April 2022 Teaching Professional Development Events – Engage & Learn!

Teaching faculty, mark your calendar!

Engage with colleagues in one or more of the following events brought to you by the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) Fellows Program partners in the CTL, Academic Technologies, and Ecampus. For the full Spring listing, go to Faculty Training Opportunities.

April 6 calendar page

Meet Ally, OSU’s New Accessibility Tool for Canvas

Register. Wednesday, April 6, at 2 to 2:30 pm. A new accessibility platform called Ally is now in Canvas. Join us for an overview of Ally’s tools for all faculty and students.

April 15 calendar page

CTL Sparkshop: Demystifying Peer Observation of Teaching

Register. Wednesday, April 15, at 12 to 12:45 pm. Do you want to harness the benefits of peer observation of teaching to improve the quality of teaching and promote student learning success? Join Funmi Amobi, Weiwei Zhang, Cub Kahn, and Cheridy Aduviri for an enlightening discussion of best approaches to implementing formative and summative peer observations.

April 20 & 21 calendar page

Teaching with Media: Liven up your Lecture Videos!

Two sessions available.

Register for Wednesday, April 20, at 2 to 3:00 pm OR Register for Thursday, April 21, at 10 to 11:00 am

Discover new ways to create more interactive and engaging lecture videos as you blend synchronous and asynchronous learning activities in your Corvallis and Cascades campus courses. The Faculty Media Center and CTL invite all faculty and GTAs to a one-hour Zoom workshop.

April 26 calendar page

Spring ‘22 CTL Resilient Teaching Symposium

Register. Tuesday, April 26, at 3:30 p.m. Inara Scott, Assistant Dean for Teaching and Learning Excellence in the College of Business, and a faculty panel will address effective strategies to build and sustain resilience in our teaching practices. Attendees will have opportunities to reflect and share their perspectives on resilience.

April 28 calendar page

Canvas Gradebook

Register. Thursday, April 28, at 2 to 2:30 pm

In this workshop, we will give an overview of Canvas Gradebook including the new Filter functionality.

Want to tailor professional development for your college or academic unit?

Reach out to your college’s CTL Fellow(s) or contact the CTL Fellow Program Coordinator. Current CTL Fellows may be offering college or academic unit specific events in addition to the above. CTL Fellows are here to explore how to foster pedagogical successes in the colleges and are ready for discussion!

Additional resources are available on the CTL website and via one-on-one consults.

Don’t have time to attend? Explore pedagogical resources at your pace on the CTL website. Got a question, but not sure where to go? Start here! 

Meet the 21-22 Center for Teaching and Learning Fellows followed by pictures of each of the CTL Fellows
Center for Teaching and Learning Entrance
photo credits: Cub Kahn