Self-Paced, On Demand Events

Self-paced, on-demand events are non-facilitated events and should be completed before the end date noted for the event in order to receive credit.

Enroll in Recording Effective Mini-lectures

Recording Effective Mini-lectures

September 01, 2020 12:00 AM - December 14, 2020 12:00 PM; Self-Paced, On-Demand

Video Delivery

Recording Effective Mini-lectures

Workshop by CLT Personnel.

 Keep Teaching: Recording Effective Mini-lectures (self-paced workshop) 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_1OIUdB3qw 

In this video workshop, we present strategies and tips for recording mini-lectures. Topics include: 

  • How to organize your lectures into chunks that will keep students’ attention
  • How to prepare a script that is easy for you to read when recording
  • How to create a recording environment so that you have good video and audio quality
  • Where to find information and advice on options for recording your lectures

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Video
  • Objectives

    The statement of the objective is not applicable at this time.

  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 12 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Providing Timely Feedback to Your Students

Providing Timely Feedback to Your Students

September 01, 2020 12:00 AM - December 14, 2020 12:00 PM; Self-Paced, On-Demand

Video Delivery

Providing Timely Feedback to Your Students

Workshop by CLT Personnel.

Keep Teaching: Providing Timely Feedback to Your Students (self-paced workshop) 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FKJ_25rhlx0 

In this video workshop, we discuss effective feedback strategies for online courses. Topics include: 

  • How to give effective feedback
  • What options are available
  • Where to find information and advice on those options

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Video
  • Objectives

    The statement of the objective is not applicable at this time.

  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 16 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Promoting Effective Reading Strategies

Promoting Effective Reading Strategies

September 01, 2020 12:00 AM - December 14, 2020 12:00 PM; Self-Paced, On-Demand

Video Delivery

Promoting Effective Reading Strategies

Workshop by CLT Personnel.

Keep Teaching: Promoting Effective Reading Strategies (self-paced workshop) 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rm6FND11dS4  

In this video workshop, we introduce best practices and tips for engaging students in readings. Topics include: 

  • Identifying steps to improve reading comprehension
  • Demonstrating critical-thinking skills
  • Creating a library of resources related to the topic

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Video
  • Objectives

    The statement of the objective is not applicable at this time.

  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 16 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Preparing Your Online Students for Success

Preparing Your Online Students for Success

September 01, 2020 12:00 AM - December 14, 2020 12:00 PM; Self-Paced, On-Demand

Video Delivery

Preparing Your Online Students for Success

Workshop by CLT Personnel.

Keep Teaching: Preparing Your Online Students for Success (self-paced workshop) 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=som2JXvaWZU&list 

In this video workshop, we focus on tips and tools that can be used to welcome your students to the online environment. Topics include: 

  • Creating a welcome message
  • Addressing special needs and limitations
  • Creating an introductory video
  • Establishing logistics
  • Using Blackboard tools for communication

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Video
  • Objectives

    The statement of the objective is not applicable at this time.

  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 15 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Planning & Facilitating Quality Online Discussion

Planning & Facilitating Quality Online Discussion

September 01, 2020 12:00 AM - December 14, 2020 12:00 PM; Self-Paced, On-Demand

Video Delivery

Planning & Facilitating Quality Online Discussion

Workshop by CLT Personnel.

 Keep Teaching: Planning and Facilitating Quality Online Discussions (self-paced workshop) 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U43kaZQOMHE 

In this video workshop, we discuss tips and strategies for creating or transferring your face-to-face “in class” discussions online using a Blackboard discussion forum. Topics include:

  • Constructing prompts for online discussion
  • Discussion requirements and expectations
  • Facilitation plan
  • Creating online discussion forums in Blackboard

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Video
  • Objectives

    The statement of the workshop's objective is not applicable at this time.

  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 16 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Establishing Presence in Your Online Course

Establishing Presence in Your Online Course

September 01, 2020 12:00 AM - December 14, 2020 12:00 PM; Self-Paced, On-Demand

Video Delivery

Establishing Presence in Your Online Course

Workshop by CLT Personnel.

Keep Teaching: Establishing Presence in Your Online Course (self-paced workshop)  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HukqOpSdVzc 

In this video workshop, we introduce effective strategies and practical tips to establish and maintain your teaching presence in an online course. Topics include: 

  • Design and organization
  • Facilitating discourse
  • Direct instruction

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Video
  • Objectives

    The statement of the workshop's objective is not applicable at this time.

  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 16 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Assessing Your Students’ Learning, and Proctoring

Assessing Your Students’ Learning, and Proctoring

September 01, 2020 12:00 AM - December 14, 2020 12:00 PM; Self-Paced, On-Demand

Video Delivery

Assessing Your Students’ Learning, and Proctoring

Workshop by CLT Personnel.

Keep Teaching: Assessing Your Students’ Learning, and Proctoring Exams (self-paced workshop) 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HyKfpB6sSc 

In this video workshop, we evaluate assessment options and we discuss how assessments affect student learning and performance in the online environment. Topics include: 

  • Assessment strategies
  • Types of assessment
  • Assessment tools
  • Alternative assessments
  • Where to find resources to assist you with assessing and proctoring exams

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Video
  • Objectives

    The statement of the workshop's objective is not applicable at this time.

  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 16 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Developing a Well-Organized Course

Developing a Well-Organized Course

September 01, 2020 12:00 AM - December 14, 2020 12:00 PM; Self-Paced, On-Demand

Video Delivery

Developing a Well-Organized Course

Workshop by CLT Personnel.

Keep Teaching: Developing a Well-organized Course (self-paced workshop) 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_yiLYdFGvA 

In this video workshop, we introduce basic, yet essential, approaches to organizing your online course. Topics include: 

  • Creating a basic course menu
  • Creating a module template for organization
  • Creating an assignment, a topic, and a resource folder for organization
  • Organizing pages using the item feature

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Video
  • Objectives

    The statement of the workshop objective is not applicable at this time.

  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 4 of 20 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Rapid Online Course Design

Rapid Online Course Design

September 21, 2020 12:00 AM - September 27, 2020 11:59 PM; Self-Paced, On-Demand

Blackboard Delivery

Rapid Online Course Design

Workshop by CHRYSOULA MALOGIANNI and SMRUTI SHAH.

This one-week self-paced workshop gives you an overview of rapid online course design and how it can meet your online teaching needs. This workshop is a concise source of information for online course design and development, and it includes guidelines, best practices, and practical recommendations for organizing and developing your online courses rapidly. You will also get oriented to the CLT Online Course Design Template and the CLT Quality Assurance Standards, and you will learn how to utilize these in your online courses.

The workshop’s activities are delivered via Blackboard, with a moderator from CLT who can answer questions and confirm that you complete each assignment.

Registrants will receive an email on the start date of the course that explains how to locate the workshop in Blackboard.

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Blackboard
  • Objectives

    By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

    • Identify key elements of the CLT Online Course Template
    • Utilize the CLT Online Course Template in their courses
    • Apply the CLT QA Standards to their courses
    • Discuss best practices in online teaching and learning
    • Compose module-level objectives

    Additional learning outcomes may include:

    • Develop a learner-centered course syllabus
    • Identify alignment between objectives, activities, and assessments
    • Generate meaningful feedback online
    • Select online activities and tools that promote all three aspects of leaner interaction (learner-to content, learner-to instructor, learner-to-learner)
  • Prerequisites
    • MIDAS login to Blackboard
    • Recommended workshops (if necessary): Bb: Getting Started
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 15 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Zoom: Web Conferencing Basics

Zoom: Web Conferencing Basics

October 05, 2020 12:00 AM - October 11, 2020 11:59 PM; Self-Paced, On-Demand

Blackboard Delivery

Zoom: Web Conferencing Basics

Workshop by CHRYSTAL TRAPANI.

This one-week self-paced workshop introduces Zoom, an online meeting tool where faculty, staff, and students can engage in synchronous collaboration using video, audio, and text. Participants in Zoom meetings can also share their screen and a whiteboard and can even record the meeting. This workshop focuses both on how to participate in and how to create Zoom meetings, as well as exploring its tools, features, and settings.

The activities are delivered via Blackboard, with a moderator from CLT to answer questions and to confirm that you complete the assignment.

Registrants will receive an email on the start date explaining how to locate the workshop in Blackboard.

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Blackboard
  • Objectives

    By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

    • Identify common uses of Zoom
    • Join a meeting
    • Configure a meeting space
    • Practice commonly used tool features
    • Identify student preparation requirements for using Zoom meeting

    Additional skills may include:

    • Sharing applications for collaborative activities
    • Utilizing the record features
    • Utilizing polling
    • Utilizing breakout meetings
  • Prerequisites
    • MIDAS login to Blackboard
    • MIDAS login to https://odu.zoom.us/
    • Webcam and Microphone for Zoom recording
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 15 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in CLT: Accessibility Workshop Series

CLT: Accessibility Workshop Series

October 19, 2020 12:00 AM - October 25, 2020 11:59 PM; Self-Paced, On-Demand

Blackboard Delivery

CLT: Accessibility Workshop Series

Workshop by SPRING BRENNAN and TRACIE ORTIZ.

Higher education requirements for accessibility can seem daunting, so this online workshop is meant to ease you into understanding them, with tangible examples and best practices for your course. It focuses on how to provide digital or online content, on designing instructional materials, and on removing barriers to learning for all students. 

Topics include:

  • Descriptive links and URLs
  • Video captions and transcripts
  • ALT text on images
  • Legibility and magnification
  • Document accessibility (Word, PDF, etc.)

The workshop's module is located in Blackboard. It is self-paced, and you may self-enroll at any time after registering. 

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Blackboard
  • Objectives

    Participants will be able to:

    1. Recognize inaccessible content
    2. Incorporate accessible content types (legible/readable text, descriptive links, etc.)
    3. Locate videos with captions and transcripts
    4. Provide descriptive ALT text on images
    5. Format documents/attachments for use with assistive technology
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 15 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Rapid Online Course Design

Rapid Online Course Design

November 09, 2020 12:00 AM - November 15, 2020 11:59 PM; Self-Paced, On-Demand

Blackboard Delivery

Rapid Online Course Design

Workshop by CHRYSTAL TRAPANI.

This one-week self-paced workshop gives you an overview of rapid online course design and how it can meet your online teaching needs. This workshop is a concise source of information for online course design and development and includes guidelines, best practices, and practical recommendations for organizing and developing your online courses rapidly. You will also get oriented to the CLT Online Course Design Template and the CLT Quality Assurance Standards and you will learn how to utilize these in your online courses.

The workshop’s activities are delivered via Blackboard, with a moderator from CLT who can answer questions and confirm that you complete each assignment.

Registrants will receive an email on the start date of the course that explains how to locate the workshop in Blackboard.

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Blackboard
  • Objectives

    By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

    • Identify key elements of the CLT Online Course Template
    • Utilize the CLT Online Course Template in their courses
    • Apply the CLT QA Standards to their courses
    • Discuss best practices in online teaching and learning
    • Compose module-level objectives

    Additional learning outcomes may include:

    • Develop a learner-centered course syllabus
    • Identify alignment between objectives, activities, and assessments
    • Generate meaningful feedback online
    • Select online activities and tools that promote all three aspects of leaner interaction (learner-to content, learner-to instructor, learner-to-learner)
  • Prerequisites
    • MIDAS login to Blackboard
    • Recommended workshops (if necessary): Bb: Getting Started
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 16 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in CLT: Accessibility Workshop Series

CLT: Accessibility Workshop Series

November 16, 2020 12:00 AM - November 22, 2020 11:59 PM; Self-Paced, On-Demand

Blackboard Delivery

CLT: Accessibility Workshop Series

Workshop by SPRING BRENNAN and TRACIE ORTIZ.

Higher education requirements for accessibility can seem daunting, so this online workshop is meant to ease you into understanding them, with tangible examples and best practices for your course. It focuses on how to provide digital or online content, on designing instructional materials, and on removing barriers to learning for all students. 

Topics include:

  • Descriptive links and URLs
  • Video captions and transcripts
  • ALT text on images
  • Legibility and magnification
  • Document accessibility (Word, PDF, etc.)

The workshop's module is located in Blackboard. It is self-paced, and you may self-enroll at any time after registering. 

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Blackboard
  • Objectives

    Participants will be able to:

    1. Recognize inaccessible content
    2. Incorporate accessible content types (legible/readable text, descriptive links, etc.)
    3. Locate videos with captions and transcripts
    4. Provide descriptive ALT text on images
    5. Format documents/attachments for use with assistive technology
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 16 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Bb: Getting Started

Bb: Getting Started

November 30, 2020 12:00 AM - December 06, 2020 11:59 PM; Self-Paced, On-Demand

Blackboard Delivery

Bb: Getting Started

Workshop by CHRYSTAL TRAPANI.

This self-paced, online workshop introduces Blackboard and its common features and tools. It covers the basic tasks for setting up a new course site, plus content organization and course management strategies. Topics include:

  • Blackboard access at ODU
  • Blackboard’s features, including menus and Control Panel
  • Adding and editing content and assignments
  • Managing and maintaining a course site

Registrants receive an email on the start date explaining how to locate the workshop in Blackboard.

Blackboard: Online Getting Started is suitable for first-time users and for new faculty. It serves as a prerequisite for CLT’s other Blackboard workshops. 

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Blackboard
  • Objectives

    After completing the workshop, participants will be able to:

    • Accomplish basic tasks for setting up Blackboard course sites
      • Edit and organize the content menu
      • Add and edit pages and files
      • Add and configure assignments
      • Set site and content availability
    • Plan how to manage and maintain their course site
  • Prerequisites
    • MIDAS login to Blackboard
    • Instructor or TA access to a course site
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 16 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Rapid Online Course Design

Rapid Online Course Design

December 14, 2020 12:00 AM - December 20, 2020 11:59 PM; Self-Paced, On-Demand

Blackboard Delivery

Rapid Online Course Design

Workshop by CHRYSTAL TRAPANI.

This one-week self-paced workshop gives you an overview of rapid online course design and how it can meet your online teaching needs. This workshop is a concise source of information for online course design and development and includes guidelines, best practices, and practical recommendations for organizing and developing your online courses rapidly. You will also get oriented to the CLT Online Course Design Template and the CLT Quality Assurance Standards and you will learn how to utilize these in your online courses.

The workshop’s activities are delivered via Blackboard, with a moderator from CLT who can answer questions and confirm that you complete each assignment.

Registrants will receive an email on the start date of the course that explains how to locate the workshop in Blackboard.

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Blackboard
  • Objectives

    By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

    • Identify key elements of the CLT Online Course Template
    • Utilize the CLT Online Course Template in their courses
    • Apply the CLT QA Standards to their courses
    • Discuss best practices in online teaching and learning
    • Compose module-level objectives

    Additional learning outcomes may include:

    • Develop a learner-centered course syllabus
    • Identify alignment between objectives, activities, and assessments
    • Generate meaningful feedback online
    • Select online activities and tools that promote all three aspects of leaner interaction (learner-to content, learner-to instructor, learner-to-learner)
  • Prerequisites
    • MIDAS login to Blackboard
    • Recommended workshops (if necessary): Bb Getting Started
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 16 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
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