaching and Learning Technologies, CCIT. 

i>clicker Feature and Teacher Workshop: Using and Teaching with Self-Paced Polling, webinar sponsored by iClicker and presented by Matt Evans, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire and Steven Harper-Ray, i>clicker. Wednesday, November 7, 2:00-3:00 p.m. – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Ahead of the Class: Assessment, streaming webinar produced by Starlink and presented by Dr. Peggy Maki, author of Assessing for Learning, Brett Eynon, LaGuardia Community College, Becki Williams, Richland College, Dr. Gail Ring, Director of ePortfolio Program, Clemson University, Dr. John Zubizarreta, Columbia College, Carnegie Professor of the Year, Dr. Tom Angelo, co-author of Classroom Assessment Techniques, and Dr. Craig Nelson, Indiana University, Carnegie Professor of the Year. Available for viewing Monday, November 5 to Monday, November 19 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Fast but Fair Methods for Testing and Grading, online seminar led by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director, and sponsored by the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc. Wednesday, October 31, 12:00-1:30 p.m. – Free for Clemson faculty and graduate students.

Documenting Your Teaching Effectiveness, conducted by Dr. Francis McGuire, Alumni Distinguished Professor of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management. Friday, October 26, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 113 Lehotsky – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Ahead of the Class: Critical Thinking, streaming webinar produced by Starlink and presented by Dr. Robert Ennis, University of Illinois, Gerald Nosich, Buffalo State University, Dr. James Anderson, Fayetteville State University, and Dr. Craig Nelson, Indiana University, Carnegie Foundation Professor of the Year. Available for viewing Monday, October 22 to Monday, November 5 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Turning on to Turn-It-In: What Popular Text-Matching Software Can (and Can’t!) Do for You, conducted by Dr. Teddi Fishman, Director, International Center for Academic Integrity and Fellow, Rutland Institute for Ethics. Friday, October 19, 9:00-10:30 a.m., B106 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students.

The Daily Pop Quiz: Research on Teaching and Learning with Clickers, webinar sponsored by iClicker and presented by Craig Leonard Brians, Virginia Tech University. Thursday, October 18, 2:00-3:00 p.m. – Entire faculty and graduate students.

High-Touch Pedagogy: Strategies for Increasing Online Student Engagement and Learning Outcomes, recorded webinar produced by Innovative Educators and presented by Dr. Kristen Betts, Director of Online and Blended Learning, Armstrong Atlantic State University. Available for viewing October 12-December 31, 2012 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.   

Making Quick Work of References with RefWorks, conducted by Bobby Hollandsworth, Business Reference Librarian, University Libraries. Tuesday, October 10, 2:45-4:00 p.m., B-105 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Teaching Critical Thinking for Academic Success, Career Readiness, and Personal Development, recorded webinar produced by Innovative Educators and presented by Professor Steve Piscitelli, Florida State College, Jacksonville. Available for viewing October 10-December 31, 2012 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.  

Writing a Teaching Philosophy for Academic Job Applications, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Wednesday, October 10, 6:00-7:30 p.m., Student Senate Chambers – All graduate students.

Ahead of the Class: Active Learning, streaming webinar produced by Starlink and presented by Buzz Alexander, Carnegie Foundation Professor of the Year, Katherine Rowell, Carnegie Foundation Professor of the Year, and K. Patricia Cross, University of California, Berkeley. Available for viewing Monday, October 8 to Monday, October 22 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Teaching to How the Mind Works, Part 2, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Thursday, October 4, 12:30-1:45 p.m., 107 Holtzendorff – Students in Dr. Lisa Benson's graduate course CES 820: Teaching Undergraduate Engineering.

Flipping the STEM Classroom: How to Turn Your Students’ World Upside Down, recoded webinar produced by Harvard University and presented by Dr. Julie Schell, Senior Research Associate, Mazur Group, Harvard University. Available for viewing from October 3 on – Faculty and graduate students in the sciences and engineering.

Cheating in an Online Environment: How to Prevents, Detect, and Deter Dishonesty, recorded webinar produced by Innovative Educators and presented by Dr. Perry C. Francis, Department of Leadership and Counseling, Eastern Michigan, University. Available for viewing October 2-December 31, 2012 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Turning on to Turn-It-In: What Popular Text-Matching Software Can (and Can’t!) Do for You, conducted by Dr. Teddi Fishman, Director, International Center for Academic Integrity and Fellow, Rutland Institute for Ethics. Tuesday, October 2, 2:30-4:00 p.m., B105 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Making Quick Work of References with RefWorks, conducted by Bobby Hollandsworth, Business Reference Librarian, University Libraries. Tuesday, October 2, 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m., B-106 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Teaching to How the Mind Works, Part 1, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Tuesday, October 2, 12:30-1:45 p.m., 107 Holtzendorff – Students in Dr. Lisa Benson's graduate course CES 820: Teaching Undergraduate Engineering.

Advancing Pedagogy with Clickers in Higher Education, webinar sponsored by iClicker and presented by Elizabeth Scheyder, University of Pennsylvania. Wednesday, September 26, 2:00-3:00 p.m. – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Making Quick Work of References with RefWorks, conducted by Bobby Hollandsworth, Business Reference Librarian, University Libraries. Tuesday, September 25, 10:00-11:15 a.m., B-106 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Ahead of the Class: Motivating Students, streaming webinar produced by Starlink and presented by Rita Smilkstein, North Seattle Community College, Dr. Marvin Druger, Syracuse University, and Dr. Tom Angelo, La Trobe University, Australia.  Available for viewing Monday, September 24 to Monday, October 8 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Where Does My Job End and My Life Begin? Practical Tips to Get Your Balance Back, recorded webinar produced by Innovative educators and presented by Helen B. Garratt, Executive Dean of Student Affairs, Lane Community College, Eugene, OR. Available for viewing September 20-December 31. 2012 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Conflict: Discerning a Path Through Differences, free teleseminar presented by Dr. Mallary Tytel, President of Healthy Workplaces, Inc. and hosted by Dr. Meggin McIntosh, President of Emphasis on Excellence, Inc. Wednesday, September 19, 12:00-1:30 p.m. Eastern (plus M3P download) - Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Ahead of the Class: What to Know and Do on the First Day, streaming webinar produced by Starlink and presented by Dr. Ken Bain, Provost, District of Columbia University. Available for viewing Monday, September 17 to Monday, October 1 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Mind the Overlap: Integrating Technology and Pedagogy in Your Discipline, webinar sponsored by iClicker and presented by Rob Cassidy, Concordia University. Wednesday, September 12, 2:00-3:00 p.m. – Entire faculty and graduate students.

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

YouTube and Wikipedia: Education Game-Changers, recorded webinar presented by D.I. von Briesen, Information Technology Division, Central Piedmont Community College, and produced by Innovative Educators. Available for viewing September 7-25, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Time Management, Motivation, and Procrastination: Understanding and Teaching Students Self-Regulatory Behaviors, recorded webinar presented by Dr. Laurie L. Hazard, Professor of Psychology and Director of the Academic Center for Excellence at Bryant University, and produced by Innovative Educators. Available for viewing September 7-November 1, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Writing a Teaching Philosophy for Academic Job Applications, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Thursday, September 6, 6:00-8:00 p.m. – Graduate students in Dr. Roxanne Amerson's course, NURS 828: Nursing Education, University Center of Greenville.

Help Your Students Do Better Research: Tips from a CU Librarian, conducted by Dr. Anne McMahan Grant, Education Reference Librarian and Instruction Coordinator, Clemson University Libraries. Thursday, September 6, 10:00-10:50 a.m., 204 Cooper Library – Entire faculty and graduate students. Co-sponsored with Cooper Library.

Flip a Class Without Flipping Out: Part 2, webinar sponsored by iClicker and presented by Donnell King, Pellissippi State Community College. Wednesday, September 5, 3:00-4:00 p.m. – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Disability Accommodations and You: A Primer for Faculty, conducted by Dr. Arlene Stewart, Director of Student Disability Services, and her staff. Wednesday, September 5, 9:30-11:00 a.m., 118 Academic Success Center – Entire faculty and graduate students. Co-sponsored with Student Disability Services.

Help Your Students Do Better Research: Tips from a CU Librarian, conducted by Dr. Anne McMahan Grant, Education Reference Librarian and Instruction Coordinator, Clemson University Libraries. Tuesday, September 4, 2:00-2:50 p.m., 204 Cooper Library – Entire faculty and graduate students. Co-sponsored with Cooper Library.

Disability Accommodations and You: A Primer for Faculty, conducted by Dr. Arlene Stewart, Director of Student Disability Services, and her staff. Tuesday, September 4, 9:30-11:00 a.m., 118 Academic Success Center – Entire faculty and graduate students. Co-sponsored with Student Disability Services.

Fall Writing Group, led by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Monday meetings (7), 3:00-4:00 p.m. on September 3 and 17, October 1 and 19, November 12 and 26, and December 10, 234 Brackett – Entire faculty and advanced graduate students.

Making Quick Work of References with RefWorks, conducted by Bobby Hollandsworth, Business Reference Librarian, University Libraries. Friday, August 31, 10:00-11:15 a.m., B-105 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Flip a Class Without Flipping Out: Part 1, webinar sponsored by iClicker and presented by Donnell King, Pellissippi State Community College. Wednesday, August 29, 3:00-4:00 p.m. – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Making Quick Work of References with RefWorks, conducted by Bobby Hollandsworth, Business Reference Librarian, University Libraries. Monday, August 27, 1:00-2:15 p.m., B-106 Barre – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Balancing the Super Woman Act, recorded teleseminar presented by Lucinda Cross, CEO and founder of Activate! and author of Corporate Mom Drop-outs, and sponsored by Meggin McIntosh, Ph.D., Emphasis on Excellence, Inc. Available for free download from Thursday, August 23 on - Entire faculty and graduate students.

Facing Out from the Academy, recorded teleseminar presented by Dr. Adam Arenson, Assistant professor of History, University of Texas, El Paso, and sponsored by Meggin McIntosh, Ph.D., Emphasis on Excellence, Inc. Available for free download from Thursday, August 23 on - Entire faculty and graduate students.

I Can’t Believe You Just Said That, recorded teleseminar presented by Rena Hanks, Productivity Consultant specialized in workplace organization, communication, and team building, and sponsored by Meggin McIntosh, Ph.D., Emphasis on Excellence, Inc. Available for free download from Thursday, August 23 on - Entire faculty and graduate students.

Teaching What You Don’t Know, recorded teleseminar presented by Dr. Theresa Huston, founding Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Seattle University, and sponsored by Meggin McIntosh, Ph.D., Emphasis on Excellence, Inc. Available for free download from Thursday, August 23 on - Entire faculty and graduate students.

The Mind Has a Mind of Its Own, recorded teleseminar presented by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, founding Director of the Office of Teaching Effectiveness and Innovation, Clemson University and sponsored by Meggin McIntosh, Ph.D., Emphasis on Excellence, Inc. Available for free download from Thursday, August 23 on - Entire faculty and graduate students.


Summer 2012

Maximizing Student Learning and Participation in Discussions, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Monday, August 20, 4:00-5:30 p.m., 234 Brackett – Student discussion leaders for POSC 102 taught by Dr. Aron Tannenbaum. 

Teaching and Assessing Critical Thinking, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Monday, August 20, 9:00-10:45 a.m., 315 Harris Smith Bldg. (Auditorium) – Faculty in the Department of Food, Nutrition, and Packaging Sciences.

Teaching Effectiveness Resources, presented by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Friday, August 17, 2:45-3:30 p.m., F149 Poole Agricultural Center – New faculty in CAFLS. 

What Is Critical Thinking? segment conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Friday, August 17, 12:00-1:30 p.m., E304 Martin - Pilot faculty teaching Sophomore Critical Thinking seminar.  

Introduction to OTEI, presented by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Friday, August 17, 9:00-10:00 a.m., 382 Sirrine – New faculty in BBS.

Helping Junior Faculty Jumpstart Their Search for Research Funding, webinar presented by Lucy Deckard, President of Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC and sponsored by In4Grants. Thursday, August 16, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern – Free to entire faculty and graduate students.

Grading Speeches Fairly and Consistently, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Tuesday, August 14, 2:30-4:00 p.m., Class of 41 Studio Conference Room? – Communication Studies Graduate Teaching Assistants.

Smartpens Faculty Focus Group, discussion led by Tammy Willingham, Graduate Assistant, Student Disability Services, Dr. Arlene  Johnson, Director, Student Disability Services, and Dr. Linda B. Nilson OTEI Director. Tuesday, August 14, 9:00-10:00 a.m., 301 Academic Success Center – Smartpens Faculty Focus Group. Cosponsored with Student Disability Services.

Where Our Students Are Coming from – and How to Reach Them, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Friday, August 10, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Motivating and Teaching Your Students to Take Good Lecture Notes, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director.  Wednesday, August 8, 1:30-3:00 p.m., 234 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students. 

Inspiring Your Students to Work Toward Excellence, conducted by Dr. Paul Buyer, Professor of Music and Director of Percussion. Wednesday, August 8, 9:00-10:00 a.m., 214 Brackett - Entire faculty and graduate students.

Transforming Your Students into Self-Regulated Learners, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Monday, August 6, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

For New Faculty: How to Manage Your Academic Responsibilities, recorded webinar produced by Innovative Educators. Available for viewing Monday, August 6-Thursday, August 23, 2012 – New faculty.

The Graphic Syllabus: Communicating Your Course Creatively, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Thursday, August 2, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Cooperation, Compassion, and Civility in the Classroom, streaming webinar produced by Starlink and presented by Dr. Elliot Aronson, Professor Emeritus of Psychology, University of California, Santa Cruz., and Dr. Carol Tavris, noted writer, coach, and lecturer. Available for viewing Wednesday, August 1-Friday, August 31, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.   

Teaching and Managing Large Classes, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Tuesday, July 31, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Preparing Students to Learn from Lecture: Creating a “Time for Telling,” podcast produced by the American Association of Physics Teachers and presented by veteran high-school physics teacher Michael Fuchs and Dr. Stephanie Chasteen, Science Teaching Fellow, University of Colorado.  Available free at http://perusersguide.org/podcasts/ – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Visual, Verbal, or Auditory? The Truth behind the Myth behind the Truth of Learning Styles, podcast produced by the American Association of Physics Teachers and presented by veteran high-school physics teacher Michael Fuchs and Dr. Stephanie Chasteen, Science Teaching Fellow, University of Colorado.  Available free at http://perusersguide.org/podcasts/ – Entire and graduate students.

The Art (and Science) of In-Class Questioning via Clickers, podcast produced by the American Association of Physics Teachers and presented by veteran high-school physics teacher Michael Fuchs and Dr. Stephanie Chasteen, Science Teaching Fellow, University of Colorado.  Available free at http://perusersguide.org/podcasts/ – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Seeing Isn't Believing: Do Classroom Demonstrations Help Students Learn? podcast produced by the American Association of Physics Teachers and presented by veteran high-school physics teacher Michael Fuchs and Dr. Stephanie Chasteen, Science Teaching Fellow, University of Colorado.  Available free at http://perusersguide.org/podcasts/ – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Making Student Peer and Self-Assessment Work, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Friday, July 27, 1:30-3:00 p.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Flipping Your Classroom: What Does It Mean? conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Wednesday, July 25, 1:30-2:30 p.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Getting Your Students to Do the Readings, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Monday, July 23, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Course Design and Development, Part 2: Matching Teaching and Assessment Methods with Learning Outcomes, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Thursday, July 19, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Course Design and Development, Part 1: Setting and Sequencing Good Student Learning Outcomes, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Tuesday, July 17, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Filing and Finding Anything Easily with Paper Tiger, webinar presented by Dr. Meggin McIntosh, Emphasis on Excellence, Inc. Thursday, July 12, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern  – Free for Clemson faculty and graduate students.

Getting Student Groups to Work Really Well, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Thursday, July 12, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Course Design and Development Made Easy and Logical.  Two-hour pre-recorded presentation with homework (available May 28, 2012), followed by two-and-a-half-hour live interactive webinar for the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Thursday, June 28, 2012 – Free to five Clemson faculty and graduate students. 

Making the Jump to Larger Grants: What Faculty Members Need to Know. webinar presented by Dr.Russell Olwell, Eastern Michigan University, and produced by In4Grants. Thursday, June 7, 2:00-3:00 p.m. – Free for Clemson faculty and graduate students.  

Are You Teaching with “Style”?, recorded webinar produced by Starlink and presented by Dr. Joyce Bishop, Professor of Psychology, Golden West College, Dr. Gail Platt, Director, Center for Teaching and Learning, South Plains College, and Dr. Waynne James, Professor, Department of Adult, Career and Higher Education, University of South Florida. Available for viewing Friday, June 1-Saturday, June 30, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.   

Writing a Teaching Philosophy for Academic Job Applications, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Tuesday, May 29, 5:00-7:30 p.m., 201 Edwards – Students in Dr. Pamela Havice’s graduate course, EDL 975: College Teaching.

The ABCs of Grantwriting: Tips, Tools, and Tactics for Writing Successful Grant Proposals, recorded teleseminar presented by Vickie Galindo, New Mexico State University, and sponsored by Dr. Meggin McIntosh, Emphasis on Excellence. Available for free downloading from Monday, May 21 on – New and near new faculty and graduate students.

Summer Writing Group, led by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Monday meetings (6), 8:00-9:00 a.m. on May 21, June 4 and 18, and July 2, 16, and 30, 234 Brackett – Entire faculty and advanced graduate students.

Transforming Teaching and Learning with Open Educational Resources (OERs), recorded webinar produced by Innovative Educators and presented by Dr. Ahrash N. Bissell, educational consultant and Special Projects Manager, Monterey Institute for Technology and Education (MITE). Available for viewing May 18-September 18, 24/7 – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.    

Smartpens: Proven Learning Tool, Potential Teaching Tool, conducted by Tammy Willingham, Graduate Assistant, Student Disability Services. Tuesday, May 15, 9:30-11:30 a.m., 118 Academic Success Center. Entire faculty.

Bringing out the Best in Your Students, conducted by Dr. Daryl Wiesman, Monday, May 14, 10:00-11:30 a.m., 214 Brackett – Entire faculty and graduate students.

Accessible to the Clemson University Community during 2012-13 academic year

Award-winning Tools, Tips, and Techniques for Classroom Instruction, recorded webinar produced by Starlink. Available free 24/7 from any computer with Clemson computer ID – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Award-winning Tools, Tips, and Techniques for Online Instruction, recorded webinar produced by Starlink. Available free 24/7 from any computer with Clemson computer ID – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Course Redesign, recorded webinar produced by Starlink. Available free 24/7 from any computer with Clemson computer ID – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Curriculum Redesign, recorded webinar produced by Starlink. Available free 24/7 from any computer with Clemson computer ID – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Making Lectures More Meaningful: Integrating Active Learning Techniques, recorded webinar produced by Starlink. Available free 24/7 from any computer with Clemson computer ID – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Measuring Student Outcomes, recorded webinar produced by Starlink. Available free 24/7 from any computer with Clemson computer ID– Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

More Award-winning Tools, Tips, and Techniques for Classroom Instruction, recorded webinar produced by Starlink. Available free 24/7 from any computer with Clemson computer ID – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Plagiarism Pitfalls, recorded webinar produced by Starlink. Available free 24/7 from any computer with Clemson computer ID – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Strategies from the Front Line: Best Practices from Hybrid Instructors, recorded webinar produced by Starlink. Available free 24/7 from any computer with Clemson computer ID – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Student Motivation: Techniques for the College Instructor, recorded webinar produced by Starlink. Available free 24/7 from any computer with Clemson computer ID – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

Teaching Critical Thinking Skills Across the Curriculum, recorded webinar produced by Starlink. Available free 24/7 from any computer with Clemson computer ID – Entire faculty and graduate students. Purchased by OTEI.

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 a Teaching Philosophy for Academic Job Applications, conducted by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, OTEI Director. Available at
http://dle-mediasite-hehd.clemson.edu/mediasite/Viewer/?peid=529e0a2ff9834bf8a4b20c0601404690.

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

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