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We also offer the opportunity for 1-to-1 or small group training with our staff on request. We provide training to faculty and staff on our supported technologies, as well as providing instructional design assistance on using online resources effectively.

If you are a student in an online learning course, please refer to the Online Learning Student Community in myCourses for documentation and tutorials.

Welcome to the new training and events page! Please be sure to register if the event requires you to do so.

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What's new in myCourses

Register
19 seats available


When

Friday, July 29, 2016
11:00am - 12:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
A600 TLS Training Area

Event Contact

Joseph Zelazny

Presenters

Marybeth Koon
Joseph Zelazny

This 60 minute presentation will highlight the new features and updates to myCourses with the upcoming upgrade.

Extra time is set aside to address any questions. If you're already using myCourses and just want to see what's new, this is for you.

myCourses will be updated on August 17th, 2016.

Once the system update is completed on users will experience minor user interface changes and some system enhancement but core functionality of the system will remain the same.

 


The deadline to register for this event is Friday, July 29, 2016 at 11:00am.

Building Essential Course Elements in myCourses (for Adjuncts)

Register
15 seats available


When

Thursday, August 4, 2016
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
TWC A650 TLS Training Area

Event Contact

Joseph Zelazny

Presenters

Joseph Zelazny

This hands-on session will have you working side-by-side with Teaching & Learning Services Instructional Technology specialists while you prepare your course content within myCourses. The first half of this session will begin with an orientation to the core myCourses tools: Content, Dropbox, and Grades. During this segment, faculty will explore options for uploading and creating content in the most efficient ways, review some of the Dropbox productivity features to help manage student assignments and grading, and walk through the Grades tool set-up process. The second half of this session will then provide faculty an opportunity to apply these techniques with their own courses while TLS staff circulate to assist faculty. During this 90-minute session faculty will make progress towards:

  • Selecting the Content, Dropbox, and Grade customizations that best fit their course needs
  • Organizing course content in a way that compliments each course's schedule and activities
  • Building a course gradebook that reflects their course grading policy and process

Recognizing that each individual's progress towards the tasks above will vary, additional follow up with an Instructional Technology specialist can be arranged at a mutually convenient time and campus location! If you have any questions about this session, please contact Joseph Zelazny or Marybeth Koon.

Interpreting services can be requested through Access Services by going to: http://myaccess.rit.edu/.


The deadline to register for this event is Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 1:30pm.

Fall 2016 Adjunct Faculty Orientation: Your Survival Kit

Register
34 seats available


When

Thursday, August 4, 2016
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
2430/Via Lab

Event Contact

Cheryl Herdklotz

Presenters

Cheryl Herdklotz
Anne Marie Canale

Details about the fall 2016 Adjunct Orientation will be posted during summer 2016. 

A special Adjunct Faculty Orientation will introduce adjuncts to a wealth of information that will help them quickly adjust to the RIT classroom and our student population. Special emphasis is placed on teaching deaf and hard-of-hearing students, RIT Library's resources, classroom technologies, preparing course media, and the student Information System (SIS). Open to new (and returning) RIT adjunct faculty.

Hosted by Faculty Career Development Services, The Wallace Center. 

If you need Interpreting Services, click on the link at the top, right of this form.

Light Refreshments will be provided.


The deadline to register for this event is Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 5:00pm.

New Faculty Orientation 2016: Hit the Ground Running!

Registration is not required.

When

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 -
Friday, August 12, 2016

Where

GOS - Thomas Gosnell Hall (08),
Auditorium

Event Contact

Anne Canale

Presenters

Cheryl Herdklotz
Anne Marie Canale

New Faculty Orientation is August 10-12, 2016. View the NFO website for more information.

NFO is focused on three key success factors for new faculty: introduction to critical information; socialization with their cohort and RIT culture; and network building within and across colleges and disciplines.

The FCDS team also coordinates orientation for RIT adjunct faculty, held in January and August of each academic year. New and returning adjunct faculty are welcome at these sessions providing critical information, resources, and where to find support at RIT. View our Adjunct Orientation materials for more information.

Faculty orientation programs are hosed by Faculty Career Development Services in The Wallace Center.

 

Teaching and Learning Symposium 2016

Register
57 seats available


When

Friday, August 12, 2016
1:00pm - 5:00pm

Where

GOS - Thomas Gosnell Hall (08),
300

Event Contact

Rebecca Johnson

Presenters

Rebecca Johnson
Corey Ptak
Rachel Chaffee
Stephanie Webster
Scott Franklin

Join us for the second Teaching and Learning Symposium on Friday, August 12, 1:00-4:00pm in Gosnell Auditorium, followed by a reception in the Atrium from 4:00-5:00.

Corey Ptak: Active Learning in the Large Lecture

Class enrollments much larger than 60 students are referred to as “large lecture” classes. Does the size of the class necessarily dictate the instructional strategy? Corey Ptak will discuss how he has used a classroom response system, Poll Everywhere, to infuse active learning into his large enrollment classes and implement just-in-time teaching.

Rachel Chaffee and Stephanie Webster: Boost Students’ Critical Thinking Skills with Peer-to-Peer Feedback

Peer-to-peer feedback assignments deepen students’ understanding of course content and exercise their critical thinking skills. Yet for peer-to-peer feedback to be successful, instructors must implement a well-defined and increasingly complex set of tasks for peers within a writing assignment or a project. Rachel Chaffee and Stephanie Webster will share best practices for incorporating peer review into a course assignment and discuss how peer-to-peer feedback provides students with opportunities to collaboratively engage in the writing process.

Scott Franklin: Getting the Most from All Students

Growing evidence suggests that effective classrooms not only present information clearly, but also create environments in which students are actively engaged--asking questions of teachers and peers and connecting knowledge to their own experiences. Active participation and putting your ideas out in public brings risk of misstep, and research in many contexts shows that the confidence to speak one’s mind is strongly connected to one’s identity and feeling of belonging. Scott Franklin will discuss subtle classroom practices that have been shown to inhibit or support student participation, and discuss how traditional disciplinary teaching practices and pedagogical techniques can be modified so as to promote greater learning by all students.

To request interpreting services, go to: http://myaccess.rit.edu/.

Light Refreshments will be provided.


The deadline to register for this event is Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 5:00pm.

Building Essential Course Elements in myCourses

Register
20 seats available


When

Monday, August 15, 2016
10:00am - 11:30am

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
3650

Event Contact

Marybeth Koon

Presenters

Marybeth Koon

This hands-on session will have you working side-by-side with Teaching & Learning Services Instructional Technology specialists while you prepare your course content within myCourses. The first half of this session will begin with an orientation to the core myCourses tools: Content, Dropbox, and Grades. During this segment, faculty will explore options for uploading and creating content in the most efficient ways, review some of the Dropbox productivity features to help manage student assignments and grading, and walk through the Grades tool set-up process. The second half of this session will then provide faculty an opportunity to apply these techniques with their own courses while TLS staff circulate to assist faculty. During this 90-minute session faculty will make progress towards:

  • Selecting the Content, Dropbox, and Grade customizations that best fit their course needs
  • Organizing course content in a way that compliments each course's schedule and activities
  • Building a course gradebook that reflects their course grading policy and process

Recognizing that each individual's progress towards the tasks above will vary, additional follow up with an Instructional Technology specialist can be arranged at a mutually convenient time and campus location! If you have any questions about this session, please contact Joseph Zelazny or Marybeth Koon.

Interpreting services can be requested through Access Services by going to: http://myaccess.rit.edu/.


The deadline to register for this event is Monday, August 15, 2016 at 10:00am.

What's new in myCourses

Register
19 seats available


When

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
A600 TLS Training Area

Event Contact

Joseph Zelazny

Presenters

Marybeth Koon
Joseph Zelazny

This 60 minute presentation will highlight the new features and updates to myCourses with the upcoming upgrade.

Extra time is set aside to address any questions. If you're already using myCourses and just want to see what's new, this is for you.

myCourses will be updated on August 17th, 2016.

Once the system update is completed on users will experience minor user interface changes and some system enhancement but core functionality of the system will remain the same.

 


The deadline to register for this event is Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 1:00pm.

Building Essential Course Elements in myCourses

Register
19 seats available


When

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
3650

Event Contact

Joseph Zelazny

Presenters

Joseph Zelazny

This hands-on session will have you working side-by-side with Teaching & Learning Services Instructional Technology specialists while you prepare your course content within myCourses. The first half of this session will begin with an orientation to the core myCourses tools: Content, Dropbox, and Grades. During this segment, faculty will explore options for uploading and creating content in the most efficient ways, review some of the Dropbox productivity features to help manage student assignments and grading, and walk through the Grades tool set-up process. The second half of this session will then provide faculty an opportunity to apply these techniques with their own courses while TLS staff circulate to assist faculty. During this 90-minute session faculty will make progress towards:

  • Selecting the Content, Dropbox, and Grade customizations that best fit their course needs
  • Organizing course content in a way that compliments each course's schedule and activities
  • Building a course gradebook that reflects their course grading policy and process

Recognizing that each individual's progress towards the tasks above will vary, additional follow up with an Instructional Technology specialist can be arranged at a mutually convenient time and campus location! If you have any questions about this session, please contact Joseph Zelazny or Marybeth Koon.

Interpreting services can be requested through Access Services by going to: http://myaccess.rit.edu/.


The deadline to register for this event is Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 2:00pm.

What's new in myCourses

Register
20 seats available


When

Friday, August 19, 2016
10:00am - 11:00am

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
A600 TLS Training Area

Event Contact

Joseph Zelazny

Presenters

Marybeth Koon
Joseph Zelazny

This 60 minute presentation will highlight the new features and updates to myCourses with the upcoming upgrade.

Extra time is set aside to address any questions. If you're already using myCourses and just want to see what's new, this is for you.

myCourses will be updated on August 17th, 2016.

Once the system update is completed on users will experience minor user interface changes and some system enhancement but core functionality of the system will remain the same.

 


The deadline to register for this event is Friday, August 19, 2016 at 10:00am.

What's new in myCourses

Register
20 seats available


When

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
A600 TLS Training Area

Event Contact

Joseph Zelazny

Presenters

Marybeth Koon
Joseph Zelazny

This 60 minute presentation will highlight the new features and updates to myCourses with the upcoming upgrade.

Extra time is set aside to address any questions. If you're already using myCourses and just want to see what's new, this is for you.

myCourses will be updated on August 17th, 2016.

Once the system update is completed on users will experience minor user interface changes and some system enhancement but core functionality of the system will remain the same.

 


The deadline to register for this event is Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 12:00pm.

Building Essential Course Elements in myCourses

Register
20 seats available


When

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
10:00am - 11:30am

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
3650

Event Contact

Marybeth Koon

Presenters

Marybeth Koon

This hands-on session will have you working side-by-side with Teaching & Learning Services Instructional Technology specialists while you prepare your course content within myCourses. The first half of this session will begin with an orientation to the core myCourses tools: Content, Dropbox, and Grades. During this segment, faculty will explore options for uploading and creating content in the most efficient ways, review some of the Dropbox productivity features to help manage student assignments and grading, and walk through the Grades tool set-up process. The second half of this session will then provide faculty an opportunity to apply these techniques with their own courses while TLS staff circulate to assist faculty. During this 90-minute session faculty will make progress towards:

  • Selecting the Content, Dropbox, and Grade customizations that best fit their course needs
  • Organizing course content in a way that compliments each course's schedule and activities
  • Building a course gradebook that reflects their course grading policy and process

Recognizing that each individual's progress towards the tasks above will vary, additional follow up with an Instructional Technology specialist can be arranged at a mutually convenient time and campus location! If you have any questions about this session, please contact Joseph Zelazny or Marybeth Koon.

Interpreting services can be requested through Access Services by going to: http://myaccess.rit.edu/.


The deadline to register for this event is Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 10:00am.

Creating Course Videos for myCourses

Register
16 seats available


When

Thursday, August 25, 2016
10:00am - 11:00am

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
TWC A650 TLS Training Area

Event Contact

Joseph Zelazny

Presenters

Joseph Zelazny

Course Media (or video) adds life and depth to your content area of myCourses. 

This workshop covers the processes and tools required to produce your own media content, including Camtasia Studio, Ensemble Video, and the TLS Captioning Services.  The workshop will conclude with a brief tour of the TLS Media studio and review of home recording options so that you can decide what location will work best for your recording needs.

  • Create narrated course videos using the process and tools covered in the workshop
  • Request captioning using the online request form and test captions for your videos
  • Embed and adjust videos in myCourses

Audience:
This session is intended for anyone new to creating their own course videos.

Objectives:

Faculty will leave with the skills to create their own course videos and make them accessible and captioned for students via myCourses.


The deadline to register for this event is Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 10:00am.

Building Essential Course Elements in myCourses

Register
20 seats available


When

Thursday, August 25, 2016
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
3650

Event Contact

Joseph Zelazny

Presenters

Joseph Zelazny

This hands-on session will have you working side-by-side with Teaching & Learning Services Instructional Technology specialists while you prepare your course content within myCourses. The first half of this session will begin with an orientation to the core myCourses tools: Content, Dropbox, and Grades. During this segment, faculty will explore options for uploading and creating content in the most efficient ways, review some of the Dropbox productivity features to help manage student assignments and grading, and walk through the Grades tool set-up process. The second half of this session will then provide faculty an opportunity to apply these techniques with their own courses while TLS staff circulate to assist faculty. During this 90-minute session faculty will make progress towards:

  • Selecting the Content, Dropbox, and Grade customizations that best fit their course needs
  • Organizing course content in a way that compliments each course's schedule and activities
  • Building a course gradebook that reflects their course grading policy and process

Recognizing that each individual's progress towards the tasks above will vary, additional follow up with an Instructional Technology specialist can be arranged at a mutually convenient time and campus location! If you have any questions about this session, please contact Joseph Zelazny or Marybeth Koon.

Interpreting services can be requested through Access Services by going to: http://myaccess.rit.edu/.


The deadline to register for this event is Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 2:00pm.

What's new in myCourses

Register
20 seats available


When

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
A600 TLS Training Area

Event Contact

Joseph Zelazny

Presenters

Marybeth Koon
Joseph Zelazny

This 60 minute presentation will highlight the new features and updates to myCourses with the upcoming upgrade.

Extra time is set aside to address any questions. If you're already using myCourses and just want to see what's new, this is for you.

myCourses will be updated on August 17th, 2016.

Once the system update is completed on users will experience minor user interface changes and some system enhancement but core functionality of the system will remain the same.

 


The deadline to register for this event is Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 12:00pm.

iClickers (Student Polling Devices): Overview & Case Study

Register
19 seats available


When

Thursday, September 1, 2016
10:00am - 11:30am

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
A650 TLS Training Area

Event Contact

Joseph Zelazny

Presenters

Joseph Zelazny

OVERVIEW: This session will provide a brief overview of iClickers (RIT's supported student polling device). In addition, the session will review a case study that highlights how iclickers have been used in the classroom and the benefits they provide to students. No previous experience is necessary.

TOPICS COVERED: Borrowing the iclicker instructor pack from TLS, Launching an iclicker session, using iClickers to increase student engagement and assess student understanding of content.

GENERAL INFO: Anyone who is interested in using iClickers, but unable to attend this training, may request an individual consultation at http://rit.edu/tls/consult/


The deadline to register for this event is Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 10:00am.

What's new in myCourses

Register
20 seats available


When

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
A600 TLS Training Area

Event Contact

Joseph Zelazny

Presenters

Marybeth Koon
Joseph Zelazny

This 60 minute presentation will highlight the new features and updates to myCourses with the upcoming upgrade.

Extra time is set aside to address any questions. If you're already using myCourses and just want to see what's new, this is for you.

myCourses will be updated on August 17th, 2016.

Once the system update is completed on users will experience minor user interface changes and some system enhancement but core functionality of the system will remain the same.

 


The deadline to register for this event is Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 12:00pm.

What's new in myCourses

Register
20 seats available


When

Thursday, September 8, 2016
11:00am - 12:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
A600 TLS Training Area

Event Contact

Joseph Zelazny

Presenters

Marybeth Koon
Joseph Zelazny

This 60 minute presentation will highlight the new features and updates to myCourses with the upcoming upgrade.

Extra time is set aside to address any questions. If you're already using myCourses and just want to see what's new, this is for you.

myCourses will be updated on August 17th, 2016.

Once the system update is completed on users will experience minor user interface changes and some system enhancement but core functionality of the system will remain the same.

 


The deadline to register for this event is Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 11:00am.

What's new in myCourses

Register
20 seats available


When

Friday, September 9, 2016
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
A600 TLS Training Area

Event Contact

Joseph Zelazny

Presenters

Marybeth Koon
Joseph Zelazny

This 60 minute presentation will highlight the new features and updates to myCourses with the upcoming upgrade.

Extra time is set aside to address any questions. If you're already using myCourses and just want to see what's new, this is for you.

myCourses will be updated on August 17th, 2016.

Once the system update is completed on users will experience minor user interface changes and some system enhancement but core functionality of the system will remain the same.

 


The deadline to register for this event is Friday, September 9, 2016 at 1:00pm.

Your Cultural Surroundings: A walking tour of RIT’s art and architecture

Register
12 seats available


When

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
3:00pm - 4:30pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
TBD

Event Contact

Anne Canale

Presenters

Becky Simmons

EVENT:  Your Cultural Surroundings:  A walking tour of RIT’s art and architecture

DATE/TIME: September 20, 2016, 3-4:30 pm
*Tour is 45 minutes followed by refreshments/networking hour at The Wallace Center


Join RIT Archivist Becky Simmons for a tour of RIT’s campus art and architecture.  The university has continually supported installation of significant pieces both outside and inside buildings. The tour will discuss the artists and their work, and point out key features of our award-winning mid-century campus.  The tour concludes at The Wallace Center for refreshments and networking with your colleagues.

All faculty are welcome to this event to learn more about YOUR RIT!
 
·         Meet at the Sentinel – walking tour (wear comfortable shoes!)
·         Rain date is September 27, 3-4:30

Hosted by Faculty Career Development Services, The Wallace Center.



 

Light Refreshments will be provided.


The deadline to register for this event is Friday, September 16, 2016 at 4:00pm.

Grants Exposed! Mixer

Register
100 seats available


When

Thursday, October 6, 2016
3:00pm - 4:30pm

Where

TBA,
TBA

Event Contact

Anne Canale

Presenters

Anne Canale

Grants Exposed!

Learn the outcomes of last year’s winners of grant-funded projects at this mixer AND learn what opportunities are available for YOU this academic year! Drop in for a few minutes or stay the whole time! All faculty are invited.

Details available this fall!

Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

If you need Interpreting Services, click on the link at the top, right of this form.




The deadline to register for this event is Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 5:00pm.