faculty development

Faculty Development


Topic Date / Time Location
Develop Course in D2L Use D2L for course materials, for assignment submissions, for online interaction, to provide  feedback & grades,  etc. to make the course an active learning experience for students with student-student, student-content and student-instructor interaction. 
Chart  - Develop a Course in D2L
Step 1 - Build the Course Structure
Step 2  - Add Course Materials
Steps 3 & 4 - Settings/Options & Activate   
January 22, 2020  / 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Jonas Academic - 105

Provide Individual Feedback in D2LA demonstration of how to use D2L Dropbox & Turnitin, Quiz, Discussions and Rubrics to provide individual feedback to students.  Wednesday,
February 12, 2020 / 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Jonas Academic - 105

D2L - Basics: Demonstration in D2L - basic features like adding to the Content, News items, use of Grade book, Class Progress etc.  
Tuesday /
March 17 & 18, 2020,  1:00 - 3:00 p.m.  /  2:00 - 4:00 p.m.


D2L Q & A Session - 1 Thursday,
March 26, 2020 / 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
D2L Q & A Session - 2 Wednesday,
April 1, 2020 / 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Screencast-o-Matic - Basics & Editing: Screencast-o-Matic is a screen recorder software that allows to capture the screen and narrate. This can be used for your class lectures to demonstrate how-to(s) to create  videos, tutorials, etc.  https://screencast-o-matic.com/ 
Join Raeann Mettler, Biology Instructor, for a demonstration on how to use and edit in Screencast-o-Matic.
April 2, 2020 / 11:00 a.m - 12 noon
Zoom Recording
D2L Q & A Session - 3 Tuesday,
April 7, 2020 / 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Topic Date Location
Learning Styles:

Who are learners; Mismatch of teaching & learning styles; and the three Primary Learning Styles;

January 16th, 2019 Jonas 205
Student Learning Outcomes:

Measurable Learning Outcomes; Online Course Assurance Standard II;

February 13th, 2019 Jonas 205
Online Course:

Learners; ADDIE;   
Pay Attention  /  Collaboration using Google Docs

March 27th, 2019 Jonas 205
Quality Assurance::

SDBOR AAC Guidelines;

April 10th, 2019 Jonas 205
Topic Date / Time Location
Flip your classroom - Use D2L:  Redesign face-to-face courses into hybrid courses; Use D2L to share content, assignment submissions, discussions, grades etc. and your in-class time to more collaborative interaction for active learning.   We will also learn how to create a Course Schedule following a pattern; Use the Course Schedule to build the Course  Structure in D2L.  

Resource: Why you should flip your classroom

September 11, 2019 / 
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Meier Hall - 
BMH 204
Are your courses Accessible? Lessons Learned...: How do students with the same disability have different needs? As instructors, how can we accommodate, as much as we can, through our course materials? Come listen from the Disabilities Center Coordinator Ms. Jennifer Lucero and Dr. Jami Stone, Associate Professor of Math Education as they share their experiences. 

Helping Institutions Reach Accessibility Goals
Understanding the Faculty Role in Digital Accessibility
WHO's Responsible for Accessibility of Online Courses?   
How to Create Accessbile WORD documents?
How to Create Accessbile PDF documents? 

October 9, 2019 / 
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Meier Hall - BMH 204
How to Grade in D2L: A demonstration of some ways to grade Discussions, Dropbox assignments and Quizzes in D2L. November 13, 2019 / 
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Meier Hall - BMH 204
Topic Date Location
New Faculty Orientation - Fall 2018

Definition of Instructional Design; Instructional Design at BHSU - Services & Resources; Course Design; Flip your Classroom

November 14th, 2018 Jonas 201
New Faculty Orientation - Fall 2019
Computer Access / D2L 
August 21st, 2019 Meier 205
New Faculty Orientation - Summer 2020
D2L Features and Uses
May 28th, 2020 Zoom
Topic Date / Time Location
D2L Tools & Features:
As we are getting ready to teach online this Summer, please join the Instructional Design office to find how certain tools and features in D2L can be used to teach your online course.
Wednesday /
May 13th & 14th, 2020


Best Practices for Online Teaching:
During this session, some best practices for online teaching will be shared as you are getting ready to teach your Online Summer course(s). 
Wednesday /
May 13th & 14th, 2020


D2L Assessment Tools:
In this session, we will explore the assessment tools available under the 'Assessment' tab in the D2L Course along with a short demonstration.    
Wednesday /
May 27th & 28th, 2020
Online Teaching - Mindful,  Present, Flexible & Creative: 
In this session, we will explore the four features of online teaching - Be Mindful, Be  Present, Be Flexible, and Be Creative. 

Wednesday, 10th June @ 10:00 a.m. https://bhsu.zoom.us/j/98009592515

Thursday, 11th June @ 2:00 p.m.  
Wednesday /
June 10th & 11th, 2020