Workshops and Events: Spring 2015

The workshops on this page were offered in the Spring of 2015. Interested in learning more about any of these topics? The Instructional Design team can meet with you one-on-one or offer a workshop for your department. Contact us!


Faculty Development Week

The week of May 18 will be an exciting time for the La Salle community! Four different faculty development events will bring faculty from across campus together and provide different venues for learning from one another.

Monday, May 18: Writing Across the Curriculum

Tuesday, May 19: First Year Odyssey Workshop

Wednesday, May 20: Summer Technology Institute

Thursday, May 21: Engaged Learning Day


Engaging Learners with Powerful Technology Tools

Sponsored by the Arts & Sciences Technology Committee, Academic Computing, Faculty Development Committee, iLEEP, and the Provost’s Office

Engaging Students with Canvas Homepages

Thursday, February 12 from 3:00-4:00pm in Holroyd 190

Would you like to make your course engaging, easy to navigate, and visually pleasing? Join David Cichowicz, Preston Feden, and Jody Seutter for a discussion and demonstration of how they changed their Canvas homepages to engage students.

Engaging Students with Time Saving Feedback Tools

Thursday, March 26 from 3:00-4:00pm in Holroyd 190

Looking for ways to save time and provide engaging feedback? Join Vivienne Angeles, Laura Gambrel, and Br. Leonard Marsh for a discussion and demonstration of how they use Canvas tools to engage their students.


Educational Technology Workshops

Snow Day Solutions: Using Canvas to Keep Your Courses Running

Thursday, January 22 from 12:30-1:30pm in Olney 101

Wednesday, January 28 from 12:30-1:30pm online in GoToMeeting

Worried about losing precious class time when the weather takes a turn? Come to this workshop and learn some techniques for keeping your class running even if the roads are bad and you can’t make it to campus.

We’ll discuss ways to use Announcements, Discussions, and Pages to keep students engaged and moving forward with their coursework. You’ll have plenty of time to discuss various strategies and practice using the tools.