Professional Development

Topics include:

Giving AI its own category here đŸ˜‰

Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Classroom (ChatGPT, Claude, Gemini, Midjourney, DALL-E, etc.)

  • Understanding the Prompter/Tool Relationship
    Unpack the pivotal role educators play in shaping AI interactions to generate more detailed and thorough responses based on how they refer to themselves.
  • Emotional Prompting Techniques
    Harness the power of emotional intelligence to deepen connections and improve AI-generated content relevance, improved responses with greater context and attention to detail.
  • Redirecting AI for Equity and Inclusion
    Learn strategies to elicit AI responses that support diverse student needs and backgrounds, making every learner feel empowered.
  • Audience and Setting Awareness
    Tailor your AI interactions to meet the specific needs of your educational community, ensuring relevance and engagement.
  • Curriculum and Assessment Design
    Explore innovative ways to integrate LLMs into your curriculum planning and assessment strategies.
  • Supporting Learners with AI
    Empower your educators to use AI as a supportive assistant, enhancing personalized learning paths and feedback for all students. What does appropriate use look like and how should we think about providing students feedback when making submissions that utilize AI.
  • AI As Your Assistant
    Streamline administrative tasks and foster a culture of efficiency and innovation within your educational institution.
  • Messaging About AI
    Craft compelling narratives around AI adoption to encourage positive engagement among educators, students, and stakeholders. People in different parts of their AI journey will need to hear different messages on their way to adoption.

Other Areas of focus:

  • Grading/Feedback
  • Social/Teacher/Cognitive Presence in the online classroom
  • Accessibility
    • Tools and suggestions
    • Image Description
    • LMS set up
    • Proper layout/design
    • Accommodations/Modifications for online
  • Digital Design and Delivery
  • Open Educational Resources
  • Demonstrating Care in Online Courses