WELCOME!

This site hosts a plethora of resources for teaching and effective use of technology to support your learning goals for your students. We are also developing specific sections to support you in adopting the most effective practices for highly engaging teaching online.  In the right sidebar of this page, you will find links to Online Course DesignOnline TeachingOnline Assessment, and available technology tools for teaching.

Please visit regularly for updated resources and Zoom sessions on a variety of topics.

Mar
10
Wed
Poll Everywhere in Canvas
Mar 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

In this online training session, we’ll show you how to create interactive lessons to use in your classroom with Poll Everywhere. We’ll discuss creating and delivering questions which students can answer with their mobile devices and ways to share student responses in real time. We’ll also cover the reporting and gradebook features of Poll Everywhere.

Prior to the session, participants are encouraged to:

  1. Log in to https://www.polleverywhere.com. (If you experience any login issues please contact edtech@tufts.edu.)
  2. Review the Poll Everywhere getting started guide.

Registration is encouraged, but not required. Register for the session here: http://go.tufts.edu/techtraining

To attend the session, connect to the meeting on Zoom: https://tufts.zoom.us/my/etstraining

Mar
16
Tue
CELT Roundtable: Expanding Your Tool Kit: Advanced Synchronous Engagement Techniques
Mar 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Join Zoom Meeting
https://tufts.zoom.us/j/92809809741?pwd=dElnbW1jSG5pVVE0L2FRdkxuaW9ldz09

Meeting ID: 928 0980 9741
Passcode: 910912

Mar
19
Fri
Keynote: Considerations for Cultivating Equitable Mentoring Ecosystems w/ Dr. Beronda Montgomery (MSU)
Mar 19 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Keynote: Considerations for Cultivating Equitable Mentoring Ecosystems
Dr. Beronda Montgomery (MSU)
Friday, March 19th; 1:30-3pm

Registration is required prior to event: Keynote Registration

Mentoring is frequently thought of as a relationship or set of relationships leading to development of an individual or individuals being mentored. These relationships occur in an ecosystem, and yet we infrequently discuss the holistic nature of the development and cultivation of mentoring ecosystems. Dr. Montgomery will discuss the composition, responsibilities, and some outcomes anticipated from focusing on equitable mentoring ecosystems. Click here to learn more about Dr. Montgomery.

Mar
24
Wed
Creating Video in Canvas with Kaltura Capture
Mar 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Kaltura Capture can be used to create an online presentation or record anything on your screen. After this online training, you will be able to record, edit and post video in Canvas using the Kaltura Capture recording and editing tools. We’ll also discuss research-backed ways to structure your videos so they are most beneficial for your students’ learning.

Learn more about Kaltura Capture in our user guides.

Registration is encouraged, but not required. Register for the session here: http://go.tufts.edu/techtraining

To attend the session, connect to the meeting on Zoom: https://tufts.zoom.us/my/etstraining

Mar
30
Tue
Canvas Basics for TUSM instructors
Mar 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

This online training session for instructors and course builders in the School of Medicine will focus on strategies for creating and delivering course content, activities and assessments.

Prior to the training session, participants are encouraged to:

  1. View the Canvas Notifications Preferences video (04:28)
  2. View the Canvas User Settings and Profile Picture video (05:03)
  3. Log into Canvas, click on the “Account” button, set your Notification Preferences and create your Canvas Profile.

Registration is encouraged, but not required. Register for the session here: http://go.tufts.edu/techtraining

To attend the session, connect to the meeting on Zoom: https://tufts.zoom.us/my/etstraining

Apr
6
Tue
CELT Roundtable: Expanding Your Tool Kit: Advanced Synchronous Engagement Techniques
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Join Zoom Meeting
https://tufts.zoom.us/j/92809809741?pwd=dElnbW1jSG5pVVE0L2FRdkxuaW9ldz09

Meeting ID: 928 0980 9741
Passcode: 910912

Poll Everywhere in Canvas
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

In this online training session, we’ll show you how to create interactive lessons to use in your classroom with Poll Everywhere. We’ll discuss creating and delivering questions which students can answer with their mobile devices and ways to share student responses in real time. We’ll also cover the reporting and gradebook features of Poll Everywhere.

Prior to the session, participants are encouraged to:

  1. Log in to https://www.polleverywhere.com. (If you experience any login issues please contact edtech@tufts.edu.)
  2. Review the Poll Everywhere getting started guide.

Registration is encouraged, but not required. Register for the session here: http://go.tufts.edu/techtraining

To attend the session, connect to the meeting on Zoom: https://tufts.zoom.us/my/etstraining

Apr
13
Tue
Faculty Workshop: The Arc of the Mentoring Relationship
Apr 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Faculty Workshop: The Arc of the Mentoring Relationship
Tuesday, April 13th; 12-1:30pm

Registration prior to event is required: Faculty Workshop Registration

Positive mentoring relationships are correlated to student retention and degree completion, research productivity, and more publications. In this workshop, faculty will explore their role as a mentor to graduate students. The sessions aim to understand our own biases and positionality when it comes to mentoring and give participants language to speak about effective mentoring relationships.

May
4
Tue
CELT Roundtable: Expanding Your Tool Kit: Advanced Synchronous Engagement Techniques
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Join Zoom Meeting
https://tufts.zoom.us/j/92809809741?pwd=dElnbW1jSG5pVVE0L2FRdkxuaW9ldz09

Meeting ID: 928 0980 9741
Passcode: 910912

May
7
Fri
Roundtable: Planning a Mentor Learning Community
May 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Roundtable: Planning a Mentor Learning Community
Friday, May 7th; 12-1pm

Registration is required prior to the event: Roundtable Registration

This conversation will lay the groundwork for a faculty-driven learning community around mentoring graduate students. At this meeting we will discuss how we can build towards an equitable mentoring ecosystem at Tufts drawing on Dr Montgomery’s talk as well as our own mentoring experiences.


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