PDC logo

Teaching & Learning Conference

Now in its 14th year, Fredonia's Teaching & Learning Conference will focus on course mode best practices for Fall 2020, and will provide a series of course design activities that can be quickly implemented by faculty. Additional workshops will be offered by academic support services. Join us in this opportunity for exchange of ideas and hands-on practical application, with the ultimate goal of improving the student learning experience for the upcoming semester and beyond.

Teaching & Learning Conference Logo

Course Mode Best Practices and Seven Course Design Activities You Can Accomplish Today

Monday, August 17, 2020 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Academic Support Service Workshops

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Teaching & Learning Conference Schedule


All sessions will be held via Zoom. No registration necessary! Attendance is easy-- visit the Teaching & Learning Conference Schedule and select the corresponding Zoom link for the session(s) you are interested in. Each session has a unique link that will go live at the time the session is scheduled for. (Please note: You will need to be signed in to eServices to view the schedule and access the Zoom links.) All sessions will be recorded for later viewing. Questions? Email pdc-grp@fredonia.edu

Conference Agenda: 

Monday, August 17, 2020

Morning Sessions: Course Mode Best Practices

 9:00 - 9:50 am Remote Course Mode Best Practices Overview
10:00 - 10:50 am AB and ABC Course Mode Best Practices Overview
11:00 - 11:50 am Hybrid Course Mode Best Practices Overview

Break: 12:00 - 12:30

Afternoon Sessions:  Seven Course Design Activities You Can Accomplish Today

12:30 - 1:00 pm Activity One: Upload syllabus and course schedule to OnCourse and manage preloaded template items. Find students who are enrolled and communicate with the entire class or individuals.
1:00 - 1:30 pm  Activity Two: Using Google Slides for Engagement in Remote, Hybrid, and AB/ABC Courses
1:30 - 2:00 pm Activity Three: Hide/show content to students in OnCourse, move items around in Oncourse, and make use of topic areas. Link to a YouTube video or URL in OnCourse
2:00 - 2:30 pm  Activity Four: Using Google Docs for organization and housekeeping in Remote, Hybrid, and AB/ABC Courses
2:30 - 3:00 pm Activity Five: Using library resources with your remote students. Link to an article(s) in the library database using the article’s permalink and the URL tool in OnCourse
3:00 -3:30 pm Activity Six: Use the Assignment tool in Oncourse to create an activity or assessment submitted using a dropbox that includes a start, end, and late options. Use the calendar to schedule a due date for an item.
3:30 - 4:00 pm  Activity Seven: Use Discussions Boards in OnCourse

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

10:00 - 10:50 am

Fredonia's Students of Concern Team - Helping Students and Those Who Care About Them

11:00 - 11:50 am  Services to Support Your Teaching: Academic Advising, Student Tutoring, and Disability Support Services

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

10:00 - 10:50 am Starfish Basics 
11:00 - 11:50 am  TBD