Have you heard?
The Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) and Distance Learning & Instructional Technologies (DLIT) have joined forces!
Please join us for an open house celebration in the new Teaching, Learning and Distance Education (TLDE) space in 373 RJF. TLDE staff will be on hand to provide snacks, resources, and support for all of your start of the semester needs.
Open House Dates/Times:
- Wednesday 8/31: 12:30-2:00 p.m.
- Thursday 9/1: 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Featured Upcoming Events:.
1. Learning Circle – Think Again: The power of knowing what you don’t know by Adam Grant
“This book has changed how I ask questions in my class,” according to one reader of Think Again by Adam Grant. Did you receive a copy of the book from the CTE this summer? Have you already read Think Again? Are you intrigued by the author’s premise that in a rapidly changing world, we need to spend as much time rethinking as we do thinking? Please join us for a learning circle
Learning Circle – Think Again: The power of knowing what you don’t know by Adam Grant
“This book has changed how I ask questions in my class,” according to one reader of Think Again by Adam Grant. Did you receive a copy of the book from the CTE this summer? Have you already read Think Again? Are you intrigued by the author’s premise that in a rapidly changing world, we need to spend as much time rethinking as we do thinking? Please join us for a learning circle to discuss the reading and explore strategies to build cultures of learning in our work. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your book and spot in the learning circle (space is limited to 20 participants). The meeting date/times and session modality will be scheduled once all participants are enrolled.
2. ETOM Fall 2022 Conference @ GVSU on Friday, Nov 4
Educational Technology Organization of Michigan (ETOM) Fall 2022 Conference – “Moments”
November 4 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Grand Valley State University
Russel H. Kirkhof Center
1 Campus Drive
Allendale, Michigan 49401
Dr. Tazin Daniels is an educational developer, consultant, and coach with over 15 years of experience in higher education and over a decade of experience preparing instructors to teach online. She holds a Ph.D. in Medical Anthropology which gives her a unique perspective on how to create equitable and engaging teaching-learning spaces in the midst of a global pandemic. Currently, Dr. Daniels is an Assistant Director at the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching at the University of Michigan, where she consults with graduate students, faculty, and administrators to improve their curriculum and teaching practices across STEM, Health Sciences, Social Science, and the Humanities. She also runs ThePedagologist.com, a platform to connect with educators and educational developers committed to improving education everywhere.
Keynote – Meeting the Moment: Centering equity, inclusion, and care for students during de-stressing times
Workshop – Handling Hot Moments: Strategies for preventing and addressing conflict in the classroom
For more details on the conference, see http://etom.org/event/fall2022conference.
Call for Proposals
The conference is back to “in-person.” ETOM’s first F2F conference since 2019! We’ll offer 45-50 minute sessions in four (4) breakouts. This may change depending on the proposals. As always, the FOCUS of our fall conference is on faculty – on what they need to hear and what they have to say! Our theme this year is “Moments.”
Faculty, staff and administrators are encouraged to submit a proposal by October 4. We’ll let you know if your proposal is accepted soon after that. Submit your proposal here.
Registration cost and link will be announced soon! Meanwhile, mark your calendar and please consider submitting a proposal.
3. Community of Practice ImpACT Grant applications due on October 21, 2022!
As previously announced during the latest Read to Act Collective, this opportunity is still available. See the attached document for all of the details.
Please visit grcc.edu/CTELearningOpportunties for the current listing of all Fall 2022 Professional Development opportunities being offered by TLDE!