Old Dominion University, Center for Learning and Teaching
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CLT FSC is an opportunity for faculty to share their experience with online teaching and learn from others, through presentations, workshops, and panel discussions.
The theme for the 2021 Faculty Summer Conference is Transforming the Online Student Learning Experience. Since that topic seems more relevant than ever, we’ll continue to focus on how to engage your online students and promote their success. Appropriately, the 2021 conference is online-only. So you can attend presentations, workshops, and panel discussions virtually via Zoom!
At the conference, you'll learn to...
This panel will discuss how we, a small rural college without a professional development center, faced four major challenges as we moved into pandemic teaching: (1) faculty motivation and... (More)
The old professorial paradigms no longer suffice in the online learning scenario. Tips for different approaches to shaping semesters and individual classes: stress relief, focusing and calming techniques, chunking,... (More)
As many courses are being offered in new instructional modalities this fall, now is a great time to review our overall course assessment strategy. Several questions come to mind... (More)
When most of the academic world was thrown into a quick transition from traditional to online courses, the Sentara College of Health Sciences was already there. All courses at... (More)
Modern technology has created a plethora of tools and methods to deliver course content to students. In this session, we'll review both hardware and software options for effective teaching... (More)
This presentation will share a myriad of alternative teaching methodologies that promote student success in the virtual learning environment. There will be an evidence-based discussion on different strategies educators... (More)
Faculty want their students to make connections with the course material as well as stay engaged in each lesson. However, faculty members may be unsure of what tools are... (More)
Are you tired of students citing Study.com, Wikipedia, and “Google”? Why are students citing “CRAP” sources in last-minute, unenthusiastic papers while spending hours on social media generating content for... (More)
Looking ahead to fall 2021, instructors need to be prepared to have students in our classes with perhaps a wider range of preparation, skills, and experience than in pre-pandemic... (More)
The presenters will describe the design and rationale for an international organization’s professional development course for online instruction. Using the lessons we have learned from teaching the Global Society... (More)
In an interesting juxtaposition, we are throwing Power Point to the curb and engaging in an old fashioned “show and tell” of online technologies that can be used to... (More)
At this session, attendees can meet the staff of the Center for Learning and Teaching, ask questions, and learn how to develop online courses with CLT. Also, Academic Technology... (More)
Students who participate in high impact practices (HIPs; e.g., internships, service learning, etc.) are more likely to succeed academically, feel a stronger sense of belonging at their university, and... (More)
This workshop covers collaborative learning for students with learning disabilities, teamwork and communication between the pairs, and strategy of teaching pair programming via zoom breakout rooms in the virtual... (More)
This session will provide an overview of utilizing the Universal Design principle in course design and development. It aims to introduce actionable strategies for educators to apply in their... (More)
Reflection and Responsibility will examine a standard online tool that allows students to assume responsibility for their writing and creates the opportunity for meaningful reflection. Although the process is... (More)
Learn how to make your course more interactive even if you teach a distance learning or a large lecture class! In this session, I will show you how I... (More)
Remote learning has its challenges; however, these concerns are compounded by being in isolation or quarantine. This presentation will focus on the issues faced by students who enter isolation/quarantine... (More)
Over the last two years, our faculty learning community (FLC) met monthly to discuss student engagement in online courses, delving into the peer-reviewed literature and creating an annotated bibliography... (More)
ODU offers a clinical reasoning class for undergraduate Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology students designed to identify and practice thinking skills necessary to create and implement functional, appropriate, and effective speech-language intervention... (More)
In this presentation, the instructor (Dr. Megan McKittrick) and one of her former students (Emma Vlcek) will discuss a client-based service learning course designed to meet the objectives of... (More)
For many moving to remote learning was something new coupled with feelings being excited and anxious by the task. Learning takes patience, risk, and adaptability. The goal of this... (More)
An escape room is a series of puzzles, solved through group work, with each puzzle providing a clue that unlocks a next-level challenge to master. In this presentation, see... (More)
This session will cover an exploration of the possibilities for end-of-semester student ePortfolios in a way that prioritizes self-expression and reflection by approaching it in highly specific, detailed ways. ... (More)
Dr. M'hammed Abdous will deliver closing remarks and announce the date for next year’s conference. Then comes a bit of drama – the Faculty Summer Conference raffle and announcement... (More)