E-Learning and Instructional Support (ELIS)
E-Learning and Instructional Support (ELIS) Address

Faculty Workshop Schedule

Formalized workshops are offered to faculty and staff of Oakland University only. To enroll in a class, click on the ENROLL button for the class you are interested in and then type in the requested information. Your request will then be logged into the training enrollment database.

Camtasia
Description: Camtasia helps you make short videos (flash files) of screen shots with voiceover. These narrated animations are then embedded into a webpage or uploaded to Moodle. Learn how to create a demonstration of software like PowerPoint or Excel, give a tutorial of your online course, display and discuss any type of file or form, lecture about online research, or show how Moodle works.
Thu, September 18, 2014, 3 - 4 - p.m. 20 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]
Thu, October 30, 2014, 3 - 4 - p.m. 23 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]
Google Sites
Description: Create simple and easy to navigate websites using Google Sites. Create a new site, add new pages with text and images. Learn how to add links to other sites, etc. Bring in some images and some text and learn how to place it into web pages.
Wed, October 15, 2014, 3 - 4 - p.m. 23 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]
i>clicker
Description: This workshop will demonstrate and teach i>clicker, a classroom student response system. An instructor displays questions in the classroom and each student operates a clicker that coordinates with a receiver. The receiver logs the student answers and software captures the information. i>clicker is a particularly good system for large classes and offers interactivity for all students in the course.
Wed, October 1, 2014, 3 - 4 - p.m. 24 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]
Thu, November 20, 2014, 3 - 4 - p.m. 24 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]
Lunch Bytes--Teaching with Technology
Description: Bring a brown bag lunch and join e-Learning for an informal discussion about your online course or partially online course. We'll talk about different ideas to solve teaching problems with all of our online tools. e-Learning will provide the coffee and dessert.
Wed, September 17, 2014, 12 - 1 - p.m. 16 Kresge Library 430S [ENROLL]
Wed, October 15, 2014, 12 - 1 - p.m. 16 Kresge Library 430S [ENROLL]
Wed, November 19, 2014, 12 - 1 - p.m. 16 Kresge Library 430S [ENROLL]
Wed, December 3, 2014, 12 - 1 - p.m. 16 Kresge Library 430S [ENROLL]
Moodle I - Getting Started
Description: This workshop, the first in a 5-part series on Moodle, is a basic introduction to a complete package of online teaching software. You may use Moodle for web-enhanced or completely online courses. This first session will cover course management techniques, student management, different homepage formats, navigating course pages, taking attendance, and email options. A Certificate of Completion is available for your dossier upon completion of the 5-part Moodle series.
Requirements: No experience necessary. You must bring your Oakland University email login and password.
Wed, October 22, 2014, 2:30 - 4 - p.m. 21 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]
Moodle II - Files and Resources
Description: This hands-on workshop will teach file management in Moodle. Adding files, folders, and links to websites will be covered. You may also share files between courses and pull files from other repositories such as Dropbox.
Requirements: If you bring a file of your syllabus on a USB jump drive you can upload it and put it on your homepage.
Wed, October 29, 2014, 2:30 - 4 - p.m. 22 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]
Moodle III - Forums and Chat
Description: Communication tools are the basis of online teaching. This step-by-step workshop will cover the forum and chat tools. The construction of topics, navigation, and pedagogy of an asynchronous bulletin board and synchronous chat will be covered. Additionally, lecture capture functionality, web conference scheduling, and setting up groups will be shown.
Requirements: No experience necessary. You must bring your Oakland University email login and password.
Tue, September 23, 2014, 2:30 - 4 - p.m. 15 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]
Wed, November 5, 2014, 2:30 - 4 - p.m. 22 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]
Moodle IV - Quizzes
Description: This hands-on workshop will teach the creation of online quizzes, questions, and settings in Moodle. The benefits and limitations of using online quizzes in teaching and learning will be discussed. Quizzes are automatically graded and then linked to a grade book in Moodle.
Requirements: No experience necessary. You must bring your Oakland University email login and password.
Tue, September 30, 2014, 2:30 - 4 - p.m. 15 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]
Wed, November 12, 2014, 2:30 - 4 - p.m. 22 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]
Moodle V - Assignments, Wikis, and Grade Book
Description: This workshop will cover adding assignments, wikis, and using the grade book. Students will be able to turn in assignments privately to faculty, work collaboratively in groups, or check their grades in Moodle. Different grade book setups will be covered such as weighted grades and sum of grades.
Requirements: No experience necessary. You must bring your Oakland University email login and password.
Tue, October 7, 2014, 2:30 - 4 - p.m. 16 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]
Wed, November 19, 2014, 2:30 - 4 - p.m. 22 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]
Online File Storage
Description: This workshop will discuss different options for uploading and saving files online. eSpace, Google Docs, Moodle, and Oak Share (Xythos) will be covered. Many students and faculty are unaware of how or why to take advantage of Google Docs or Oakshare. Groups that wish to share common files can create an eSpace to post their files. Posting files to each of these will be demonstrated. We will also evaluate strategies on saving specific files online based on the strengths and weaknesses of each of the options.
Wed, October 8, 2014, 3 - 4 - p.m. 23 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]
Panopto
Description: Panopto is a lecture capture system that will record the video/audio in the classroom. The recording can then be edited and housed in a Moodle course for easy access for students. This workshop will cover the steps for using Panopto.
Wed, September 17, 2014, 3 - 4 - p.m. 20 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]
Tue, November 4, 2014, 3 - 4 - p.m. 24 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]
WebEx
Description: WebEx is synchronous video-conferencing software for teaching. It offers audio, video, text chat, and presentation space. An instructor typically talks into a microphone and demonstrates any types of files or webpages on their own computer to students at a distance. This workshop, taught by eLIS staff, will teach instructors how to use WebEx.
Wed, September 24, 2014, 3 - 4 - p.m. 20 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]
Thu, November 6, 2014, 3 - 4 - p.m. 24 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]