Professional Development

Our office will design workshops, on request, on topics related to teaching and learning using technology. In addition, we offer regularly scheduled training on a wide range of teaching and learning issues.

Registration

Training will be offered online. Registration is required for most events. Some events have registration deadlines that will be noted in the training description. 

  • To register, select the name of the training you would like to attend. Registration links will open in Eventbrite. Alternatively, you may visit the TLT Professional Development Event Page to view all current and past events.

Save the Date - Academic Success Lecture

March 26, 2021 | 10 AM - Noon | Speaker: Dr. Kevin Gumienny

The 2021 Academic Success Lecture featuring Dr. Kevin Gumienny is set for Friday, March 26th from 10 AM - Noon. This year's presentation will be held virtually, and will focus on the topics of accessibility and universal design. Learn more about the 2021 Academic Success Lecture.

To register for this event, please visit the ASL Registration page.

Spring 2021 Training

Featured Workshop: Classroom Technology at TWU

This workshop allows you to operate the technology in the classroom including audio and video settings, the projector, the document camera, and how to connect portable devices. There is information to describe teaching and learning activities using classroom technology, learn what to do when you arrive in the classroom, manage audio sources and display the projector during class, and learn what to do before you leave the classroom. 

Start the Classroom Technology at TWU Workshop (Registration is not required.)

Featured Video: Canvas Quick Tips: Course Copy

This Canvas Quick Tips: Course Copy video, you will learn how to copy content from one course into another.

View other videos on the TLT YouTube channel.

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Training TitleDateTimeLocation
Making Documents and Presentations Usable by All Learners Mar. 23 1:00 - 2:00 PM Webinar (Zoom Meeting)
Academic Success Lecture Mar. 26 10 AM - Noon Zoom Meeting
Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR) 2 weeks Apr. 6 - 20 8 - 10 hours per week Online Instructor Led
Get to Know Honorlock Apr. 14 12:00 - 1:00 PM Webinar (Zoom Meeting)

Continuous Online Training and Videos

Canvas for Graduate Assistants

If you plan to use a graduate assistant, let them know about this self-enrolled, online course to get started using Canvas.

Canvas for Graduate Assistants introduces several Canvas features to assistant teaching. Demonstrations and overviews present creating announcements; reviewing quiz, discussion, and assignment settings; and understanding the Gradebook and SpeedGrader; taking Attendance; and previewing with student view. Graduate Assistants will be ready to support their instructor after learning these important Canvas features.

Any GA can self-enroll using these access steps:

  1. Enroll in Canvas for Graduate Assistants [TWU Username and password required for sign-in]
  2. Select the blue button to the right that says "Enroll in Course."
  3. On the next page, select the blue button to the right that says "Go to the Course."

Note: GAs will need a Canvas account to access the training. Any GA that doesn't have a Canvas account should contact the Service Desk.

Getting Started with Canvas Self-Guided Course

This self-guided course will introduce instructors to the Canvas learning management system (LMS) and provide resources on creating, designing, and facilitating Canvas courses at Texas Woman's University. Instructors can move through the content at their own pace and return to content throughout the semester to review. There are five content modules with step-by-step guides and optional videos; helpful checklists for before, during, and after the semester; and links to Canvas and university resources.

Start the Getting Started with Canvas Self-Guided Course

Canvas Training Services Portal

Canvas Training Services Portal offers instructor training webinars. There are over 30 different topics that you can attend online. Sessions are interactive, allow some hands-on experience, and are taught by Canvas trainers. These sessions will allow you to go into greater depth on a variety of topics and trainers will answer a number of questions in the sessions.

Classroom Technology at TWU Workshop

This workshop allows you to operate the technology in the classroom including audio and video settings, the projector, the document camera, and how to connect portable devices. There is information to describe teaching and learning activities using classroom technology, learn what to do when you arrive in the classroom, manage audio sources and display the projector during class, and learn what to do before you leave the classroom.

Start the Classroom Technology at TWU Workshop

TLS Repository@TWU (2020 Teaching & Learning Symposium)

The Office of Teaching and Learning with Technology values the scholarship and creative works presented at the 2020 Teaching and Learning Symposium. Please view these recorded sessions in the TLS Repository@TWU.

Please email TLT@twu.edu if you need any assistance.

Specialized Programs

Faculty Academy

The Faculty Academy is a venue for new online instructors to learn about course design, develop relationships with instructional designers, and become acquainted with current strategies being used online by TWU colleagues. Learn more about the Faculty Academy.

Pioneer Teaching and Learning Academy

The purpose of the Pioneer Teaching and Learning Academy (PTLA) is to provide expert peer support and a forum for growth/enhancement in teaching and learning. Learn more about the Pioneer Teaching and Learning Academy

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