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The below workshops are targeted towards faculty at the Peabody Institute, and are facilitated by various departments across Peabody relative to the content provided. All workshops will be held online via Zoom, and are free to attend. Make sure to register using the links provided to ensure that you have the link to each workshop and receive reminders when they are upcoming. JHU username is required to sign up.

Upcoming Workshops

Canvas Introductory Sessions

Dates:
Thursday, August 25, 6pm-7pm – No registration required. Join us at https://peabody.jhu.edu/askLI
Tuesday, August 30, 2pm-3pm – Zoom Registration Link
Friday, September 2, 9am-10am – Zoom Registration Link
Friday, September 2, 1pm-2pm – Zoom Registration Link
Tuesday, September 6, 11am-12pm – Zoom Registration Link
Wednesday, September 7, 9am-10am – Zoom Registration Link
Friday, September 9, 11am-12pm – Zoom Registration Link

Description: Join the Learning Innovation team as we provide more details of Hopkins’ and Peabody’s transition to Canvas, and get you acquainted with Canvas, understand the similarities and differences between Canvas and our current LMS, and prepare to teach in Canvas.


Connecting Leading Voices in Jazz and Classical Music Theory

Date: Upcoming, Date TBD
Description: Join us as we bridge the divide between music theory from the perspective of jazz and classical music. In this interactive session, you will explore how chromaticism, voice-leading, a universal harmonic nomenclature, modes, and terminology to express analogues within Classical and Jazz theory usage, are quintessential elements to bridging the conceptual and pedagogical differences between the two equal disciplines. Learn about the musical and compositional vehicles identified as excellent teaching material to address these issues. Additionally, classical or Western European Art Music theory specialists would benefit from attending some of the jazz theory class sessions.
Facilitator: Mikel Combs
Zoom Registration Link


Blended Learning and Universal Design for Learning

Date: Thursday, September 15, 11am-12pm
Description:In this workshop we explore the blend of online and traditional instructional strategies. We also explore why and how to incorporate universal design for learning in your courses to improve student satisfaction, persistence, and retention. The UDL framework emphasizes the importance of building expert learners in any context. By leveraging instructional technology in your teaching practices, we can support students’ ability to develop expert learning skills.
Facilitators: The Learning Innovation Team
Zoom Registration Link


Faculty Learning Communities Information Session

Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2-3pm
Description:Interested in learning more about faculty learning communities at Peabody? Join us as we share the frameworks and financial and structural supports for you to initiate, participate in, and report out on a faculty learning communities. Platforms will be provided to share findings, outcomes, and recommendations with both peers and leadership, with the goal of improving the teaching and learning experience across the institution in a variety of ways.
Facilitators: The Learning Innovation Team
Zoom Registration Link


Online Showcase

Date: Upcoming, Date TBD
Description:Join us for Peabody’s first online course showcase. Tour the room as faculty share demos of their online courses. Ask questions about the faculty experience of facilitating an online course and hear more about student learning outcomes.
Facilitators:Various Faculty with the Learning Innovation Team
Zoom Registration Link


Creating Accessible Materials

Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2-3pm
Description: This workshop provides an overview of the top ways to making your course content more accessible. We’ll cover simple things you can do to make your online content more accessible, including Canvas courses, emails, presentations, and handbooks. Participants will leave the workshop with new skills for increased accessibility as well as familiarity with Hopkins resources for creating digital course materials.
Facilitators: The Learning Innovation Team
Zoom Registration Link


Foundations of Visual Design

Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2-3pm
Description: You will learn how visual communication can help improve audience motivation, engagement, and comprehension. We’ll cover some basic design concepts can help you create effective and effective materials. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to apply essential design elements to create more visually appealing presentations, reports, and course materials.
Facilitators: The Learning Innovation Team
Zoom Registration Link

Past Workshops – Recordings and Resources

Promotions and Reappointments

Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2pm-4pm
Description: This session will provide a roadmap and details for faculty related to promotions and reappointment. Key faculty will be present and involved to augment the discussion.
Facilitators: Abra Bush
View the recording (JHED authentication required)
Request the PPT slides


Microsoft Office 365 & Teams

Date: Monday, June 27, 10am-11am
Description: Overview of the Microsoft platform at JHU
Facilitators: IT@Peabody
View the recording (JHED authentication required)


Digital Teaching Collective

Date: Monday, July 11 – Wednesday, July 13, 9am-3pm each day
Stipend: $250
for full participation all 3 days
Description: The Collective provides Peabody faculty with the knowledge, tools, and practical experience to evolve their pedagogical practices within the context of existing and emerging educational technologies and theories. Of particular focus this year, the Collective will feature deep dives into the Canvas Learning Management System, providing participants with a deeper knowledge of the system as we fully launch Canvas in Summer and Fall 2022.
Facilitators: The Learning Innovation team
Request more information about the Collective and Recordings


Slate at Peabody

Date: Monday, July 18, 10am-11am
Description: The Slate platform is a critical platform beyond Admissions. Learn how it’s used at both the Conservatory and the Preparatory.
Facilitators: IT@Peabody
View the recording (JHED authentication required)


AEFIS Syllabus Training Session

Date: Tuesday, July 19, 11am-12pm
Description: Learn how to use JHU’s new AEFIS syllabus tool in Canvas to submit your syllabi for upcoming semesters. This session will be facilitated by member of Learning Innovation, IT@Peabody, and Academic Affairs.
Facilitators: Office of Academic Affairs, IT@Peabody, Learning Innovation
View the recording (JHED authentication required)


Designing Your Syllabus to Support Multilingual Students

Date: Thursday, August 4, 10am-12pm
Description: Multilingual students can often rely on course documentation to better understand faculty expectations and course requirements. This workshop will provide studio faculty and academic faculty an opportunity to review your syllabus with an eye for providing your multilingual students with the tools and resources they need in the syllabus to be successful in your course.
Facilitators: Kathleen DeLaurenti, Ahlam Musa
View the recording (JHED authentication required)


AEFIS Syllabus Training Session

Date: Friday, August 5, 1pm-2pm
Description: Learn how to use JHU’s new AEFIS syllabus tool in Canvas to submit your syllabi for upcoming semesters. This session will be facilitated by member of Learning Innovation, IT@Peabody, and Academic Affairs.
Facilitators: Office of Academic Affairs, IT@Peabody, Learning Innovation
View the recording (JHED authentication required)


Facilitating Difficult Conversations with Students

Date: Tuesday, August 16, 10am-4pm
Description: Join us for a workshop on facilitating difficult conversations with students. Facilitators will share stories and examples that demonstrate how to find common ground with others. This hands-on workshop features a keynote speaker, role-playing session, and opportunities to practice new skills in small groups.
Facilitators: Lisa Gottlieb (External Facilitator), Elizabeth Futral, Anicia Timberlake
Request more information about this workshop and recordings.

LAUNCHPad & Breakthrough Curriculum Deep Dive

Date: Thursday, August 18, 1pm-2pm
Description: This workshop will focus on the skills students develop over the course of the Breakthrough Curriculum, student work samples, and student impact.   The workshop will also highlight resources offered by the LAUNCHPad office for students, as well as, the experiential opportunities offered through our Community Based Learning Programs.
Facilitators: Zane Forshee, Christina Manceor
View the recording (JHED authentication required)

ArtsVision, Slate, and SharePoint, OH MY! POSTPONED

Date: TBD
Description: Join the Ensemble and Concert Operations teams as we provide an overview of where faculty can find all performance and ensemble information regarding. We’ll cover navigating, self service booking and viewing ensemble information in ArtsVision, accessing the Nest for student-facing info, the Faculty Forum for newsletters and announcements and how to manage your queue and juries in Slate.
Facilitators: Anna Harris, Greg Hays, Harry Oehler