WebEx in iCollege @ WebEx
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Get to know WebEx, the online meeting and collaboration tool. This 60-minute session will introduce:

  • audio, video, and screen sharing capabilities
  • set up, host, and manage sessions using collaboration tools
  • share presentation duties with other participants
  • chat and polling for deeper engagement with participants
  • recording features to archive and share the session

Visit the test site below to ensure that your device or computer is properly configured to get good perofrmance with WebEx: https://www.webex.com/test-meeting.html.


Teaching Atlanta @ Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning
Mar 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


A part of the Atlanta Studies Network, TeachingAtlanta.org will provide resources for educators who want to bring our city into the classroom. The site will allow teachers and scholars to share syllabi, assignments, and expertise with one another, as well as connect teachers to large Atlanta-based projects for their students to participate in. This workshop will provide an overview of the site, some of the projects classes can connect to, and examples of how instructors have developed assignments about Atlanta. Hosted by Dr. Brennan Collins and Dr. Marni Davis.


General Pedagogy Training: Part 2 @ Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning
Mar 10 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

This five-hour workshop is part two of a two-part general pedagogy training program. Students who are unable to access discipline-specific pedagogy training in their departments are welcome to join us. Completion of all components of this pedagogy training satisfies the pedagogy course requirement for the Certificate of Excellence in College Teaching for those students who are otherwise unable to participate in a departmental pedagogy course. Hosted by Dr. Jennifer Hall. Appropriate for graduate students.


Accessibility with Word: Introduction to Creating Accessible Documents in Microsoft Word @ Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning
Mar 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am


Make your web content accessible to people with disabilities. This workshop covers general principles for increasing accessibility in Microsoft Word documents, including proper use of Headings, Alt text for images, tables, links, conversion to HTML and PDF, and more.


Mastering Online Teaching (Spring 2017 – Atlanta Faculty) @ ONLINE via iCollege
Mar 20 @ 10:00 am – May 5 @ 5:00 pm


Mastering Online Teaching is the first workshop in a series of workshops leading to the Certificate of Mastery in Online Teaching. This 7-week, online course is offered via iCollege and provides participants with the basic tools to enable them to be effective online instructors. This course is primarily for faculty who intend to teach a course that is fully online. However, those who want to teach a hybrid course or supplement their face-to-face courses with online activities may find this course useful as well.

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to

  • Identify the policies and requirements for teaching in the online campus.
  • Plan an online course
  • Create online instructional content
  • Develop communication tools for an online course


Accessible PDFs: Introduction to Creating Accessible Documents in Adobe Acrobat @ Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning
Mar 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm


Several programs can create accessible PDF files. Learn how to use Adobe Acrobat Professional to evaluate, repair, and enhance the accessibility of your PDF files.


Creating a Teaching Philosophy @ Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

A statement of teaching philosophy can be difficult to write, even for experienced teachers. In this session, we will look at some ideas for designing a statement of teaching philosophy and discuss best practices. We will work have a philosophy peer review, so be sure to bring a sample philosophy no longer than two pages. Appropriate for faculty and graduate students. Hosted by Jennifer Hall.


Exploring Technologies for Teaching @ GSU-Clarkston Campus
Mar 31 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm


Exploring Technologies for Teaching provides faculty and GTAs with the opportunity to learn more about the technologies that CETL offers.

Join us on Friday, March 31, 2017 for workshops such as:

  • Creating and Managing a Virtual Office
  • What’s my grade? Giving Students 24/7 access to their grades
  • Tools for Success: Accessibility and Universal Design in the Classroom
  • Enriching your iCollege Courses Using External Learning Tools
  • Kaltura: Why we love it more than YouTube
  • Tips for creating a better student experience in iCollege
  • Capturing lectures in the classroom
  • Designing a visually appealing iCollege course
  • What’s happening on the Adaptive Learning front?
  • How to use OneDrive
  • and more!


Teaching for Social Justice and Democracy Series: Dr. Dehanza Rogers @ Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning
Mar 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Teaching for Social Justice and Democracy series will focus on instructional strategies and unique teaching methods centered on emerging social justice issues.

GSU faculty from various departments will discuss their discoveries, realizations and methods used to integrate current social justice issues into classroom activities while creating engagement, motivation and inspiration to GSU students.

Speaker: Dr. Dehanza Rogers will discuss

“The Pedagogy of Social Justice, Art and Activism”


The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL):What It Is and How To Start @ Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning
Apr 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) involves many of the same processes as doing research in most academic disciplines. It starts with asking a question, determining appropriate method/s, collecting and analyzing data, and eventually using the results to inform decisions to make improvements in one’s teaching. In addition, SoTL includes the dissemination of those results for use by other college instructors. This workshop will provide an overview of SoTL, how to get started on SoTL, IRB for SoTL, and available SoTL resources at Georgia State University. Hosted by Mike Metzler. Appropriate for faculty and graduate students.


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