Sharing innovations, technologies, and best practices in the teaching and learning space.
The CTEL Speaker Series is focused on presentations and group discussions around learning science and technology.
We welcome community suggestions on topics, presenters, and projects. Please feel free to share with us any topics you would like to see presented. This may include topics you want to present, topics you would like others to present, or general themes you would like to see included.
If you have any questions about the CTEL Speaker Series, please do not hesitate to reach out to us.
The Meinersmann-Randall Transformed Model of Nursing Education
Wednesday, November 6th
1pm to 2:30pm
Room 213 Abromson Center
Join Dr. Krista Meinersmann and Dr. Carla Randall as they share their transformed model of nursing education addressing critical issues and concerns facing nursing education today. The M-R TMNE relies on the use of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), prior learning assessment, comprehensive testing, the flipped classroom methodology, and extensive simulation and clinical-based hands-on learning.
Using Research About Online Learning to Inform Online Teaching Practice
Wednesday, October 23rd
1pm to 2:30pm
301 Bailey Hall, Gorham Campus
Faculty members Rachel Brown-Chidsey and Walter Kimball share online learning research findings and the resulting teaching practices that have had staying power in their online courses. Special emphasis will be placed on synchronizing varied elements of the online learning environment, the organization of course content, and teacher presence.
Things We Wish That We Knew When We Went On-line For the First Time
Wednesday, September 18th
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Thinking about developing an on-line course? Wondering what you should know as you consider embarking down this path? A panel of four people, two who have created multiple on-line courses, two who have just finished creating their first, will discuss what they wished they knew from the get-go. This faculty panel discussion will be facilitated by Rob Sanford. Panel discussion participants also include: John Broida, Betty Robinson, & Libby Biischof.
Grading of Essay Exams by Machines
by John Broida, PhD
Wednesday, June 11th
1:00-2:30 PM, 5th Floor Glickman Library
Presentation on the use of computers to automate grading of student essays, in particular the SAGrader tool.
The State of Discussion and Critical Thinking
by Leonard Shedletsky, PhD
Wednesday, June 26th
1:00-2:30 PM. Abromson Center
Explore the good, the bad, and the ugly of discussions and gain a keener ability to think about your own discussions.