CITL Presents: Monday Morning Mentor Series

Sep 7th, 2016

Courtenay Alcock

CITL Presents: Monday Morning Mentor Series

We are now providing faculty members and instructors with access to Magna Publications' Monday Morning Mentor series - a weekly 20-minutes online professional development program.

Each week, participants get access to a short video presentation on topics such as: student engagement; teaching and learning; teaching online; assessment and learning goals; and much more. In addition to the video presentation, participants get access to a variety of helpful supplemental materials, handouts, transcripts and guides.

To subscribe to the Monday Morning Mentor series, please contact our Teaching and Learning Exchange at Upon subscribing, you will receive a weekly email with the presentation topic and password. If at some point you wish to unsubscribe to the list, simply do so by emailing

Upcoming topics for the fall 2016 semester include:

Sept. 5 - What is essential in a grading policy?

Sept. 19 - How can I avoid communication "misfires" with students?

Sept. 26 - How can I encourage the growth mindset with three simple tips?

Oct. 3 - How can I design critical thinking into my courses?

Oct. 10 - How can I use classroom assessment techniques (CATs) online?

Oct. 17 - How can course design prevent online cheating?

Oct. 24 - How can I assess critical thinking with objective items?

Oct. 31 - Beyond the discussion board: How can I engage online students?

Nov. 7 - How can I make online group projects more effective?

Nov. 14 - What ethical issues lurk in my grading policy?

Nov. 21 - What activities and assignments promote critical thinking?

Nov. 28 - How can I design academic integrity into my online programs?

Dec. 5 - How can I use peer mentoring to improve online teaching?


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