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.

Events

Canvas Basics
Would you like to learn about CANVAS or how to use it to facilitate your class? Join colleagues to discuss how to: set up your CANVAS course site; navigate, organize and manage materials; and access available CANVAS features to get you started. The session will be hands on, bring a laptop or we will provide one. Click  here  to register. 
February 1, 2018 at 9:30 am
Pedagogy Journal Club
Doctoral Students and Postdoctoral Fellows: Are you looking for ideas to engage your students or expand your preparation to teach? The Office for Teaching & Learning (OTL) Pedagogy Journal Club demonstrates how to identify and implement evidence-based teaching methods. Participants engage in discussions of research-based articles related to pedagogy at the university level. We explore pedagogical applications, strategies and techniques; and consider how you might implement them in your courses, even if youre not currently teaching. The OTL provides lunch for this interactive group discussion.   Click here to register. 
January 31, 2018 at 12:00 pm
Teach Students How to Learn
Do your diverse students have the skills necessary to be successful in your course? Join colleagues for this interactive session focused on strategies you can share with your students to make them better learners. The strategies discussed in this session to improve student metacognition, study skills, and motivation come from Saundra McGuire’s book Teach Students How to Learn, and are applicable to all disciplines. Don’t miss this chance to help students perform better in your class and future courses. Click here to register.
March 1, 2018 at 2:00 pm
Canvas Basics
Would you like to learn about CANVAS or how to use it to facilitate your class? Join colleagues to discuss how to: set up your CANVAS course site; navigate, organize and manage materials; and access available CANVAS features to get you started. The session will be hands on, bring a laptop or we will provide one. Click  here  to register. 
January 30, 2018 at 1:00 pm
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
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. 
March 19, 2018 at 10:00 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.
March 21, 2018 at 10:30 am
Engaging Students with Canvas
Would you like to make the most out of the interactive tools in Canvas? Join colleagues to learn about the interactive tools in Canvas. Participants will learn more about how to communicate effectively with students using Canvas tools such as Announcements, Notifications, Discussions and Conferences. Click here to register. 
March 22, 2018 at 1:30 pm
Canvas Basics
Would you like to learn about CANVAS or how to use it to facilitate your class? Join colleagues to discuss how to: set up your CANVAS course site; navigate, organize and manage materials; and access available CANVAS features to get you started. The session will be hands on, bring a laptop or we will provide one. Click  here  to register. 
February 13, 2018 at 10:30 am
Canvas Basics
Would you like to learn about CANVAS or how to use it to facilitate your class? Join colleagues to discuss how to: set up your CANVAS course site; navigate, organize and manage materials; and access available CANVAS features to get you started. The session will be hands on, bring a laptop or we will provide one. Click  here  to register. 
February 8, 2018 at 1:30 pm
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 5, 2018 at 10:00 am
Engaging Students with Canvas
Would you like to make the most out of the interactive tools in Canvas? Join colleagues to learn about the interactive tools in Canvas. Participants will learn more about how to communicate effectively with students using Canvas tools such as Announcements, Notifications, Discussions and Conferences. Click here to register. 
April 9, 2018 at 10:30 am
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 9, 2018 at 1:30 pm
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 10, 2018 at 2:30 pm
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
Engaging Students with Canvas
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April 17, 2018 at 2:00 pm
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 18, 2018 at 1:00 pm
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