Fall 2021 Workshops

Visualize This! – The Lightboard

Visualize This! – The Lightboard

In the Lightboard studio this week! The Lightboard is a unique service for recording lectures and presentations. Combining the benefits of a live lecture, with the annotations you may make on a whiteboard into a single media asset. Maintain student engagement in your videos by drawing, diagramming or doodling your lessons, while simultaneously maintaining eye contact, and speaking directly to your audience.

Podcasting Masterclass

Podcasting Masterclass

Delivered as an asynchronous self-directed course with two live check-ins, the podcasting masterclass takes you from the concept stage to being prepared to undertake your own podcast project. We’ll learn about recording, editing, and sharing your work; we’ll talk about when a podcast is a good idea and when to run the other way; and…

Build Back Better

Build Back Better

This term, join Brenna from LT&I to talk about how we rebuild the university to be a better, more equitable, and more engaging place for ourselves and our students. In this newest version of our popular lunchtime discussion series, we’ll talk through the process of returning to face-to-face teaching, offering support and concrete strategies for…

Let’s Play III – “Talking Back”
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Let’s Play III – “Talking Back”

Slido. Mattermost. Making discussion forums sing. Getting students to watch the whole lecture. In this session, we’ll dig deeply into the idea of engagement and talk about what works, what doesn’t, and how to manage workload (for you and for students) alongside engagement strategies. Facilitated By Brenna Clarke Gray Coordinator, Educational Technologies Brenna’s research interests…

Hybrid, HyFlex, and Blended Learning: What’s the Difference?

Hybrid, HyFlex, and Blended Learning: What’s the Difference?

There are many terms that are used to describe teaching a face-to-face class while also using the internet to enhance student learning. In this session we will look at definitions and examples of Hybrid, HyFlex, and Blended approaches to teaching and learning— as well as others. You will have the opportunity to consider which approach…

LT&I Book Club

LT&I Book Club

Join the LT&I team and guests to discuss chapters from Hybrid Teaching: Pedagogy, People, Politics (2021). From the publisher’s website: “Teaching is an act of radical care. Our teaching influences the students we work with, the institutions we work within, and the communities we live in. It reflects on the past and considers the present…

TRU Extend!

TRU Extend!

TRU Extend is a new asynchronous professional learning opportunity to help you enhance your digital teaching skills at your own pace! Adapted from the Ontario Extend modules, and remixed to suit TRU’s unique context, you will have the chance to earn badges for completing 6 different modules, as well as a capstone module. An LT&I…