Wednesday’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 No. 3: Becoming Indistractable with Nir Eyal and Arianna Huffington. This is another short course (32 minutes) and will be invaluable for both instructors and students. Take this course for yourself now, and use this course later in your own classes! WSU employees receive LinkedIn Learning access as a benefit. Please sign up before accessing.
  • OLC Conference Recorded Session Suggestion #3: Building 21st Century Skills for All Learners with Patrick Dempsey of the Office of Digital Teaching at Loyola University Maryland and Matthew Aranda, from Micro-credentialing at Education Design Lab. This session has some interesting statistics and some ideas for addressing the “massive skills gap” they discuss in the presentation. You must register for the conference to access this recording. The registration link is only for Wichita State employees.
  • Suggested ARC Recording from Previous Conference or Event: Running Effective Discussions Online with John Jones. This is one of our most popular sessions in any ARC, and since we are not offering it live, we wanted to make it available as a recording. This is from the June 2020 ARC.

9-9:50 a.m. (Vendor Hour): Panopto Presents: Panopto Tips and Tricks. Panopto is a powerful video creation and hosting platform, and if you are just getting started with it, you are likely not aware of all the cool things it can do. Come to this vendor presentation on the unexpected tricks in Panopto. Add to Calendar (or) access directly.

10-10:50 a.m. (Rapid Sessions): Three sessions, each 15 minutes long. LightBoard Studios with John Jones, Master Classroom Capabilities with Ryan Corcoran, and Understanding the Zoom-to-Panopto Integration with Carolyn Speer. Add to Calendar (or) access directly.

11-11:50 a.m.: Using GoodNotes on iPad as an infinite, Flexible, Shareable Whiteboard for Remote or In-Person Teaching with David MacDonald. Add to Calendar(or) access directly.

Noon-12:50 p.m. (Panel Hour): Meet Your Ultra Pilots! Panel discussion with instructors who have piloted the Ultra classroom. Want to know the real story? Come ask and participate! Add to Calendar (or) access directly.

1-1:50 p.m.: Library Services for Savvy Instructors with Angela Paul. Your University Libraries have so much good content and so many services. Are you getting what you could be? Savvy instructors leverage resrouces at hand, and this session will help you better understand what is available to you as a WSU instructor. Add to Calendar (or) access directly.

2-2:50 p.m.: 21st Century Workforce Skills with John Jones. This session will be designed to be a discussion about research into necessary 21st-century skills. Come prepared to interact and discuss these topics with other interested instructors. Add to Calendar (or) access directly.

3-3:30 p.m. (Free Stuff for WSU Employees and Students): Meet LinkedIn Learning: You’re Ready to Use Option with Carolyn Speer. Carolyn will share how she uses LinkedIn Learning in her classes, where she leverages this content for both classroom assignments and extra credit. Do you want to know more about LinkedIn Learning but just haven’t found the time? This session is for you. Add to Calendar or access directly.