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Student Stories: Learning Experiences in Duke Courses

Fri, April 28, 2017
 — 9:30 AM
Rubenstein 249 (Carpenter Conference Room)
West Campus

Duke's Academic Resource Center (ARC) offers faculty support resources for their teaching that focus on improving students' ability to learn and think critically about course material in and outside of the classroom. This session will share stories from a wide range of Duke students about their experiences learning in different courses. Participants will discuss scenarios in which teaching choices and strategies could affect the learning experiences and learning environment.

Presenter: Claire Parker Siburt, Ph.D. and others to be announced.

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Teaching Innovation: The Technology Engagement Center (TEC)

Fri, April 28, 2017
 — 11:00 AM
Other (see event description)
West Campus

The Technology Engagement Center (The TEC) is a creative hub for technology innovation and experimentation available to faculty, researchers, students, and staff to support their teaching and learning needs. The TEC includes the Co-Lab Studio (a makerspace), Duke Research Computing, the Innovation Co-Lab (a technology creativity incubator on campus), and new video recording and editing suites. This session includes a tour and showcases examples of how faculty have creatively used this space. Bring your ideas and questions!
Presenter: Duke Office of Information Technology

Location: Technology Engagement Center (TEC). The TEC is located on the first floor oftheTelecommunicationsBuilding, .2 Telecom Drive Durham, NC 27708; See a map (link is external)

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New Learning Technology Lightning Talks

Fri, April 28, 2017
 — 12:00 PM
Rubenstein 249 (Carpenter Conference Room)
West Campus
Join the CIT Learning Technologies team as they demo teaching tools in a "lightning" round lunch session, where brief 5-7 minute presentations and demos will be provided of a series of teaching tools. Lunch will be provided forthose who register by Tuesday April 25,2017.
Topics include:
  • Rubrics in Sakai (rubrics tool is coming soon - learn about it!)
  • PlayPosit, a tool which makes video more engaging by asking questions or posing discussions while students watch
  • Duke Extend, an open course platform that can expand instructors’ reach and give them new options for course delivery
  • Slack, a popular tool for group chat and collaboration that provides deeper capabilities for teaching and learning
  • Zapier, which allows you to connect 100s of different apps together in useful ways (we'll share examples)
  • Techniques to increase retention of course material through the use of “boosters” to stimulate information recall andovercome the "Forgetting Curve."
Presenters: members of the CIT Learning Technology Team
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Teaching for Equity Fellows Program Information Session

Fri, April 28, 2017
 — 2:00 PM
Other (see event description)
East Campus
All Duke faculty are invited to learn more about the Teaching for Equity Fellows Program (TFEF), a year-long series of sessions open to faculty of all ranks. TFEF is designed to support a community of educators who want to proactively and effectively address issues of identity, race, and racism in the classroom. The program is aimed at deepening skills and strategies for building strong classroom cultures that help all students learn. At the introductory session, TFEF alumni and leaders will share their experiences and answer questions about how the program has enhanced their teaching. The event is co-sponsored by Duke Service-Learning and CIT.
Location: Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Smith Warehouse, Bay 4
Registration is not required

Free Parking & Refreshments-- For more Information, contact Barbara Lau, balau@duke.edu

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Duke Employee Appreciation - Perkins Bostock Tours

Wed, May 10, 2017
 — 12:00 PM
Other (see event description)
West Campus

Come find out what a great perq the library is to you as a staff member! Learn about our resources and our spaces.

The tours will start at the Perkins Library Service Desk.

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Munch & Mull digital scholarship discussion group

Mon, May 22, 2017
 — 12:00 PM
Bostock 121 (Murthy Digital Studio)
West Campus
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