Office of Open Learning

Office of Open Learning: Workshops

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Open Education Week (March 1- 5, 2021) highlights & promotes the movement toward open and online forms of education.

Attend whatever you're interested in- which might just be everything on offer!

We encourage you to look into Open Education Week's calendar of other #OEWeek events happening around the province through the Open Education Week 2021 calendar

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Flipped Classrooms and Open Resources: A Student Perspective

Registration closes March 02, 2021.
Schedule: Tuesday, March 02, 2021, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Nick Baker, Collin Campbell, Dave Cormier, Rana Kilani
Join the Office of Open Learning for the student perspective of using open resources for the flipped classroom. Using a flipped classroom model and struggling to get students to engage with the material? This session will explore different student perspectives on the flipped classrooms and provide recommendations for how to support more student engagement.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

11:00 AM

Confronting Chegg With Open Pedagogy (Microsoft Teams)

Registration closes March 03, 2021.
Schedule: Wednesday, March 03, 2021, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Nick Baker, Dave Cormier, Sawyer King, Steven Shlimoon, Lakshdeep Singh

Online homework/answer sites have become a highly charged conversation in higher ed in the last few years, only exacerbated by the pandemic. Faculty have responded to systems like Chegg or Course Hero by making assignments more difficult and making their exams more intensive. Join the University of Windsor’s Office of Open Learning CoOp students, with Dave Cormier, for a discussion of the impact of this on the student experience and for ideas on how open pedagogies could be part of the solution.

*Note: UWindsor staff/faculty/students can access both the Microsoft Teams 11am session specific to UWindsor, as well as the late afternoon 3pm open session. External registrants for the 11am session will be redirected to the 3pm open session.

3:00 PM

Confronting Chegg With Open Pedagogy (Zoom)

Registration closes March 03, 2021.
Schedule: Wednesday, March 03, 2021, 03:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Location: Online, Zoom
Instructors: Dave Cormier, Sawyer King, Steven Shlimoon, Lakshdeep Singh

Online homework/answer sites have become a highly charged conversation in higher ed in the last few years, only exacerbated by the pandemic. Faculty have responded to systems like Chegg or Course Hero by making assignments more difficult and making their exams more intensive. Join Dave Cormier, with the University of Windsor’s Office of Open Learning CoOp students for a discussion of the impact of this on the student experience and for ideas on how open pedagogies could be part of the solution.

*Note: This workshop will be held on Zoom, and registration is open externally. If you are seeking the UWindsor focused workshop, please register for the 11am session, held on Microsoft Teams.

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Ungrading: An Introduction to Non-Traditional open Assessment

Registration closes March 04, 2021.
Schedule: Thursday, March 04, 2021, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Madicyn Anderson, Nick Baker, Aiden Burns, Dave Cormier, Trevor Winchester
The ubiquity of access to information on the internet has led to various challenges with regards to traditional forms of assessment. Ungrading involves using non traditional assessments or grading schemes to assist students in learning rather than testing.
Come join us to find out more on why ungrading can better prepare your students for their studies and for the workplace.