Events and Training Opportunities

Workshops for 2016-2017

The IDeL team offers a variety of workshops on instructional technology and e-pedagogy. This year's lineup includes workshops on:

  • interactive grading rubrics
  • iPads for mobile learning
  • digital badges
  • best practices for clickers and audience response systems

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Tech Symposium

Each March, the annual Teaching & Learning with Technology Symposium provides a showcase for how Grand Valley faculty are putting technology to use in their own teaching. This is a great opportunity to gather ideas for your own courses.

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Interested in teaching an online or hybrid course? Learn more about our Foundations of Online/Hybrid Course Development and Delivery workshop, including the workshop dates for the 2016-2017 academic year.

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eLearning Workshops

The Information Technology department offers a variety of workshops for those interested in learning to use GVSU's Blackboard learning management system, Collaborate communication tools, and a number of other tools for enhancing your teaching.

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Workshops on Demand

You pick the date, the time, and the topic and we'll be happy to come deliver a group training for you and your colleagues. This is the perfect way to fit training into your busy schedule. Choose from our full menu of workshops, or propose a topic that fits your specific needs.

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Online Learning Consortium

Need professional development opportunities that better fit your schedule? Consider the Online Learning Consortium workshops. Formerly known as the Sloan Consortium, the OLC is a recognized name in online learning; their workshops cover a variety of topics in instructional technology and are offered online.

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Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series

The BITS workshops are a series of weekly faculty training webinars offered by Blackboard. Free for faculty, these are a great way to expand your skills from the comfort of your office.

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