OTLE's Faculty Learning Community is a series of monthly discussions intended to help new and first-time faculty improve their teaching practice, course design, and program success. 

Course Planning

Video — Course Planning

Video — Course Design from a Student Perspective

Video — Brightspace Gradebooks: Points vs. Weighted

Video — First Day Classroom Activities

Checking for Understanding & Providing Feedback

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Video — Samantha Balemba on using Kahoot

Video — Samantha Balemba on using Jeopardy

Video — Lindsey Brandt-Bennett on using Minute Papers

Video — Lanny Wilke on Grade Check Assignments

Promoting Active Learning

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Video — Joey Todd on Project-Based Learning

Video — Valerie Guyant on "Think, Pair, Share"

Video — Caleb Hutchins on Problem-Solving Scenarios  

Video — Kevin Holzworth on Student Video Demonstrations

Closing the Loop with Course Feedback and Data

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Video — Charlie Mack on Brightspace Quiz Statistics

Video — Randy Bachmeier on Creating a Teaching Reflection Routine

Video — Steven Don on the Faculty Peer Review Process

Video — Darlene Sellers on Faculty Peer Observation