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In preparation for Fall 2020, Nexus, CAEN, and CRLT-Engin hosted a Symposium on Engineering Teaching and Learning. The virtual event featured 15 live panel discussions and workshops centered around hybrid and online teaching, including pedagogy, instructional design, and technology tools.

recorded EVENTS & PRESENTATIONS

Date: September 29, 2020
Host: Pat Hammett, PhD | Lecturer, IOE and ISD; Director of Faculty Innovation, Nexus

Topics: 

  • Background – Characteristics of My Typical Exams
  • Key Canvas Feature for Offering Enhanced Online Exams
    • Canvas Exam Setup
      • Sample Quiz Instructions
      • Sample Instructions: Canvas ‘Assign to’ Settings
    • Creating Questions
      • Using ‘File Upload by Student’ Question
      • Using Quiz Question Banks Effectively
    • Moderate the Quiz
    • Manually Post Grades and Grading
      • Grading Online Submissions Using Canvas
  • Appendix
    • Sample Quiz Settings
    • Adding Security to Assessments
    • Allowing Extra Time for Some Students
    • Sample Answer Sheet
    • Upload Full Exam File via Canvas
    • Creating Sections Within Quiz
    • Quiz Answers

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Date: August 7, 2020
Host: Shubha Kashyap, PhD | Director of Online Learning Design and Innovation, Nexus

Topics: 

  • Acknowledging the dynamic times
  • High quality hybrid and online instruction
  • Minimum Quality Standards
    • Course Setup & Structure
    • Content, Activities & Assessments
    • Engagement & Interactivity
  • Wrap up
    • Resources, next steps

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Date: August 4, 2020
Host: Pat Hammett, PhD | Lecturer, IOE and ISD; Director of Faculty Innovation, Nexus

Topics: 

  • Delivering online courses at same level as classroom
    • Personal research
  • Moving to a Dual Hybrid Online format
    • Success factors
    • Lessons learned
  • Additional resources

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Date: May 28, 2020
Host: Pat Hammett, PhD | Lecturer, IOE and ISD; Director of Faculty Innovation, Nexus

Topics: 

  • Options for offering remote quizzes and exams
  • Past experiences offering remote exams
  • Using Canvas for enhanced online exams
  • Tips for grading online submissions using Canvas

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Date: May 18, 2020

Host: Tershia Pinder-Grover, PhD | Director, CRLT-Engin

Panelist: Alec D. Gallimore, PhD | Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering

Topics: 

  • Symposium Introduction
  • Current Challenges
  • Guiding Principles for Decision Making
  • Q&A

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Date: May 18, 2020

Host: Tershia Pinder-Grover, PhD | Director, CRLT-Engin

Panelists:
John Kloosterman, PhD | Lecturer, Computer Science and Engineering
Pauline Khan | Director, Technical Communication Program
Karl Grosh, PhD | Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Fred Terry, PhD | Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Topics: 

  • Things That Went Well 
  • Things That Needed Change
  • Lessons Learned
  • Reflections and Observations
  • Q&A

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Date: May 18, 2020

Host: Philip Treib | Director of Director of Instructional Technology, CAEN

Topics: 

  • Ways to Record and Deliver Lectures 
  • Getting Started within Canvas
  • Recording: Camera, Audio, Microphone, Whiteboard Capture
  • Captions, Viewer Stats, Taking Manual Control
  • Q&A

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Date: May 19, 2020

Host: Shubha Kashyap, PhD | Director of Online Learning Design and Innovation, Nexus

Panelists:
Diane Landsiedel | Executive Director, Nexus
Shubha Kashyap, PhD | Director of Online Learning Design and Innovation, Nexus
Pat Hammett, PhD | Lecturer, IOE and ISD; Director of Faculty Innovation, Nexus
Gina Lipor | Program Development Specialist, Nexus

Topics: 

  • Questions to Consider
  • What Do We Mean by High Quality?
  • Course Setup and Structure
  • Content, Activities, and Assessments
  • Building Engagement and Interactivity
  • Q&A

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Date: May 19, 2020

Hosts:
Tershia Pinder‐Grover, PhD | Director, CRLT‐Engin
Grenmarie Agresar, PhD | Assistant Director, CRLT‐Engin

Topics: 

  • How Remote Settings Impact Inclusive Teaching Practices
  • A Research‐Based Framework for Inclusive Teaching Practice
  • Exchange of Ideas with Colleagues About How Specific Teaching Practices Promote Inclusion and Equity
  • Q&A

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Date: May 19, 2020

Host: Pat Hammett, PhD | Lecturer, IOE and ISD; Director of Faculty Innovation, Nexus

Topics: 

  • Delivering Dual Hybrid (In-person/Online) Courses at Same
  • Performance Level as Live Classroom (Some Personal Research)
  • Leveraging Canvas Tools for Organization and Collaboration
  • A Peak Ahead – Integrating Canvas and G-Suite Documents to Improve Collaboration (Instructor-Student and Student-Student)
  • Additional Resources
  • Q&A

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Date: May 20, 2020

Hosts:

Tershia Pinder‐Grover, PhD | Director, CRLT‐Engin
Grenmarie Agresar, PhD | Assistant Director, CRLT‐Engin

Topics: 

  • Building Community
    • Student Interaction
    • Instructor Presence
  •  Building Assignments for Collaboration
    • Synchronous vs. Asynchronous
    • Online Discussions
  • Q&A

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Date: May 21, 2020

Hosts:

Shubha Kashyap, PhD | Director of Online Learning Design and Innovation, Nexus
Gina Lipor | Program Development Specialist, Nexus

Topics: 

  • Synchronous and Asynchronous Methods
    • Affordances & Challenges
  • Tips & Tools
    • Remote Recording
    • Assessment
    • Office Hours
    • Engagement & Interactivity
  • Frameworks
    • Fully Asynchronous
    • Flipped Classroom
    • Strategic Blend
    • Fully Synchronous
  • Q&A

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Date: May 21, 2020

Hosts:

Shubha Kashyap, PhD | Director of Online Learning Design and Innovation, Nexus
Gina Lipor | Program Development Specialist, Nexus
Grenmarie Agresar, PhD | Assistant Director, CRLT‐Engin

Topics: 

  • How Will Our Assessment Strategies Map to Online Delivery?
    • Formative vs. Summative Assessments
    • Designing Assessments with Academic Integrity in
      Mind
  • How Can We Maintain Academic Integrity?
    • Supporting Academic Integrity
    • Reduce Academic Dishonesty
    • Faculty FAQ: CoE Honor Code
  • What Alternatives Do We Have?
    • Get Started with Your Remote Assessment Strategy
  • Q&A

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Date: May 21, 2020

Host: 
Dan Maletta | Director, CAEN

Panelists:
Pat Hammett, PhD | Lecturer, IOE and ISD; Director of Faculty Innovation, Nexus
Philip Treib | Director of Director of Instructional Technology, CAEN
Talal Alothman | XR Consultant and Developer, College of Engineering

Topics: 

  • Engaging Online Learners: Using Screen Writer Annotation Tools
    • Annotation Teaching Tips
    • Options for Annotation/Digital Whiteboard
  • Alternatives to Classroom Whiteboards
    • Document Camera
    • Pre-enabled Computers
    • Pre-enabled Displays
    • Example using Zoom
  • Google Jamboards
    • How to Use Jamboards
    • Use Cases
    • Limitations
  • Q&A

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Date: May 26, 2020

Hosts:
Shubha Kashyap, PhD | Director of Online Learning Design and Innovation, Nexus
Gina Lipor | Program Development Specialist, Nexus

Panelists:
Steve Skerlos, PhD | Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Civil & Environmental Engineering
Jesse Austin-Brenemen, PhD | Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Pat Hammett, PhD | Lecturer, IOE and ISD; Director of Faculty Innovation, Nexus

Topics: 

  • Introductions and Key Lessons
  • Strategies for Course Setup and Structure
  • Strategies for Engagement and Interactivity
  • ‘Online by Design’ Strategies
  • Closing Thoughts
  • Q&A

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Date: May 26, 2020

Host: 
Dan Maletta | Director, CAEN

Panelists:
Marcus Darden, PhD | Lecturer, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Fred Terry, PhD | Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Topics: 

  • Introduction to GradeScope
  • Benefits
  • GradeScope Demo
  • Gaps and Needs
  • Question Types
  • Rubric Design
  • Q&A

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Date: May 27, 2020

Hosts:
Shubha Kashyap, PhD | Director of Online Learning Design and Innovation, Nexus
Tershia Pinder‐Grover, PhD | Director, CRLT‐Engin
Grenmarie Agresar, PhD | Assistant Director, CRLT‐Engin

Panelists:
Timothy Chambers, PhD | Instructional Labs Supervisor and Adjunct Lecturer, Materials Science & Engineering
Rachael Schmedlen, PhD | Associate Chair for Undergraduate Education, Biomedical Engineering

Topics: 

  • The Most Important Learning Objectives of  Lab/Team-Based Courses
  • How Lab/Team-Based Courses Can be Delivered Remotely
    • Capstone Design Shift to Remote (BME 450)
    • In-Lab to Online Conversion: MSE365 Final Project
    • Best Practices for Teaming in Remote Contexts
  • Helpful Tools to Achieve These Goals
  • Reflection, Breakout Rooms
  • Q&A 

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Date: May 27, 2020

Host:
Dan Maletta | Director, CAEN

Topics: 

  • Basics of Zoom (Meeting vs Webinar)
  • Polling to Get Student Feedback
  • Screen Sharing and Whiteboarding
  • Breakout Rooms for Small Group Work
  • Zoom for Office hours
  • Q&A 

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Date: May 28, 2020

Hosts: 
Mary-Ann Mycek, PhD | Associate Dean for Graduate & Professional Education
Alyssa Bersine | Graduate Education Project & Data Specialist 

Panelists:
Mary-Ann Mycek, PhD | Associate Dean for Graduate & Professional Education
Kevin Pipe, PhD | Director of Graduate Degree Programs
Angela Farrehi | Director, C.A.R.E. Center
Lutgarde Raskin, PhD | Associate Dean, Rackham Graduate School
Cagliyan Kurdak, PhD | Director of Applied Physics and Professor of Physics
Herbert Winful, PhD | Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Topics:

  • Doctoral Student Success
    • The Importance of Fostering Mentoring Relationships
    • Challenges and Recommended Practices for Mentoring in the Remote Context
  • Panel Q&A

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Date: May 29, 2020

Hosts: 
Shubha Kashyap, PhD | Director of Online Learning Design and Innovation, Nexus
Gina Lipor | Program Development Specialist, Nexus

Panelists:
Angela Farrehi | Director, C.A.R.E. Center
Pat Hammett, PhD | Lecturer, IOE and ISD; Director of Faculty Innovation, Nexus

Topics:

  • Guiding Principles
  • COVID-19: Student Experience
  • Impacts on the Student Experience
    • W2020 Graduate Student Remote Learning Survey
  • How Can We Enhance the Student Experience and Support Student Learning?
  • Students in Distress
    • Resources for Remote Students
  • Q&A

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Date: Mar 20, 2020
Host: Shubha Kashyap, PhD | Director of Online Learning Design and Innovation, Nexus

Panelists:
Pat Hammett, PhD | Lecturer, IOE and ISD; Director of Faculty Innovation, Nexus
George Sprague, Assistant Director, CoE Office of Retention and Academic Support Services

Topics: 

  • Michigan Engineering Honor Code
  • Past Experiences Offering Online Exams
  • Recommendations for Enhanced Online Exams without Proctors

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