Lunch Hour Workshops

New lunch hour teaching sessions! 12:00-1:00. 223-65 Dafoe. Bring your lunch and come and listen to faculty members share their new and innovative teaching strategies. Lunch hour teaching sessions are open to sessional instructors, instructors, librarians, pre-and tenured faculty members and graduate students.

Lunch Hour Workshops are not eligible for credit in the GTP or TLC programs.

Introduction to Video Editing - Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Simple concepts such as storyboarding, writing a script, and camera placement and positioning can make all the difference in the quality of your video. After learning the basics on how to shoot the video, we'll be delving into the editing software and looking at importing, timelines, layers, and transitions, and then further into how to get your video online and into UM Learn.

Facilitator: Christopher Ellis

Teaching with Multimedia - Tuesday, March 12, 2019

From PowerPoint presentations to videos and simulations, multimedia presents new opportunities for teaching, but also some challenges. In this session, we will discuss the importance of multimedia in teaching. By the end of this workshop, you should be able to discuss advantages of using multimedia sources (videos) in teaching, define major principles of the cognitive theory of multimedia learning, and identify good practices in designing instructional videos.

Facilitator: Cheikh Ould Moulaye

Dealing with Matters Related to Academic Misconduct - Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Despite the best efforts of instructors to prevent academic misconduct, there will be students who cheat, plagiarize, and engage in other dishonest academic behaviours.  In this session, we will walk academic staff and administrators through a case of academic misconduct – from preparing allegations to the disciplinary hearing.

Facilitator: Brenda Stoesz and Brandy Usick