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Save the Date: PIVOT Special Topics Jan 11-14, 2021

December 2, 2020 11:23 AM
Mark your calendars! The PIVOT Special Topics pathway is designed to supplement existing PIVOT resources and enhance the instructor’s online teaching toolkit. 

Dates: January 11-14, 2021
Time: 12 PM - 1 PM
Online via Collaborate

The proposed PIVOT Special Topics will feature four topics requested by faculty from the list below:
  • Managing online assessments (policies, practices, formats) 
  • Effectively organizing course content in a Bb course shell (Ultra) 
  • Effectively organizing course content in a Bb course shell (Original) 
  • Identifying appropriate tools for content delivery 
  • Identifying appropriate tools for student engagement 
  • Strategies & tools to monitor student performance, retention & success 
  • Strategies to improve accessibility & Universal Design for Learning 
  • Strategies to increase student engagement in the live virtual classroom 
  • Strategies to manage tools & participants the live virtual classroom 
  • Improving an online course using Quality Matters 
Note: Items in italics are currently trending higher based on faculty feedback. 

The daily schedule will be finalized and posted to myUMBC in mid-December before the winter break. Sessions will be recorded and posted to the training archive

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