Workshops that the OTL can Customize and offer to Your Department or Unit

The OTL has offered the following workshops in the past and can customize and offer these workshops to your unit/department. We will typically try to find a faculty member in the unit/department to co-facilitate the workshop and provide relevant examples.

Technology workshops:

Canvas Basics

Canvas Advanced

Canvas Assessment Tools

Adobe Connect Basics

Clicker Basics

Using Clickers in the Classroom

Wikis, blogs and other collaborative tools

Exploring Free & Easy Web 2.0 Tools

Social media in the classroom: Using blogs, twitter, and video essays to enhance learning

Integrating video into your classroom


Pedagogy workshops:

Facilitating discussions for critical thinking (classroom or online)

Secrets of effective presentations

Strategies for student groups and teams

Honoring the DU Honor Code

How Learning Works – Research-based principles about how students learn

Why don’t they get it? Understanding how students think

Managing difficult students

Managing laptops and mobile devices in the classroom

Thinking About Teaching an Online Course?

Teaching International Students

Strategies for creating an inclusive classroom

Grading strategies and challenges


If you are interested in a workshop topic not listed above, please contact us.

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