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|Small Teaching: Roundtable Discussion on Teaching and Learning
James Lang’s 2016 book Small Teaching is based on the idea that simple, small changes to our classroom practices and course designs could make large, positive differences in student achievement and overall teaching effectiveness. Drawing on ideas in Lang’s book and his articles in The Chronicle of Higher Education, ACERT Steering Committee members will lead a roundtable discussion that covers key points from Lang’s writing.
Civic Engagement and Activism in Higher Education
This Teaching Scholarship Circle will discuss the role of colleges and universities in the search for solutions to current social, civil, and economic issues. During the four seminars, we will discuss the relevance of community engagement in its various forms: engaged research, service learning, and civic engagement.
Making your digital content accessible
The Principles of Universal Design can be used to make digital content more accessible to all users. In this workshop, you will learn about best practices for creating and designing accessible MS Word documents, PowerPoint presentations, and PDF files. We will also discuss options for adding closed captions and subtitles in Youtube and Amara, a web-based subtitle editor for video captioning and translation.