Faculty/Staff Development

Title III Professional Development Webinar Series Presents 

For more information: Call 615-963-7160

Available On Demand

Additional Webinar offerings:

On-demand – Title III (Magna 20-minute Mentors) – “Tools for Your Classroom”
E-mail psims@tnstate.edu to schedule a viewing at your convenience.

• Session 1: Teaching Strategies I (60 minutes)
1. Should I Take Attendance?
2. How Can I Learn Student Names?
3. How Do I Assign Students to Groups?

• Session 2: Teaching Strategies II (60 minutes)
1. How Do I Get Students to Read Their Assignments Before Class?
2. How Do I Use VoiceThread for Online Student Discussions?
3. How Can I Use Voice Feedback to Improve Student Learning?

• Session 3: Assessment (Evaluating Student Performance) (60 minutes)
1. How Should I Respond to Wrong (or Not Very Good) Answers?
2. What Are My Multiple Choice Test Results Telling Me? (Improving the Use of Multiple-choice questions)
3. What Are My Rubric Results Telling Me? (Developing Effective Rubrics)

• Session 4: Planning (60 minutes)
1. How Can I Clarify Fuzzy Learning Goals?
2. What Can I Learn From Student Ratings?
3. Learner-Centered Teaching—Where Should I Start?

• Session 5: Innovative Learning Strategies (40 minutes)
1. How Flexible Should I Be With Non-Traditional Students?
2. How Can I Promote Deep, Lasting Student Learning?

• Session 6: 10 Ways to Engage Your Students on the First Day of Class (90 minutes)

Magna Tools For Your Classroom


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