Introducing an Ecosystem of Techniques for Feeling Better: An App for Staff & Students (Sanvello App)

With rising levels of stress, anxiety and depression, access to evidence-based mental health support is needed now more than ever. Join us to hear about on-demand self-help for stress, anxiety and depression via Sanvello, an app that uses cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and mindfulness techniques.  Part of your Optum EAP benefit, Sanvello is available at…

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New Guidance for NIH Biosketches and Other Support Format

In an effort to support strong collaboration between Federal research agencies, NIH has made every effort to align the Biographical Sketch (Biosketch) and Other Support format page with the guidance issued by the Office of Science and Technology Policy Joint Committee on the Research Environment. As a result, NIH has updated its application forms and…

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Behind the Scenes: Making the CETL Newsletter

CETL’s weekly Tips & Tricks email is a routine email that is sent to the campus faculty and staff each Monday morning. Each week the CETL newsletter is refreshed with new information, new learning opportunities, new educational articles, and new resources. In this session, we pull back the curtain and discuss how the weekly newsletter…

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VR and Healthcare Global Symposium – Top 3 Presentations

One hundred and fifty students at Case Western Reserve University had Anatomy classes using the Hololens 2 during this pandemic and they achieved better results than during presential classes.  Please join us to see how Case Western and other universities have been using XR technologies to enhance students learning and research. Learning objectives: Recognize the…

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Skill Share One-Year Celebration: Building a Community

May 2021 marks Skill Share’s 1st birthday.  It’s now a WesternU Community you can join.  Want to know more? Join us on Zoom to meet some of our Associates and see what it’s all about! Agenda: What is WesternU’s Skill Share and why would I want to join as an Associate? Fun group Zoom activity…

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Intro to Pivot Tables: How to Quickly Organize your Data in Excel

Pivot tables allow you to quickly organize and summarize information from large data groups. One of the important features of excel pivot tables is that it helps to create reports easily and efficiently. This can save you hours of hard work creating reports manually. Information from pivot tables can be used in various ways to…

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Planning for a Successful IRB or IACUC Submission in IRBnet

The Institutional Review Board (IRB ) and The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) has an important role in university research. One of the roles of  the IRB is to help to facilitate and process human subject protocol submission for appropriate approval. One of the roles of  IACUC is to help to facilitate and…

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3 EdTech Tools: Jamboard, ThingLink, Padlet

Have you been looking for a few new educational tools that can be used in the classroom? Look no further because this session will show you three, fun tools that can be easily included in your lessons.  This session will introduce you to Padlet and Jamboard—two educational tools that can be used for student collaboration and engagement. You will also learn about ThingLink—a software that provides ways to augment images and…

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OLC Conference Quick Fire

This quick-fire showcase will recap the most significant takeaways from the 2021 OLC Innovate conference.  With the theme of Education Reimagined, the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) and Merlot hosted a thought provoking conference in which CETL?s Instructional Design (ID) Team was fortunate to attend. After attending the all-day, week-long conference the ID Team has prepared a…

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