Wayne State University

Upcoming Events

If you're having trouble registering for an event, give us a call at (313) 577-0001 or email OTL@wayne.edu. We'll make sure your name is added to the list.


Designing Your Course in Canvas
Will you be designing a new hybrid or online course? Join colleagues to learn how to build a course module for your course in Canvas. We will focus on how to organize a hybrid or online course, how to select the appropriate Canvas features for engaging students, to conclude with building a course module for your hybrid or online course. Click here to register. 
April 24, 2018 at 10:30 am
Calculating Grades with Canvas
Want to learn more about the tools and capabilities of Canvas Grades? Join colleagues to discuss and learn how to use the multiple features of Grades and the Gradebook. This interactive workshop is for everyone interested in Grades. Participants will cover the basics of getting started to more advanced functions like SpeedGrader to increase instructor efficiency. Click here to register.
April 16, 2018 at 1:30 pm
Redesigning Assignments to be Transparent for All Students
Do your students tell you that they don't understand your assignments? Not all assignments offer equitable opportunities for success to all students. Join colleagues in this hands-on workshop to learn how even small teaching interventions can have a big impact and how you can implement these changes right now. Please bring one take-home assignment you are ready to use in your class and apply a flexible framework that allows you to make your assignments transparent for all students. Click here to register.
April 27, 2018 at 10:00 am
Scholarly Writing Series
Accelerate your writing projects from any stage of the process. You could build an outline, sort notes, organize, edit, draft, or continue works in-progress. The Office for Teaching & Learning will provide lunch, coffee breaks, and a quiet, comfortable space with Wi-Fi. Laptops are available upon request. Click here to register. 
December 8, 2017 at 9:00 am
Graduate Student Writing Retreat
The WSU Graduate School sponsors a monthly writing retreat hosted by the Office for Teaching and Learning (OTL) for doctoral students. The retreat offers a quiet, comfortable space to make progress on your dissertation or other scholarly writing projects. You could build an outline, sort notes, organize, edit, draft, or continue works in-progress. The OTL will provide space, laptops upon request, coffee breaks, and lunch. University Libraries' staff (e.g., liaison librarians, digital publishing) will be available to assist you in locating and accessing resources, identifying publishing venues, and provide support for citation management applications. Faculty volunteers will also be...
December 15, 2017 at 9:00 am