Upcoming Events

September

Teaching and Supporting Students In-Person and Remote Series

From September 8–25, join us for one or more of the 40 sessions offered on topics around teaching and supporting students in-person and remotely. Learn new strategies to leverage currently available resources to support your students and make your teaching more efficient. Share successes and challenges you have encountered with colleagues. Sessions have variable topics, times, and foci, and we welcome you to join as many as you are able.

The Zoom link to join all series sessions is below. We will not ask for registration so please copy down the link and record times that you are interested in attending in your calendars. 

Tuesday September 8th

Coffee Hour: Using Zoom Breakout Rooms

9:00–10:00AM

This session will consider how to use Zoom tools for small group work and discussions. 

 

Q&A about Strategies and Teaching this Fall

12:00–12:45PM

This open session will explore a variety of teaching strategies and approaches you can use this Fall. The discussion will center around your questions as we consider strategies and solutions. You can also connect to share with colleagues what has been working in your courses.

 

Working around Classroom Challenges

2:30–3:15PM

This open session will explore a variety of teaching strategies and approaches you can use in classroom settings that don’t ideally map to what you would like to accomplish in your classes.

 

Wednesday September 9th

Working around Classroom Challenges

12:00AM–12:45PM

This open session will explore a variety of teaching strategies and approaches you can use in classroom settings that don’t ideally map to what you would like to accomplish in your classes.

 

Working in Classrooms: Green Center

1:30–2:15PM

This open session will consider the challenges being faced this semester in the Green Center classrooms along with potential strategies to address the challenges. You will also have time to share with colleagues what has been working in your courses.

 

WAC: Active Learning in Mixed Modalities

3:00–4:00PM

This session will consider how to incorporate active learning strategies into remote, hybrid, and other modalities. We will share strategies that have worked for Mines faculty and faculty across the country.

 

Thursday September 10th

Q&A about Strategies and Teaching this Fall

8:00–8:45AM

This open session will explore a variety of teaching strategies and approaches you can use this Fall. The discussion will center around your questions as we consider strategies and solutions. You can also connect to share with colleagues what has been working in your courses.

 

Working in Classrooms: Green Center

9:30–10:15AM

This open session will consider the challenges being faced this semester in the Green Center classrooms along with potential strategies to address the challenges. You will also have time to share with colleagues what has been working in your courses.

 

Physical and Digital Whiteboards

11:00–11:30AM

This session will discuss strategies for using physical and digital whiteboards effectively, even in large classrooms and other non-ideal situations.

 

Friday September 11th

Q&A about Strategies and Teaching this Fall

8:00–8:45AM

This open session will explore a variety of teaching strategies and approaches you can use this Fall. The discussion will center around your questions as we consider strategies and solutions. You can also connect to share with colleagues what has been working in your courses.

 

Taking Attendance in Zoom

9:30–10:00AM

Do you know how to take attendance in Zoom? Join to find out!

 

Working in Classrooms: Student Center

1:30–2:15PM

This open session will consider the challenges being faced this semester in the Student Center classrooms along with potential strategies to address the challenges. You will also have time to share with colleagues what has been working in your courses.

 

Monday September 14th

Designing Flexible Assessments

8:30–9:30AM

This session will discuss considerations for Fall 2020 assessment, including how to make your assessments more flexible for multiple modalities and reduce the likelihood of cheating. 

 

Working around Classroom Challenges

11:30–12:15PM

This open session will explore a variety of teaching strategies and approaches you can use in classroom settings that don’t ideally map to what you would like to accomplish in your classes.

 

Q&A about Strategies and Teaching this Fall

1:30–2:00PM

This open session will explore a variety of teaching strategies and approaches you can use this Fall. The discussion will center around your questions as we consider strategies and solutions. You can also connect to share with colleagues what has been working in your courses.

 

Tuesday September 15th

Coffee Hour: Engaging Students

9:00–10:00AM

In this session we will share strategies and ideas to increase student engagement, no matter how or where students are joining from.

 

Q&A about Strategies and Teaching this Fall

1:00–1:45PM

This open session will explore a variety of teaching strategies and approaches you can use this Fall. The discussion will center around your questions as we consider strategies and solutions. You can also connect to share with colleagues what has been working in your courses.

 

Discussions with In-Person and Remote Students

4:00–4:30PM

This open session will explore rationale and strategies for including discussions in your courses, including how to engage remote students in otherwise in-person classes. 

 

Wednesday September 16th

Working around Classroom Challenges

8:00–8:45AM

This open session will explore a variety of teaching strategies and approaches you can use in classroom settings that don’t ideally map to what you would like to accomplish in your classes.

 

Q&A about Strategies and Teaching this Fall

1:00–1:30PM

This open session will explore a variety of teaching strategies and approaches you can use this Fall. The discussion will center around your questions as we consider strategies and solutions. You can also connect to share with colleagues what has been working in your courses.

 

WAC: Using Zoom Breakout Rooms

3:00–4:00PM

This session will consider how to use Zoom tools for small group work and discussions.

Thursday September 17th

Working around Classroom Challenges

11:30–12:15PM

This open session will explore a variety of teaching strategies and approaches you can use in classroom settings that don’t ideally map to what you would like to accomplish in your classes.

 

Q&A about Strategies and Teaching this Fall

2:00–2:30PM

This open session will explore a variety of teaching strategies and approaches you can use this Fall. The discussion will center around your questions as we consider strategies and solutions. You can also connect to share with colleagues what has been working in your courses.

 

Friday September 18th

Discussions with In-Person and Remote Students

10:30–11:00AM

This session will explore rationale and strategies for including discussions in your courses, including how to engage remote students in otherwise in-person classes. 

 

Working around Classroom Challenges

1:00–1:45PM

This open session will explore a variety of teaching strategies and approaches you can use in classroom settings that don’t ideally map to what you would like to accomplish in your classes.

 

Q&A about Strategies and Teaching this Fall

2:30–3:15PM

This open session will explore a variety of teaching strategies and approaches you can use this Fall. The discussion will center around your questions as we consider strategies and solutions. You can also connect to share with colleagues what has been working in your courses.

 

Monday September 21st

Active Learning in Mixed Modalities

8:30–9:00AM

This session will consider how to incorporate active learning strategies into remote, hybrid, and other modalities. We will share strategies that have worked for Mines faculty and faculty across the country.

 

Q&A about Strategies and Teaching this Fall

11:00–11:30AM

This open session will explore a variety of teaching strategies and approaches you can use this Fall. The discussion will center around your questions as we consider strategies and solutions. You can also connect to share with colleagues what has been working in your courses.

 

Working around Classroom Challenges

1:00–1:45PM

This open session will explore a variety of teaching strategies and approaches you can use in classroom settings that don’t ideally map to what you would like to accomplish in your classes.

 

Tuesday September 22nd

Coffee Hour: Assessments

9:00–10:00AM

In this session we will share strategies for fall 2020 assessment that can make it more meaningful for instructors and students and decrease the likelihood of cheating. 

 

Q&A about Strategies and Teaching this Fall

11:00–11:30AM

This open session will explore a variety of teaching strategies and approaches you can use this Fall. The discussion will center around your questions as we consider strategies and solutions. You can also connect to share with colleagues what has been working in your courses.

 

Working around Classroom Challenges

2:30–3:15PM

This open session will explore a variety of teaching strategies and approaches you can use in classroom settings that don’t ideally map to what you would like to accomplish in your classes.

 

Wednesday September 23rd

Engaging Students

9:00–9:30AM

In this session we will share strategies and ideas to increase student engagement, no matter how or where students are joining from.

 

Q&A about Strategies and Teaching this Fall

1:30–2:15PM

This open session will explore a variety of teaching strategies and approaches you can use this Fall. The discussion will center around your questions as we consider strategies and solutions. You can also connect to share with colleagues what has been working in your courses.

 

WAC: Taking Attendance in Zoom

3:00–4:00PM

Do you know how to take attendance in Zoom? Join to find out! 

 

Thursday September 24th

Working around Classroom Challenges

8:00–8:45AM

This open session will explore a variety of teaching strategies and approaches you can use in classroom settings that don’t ideally map to what you would like to accomplish in your classes.

 

Q&A about Strategies and Teaching this Fall

10:30–11:00AM

This open session will explore a variety of teaching strategies and approaches you can use this Fall. The discussion will center around your questions as we consider strategies and solutions. You can also connect to share with colleagues what has been working in your courses.

 

Ensuring access to Programs, Services, or Activities

11:00AM–12:00PM

In this live webinar, Office of Civil Rights presenters Michael Shay, Rachel Phillips-Cox, and Daniel Kowalski will provide a general overview on academic adjustments and auxiliary aids and services, physical access and web access. REGISTRATION FORM

 

Friday September 25th

Q&A about Strategies and Teaching this Fall

1:00–1:45PM

This open session will explore a variety of teaching strategies and approaches you can use this Fall. The discussion will center around your questions as we consider strategies and solutions. You can also connect to share with colleagues what has been working in your courses.

 

Friday Afternoon Club

3:00–4:00PM

Join us to connect and share with colleagues and celebrate the end of the week! BYOB as you feel appropriate.