TLI Workshop Registration Workshop Descriptions (Summary)
Featured Workshop
Virtual Vol Bootcamp: Canvas Overview Workshop

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This workshop is part of the Virtual Vols Bootcamp. You must register for the bootcamp and a code will be emailed to you. Learn the general framework for creating Canvas course sites that are structured, modular, consistent, user-friendly, and provide an engaging learning experience for your students. Participants will be introduced to a streamlined course template and basic framework to get your course set up quickly and sensibly.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Featured Workshop
Virtual Vol Bootcamp: Managing Your Online Classroom

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This workshop is part of the Virtual Vols Bootcamp. You must register for the bootcamp and a code will be emailed to you. Whether your online class has 25 students or 250, knowing how to manage the virtual classroom is an essential component of promoting an active and inclusive online learning environment. In this workshop, participants will lean strategies for organizing and managing online discussions, how to prevent unwanted visitors in a Zoom class session, and tips for keeping students engaged.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Featured Workshop
Virtual Vol Bootcamp: Online Assessment Workshop

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This workshop is part of the Virtual Vols Bootcamp. You must register for the bootcamp and a code will be emailed to you. Online assessment may require some retooling of your standard assessment measures and techniques. This workshop covers all aspects of assessing your students from quizzing and testing, to projects, and paper. Participants will learn about the assessment tools available to campus including the Canvas Quiz Tool, Akindi, Qualtrics, and tools available for additional protection while administering your online assessments, which are Respondus LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Featured Workshop
Virtual Vol Bootcamp: Zoom Essentials Workshop

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This workshop is part of the Virtual Vols Bootcamp. You must register for the bootcamp and a code will be emailed to you. Participants will learn the mechanics of scheduling meetings, applying security measures to ensure FERPA and HIPPA compliance, and recording and posting Zoom classes. Techniques to manage the online classroom environment and set up breakout rooms for student group work and discussion within Zoom will also be covered.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Best Practices in Online Teaching and Learning

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Over the past twenty years, researchers and practitioners in the field of online education have identified the best pedagogical strategies for delivering a quality online learning experience. In this workshop, participants will learn more about those strategies and how to implement online instructional practices that lead to student success and satisfaction.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Diversi-Tea: Supporting Non-Traditional Students

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In this Diversi-Tea, office directors from Disabilities Services, Veteran Affairs, Academic Transitions, and others will discuss the specific strengths and challenges of non-traditional students and how faculty and staff can support them in their academic journey. This session will be conducted via Zoom: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/420728855.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Equity Minded Mentoring

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Get an introduction to effective mentoring skills and learn how to apply an equity framework to mentor-mentee relationships in this workshop. Specifically you will discuss the role of mentors in doctoral and postdoctoral success, define what equity-mindedness mentoring means, and develop ideas about how to apply equity-minded practice to mentoring. Zoom links will be sent via email once you are registered.

Getting Started Teaching Online

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Interested in teaching online, but not sure where to begin? This workshop will help you take your first steps toward teaching an online class. Participants will be introduced to the course development process, learn details about faculty support resources, and participate in a Q and A with the director of online programs.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Lifelong Learning in the Classroom

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Faculty will be introduced to the idea of life-long learning, its place in experiential learning at UT, and its value for students. This workshop will be conducted via Zoom: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/122302212

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Managing Your Class Online

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Whether your online class has 30 students or 300, knowing how to manage the virtual classroom is an essential component of promoting an active and inclusive online learning environment. In this workshop, participants will learn strategies for organizing and managing online discussions, steps for developing a communications plan, and preventing and handling unexpected classroom behaviors such as unwanted visitors in a Zoom class session.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Network and Mentoring

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Finding a mentor can be very daunting task, especially if you are trying to identify one mentor to meet your every need. Rather than trying to find that “one all be all mentor,” this session will provide insight on how to create your own unique board of directors (mentoring network) to assist you in completing your aspirational goals. Zoom links will be sent to students once registered.

Steps for Transitioning to Online Course Delivery

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The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will transition to online classes following spring break through the end of the semester. Knowing how to quickly transition to online teaching can help you ensure that the University's important teaching and learning missions continue throughout this time. If you haven't taught online before, or if you have and simply want to learn more, please join us to discuss the Steps for Transitioning to Online Course Delivery. Developed in conjunction with OIT Instructional Design and Support, this workshop will cover the essential elements needed to plan and deliver instruction online.

Tips for Teaching Non-Traditional Students Online

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As the university expands online program options, faculty will encounter more non-traditional students in their online and hybrid classes. Non-traditional students are those that didn’t enter college directly from high school and are often older than the average 18-22 year olds. Non-traditional students bring a wide variety of life experiences and backgrounds to the educational environment. Learn strategies for working with this diverse group of learners in online and hybrid settings, and tips for promoting their academic success.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.