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    Teaching Development

    Dr. Smith with Associate Vice-President Berryman and Provost Kneale after receiving Teaching Dossier Academy Certificate, 2017

    Recently, I have participated in several teaching development opportunities sponsored by the University of Windsor Centre for Teaching and Learning, and the Office of Open Learning.

    These include:

    • Introduction to Teaching Online (Advanced)
    • Pulling Together (1-3) – Foundations Series
    • Blackboard & Microsoft 365 (incl Teams) – Features and Limits
    • Sharing Course Content (Espresso Level)
    • Communication – Getting Started and Using Discussions (Decaf Level)
    • Grade Centre tips and Tricks Featuring Blackboard Annotate for Assignments
    • Deploying and Grading Tests
    • Building your Test in Blackboard – Tips for Success
    • Grading Student Work and Reconciling the Grade Centre (Decaf Level)
    • Subverting Assessment as We Pivot
    • Introduction to Online Teaching
    • Fundamentals of University Teaching Certificate Program
    • Certificate of Open and Online Learning
    • CTL Summer Series
    • Teaching Dossier Academy

    I also presented a conference session and served as a poster session judge at the University of Windsor International Teaching Conference, and a conference session at the GATacademy.

    Previously, I presented or co-presented at various teaching-related conferences, including:

    • AACRAO Strategic Enrollment Management Conference
    • ACPA – College Student Educators International Conference
    • American Library Association
    • Asian Pacific Association for International Education Conference
    • Association of International Educational Administrators Conference
    • Association of Registrars of Universities and Colleges of Canada
    • Canadian Association of College and University Student Services Conference
    • Canadian Bureau of International Education Conference
    • Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education
    • Canadian Strategic Enrolment Management Summit
    • China Conference for International Education
    • eCampus Ontario Technology Enabled Seminar and Showcase
    • International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
    • Information General Conference and Assembly
    • International First-Year Experience Conference
    • International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
    • NAFSA: Association of International Educators Conference
    • Society of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Conference
    • University of Windsor-Oakland University International Teaching Conference

    During my years as vice-provost, I sponsored an annual summer retreat on a wide array of teaching and learning topics that was attended by faculty, administrators, staff, and students. I also participated in various workshops and seminars at the university that explored teaching and learning topics.