Center for Learning and Teaching

Events

Fall 2016 Events

Originality & Turnitin 

Friday, September 09, Noon - 1:30PM
Wednesday, October 05, Noon - 1PM, University Downtown Center 221

Turnitin is a tool available via Blackboard that can check student work for originality, but did you know that it can also be using for grading/commenting on student work in addition to facilitating revision submission and peer review? This session will provide you with an overview of Turnitin features as well as where you can go for support on issues regarding originality. 

Students on the Spectrum in the University Classroom

Wednesday, September 14, 1PM - 2PM

Autism is one of the fastest growing populations across college campuses. The number of students who have registered with Services for Students with Disabilities office with an official diagnosis of autism has grown by 54% in one year! Much of the functional impact of this disability manifests itself in problematic behaviors, social isolation, and impaired social functioning. In this session, participants will be given an overview of Autism Spectrum Disorder and its functional impact in the academic and residential setting. Participants will have ample time to ask questions and discuss challenges and problem-solve.

Presenting Online

Friday, October 07, Noon - 1:30PM
Wednesday, November 02, Noon - 1PM, University Downtown Center 221

Building digital fluency in our learners is important so that they are successful in their careers as well as an ever-growing digital world. This session will introduce you to concepts, tools, and tips for presenting content online. If you or your learners ever have the need to create an online screencast, facilitate a webinar, or even just conduct a meeting online, this session will provide you with some starting information on how create and deliver a successful online presentation. 

Academic Integrity Panel

Monday, October 24, 11:30AM - 1:30PM

At the core of a university education is mutual integrity and trust. Binghamton’s Student Academic Honesty Code, adopted by the Faculty Senate in 2002, establishes guidelines for academic integrity on our campus, but do you really understand the Code and the process that your School or Department has setup when instances of academic dishonesty come up? This panel presentation will introduce you to the Student Academic Honesty Code, the process that some of Binghamton’s schools use for dishonesty issues, as well as some other resources that you can use for further information.

Online Learning Student Panel

Friday, November 04, 11:30AM - 1:30PM

This event continues the CLT’s series on hearing students’ feedback on learning and teaching at Binghamton University. This panel session will focus on feedback and insights from a variety of our online students and be facilitated by CLT staff. Please join us, not only to support our students, but to hear their ideas, successes and questions about online learning at Binghamton University. Time will be made available for questions and discussion throughout the presentation.

Integrating Multiple Office Hour Formats to Increase Accessibility for Students in Large Lectures

Friday, November 18, Noon - 1:30PM

Benjamin Turnpenny (Chemistry Department) will present the development and implementation of a diverse offering of office hours that combine several options, such as face to face and/or remote interaction, online chat, and recorded sessions. He will discuss the success and problems that he and his colleagues encountered in the process of making the office hours more accessible to large classes. Time for discussion and questions will be available at the end of the presentation.

Teaching GIFTS

Friday, December 02, Noon - 1:30PM

Great Ideas For Teaching Students (G.I.F.T.S.) is a lively and fun workshop that provides faculty with innovative teaching tools to increase student engagement and retention. Designed by people who know our students best, our own Binghamton faculty, these teaching strategies can be used and adapted to any discipline for immediate use in your classrooms. 

 

Last Updated: 5/4/17