Summer 2023 Learning Opportunities

This summer we explore various topics all related to student success, including artificial intelligence (ChatGPT), teaching online, inclusive design, and strategies for learner engagement. Whether you take an individual workshop, a workshop series, or a course, add our learning opportunities to your summer calendar! Resources and recordings are shared below as they become available.

Designing and Teaching Online Courses

In this series we helped faculty and graduate students discover the resources available to UMass Boston faculty for designing exemplary fully online courses and for supporting online students. Learn practical tips from experienced faculty and connect with colleagues. Our guest speakers share relevant practical lessons that helped them transition to online teaching. Visit the pages below for recordings and other resources.

Staying Ahead of the Curve: Technology Trends at UMass Boston

These virtual learning opportunities were intended for faculty, staff, and students who are eager to remain informed about noteworthy developments within our university and the wider UMass system. Visit the page below for recording clips and resources.

Navigating the New Normal: Online & Hybrid Learning Post-COVID

Gain practical insights on what’s changed and opportunities and resources to help support you in adapting your courses to accommodate these changes.

From Surviving to Thriving: Empowering Gen Z Learners in the Post-COVID Classroom

Join our dynamic lunch-and-learn that taps into the essence of this demographic - providing faculty with insights for tapping into generational values and perspectives.

Teaching and Learning with AI 

Series dedicated to demonstrating tools and tips for using AI creatively. Visit the pages below for recordings and resources.

Strategies for Learner Engagement–Hybrid or Fully Online Course Asynchronous with Digital Badge Option

A 6-week course, developed in response to faculty requests for innovative ideas and enhanced support, combines insights from Susan A. Ambrose's How Learning Works with the university's technology apps.

Inclusive Design

In this series we explore ways to create an inclusive educational environment that supports the success of every student. Visit the pages below for recordings and resources.