April 13: Cultivating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the GSB Classroom – Faculty Showcase

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In this virtual faculty showcase, GSB Amplifier Award nominees and recipients Kate Casey, Szu-chi Huang, and Jann Spiess will share strategies they have used to foster equitable and inclusive classroom environments. You’ll hear about how they included diverse student perspectives, incorporated examples in their teaching that feature underrepresented minorities, and overcame challenges involving sensitive moments in their courses.

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December 8: Faculty Panel – Reconnecting to the Classroom

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In this faculty panel discussion, Matt Abrahams, Dikla Carmel-Hurwitz, and Jungho Choi will share their experiences returning to the in-person classroom during the fall quarter. Join this session to hear their perspectives, lessons learned and strategies they incorporated from teaching online, and their advice for transitioning back to the in-person classroom.

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September 2: Faculty Panel – Returning to the Classroom

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Thinking about how returning to the in-person classroom will be different after teaching online last year? In this virtual panel discussion session, you’ll hear how your faculty colleagues, Steve Callander, Daniela Saban, and Graham Weaver are thinking through the return to in-person teaching in Autumn 2021. Join this discussion to explore lessons and strategies learned from teaching online, preparation for teaching in person, and ways to support students in transitioning back to the in-person teaching environment.

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March 18: Deep Dive – Integrating Discussion Tools into Your Course

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In this workshop, we’ll discuss engaging students with online discussion tools available at the GSB. Teaching and Learning Hub and Technical Resource Group staff will demonstrate using Canvas and Slack discussion tools outside of the Zoom classroom to extend conversations beyond the shortened class time, or to help students collaborate on course projects.

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March 10: Beyond Zoom – Faculty Showcase on Engaging Students in the Online Course

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In this virtual faculty showcase, Becky Lester, Hanno Lustig, and Jesper Sorensen will share practical tips on how they promoted student engagement during and outside of class time. You’ll hear examples of using polls to anchor student attention, extending the conversation out of class time, and creating short interactive videos to help students focus on key ideas and prioritize class time for in-person activities.

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March 23: Teaching with Zoom 2021 Webinar

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Teaching and Learning Hub staff will demonstrate techniques to maximize Zoom for remote teaching. We highly recommend this webinar for instructors at all levels of Zoom expertise, whether you’re looking for a refresher, seeking an introduction to Zoom’s newer features to enhance your teaching, or teaching with Zoom for the first time.

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March 17: Deep Dive – Polling in the Classroom

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Polling is an easy and convenient way to build student engagement and encourage discussions in the classroom, whether your class is in Zoom or on campus. Teaching and Learning Hub and Technical Resource Group staff will cover polling tools, including Zoom polls and Poll Everywhere. We’ll also share tips and tricks for making the most of polling.

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March 16: Deep Dive – Taking Your Course Videos Beyond the Zoom Lecture

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Now that it’s been a full year of teaching with Zoom, you may be ready to try some new ways to teach with video, whether you record them yourself or are using a YouTube video. Learn how to thoughtfully create and incorporate videos into your course to build student engagement outside of class. Teaching and Learning Hub and Technical Resource Group staff will discuss small ways to “flip” your lectures to free up class time for learning activities, how to add self-recorded videos to your Canvas site, as well as several technologies for adding interactivity to videos.

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December 1, 2020: Faculty Panel

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In this virtual panel discussion session, you’ll hear how your fellow faculty, David Demarest, Brandon Gipper, Kristin Hansen, and Rebecca Lester, engaged students and approached challenges in teaching their courses in a virtual learning environment in Autumn 2020. They will share how they promoted student engagement, battled Zoom fatigue, worked together with their instructional teams, set class norms, and prepared their online teaching setup.

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August 26, 2020: Leading Effective Discussions Workshop

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In our Leading Effective Discussions Workshop, you’ll hear a variety of faculty perspectives on how to create a class climate that fosters successful and inclusive discussions. We’ll provide frameworks for meeting facilitation goals and discuss ways to apply them to virtual and hybrid class settings this autumn. This session will be facilitated by TLHub staff and is a collaborative effort with GSB faculty, Kate Casey, Jim Ellis and Rob Siegel.

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