Everything you wanted to know about OERs but were afraid to ask: From Ground Zero to Implementation and Beyond
Are you thinking of utilizing open education resources (OERs), in lieu of a textbook? Do you want more information of how to start the process? Are you wondering about the benefits and barriers? If you answered yes, this interactive presentation is for you. Participants will discuss redesigning a course using OERs, examine benefits and barriers, and review student and faculty feedback about the pros and cons.
This tool integrates nicely with Brightspace and allows students to work on basic writing issues like grammar, punctuation, and citation at their own pace. This presentation will demonstrate how InQuizitive works and guide attendees through the process of setting it up in a new course.
This workshop will present critical information for faculty and staff on accommodating students with documented disabilities. After the presentation, faculty should be able to:
•A – Address the issues head on;
•B – Balance the needs of the student with the expectations of the class;
•C – Communicate with the student to minimize problems and offer solutions.
Dr. Neil Rigole and Mr. Jon Coder will be presenting a workshop titled “Best Practices for Teaching a V-con Class”. This 75-minute workshop will be presented from the Macon campus on November 15th and will be available through video conference on all other campuses. Additional information and the ability to register are available through the link below.
This workshop will focus on the “dos and don’ts” of videoconferencing classroom instruction across the campuses of Middle Georgia State University. Strategies related to increasing student engagement and overcoming obstacles will be addressed. Attendees will leave with best practices gleaned from experience and research that can be used to help increase student and faculty achievement and success.
Do you ever use audiovisual resources to teach your class? Do you assign films for your students to watch? If so, the Library and SSC can assist you in your search for digitized videos. Come learn about in-class and out-of-class video resources offered by the MGA Library and Student Success Center. The workshop will cover Films on Demand, Swank Digital Campus, and in-house SSC streaming.
Presenters: Robin Grant and Paul Johnson