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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.