Fall 2022 Faculty Webinars

The Courseware Team has been hosting a series of Zoom webinars for faculty in Fall of 2022.

Upcoming Webinars

 

Peer Review Options

Description:Students discussing work
Peer review allows students to provide feedback on others’ work, and it can play an important role in integrating course content and developing students’ critical thinking skills. But setting up peer review assignments can sometimes be tricky. This session will provide an overview of peer review options available at Wharton, including Canvas Peer Review, Feedback Fruits’ Peer Review, and discussions for ad-hoc peer review. We’ll also discuss strategies for developing peer review activities that will generate substantive, constructive feedback that students can use.

Date and Time

Friday, Dec. 09, 2022

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

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Previous Webinars

How to Have a Well-Designed Canvas Site

Description:Ferris wheel at sunset
Improve the accessibility, navigation, and overall effectiveness of your course site with simple techniques and tips. This session will show you how to share course materials through Canvas using modules, customize the course navigation menu, check the accessibility of your site, and create an overall, easy experience for you and your students.

Date and Time

Friday, Aug 26, 2022

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

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Using Discussion Tools Effectively

Description:Four adults in a conference room
Discussions can be an important way to build connection among students, foster inclusivity, and integrate knowledge in a course. This session will provide an overview of several discussion tool options available at Wharton (including Canvas Discussions, Harmonize, and Ed Discussions) and the appropriate use cases for them (graded discussion activities, group discussions, reflection activities, Q&A boards). We’ll also discuss strategies for intentionally creating effective discussion assignments that will lead to robust student engagement.

Date and Time

Friday, Sept. 9, 2022

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

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 Academic Integrity

Description: Graphic of a computer with confidential stamps on the screen
Ensuring academic integrity in your course can be fraught with challenges, particularly when teaching a course with online assessments, but there are there specific steps you can take to help your students abide by the University’s Code of Academic Integrity or MBA Code of Ethics.

During this session, we’ll describe the tools and best practices that can give you more control over academic integrity and discourage cheating for quizzes, assignments, and exams. The webinar will include information on how to use Turnitin, Respondus LockDown Browser, and the built-in Quiz and Assignment tools in Canvas.

Date and Time

Friday, Oct 28, 2022

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

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New Quizzes for Final Exams 

Description:student taking online quiz
This session will focus on building exams with New Quizzes, the improved quiz engine in Canvas. We’ll cover the new question types and settings, how to use item banks to create variation, and ways to increase exam security through settings and Canvas-integrated tools.

Date and Time

Friday, Nov. 18, 2022

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

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Content Management Options

Description:Fence with a line of index cards held up by clothespins
Get ready for Spring 2023 with this session on course content platforms, their features, and the way they work with Canvas. We’ll provide overviews of department guidelines, policies, and best practices regarding requesting a Study.net course site, Harvard Business School Publishing (HBSP)-related content, and using Lippincott Library e-reserves. The webinar will include a Q&A session to ask any course content-related questions.

Date and Time

Friday, Dec. 02, 2022

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

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Questions about our webinar series? Contact us at courseware@wharton.upenn.edu.