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Summaries from Professional Learning Sessions

Professional Learning Sessions 
Summary Abstracts & Accompanying Presentation Files: 

Please note that beginning in the Fall of 2017, notes will be taken for the majority of the sessions and sometimes will be recorded.  Notes will be distributed to attendees of the sessions and recordings will be posted below.  

We do encourage you to attend sessions but if you see an upcoming session that you are interested in but are unable to make it to the session, please email Laurie and she can send you a brief summary of the presentation.  

 

FALL 2017

Infomation Security for Instructors - facilitated by Ian Thomson, IT:  panopto session

Blackboard Ate My Homework - facilitated by Ian Thomson, IT:  panopto session

 

 

FALL 2016

How to Keep Them Coming!  Attendance Trends & Solutions

facilitated by Cathy Bruce & Robyne Hanley-Dafoe, Education & Centre for Teaching and Learning

Notes from How to Keep Them Coming

 

Moving from Classroom Management to Student Engagement

facilitated by Robyne Hanley-Dafoe, Centre for Teaching and Learning & Education

Notes from Moving from Classroom Management to Student Engagement

 

Being the Best TA You Can Be

facilitated by Mike Jorgensen, Psychology

Notes from Being the Best TA You Can Be

 

The Problems & Opportunities of Project-based Learning

facilitated by Gail Johnson Morris, Business Administration

Notes from The Problems & Opportunities of Project-based Learning

 

Blended Learning and the Flipped Classroom

facilitated by Fergal O'Hagan, Psychology

Notes from Blended Learning and the Flipped Classroom

 

Tips and Tricks for Mastering BLACKBOARD:  There is an Easier Way To Do It!

facilitated by Ian Thomson, Information Technology

Notes from Tips and Tricks for Mastering BLACKBOARD

 

Easing the Bumps:  An Instructor's Role in Facilitating Student Success in Transitioning to University

facilitated by Andrew Vreugdenhil, Chemistry

Notes from Easing the Bumps: An Instructor's Role in Facilitating Student Success in Transitioning to University

 

Art of Integrating Indigenous Knowledge into the Academy

facilitated by Shirley Ida Williams Nee Pheasant, Indigenous Studies

Notes from Art of Integrating Indigenous Knowledge into the Academy

 

Art of Integrating Indigenous Knowledge into the Academy

facilitated by David Newhouse, Indigenous Studies

Notes from Art of Indigenous Knowledge into the Academy

 

SafeTALK Workshop

facilitated by Kate MacIsaac, Student Affairs

Notes from SafeTALK Workshop

 

Self-Regulation in a University Setting

facilitated by Brenda Smith-Chant, Psychology

Notes from Self-Regulation in a University Setting

 

How to Interpret Your Scantron Reports:  Improving  Multiple Choice Testing at Trent

facilitated by Aaron Slepkov, Physics

Notes from How to Interpret your Scantron Results

 

Undergraduate Experiential Learning:  A History and How-To Guide

facilitated by Stephen Hill, School of the Environment

Notes from Undergraduate Experiential Learning: A History and How-to Guide

 

Course Design Renewal with Universal Instructional Practices

facilitated by Robyne Hanley-Dafoe, Centre for Teaching and Learning

Presentation from Course Design Renewal workshop

 

The Three-Minute Model to Developing Student Communication and Critical Thinking Skills

facilitated by Melanie Sedge, Champlain College & Erin Stewart Eves, Academic Skills

Notes from The Three-Minute Model

 

Dealing with Conflict in the Classroom

facilitated by Nona Robinson, AVP Students

Presentation from Dealing with Conflict in the Classroom

Handout from Dealing with Conflict in the Classroom

 

Art of Integrating Indigenous Knowledge into the Classroom

facilitated by Dan Longboat, Indigenous Studies

Notes from Art of Integrating Indigenous Knowledge into the Classroom

 

Tips and Tricks for Mastering BLACKBOARD:  There is an easier way to do it!

facilitated by Ian Thomson, Information Technology

Notes from Tips and Tricks for Mastering BLACKBOARD

 

 

WINTER TERM- 2016

Concept Mapping:  A Technique to promote Student Understanding

facilitated by Paul Elliott, School of Education and Professional Learning 

Summary Abstract

 

Easing the Bumps:  An Instructor's Role in Facilitating Student Success in Transitioning to University

facilitated by Andrew Vreugdenhil, Chemistry

Summary Abstract

Presentation

 

Incorporating Indigenous Knowledge into Student Learning

facilitated by Dan Longboat, Indigenous Studies

Summary Abstract

 

Blending Live Lectures and Online Seminars:  Prospects and Issues

facilitated by Elaine Scharfe, Psychology & Stephen Katz, Sociology

Summary Abstract

 

SAS Accommodations: Inclusion in the Classroom - Advanced Topics

facilitated by Caleb Hunt & Catherine Munro, Student Accessibility Services

Summary Abstract

 

Blended Learning & the Flipped Classroom

facilitated by Fergal O'Hagan, Psychology

Summary Abstract 

Powerpoint Presentation

 

How to Incorporate Service Learning and Community Based Research into Undergraduate Courses

facilitated by Stephen Hill, Environmental Resource Studies

Summary Abstract

 

Innovative Assessment Practices:  Online Learning Journals

facilitated by Geoff Navara, Psychology

Summary Abstract

 

FALL TERM- 2015

Designing and Delivering Courses with Wellbeing in Mind

facilitated by Robyne Hanley-Dafoe, Centre for Teaching and Learning, Psychology

Summary Abstract

 

Coaching and Supporting TAs:  How To Bring Out Their Best

facilitated by Stephen Hill, Environmental Resource Studies

Summary Abstract

Powerpoint Presentation 

 

Teaching for Cultural Diversity

facilitated by Mike Allcott, Trent International Program

Summary Abstract

 

Teaching Sensitive or Controversial Topics

facilitated by Momin Rahman, Sociology

Summary Abstract

 

Moving from Classroom Management to Student Engagement

facilitated by Robyne Hanley-Dafoe, Centre for Teaching and Learning

Summary Abstract

 

Teaching Portfolios Part 1:  Introduction to Collecting, Selecting and Reflecting

facilitated by Cathy Bruce, Education and Centre for Teaching and Learning, Robyne Hanley-Dafoe, Psychology and Centre for Teaching and Learning

Summary Abstract

Powerpoint Presentation

 

Remote Learning Sessions with an Emphasis on Best Practices for Student Engagement

facilitated by Jeff Gardiner, Information Technology & Robyne Hanley-Dafoe, Centre for Teaching and Learning

Summary Abstract

 

Mental Health at Trent and Beyond: Undergraduate Research Presentation

facilitated by Adam Grearson, fourth year student and Jennifer Lund, Student Accessibility Services

Summary Abstract

 

The World of Teaching Awards

facilitated by Adam Guzkowski, Centre for Teaching and Learning

Summary Abstract

 

SafeTALK

facilitated by Kate McIsaac, Student Affairs

Summary Abstract

 

Teaching Sensitive Topics

facilitated by Byron Stoyles, Philosophy

Summary Abstract 

 

Self-regulation for Faculty

facilitated by Brenda Smith-Chant, Psychology

Summary Abstract 

Powerpoint Presentation

 

The New Academic Integrity:  Challenges and Processes

facilitated by Dana Capell, Academic Skills & Ian Thomson, Information Technology

Summary Abstract 

Powerpoint Presentation

 

Introduction to Teaching Portfolios

facilitated by Robyne Hanley-Dafoe, Centre for Teaching and Learning

Summary Abstract (taken from the first edition of this session in October)

Powerpoint Presentation

 

The iPad as Assistive Technology

facilitated by Caleb Hunt, Student Accessibility Services

Summary Abstract

 

The Pod Model:  Enhancing Learning through Blended-Format Peer-Driven Exercises

facilitated by Robyn Taylor, Psychology & Kateryna Keefer, Psychology

Summary Abstract

 

Teaching Sensitive & Controversial Topics

facilitated by Gillian Balfour, Sociology 

Summary Abstract 

 

Using VoiceThread to Create a Sense of Community in In-Person and Online Courses

facilitated by Lillian Chumbley, Trent Online 

Summary Abstract

 

Supporting Students in Distress

facilitated by Nona Robinson and Kate MacIsaac, Student Affairs

Summary Abstract

 

High Tech / Low Tech Strategies for Student Engagement:  What's Available?

facilitated by Robyne Hanley-Dafoe, Centre for Teaching and Learning and Ian Thomson, Information Technology

Summary Abstract