Mon Oct 3, 8:00 AM - Sun Oct 9, 11:55 PM (-04)
Monday Morning Mentors is a weekly 20 minute online program that delivers focused, fact-filled analyses of issues critical to teaching in higher education. This weekly webinar/recording has proven to be a systematic professional development program for faculty and staff. In addition to the virtual session, you will receive:
Tue Oct 11, 1:30 - 3:30 PM (-04)
At first glance, the course proposal review and approval process may seem pedantic, but a closer examination may reveal that the process is quite simple and can be completed within a few weeks. To this end, the course approval template is a fundamental part of this process, and if done correctly, the approval process can be a more efficient. This webinar will orient you to the course approval process and provide guidance in the completion of the UWI-approved course proposal template. In so doing, this session will equip you with the knowledge and skills required in completing the course approval process in a timely fashion. Informed by the UWI’s Board of Undergraduate Studies (BUS), the Office of Graduate Studies and Research (OGSR), and quality assurance bodies, this session will guide you in completing the course approval template with accuracy thereby minimizing the time taken for approval and subsequent delivery of your course.
Tue Oct 18, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (-04)
The recent University-wide transition to a new course/learning experience survey platform means more dynamic and detailed summary reports available to teaching staff. This session aims to introduce users to QualtricsXM, providing guidelines on how to effectively use the platform. Participants will learn:
Fri Oct 28, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (-04)
When considering how to assess student learning in a course, most instructors think of traditional approaches but these may not always be a good fit. This workshop explores the application of alternative and authentic assessments in the higher education setting. We will explore the characteristics, and justification of alternative and authentic assessments. Participants will be introduced to a range of authentic assessment methods through case studies, and examples. Strengths and weaknesses of using authentic and alternative assessments will be explored. During this session, we will also explore examples of alternative and authentic assessments. We will also review the features of the UWI St. Augustine Alternative assessment framework and guide. Participants are required to take part in hands-on opportunity to apply the ‘authentic’ approach into their assessment practice.
Wed Nov 16, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (-04)
Wed Nov 30, 1:00 - 2:30 PM (-04)
TLC - PostGraduate Lounge
As a way of addressing multiple pathways of faculty development, the UWISTA Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning introduces a new format of capacity-building. This Face-to-Face (F2F) unconference takes place once every semester with the aim of fostering a teaching and learning community. In this regard, the CETL in collaboration with faculty will host its second "The UWI Faculty Café" on Wednesday 30th November 2022 (F2F).