June 29, 2021 — In May, Wichita State University began the transition from the Blackboard platform to the Ultra platform. The complete transition will take more than a year and a half, but you may have noticed significant changes already.
May 5, 2021 — The Academic Resources Conference will host four panel discussions noon to 12:50 May 17-20 via Zoom. May 17: “What will you keep from your COVID Remote Experience?” a faculty panel. Speakers include Jay Price, Cynorra Jackson, David MacDonald, and Jacie Green. Add to calendar or access directly. May 18: “What Students Want Professors to Know,” moderated by Carolyn Shaw with student panelists. Come hear from students across the spectrum about their experiences in class and what they would like their instructors to know. Add to calendar or access directly. May 19: “Meet Your Ultra Pilots!,” a panel discussion with Ultra … Continue reading "Lunch-and-listen panel discussions"
May 3, 2021 — 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 #2: Design Your First Infographic with Nigel French. This is a short course (only 21 minutes!) but it goes over the theory of infographics and gives basic design tips. This is a great session to pair up with the sessions for today! WSU employees receive LinkedIn Learning access as a benefit. Please sign up before accessing. OLC Conference Recorded Session Suggestion #2: Creative Strategies for Equitable Engagement in Online Classes with Tazin … Continue reading "Tuesday’s Academic Resources Conference schedule"
May 3, 2021 — 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 … Continue reading "Monday’s Academic Resources Conference schedule"