In addition to the virtual workshops listed below, you can watch a previously recorded workshop or one of OIT’s many informative webinars available on the Keep Working website.

The recordings from these sessions may be made public.


Using Slides Effectively in Online Teaching

Tuesday, July 14, 1-2 p.m. EDT
When presenting course material online, visually engaging slides can be an important part of creating an engaging learning experience. In this workshop, attendees will learn how to design slides that effectively communicate key information and increase student engagement. The workshop will also provide practical tips for turning in-class lecture slides into great online presentations.

This workshop will be held over Zoom: https://duke.zoom.us/j/95387131834
Zoom Meeting ID: 953 8713 1834

Summer 2020 Online TA Skills: Using Zoom Breakout Rooms

Tuesday, July 14, 3-4 p.m. EDT
Learn how to effectively use Zoom breakout rooms and its more advanced features (whiteboard & annotation tools). We’ll demonstrate interactive examples in Zoom to guide the TA through the process of facilitating a live Zoom session.

Note: This workshop is being rerun from June by popular demand.

Faculty Dialogue on Fall 2020 SLCE Courses and Partnerships

Friday, July 17, 1-2:30 p.m. EDT
Join the Duke Service-Learning team to discuss creative, innovative approaches for remote service-learning and community engagement this fall. This will be a conversation to help facilitate the brainstorming of effective, ethical, and energizing strategies for virtual engagement in the Fall 2020 semester.

Summer 2020 Online TA Skills: Facilitating Inclusive Online Discussions

Tuesday, July 21, 3-4 p.m. EDT
In the virtual classroom student learning will also take place through meaningful online discussion, including team-based discussions. Learn effective facilitation strategies to reach out, engage and manage virtual discussions using Zoom and Sakai.

Note: This workshop is being rerun from June by popular demand.

Teaching and Learning with Open Educational Resources

Thursday, July 23, 2-3:30 p.m. EDT
In this time of reassessing how we teach for a combination of remote/online and in-person instruction, we have an opportunity to make our courses more accessible, flexible, and affordable for our students. The key to this: Open Educational Resources (OER). This workshop servesas an introduction to OER and an exploration of how to locate, evaluate, and use OER to enrich our teaching and learning. Led by Haley Walton, Librarian for Education and Open Scholarship at Duke University Libraries.

Summer 2020 Online TA Skills: Wrapping up the Term

Tuesday, July 28, 3-4 p.m. EDT
TAs have many tasks associated with wrapping up the term from managing student assignments and communications to using the Sakai gradebook. Our graduate student panel will share how they respond to (and solve!) end-of-semester instructional challenges.

Note: This workshop is being rerun from June by popular demand.