Schedule

See the full KCTO schedule below.

Joining us virtually? Days 1, 2, & 3 are on Zoom Events. Register using SSO and your UD credentials. Build your itinerary and attend one (or all!) of the virtual sessions.

Joining us in person? Days 4, 5, & 6 are on campus. Use the individual registration links below that work for your schedule.

We hope to see you virtually AND in person!

Day 1 – Wednesday, August 17 (Virtual)

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9:00am – 10:00am

Zoom

Take Your Lecture Capture to the Next Level: Staffed studios and Zoom enabled classrooms

By Stacy Weile, UDIT Zoom Team

Did you know that you have access to 3 specialized recording studios with a full-time technician to help you record your courses and connect to live students through Zoom?
Did you also know that you have access to multiple UD Capture +Zoom classrooms around campus that include cameras and microphones for full class discussions with students through Zoom? This session will explain the differences, how they work, and how to request the spaces for your courses.
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10:00am – 11:00am

ZOOM

Canvas Up and Running

By Beth Cartwright, UDIT LMS Team

Looking to get started with Canvas and need to learn the basics?
This workshop is designed for you to learn how to customize your homepage, to add your syllabus and files, and to build a gradebook with assignments. Once you have the basics down, you will be up and running in Canvas and anxious to learn more!
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11:00am – 12:00pm

ZOOM

Canvas Welcome Page: Getting to Know Your Students

By Kelly Cross, UDIT Instructional Design Team

Connecting with your students in an online environment might seem difficult and overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be when you’re using Canvas!
This session will focus on tools in Canvas that easily allow you to get to know your students to increase student participation, student motivation, and positive perception of the instructor.
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12:00pm – 1:00pm

ZOOM

What’s New with Zoom

By Stacy Weile, UDIT Zoom Team

Learn what features Zoom has recently added that will enhance your ability to teach more effectively.
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1:00pm – 2:00pm

ZOOM

Gamify Your Course!

By Lauren Hamory & Racine Lewis, UDIT Instructional Design Team

Looking to keep your students engaged and invested in your content? Explore the benefits of gamification with UD faculty & instructional designers
This session will include:
Research regarding gamification in higher education
Examples of games being successfully facilitated by UD instructors
Explore & play games created using Google Apps & Poll Everywhere
Free & easy resources to get you started on your own gamification journey
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2:00PM - 3:00PM

ZOOM

Scaffolding and Supporting Research Methods Courses: Teaching with SAGE Research Methods

By Jennifer Naccarelli, Women & Gender Studies & Alison Wessel, Library, Museums & Press

Are you teaching a course on research methods or working with students designing a research project?
 Let the library help! Learn how to use videos, sample datasets, case studies, and more from the SAGE Research Methods database to supplement your instruction. Participants will learn how to identify discipline-specific content, explore methods for sharing content, and hear examples of how these resources are being used in a research methods course at UD.

Day 2 – Thursday, August 18 (Virtual)

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9:00am – 10:00am

Zoom

How Accessible Is Your Digital Content?

By Nancy O’Laughlin, UDIT LMS Team

Learn what you can see and do to make your course content accessible to everyone and why this is so important.
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10:00am – 11:00am

ZOOM

FeedbackFruits Quick Start

By Jessica Schroeder & Joe Rapposelli UDIT Instructional Design Team & FeedbackFruits Team

Come learn about The Pedagogical Value of Peer and Instructor Feedback and a tool we have access to in Canvas to make this process seamless for students and instructors.
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11:00am – 12:00pm

ZOOM

Canvas Gradebook

By Beth Cartwright, UDIT LMS Team

Still trying to understand how assignments, grades, and weighting all work together to calculate final grades?
In this workshop, you will learn how to configure a grading scheme for your course so that Canvas can do the calculations for you and explore the gradebook tools and settings.
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12:00pm – 1:00pm

ZOOM

Got Engagement? Get Poll Everywhere

By Racine Lewis, Jamie Summerfield & Lauren Kelley, UDIT Instructional Design Team

Looking to engage your students during the semester both synchronously and asynchronously?
Not sure if students are understanding your course content? Need to review for an upcoming exam? Looking to drive discussion in the next class? Need a little competition to get students to read or view something? Poll Everywhere can handle all of that for you! Drop in to this workshop to get engaged with this tool.
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1:00pm – 2:00pm

ZOOM

Questions, Questions & More Questions: Using Just-in-time Teaching, Think-Pair-Share, and Peer Instruction to Leverage Student Learning

By Phil Duker, Associate Professor, School of Music & Director of ITUE

This session will explore how instructors can use questions to encourage active learning and student investment (even in large classes).
From breaking up lectures with small group activities, to using clickers and think-pair-shares to get students talking about a topic, we will discuss some of the ways that instructors can create high-impact classroom experiences (regardless of the size of the room).
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2:00PM - 3:00PM

ZOOM

It’s 3AM, Do You Know Where Your Links Go? Future-Proofing Your Course Materials

By Maria Barefoot, Online Learning Librarian & Meghann Matwichuk, Film & Video Collection Librarian, Library, Museums & Press

At the beginning of the semester, we copy Canvas content, update due dates, tweak assignments, and review the syllabus.
Don’t forget to check on your course materials as well! In this session we’ll share a checklist to help you work through your course materials so that students can access e-books, articles, and streaming media for their assignments. Don’t send your students to a dead link by accident! We’ll also discuss ways to plan for using these resources in future courses.

Day 3 – Friday, August 19 (Virtual)

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9:00am – 10:00am

Zoom

Common Reader Book Club: While the Earth Sleeps We Travel: Stories, Poetry, and Art from Young Refugees Around the World

By Meghan Biery, FYS Program Manager

Join us for a discussion of the University's Fall 2022 Common Reader.
Facilitated by First Year Seminar (FYS). Discover how to make connections to your class content. The author is scheduled to visit campus on October 20.
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10:00am – 11:00am

ZOOM

Engaging First Year Students with the Common Reader through the Library and Museums

By Lauren Wallis, FYE and Student Success Librarian

This session will provide an overview of the Library and Museums introductory program for First Year Seminar.
Themed around While the Earth Sleeps We Travel: Stories, Poetry, and Art from Young Refugees Around the World by Ahmed M. Badr, the program offers a self-guided way for students to reflect on themes from the book as they interact with artwork, historical manuscripts, and films. Students also use library resources to research an issue related to the Common Reader and create a multimedia reflection. In addition to learning about the content of the program, KCTO participants will be able to explore ways to further integrate materials and student work from the program into their FYS course.
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11:00am – 12:00pm

ZOOM

Canvas New Quizzes

By Steve Wright, UDIT LMS Team

Looking to make the switch to New Quizzes?
In this workshop, you will learn about the new question types and quiz options to determine if the change is suitable for you.
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12:00pm – 1:00pm

ZOOM

Perusall

By Rachel Lapp & Joe Rapposelli, UDIT Instructional Designers

Learn about a collaborative annotation tool that will improve the amount and quality of reading students do in your course.
Perusall provides a space for students to annotate readings and asynchronously respond to each other’s questions and comments in context. Perusall proactively engages students with automated personalized guidance, ensuring continual motivation. Keep track of student progress at a glance, and utilize the “student confusion report” to help plan class time.
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1:00pm – 2:00pm

ZOOM

Everything you Need to Know About Multimedia Assignments

By Amanda McCollom, Multimedia Literacy Librarian, Library, Museums and Press & Jessica Barth, Emerging Multimedia Technologies Librarian, Library, Museums and Press

This session will explore the resources and support available through the Library for multimedia assignments, such as videos, podcasts, and infographics.

From designing a new multimedia assignment to ensuring your students have access to equipment, software and assistance, we will share everything you need to know about how the Library can help you and your students create successful projects.

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2:00PM - 3:00PM

Zoom

Library Integrations with Canvas

By Maria Barefoot, Online Learning Librarian, Library, Museums & Press

At the beginning of the semester, we copy Canvas content, update due dates, tweak assignments, and review the syllabus.
Don’t forget to check on your course materials as well! In this session we’ll share a checklist to help you work through your course materials so that students can access e-books, articles, and streaming media for their assignments. Don’t send your students to a dead link by accident! We’ll also discuss ways to plan for using these resources in future courses.

Day 4 – Monday, August 22 (In-Person)

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10:00AM - 12:00PM

109 Willard Hall

Classroom Orientation

By UDIT Classroom Support Team & Instructional Designers

Get to know your new classroom with UD Capture + Zoom & UD Capture Classic
Are you teaching on campus this Fall? Come join staff from IT University Media Services and IT Academic Technology Services for an orientation to these classroom spaces. You’ll learn how to connect your laptop to the display equipment, how to operate the technology in the room, and ask any questions you might have. In addition, gain insight about how to effectively use the classroom technology to better support your students as you return to the classroom.
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1:00PM - 3:00PM

109 Willard Hall

Classroom Orientation

By UDIT Classroom Support Team & Instructional Designers

Get to know your new classroom with UD Capture + Zoom & UD Capture Classic
Are you teaching on campus this Fall? Come join staff from IT University Media Services and IT Academic Technology Services for an orientation to these classroom spaces. You’ll learn how to connect your laptop to the display equipment, how to operate the technology in the room, and ask any questions you might have. In addition, gain insight about how to effectively use the classroom technology to better support your students as you return to the classroom.

Day 5 – Wednesday, August 24 (In-Person)

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10:00AM - 12:00PM

109 Willard Hall

Classroom Orientation

By UDIT Classroom Support Team & Instructional Designers

Get to know your new classroom with UD Capture + Zoom & UD Capture Classic
Are you teaching on campus this Fall? Come join staff from IT University Media Services and IT Academic Technology Services for an orientation to these classroom spaces. You’ll learn how to connect your laptop to the display equipment, how to operate the technology in the room, and ask any questions you might have. In addition, gain insight about how to effectively use the classroom technology to better support your students as you return to the classroom.
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1:00PM - 3:00PM

109 Willard Hall

Classroom Orientation

By UDIT Classroom Support Team & Instructional Designers

Get to know your new classroom with UD Capture + Zoom & UD Capture Classic
Are you teaching on campus this Fall? Come join staff from IT University Media Services and IT Academic Technology Services for an orientation to these classroom spaces. You’ll learn how to connect your laptop to the display equipment, how to operate the technology in the room, and ask any questions you might have. In addition, gain insight about how to effectively use the classroom technology to better support your students as you return to the classroom.

Day 6 – Thursday, August 25 (In-Person)

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10:00AM - 12:00PM

114 Pearson Hall

Classroom Orientation

By UDIT Classroom Support Team & Instructional Designers

Get to know your new classroom with UD Capture + Zoom & UD Capture Classic
Are you teaching on campus this Fall? Come join staff from IT University Media Services and IT Academic Technology Services for an orientation to these classroom spaces. You’ll learn how to connect your laptop to the display equipment, how to operate the technology in the room, and ask any questions you might have. In addition, gain insight about how to effectively use the classroom technology to better support your students as you return to the classroom.
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11:00AM - 2:00PM

116 Pearson Hall

KCTO Social: Connect with Colleagues

By UDIT Instructional Designers & Library, Museums & Press Library Liaisons

Enjoy refreshments, win prizes, and meet your dedicated instructional support staff!
Come to 116 Pearson to meet your instructional designer from Academic Technology Services, your liaison from the Library, and other Faculty Commons representatives who are here to help support you in your teaching. Take home a KCTO swag bag and enjoy refreshments too!
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1:00PM - 3:00PM

114 Pearson Hall

Classroom Orientation

By UDIT Classroom Support Team & Instructional Designers

Get to know your new classroom with UD Capture + Zoom & UD Capture Classic
Are you teaching on campus this Fall? Come join staff from IT University Media Services and IT Academic Technology Services for an orientation to these classroom spaces. You’ll learn how to connect your laptop to the display equipment, how to operate the technology in the room, and ask any questions you might have. In addition, gain insight about how to effectively use the classroom technology to better support your students as you return to the classroom.

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