Workshops and Events

The Baldwin Center offers Bowdoin faculty a wide variety of opportunities for professional development. For information and workshops specifically related to teaching online, faculty should visit Bowdoin Online Learning and Teaching (BOLT). Here is a helpful resource page for finding tutorials and info about using Zoom, Bookings, and Microsoft Teams.

Upcoming Virtual Events and Programs

For the time being, all events are being held online. In addition to those listed below, more workshops of interest to faculty may be found here or in the Faculty Orientation Course on Blackboard. 

Ungrading: A Faculty Learning Community

First Fridays, 2:00-3:00 PM (March 5, April 2, May 7)
Second Tuesdays, 9:30-10:30 AM (March 9, April 13, May 11)

Join a community of faculty interested in learning more about ungrading and possibly experimenting with it in a course in 2021. Details about meetings, readings, etc. will be created by the group. You are welcome to stick with the same day/time or change as needed with your schedule.
If interested, contact Katie Byrnes.

Ongoing: Faculty Orientation Course for Online Teaching and Learning 
The faculty orientation course contains a series of resources to help you deliver an engaging and quality online course experience. There are guides, white papers, and tutorials that are organized and sequenced within three overarching phases of online course development — planning your course, building within the LMS, and teaching students in the online modality. Open to Bowdoin College faculty.
Summer, 2020. Ongoing. This is an asynchronous course on Blackboard.