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Upcoming Workshops

Wed 20

Faculty Development Day

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Wed 20

What’s New in Webex

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wed 20

Advanced Canvas Tips and Tricks

October 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed 20

Introduction to Instructional Design

October 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wed 20

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  • 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.
  • All workshops are offered virtually.
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Workshop Schedule

Oct. 20
01:00 pm - 04:30 pm

Wednesday, October 20 from 1 – 4:30 p.m. is Faculty Development Day.  This is a concentrated block of time for instructors to join together, discuss teaching, and develop their skills.  Multiple offerings will be scheduled at the same time to provide as many opportunities for participation as possible.  All are encouraged to attend! Faculty Development Day is co-sponsored by the Faculty Resource Center and the Instructional Design Center (IDC).  However, other groups on campus are encouraged to offer development opportunities on this day as well!

Schedule


1 – 2 p.m.

OPTION A: Gender Diversity in the Classroom: Creating a Supportive Environment — Register

OPTION B: What’s New in Webex — Register


2 – 3 p.m.

OPTION A: Panel Discussion: Evaluation of Learning through Formative Assessment — Register

OPTION B: Advanced Canvas Tips and Tricks — Register


3 – 4 p.m.

OPTION A: Advising Using the U-Achieve Degree Audit — Register

OPTION B: Introduction to Instructional Design — Register


4 – 4:30 p.m.

OPTION A: Diversity & Inclusion Fellows (DIF) Program Info Session — Register

Oct. 20
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

This session will highlight some of the new features recently introduced into Webex, along with an overview and best practices.

Presenters: Gwynn Shepherd,  Elizabeth Fitzgerald, Christina DeSimone and Hunter Romanowski  from Aspire Customer Success Team

Sponsored by the Instructional Design Center. This event is part of Faculty Development Day.

Register

Oct. 20
02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

This workshop will introduce a number of advanced tips and tricks for Canvas users. The workshop will cover some lesser-known features related to the Gradebook, Assignments, Pages, and more. These handy tools will help all Canvas users–new and experienced–to harness the power of Canvas beyond the basic functions.

Presenter: Michael Bitz

Sponsored by the Instructional Design Center. This event is part of Faculty Development Day.

Register

Oct. 20
03:00 pm - 04:00 pm

The instructional design process consists of  determining the needs of the learners, defining the end goals and objectives of instruction, designing and planning assessment tasks, and designing teaching and learning activities to ensure the quality of instruction. This workshop will cover how to incorporate instructional design into your course design and delivery while boosting student engagement. 

Presenters: Michael Bitz and Deb O’Connell

Sponsored by the Instructional Design Center. This event is part of Faculty Development Day.

Register

Oct. 20
04:00 pm - 05:00 pm

This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

Open to faculty and staff.

Presenter: Professional Respondus Trainer

Register

Oct. 22
12:30 pm - 01:30 pm

Join other Apple users on campus to share knowledge and learn more about Macintosh computers, iPhones and iPads.

Agenda:
Apple’s September event recap:
The iPad, iPad mini, Apple Watch Series 7, iPhone 13 lineup and iOS 15 updates

Open to everyone.

Facilitator: Trish Williams

Register

Oct. 25
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

Oct. 27
03:00 pm - 04:00 pm

This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

Open to faculty and staff.

Presenter: Professional Respondus Trainer

Register

Oct. 28
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Canvas is a powerful tool for increasing student engagement with interactive discussion forums. Participants will examine the simple process for creating discussion forums to promote community and engagement in your course. The workshop will introduce examples from Canvas courses.

Pedagogy Connection: This workshop guides instructors on how to increase student engagement and classroom community through discussion forums in Canvas.

Open to faculty and staff.

Presenter: Deb O’Connell

Register

November 2021
Nov. 04
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Google Workspace (formerly called G Suite) is more than just Gmail. It’s a Web-based suite of applications that make collaborating easy. This workshop will provide an overview of the applications included in Google Workspace, and how to share files with others for collaborating. Apps include Drive, Docs, Slides, Forms, Jamboard, and more.

Pedagogy Connection: Google Workspace enables instructors to create collaborative assignments and peer editing groups. Docs is 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

Nov. 18
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

Nov. 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