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The Teaching@Tufts website reflects Tufts University’s commitment to supporting the continuous professional development of each faculty member. We feature timely, helpful and innovative information to inspire you and provide direction for solving your teaching challenges. We hope you find it a resource you return to frequently, and which you recommend to others. We also welcome your suggestions and contributions of content.

  • Faculty Blog – advice from peer faculty at Tufts, and teaching & learning specialists on a variety of timely topics
  • Course Design – in-depth information to get you started designing and evaluating your course
  • Teaching – a multitude of resources to support your instructional methods and learning activities for your students
  • Assessment – support for you to generate effective assessments which enhance student learning
  • Evaluation – strategies to improve your course design and collect evidence for career advancement
  • New Faculty – key resources and guides for new faculty at Tufts, introducing you to people, practices, and places

Click here for CELT’s calendar of programs and workshops
– View ETS’s calendar of educational technology trainings and drop-in sessions below

Please visit this site regularly for updated resources and sessions on a variety of topics!

Dec
1
Wed
Faculty Panel on Tools for Student-Centered Learning
Dec 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Are you interested in how other Tufts faculty are engaging students? If so, join your colleagues to learn about technologies that facilitate social annotation, multi-media engagement, case-based teaching, and more. In this “sampler” panel discussion, you’ll get a quick introduction from faculty members who each use one of these four tools—EasyGenerator, Visual Classrooms, VoiceThread and Bongo—and discuss possibilities for engagement and learning.

Sign up here!

Dec
2
Thu
Humanize Your Course with VoiceThread
Dec 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

VoiceThread bridges the gaps in social presence typically found in online courses. In this workshop, educators will learn how to establish a social presence and connect with their students using VoiceThread to improve course satisfaction and student learning. We will cover all of the basic VoiceThread features, demonstrate how everything works in Canvas, showcase a variety of examples from actual courses, and have an open Q&A throughout the training.

Pre-registration is required. Sign up for the workshop here!

Jan
20
Thu
Poll Everywhere in Canvas
Jan 20 @ 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

Jan
27
Thu
Creating Video in Canvas with Kaltura Capture
Jan 27 @ 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

Feb
15
Tue
Creating Video in Canvas with Kaltura Capture
Feb 15 @ 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

Feb
22
Tue
Poll Everywhere in Canvas
Feb 22 @ 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
Wed
Poll Everywhere in Canvas
Mar 16 @ 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
22
Tue
Creating Video in Canvas with Kaltura Capture
Mar 22 @ 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

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Teaching@Tufts is developed and curated by the Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching, and Educational Technology Services, with the support of the Tufts University Committee on Teaching and Faculty Development. The site is structured to reflect the approaches to teaching, learning, and professional development which are supported by the the institution.