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CFD - Prior Workshops

Past Seminars offered by or in Partnership with the CFD

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Pedagogy in Teaching

  • A Solution Oriented Approach to Academic Misconduct
  • Active Learning with Micro-Activities
  • Building and Using Rubrics
  • Building Service-Learning Opportunities into Your Courses
  • Counseling and Testing Center Resources and Support for Instructors & Faculty
  • Creating an Assignment Calendar
  • Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Cross-Cultural Understanding: Being a Cultural Change Agent
  • Easy ADA: Revising Your Course Materials
  • Facilitating Discussions
  • Five Mistakes to Avoid When Flipping You Class
  • Graduate Assistant Instructor (GAI) Issues and GAI Issues:1-Month Later
  • Improving Lectures
  • Learning Objectives
  • Mentoring Graduate Students
  • Peer Leadership in the College Classroom
  • Reducing Cheating and Plagiarism is Your Classes
  • Syllabus 101: Tips for Creating an Effective Syllabus
  • Three Effective Ways to Enhance Classroom Participation
  • Tips for the first Day for Class
  • Teaching Millennials in Higher Education
  • What to Do the First Day of Class
  • Writing Objectives 101


Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities

  • After the Award Letter: How to Administer Your Grant Award
  • Developing Surveys (CFD)
  • Basics of Evaluation Research
  • Grants and Contracts Accounting
  • Introduction to External Grants (OSP and CFD)
  • Introduction to Funding Searches (OSP)
  • Internal Grants at WKU (OSP and CFD)
  • Logic Models and Methods
  • Administering Social Surveys (CFD)


Teaching and Learning with Technology (offered by the Office of Distance Learning)

  • Blended and "Flipped" Learning: Starting the Transformation
  • Building Better Discussion Board Questions
  • Considerations for Course Design Using the QM Rubric
  • Easy ADA: Revising Your Course Materials
  • Electronic Grading
  • Engaging Students to Increase Retention
  • How Do We Measure the Quality of Our Students' Interactions?
  • Incorporating Student Choices into a Course: A Conversation
  • OERs (Open Educational Resources): A Brown Bag Discussion
  • Quality Matters Standard 1: Course Overview and Introduction
  • Quality Matters Standard 2: Learning Objectives
  • Quality Matters Standard 3: Assessment and Measurement
  • Quality Matters Standards 4
  • Quality Matters Standard 5: Learner Engagement
  • Quality Matters Standard 6: Course Technology
  • Quality Matters Standard 7: Learner Support
  • Quality Matters Standard 8: Accessibility
  • Quality Matters: One Last Check!
  • Using Adaptive Release to Create a Personalized Learning Environment
  • Using Adaptive Release to Create a Personalized Learning Experience
  • Using Blackboard's Rubrics to Improve Teaching and Learning
  • Using Periodic Feedback to Improve Your Course


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 Last Modified 10/27/14