Workshops

Get practical strategies for addressing common teaching challenges and learning opportunities.

Our one-hour sessions cover diverse topics and effective best practices for teaching and learning through engaging presentations, small group discussions, and self-reflection activities. 

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January Workshops

 

In this workshop, faculty will learn how to create digital badges using Badgr within the Canvas LMS to promote student mastery of course content.

Date:

Tuesday, Jan. 25
Time: 1 1 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: TLC
Speaker: Rebecca Blankenship, Ph.D.
Link: WATCH RECORDING

 

In this webinar, participants will hear from recent winners of the TLC Teaching Innovation Award. Get an inside look at how using non-traditional teaching techniques and tools led to quantifiable gains in student learning outcomes. 

Date:

Wednesday, Jan. 26
Time: 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Zoom
Speaker: Maxim Dulebenets, Ph.D. | Yassir AbdelRazing, Ph.D.
Link: WATCH RECORDING

 

February Workshops

 

This three-day webinar series will introduce faculty to three dynamic Adobe platforms for creative teaching and learning.

You will learn how to create and share: 1) stunning social graphics, web pages and short videos using Adobe Express (Feb. 9); online videos from anywhere using Adobe Premiere Rush (Feb. 10); and portfolio websites using Adobe Portfolio (Feb. 11).

Date:

Feb. 9-11 
Time: 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: Zoom 
Speaker: Todd Taylor Ph.D. 
Link:

Watch Recordings: DAY 1  | DAY 2 | DAY 3

 

In this webinar, participants will learn how to create meaningful summative assessments that truly and deeply showcase learning by using formative assessments as practice opportunities, providing clear grading criteria, utilizing rubrics as a goal setting tool, and sharing exemplars that model quality performance.  

Date:

Tuesday, Feb. 15
Time: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Location: Zoom
Speaker:

Kiwanis L. Burr

Link: WATCH RECORDING

 

In this hands-on workshop, faculty will learn how to create lesson materials using Canva, a free graphic design platform used to create social media graphics, presentations, posters, documents, and other visual content. 

Date:

Wednesday, Feb. 16
Time: 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: TLC 
Speaker:

Jasmyn Pollack 

Link: WATCH RECORDING

 

In this hands-on workshop, faculty will learn how to create lesson materials using Genial.ly, a powerful online tool for creating interactive and animated content. 

Date:

Thursday, Feb. 17
Time: 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: TLC 
Speaker:

Jasmyn Pollack 

Link: WATCH RECORDING

 

Join us for a cross-disciplinary book discussion on various topics related to teaching and learning. Virtual meetings are held monthly. Featured books are provided by the Teaching & Learning Center.

Featured Book:

McGuire, S.Y. (2015). Teach students how to learn: Strategies you can incorporate into any course to improve student metacognition, study skills, and motivation. Stylus Publishing, LLC. 

Date:

Wednesday, Feb. 23
Time: Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Zoom
Speaker:

Desmond Stephens, Ph.D. 

Link:

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

 

After a year of rapid change and necessary adjustments due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it's time to reflect and discuss what worked and what didn't to move forward. 

Date: Friday, Feb. 18
Time: Noon - 1 p.m. 
Location: Zoom
Speaker:

Desmond Stephens, Ph.D. 

Article: Read this before attending for an enganging discussion. 
Link:

WATCH RECORDING

 

March Workshops 

 

In this webinar, participants will learn about the opportunities and resources available through the Florida Alliance for Graduate Education in the Professoriate (FL-AGEP) for minority women doctoral students, post-doctoral scholars, and early-career faculty.

Date:

Tuesday, March 8
Time: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Location: Zoom
Speaker: Allyson Watson, Ph.D. 
Link: WATCH RECORDING

 

In this webinar, participants will discuss how the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the engagement, experience, and evolution of women in higher education. 

Date:

Tuesday, March 8
Time: Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Zoom
Speaker: Genyne H. Boston, Ph.D. 
Link: WATCH RECORDING

 

Join us at our annual Women's History Month event that highlights the achievements of exceptional women whose contributions to teaching, scholarship and community service continue to positively impact higher education. Join us as we honor "Women in Business."

Date:

Wednesday, March 9
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom
Speaker: Shawnta Friday-Stroud, Ph.D. 
Link: WATCH RECORDING

 

In this webinar, participants will learn about the mentoring opportunities and resources available to women faculty through the FAMU ADVANCE Institutional Transformational Initiative.

Date:

Thursday, March 10
Time: 11 am. - Noon
Location: Zoom
Speaker: Marcia Owens, Ph.D.
Link: WATCH RECORDING

 

In this webinar, participants will learn how to uncover richer insights from qualitive and mixed methods data using NVivo--qualitative data analysis computer software now available to fall faculty. 

Date:

Tuesday, March 22
Time: 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Zoom
Speaker: Brandon Moton, Ph.D. 
Link: WATCH RECORDING

 

Join us for a cross-disciplinary book discussion on various topics related to teaching and learning. Virtual meetings are held monthly. Featured books are provided by the Teaching & Learning Center.

Featured Book:

McGuire, S.Y. (2015). Teach students how to learn: Strategies you can incorporate into any course to improve student metacognition, study skills, and motivation. Stylus Publishing, LLC. 

Date:

Wednesday, March 23
Time:

Noon - 1 p.m.

Location: Zoom
Speaker:

Desmond Stephens, Ph.D. 

Link:

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

 

In this webinar, participants will practice aligning learning outcomes with activities and assessments to reinforce course goals, so students learn what is intended. 
 

Date:

Thursday, March 24
Time: 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom
Speaker: Deidre P. Williams
Link: WATCH RECORDING

 

 

In this webinar, participants will learn how to incorporate Open Educational Resources into courses for an enhanced student learning experience that leads to increased retention. Common misconceptions and myths will also be dispelled to make teaching with OER a less daunting process. 

Date:

Tuesday, March 29
Time: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Location: Zoom
Speaker: Darius Young, Ph.D.
Link: WATCH RECORDING

 

In this workshop, learn how to create, use, and collaborate with Open Educational Resources (OER) in your class. The speaker will also share how OER could help student success, broaden STEM participation, and will provide an overview of his #ThisCourseUsesOER initiative.

Date:

Thursday, March 31
Time: Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: TLC
Speaker: Gokhan Hacisalihoglu, Ph.D. 
Link: WATCH RECORDING

 

April Workshops 

 

NOTE: This webinar is part of a new Mid-Level Faculty Bootcamp designed to help associate faculty take the next step toward achieving full professor rank.

In this session, learn about the promotion process with particular emphasis on moving from associate to full professor, steps for setting up an Interfolio account to showcase career artifacts, and an overview of the packet submission and review cycle. 

Date:

Tuesday, April 5
Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Zoom
Speaker: Genyne H. Boston, Ph.D. 
Link: WATCH RECORDING

 

NOTE: This webinar is part of a new Mid-Level Faculty Bootcamp designed to help associate faculty take the next step toward achieving full professor rank. 

In this session, learn how to strategically think about submitting a successful promotion packet. We'll discuss the types of artifacts to collect and how to organize your packet inside of Interfolio. You'll also hear about common challenges and apprehensions faced during the application process from a recently promoted colleague. 

 

Date:

Thursday, April 7
Time: 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom
Speaker: Jennifer Collins, Ph.D. 
Link: WATCH RECORDING

 

Note: This session is open to all faculty.

In this webinar, get answers to your most pressing questions about applying for tenure and promotion from a colleague who successfully completed the process.

Date:

Tuesday, April 12
Time: 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom
Speaker: Doreen Kobelo, Ph.D. 
Link: WATCH RECORDING

 

NOTE: This webinar is part of a new Mid-Level Faculty Bootcamp designed to help associate faculty take the next step toward achieving full professor rank. 

In this webinar, participants will learn how to prepare a competitive packet to move from associate to full professor rank. 

Date:

Wednesday, April 13
Time: 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom
Speaker: Michael Abazinge, Ph.D. 
Link: WATCH RECORDING

 

Note: This is the last book club meeting of the semester.

Join us for a cross-disciplinary book discussion on various topics related to teaching and learning. Virtual meetings are held monthly. Featured books are provided by the Teaching & Learning Center.

Featured Book:

McGuire, S.Y. (2015). Teach students how to learn: Strategies you can incorporate into any course to improve student metacognition, study skills, and motivation. Stylus Publishing, LLC. 

Date:

Wednesday, April 13
Time:

Noon - 1 p.m.

Location: Zoom
Speaker:

Desmond Stephens, Ph.D. 

Link:

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

 

In this webinar, we will discuss the impacts of imposter syndrome and feelings of inadequacy on one's motivation to submit promotion packets.

Date:

Friday, April 15
Time: Noon - 1 p.m. 
Location: Zoom
Speaker:

Desmond Stephens, Ph.D. 

Article:

Read this before attending for an enganging discussion. 

Link:

WATCH RECORDING