Center for Learning Experimentation, Application, and Research

Upcoming Events

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Feb 01

How do inclusive instructors facilitate learning experiences that are equitable and promote students’ sense of belonging? During this workshop led by Tracie M. Addy, author of highly acclaimed, What Inclusive Instructors Do, we will discuss how we can create transformative learning environments by exploring the results of a study of instructors who implement inclusive teaching approaches. We will also apply the principles and practices discussed to a few case studies relevant to teaching students at UNT. Faculty can earn Anti-Bias and Cultural Awareness credit for attending the event in its entirety.
Training

Feb 03

Instructor presence in online courses can help students succeed academically. In this in-person luncheon workshop, faculty will engage with colleagues around strategies to build instructor presence in online classes such as using high-rapport announcement strategies and creating authentic videos. Lunch will be provided. This event will be in person and recorded. Does not count toward ABCA.
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Feb 21

Faculty Book Group (Part 1 of 3)

Faculty Lounge (Union 249)

Feb 21 2023 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Join us in spring 2023 to discuss Creating Inclusive Learning Opportunities in Higher Education: A Universal Design Toolkit by Sheryl Burgstahler. The book applies the Universal Design in Higher Education framework to physical spaces, technology, teaching and learning activities, and teaching and learning services. Each month the group will meet from 2-3 PM in the faculty lounge (Union 249). Faculty may earn ABCA credit for participating in two or more book club meetings.
Training

Mar 03

Inclusive assessment increases access to the demonstration of learning in online courses. In this in-person luncheon workshop, faculty will have an opportunity to design authentic, multimodal assessment options and rubric criteria. Lunch will be provided. This event will be in person and recorded. Faculty may earn ABCA credit for attending this event in its entirety in addition to one other ABCA approved DSI CLEAR spring event
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Mar 21

Faculty Book Group (Part 2 of 3)

Faculty Lounge (Union 249)

Mar 21 2023 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Join us in spring 2023 to discuss Creating Inclusive Learning Opportunities in Higher Education: A Universal Design Toolkit by Sheryl Burgstahler. The book applies the Universal Design in Higher Education framework to physical spaces, technology, teaching and learning activities, and teaching and learning services. Each month the group will meet from 2-3 PM in the faculty lounge (Union 249). Faculty may earn ABCA credit for participating in two or more book club meetings.
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Mar 22

Inclusive Online Teaching Faculty Panel

Zoom

Mar 22 2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join us to hear how UNT online instructors create inclusive online course environments. Faculty panelists will discuss inclusive strategies such as how to build rapport with students in online classes, overcoming barriers to inclusive assessment design, and feedback strategies to increase student belonging. This event will be virtual and recorded. Faculty may earn ABCA credit for attending this event in its entirety in addition to one other ABCA approved DSI CLEAR spring event.
Training

Apr 07

Inclusive feedback in online courses can help instructors build rapport and guide student learning. In this in-person luncheon workshop, faculty will craft feedback that employs growth mindset language, draws connections to career goals, and invites dialogue through student feedback. This event will be in person and recorded. Does not count toward ABCA.
Training

Apr 14

Clearing Copyright Confusion

Zoom

Apr 14 2023 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm

Copyright best practices can be confusing – Join DSI CLEAR for a review of some of the trickier copyright concerns that you may face in your course preparation, and the best ways to handle them while preserving all the rich content you want to share with your students. Discussion points will include tips on the best use of videos, electronic documents, charts, graphs, and images in your courses and some examples of nuances that can cause confusion. We will also review legal exceptions that may help when accessibility and copyright concerns “bump into each other”. Finally, we will briefly touch on contractual and privacy issues that may pop up from time to time in Copyright reviews. Does not count toward ABCA.
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Apr 18

Faculty Book Group (Part 3 of 3)

Faculty Lounge (Union 249)

Apr 18 2023 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Join us in spring 2023 to discuss Creating Inclusive Learning Opportunities in Higher Education: A Universal Design Toolkit by Sheryl Burgstahler. The book applies the Universal Design in Higher Education framework to physical spaces, technology, teaching and learning activities, and teaching and learning services. Each month the group will meet from 2-3 PM in the faculty lounge (Union 249). Faculty may earn ABCA credit for participating in two or more book club meetings.