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 - 2PMAutism 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.
Friday, October 07, Noon - 1:30PM
Wednesday, November 02, Noon - 1PM, University Downtown Center 221
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.
- Event recording available on our Student Voices page.
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
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.