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Upcoming Workshops

Mar 04

Canvas Teaching Circle

March 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mar 11
Mar 15

How To Use Webex 101 for End Users

March 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mar 18

Get Up and Running with Webex Meetings

March 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mar 19

Apple User Group

March 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

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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 workshops are currently offered virtually.
  • 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.
Ramapo

Virtual Workshop Schedule

March 2021
Mar. 04
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

This teaching circle focuses on the use of Canvas. Participants will share their experiences with Canvas, including their successes and challenges. We will also review the Canvas tools for content delivery, assignments, and grading. 

Pedagogy Connection: Canvas is Ramapo’s Learning Management System. This workshop guides instructors on how to use Canvas as a tool for delivering and managing assignments, facilitating group work, and enhancing the student experience in the classroom.

Open to faculty and staff.

Facilitator: Professor Michael Bitz

Meeting Schedule (be sure to register for each date)

  • Thursday, March 4, 1-2 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 1, 1-2 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 29, 1-2 p.m.

Register

 

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

Enabling students to synthesize the content in creative ways helps them to stay engaged in the course and further the depth of their understanding. Topics include storyboarding, digital narratives, infographics, flowcharts, and mapping. These are free, web-based tools that can be aligned with practically any course content.

Pedagogy Connection: This workshop presents strategies and resources to increase student engagement and content acquisition through the pathway of creativity. 

Open to faculty and staff.

Presenter: Professor Michael Bitz

Register

Mar. 15
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This Webinar workshop will review the basics of WebEx. This includes how to Join a Meeting, how to Schedule a Meeting, and functionality in the meeting.

Open to faculty, staff and students.

Presenter: Professional Webex Trainer

Register

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

This session will cover Webex Meetings and will include a review of meeting basics. such as how to schedule, join, and functions within a meeting.  It will address best practices, and tips for educators and will highlight new features capabilities. Webex meetings can be used to teach synchronous class sessions, as well as other virtual meetings.

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 everyone.

Presenter: Salina Neuhaus, Professional Webex Trainer

Register

Mar. 19
12:30 pm - 01:30 pm

Join other Apple users on campus to share knowledge and learn more about Macintosh computers, iPhones and iPads. Topics of discussion will be decided by the group.

Open to everyone.

Facilitator: Trish Williams

Register

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

This session will cover Webex Events and Teams.  Events are used for larger scale, auditorium style events where you want to limit how the attendees participate. It will include a review of Webex Event basics, such as how to schedule, join, and functions within an Event.  It will address best practices for hosts.  Additionally, we will review Webex Teams. Teams provides a collaborative, persistent environment organized into Spaces and Teams. Teams allows for both asynchronous and synchronous features. Teams allows chat discussion, sharing of files, whiteboards, links, launch Webex Meetings, and more.

Open to everyone.

Presenter: Salina Neuhaus, Professional Webex Trainer

Register

April 2021
Apr. 01
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

This teaching circle focuses on the use of Canvas. Participants will share their experiences with Canvas, including their successes and challenges. We will also review the Canvas tools for content delivery, assignments, and grading. 

Pedagogy Connection: Canvas is Ramapo’s Learning Management System. This workshop guides instructors on how to use Canvas as a tool for delivering and managing assignments, facilitating group work, and enhancing the student experience in the classroom.

Open to faculty and staff.

Facilitator: Professor Michael Bitz

Meeting Schedule (be sure to register for each date)

  • Thursday, April 1, 1-2 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 29, 1-2 p.m.

Register

Apr. 06
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Create your Qualtrics account and get an overview of Qualtrics so you can begin your first survey. Learn about the available question types, survey options, methods of distributing your survey, and viewing survey reports.

Pedagogical Connection: Survey development has a wide range of pedagogical applications. Instructors can develop surveys to ascertain student feedback on course content  Surveys can also serve as assessment and data collection tools. Qualtrics surveys have extensive options that can help instructors tailor the surveys to their specific needs.

Open to faculty and staff.

Presenter: Trish Williams

Register

Apr. 15
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This Webinar workshop will review the basics of WebEx. This includes how to Join a Meeting, how to Schedule a Meeting, and functionality in the meeting.

Open to faculty, staff and students.

Presenter: Professional Webex Trainer

Register

Apr. 15
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Google Docs, Drive and Slides are part of the G Suite of applications included with Gmail. This workshop will focus on the Google Docs text editor, where you will get hands-on experience creating, and editing a document with others. Google Slides will also be demonstrated for creating and sharing slideshow presentations. Learn how to find and manage Docs and Slides on your Google Drive. Learn how to upload and share files and folders to your Google Drive with others at Ramapo.

Pedagogy Connection: Google Docs and Slides enables instructors to create collaborative assignments and peer editing groups. Docs is also an excellent tool for brainstorming and sharing important class information. Students can use Docs and Slides to complete assignments. Work more efficiently with Google Drive without fear of losing your materials.

Open to everyone.

Presenter: Trish Williams

Register

Apr. 16
12:30 pm - 01:30 pm

Join other Apple users on campus to share knowledge and learn more about Macintosh computers, iPhones and iPads. Topics of discussion will be decided by the group.

Open to everyone.

Facilitator: Trish Williams

Register

Apr. 22
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Cyber crime has become a multi-billion dollar industry and many cyber crimes can be avoided by following safe computing practices. Learn valuable techniques to help protect your data, identity and avoid online fraud.

  • Password best practices
  • Identifying fraudulent emails
  • Safe web browsing
  • Social media safety
  • Virus protection
  • Backing up your data

Open to everyone.

Presenter: Trish Williams

Register

Apr. 29
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

This teaching circle focuses on the use of Canvas. Participants will share their experiences with Canvas, including their successes and challenges. We will also review the Canvas tools for content delivery, assignments, and grading. 

Pedagogy Connection: Canvas is Ramapo’s Learning Management System. This workshop guides instructors on how to use Canvas as a tool for delivering and managing assignments, facilitating group work, and enhancing the student experience in the classroom.

Open to faculty and staff.

Facilitator: Professor Michael Bitz

Register