Upcoming Events

**Please note: All events are remote unless otherwise indicated**

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Spring 2021

February

EFOL – Engineering and Facilitating Online Learning

February 15th–March 21

We are pleased to offer you an opportunity to learn how to successfully design and facilitate online courses. We are offering a paced, asynchronous online course entitled Engineering and Facilitating Online Learning (EFOL) for you to experience online learning from the perspective of a learner as you work through your initial course design aspects. This five-week online course for faculty is intended to support the development of the highest-quality online courses. Completion of this course is required before building or teaching an online course at Mines in order to meet our regional accreditation regulations. Please see further information about the course in the Info/Registration link. 

WAC with DSS and MTC

Wednesday February 24th

3:00–4:00PM

Join us for Wednesday Afternoon Club, an informal session to catch up with colleagues and friends and share ideas, experiences, opportunities, and challenges! This week we will have a combined session with Disability Support Services and the Mines Testing Center. Bring questions and a beverage.

March

Coffee Hour – Open Educational Resources with Emily Bongiovanni

Tuesday March 2nd

9:00–10:00AM

Emily Bongiovanni, Scholarly Communications Librarian faculty, will share information about Open Educational Resources at Mines and how they can improve your courses and reduce costs for students. Bring your questions!

Brainstorming for Large Classes

Thursday March 4th

8:30–9:30 AM

Idea-sharing and troubleshooting sessions specifically for those teaching large classes. This is a standing meeting every other Thursday morning during the SP 21 semester. We welcome you to join the conversation at any time.

Building Quizzes in Canvas

Friday March 5th

10:00–11:00 AM 

This workshop is an introduction to structuring assessments through the Quiz function in Canvas. Be prepared for hands-on practice and a followup Q&A session.

Strategy Share-a-Thon

Tuesday March 9th

1:00–2:00 PM

This 1-hour session will include a series of lightning talks from faculty highlighting successful strategies they have used in their courses. Be on the lookout for a call for proposals and plan to attend to get some great ideas!

WAC

Wednesday March 10th

3:00–4:00PM

Join us for Wednesday Afternoon Club, an informal session to catch up with colleagues and friends and share ideas, experiences, opportunities, and challenges!

Coffee Hour

Tuesday March 16th

9:00–10:00AM

Join us for an informal session to share ideas, experiences, opportunities, and challenges with other faculty and Trefny friends.

Brainstorming for Large Classes

Thursday March 18th

8:30–9:30 AM

Idea-sharing and troubleshooting sessions specifically for those teaching large classes. This is a standing meeting every other Thursday morning during the SP 21 semester. We welcome you to join the conversation at any time.

Student Panel – Lessons Learned from Remote

Friday March 19th

2:00–3:00 PM

Hear Mines students share elements of remote learning that they would like to see incorporated into future learning experiences at Mines.

WAC

Wednesday March 24th

3:00–4:00PM

Join us for Wednesday Afternoon Club, an informal session to catch up with colleagues and friends and share ideas, experiences, opportunities, and challenges!

April

Brainstorming for Large Classes

Thursday April 1st

8:30–9:30 AM

No April fool’s here! Idea-sharing and troubleshooting sessions specifically for those teaching large classes. This is a standing meeting every other Thursday morning during the SP 21 semester. We welcome you to join the conversation at any time.

Coffee Hour – Library Course Readings and Resources

Tuesday April 6th

9:00–10:00AM

Join faculty Chris Thiry, Map and GIS Librarian, and Lisa Nickum, Systems Discovery Librarian, as they discuss Course Readings – a Canvas plugin to help you organize and prepare resources for your upcoming courses – and other library support. Bring your questions!

WAC

Wednesday April 14th

3:00–4:00PM

Join us for Wednesday Afternoon Club, an informal session to catch up with colleagues and friends and share ideas, experiences, opportunities, and challenges!

Brainstorming for Large Classes

Thursday April 15th

8:30–9:30 AM

Idea-sharing and troubleshooting sessions specifically for those teaching large classes. This is a standing meeting every other Thursday morning during the SP 21 semester. We welcome you to join the conversation at any time.

Coffee Hour

Tuesday April 20th

9:00–10:00AM

Join us for an informal session to share ideas, experiences, opportunities, and challenges with other faculty and Trefny friends.

Student Panel – Learning Experiences for Future Careers

Thursday April 22nd

2:00–3:00 PM

Hear from Mines students directly about the types of learning experiences at Mines that they feel will be most useful for their future careers. 

Designing Authentic Assessments Workshop

Tuesday April 27th

10:00–11:00AM

How can assessment items be made more authentic? Join us as we gain hands-on practice sourcing authentic tasks and translating them to course assessments.

WAC

Wednesday April 28th

3:00–4:00PM

Join us for Wednesday Afternoon Club, an informal session to catch up with colleagues and friends and share ideas, experiences, opportunities, and challenges!

Brainstorming for Large Classes

Thursday April 29th

8:30–9:30 AM

Idea-sharing and troubleshooting sessions specifically for those teaching large classes. This is a standing meeting every other Thursday morning during the SP 21 semester. We welcome you to join the conversation at any time.

May

Coffee Hour

Tuesday May 4th

9:00–10:00AM

Join us for an informal session to share ideas, experiences, opportunities, and challenges with other faculty and Trefny friends.

WAC

Wednesday May 12th

3:00–4:00PM

Join us for Wednesday Afternoon Club, an informal session to catch up with colleagues and friends and share ideas, experiences, opportunities, and challenges!

Brainstorming for Large Classes

Thursday May 13th

8:30–9:30 AM

Last one for the semester! Idea-sharing and troubleshooting sessions specifically for those teaching large classes. This is a standing meeting every other Thursday morning during the SP 21 semester. We welcome you to join the conversation at any time.

Summer 2021

EFOL – Engineering and Facilitating Online Learning

May 17th–June 20th

We are pleased to offer you an opportunity to learn how to successfully design and facilitate online courses. We are offering a paced, asynchronous online course entitled Engineering and Facilitating Online Learning (EFOL) for you to experience online learning from the perspective of a learner as you work through your initial course design aspects. This five-week online course for faculty is intended to support the development of the highest-quality online courses. Completion of this course is required before building or teaching an online course at Mines in order to meet our regional accreditation regulations. Please see further information about the course in the Info/Registration link.

Coffee Hour

Tuesday May 18th

9:00–10:00AM

Join us for an informal session to share ideas, experiences, opportunities, and challenges with other faculty and Trefny friends.

WAC

Wednesday May 26th

3:00–4:00PM

Join us for Wednesday Afternoon Club, an informal session to catch up with colleagues and friends and share ideas, experiences, opportunities, and challenges!