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CITL Workshop: Course Site Gradebook

Date & Time: Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm

Presenters: Bobby Siegfried

Audience: Faculty

Join us for this nuts and bolts session on the Course Site gradebook. There are few features in a learning management system that can be as perplexing as the gradebook. The goal of this session will be to demystify the gradebook and highlight best practices, key features, and practical advice on efficiently and intuitively setting up your gradebook.

Review the Course Site Gradebook recording.

CITL Workshop: Google Assignments

Date & Time: Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm

Presenters: Holly Zakos

Audience: Faculty

Come join Holly Zakos for an explanation of how to use Google Assignments.  Google Assignments allows you to accept and grade any Google file from within Course Site.  If you already use Google Docs, you will learn how to leverage Course Site with Google tools to allow faster, more efficient, and easier collaboration on students’ media projects. Learn more about why you would use Google Assignments and features such as inline commenting, feedback banks and originality analysis.



Review the Google Assignments recording.

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CITL Workshop: Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

Date & Time: Thursday, October 15, 2020, 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm

Presenters: Jason Slipp

Audience: Faculty

This 30 minute presentation will broadly cover the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework and give you some basic steps to begin implementing UDL principles to make your learning environments more inclusive and engaging to accommodate a variety of diverse learning needs. There will also be time for questions.


Review the recording of Universal Design for Learning.


CITL Workshop: Creating Quizzes and Exams in Course Site

Date & Time: Thursday, October 8, 2020, 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm

Presenters: Bobby Siegfried

Audience: Faculty

In this practical, detail-oriented session, we will work through the process of creating good quizzes/exams in Course Site. We will specifically highlight the most important settings, explain default settings, and review crucial best practices. The goal of this session is to demystify the quiz activity and increase confidence in its functionality

Review the recording of Creating Quizzes and Exams in Course Site.

CITL Workshop: Perusall for Collaborative Annotation

Date & Time: Thursday, October 1, 2020, 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm

Presenters: Steve Sakasitz

Audience: Faculty

Get an overview of Perusall, a social annotation tool that allows students to comment collaboratively on e-readings and digital files. We’ll cover the basics with a 20-30 minute overview of the tool and how it can be effectively integrated directly into your course. There will also be time for questions and discussion.

Review the recording of Perusall for Collaborative Annotation

CITL Workshop: Panopto Basics

Date & Time: Thursday, September 24, 2020, 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm

Presenters: Holly Zakos

Audience: Faculty

Learn the basics of Panopto. This 15-20 minute presentation will get you up to speed with provisioning your course, recording, sharing, editing, and setting up a dropbox for students. There will also be time for questions.


Review the Recording of Delivering Lectures Online with Panopto.


Download the Slides shared with presentation.

CITL: Powerful Teaching: A Virtual Q&A with Dr. Pooja Agarwal

Date & Time: Friday, February 21, 2020, 9:30 am to 10:30 am

Location: Online

Presenters: Dr. Pooja Agarwal

Audience: Faculty

Dr. Agarwal is a cognitive psychologist and co-author of Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning. Her research has been published in leading peer-reviewed psychology journals, and featured in the New York Times and Education Week. This session will be a special opportunity to have a conversation with her about teaching and the science of learning.

Come ask a cognitive scientist and co-author of Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning about:

  • How to help your students remember and retrieve course materials
  • How to best construct your syllabus for retention and integration of information
  • How to integrate fun, low-stakes opportunities for students to practice course concepts
  • How to build a positive classroom community where students embrace desirable difficulties 

CITL: Teacher Development Program for Graduate Students (Fall 19)[Part 6]

Date & Time: Thursday, November 21, 2019, 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Location: EWFM 520

Audience: Graduate Students

The Teacher Development Series is a free, six-part series designed specifically for graduate students to develop teaching and classroom skills.                             

The Grad Life Office and the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning are again partnering to offer a series of workshops in our Teacher Development Program for Graduate Students.  These free, non-credit workshops are open to all Lehigh graduate students.

CITL: AR/VR Lehigh Community of Practice

Date & Time: Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Presenters: Holly Zakos and Steve Sakasitz

Audience: Faculty, Staff, Students

CITL invites you to the next AR/VR Community of Practice meet-up. Interested in developing, designing, exploring, or utilizing virtual reality and augmented reality applications? Join us for this informal, group led discussion and meet and collaborate with others like yourself who see the potential of immersive technologies in teaching, learning and beyond within the Lehigh community. All students and faculty are welcome.

CITL/LearnX-MakeX: Zoom Meeting Training for Lehigh Faculty and Staff

Date & Time: Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 12:10 pm to 1:10 pm

Location: EWFM 625

Presenters: Peggy Kane and Holly Zakos

Audience: Faculty, Staff

Lehigh now has an institutional site license for Zoom, a communications platform that offers audio and video conferencing services across all operating systems and mobile platforms. Faculty and staff can schedule, host and record online sessions, reducing the need for traversing campus for in-person meetings.

Some of the benefits of Zoom include two-way audio and video conferencing, desktop sharing, and support for a variety of devices such as Windows, MacOS, and Android. Zoom is also integrated with Course Site, facilitating its use in both academic and administrative settings.

Join us to learn the features of Zoom that can make your meetings easier.