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In coordination with the Fall Contingency Planning Task Force, EKU will host the Responsive Teaching Symposium on Aug. 10-14. The Responsive Teaching Symposium prepares faculty, academic staff engaged in teaching and all members of the EKU community through a series of interactive workshops, group discussions and panels focused on online, hybrid and flexible teaching practices, strategies and approaches this fall semester. Sessions will focus on practical strategies that can be implemented in fall courses. All members of the EKU community are welcome to register for sessions as schedules allow. Sessions will be available synchronously (in real-time) via Zoom and also available via video, along with a set of tools and resources.
Click "More On This Announcement" below to view the full schedule and register for sessions. For additional resources, visit http://remoteteaching.eku.edu.
The fall 2020 Professional Learning Community offerings include the following topics and are available now.
•Discipline Specific Critical Reading (for the College of Health Sciences)
•From Idea to Data: Moving Through the Research Process
•TILT (Transparency in Learning & Teaching)
•Open Educational Resources
In addition, more than 15 Teaching and Learning Innovation sessions will be presented by faculty colleagues.
In accordance with safety guidelines, fall 2020 FCT&L programs will be offered remotely in real time via Zoom and available for access after the session via video, along with slides and resources referenced during the session. Face-to-face sessions will not be offered this semester.
For more information, click "More On This Announcement" below.
If you are teaching classes this academic year, consider offering students an alternate class assignment related to reflections on the COVID-19 pandemic. EKU Special Collections & Archives is inviting EKU students, faculty, staff and community members to share their stories with us, so we can preserve them for future generations. They could write a brief essay, keep a journal, create artwork, compose a poem or even interview family and friends. For tips, prompts and how to donate work to Archives, click “More On This Announcement” below.
Our brains like order. The visual distraction of clutter increases cognitive overload, can reduce your working memory and reduces the ability to stay focused.
Commit to declutter five minutes each day a space in your life: your desk, your vehicle, your house, your garage or your yard. You will earn 20 points toward your quarterly wellness credits if you spend time decluttering 20 days in the month of August. Click "More On This Announcement" below for more information about this challenge.
Eating fruit provides health benefits. Many fruits are naturally low in fat, sodium and calories and have no cholesterol.
Commit to eating three servings of fruit for 20 days in the month of August and receive 20 points toward your third quarter credits. Click "More On This Announcement" below for more information about this challenge.
Join the staff of the EKU Counseling Center today for a workshop on emotional regulation. Regardless of whether you are at home or school, every day we can experience a wide range of emotions. This workshop will focus on scientifically-backed methods of managing your emotions, providing activities and tools that can help you feel more grounded and in control of your emotional functioning.
Event Date: August 05; 10:30-11:30 a.m.