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Critical Digital Literacy and Generative AI: A Conversation (IN PERSON- March 27th, 2024, 9:00-10:30)

Critical Digital Literacy and Generative AI: A Conversation (IN PERSON- March 27th, 2024, 9:00-10:30)

Educators and students alike are feeling the pressure to develop new critical literacy skills in response to the challenges and opportunities posed by generative AI. How do we ensure that our own understanding of this new landscape is sufficiently up to speed? How do we support our students in becoming informed and critical consumers of […]

Academic Integrity & Artificial Intelligence: Where are we now? (ONLINE - February 27th, 2024, 10:00-11:30)

Academic Integrity & Artificial Intelligence: Where are we now? (ONLINE - February 27th, 2024, 10:00-11:30)

***Please Note Updated Date of February 27th, 2024*** Join us for an update on how generative AI has evolved over the past year, including an overview of its current capabilities and challenges to academic integrity. We will learn ways to identify and mitigate types of academic misconduct that can occur using these tools, and will […]

Reading for Teaching Winter 2024 - January - April 2024

Reading for Teaching Winter 2024 - January - April 2024

A collaborative program co-facilitated by the Teaching Commons and York University Libraries, Reading for Teaching is an informal, collegial opportunity to engage with colleagues from across campus interested in reading and talking about teaching. Participants will meet between 2-4 times over the term to discuss a common reading related to current challenges, opportunities, and conversations […]

AI and Education: A Hands-On Workshop for Course Transformation (August 19-30, 2024)

AI and Education: A Hands-On Workshop for Course Transformation (August 19-30, 2024)

This course can count toward the Certificate of Proficiency in Teaching for eLearning. Looking to get some hands-on time as you respond to ChatGPT and other generative AI tools in your teaching? Join us for a fully online course in the practical pedagogy of technology-enhanced teaching in the age of artificial intelligence. We will explore […]

Engagement Strategies for Teaching Remotely (Online) (Sept. 23-Oct. 18, 2024)

Engagement Strategies for Teaching Remotely (Online) (Sept. 23-Oct. 18, 2024)

This course can count towards the Certificate of Proficiency in Teaching for eLearning. Student engagement is a common goal whether you are teaching in a classroom, or online.  There are, however, added complexities to engaging students in the remote and online environment.  In this course, we will explore the challenges and barriers to engaging students […]

New Community of Practice: Generative AI Pedagogies at York (Launches ONLINE ~ 12:00-1:00 p.m. on October 3rd, 2023)

New Community of Practice: Generative AI Pedagogies at York (Launches ONLINE ~ 12:00-1:00 p.m. on October 3rd, 2023)

This community of practice is dedicated to uniting York University educators who share an interest in generative AI. Together, we connect, collaborate, and share resources, exploring best practices and addressing the challenges and opportunities we face in integrating this technology into postsecondary education. Beyond practical tips and strategies for adapting our teaching, we foster critical […]

York University Summit on Generative AI in Higher Education (ONLINE ~ 2:00-3:30 PM on October 18, 19, & 20, 2023)

York University Summit on Generative AI in Higher Education (ONLINE ~ 2:00-3:30 PM on October 18, 19, & 20, 2023)

Hosted by the Teaching Commons, the Institute for Research on Digital Literacies, and York University Libraries. Dive into the future of higher education as we explore the profound impact of generative AI at the three-day York University Summit. Day 1: Experience the Faculty Showcase, featuring York faculty members from across various disciplines. Learn about how […]

Academic Integrity & Assessment: Workshop Series (Oct. 18-Nov. 8, 2023)

Academic Integrity & Assessment: Workshop Series (Oct. 18-Nov. 8, 2023)

Join us this fall for one, two, or all three online workshops in a series focusing on the intersections between assessment practices and academic integrity, whether you teach in a face-to-face, Hy-flex, or fully online classroom. These sessions will address both established academic integrity concerns and those raised by emergent generative artificial intelligence technologies.   […]

The Peer Feedback Experience (Jun. 2-27, 2025)

The Peer Feedback Experience (Jun. 2-27, 2025)

This course can count towards the Certificate of Proficiency in Teaching for eLearning. Instructors at York have several platforms for peer-review available to choose from, including eClass Workshop, PeerScholar, Turnitin PeerMark, and a new pilot offering, Kritik. Whether you are exploring peer-review, -feedback, and -grading for the first time, or you are refining your existing approach, […]

Online Assignments: Deep Learning through Engaging Assignments (Jul. 7-Aug. 8, 2025)

Online Assignments: Deep Learning through Engaging Assignments (Jul. 7-Aug. 8, 2025)

This course can count towards the Certificate of Proficiency in Teaching for eLearning. While some assignments adapt relatively easily to the online environment, others present more challenges, ranging from the technical (managing group presentations online) to the pedagogical (ensuring students get timely and effective support). Rethinking assignments for online learning is a great opportunity to experiment […]