• October 23, 2014
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

This workshop will help instructions utilize Michaelsen’s 4S application activity technique to connected questions with content and stimulate higher order thinking using Bloom’s Cognitive Taxonomy and action verbs. Time will also be provided to write and critique potential questions.

  • October 23, 2014
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Collaborative learning in higher education is an umbrella term that subsumes numerous formal and informal techniques where learners engage in a common task and have some degree of interdependence. It is rooted in the notion that learning is an active … Continue reading

  • October 27, 2014
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Until just a few years ago, traditional face-to-face courses at USA were designated as “Lecture” courses.  Now, however, they are called “web-enhanced.”  Are your traditional courses “web-enhanced”?  What does “web-enhanced” even mean?  This workshop will look at ways to use … Continue reading

  • October 30, 2014
    12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Ever wondered how to create a website with the ease and convenience of simply adding to a blog?  This workshop will get you started with WordPress, showing you how it works as a blog but also how to add easily … Continue reading

  • November 3, 2014
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Are you tired of “plain old” Power Point presentations? Add Prezi power! Prezi is an internet-based free* software that allows you to create dynamic and attention-grabbing presentations. In this hands-on workshop, learn how to create a free public account and … Continue reading

  • November 4, 2014
    9:30 am - 11:00 am

Making Instructional Videos with Camtasia Relay Research indicates that presenting your content through a variety of media formats increases learning and retention. You can engage students in your online class by creating instructional videos. In this workshop you will learn how … Continue reading

  • November 5, 2014
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This panel discussion, led by Phil Carr and Julie Estis, will continue the discussion started last spring about how we can make the GenEd requirement at USA a more fruitful and valuable experience for students and faculty. Panelists TBD