Move My Blackboard Course Into Brightspace!

As we prepare to make the transition from Blackboard into Brightspace, the University IT staff needs to hear from you!

Workshop: Getting Started with Brightspace

Welcome to our new Learning Management System, Brightspace! In this session the faculty support staff will cover the basics of using the new system.

It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way: Rethinking Grading and Assessment in Hybrid Course Design

This is a two-week, online mini-course that will discuss how to approach grading and assessment in the hybrid or remote classroom.

Course (Re)Design Experience: July 6 - July 10

This year our Course (Re)Design Experience will occur over a period of a week, and we will focus on helping you develop your courses through the framework of “backward design" while keeping in mind the logistics of inclusive instruction in remote settings.

Workshop: Creating Videos with Panopto

Faculty Technology Coordinator Adam Hawkins will be covering setting up Panopto (downloading the software and logging in) and the basics of making videos (including editing and adding captions).  In addition he will demonstrate how to import Zoom recordings.

Opportunities Through the CFT

The CfT panels and the sessions led by external consultants have highlighted a number of areas where we have ideas to share and we have questions to ask.

Workshop: Using Virtual Whiteboards with Emily Puckette and Cynthia Gray

We will demo some options available (using Zoom's built-in whiteboard and a tablet/app combo) and provide step-by-step instructions for using a tablet and the app Notability as a virtual whiteboard.

“Bridging the Distance” webinars offered by the Appalachian College Association

Sewanee is a member of the ACA which is offering these webinars on a range of topics such as student engagement and motivation online. You can see the list of options here.

Webinar “Better Students Engagement during Covid-19”

This webinar is offered by the Chronicle of Higher Education, and the leaders are highly recommended by Betsy Sandlin.

Workshop on Teaching Writing: Online Possibilities

This workshop is intended to offer participants some practical ideas for how to work with writing instruction in an online or hybrid environment.

Office Hours with Prof. Jennifer Thompson

This is an opportunity to follow up on Prof Thompson’s presentation (May 13) when she discussed “Is there a right way to teach online?”

Panel & Discussion on the Remote Experience, Round II

With Al Bardi, Stephanie Batkie, John Marshall, and Jason Rosenberg.

Facilitating Meaningful Online Interactions

Fisher and Anna will provide an opportunity for faculty to reflect on teaching remotely and to develop strategies for maintaining connections with colleagues and with students.

A Framework for a Community of Learners in Online Environments

With her background that combines a small liberal arts college setting and the scholarship of teaching and learning, Dr. Chick will share her experience in remote teaching.

Panel & Discussion on the Remote Experience

What techniques, tools, or practices did you adopt that you would use again?

Is There a Right Way to Teach Online? with Prof. Jennifer Thompson

Join us for a workshop about teaching online.

Stories from Remote Land

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…  Tell us your stories! We are hosting a virtual “teach & tell.” 

Join the CFT Advisory Board

The Center for Teaching is looking for one new member for the Advisory Board to serve a five-year term beginning this fall.

The Politics of Teaching English Grammar

The teaching of ’Standard English’ has long been a method of establishing and consolidating cultural power in and out of the classroom.

Teach & Tell: Making Connections Outside the Classroom

At this Teach & Tell, Kate Cammack will share her experiences incorporating a service-learning experience into her laboratory course (PSYC350 Drugs & Behavior).

Conversation with Civic Engagement Faculty Fellows

Mark Hopwood and Eric Keen will share their experiences teaching new civic engagement classes.

Teach & Tell: Susanna Weygandt

She will share her approaches to designing student assignments, which are inspired by her previous work on a Digital Humanities (DH) project designed for using historical Soviet literature in the classroom.

A Panel on "Small Teaching"

This panel of participants in the FLC will discuss what they learned and their experience in putting these ideas into practice.

Celebrating Faculty Publications

The Friends of the Library invite you to attend a faculty panel where recently published Professors will share experiences about their research and projects.

Finding YOUR Place -Teaching in FYP

We hope to demystify teaching in the program and to discuss time requirements, course ideas, and any other questions you might have about how you can join us.

A Celebration of Teaching!

The Center for Teaching is excited to announce its second annual Celebration of Teaching Week!

CARE Team Panel - Tuesday, January 28

When you register a concern about a student via the online Student of Concern report or email them to a Dean directly, what happens next?

The CraFT Newsletter - November 2019

Check out our latest issue The CraFT! The Center for Teaching's newsletter on practices, pedagogues, research...and more.

Conversation with the Coaches

What can coaches learn from faculty? And what can faculty learn from coaches?

Developing Competencies and Skills in the Classroom and Beyond

The Office of Integrated Advising and the Career Center invite you to a conversation about competencies and skills our students develop through our curriculum and co-curricular experiences.

Mentored Creative/Scholarly Activity with Students in the Arts and Humanities

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship and the CfT offer an event intended to encourage, guide, and inspire arts and humanities faculty to involve students in the creation of original scholarship beyond what is already happening in the classroom.