September Newsletter

Posted: September 16, 2013


 September 2013
Innovative Teaching and Technology Newsletter
Dear Faculty & Staff,
The newly established Office of Innovative Teaching and Technology (ITT) is a merger of the Office of Faculty Development and the Center for eLearning and Technology.  ITT exists to enrich the learning environment of APU by leveraging the best pedagogical practices and the most appropriate technologies that enhance teaching effectiveness.  As the 2013-2014 school year commences, ITT would like to highlight a few opportunities and resources that you might find helpful.  For more information about ITT, please visit our website at
 Upcoming Events & Opportunities for Growth
 Join a Webinar
Grading in the Assignments Tool
offered by Jim Mezzanotte, ANI Sakai expert
Sept. 18th 10-11am | Register Free Here

Social Collaboration in the Classroom
offered by TLT Group
Sept. 20th 11-12pm | Register Free Here

Getting Started in Online Teaching
offered by SLOAN Consortium
Sept. 24th 11-12pm | Register Free Here

Sakai Basics Bootcamp
offered by Katie Price, ITT
Oct. 10th 10-11am | Register Free Here
 Take a Class
Online Faculty Training 101
offered by ITT
Oct. 7 - Nov. 1 | Register Free Here

Sakai Companion Training 101
offered by ITT
Oct. 14 - Nov. 8 | Register Free Here

 Attend a Workshop
Learning That Lasts: Engaging Students in Deep Learning
offered by Dr. Laurie Schreiner, CTLA
Oct. 17th 1:30-3pm | VIP Room, W. Campus

View the full ITT Calendar Here!
 Helpful Resources

Sakai Tutorials on YouTube
Subscribe to CTLA's new YouTube channel to stay up to date on the latest tutorials available for Sakai.
Visit ITT's new webpage to check out the latest Teaching and Technology Resources for hybrid and online learning.

Sloan-C Institutional Membership
All of APU can now enjoy Sloan-C institutional membership benefits including discounts for conferences, workshops,  publications and free webinars.
Need Personalized Help? Who to contact: 
Technical Support, Questions about Sakai Tools, How Things Work, Gradebook, Users,  Broken Links, etc. 
Phone:   (626) 815-5050
Questions about Teaching Online, Course Development, Innovative Teaching Strategies, Student Learning
Phone:   (626) 387-5730 | |
Click here to view this newsletter in your internet browser.