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Bb Organization Leader Training (00:00 - 00:00, Monday, 03/27/2017)


Date: 03/27/2017 Day: MondayTime: 00:00 - 00:00 Delivery Mode: Web; Category: Blackboard
Presenter:
CLT Host: June Ritchie
Location: Online, once a month Status: 13 of 16 slots available
Description:

This workshop is designed for staff who will be facilitating an organization in Blackboard. Organizations are NON-CREDIT sites in Blackboard that allow for administrative departments and other non-credit units to provide training to the university community. Examples of training include, but are not limited to: network security training and sexual harassment awareness.

 


Available 3/27–3/31: 1-day ONLINE (Web-based) Self-Paced Workshop

Objectives:

At the conclusion of the workshop, the Blackboard Organization Leader will be able to request an organization, manage enrollment in an organization, and will know a variety of media types that can be utilized in a non-credit training or information site in Blackboard.

Outcomes:

Organization leaders will be able to manage and facilitate their online training and information sites.


Closed Event     

Using SSC Campus for Department Chairs (10:00 - 11:30, Monday, 03/27/2017)


Date: 03/27/2017 Day: MondayTime: 10:00 - 11:30 Delivery Mode: F2F; Category: Special Topics
Presenter:
CLT Host: CLT Staff
Location: GORNTO 101 Status: Registration has been closed for this event.  Why?
Description: Academic Affairs periodically conducts training sessions on special topics.

Department chairs will learn to use EAB’s SSC Campus data tools and analytics to help monitor retention and graduation rates of majors, view trends in their majors, and conduct various data searches in the platform.  Dr. Brian Payne, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, will conduct this hands-on session.

Objectives:

At the conclusion of the training, participants will be able to conduct the tasks presented.

Outcomes:

This event promotes communication and collaboration among the participants as well as acquisition of skills.


Closed Event     

Student Engagement: Assessment & Feedback (12:30 - 13:30, Tuesday, 03/28/2017)


Date: 03/28/2017 Day: TuesdayTime: 12:30 - 13:30 Delivery Mode: F2F; WebEx; Category: Teaching and Learning
Presenter:
CLT Host: Kayla Jiang
Location: GORNTO 101 Status: 13 of 15 slots available
Description:

How can you best engage your students in their learning?  This series will help you consider ways to motivate your students, facilitate active engagement, foster reflection and review, and learn new methods of assessment and giving feedback.

The sessions are offered sequentially, however, you can attend them in any order.


Student Engagement Series: Assessment & Feedback

Objectives:

After attending the session, participants will be able to:

  • acknowledge areas where they successfully engage students already and areas where they could improve or increase engagement
  • identify relevant options for encouraging students to be activey engaged in their own learning
  • locate additional resources, if needed
Outcomes:

Engaged students are successful students and will ultimately be influential in their personal lives, across campus, throughout the community, and in their chosen walks of life.


Provost’s Conversation: Interprofessional Educatio (12:30 - 13:30, Thursday, 03/30/2017)


Date: 03/30/2017 Day: ThursdayTime: 12:30 - 13:30 Delivery Mode: F2F; Category: Teaching and Learning
Presenter: &
CLT Host: Alison Schoew
Location: Learning Commons in Perry Library Status: 49 of 50 slots available
Description:

The Provost's Conversations on Teaching and Learning (PCTL) is a brown-bag lunch series. At each conversation, panle from one of the academic departments will present its best teaching and learning ideas, followed by a discussion and a question-and-answer session. These conversations are intended to provide the ODU faculty with opportunities to share, think, and reflect on a wide range of teaching and learning issues. Please see the Provost's Conversations on Teaching and Learning website (http://clt.odu.edu/pctl) for the list of upcoming conversation leaders their topics, for the dates of future conversations, and for links that allow you to view past conversations.


Objectives:

These conversations are intended to provide faculty with opportunities to share, think, and reflect about a wide range of teaching and learning issues. To achieve this end, faculty members from various disciplines will be invited to share their successful experiences as they reflect a variety of topics each semester.

Outcomes:

These conversations will result in a faculty community with increased awareness of teaching and learning practices among colleagues - in and across departments and colleges.


Bb Organization Leader Training (00:00 - 00:00, Monday, 04/03/2017)


Date: 04/03/2017 Day: MondayTime: 00:00 - 00:00 Delivery Mode: Web; Category: Blackboard
Presenter:
CLT Host: June Ritchie
Location: Online, once a month Status: 14 of 16 slots available
Description:

This workshop is designed for staff who will be facilitating an organization in Blackboard. Organizations are NON-CREDIT sites in Blackboard that allow for administrative departments and other non-credit units to provide training to the university community. Examples of training include, but are not limited to: network security training and sexual harassment awareness.

 


Objectives:

At the conclusion of the workshop, the Blackboard Organization Leader will be able to request an organization, manage enrollment in an organization, and will know a variety of media types that can be utilized in a non-credit training or information site in Blackboard.

Outcomes:

Organization leaders will be able to manage and facilitate their online training and information sites.


Instructional Technology - Bring Your Questions (12:30 - 13:30, Tuesday, 04/04/2017)


Date: 04/04/2017 Day: TuesdayTime: 12:30 - 13:30 Delivery Mode: F2F; WebEx; Category: Educational Technologies
Presenter:
CLT Host: Arthur Beltran
Location: GORNTO 101 Status: 15 of 15 slots available
Description:

During these open house format sessions, CLT staff will be available to help you answer the questions you have about the university's instructional technologies such as the Blackboard learning management system, Adobe Connect online meetings, WebEx web conferencing, Google Apps (Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Forms, etc.), WordPress, Respondus and Respondus LockDown Browser, etc.

You may have questions about how to incorporate them into your courses; the appropriate time to use them; strategies to implement them; or tips and tricks for efficiency while using them.

Bring your questions!

   


Objectives:

After attending the session, participants will be able to:

  • address the unique questions they presented at the session
  • locate additional resources, if needed
Outcomes:

After this open house, just-in-time type of session, participants will be more informed about the tools that they use and will have the opportunity to interact with other participants, learning from each other as well as learning from the staff on call.


Using SSC Campus for Department Chairs (14:00 - 15:30, Tuesday, 04/04/2017)


Date: 04/04/2017 Day: TuesdayTime: 14:00 - 15:30 Delivery Mode: F2F; Category: Special Topics
Presenter: Brian Payne
CLT Host: CLT Staff
Location: GORNTO 101 Status: 8 of 15 slots available
Description: Academic Affairs periodically conducts training sessions on special topics.

Department chairs will learn to use EAB’s SSC Campus data tools and analytics to help monitor retention and graduation rates of majors, view trends in their majors, and conduct various data searches in the platform.  Dr. Brian Payne, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, will conduct this hands-on session.

Objectives:

At the conclusion of the training, participants will be able to conduct the tasks presented.

Outcomes:

This event promotes communication and collaboration among the participants as well as acquisition of skills.


WordPress: Creating your Faculty Website (10:00 - 12:00, Wednesday, 04/05/2017)


Date: 04/05/2017 Day: WednesdayTime: 10:00 - 12:00 Delivery Mode: F2F; Category: Educational Technologies
Presenter:
CLT Host: Arthur Beltran
Location: Gornto 101 Status: 13 of 15 slots available
Description:

The creation and deployment of a Faculty Website can create a one-stop location for faculty members to document teaching, research, and service for the university and for students to ‘meet’ their instructors as well as to receive immediate information on course, instructor, and student expectations.


Objectives:

Participants will have the opportunity to explore University resources for developing and maintaining their professional websites.

Outcomes:

Participants will become more informed about gathering and organizing material and content relative to their teaching, research, and services at ODU and will learn about options for posting them on a faculty website using university resources.


Instructional Technology – Bring Your Questions (12:30 - 13:30, Thursday, 04/06/2017)


Date: 04/06/2017 Day: ThursdayTime: 12:30 - 13:30 Delivery Mode: F2F; WebEx; Category: Educational Technologies
Presenter:
CLT Host: Dan Greenwood
Location: GORNTO 101 Status: 15 of 15 slots available
Description:

During these open house format sessions, CLT staff will be available to help you answer the questions you have about the university's instructional technologies such as the Blackboard learning management system, Adobe Connect online meetings, WebEx web conferencing, Google Apps (Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Forms, etc.), WordPress, Respondus and Respondus LockDown Browser, etc.

You may have questions about how to incorporate them into your courses; the appropriate time to use them; strategies to implement them; or tips and tricks for efficiency while using them.

Bring your questions!

   


Objectives:

After attending the session, participants will be able to:

  • address the unique questions they presented at the session
  • locate additional resources, if needed
Outcomes:

After this open house, just-in-time type of session, participants will be more informed about the tools that they use and will have the opportunity to interact with other participants, learning from each other as well as learning from the staff on call.


Adobe Connect Online Workshop (00:00 - 00:00, Monday, 04/10/2017)


Date: 04/10/2017 Day: MondayTime: 00:00 - 00:00 Delivery Mode: Web; Category: Educational Technologies
Presenter:
CLT Host: Yong Chen
Location: Face to face and Web Conference workshops are delivered from Gornto 101; Online workshops are in Blackboard. Status: 16 of 16 slots available
Description:

Adobe Connect is an online meeting tool where faculty and students can engage in synchronous collaboration using text, audio, and video. Participants in online meetings can also share applications and a whiteboard during the meeting. This is a two part series at ODU’s Center for Learning and Teaching that must be taken in sequence.

(1) In the "Basics Workshop" participants will learn the "basics" of using the online meeting interface.

(2) In the "Beyond the Basics Workshop" participants will explore and practice using the many "beyond basics" features and tools as they relate to content presentation, student presentation, collaboration, document sharing, small group work, recordings, and more. PLEASE NOTE: Part I (BASICS) is a prerequisite for Part II (BEYOND THE BASICS).

Because the online workshop is self-paced, some participants will prefer to and be able to allocate time to finish very quickly and others may need to work at a slower pace. There are no deadlines except to finish within 7 days. The estimated time to complete the workshop in one session is 2 hours.


~~Begins 4/10, Ends 4/14: 1-week ONLINE (Web-based) Self-Paced Workshop

Objectives:

At the conclusion of the BASICS workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify common uses of Adobe Connect
  • Configure a meeting space
  • Practice commonly used tool features
  • Identify student preparation requirements for using Adobe Connect prior to first class meeting

At the conclusion of the BEYOND THE BASICS workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Share applications for collaborative activities
  • Utilize the record features
  • Utilize polling
  • Utilize breakout meetings
  • Manage pods and layouts
Outcomes:

Participants will be comfortable utilizing a variety of tools in the meeting space to facilitate interactive and collaborative activities.


Web Accessibility for Instructional Materials (10:00 - 12:00, Wednesday, 04/12/2017)


Date: 04/12/2017 Day: WednesdayTime: 10:00 - 12:00 Delivery Mode: F2F; WebEx; Category: Teaching and Learning
Presenter:
CLT Host: Tracie Ortiz
Location: Feb 8: Student Success Conference Room; April 12: Gornto 101 and WC Status: 15 of 16 slots available
Description:

Web Accessibility for Instructional Materials

Do your instructional materials meet Web accessibility standards? Are the course materials you create (your videos and PowerPoint presentations, e.g.) ADA-compliant?

This workshop will introduce the standards and best practices that instructors should follow when designing online instructional materials or other course content. Topics range from creating accessible text, graphics, and video/audio to how to implement Universal Design for Learning. The instructor’s role in meeting ODU students’ accessibility needs will be discussed throughout. Activities include reformatting content in Blackboard for accessibility. Bring Word docs, PPTs, videos, etc. to be workshopped, if you wish.

This workshop is offered in Gornto 101 or via Web conference. Please notify us at least *24 hours* in advance if you wish to attend using WebEx--we must send you the workshop link.


Objectives:

Host and Location for February 8: Beth Ann Dickie, Director for Educational Accessibility, Student Success Center Conference Room 2027.

Outcomes:

Provost's Conversations (12:30 - 13:30, Thursday, 04/13/2017)


Date: 04/13/2017 Day: ThursdayTime: 12:30 - 13:30 Delivery Mode: F2F; Category: Teaching and Learning
Presenter:
CLT Host: Alison Schoew
Location: Learning Commons in Perry Library Status: 50 of 50 slots available
Description:

The Provost's Conversations on Teaching and Learning (PCTL) is a brown-bag lunch series. At each conversation, panle from one of the academic departments will present its best teaching and learning ideas, followed by a discussion and a question-and-answer session. These conversations are intended to provide the ODU faculty with opportunities to share, think, and reflect on a wide range of teaching and learning issues. Please see the Provost's Conversations on Teaching and Learning website (http://clt.odu.edu/pctl) for the list of upcoming conversation leaders their topics, for the dates of future conversations, and for links that allow you to view past conversations.


~~Provost’s Conversation: Creativity in the Disciplines. Tom Bean, Teaching & Learning

Objectives:

These conversations are intended to provide faculty with opportunities to share, think, and reflect about a wide range of teaching and learning issues. To achieve this end, faculty members from various disciplines will be invited to share their successful experiences as they reflect a variety of topics each semester.

Outcomes:

These conversations will result in a faculty community with increased awareness of teaching and learning practices among colleagues - in and across departments and colleges.


Instructional Technology – Bring Your Questions (12:30 - 13:30, Tuesday, 05/02/2017)


Date: 05/02/2017 Day: TuesdayTime: 12:30 - 13:30 Delivery Mode: F2F; WebEx; Category: Educational Technologies
Presenter:
CLT Host: Jacqueline Lewis
Location: GORNTO 101 Status: 14 of 15 slots available
Description:

During these open house format sessions, CLT staff will be available to help you answer the questions you have about the university's instructional technologies such as the Blackboard learning management system, Adobe Connect online meetings, WebEx web conferencing, Google Apps (Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Forms, etc.), WordPress, Respondus and Respondus LockDown Browser, etc.

You may have questions about how to incorporate them into your courses; the appropriate time to use them; strategies to implement them; or tips and tricks for efficiency while using them.

Bring your questions!

   


Objectives:

After attending the session, participants will be able to:

  • address the unique questions they presented at the session
  • locate additional resources, if needed
Outcomes:

After this open house, just-in-time type of session, participants will be more informed about the tools that they use and will have the opportunity to interact with other participants, learning from each other as well as learning from the staff on call.


Blackboard: Jumpstart for First-Time Users (13:30 - 15:30, Wednesday, 05/03/2017)


Date: 05/03/2017 Day: WednesdayTime: 13:30 - 15:30 Delivery Mode: F2F; WebEx; Category: Blackboard
Presenter:
CLT Host: Spring Brennan
Location: Gornto 101 Status: 15 of 16 slots available
Description:

Prerequisite: None

In this fast paced, focused session you will learn the critical skills necessary when using Blackboard, particularly if you are using it for the first time and need to get your course ready quickly. It’s also a great opportunity for those who have been using Blackboard for a while to refresh their view and see how Blackboard has changed over the past several years. Topics will include: course management, content organization, basic communication, and using the Grade Center.


Objectives:

At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Configure a basic course site
  • Launch their course sites
  • Identify additional professional development opportunities
Outcomes:

First-time users of Blackboard will launch their courses with the basic configurations they identify as critical for their students' experience.


Blackboard: Jumpstart for First-Time Users (10:00 - 12:00, Thursday, 05/04/2017)


Date: 05/04/2017 Day: ThursdayTime: 10:00 - 12:00 Delivery Mode: F2F; WebEx; Category: Blackboard
Presenter:
CLT Host: Faisal Mahmud
Location: Gornto 101 Status: 16 of 16 slots available
Description:

Prerequisite: None

In this fast paced, focused session you will learn the critical skills necessary when using Blackboard, particularly if you are using it for the first time and need to get your course ready quickly. It’s also a great opportunity for those who have been using Blackboard for a while to refresh their view and see how Blackboard has changed over the past several years. Topics will include: course management, content organization, basic communication, and using the Grade Center.


Objectives:

At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Configure a basic course site
  • Launch their course sites
  • Identify additional professional development opportunities
Outcomes:

First-time users of Blackboard will launch their courses with the basic configurations they identify as critical for their students' experience.


Summer Institute (08:00 - 16:00, Tuesday, 05/16/2017)


Date: 05/16/2017 Day: TuesdayTime: 08:00 - 16:00 Delivery Mode: F2F; Category: Summer Institute
Presenter:
CLT Host: CLT Staff
Location: Ted Constant Convocation Center Status: 179 of 200 slots available
Description:

The annual Faculty Summer Institute on Teaching and Learning is held two days in May each year. CLT's Faculty Summer Institute is open to faculty from across the Commonwealth, so invite your friends at other universities, colleges, or community colleges who might enjoy participating in this collegial discussion on teaching and learning.


Objectives:

The purpose of the Institute is to engage the Faculty in higher education from all across the Commonwealth in a discussion about best practices, tools, and research related to teaching and learning.

Outcomes:

The outcome of the Summer Institute is intended to be a more reflective faculty community with increased awareness of and access to techniques and resources that will positively impact teaching and learning at the university.


Summer Institute (08:00 - 16:00, Wednesday, 05/17/2017)


Date: 05/17/2017 Day: WednesdayTime: 08:00 - 16:00 Delivery Mode: F2F; Category: Summer Institute
Presenter:
CLT Host: CLT Staff
Location: Ted Constant Convocation Center Status: 179 of 200 slots available
Description:

The annual Faculty Summer Institute on Teaching and Learning is held two days in May each year. CLT's Faculty Summer Institute is open to faculty from across the Commonwealth, so invite your friends at other universities, colleges, or community colleges who might enjoy participating in this collegial discussion on teaching and learning.


Objectives:

The purpose of the Institute is to engage the Faculty in higher education from all across the Commonwealth in a discussion about best practices, tools, and research related to teaching and learning.

Outcomes:

The outcome of the Summer Institute is intended to be a more reflective faculty community with increased awareness of and access to techniques and resources that will positively impact teaching and learning at the university.