Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching

    One-on-One Consultations

    Now, you can easily schedule one-on-one consultations with a CELT consultant by using the new booking tool. CELT consultants generally provide three types of one-on-one consultations.

    • Course Design: Course design or addressing teaching/learning challenges such as writing objectives, designing learning activities, designing a face to face or online course, or engaging students.
    • Educational Technology: Integrating technology into your teaching, including helping you choose technology that bests supports your teaching style and skill level. Examples include using Kaltura, Camtasia, Brightspace, GoReact, and virtual classroom tools for teaching.
    • SoTL: Classroom teaching-related research project and scholarly writing.

    To book a consultation, please click one of the links below. If the one-on-one session times do not work for you try the next person

    Katie: Book a consultation with Katie

    Guieswende: Book a consultation with Guieswende

    Rachel: Book a consultation with Rachel

    Amit: Book a consultation with Amit

    Heidi: Book a consultation with Heidi

    Fall Workshops

    NOTE: Meeting room links will populate in your email after you have registered for the workshop

    November

    How to Transfer Quizzes from Documents into Brightspace

    Time: November 4, 2020, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm, Online: Click here to register

    Facilitators: Guieswende Rouamba, CELT Instructional Consultant/Designer, Rachel Ramsey, CELT Instructional Consultant/Designer, Scott Vitz, ITS Academic Technology Consulting

    Looking to save time when designing your quizzes in Brightspace? Join us in this hands-on workshop to learn about two tools Brightspace Quiz Converter and Respondus 4.0) to convert and transfer your quiz questions from documents to Brightspace. It is highly recommended to come with a set of quiz questions and download Respondus 4.0 prior to the workshop. You will have to sign in with your Purdue Career Account information to download Response.

    Brightspace Course Navigation and Organization

    Time: November 9, 2020, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm, Online: Click here to register

    Facilitators: Rachel Ramsey, CELT Instructional Consultant/Designer, Heidi Jung, CELT Instructional Consultant/Designer

    Join this session for an overview of the Brightspace content area. The facilitators will share organizational strategies for your learning materials and activities that support student learning.

    Open Lab: Brightspace Quizzes

    Time: November 10, 2020, 11:00 pm - 12:00 pm, Online: Click here to register

    Facilitators: Amit Chauhan, CELT Instructional Technology Consultant, Rachel Ramsey, CELT Instructional Consultant/Designer

    During this open lab, we will answer your questions related to the Brightspace Quiz tool.

    Open Lab: Brightspace Gradebook

    Time: November 11, 2020, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Online: Click here to register

    Facilitators: Amit Chauhan, CELT Instructional Technology Consultant, Guieswende Rouamba, CELT Instructional Consultant/Designer

    During this open lab, we will answer questions related to the Gradebook in Brightspace.

    Using Turnitin to Enhance Academic Integrity

    Time: November 11, 2020, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm, Online: Click here to register

    Facilitators: Guieswende Rouamba, CELT Instructional Consultant/Designer, Rachel Ramsey, CELT Instructional Consultant/Designer, Amit Chauhan, CELT Instructional Technology Consultant

    Academic dishonesty is a growing issue in our educational system. In this workshop we will talk about how to link Turnitin with your assignments and how to interpret the results.

    Brightspace Rubric Basics

    Time: November 18, 2020, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm, Online: Click here to register

    Facilitators: Guieswende Rouamba, CELT Instructional Consultant/Designer, Heidi Jung, CELT Instructional Consultant/Designer

    During this one hour session, you will learn the basics of the Brightspace rubrics tool and how you can use it to support student learning.

    Open Lab: Rubrics and Assignment Grading

    Time: November 20, 2020, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm, Online: Click here to register

    Facilitators: Rachel Ramsey, CELT Instructional Consultant/Designer, Guieswende Rouamba, CELT Instructional Consultant/Designer, Heidi Jung, CELT Instructional Consultant/Designer

    During this open lab, we will answer questions related to assignment rubrics and grading in Brightspace.

    December

    Resilient Teaching Seminar

    Time: December 2, 2020, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, Online: Click here to register

    Lead Facilitators: Katie Jia, CELT Associate Director and Heidi Jung, Instructional Consultant/Design

    VCAA Drummond noted in OAA Memorandum 20-09, “...all faculty are strongly encouraged to consider/prepare potential online and hybrid alternative assignments, assessments, ways of accessing content, and communication strategies for their fall courses.”

    CELT’s three-hour Resilient Teaching Seminar (RTS) is designed with this in mind.  RTS will assist Purdue University Fort Wayne instructors in designing a learning experience with the flexibility and preparedness to adjust teaching approaches during unexpected crisis situations. This seminar focuses on building a course roadmap with a mixed modality action plan. Activities include drafting a plan for one class session for resilient teaching for a future course.

    Creating Instructional Videos with Camtasia

    Time: December 4, 2020, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Online: Click here to register

    Facilitator: Katie Jia, CELT Associate Director

    Learn to create effective instructional videos as simple as possible. Capturing and recording what is on your computer screen for students can be a powerful visual teaching tool. With Camtasia you can easily capture and record activities on your desktop, with audio narration and visual enhancements. You can also assemble existing media such as videos, audios and images to create a new video. This webinar focuses on the most commonly used editing features of Camtasia for creating effective instructional videos.

    Before the session, please install Camtasia on your computer. If you are using a university-owned computer, please use the Software center. If you want to install on your personal computer, visit the Purdue University Community Hub. You will use your Purdue Career Account to login.

    If you have any trouble installing Camtasia, please contact the helpdesk.

    Open Lab: Reorganize Courses Migrated from Blackboard

    Time: December 8, 2020, 10:30 am - 11:30 am, Online: Click here to register

    Facilitators: Heidi Jung, CELT Instructional Consultant/Designer, Rachel Ramsey, CELT Instructional Consultant/Designer

    In this session, we will provide support and answer your questions related to working with your migrated courses from Blackboard now in Brightspace. Please watch the following video recording prior to attending: Course Migration from Blackboard to Brightspace (webinar)

    Open Lab: Brightspace Gradebook

    Time: December 9, 2020, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Online: Click here to register

    Facilitators: Amit Chauhan, CELT Instructional Technology Consultant, Guieswende Rouamba, CELT Instructional Consultant/Designer

    During this open lab, we will answer questions related to the Gradebook in Brightspace.

    Creating and Grading GoReact Assignments

    Time: December 9, 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Online: Click here to register

    Facilitators: Katie Jia, CELT Associate Director, Heidi Jung, CELT Instructional Consultant/Designer

    Before you join the session, please watch the full faculty training recording on August 20th: https://goreact.wistia.com/medias/bgfxl3swx5.

    During this one-hour session, the facilitators will explain the different GoReact assignment types. Then the presenters will demonstrate how to create a standard private video assignment, close/open peer review assignment and multiple camera (web conference) assignment within Brightspace. Practical considerations will also be shared for assignment design and management.