Date: March 19, 2013
To: All UF Graduate Students, Coordinators and Staff
From: UF E-Learning Support Services
RE: UF Professional Development Courses in Teaching Online
You are invited to participate in one or both of the following professional development opportunities:
Assisting with an Online Course
This is an online tutorial that models learning online while teaching you how to make good use of technology to enhance teaching and save time. Experience Sakai from the student perspective, learn how to save time with online classroom management (e.g., discussion boards, grading) , practice pedagogically sound methods for delivering materials online (e.g., creating community, course organization, content presentation), and learn how to avoid copyright issues in online classes.
To enroll in this online tutorial, login to http://lss.at.ufl.edu.
Then, from "My Workspace" tab--
1. Click Membership
2. Click Joinable Sites
3. In the "search" box, type teaching assistant institute [be sure to spell out TA] and click Search
4. The course will appear with a "join" link below the name. Click join. You are now enrolled in the site. The site will appear in your list of active sites.
Completion of this online tutorial developed by the Center for Instructional Technology & Training (CITT) and the UF Libraries counts as two workshops in the Teaching with Technology series of workshops sponsored by the Graduate School and Teaching Center. (See TA Institute Orientation Introduction for certificate criteria.)
Questions: email or call Winnie Cooke [[log in to unmask] or (352) 392-2010]
Navigating Teaching Technologies: Policy & Law
Date: March 27, 2013
Time: 8:30 am - 10:30 am (refreshments at 8:00 am)
Location: Smathers 1
Presenters: Susan Blair, Chief Privacy Officer
Barbara Wingo, Assoc. VP & Deputy General Counsel
Cheryl Granto, Manager IT Risk and Compliance
Jodi Gentry,Director, UF Training and Org. Dev.
Course Number: GET230
Come join your faculty colleagues for a presentation on legal and policy issues impacting teaching today. This two hour program will consist of 90 minutes of presentation and a 30 minute panel discussion including audience Q & A.
With technological advances driving greater change-from access to information, social media and other issues impacting teaching, topics related to privacy, copyright, free speech, and intellectual property are becoming increasingly critical and complex.
Navigating Teaching Technologies: Policy & Law is a seminar addressing how to navigate FERPA, restricted information, distributing grades, guidelines for using online teaching tools, 1st Amendment issues relating to social media and blogs, copyright, recommendation letters, records retention and mobile encryption among other subjects.
Come early starting at 8:00 am for light refreshments and to mingle with your colleagues.
Registration is required. To register, log in to myUFL and navigate to Main Menu > My Self Service > Training and Development > Request Training Enrollment. Search for course number GET230.