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NDLW Faculty Workshops

Monday, November 7th  

 

10:00 am

 

Kickoff Workshop: “D2L Gradebook Q&A”    

Jessica Evans, Raja, Sen, and Xin Wang, Distance Education

Location: Tomlinson Library 212

This workshop is for faculty members who are using the gradebook in D2L and have specific questions about it. The instructional designers will work with faculty to tackle any problems they have encountered in Gradebook. Please enter your question(s) as you sign up for the session.

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2:00 pm

Workshop: “The Power of Panopto”  

Paula Casey, Theatre and Speech Department

Kyle Stone, Business Department

Location: Tomlinson Library 231

Workshop on virtual presentations – Examples from F2F and Virtual classrooms using Panopto.

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 Tuesday, November 8th  

   

10:00 am

Workshop: “ePortfolio”  

Tracy DeBellevue, ePortfolio Project Office

Location: Tomlinson Library 231

CMU's ePortfolio uses the Digication platform to provide students and faculty the ability to create, house and organize electronic portfolios in order to make learning and growth visible for multiple audiences and purposes. Audiences may include fellow classmates in courses, faculty, advisers, potential graduate schools, potential employers and many others.

 

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2:00 pm

Workshop: Building Online Quizzes”  

Xin Wang, Distance Education

Location: Tomlinson Library 231

The workshop will cover the basic steps on how to build quizzes using D2L’s Quizzes tool. Learn how to digitize your quizzes, tests or exams for online delivery. You can time restrict, password-protect and even randomize your quizzes. No more manual grading...online quizzes self-grade. 

Note: publisher content (e.g. test bank) is not a product supported by CMU and will not be covered in this workshop.

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Wednesday, November 9th  

   

11: 00 am

Webinar: “VoiceThread Basics and Best Practices”    

George Haines,  VoiceThread Company

Location: Online through GotoMeeting

In this webinar, the instructional designer from VoiceThread company will introduce how to create, share and comment VoiceThreads to enable student discussion, presentation and assessments in your online, hybrid or face to face courses. 

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3: 00 pm

Workshop: “Flipping your Classroom”    

Don Davidson, Developmental English Department (Montrose)

Location: Tomlinson Library 231

In this session, the participant will be introduced to several technological tools that can be used in Brightspace by D2L to support the flipped learning environment.

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Thursday, November 10th 
 

11: 00 am

Workshop: “Grade using D2L Rubrics”     

Jessica Evans, Distance Education

Location: Tomlinson Library 231

Learn how to build online rubrics within the D2L learning environment. These rubrics can be associated with learning activities and assignments and graded to sync directly with the D2L gradebook.

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3: 00 pm

Workshop:  Web Tools for Teaching and Learning”  

Raja, Sen, Distance Education

Location: Tomlinson Library 231

In this session, we will demonstrate a few web 2.0 tools that you can use to promote teaching and learning through collaboration and engagement in the virtual environment.

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Friday, November 11th  

 

10:00 am

Workshop:  Talk to the Camera”  

Tim Pinnow, Assistant Vice President, Academic Affairs & Distance Education 

Location: Tomlinson Library 231

In this workshop, you’ll learn basic camera techniques that will make you feel more comfortable making course videos.  Learn focal points, clothing choices for camera, how to find the best light, and how to use the camera to give the perception of a comfortable, relaxed, but professional conversation.

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12: 20 pm

Faculty Technology Award Ceremony  

Tim Pinnow, Assistant Vice President, Academic Affairs & Distance Education

Join us to witness the prize-giving ceremony for Faculty Innovative Technology Integration Award winner. Lunch is provided.

RSVP Lunch  

1:00 pm

Session: “Building Student-Researchers in Online Settings: Opportunities and Options  ”

Laureen Cantwell & Rose Petralia, Tomlinson Library

Location: Tomlinson Library 231   

Would you like to have your students completing a research assignment(s) in your online class, but you’re not sure how they can access resources and use them effectively? Led by CMU’s Distance Services Librarian, Laureen Cantwell, this webinar will provide CMU faculty with exposure to strategies, skills, and tools students can employ easily and 24/7 to turn skittish student-researchers into student-researcher stars. Questions are welcome and encouraged!


 

 

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