February ’21 Professional Development Sessions

Dear colleagues, welcome back to the new year. It is early days in our new team but we have been busy assembling some Capability Development sessions for you and some drop-in times for assistance. Find a quick overview below.

Firstly, please follow our Eventbrite page to stay abreast of upcoming sessions:

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/rmit-stem-ltq-capability-development-team-32460047849

 

February sessions: Follow the Eventbrite registration link for session details and learning outcomes. We will forward a calendar appointment once you register.

12 Feb – 1.30-2.30pm – Communicating assessment expectations: Writing the brief and crafting your rubrics – Eventbrite link:  here

15 Feb – 2.00-3.00pm – Canvas Essentials: New editor, content migration, group-set/group assessment, assessment templates, alternatives to MCQs  –  Eventbrite link here

16 Feb –  12.00-1.00pm – Preparing to teach your first class – Eventbrite link

17 Feb – 2.00-3.00pm – Alternative assessment: Oral assessment and vivas – Eventbrite link

18 Feb – 2.00-3.00pm – Academic responsibilities for new course coordinators – Eventbrite link

19 Feb – 11.00-12.00pm – Different ways to use discussion boards in your course this semester – Eventbrite  link

23 Feb – 11.00-12.00pm – Belonging at RMIT: Hints and tips for engaging your first years – Eventbrite   link

24 Feb – 11.00-12.00pm – Active learning online: New ideas for activities to engage your students both on and offline – Eventbrite   link

25 Feb – 2.00-3.00pm – Online teaching tips: Presence and engagement – Eventbrite link

 

Coming soon:

  1. High Impact Teaching Strategies
  2. Creating a sense of community and designing spaces for connection
  3. Using Studios to create micro-lectures
  4. Using Teams to support groupwork

Subscribe to our Eventbrite for updates on these and other sessions: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/rmit-stem-ltq-capability-development-team-32460047849

 

Drop-in sessions for assistance with Canvas questions or assessment/rubric design are also ongoing – new dates and times to be released next week:

These can all be accessed in this open Collaborate classroom online: https://au.bbcollab.com/guest/c47401c4c11143c4a3b7e2409be7a4fd

Upcoming Drop-In Sessions  (N.B. These sessions are only for assistance if you have questions, they are not formal PD sessions)

Day Topic            Time Facilitator/s
Thursday -4 Feb Canvas Help 10.30 – 11.30 Mercy M
Canvas Help 12.30 – 13.30 Mercy M
Canvas Help 14.30 -15.30 Grantham C
Friday -5 Feb Canvas Help/ Assessment questions 09.00-11.00 Grantham C
Canvas Help/ Assessment questions 14.00- 16.00 Mercy M
Canvas Help/ Assessment questions 11.30-1.00 Pauline P
Monday -8 Feb Assessment questions 09.30 – 10.30 Pauline P
Canvas help 11.45 -13.00 Mercy M
Canvas help 14.00 – 15.00 Grantham C
Tuesday – 9 Feb Canvas help/Assessment questions 14.30 -15.30 Mercy M
Assessment and rubrics 10:00 –11:00 Grantham C
Wednesday- 10 Feb Canvas Help/ Assessment questions 15.00 – 16.00 Mercy M
Canvas Help/ Assessment questions 10:00 – 11:00 Grantham C
Thursday 11 Feb Canvas Help/ Assessment questions 15.00-16.00 Mercy M
Canvas Help/ Assessment questions

10:00-11:00

 

Grantham C
Monday – 15Feb Assessment questions 9.30-10.30 Pauline P
Canvas help

11:00 – 12:00

 

Grantham C
Tuesday 16 Feb
Canvas Help/ Assessment questions 14.00 – 15.00 Mercy M
Canvas Help/ Assessment questions 11.00- 12.00 Grantham C
Wednesday 17 Feb Assessment help 11.30-12.30

Pauline

 

 
Thursday 18 Feb  Canvas Help/ Assessment questions  10.00- 11.00  Grantham C 
  Canvas Help/ Assessment questions  16.00-17.00  Mercy M 
       
Friday 19 Feb  Canvas Help/ Assessment questions  15.00-16.00  Mercy M 
       
       
Monday 22 Feb  Canvas Help/ Assessment questions  10.00- 11.00  Grantham C 
  Canvas Help/ Assessment questions  11.30-12.30  Mercy M 
       
Tue 23 Feb  Assessment and learning design  1.30-2.30  Pauline P 
       
       
Wed 24 Feb  Canvas Help/ Assessment questions  11.00- 12.00  Grantham C 
       
       
Thu 25 Feb  Assessment and learning design  3.30-4.30  Pauline P 
       
       
Fri 26 Feb  Canvas Help/ Assessment questions  11.00- 12.00  Grantham C 

 

Please don’t hesitate to contact our team with any questions or if you would like some team based sessions, kind regards and best wishes for the new year, Pauline