Fall Development Conference: Updates from Around Campus

Monday, August 21, 2017 10:15 am - 11:00 am
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Updates From Around Campus, Nissan Auditorium

Campus Security Authorities, Sirena Cantrell

Online Teaching Updates: 2-Step Authentication and Smarter Proctoring, Amber Handy

Library Updates, Amanda Clay Powers

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Fall Develoment Conference: Concurrent 1

Monday, August 21, 2017 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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Concurrent Session I

A. Converting a Face-to-Face Course into an Online Course: First Steps, Kristi DiClemente & Amber Handy, Painter 205

Learn how to begin the process of converting a current face-to-face course into an online class and learn some best practices and university policies about online course design along the way.

B. Nuts & Bolts of Campus Safety, Sirena Cantrell & Chief Patton, Painter 113

Ask your questions and learn more about our campus safety procedures and the new Campus Security Authorities.

C. Lib-Guides, Hillary Richardson & Amanda Clay Powers, Painter 209

Lib-guides are specialized library resource guides personallized to your particular course or departmental needs. Learn more about lib-guides and how you can request one for your course in this session.

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Fall Develoment Conference: Concurrent 2

Monday, August 21, 2017 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
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Concurrent Session 2

A.    Using Office Mix to Produce Online Video Content, Holly Krogh & Rick Frazier, Cochran 306

Office Mix is a free Power Point add-on which allows you to create and edit video presentation content to upload to your course or departmental website. Hear how one faculty member has used this tool and compare it with Camtasia video editing software. Hands-on training workshops for Office Mix and Camtasia are available this week.

 

B.  Lib-Cal: Library Spaces and How to Reserve Them, Amanda Clay Powers, Cochran 307

The newly-remodeled library has many new classroom, meeting spaces, and study rooms which may suit your departmental, teaching, and student needs. This session will include an overview of the new spaces and an introduction to the new calendar reservation system which will allow you to book them. Library tours are available on Tuesday afternoon.

 

C. Engaging Students through Current Issues and Service Learning, Amy Pardo, Chanley Rainey, KatyMay Malone, & Thomas Haffey, Cochran 303

Engaging with current events and service learning is an excellent way to help students see the "real-world" applications of what they are learning in your course. Hear from faculty in English, poltical science, health, and business about how current events and service learning have played a role in their classrooms and consider how you might incorporate it into your own.

 

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Drop-In Canvas Assistance

Monday, August 21, 2017 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Drop-In Canvas Assistance, Amber Handy and/or Rick Frazier, McDevitt Alpha lab

Drop by for help with your Canvas questions as you prepare for the start of the semester. You may come with specific questions or just bring your materials and work on your Canvas shells with assistance close to hand.

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Office Mix Workshop

Monday, August 21, 2017 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
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Office Mix Workshop, Rick Frazier, McDevitt Gamma lab

This hands-on workshop will teach you the basics of Office Mix, a free software add-on to Power Point which allows you to create and edit video content.

 

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Fall Develoment Conference: University Assessment

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 8:30 am - 9:15 am
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University Assessment: A Year in Review, Carla Lowery & Elizabeth Carter, Nissan Auditorium

Please Note: The university assessment session is mandatory for all academic and non-academic assessment coordinators but optional for non-coordinators.

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Fall Develoment Conference: Athletics & Student Accommodations

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 9:45 am - 11:00 am
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Athletics and Student Accommodations, Nissan Auditorium

Athletics and Academics, Jason Trufant

Accommodations and Disability Services, Evans Dawson

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Fall Develoment Conference: Concurrent 3

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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Concurrent Session 3

A. Taming your Inbox: Email Management for Productivity, Derek Webb, Cochran 303

Is your inbox overflowing? Does email take up too much of your time? This session will offer tips for better managing your email rather than letting it manage you.

 

B. Smarter Proctoring and B Virtual in the Classroom, Nicole Welch, Evans Dawson, & Rick Frazier, Cochran 306

Learn about Smarter Proctoring, our campus exam proctoring registration software, and B Virtual, our online proctoring software, in this session. All proctored exams to be held on our campus must be scheduled through Smarter Proctoring. Hear from one early adopter of the program and see how it may be useful in your own face-to-face, hybrid, or online classes.

 

C. The W, the CLA+, and the Wall Street Journal, Mark Bean, Cochran 307

Hear an update on our university's QEP, " Cultivating Intellectual Curiosity, from QEP director Mark Bean, and learn how you might be able to incorporate early findings into your teaching.

 

D. Dealing with Distracted Students in the Classroom, Amber Handy, Painter 113

Laptops, cell phones, and tablets can be a source of distraction in the classroom, for students and faculty alike. Learn just how deep the problem goes and leave with possible strategies to help combat the issue in your classroom.

 

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Smarter Proctoring Workshop

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Smarter Proctoring Workshop, Rick Frazier, McDevitt Gamma lab

This hands-on workshop will teach you how to set up a test in Smarter Proctoring, our campus test proctoring software. Students can access our face-to-face proctoring on our campus and around the country or virtual proctoring through one easy system.

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Drop-In Canvas Assistance

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Drop-in Canvas Assistance, Rick Frazier and Amber Handy, McDevitt Alpha lab\

Drop by for help with your Canvas questions as you prepare for the start of the semester. You may come with specific questions or just bring your materials and work on your Canvas shells with assistance close to hand.

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Library Tours

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Tours of Fant Library Renovations, Amanda Clay Powers, Fant Library

Discover the many benefits of the recently-completed library reneovations and learn about new resources available to faculty, staff, and students. Tours will leave from the front desk every 30 minutes.

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Smarter Proctoring Workshop

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Smarter Proctoring Workshop, Rick Frazier, McDevitt Gamma lab

This hands-on workshop will teach you how to set up a test in Smarter Proctoring, our campus test proctoring software. Students can access our face-to-face proctoring on our campus and around the country or virtual proctoring through one easy system.

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Camtasia Workshop

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Camtasia Workshop, Rick Frazier, McDevitt Gamma Lab

This hands-on workshop will teach you how to use Camtasia, an excellent tool for screen capture and video editing. Camtasia is especially helpful for faculty who regularly create video content and want more options than are available through free software like Office Mix. Heavily discounted licenses are available for purchase through the Kossen Center.

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Drop-In Canvas Assistance

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Drop-In Canvas Assistance, Rick Frazier and Amber Handy, McDevitt Gamma lab

Drop by for help with your Canvas questions as you prepare for the start of the semester. You may come with specific questions or just bring your materials and work on your Canvas shells with assistance close to hand.

Click here for a full schedule of Fall Development Conference events and session descriptions.