This Week in ID – 4/20 to 4/27

Facilitating group work as an instructor can be a challenge, but the benefits of student collaboration is undeniable. We invite instructors to join us at our “Where Group Work Meets Technology” workshop tomorrow morning to discuss some strategies and technologies that can be used to aid in the facilitation of group work.

In blended courses, a portion of the traditional face-to-face instruction is replaced by web-based online learning. If you would like to learn about designing blended learning, we encourage you to participate in our “Blended Learning: Finding the Mix” workshop that starts next week. This two week long workshop consists of face-to-face meetings on campus and online activities completed in myCourses.

Where Group Work Meets Technology
Thursday, April 21st
10:00am – 11:30pm
Claire T. Carney Library, Room 128

Blended Learning: Finding the Mix
April 27th – May 4th – Online
Face-to-face meetings on 4/27 and 5/4 from 3pm-4pm
Online via myCourses AND two face-to-face meetings in LIB 240

To Register for Instructional Development Workshops & Events:

  1. Visit the myUMassD Full Calendar at
  2. Login using your UMassD Login information if prompted.
  3. In the Search field in the upper left corner of the page type in “training” or the name of the workshop, then click the Search button.
  4. Click on a workshop title to view event details and register.

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