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April 2021

Teaching with Zoom

Date:
Tuesday, April 20th
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Practice using Zoom, the university’s online conferencing platform, to facilitate learning. Learn how to set up virtual meetings, and explore useful tools like polls, break-out rooms, and more. You’ll also learn about the latest security updates and recommended practices to ensure a safe and productive synchronous learning environment. We’ll also review ways to mitigate equity issues for students with connectivity or internet access issues. This workshop is designed for faculty and staff who are using Zoom for advanced learning. For…

OUCampus

Date:
Wednesday, April 21st
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Learn how to use OU Campus, Illinois State’s primary content management system for department and college websites. This training covers all the basic vocabulary of websites and goes over how to edit and publish content. You’ll also learn how to request more complex website updates from the WEB staff, such as layout changes, adding pages, navigation, and more. Registration is required. To learn more about other web-based platforms such as our About websites or Digital Measures, request assistance from the…

Improve Your Website Content

Date:
Thursday, April 22nd
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

You have a lot of important stuff to say on your website. Getting people to read your website can be a challenge. Walls of text, long sentences, and big words prevent users from finding the information you want them to know. This course teaches you simple tricks to turn your ice-cold website content into hot-fire content that’s easy to read, conversational, and not so blah. This training is geared towards those who edit Illinois State department, college, or school websites.…

Classroom Tech Tasting

Date:
Friday, April 23rd
Time:
11:00 am - 11:30 am

As we look forward to the fall semester back in the classroom, Learning Spaces and A/V Technologies (LSAVT) is hosting a Classroom Tech Tasting to demonstrate a couple of technologies that will be available to instructors. Two particular issues are being addressed in this session: For instructors having to deal with a "Suddenly Blended Classroom", any classroom can be outfitted with a classroom microphone to enable your online students to hear their in-person classmates’ questions and answers, as well as…

Classroom Tech Tasting

Date:
Friday, April 23rd
Time:
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

As we look forward to the fall semester back in the classroom, Learning Spaces and A/V Technologies (LSAVT) is hosting a Classroom Tech Tasting to demonstrate a couple of technologies that will be available to instructors. Two particular issues are being addressed in this session: For instructors having to deal with a "Suddenly Blended Classroom", any classroom can be outfitted with a classroom microphone to enable your online students to hear their in-person classmates’ questions and answers, as well as…

Ed Tech Tasting

Date:
Monday, April 26th
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Get a little taste of four of ISU's newest educational technology tools (Nearpod, Padlet, Flipgrid, and Edpuzzle) at this faculty-led showcase. Your 10-minute tasting of each technology will include a brief description, pedagogical examples, resources/instructions for next steps, and a short QA session. Although these tools were introduced in the virtual classroom, these tools can be used in-person, synchronously, or asynchronously. Please note, this session will be recorded and will be made available. Registration is required.

May 2021

Applying the Quality Matters™ Rubric (Self-Paced Workshop)

Date:
Friday, May 7th
Time:
12:00 pm

Learn about the Quality Matters™ Higher Education Rubric and how to use it to review an online course. This internationally recognized workshop includes hands-on activities designed to help you discover how to continuously improve an online course so that it meets research-based standards of high quality. This version of the workshop is offered as a two-week, fully asynchronous workshop. It begins Tuesday, May 11 and ends Tuesday, May 25. Normally, this workshop costs $300. As a service to University instructors,…