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Past Presentations

Instructional Development Day

Below are the presentation materials from past Instructional Development Days

Library Resources: Sarah Burns-Feyl
If you can make a web link in your Blackboard course shell, you can deliver quick and easy access to Library resources and materials. Learn how to link directly to your E-Reserves, make quick links to Library subscription databases and full-text articles, and create links to online Library services including Chat Reference, Interlibrary Loan, and online Research Guides. Learn about the “Librarians in Blackboard” program where a librarian assists your students with research questions from within your Blackboard course shell. Link to the Faculty Resources Guide from the Library

Syllabus Building: Peter McDermott
This workshop examined general and specific ideas of syllabus design. Participants reviewed New York State Education’s expectation’s regarding syllabi. Design elements that make syllabi clear and comprehensive for students were discussed. Principles of “backward design” were also used to critique sample syllabi. Guidelines for Preparing a Syllabus

Rubrics and Learning Objectives: Jim Stenerson & Ally Khristova
A rubric is a tool that lets the student (and professor) know the criteria relevant to an assignment or a learning objective and the possible levels of achievement. This interactive session focused on what a rubric is and created a rubric for rubrics. They also discussed measurable and nonmeasurable learning objectives. To access the presentation, please click here: Rubrics and Learning Objectives Presentation. Other materials: A Rubric for RubricsLearning Objectives GameBloom's Taxonomy Pyramid; Bloom's Owls; and Bloom's Table.