Workshop Offerings

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We are currently piloting group based training to help meet the unique needs of our online faculty. Please submit the Group Based Training Request form for groups of 2 or more.

Once an RSVP is received we will contact the requester to schedule a date and time for requested group session.

Group training's are pre-approved for EGC and/or Tier II professional growth credit for Faculty, unless otherwise stated.

If you are in need of individual training focusing on managing and working with online course tools available in our Virtual Campus, please contact Bryan Brown for an appointment.

Walk-ins and online course design consultations are always available. Come talk to us in the offices of Distance Learning, A.200.

Fall 2018 Workshop Schedule

All workshops are held in A.209 (EDC/Distance Learning Computer Lab).

Workshop & Summary

Date & Time

Configuring Your Gradebook & Setting a Running Average

 

New and advanced users of the Gradebook tool will benefit from attending this session that delves into how to create and manage your course gradebook as well as setting up a running grade for students to track their average throughout the semester.

 

September 4

10am-11am

MyMediasite Upgrade

 

MyMediasite went through a recent upgrade which changed the interface as well as added the ability to insert quizzing into presentations. This session will re-introduce you to the new look and who you how to embed your presentations to you can view quiz results and see who is watching videos.

 

September 5

3pm-4pm

Create an Agent for Auto Generated Reminders

 

Tired of posting news and sending email reminders about due dates, studying for an upcoming exam, and logging in after a period of time? This session will discuss how to create Intelligent Agents to send automatic emails based on a set of criteria and notify you when criteria has been met.

 

September 6

3pm-4pm

Posting News, Creating Student Self-Checklists, and Setting up Notifications

 

Add News items for course updates and announcements, set up Checklists to guide students through content, and establish notifications to track posts to subscribed Discussion items, and summary of activity for each course you teach.

 

September 10

10am-11am

Setting Up & Managing the Content Tool

 

Create course modules and add content, drag and drop modules and items, and view content item completion progress.

 

September 12

3pm-4pm

MyMediasite Upgrade

 

MyMediasite went through a recent upgrade which changed the interface as well as added the ability to insert quizzing into presentations. This session will re-introduce you to the new look and who you how to embed your presentations to you can view quiz results and see who is watching videos.

 

September 17

10am-11am

Adding, managing, and Assessing Discussions items

 

Create a course discussion forum, add discussion items based on course content/topics, and provide feedback on assessed items. This session is a great companion to the workshop on Adding Rubrics to Guide Assessment & Student Expectations.

 

September 18

10am-11am

Adding, managing, and Assessing Dropbox items

 

Create dropbox items for submission of course assignments and provide feedback based on assessment. Help guide students to improve writing by selecting Turnitin’s optional feature to check for potential plagiarism. 

 

This session is a great companion to the workshop on Adding Rubrics to Guide Assessment & Student Expectations.

 

September 20

3pm-4pm

Working with Quizzes & Online Proctoring via LockDown Browser & Monitor

 

Create check your knowledge assessments, chapter quizzes, midterm and final exams. Add the option for online proctoring by incorporating Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor features.

 

September 24

10am-11am

Adding Rubrics to Guide Assessment & Student Expectations

 

Create Discussion and Dropbox item rubrics to help guide not only your grading but student expectations on grading criteria that need to be present to achieve higher scores.

 

September 26

10am-11am

 

MyMediasite Upgrade

 

MyMediasite went through a recent upgrade which changed the interface as well as added the ability to insert quizzing into presentations. This session will re-introduce you to the new look and who you how to embed your presentations to you can view quiz results and see who is watching videos.

 

October 1

2pm-3pm

Creating a Virtual Classroom for synchronous lectures, video meetings, and online office hours

 

Create virtual classrooms for real time presentations/lectures or online office hours and student consultations.

 

October 2

10am-11am

Adding Video Assignments for recorded student responses to course concepts and presentations.

 

Add assignments items which students create upload and submit responses via video. These could be class presentations which could be critiqued by peers, group projects, conversations, or question & answer scenarios based on course content or topics.

 

October 4

3pm-4pm

Working with Your Gradebook

 

New and advanced users of the Gradebook tool will benefit from attending this session that delves into how to create and manage your course gradebook as well as setting up a running grade for students to track their average throughout the semester.

 

October 8

3pm-4pm

Create an Agent for Auto Generated Reminders

 

Tired of posting news and sending email reminders about due dates, studying for an upcoming exam, and logging in after a period of time? This session will discuss how to create Intelligent Agents to send automatic emails based on a set of criteria and notify you when criteria has been met.

 

October 10

10am-11am

Posting News, Creating Student Self-Checklists, and Setting up Notifications

 

Add News items for course updates and announcements, set up Checklists to guide students through content, and establish notifications to track posts to subscribed Discussion items, and summary of activity for each course you teach.

 

October 16

3pm-4pm

Setting Up & Managing the Content Tool

 

Create course modules and add content, drag and drop modules and items, and view content item completion progress.

 

October 18

10am-11am

Adding, managing, and Assessing Discussions items

 

Create a course discussion forum, add discussion items based on course content/topics, and provide feedback on assessed items. This session is a great companion to the workshop on Adding Rubrics to Guide Assessment & Student Expectations.

 

October 22

3pm-4pm

Adding, managing, and Assessing Dropbox items

 

Create dropbox items for submission of course assignments and provide feedback based on assessment. Help guide students to improve writing by selecting Turnitin’s optional feature to check for potential plagiarism. 

 

This session is a great companion to the workshop on Adding Rubrics to Guide Assessment & Student Expectations.

 

October 24

10am-11am

Working with Quizzes & Online Proctoring via LockDown Browser & Monitor

 

Create check your knowledge assessments, chapter quizzes, midterm and final exams. Add the option for online proctoring by incorporating Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor features.

 

October 30

3pm-4pm

Adding Rubrics to Guide Assessment & Student Expectations

 

Create Discussion and Dropbox item rubrics to help guide not only your grading but student expectations on grading criteria that need to be present to achieve higher scores.

 

November 1

10am-11am

 

Creating a Virtual Classroom for synchronous Meetings

 

Create virtual classrooms for real time presentations/lectures or online office hours and student consultations.

 

November 5

3pm-4pm

Adding Video Assignments for recorded student responses to course concepts and presentations.

 

Add assignment items which students create upload and submit responses to via video recordings. These could be class presentations which are critiqued by peers, group projects, conversations, or question & answer scenarios based on course content or topics.

 

November 7

10am-11am

Adding, managing, and Assessing Discussions items

 

Create a course discussion forum, add discussion items based on course content/topics, and provide feedback on assessed items. This session is a great companion to the workshop on Adding Rubrics to Guide Assessment & Student Expectations.

 

November 27

3pm-4pm

Adding Dropbox Items for Assignment Submissions

 

Adding, managing, and Assessing Dropbox items

 

Create dropbox items for submission of course assignments and provide feedback based on assessment. Help guide students to improve writing by selecting Turnitin’s optional feature to check for potential plagiarism. 

 

This session is a great companion to the workshop on Adding Rubrics to Guide Assessment & Student Expectations.

 

November 29

10am-11am

Working with Quizzes & Online Proctoring via LockDown Browser & Monitor

 

Create check your knowledge assessments, chapter quizzes, midterm and final exams. Add the option for online proctoring by incorporating Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor features.

 

December 4

3pm-4pm


Contact

Office Hours
7:30 AM-5:00 PM

Sophia Rodrigue
AOS
Room A.202
Phone (979) 230-3436
Email Sophia.Rodrigue@brazosport.edu

Bryan Brown
Technical Specialist
Room A.211
Phone (979) 230-3487
Email Bryan.Brown@brazosport.edu

Angela Elder
Technical Specialist
Room A.212
Phone (979) 230-3594
Email Angela.Elder@brazosport.edu

Linda McConnell
Director, Distance Learning
Room A.203
Phone (979) 230-3368
Email Linda.Mcconnell@brazosport.edu