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1305 Linden Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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September 2019
Free

Active Teaching Lab: Personalized Learning

Wednesday, September 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Room 120, Middleton Building, 1305 Linden Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Providing students with different aspects of course content and asking them to work together to put it together is called “Jig-sawing.” In addition to providing students with specialized expertise, this strategy also encourages self-regulation and responsibility. Explore examples and find ways to incorporate it in your course! Walk-ins welcome but registration appreciated to ensure refreshments for all. Bring your laptop or mobile device for hands-on experimentation. Active Teaching Labs are a collaboration between DoIT Academic Technology’s Faculty…

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Active Teaching Lab: Accessibility and Universal Design for Learning

Friday, September 20 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
Room 120, Middleton Building, 1305 Linden Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Besides helping those who need it, employing even a little Universal Design for Learning into your course open up many options for students to explore the content in ways that often make more sense to them than the default option might. Walk-ins welcome but registration appreciated to ensure refreshments for all. Bring your laptop or mobile device for hands-on experimentation. Active Teaching Labs are a collaboration between DoIT Academic Technology’s Faculty Engagement service and the UW-Madison Teaching Academy, with…

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Active Teaching Lab: Instructor- and Student-created Video

Wednesday, September 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Room 120, Middleton Building, 1305 Linden Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Engaging more senses than text, video is a powerful multi-modal option to increase personalized learning and UDL. Explore the benefits and practices in using instructor-created, student-created, and found video to engage students with Kaltura, YouTube, etc.​ Walk-ins welcome but registration appreciated to ensure refreshments for all. Bring your laptop or mobile device for hands-on experimentation. Active Teaching Labs are a collaboration between DoIT Academic Technology’s Faculty Engagement service and the UW-Madison Teaching Academy, with sessions held Wednesdays from 1:00-2:00…

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October 2019
Free

Active Teaching Lab: Students’ Tech Choices

Wednesday, October 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Room 120, Middleton Building, 1305 Linden Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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We have an idea of the technology students are using to learn our courses, but what are their technology-assisted learning practices outside of class? We’ll peek at flashcard apps, Study Blue, Chegg’s “homework help” and others.​ Walk-ins welcome but registration appreciated to ensure refreshments for all. Bring your laptop or mobile device for hands-on experimentation. Active Teaching Labs are a collaboration between DoIT Academic Technology’s Faculty Engagement service and the UW-Madison Teaching Academy, with sessions held Wednesdays from 1:00-2:00…

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Free

Active Teaching Lab: Building the Wisconsin Experience into your course

Friday, October 4 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
Room 120, Middleton Building, 1305 Linden Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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How is course helping students leave UW-Madison with  Empathy & Humility, Relentless Curiosity, Intellectual Confidence, and Purposeful Action? What simple tweaks can you do with your existing curriculum to deepen their learning with these four elements of the Wisconsin Experience? Walk-ins welcome but registration appreciated to ensure refreshments for all. Bring your laptop or mobile device for hands-on experimentation. Active Teaching Labs are a collaboration between DoIT Academic Technology’s Faculty Engagement service and the UW-Madison Teaching Academy, with sessions held Wednesdays…

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Free

Active Teaching Lab: Open Educational Resources – Canvas Commons

Wednesday, October 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Room 120, Middleton Building, 1305 Linden Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Stop reinventing the wheel! Use Open Educational Resources and learn from the work of others! Canvas Commons has thousands of Instructor-created courses and course components available to use in your course. We’ll dig in and learn how to bring them into your course, and how to share out the good design of your course to benefit others!​​ Walk-ins welcome but registration appreciated to ensure refreshments for all. Bring your laptop or mobile device for hands-on experimentation. [show_more more="Show more" less="Show…

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Active Teaching Lab: Students’ Tech Choices

Friday, October 11 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
Room 120, Middleton Building, 1305 Linden Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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We’ll revisit and build off what we learned at the prior Student Tech Choices Lab. Walk-ins welcome but registration appreciated to ensure refreshments for all. Bring your laptop or mobile device for hands-on experimentation. Active Teaching Labs are a collaboration between DoIT Academic Technology’s Faculty Engagement service and the UW-Madison Teaching Academy, with sessions held Wednesdays from 1:00-2:00 pm and Fridays from 8:30-9:45 am in the Middleton Building (1305 Linden Dr.), room 120. Check out upcoming Labs or read the recaps from…

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Active Teaching Lab: Open Educational Resources – PressBooks interactive eTexts

Wednesday, October 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Room 120, Middleton Building, 1305 Linden Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Create (or have your students create!) interactive eTexts and activities with the simplicity of WordPress. Pressbooks is a campus-supported solution that’s been proven over the past several years!​ Walk-ins welcome but registration appreciated to ensure refreshments for all. Bring your laptop or mobile device for hands-on experimentation. Active Teaching Labs are a collaboration between DoIT Academic Technology’s Faculty Engagement service and the UW-Madison Teaching Academy, with sessions held Wednesdays from 1:00-2:00 pm and Fridays from 8:30-9:45 am in the…

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Active Teaching Lab: Personalized Learning

Friday, October 18 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
Room 120, Middleton Building, 1305 Linden Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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We’ll revisit the earlier Lab on this topic, and explore other options to engage students’ powerful self-motivated learning. Walk-ins welcome but registration appreciated to ensure refreshments for all. Bring your laptop or mobile device for hands-on experimentation. Active Teaching Labs are a collaboration between DoIT Academic Technology’s Faculty Engagement service and the UW-Madison Teaching Academy, with sessions held Wednesdays from 1:00-2:00 pm and Fridays from 8:30-9:45 am in the Middleton Building (1305 Linden Dr.), room 120. Check out upcoming Labs or…

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Free

Active Teaching Lab: Piazza

Wednesday, October 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Room 120, Middleton Building, 1305 Linden Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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When students work together to explore the problem spaces of “wicked” challenges in your discipline, they engage in authentic learning, discover underlying systems, and increase their ability to collaborate well. Piazza can help facilitate this, and provides many other benefits for instructors as well! Walk-ins welcome but registration appreciated to ensure refreshments for all. Bring your laptop or mobile device for hands-on experimentation. Active Teaching Labs are a collaboration between DoIT Academic Technology’s Faculty Engagement service and the UW-Madison…

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Active Teaching Lab: Evaluating Learning – Rubrics and Grading Tips

Friday, October 25 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
Room 120, Middleton Building, 1305 Linden Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Besides reviewing Rubrics, we’ll share and learn about other options to make the evaluation of learning simpler and more effective for both instructors and students. Walk-ins welcome but registration appreciated to ensure refreshments for all. Bring your laptop or mobile device for hands-on experimentation. Have opinions or experience on the topic? Sign up as a contributor Active Teaching Labs are a collaboration between DoIT Academic Technology’s Faculty Engagement service and the UW-Madison Teaching Academy, with sessions held Wednesdays from…

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Active Teaching Lab: Learning Analytics

Wednesday, October 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Room 120, Middleton Building, 1305 Linden Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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What can you learn by using Canvas Analytics to improve your teaching? What’s missing from the analytics, and how can you find that information elsewhere? Explore the options and pick up ideas to teach smarter.​ Walk-ins welcome but registration appreciated to ensure refreshments for all. Bring your laptop or mobile device for hands-on experimentation. Active Teaching Labs are a collaboration between DoIT Academic Technology’s Faculty Engagement service and the UW-Madison Teaching Academy, with sessions held Wednesdays from 1:00-2:00 pm…

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November 2019
Free

Active Teaching Lab: Effective Peer Learning

Friday, November 1 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
Room 120, Middleton Building, 1305 Linden Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Deepen active learning and facilitate the level of social learning that only their peers can foster. We’ll look at strategies and techniques for grouping students in Canvas. Also, peer learning can simplify grading while providing them with insights and feedback that are impossible for an instructor to provide! Walk-ins welcome but registration appreciated to ensure refreshments for all. Bring your laptop or mobile device for hands-on experimentation. Active Teaching Labs are a collaboration between DoIT Academic…

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Free

Active Teaching Lab: Teaching the Google Generation

Wednesday, November 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Room 120, Middleton Building, 1305 Linden Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Because UW-Madison students are already familiar with Google’s suite of tools, using them can focus student energy on course content rather than technology! We’ll explore more examples in Canvas and out.​ Walk-ins welcome but registration appreciated to ensure refreshments for all. Bring your laptop or mobile device for hands-on experimentation. Active Teaching Labs are a collaboration between DoIT Academic Technology’s Faculty Engagement service and the UW-Madison Teaching Academy, with sessions held Wednesdays from 1:00-2:00 pm and Fridays from 8:30-9:45 am in…

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Active Teaching Lab: OER – Adding Interactivity

Friday, November 8 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
Room 120, Middleton Building, 1305 Linden Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Building on the Pressbooks Lab, we’ll look at easy ways to build interactive activities in Pressbooks with H5P (see h5p.org for examples). Walk-ins welcome but registration appreciated to ensure refreshments for all. Bring your laptop or mobile device for hands-on experimentation. Active Teaching Labs are a collaboration between DoIT Academic Technology’s Faculty Engagement service and the UW-Madison Teaching Academy, with sessions held Wednesdays from 1:00-2:00 pm and Fridays from 8:30-9:45 am in the Middleton Building (1305 Linden Dr.), room…

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Active Teaching Lab: Wisconsin Experience: Activities and Assignments

Wednesday, November 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Room 120, Middleton Building, 1305 Linden Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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What types of activities and assignments can foster Empathy & Humility, Relentless Curiosity, Intellectual Confidence, and Purposeful Action — regardless of your discipline? ​ Walk-ins welcome but registration appreciated to ensure refreshments for all. Bring your laptop or mobile device for hands-on experimentation. Active Teaching Labs are a collaboration between DoIT Academic Technology’s Faculty Engagement service and the UW-Madison Teaching Academy, with sessions held Wednesdays from 1:00-2:00 pm and Fridays from 8:30-9:45 am in the Middleton Building (1305 Linden Dr.), room…

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Active Teaching Lab: Open Educational Resources – Canvas Commons II

Friday, November 15 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
Room 120, Middleton Building, 1305 Linden Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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We’ll look more deeply into the resources of Canvas Commons has thousands of Instructor-created courses and course components available to use in your course. Walk-ins welcome but registration appreciated to ensure refreshments for all. Bring your laptop or mobile device for hands-on experimentation. Active Teaching Labs are a collaboration between DoIT Academic Technology’s Faculty Engagement service and the UW-Madison Teaching Academy, with sessions held Wednesdays from 1:00-2:00 pm and Fridays from 8:30-9:45 am in the Middleton Building (1305 Linden…

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December 2019
Free

Active Teaching Lab: Team Teaching, Feedback & Redesign

Wednesday, December 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Room 120, Middleton Building, 1305 Linden Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Teaching with others can be frustrating. This Lab will provide tips and tricks to improve administration, communication, and workflows that simplify and smooth the process.​ Walk-ins welcome but registration appreciated to ensure refreshments for all. Bring your laptop or mobile device for hands-on experimentation. Active Teaching Labs are a collaboration between DoIT Academic Technology’s Faculty Engagement service and the UW-Madison Teaching Academy, with sessions held Wednesdays from 1:00-2:00 pm and Fridays from 8:30-9:45 am in the Middleton Building (1305…

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Active Teaching Lab: Using Video in Canvas

Friday, December 6 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
Room 120, Middleton Building, 1305 Linden Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Video is a powerful multi-modal option to increase personalized learning and UDL. Explore how to integrate Kaltura Mediaspace, YouTube, and other platforms into Canvas in ways that are simple and seamless. Walk-ins welcome but registration appreciated to ensure refreshments for all. Bring your laptop or mobile device for hands-on experimentation. Active Teaching Labs are a collaboration between DoIT Academic Technology’s Faculty Engagement service and the UW-Madison Teaching Academy, with sessions held Wednesdays from 1:00-2:00 pm and Fridays from 8:30-9:45…

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Free

Active Teaching Lab: Accessibility and Universal Design for Learning

Wednesday, December 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Room 120, Middleton Building, 1305 Linden Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Besides helping those who need it, employing even a little Universal Design for Learning into your course open up many options for students to explore the content in ways that often make more sense to them than the default option might. Walk-ins welcome but registration appreciated to ensure refreshments for all. Bring your laptop or mobile device for hands-on experimentation. Active Teaching Labs are a collaboration between DoIT Academic Technology’s Faculty Engagement service and the UW-Madison Teaching Academy, with…

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Active Teaching Lab: Course Showcase

Friday, December 13 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
Room 120, Middleton Building, 1305 Linden Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Bring a course to share if you’d like! We’ll look at several examples from the students in Delta’s Leveraging Tech to Teach course, and talk through the strategies involved in their creation. Walk-ins welcome but registration appreciated to ensure refreshments for all. Bring your laptop or mobile device for hands-on experimentation. Active Teaching Labs are a collaboration between DoIT Academic Technology’s Faculty Engagement service and the UW-Madison Teaching Academy, with sessions held Wednesdays from 1:00-2:00 pm and Fridays from 8:30-9:45 am…

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