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Upcoming Workshops  Workshop Calendar

Online Training  Recorded Training

  • Technology Across Campus is an integrated technology training series offered by the Instructional Design Center in collaboration with Information Technology Services, Faculty Resource Center and others.
  • All levels welcome unless specific requirements are stated in the workshop description.
  • Please make sure to register (below) for each workshop you plan to attend (not required for online training)
Ramapo

Workshop Schedule

All workshops are being offered remotely, registration is not required. To attend workshops remotely, find the session below you want to attend and at the start of the workshop click the “Join the Webinar Remotely” button to join the session.

June 2020
Jun. 02
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

This workshop presents best practices from research and faculty experience for teaching online courses. Topics include synchronous vs. asynchronous course delivery, course management, student engagement, forums and chats, projects and research, and assessment.

Pedagogy Connection: This workshop provides an in-depth look at strategies and ideas for successful online course implementation.

Open to faculty and staff.

Presenter: Michael Bitz

Click the red button below at the start time to join, or copy and paste this link:
https://ramapo.webex.com/meet/training16

Join the Webinar Now

Jun. 03
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Instructors will learn how to import existing course content into a blank Canvas course. Topics will include importing from Moodle, importing from another Canvas course, and uploading content from a computer.

Pedagogy Connection: Canvas will become Ramapo’s Learning Management System over the course of this year. This workshop guides instructors on how to import existing content into a Canvas course in order to deliver content and increase student engagement.

Open to faculty and staff.

Presenter: Ray Fallon

Click the red button below at the start time to join, or copy and paste this link:
https://ramapo.webex.com/meet/training16

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Jun. 04
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Canvas courses are structured on Modules and Pages as the modes for delivering content, assignments, and more. This workshop focuses on how to use Modules and Pages to structure a course. Participants will view examples from a current course and explore the different ways in which Modules and Pages can be used to successfully manage a course through Canvas.

Pedagogy Connection: Canvas is Ramapo’s Learning Management System. This workshop guides instructors on how to use Canvas as a tool for managing a course through the system of Modules and Pages.

Open to faculty and staff.

Presenter: Professor Michael Bitz

Click the red button below at the start time to join, or copy and paste this link:
https://ramapo.webex.com/meet/training16

Join the Webinar Now

Jun. 09
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Webex is a powerful teaching and conferencing platform that enables instructors to conduct live online classes and office hours. This workshop will introduce the basics of Webex and demonstrate its tools, including chat, screenshare, polling, and more. Webex is an ideal platform for synchronous learning for online and hybrid courses, and it makes for a great way to hold class even on snow days.

Pedagogy Connection: This online learning platform is ideal for online and hybrid courses. Webex enables students to collaborate online, present research, and participate in chats and forums. Instructors are able to use the platform as a vehicle for delivering quality online synchronous instruction through the microphone/webcam, screen sharing, polling, and much more.

Open to faculty and staff.

Presenter: Trish Williams

Click the red button below at the start time to join, or copy and paste this link:
https://ramapo.webex.com/meet/training16

Join the Webinar Now

Jun. 11
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Canvas is a powerful tool for increasing student engagement with innovative assignments and interactive discussion forums. This workshop focuses on best practices for creating assignments, providing feedback, and organizing grades. Participants will view sample assignments and explore a range of feedback options. We will also examine the simple process for creating discussion forums to promote community and engagement in your course.

Pedagogy Connection: Canvas is now the College’s Learning Management System. This workshop guides instructors on how to increase student engagement through engaging assignments and increase classroom community through discussion forums in Canvas.

Open to faculty and staff.

Presenter: Michael Bitz

Click the red button below at the start time to join, or copy and paste this link:
https://ramapo.webex.com/meet/training16

Join the Webinar Now

 

Jun. 16
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

This session will introduce you to the capabilities of the newest version of TechSmith Relay to record lectures and presentations that can be shared with students. Capture everything that you can display on a computer screen, including PowerPoint presentations, and interactions with software or web sites. Along with the video from the computer screen, record your voice and other audio, and optionally your face with a webcam. The simplicity of Relay makes it easy to record, publish and share your videos. Relay allows you to add quiz questions to your videos, as well. Relay is installed in classrooms on all PC teaching stations. Relay is available for students to use as well.

Pedagogy Connection: TechSmith Relay enables instructors to create high quality and engaging instructional videos for any course. This mode of instructional delivery helps students to learn course content at their own pace and on their own time. Instructional videos also enable instructors to “flip” the classroom by covering the content online and helping students to practice or discuss the concepts in class.

Open to faculty and staff.

Presenter: Trish Williams

Click the red button below at the start time to join, or copy and paste this link:
https://ramapo.webex.com/meet/training16

Join the Webinar Now

Jun. 17
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Instructors will learn how to import existing course content into a blank Canvas course. Topics will include importing from Moodle, importing from another Canvas course, and uploading content from a computer.

Pedagogy Connection: Canvas will become Ramapo’s Learning Management System over the course of this year. This workshop guides instructors on how to import existing content into a Canvas course in order to deliver content and increase student engagement.

Open to faculty and staff.

Presenter: Ray Fallon

Click the red button below at the start time to join, or copy and paste this link:
https://ramapo.webex.com/meet/training16

Join the Webinar Now

Jun. 18
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Canvas enables instructors to align student learning outcomes, rubrics, and assignments in a simple and effective way. This workshop focuses on creating outcomes, managing rubrics, and connecting both of these things to assignments. Participants will view sample outcomes and explore a range of rubric options. We will all explore the Learning Mastery component of the Canvas Gradebook, which highlights student progress on each of the identified learning outcomes.

Pedagogy Connection: Canvas is now the College’s Learning Management System. This workshop guides instructors on how to align student learning outcomes with rubrics and assignments in Canvas. This linkage is a tenet of successful course design by working “backwards” from the student learning outcomes to the assignments and related feedback.

Open to faculty and staff.

Presenter: Michael Bitz

Click the red button below at the start time to join, or copy and paste this link:
https://ramapo.webex.com/meet/training16

Join the Webinar Now

Jun. 23
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Webex is a powerful teaching and conferencing platform that enables instructors to conduct live online classes and office hours. This workshop will introduce the basics of Webex and demonstrate its tools, including chat, screenshare, polling, and more. Webex is an ideal platform for synchronous learning for online and hybrid courses, and it makes for a great way to hold class even on snow days.

Pedagogy Connection: This online learning platform is ideal for online and hybrid courses. Webex enables students to collaborate online, present research, and participate in chats and forums. Instructors are able to use the platform as a vehicle for delivering quality online synchronous instruction through the microphone/webcam, screen sharing, polling, and much more.

Open to faculty and staff.

Presenter: Trish Williams

Click the red button below at the start time to join, or copy and paste this link:
https://ramapo.webex.com/meet/training16

Join the Webinar Now

Jun. 25
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Canvas can be a great resource for delivering online exams. This workshop focuses on creating quizzes, the variety of available question types, and feedback options. Participants will view sample quizzes and practice creating a quiz of their own. We will all introduce the Respondus LockDown Browser and Monitor systems to prevent cheating during online exams.

Pedagogy Connection: Canvas is now the College’s Learning Management System. This workshop guides instructors on how to successfully create online assessments in Canvas. The workshop covers a variety of assessment options and also investigates ways to prevent cheating.

Open to faculty and staff.

Presenter: Michael Bitz

Click the red button below at the start time to join, or copy and paste this link:
https://ramapo.webex.com/meet/training16

Join the Webinar Now