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About the CTRL

Lunch & Learn Series

Started in Fall 2023, the CTRL's Lunch & Learn series is offered as an informal presentation and discussion series focusing on various instructional design- and library-related subjects. Topics covered in this series include accessibility, artificial intelligence, open access, and inculsion and engagement. Recordings from past Lunch & Learn events will be posted as they are made avaliable.

Lunch & Learn Recordings

Spring 2024

Midnfulness-based Stress Reduction: Taking Care of You (February 14, 2024)

With special guest speaker Teya Kamel (Director of Clinical Education, Undergraduate Nursing)

Intelligent Agents in Brightspace: Using Data Analytics to Support Student Success (February 28, 2024)

Hosted by CTRL staff member David Harpine (Instructional Designer)

CAA Toolkit for Faculty (March 13, 2024)

With special guests Komal Rizvi (Director of the Center for Academic Achievement), David Gordon (Academic Coach, Athlete Progress & Compliance Coordinator), and Rebecca Kanaskie (Writing Support Coordinator) of the CAA

Link to CAA resources on MyCarlow

Title III Update and Intro to Universal Design for Learning (March 25, 2024)

With Alexis Smith Macklin (Director of the CTRL)

DEIA Initiatives: Best Practices Across Campus (March 27, 2024)

With Caroline Silver (Senior Instructional Designer, CTRL)

Disinformation, Misinformation, and AI: The Information Literacy Survival Kit (April 3, 2024)

With CTRL staff members Richard Brzustowicz (Instruction & Outreach Librarian) and Luke Carter (Education Media Production Specialist)

Grace Library Updates & Impact of Budget on Services and Collections (April 15, 2024)

With Alexis Smith Macklin (Director of the CTRL) and Alyson Koenig (Access Services Librarian)

REDCAP (Research Electronic Data Capture) (May 6, 2024)

With special guest Jacqueline Gartner-Schmidt (Associate Professor, Speech-Language Pathology)

Fall 2023

Simplify the Syllabus: Templates, Repositories, and Policies (September 20, 2023)

Creating and Using Video Content (September 27, 2023)

What You Need to Know About ChatGPT and AI (October 4, 2023)

Making the Most of Microsoft Products to Support Your Teaching (October 11, 2023)

Open Access and the Future of Academic Publishing (October 18, 2023)

Finding & Using Open Educational Resources (OER) (October 25, 2023)

Project SAFE: Creating a Safe and Engaging Classroom Experience (November 8, 2023)

DEIA andthe Mercy Mission as Part of Your Course Design (Nover 15, 2023)

Universal Design for Learning (November 29, 2023)

Upcoming Sessions

Fall 2024 Schedule

Stay tuned for future Lunch & Learn events!

All Lunch & Learn sessions are held on Microsoft Teams.