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Enroll in Bb: Online Getting Started

Bb: Online Getting Started

August 03, 2020 12:00 AM - August 09, 2020 11:59 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

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Bb: Online Getting Started

Workshop by Daniel Greenwood.

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
    Web Conference
  • 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 10 of 16 seats available.

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

Zoom: Online Web Conferencing Basics

August 10, 2020 12:00 AM - August 16, 2020 11:59 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Zoom: Online Web Conferencing Basics

Workshop by Kristin White.

This self-paced, online workshop introduces Zoom, an online meeting tool where faculty, staff, and students can engage in synchronous collaboration using text, audio, and video. Participants in Zoom meetings can also share applications and a whiteboard, and even record the meeting.  

This workshop focuses on how to both participate in and create Zoom meetings, as well as exploring its tools, features, and settings.

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

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • 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 participation
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 5 of 16 seats available.

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

Online Accessibility Workshop Series

August 10, 2020 12:00 AM - August 16, 2020 11:59 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Online Accessibility Workshop Series

Workshop by Spring Brennan and Tracie Ortiz.

Higher education requirements for accessibility can seem daunting, and so this workshop is meant to ease you into understanding them, with tangible examples and best practices. It focuses on how to provide digital or online content, on designing instructional materials, and on removing barriers to learning for all students--that is the point of accessibility. Additionally, this workshop aims to provide awareness by presenting different student profiles and accessibility scenarios. It also provides resources and how-to tutorials.

The workshop series' modules are located in Blackboard. They are self-paced, but we encourage you to complete the Introduction in one week.

 

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives
    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 9 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Overview: Zoom Features to Engage Students

Overview: Zoom Features to Engage Students

August 11, 2020 01:30 AM - 02:30 AM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Overview: Zoom Features to Engage Students

Workshop by Christy Low and Tracie Ortiz.

This workshop explores engaging Instructional strategies and practices to deliver quality, accessible mini-lectures, and content material using Zoom as the platform. Tips on directing,  redirecting, and facilitating student learning of concepts will also be discussed.

Please note, this workshop does NOT focus on the technical aspects of using Zoom, rather it focuses on strategies that support using it effectively. The technical aspects of using Zoom is provided in a separate workshop titled, Application Zoom Features to Engage Students. Check the list of workshops for details to register.

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

    At the end of this workshop, participants  will be able to:

    • Prepare lectures for "easy to digest” delivery to engage student learning
    • Create interactive opportunities for student participation and collaboration
    • Identify ways to provide opportunities for feedback and reflection
    • Identify nonverbal strategies to engage student participation
  • Prerequisites

    The following prerequisites are highly recommended to successfully participate in this workshop:

    • MIDAS login to ODU Zoom account
    • Workshop Completion (at least one):
      • Zoom: Web Conferencing Basics (Blackboard, self-paced or Facilitated Workshop)
      • Bb: Zoom Integration
    • Webcam and Microphone for Zoom participation
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 5 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Dynamic Presentations: Narrated PowerPoint

Dynamic Presentations: Narrated PowerPoint

August 11, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Dynamic Presentations: Narrated PowerPoint

Workshop by Chrystal Trapani and Kristin White.

This workshop will discuss design strategies and practices for accessible content creation, narration, and exporting a narrated PowerPoint to a Blackboard course site.

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

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

    • Identify design strategies for effective, accessible presentations
    • Apply effective and accessible design strategies within presentations
    • Utilize PowerPoint narration feature
    • Produce mp4 files of narrated PowerPoint using export feature
    • Recognize how to publish narrated PowerPoint to Blackboard course site
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 6 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Bb: Kaltura Share Media

Bb: Kaltura Share Media

August 11, 2020 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Bb: Kaltura Share Media

Workshop by Daniel Greenwood.

Explore options for creating and embedding video using the Kaltura Media application in Blackboard. Explore using Kaltura’s Media Upload, Webcam features within your Blackboard course sites.

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

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

    • Add Kaltura My Media to a Bb Course site
    • Share video content using My Media
    • Create video content with My Media
    • Make videos accessible
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 2 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
  • Supplemental Material
    Kaltura Workshop Handouts
Enroll in Application: Zoom Features to Engage Students

Application: Zoom Features to Engage Students

August 12, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Application: Zoom Features to Engage Students

Workshop by Chrystal Trapani and Kristin White.

Are you using Zoom to connect with your students? If so, how are you creating engagement using Zoom features? Since the transition to online learning has many using Zoom as the meeting tool of choice, new strategies to engage students have evolved. Join us to explore features and strategies to help with engaging your students in the online environment. 

We will explore the following for engaging students: 

  • Attendance Reports
  • Virtual Backgrounds 
  • Sharing your screen 
    • Using the whiteboard 
    • Annotating  
  • Nonverbal Feedback
  • Polling
  • Chat
  • Using Breakout Rooms

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

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

    • Identify 3 - 4 features/strategies to increase engagement using Zoom
    • Utilize Zoom features to promote student engagement
  • Prerequisites
    • MIDAS login to ODU Zoom account
    • Workshop Completion:
      • Overview: Zoom Features to Engage Students
    • Workshop Completion (at least one):
      • Zoom: Web Conferencing Basics (Blackboard, self-paced or Facilitated Workshop)
      • Bb: Zoom Integration
    • Webcam and Microphone for Zoom participation
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 21 of 30 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
  • Supplemental Material
    Application: Zoom Features to Engage Students
Enroll in Bb: Kaltura Assignments & Capture

Bb: Kaltura Assignments & Capture

August 13, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Bb: Kaltura Assignments & Capture

Workshop by Daniel Greenwood.

Explore using Kaltura Screen Capture and Video Quiz features within your Blackboard course sites.

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

    Objectives:

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

    • Create video content with Kaltura Screen Capture
    • Create a Video Quiz
  • Prerequisites

    Prerequsite: You must have completed either the Bb: Using the Kaltura My Media Tool or Bb: Kaltura Share Media workshop.

  • Enrollment

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

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
  • Supplemental Material
    Kaltura Workshop Handouts
Enroll in Bb: Online Organization Leader Training

Bb: Online Organization Leader Training

August 17, 2020 12:00 AM - August 23, 2020 11:59 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Bb: Online Organization Leader Training

Workshop by Daniel Greenwood.

In this self-paced, online workshop, participants become familiar with the Blackboard workspace and how to facilitate NON-CREDIT organization sites. Topics include how to utilize the basic Blackboard menus, Control Panel, and tools. Time will be dedicated to exploring best practices and common customizations to organization sites.

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

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

    After completing the workshop, participants will be able to:

    • Accomplish basic tasks for setting up Blackboard organization sites
    • Demonstrate the basic principles of course organization and editing
    • Make informed decisions about how to organize the course menu and tools to meet their and their students' needs

    Anticipated workshop outcomes:

    • Participants who have a basic understanding of the learning management system are able to get started on their own and also feel comfortable exploring other options as they become increasingly familiar with the environment.
    • Students will benefit from engaging with a well-informed, technology-ready instructor.
  • Prerequisites

    MIDAS login to Blackboard

  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 6 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Bb: Copying/Preparing Your Course Site

Bb: Copying/Preparing Your Course Site

August 17, 2020 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Bb: Copying/Preparing Your Course Site

Workshop by Chrystal Trapani.

This workshop focuses on Blackboard’s Course Copy process and how to reuse a course site. (You don’t have to start over in Blackboard each semester!) Learn how to save time updating existing content and settings, and how to prepare the site for a new term. Effective course site design and strategies for easier course maintenance are discussed throughout.

Participants need access to two (2) course sites: one from a prior term and one for the new term. If you’ve inherited a course from another instructor, please request that they add you as a TA in their Blackboard site.

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

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

    • Identify common practices for reusing content
    • Identify key strategies for managing menus and content
    • Use Course Copy or export/import for whole course sites
    • Copy selected, individual items from one course site to another
    • Update the Grade Center for the next semester
    • Manage site and content availability
  • Prerequisites
    • Blackboard: Getting Started or equivalent
    • MIDAS login to Blackboard
    • Instructor or TA access to old and new course sites
  • Enrollment

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

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

Blackboard: Getting Started

August 19, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Blackboard: Getting Started

Workshop by Chrystal Trapani and Tracie Ortiz.

Learn the critical skills for designing and setting up your Blackboard site in this hands-on workshop. It introduces Blackboard’s menus, Control Panel, and tools, and it can help you quickly get your course site ready. Time will be dedicated to effective course site design and how to use Blackboard to meet students’ needs. Topics include:

  • Course site management
  • Content organization
  • Adding and editing content and assignments
  • Online accessibility

Blackboard: 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
    Web Conference
  • 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 15 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

August 24, 2020 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Providing Timely Feedback to Your Students

Workshop by Melissa Ferguson.

Providing timely feedback encourages students to critically think about their work and reflect on improvement. It also offers faculty the opportunity to build instructor presence. This workshop will cover the importance of feedback in the classroom and briefly touch on the tools that are currently available to assist.  

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

    At the completion of this workshop, participants will be able to: 

    • Identify elements of effective feedback
    • Recognize appropriate feedback options
    • Recall tools available to provide student feedback 
  • Enrollment

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

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

Effective Home Recording Strategies

August 25, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM; Facilitated (Gornto 101)

Web Conference Delivery

Effective Home Recording Strategies

Workshop by Rachel Jones and Spring Brennan.

This 1-hour workshop explores strategies for improving your instructional videos—from planning to production. Learn from CLT’s multimedia experts the tips and tricks for creating high-quality recordings and how to prevent problems during recording. Discussion will cover the importance of  

  • Rehearsal for speaking or narration
  • Location or background choice
  • Wardrobe or appearance
  • Slide or presentation design

*This workshop is a precursor to the 2020 Faculty Summer Conference, Transforming the Online Student Learning Experience. Participants will be entered in a special prize drawing at the conference if they attend 3 or more.

  • Location
    Gornto 101
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

    This 1-hour workshop explores strategies for improving your instructional videos—from planning to production. Learn from CLT’s multimedia experts the tips and tricks for creating high-quality recordings and how to prevent problems during recording. Discussion will cover the importance of  

    • Rehearsal for speaking or narration
    • Location or background choice
    • Wardrobe or appearance
    • Slide or presentation design
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 14 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Preventing Student Plagiarism

Preventing Student Plagiarism

August 25, 2020 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Preventing Student Plagiarism

Workshop by Chrystal Trapani, Spring Brennan, and Tracie Ortiz.

Plagiarism can be discouraged by designing assessments that emphasize writing mechanics, revision processes, and real-world relevance. Join us to discuss the causes of student plagiarism at ODU and strategies for redesigning essay, research paper, and discussion post assignments.

The workshop also addresses plagiarism as a symptom of learning disabilities—and how to create accessible writing assignments.

 

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

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

    • List the causes of students plagiarism
    • Locate resources for teaching APA citations and formatting
    • Incorporate strategies for making student-centered assignments
    • Recognize inaccessible writing assignments
  • Enrollment

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

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
  • Supplemental Material
    Preventing Student Plagiarism (Google Slides)
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