Attend

January 14, 2021

9:00am-3:45pm

Adapt • Persist • Connect

Thank you for attending the 2021 UWM Teaching and Learning Symposium! We are excited to be offering the symposium virtually this year, and we would like to express our gratitude to all presenters for contributing to a diverse and engaging program.

The program consists of a welcome and a keynote to kick off the event followed by five, 45-minute time slots with multiple concurrent sessions. Please note that all sessions, including comments added to the chat, will be recorded and posted in the Teaching and Learning Symposium SharePoint site for later viewing.

Joining Sessions

To enter a session in Collaborate Ultra, click the “Join Session” button to the right of the session title in the program. For a full description of the session, click on the session title. To access any materials provided by the presenters—such as handouts or slides—click on the download button ⬇️ next to the session title.

Connecting with Attendees

You can connect with other symposium attendees by posting to the symposium chat in Microsoft Teams. Share your ideas about teaching and learning, or reply to messages by your colleagues! You will need to be logged into Office 365 or Microsoft Teams to participate.

Getting Help

Send a message to CETL through Microsoft Teams if you need help joining a session or with questions about the symposium. Review the help documentation for participating in a Collaborate Ultra session.

Welcome and Keynote

9:00-10:30

TitleDescriptionSession Link
Welcome

Diane Reddy will provide a brief welcome to the symposium and will recognize the recipients of the Certificate in Online and Blended Teaching, the Certificate in Accessibility for Instructors, and the Certificate in Teaching for Multicultural Inclusion and Equity.Join Session
Keynote: "A Pedagogy of Kindness"
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Cate Denial will then deliver her keynote presentation entitled “A Pedagogy of Kindness,” which focuses on compassion, empathy, and understanding in teaching and learning.Use the session link above to access both the welcome and the keynote.

General Sessions

10:45-11:30

#TitlePresenter(s)Session TypeSession Link
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Bezos Ate My Essay: Stop Worrying About Student Data and Love the CloudNicole Bungert (Libraries)
Kristopher Purzycki (English)
Birds-of-a-FeatherJoin Session
02
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Collaborative Comments: Textual and Visual Annotation in CanvasLisa Hager (they, them, theirs) (CGS, English & Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies) Interactive PresentationJoin Session
03
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Preparing International Students for College Success in the USRebecca Willems-Solc (Ed Psych)
Susie Lamborn (Ed Psych)
Interactive PresentationJoin Session
04
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Group Projects: From Face-to-Face to OnlineStepanka Korytova (SCE)Interactive PresentationJoin Session
05
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Embracing Adversity: Mistakes as Iterative Course Design OpportunityAli Gattoni (Communication)
Stacey Mirviss-Jossart (Communication)
Ann Raddant (Biological Sciences)
Sarah Riforgiate (Communication)
Lane Sunwall (CETL)
Chris Willey (Art and Design)
Interactive PresentationJoin Session
06
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Ungrading at UWM: A ConversationShannon Denney (English)
Danielle Harms (English)
Maureen McKnight (English)
Amanda Seligman (History)
Birds-of-a-FeatherJoin Session
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Active Learning Strategies Used in Medication Administration ActivityMelissa Melcher (Nursing)
Kylateia Farrar-Stern (Nursing)
Interactive PresentationJoin Session

11:45-12:30

#TitlePresenter(s)Session TypeSession Link
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Strategies for Designing Online Courses during COVID-19Kristin Gaura (Education)
Simone Conceicao (Admin Leadership)
Interactive PresentationJoin Session
09
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Using Hypothesis for Social Annotations in Online and Hybrid CoursesHilary Snow (Honors)
Ryan Holifield (Geography)
Karolina May-Chu (FLL)
Aaron Schutz (Educational Policy)
Birds-of-a-FeatherJoin Session
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Timely Connections: An Ethics of Care PerspectiveKristin Sziarto (Geography)
Laura Stark (Advising)
Interactive PresentationJoin Session
11
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Prior Learning Assessment: An Innovative Practice for Student SuccessLaura Pedrick (Academic Affairs)
Phyllis King (Academic Affairs)
Nancy Nelson (SCE)
Chris Head (Registrar's Office)
Interactive PresentationJoin Session
12
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The Demands of Teaching Online: A TA's Guide for BalanceNatalie Schneider (Business)Interactive PresentationJoin Session
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Alternative AssessmentKelly Kohlmetz (Mathematical Sciences)Interactive PresentationJoin Session
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Connecting with First Year Students and Avoiding MisunderstandingsJill Rinzel (CGS)Birds-of-a-FeatherJoin Session

1:00-1:45

#TitlePresenter(s)Session TypeSession Link
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How to Adapt a Group Project Online: Synchronous or AsynchronousKim Omachinski (Communication)Birds-of-a-FeatherJoin Session
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Using Interactive ToolsBrenda Moench (Nursing)Interactive PresentationJoin Session
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Centering a Feminist Ethics of Care in the ClassroomKatie Klein (WGS)
Katie Merkle (WGS)
Zoe Colip (WGS)
Kayla Daspit (WGS)
Bridget Gibley (WGS)
Natalie Hilmer (WGS)
Birds-of-a-FeatherJoin Session
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Canvas Tools to Support Inclusive LearningShannon Aylesworth (ARC)
David Delgado (CETL)
Ed Price (CETL)
Interactive PresentationJoin Session
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Aiding International Teaching Assistants’ Adaption to Instructional TechnologyIruoma Ezumba (Communication)Interactive PresentationJoin Session
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Working Through the (Dis)Connect: How to Write Productive FeedbackJennifer Dworschack-Kinter (English)
Liana Ordcic (English)
Interactive PresentationJoin Session

2:00-2:45

#TitlePresenter(s)Session TypeSession Link
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Primary Source Literacy in the Online Classroom Abigail Nye (Archives)
Shiraz Bhathena (Archives)
Derek Webb (Archives)
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Converting Community-Based to Digital-Based Learning ExperiencesCarlynn Alt (Health Sciences)Interactive PresentationJoin Session
23
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Supporting Student Emotional Well-being in Digital SpacesLori Bokowy (Norris)
Melissa Will (UWEC Counseling Services)
Interactive PresentationJoin Session
24
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Pedagogy, Parenting, and a PandemicElizabeth Silverstein (Philosophy)Birds-of-a-FeatherJoin Session
25
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Teaching Graduate Students How to Teach Online during a PandemicBeth Vigoren (English)
Joni Hayward Marcum (Media, Cinema, & Digital Studies)
Casey James Brajevich (Media, Cinema, & Digital Studies)
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Supporting Comprehension in Introductory STEM ClassesLeah Johnson (Chemistry and Biochem)
Barbara Lucius (Teaching & Learning)
Interactive PresentationJoin Session

3:00-3:45

#TitlePresenter(s)Session TypeSession Link
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Teaching with Sustainability in Mind
Dylan Barth (CETL)Birds-of-a-FeatherJoin Session
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Bridging the Gap: Expectation and Reality of Online InstructionSooyeon Lee (FLL)Interactive PresentationJoin Session
29
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Co-Curricular ConnectionsAnna Grau Schmidt
Molly Mathias (Libraries)
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30
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I Hope You Zoom: PhD Students Adapt, Persist, and Connect VirtuallyChristopher Peters (Nursing)
Julia Snethen (Nursing)
Rebecca Parizek (Nursing)
Mary McMahon Bullis (Nursing)
Interactive PresentationJoin Session
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Preparing Undergraduate Students for Success in Pediatric PsychologyJulia Tager (Psychology)
Ansley Kenney (Psychology)
Interactive PresentationJoin Session
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Active Learning and Community Building In The Asynchronous ClassroomJonathan Wipplinger (German)
Jason Williamson (German)
Justin Court (German)
Interactive PresentationJoin Session