Teaching Workshops

Workshops and Seminars

Teaching Workshops

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Workshop Title Date Presenter
Syllabus Design January 10 Zuhal Zeybekoglu
Blackboard Getting Started Oct. 2 & 11; Nov. 5, Dec. 5 Selin Deniz Uzunosmanoğlu
Learning-Centered Course Design and Delivery Oct. 18 & January 16 Zuhal Zeybekoglu
Turnitin Direct Assignment in Blackboard Oct. 9, Nov. 8, Dec. 6 Ayhan Çerçi
Lecture Capturing with Panopto Oct. 3 & 25; Nov. 7, Dec. 3 Ayhan Çerçi
Immediate Response Systems with Kahoot & TurningPoint Oct. 22 & 30 Seda Akgül
Blackboard Assignment and Grading Oct. 15, Nov. 7, Dec. 6 Selin Deniz Uzunosmanoğlu
Blackboard Grade Center Oct. 4 & 16,, Nov. 13, Dec. 5 Selin Deniz Uzunosmanoğlu
Blackboard Tests and Question Pools Oct. 23, Nov. 14, Dec. 10 Selin Deniz Uzunosmanoğlu
2017-2018
Workshop Title Date Presenter
Educational Technology Demo Day May 29, 2018 Ayhan Çerçi
Seda Akgül
Selin Deniz Uzunosmanoğlu
Active Learning for Undergraduates with Digital Course Projects April 25, 2018 Özge Gürcanlı
Active Learning Classrooms: Design and Teaching February 27, 2018 Zeynep Aycan
Birgül Arslan
Oğuzhan Özcan
Murat Sözer
Brain-Based Learning and its Reflections in Class December 15, 2017 Murat Sözer
Oya Yerin Güneri
Yeşim Çapa Aydın
Student Centered Course Design and Lecturing November 18, 2017 Zuhal Zeybekoğlu
New Approaches and Practices in Learning and Teaching November 18, 2017 Oya Yerin Güneri
Assessing Student Learning November 17, 2017 Yeşim Çapa Aydın
Lecturing Will Never Die! November 10, 2017 Zuhal Zeybekoğlu
Effective use of Presentation Tools to Enhance Student Engagement October 26, 2017 Murat Sözer
Oya Yerin Güneri
Yeşim Çapa Aydın
Use of Educational Technologies at KU October 25, 2017 Ayhan Çerçi
Ferhat Çağan
Ph.D. Student Advising October 16, 2017 Zeynep Aycan
Levent Demirel
Murat Sözer
Effective Communication October 13, 2017 Tamer Gürel
Effective Teaching Tips and Good Practices September 29, 2017 Murat Sözer
2016-2017
Workshop Title Date Presenter
Teaching Innovation Grant Panel May 10, 2017 Durato Haciu
Mehmet Cengiz Onbaşlı
Özen Nergis Dolcerocca
Patricia Ann Ramey Balcı
Brunch Workshop: My Teaching Experiences at KU (5) May 4, 2017 Murat Önok
Brunch Workshop: My Teaching Experiences at KU (5) May 4, 2017 Yiğit Sayın
Supporting Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines: Methods for Student-Centered Teaching March 1, 2017 Chris M. Anson
Flipped Learning: Experiences at MEF University January 20, 2017 Joshua Shannon-Chastain
Flipped Learning: Experiences at MEF University January 20, 2017 Bora Sinç
Flipped Learning: Experiences at MEF University January 20, 2017 Caroline Fell Kurban
Brunch Workshop: My Teaching Experiences at KU (4) December 16, 2016 Yonca Köksal
Brunch Workshop: My Teaching Experiences at KU (4) December 16, 2016 Figen Ecer
Brunch Workshop: My Teaching Experiences at KU (3) November 25, 2016 Özlem Olgu
Brunch Workshop: My Teaching Experiences at KU (3) November 25, 2016 Tilbe Göksun
Brunch Workshop: My Teaching Experiences at KU (2) November 11, 2016 Tekin Dereli
Brunch Workshop: My Teaching Experiences at KU (1) November 4, 2016 Alper Uzun
Brunch Workshop: My Teaching Experiences at KU (1) November 4, 2016 Murat Sözer
Social Brains of the Digital Era October 14, 2016 Soner Yıldırım
2015-2016
Workshop Title Date Presenter
Facilitating Discussion in Lectures and in Small Group Sessions to Solidify and Enhance Student Learning May 27, 2016 Michelle DallaPiazza
Celebrating Teaching Innovation Grant Workshops May 3-6, 2016 Mehmet Gönen
Birgül Arslan
Nilgün Göktepe
Aykut Coşkun
Alptekin Küpçü
Interactive Instructional Design April 1, 2016 Eda Bozköylü
My Teaching Experiences at KU November 19, 2015 Cüneyt Demirgüreş
Procterless Exam November 13, 2015 Zeynep Aycan
Big Teaching: Fostering Motivation, Creativity and Integration of Learning in University Students October 1, 2015 James Lang
Small Teaching: Research-Based Strategies to Boost Learning in University Classes September 30, 2015 James Lang
2014-2015
Workshop Title Date Presenter
Inquiry-Based Teaching April 16, 2015 Carolyn Aslan
My Teaching Experiences at KU November 14, 2014 Murat Usman
Educational Technology in Higher Education (Video) November 28, 2014 Kursat Cagiltay
Inverted/Flipped Classroom Technique and Best Practices in LMS (Video) November 28, 2014 Kurşat Cagiltay
Captivating Mini Lectures: Death by Academic PowerPoint. From Killer Professors to Killer Presenters! December 19, 2014 Christy Price
The Ultimate Course is not an Illusion: Creating Courses of Excellence December 18, 2014 Christy Price
2013-2014
Workshop Title Date Presenter
What does the pink form mean, what do the students perceive? (Handouts) April 16, 2014 Zeynep Aycan & Graduate Students
Creative Thinking (Handouts) March 13, 2014 Kemal Türker
Effective Communication II (Handouts) March 7,2014 Tamer Güler
Effective Communication I (Handouts) February 7-21-28 Tamer Güler
Critical Thinking December 24, 2013 Hale Öner
How to Make Teaching Large Classes Effective and Fun with Technology December 12, 2013 Murat Sözer
My Teaching Experiences at KU November 1, 2013 Burak Özbağcı
2012-2013
Workshop Title Date Presenter
Ensuring Purposeful, Productive Discussion in the University Classroom April 30, 2013 Bill Roberson
Optimize Student Cooperation and Collaboration: Are You Ready For Team-Based Learning? April 30, 2013 Bill Roberson
Why Don’t Students Listen To My Lectures?
And What Can I Do About İt?
April 29, 2013 Bill Roberson
Let’s Raise The Bar: How To Use Active Learning To Drive Critical Thinking April 29, 2013 Bill Roberson
Team-based Learning: How and Why it Works (Handouts | Video) March 27, 2013 Robynn Allveri
Experiences of KOLT Teaching Innovation Grant Recipients March 20, 2013 Aslı Niyazioğlu
Bülent Kılıç
How to incorporate PowerPoint into your Lectures? (Handouts) March 13, 2013 Murat Sözer
How to Integrate Clickers (student response system) into Your Lectures (Handouts) February 22, 2012 Murat Sözer
Lecturing with Tablets and Podium Touch Screens (Handouts) November 27, 2012 Murat Sözer
The Implementation of LMS (Learning Management System) Technologies at KU: The Case of “ELC Online” (Handouts) November, 19 2012 Ozan Varlı
How to Incorporate PowerPoint into Your Lectures? (Handouts) November, 13 2012 Murat Sözer
Using Technology as a Learning Tool (Handouts) November, 5 2012 Pınar Özbek
How to Integrate Clickers into Courses (Handouts) October, 8-9 2012 Murat Sözer
2011-2012
Workshop Title Date Presenter
Discussion on Teaching Groups of Students with Mismatched Skills (Handout 1 | Handout 2) May 3, 2012 Nazlı Baydar
Discussion on Discussion (Handout) March 14, 2012 Nazlı Baydar
How to Grade the Performance of your Stundents Effectively? (Handout) December 15, 2011 Nazlı Baydar
How to Farily Evaluate Students of Diverse Levels of Maturity and Skill December 13, 2011 Joni Webb Petschauer
Engaging Students of Diverse Interest and Background December 13, 2011 Joni Webb Petschauer
How to Prepare Students for an Exam
(Handout)
November 17, 2011 Nazlı Baydar
How to Prepare an Exam November 2, 2011 Nazlı Baydar
How to Explain Clearly
(Handout)
October 11, 2011 Nazlı Baydar
The Writing On The Wall: The Use of a Document
Projector To Share Student Work
James Ward
2010-2011
Workshop Title Date Presenter
Academic Dishonesty: Plagiarism, Cheating, and All Other Forms March 31, 2011 Peter Lindsay
Lecturing on Non-Powerpointable Topics March 31, 2011 Peter Lindsay
The Nightmare Class March 29, 2011 Peter Lindsay
3 High Impact Practices To Promote Students’
Engagement in Your Lectures
February 22, 2011 Nazlı Baydar
3 Immediately Useful Strategies to
Motivate Your Students
March 15, 2011 Nazlı Baydar
3 Strategies to Improve Your Students’
Exam Performance
April 12, 2011 Nazlı Baydar
3 Strategies To Promote Students’
Preparation Prior to Class
May 10, 2011 Nazlı Baydar
Course Design Part II November, 25, 2010 Marcelo Clerici-Arias
Generating Discussion and Interaction in Class (especially in Freshman and Sophomore courses) November 24, 2010 Marcelo Clerici-Arias
Engaging Large Classes November 23, 2010 Marcelo Clerici-Arias
Course Design Part I November 23, 2010 Marcelo Clerici-Arias

Other Workshops (Teaching Workshops Designed for KU Departments)

Workshop Title Date Presenter
Team Teaching
(SON)
September 6, 2014 Zuhal Zeybekoğlu
Learning-Centered Activities
(SON)
July 4, 2014 Zuhal Zeybekoğlu
Reflective Learning
(SON)
July 4, 2014 Zuhal Zeybekoğlu
Team-Based Learning
(SON)
July 4, 2014 Murat Sözer & Zuhal Zeybekoğlu
Effective Use of Multiple Choice Questions in Medicine Classes
(SOM)
October 17, 2013 Murat Sözer
Course Design
(SON)
July 23, 2013 Zuhal Zeybekoğlu
How to Use Clickers in Active Learning Classes (Nursing Schools National Symposium:Assessment and Evaluation Methods in Integrated Curriculum) December,20 2012 Murat Sözer
Alternative Assessment Techniques in Active Learning Classes (Nursing Schools National Symposium:Assessment and Evaluation Methods in Integrated Curriculum) December,20 2012 Zuhal Zeybekoğlu
Profile of Koç University Students
(SON)
March 1, 2012 Nazlı Baydar
Academic Advising
(SON)
November 18, 2011 Nazlı Baydar