Monday’s Academic Resources Conference schedule

Join the Office of Instructional Resources and campus partners for today’s Academic Resources Conference online in the Zoom platform. Here is what you can expect:

  • LinkedIn Learning Challenge #1: “Digital Citizenship” by Oliver Schinkten. This course will be a review for most instructors, but it’s worth your time to check it out because it would be an excellent module for many classes.  Total time: 1 hour 30 minutes. WSU employees receive LinkedIn Learning access as a benefit. Please sign up before accessing.
  • OLC Conference Recorded Session Suggestion #1: Fight: Personalize the Protest with Antiracism and Universal Design for Learning with Andratesha Fritzgerald, President of Building Blocks of Brilliance. This session focuses on working to enact an antiracist strategy in the classroom. You must register for the conference to access this recording. Registration link is only for Wichita State employees.
  • Suggested ARC Recording from Previous Conference or Event:  Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Sciences with Dr. Corrie Moreau, Professor of Arthropod Biosystematics and Biodiversity at Cornell University. Dr. Moreau was a guest of the Biology Department in spring, 2021.

9-9:50 a.m. (Vendor Hour): ProctorU Presents: Privacy and Online Proctoring.  Since COVID, online proctoring has stepped into the limelight. This session will introduce the topic of online proctoring and privacy and how human proctoring fits into the mix.  Add to Calendar (or) access directly.

10-10:50 a.m. (Rapid Sessions): Three sessions, each 15 minutes long.  Come for the first, stay for the Rest! Topics: About the Blackboard Retention Center with Carolyn Speer; About Blackboard Rubrics with Mary Morriss; About the Blackboard Goals Tool with Carolyn Speer.  Add to Calendar (or) access directly.

11-11:50 a.m.: What Gamers can Teach Us About Streaming and Recording Interactive and Engaging Lectures with John Hammer.   Add to Calendar (or) access directly.

Noon-12:50 p.m. (Panel Hour): What will You “Keep” from Your COVID Remote Experience, faculty panel.  Links coming soon: Add to Calendar (or) access directly.

1-1:50 p.m.: Advanced Issues with Title IX Compliance and Enforcement with Sara Zafar.  Add to Calendar (or) access directly.

2-2:50 p.m.: Book Discussion on Super Courses with Mark Porcaro. This is a book discussion, so please have a look at the book before you attend if possible. University Libraries has a paper copy and an ebook version available, and it’s also available as an audiobook on Audible if you have an account. We will discuss this book and what we think of it. This book is available through Amazon or Audible and will soon be available through the University Libraries. Add to Calendar (or) access directly.

3:-3:30 p.m. (Free Stuff for WSU Employees): Meet Your Free Software: What You Can Get Simply by Working at WSU, panel discussion with ITS professionals. Are you unsure what software you can download free as a WSU employee? Not sure why you might even want to change from “one version of Word to another” or try out a new program? Come to this quick session to learn more and get to upgrade your system! Add to Calendar (or) access directly.