Workshop descriptions

Adobe Connect: Webinar Technology to Support Teaching (for faculty/staff only)

Adobe Connect: Webinar Technology to Support Teaching (for faculty/staff only)
Category: 
Internet / WWW
Skill Level: 
Intermediate
How can Adobe Connect benefit you and your students? Have you ever wished you could bring a guest expert into your classroom? This session will introduce you to this webinar technology. Ideas will be shared concerning it's use to support teaching and learning in addition to more traditional uses for webinars and meetings. Details will also be shared concerning how to get an Adobe Connect account.

Assessing Your Students Using Bb Learn 9 (for faculty/staff only)

Assessing Your Students Using Bb Learn 9 (for faculty/staff only)
Category: 
eLearning
Skill Level: 
Beginning

Bb Learn 9 offers a number of assessment tools including an online assignment tool for students to submit assignments electronically and a tool for online delivery of tests and surveys. Additionally, UNI has licensed the Turnitin Building Block which gives Blackboard users convenient access to Turnitin’s suite of learning tools, including Originality Check (plagiarism prevention) and GradeMark™, from within the Bb Learn 9 environment. This session will address each of these tools as well as resources to assist you in using them.

Bb Learn 9 Grade Center Tips and Tricks (for faculty/staff only)

Bb Learn 9 Grade Center Tips and Tricks (for faculty/staff only)
Category: 
eLearning
Skill Level: 
Beginning

Does Bb Learn 9's Grade Center have you pulling out hair? Learn some tips and tricks for easing the stress. We'll also address downloading/uploading your gradebook to MS Excel, pointing out some of the hazards of which to beware. If you use Scantron for testing, you'll definitely want to sit in on this session.

Bb Learn 9 Reporting Tools (for faculty/staff only)

Bb Learn 9 Reporting Tools (for faculty/staff only)
Category: 
eLearning
Skill Level: 
Beginning

Bb Learn 9 contains several reporting features to better inform instructors concerning student usage, performance, and to confirm visibility of course content to students. In this session we’ll acquaint you with what’s available and how to access this information.

Google Apps in the Classroom (for faculty/staff only)

Google Apps in the Classroom (for faculty/staff only)
Category: 
Internet / WWW
Skill Level: 
Beginning

Come and learn about the new tools available through UNI’s implementation of Google Apps and explore how you can use them in the classroom along with your students.

Intro to Bb Learn 9 (for faculty/staff only)

Intro to Bb Learn 9 (for faculty/staff only)
Category: 
eLearning
Skill Level: 
Beginning
During this class you will be uploading your own content into one of your courses and learning strategies to organize your content in an online environment. Other topics include discussions, the grade center and assignments. Please bring your syllabus, and any other content that you may want to upload. To register, please visit https://access.uni.edu/cgi-bin/training/train_enroll.cgi?command=start&a... If the date you want does not show up, that section is full.

Lecture Capture using Panopto (for faculty/staff only)

Lecture Capture using Panopto (for faculty/staff only)
Category: 
Other
Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Panopto is a classroom capture software that allows you to create, save, search and share rich media presentations instantly with your students. The software can be installed on Mac or Windows machines. All you need is a microphone and a computer. Learn how to get a Panopto account and how to get started. Additionally, we’ll provide an opportunity to converse with other faculty and instructional designers concerning best practice in face-to-face, blended, and fully online classroom environments.

Lynda.com - Online Software Training for Faculty & Students (for faculty/staff only)

Lynda.com - Online Software Training for Faculty & Students (for faculty/staff only)
Category: 
Other
Skill Level: 
Beginning

UNI has recently purchased a site wide license to Lynda.com’s vast library of training. Come to explore what is available and to see how you can leverage Lynda.com in your classes. 

Migrating to Bb Learn 9 (for faculty/staff only)

Migrating to Bb Learn 9 (for faculty/staff only)
Category: 
eLearning
Skill Level: 
Advanced
UNI faculty planning to use the UNI eLearning system for their Spring 2012 courses who want to use an existing CE8 course as a template are strongly encouraged to participate in one of the new “Migrating to Bb Learn 9” workshops. During these workshops you will take one of your existing eLearning courses and migrate it to the new Bb Learn 9 system. To register, please visit https://access.uni.edu/cgi-bin/training/train_enroll.cgi?command=start&a... If the date you want does not show up, that section is full.

Mobile Learning (for faculty/staff only)

Mobile Learning (for faculty/staff only)
Category: 
Other
Skill Level: 
Beginning

Are you looking at getting a tablet and want to learn more to inform your decision? Are students bringing these devices to class? In this session, learn more about these mobile technologies and how you can leverage student owned technology in the classroom. 

Technology Integration Work Session (for faculty/staff only)

Technology Integration Work Session (for faculty/staff only)
Category: 
Other
Skill Level: 
Beginning

Join us for any portion of this time to work on your course and/or other technology integration endeavors. Educational technology staff will be present to assist you and answer questions. Registration is requested (does not obligate you to the entire scheduled work session time).

Turning Technologies Student Response System (Clickers) (for faculty/staff only)

Turning Technologies Student Response System (Clickers) (for faculty/staff only)
Category: 
Other
Skill Level: 
Beginning

Turning Technologies will present the basics of Turning Point and Clicker classroom technology.  Discussion will also focus on best practice and effective usage.  Tips will be shared on writing effective clicker questions for both small and large classroom learning environments. Attend this session to learn about this classroom response system and to discuss ideas for effective use with UNI colleagues.

Using the UNI Bb Learn 9 Template and Bb 9 Support Resources (for faculty/staff only)

Using the UNI Bb Learn 9 Template and Bb 9 Support Resources (for faculty/staff only)
Category: 
eLearning
Skill Level: 
Beginning

Did you know UNI now has an eLearning course template to provide a common look and feel for students across their courses? Learn about intended use of the template and how it correlates to the Quality Matters standards for online courses.

Video Conferencing (for faculty/staff only)

Video Conferencing (for faculty/staff only)
Category: 
Other
Skill Level: 
Beginning

From the large enterprise, desktop and now ultra-mobile video conferencing, see some of the new resources available for you to use at UNI.