Workshops and Seminars

Teaching Workshops

  • To watch 2016-2017 workshop and seminar videos, please click here.
  • To watch earlier workshop and seminar videos, please scroll down the page and follow the links.

2020-2021

Workshop Title Date Presenter(s)
  • Sharing Best Practices in Online Teaching
Sept.15 & 24, 2020; Feb. 24, 2021 Murat Sözer
  • Course Design and Delivery for Fall 2020
Sept.15 & 24, 2020 Zuhal Zeybekoğlu
  • What worked and what did not work in teaching and assessing online
October 21,2020 Nazlı Baydar
  • Jazz up your classes with MIRO
November 5, 2021 Aykut Coşkun
  • Teaching Approaches to Improve Learning: Before-During-After Zoom Sessions
Feb. 24, 2021 Zuhal Zeybekoğlu

Previous Semesters

2019-2020

 

Workshop Title Date Presenter(s)
  • How to Design and Assess Group Work
June 17, 2020 Zuhal Zeybekoğlu
  • Neuroscience in STEM Education
Dec.13, 2019 Prof. Dr. Dante J. Dorantes-Gonzalez (MEF University)
  • Blackboard and Panopto
March 20, 23, 25, 26, 2020 Deniz Uzunosmanoğlu

Seda Akgül

  • Blackboard Tests and Assignments
April 20, May 7, 2021 Deniz Uzunosmanoğlu

Seda Akgül

2018 – 2019

 

Workshop Title Date Presenter
Learning-Centered Course Design and Delivery Jan 16, Apr 25 Zuhal Zeybekoglu
Blackboard: Getting Started Feb 13, Feb 28, Mar 18, Apr 2 Selin Deniz Uzunosmanoğlu
Blackboard: Assignment and Grading Feb 19, Mar 6, Apr 8, May 9 Selin Deniz Uzunosmanoğlu
Blackboard Grade Center Feb 26, Mar 27, Apr 18, Apr 13 Selin Deniz Uzunosmanoğlu
Blackboard: Tests and Question Pools Feb 21, Mar 19, Apr 17, May 6 Selin Deniz Uzunosmanoğlu
Blackboard: Turnitin Direct Assignment Feb 21, Mar 19, Apr 17, May 6 Ayhan Çerçi
Lecture Capturing with Panopto Feb 18, Mar 12, Apr 4, Apr 24 Ayhan Çerçi
Immediate Response Systems with Kahoot & TurningPoint Feb 26, Mar 28 Seda Akgül
Improving Critical Thinking Skills in Both Speaking and Writing through Blackboard Feb 19 Özgür Pala
A Class Without a Lecture: Sharing the Flipped Classroom Experience Mar 22 Zeynep Aycan
Syllabus Design Jan 10, Jan 31 Zuhal Zeybekoglu
Blackboard Getting Started Oct. 2 & 11; Nov. 5, Dec. 5 Selin Deniz Uzunosmanoğlu
Learning-Centered Course Design and Delivery Oct. 18 & Jan 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? April 16, 2014 Zeynep Aycan & Graduate Students
Creative Thinking March 13, 2014 Kemal Türker
Effective Communication II March 7,2014 Tamer Güler
Effective Communication I  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

 

Why Don’t Students Listen To My Lectures?
And What Can I Do About İt?

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
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 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?  March 13, 2013 Murat Sözer
How to Integrate Clickers (student response system) into Your Lectures  February 22, 2012 Murat Sözer
Lecturing with Tablets and Podium Touch Screens November 27, 2012 Murat Sözer
The Implementation of LMS (Learning Management System) Technologies at KU: The Case of “ELC Online” November, 19 2012 Ozan Varlı
How to Incorporate PowerPoint into Your Lectures?  November, 13 2012 Murat Sözer
Using Technology as a Learning Tool  November, 5 2012 Pınar Özbek
How to Integrate Clickers into Courses October, 8-9 2012 Murat Sözer

 

2011-2012

 

Workshop Title Date Presenter
Discussion on Teaching Groups of Students with Mismatched Skills May 3, 2012 Nazlı Baydar
Discussion on Discussion March 14, 2012 Nazlı Baydar
How to Grade the Performance of your Stundents Effectively? 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
November 17, 2011 Nazlı Baydar
How to Prepare an Exam November 2, 2011 Nazlı Baydar
How to Explain Clearly 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