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Getting Started in Zoom

Learn the basics of Zoom, including scheduling, recording, managing settings, and making a good learning environment for your students.

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Teaching Modalities

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Hybrid Face-to-face Teaching Tips

Hybrid face-to-face courses meet synchronously at scheduled class times. Some students meet in person in the classroom (adhering to classroom safety guidelines and social distancing caps) while other students participate remotely via Zoom. In this workshop you will learn how to:

  1. support learner choice/need of attending either in-person or remotely,
  2. provide equivalent learning experiences for all students,
  3. prepare an instructional plan, and
  4. leverage features of Zoom to help engage students who attend remotely.

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Online Teaching Tips

Learn how to set up an online course in Canvas using a Canvas template. This workshop addresses the process of beginning with a course map, importing a Canvas template, and then developing and organizing course materials into modules.

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Web Broadcast Teaching Tips

Learn how to plan, begin, and successfully teach a class over Zoom. This workshop focuses less on Zoom functionality and more on teaching strategies for keeping students engaged and minimizing distractions when teaching in real-time, remotely.

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Canvas Workshops

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Building Interactive Learning Activities with Atomic Assessments

Atomic Assessments provide 65 question types with multiple delivery and feedback options. They can be embedded nearly anywhere in Canvas, for practice or for points. Options abound for math and science. See how to create the interactive lessons you've longed to provide your students.

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Getting Started in Canvas

This workshop covers: Signing In, Profile Settings, Notification Settings, Canvas Inbox,  Creating Pages, Assignments and Announcements, Adding Calendar Items, and Adding Student Groups.

Topics are subject to change based on experience of attendees and what is needed.

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Grading in Canvas, Start to Finish

Grading is the most important thing to get right in Canvas. To help, this workshop covers:

  • The basic logic of Canvas grading, with assignments and assignment groups.
  • Using the SpeedGrader and rubrics
  • Assignment rules and assignment weighting
  • Showing and hiding grades
  • Late work policies
  • Extra credit scenarios
  • Gradebook history and troubleshooting
  • Grades from third-party tools and content (Time permitting)
  • Outcomes (Time permitting)

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How to Quickly Create a Beautiful Canvas Course

Design Tools for Canvas allows you to rapidly stylize and build out your Canvas course, allowing you to focus more time on planning engaging content and learning activities in your course.

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Preparing for Final Grading

This workshop will cover the changes to the grade passback from Canvas to Banner. You will also learn how to ensure grades are calculating correctly and learn how to make manual overrides, if necessary.

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Running Secure Exams in Canvas

This workshop addresses how to create exams in Canvas, plus tools and methods for protecting quiz content and ensuring academic integrity when in-person proctoring isn't an option. (Includes discussion of Proctorio, question banks, time limits, question design, and more.)

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Shortcuts and Tools to Take Your Canvas Course to the Next Level

You've learned how to use Design Tools, now get to know the amazing tools you didn't know existed! Did you know you could add an alert box to your front page with one click? That's the just the beginning of what's to come with this workshop.

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Getting Started with Kaltura Desktop Capture

Learn how to use Kaltura Desktop Capture to record video of your desktop, web camera, and microphone.

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Video Workshops

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Recording Lectures

This workshop will focus on utilizing lecture capture in your course.

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Use Video Effectively in Your Canvas Course

This workshop will help you enhance your teaching with video.

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Teaching Workshops

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Creating Inclusive, Accessible Documents

Creating accessible content is more important than ever before and there are easy things that you can do as you create your content to make sure they are inclusive for all students in your classroom, including students with disabilities. In this workshop we will go over:

  • Accessibility basics and helpful tools in Canvas.
  • Creating accessible Word, PowerPoint and PDF documents.
  • Resources available to help do some accessibility work for you.

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How to Manage Large Classes in Canvas

Learn how to use the technology to effectively manage large classes in Canvas. This workshop will cover the best practices for assignments, quizzes/exams, and communication for large classes in Canvas.

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Finding, Accessing, and Linking to Library Content

Have you ever linked to an article only to find that later on students weren't able to access the information? Are you wondering what course reserves will look like in the fall? This session will address those questions and will help you understand how to integrate electronic library resources into your Canvas course, as well as showcase specific tools that can help you and your students access library information in a remote environment.

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Humanizing Online Learning Environments

Online learning environments can be just as engaging as a face-to-face class experience. Let us show you how!

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Improve the Canvas Student Experience

Learn quick and easy practical tips to make sure your content more usable and easy to learn for the students in your course. In this workshop we will go over how to:

  • Get rid of extra content in your course and simplify your course navigation.
  • Get rid of broken links and make sure your content is published.
  • Embed and caption your videos to make them more usable for everyone.
  • Provide content in user-friendly formats that work well on mobile devices.

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Use Online Learning to Create Meaningful Class Time

A review of tips and techniques for helping students access content outside of class to free class-time for greater student engagement. Also applies to blended learning.

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Writing Outcomes for Assessment

Writing concise outcomes to be used to measure mastery through assessment in your courses.

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IVC Teaching at Its Best

Best practices and tools to use while broadcast teaching. Topics will vary based on attendees and their needs.

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Attendance

Workshops are taught via Zoom, so you can do them from your office. Attendance may be counted toward badges for ETE 10.