July 27, 2023: Mark your Calendar for these upcoming USDLA Webinars

Dear USDLA friends — We hope you are having a wonderful week post-conference. We are taking a little break from our Free Friday Webinar Series as we catch our breath. But please mark your calendar to join the speakers and topics we have on the horizon:

  • August 18: Friends from our Tennessee chapter, led by Erica Bell, join us. Dr. Adam Wilson and Instructor Allen Shull will help us explore “The Ivory Tower of Babel? Concerns and Opportunities for ChatGPT and Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education” through a brief presentation followed by a no-doubt lively discussion.
  • August 25: We welcome Shaunice Sasser for “Tapping into Tik Tok: Techniques for Teaching Today” with Shaunice Sasser.
  • September 1: The trio of Toni Hill, Olimpia Leite-Trambly, and Jane Miller will explain the importance of Global Educational Mentorship (GEM).
  • September 8: Rosemary Okoiti and Juliet C. Hart will help us discover Where to Start with IDEAs (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility) — Understanding the Challenges & Opportunities!

All of the webinars will be from 1-2pm Eastern. Watch for more details in next week’s newsletters where you’ll be able to register and reserve your spot.

Remember: National Distance Learning Week is Nov. 6-10. Verizon will be sponsoring the 16th annual event. Click here for details: https://usdla.org/2023-ndlw/.

Until next Tuesday, wishing you all the best. —  USDLA Communications and Events Committee

SPONSOR WEBINAR: GoReact — Authentic Assessments for the AI Era, Wednesday, August 2, 2023 @ 11 a.m. ET

As you know, the rapid emergence of AI and transformative tools like ChatGPT has turned our traditional teaching methods upside down, offering both opportunities and challenges. Regardless of your stance on these new disruptors, one thing remains certain: the urgent need to redefine assessment strategies. Our collective goal is to ensure that all learning activities protect academic integrity and engage students in meaningful learning and skill development.

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