Oakland University Workshop Calendar

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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.

e-LIS *NEW* Moodle 4 Updates Workshop

Description: On December 19th, Oakland University's Moodle Learning Management System (LMS) will be upgraded to version 4. This upgrade comes with a more intuitive user-interface, and some new features. This workshop will cover some new best practices, a tour of the navigation upgrades, and other cool new features... You will definitely want to enroll in this workshop! Link to the workshop is located in our Workshops eSpace: https://espace.oakland.edu/course/view.php?id=1573
Tue, December 20, 2022, 3 - 4 p.m.
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Wed, December 21, 2022, 3 - 4 p.m.
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Wed, January 4, 2023, 3 - 4 p.m.
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Thu, January 5, 2023, 3 - 4 p.m.
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Tue, January 10, 2023, 3 - 4 p.m.
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Wed, January 11, 2023, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
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e-LIS: Advanced - Interactive Learning with H5P Branching Scenarios

Description: Are you looking for a new way to have students test and apply their knowledge in your courses? H5P Branching Scenarios might be for you! This type of learning experience allows students to face "real world" problems and practice decision-making skills in a lower-stakes online environment. Sign up to learn how you can design interactive "choose-your-own-adventure" learning experiences using H5P Branching Scenarios. Even if you aren't sure you can build one yourself, sign up to learn the basics and see how our ID team can help bring your vision to life.
Tue, March 14, 2023, 3 - 4 p.m.
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The Zoom link can be found on our eSpace: https://espace.oakland.edu/course/view.php?id=1573
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e-LIS: Advanced - Media Management: where to store your videos

Description: If you have videos, or are planning to have videos in your Moodle course, this workshop will cover options for storing your Zoom, YuJa, Panopto, and YouTube. To help you decide which is best, the accessibility of your videos will be discussed as well as the ability to embed interactive questions.
Thu, February 2, 2023, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
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The Zoom link can be found on our eSpace: https://espace.oakland.edu/course/view.php?id=1573
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e-LIS: Advanced - Moodle Images and Videos: The Art of Embedding Content

Description: Spice up your courses with Images, Videos, and more. Are your video links taking your students out of your Moodle environment? Learn how to embed images into your topics, quiz questions, and forums. Use Moodle's multimedia recorder to post with your webcam. Learn how to embed YouTube videos onto your Moodle Page, Book, or Activity description.
Wed, February 1, 2023, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
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The link to the Zoom workshop can be found on our eSpace: https://espace.oakland.edu/course/view.php?id=1573
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e-LIS: Best Practices - Create a Variety of Engaging Discussions Using Moodle Forums

Description: Let’s face it - online discussion boards can get stale for faculty and students. Students tire of the “one original post and two reply” format, and instructors disengage from the grading overload online discussions create. Let us help you spice up your discussions by using free technologies and different teaching approaches. Learn about tools you can use to create video chat discussions and how to use Moodle to disrupt the monotony.
Wed, January 4, 2023, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
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e-LIS: Best Practices - Creating a mid-course survey

Description: Are you curious about how your course is going for your students? Do you want to gain insight into your students’ perspectives of your course and your teaching? Join the e-LIS ID team for this workshop on how to create a mid-course survey to check the pulse of your students and make some slight tweaks to your course for the better!
Tue, March 7, 2023, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
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e-LIS: Best Practices - Formative assessments made fast and easy

Description: Formative assessments are a great opportunity to check the pulse of your course, find out what your students are struggling with, and gain information about their perspectives of your course and instructional methods. In this workshop, the ID team will demonstrate some formative assessments you can use in synchronous and asynchronous online courses. After this workshop, instructors will be able to implement formative assessments immediately in their own courses.
Wed, January 18, 2023, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
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e-LIS: Best Practices - Moodle Introduction for New Users

Description: Are students asking you to use Moodle more in your face-to-face course? Have you avoided using Moodle because you are just not a techie? Then this workshop is for you! We will explore simple ways to use Moodle that will make life easier for any level computer user. You will learn about Moodle’s main communication tools, ways to organize class content, resources and the gradebook. We will also look at the advantages of using Moodle for faculty and students, as well as other training services available through e-LIS.
Thu, January 5, 2023, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
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Zoom link for this workshop is found on our eSpace: https://espace.oakland.edu/course/view.php?id=1573
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Thu, January 12, 2023, 3 - 4 p.m.
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Link to this zoom workshop can be found on our eSpace: https://espace.oakland.edu/course/view.php?id=1573
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e-LIS: Best Practices - Online Course Quality

Description: This workshop will review the e-LIS quality course review process. Using the industry standard OSCQR-SUNY rubric, we will talk about its different sections and design elements to look for in your course. We'll also review the quality course review process that we use for online programs, but is also available to all faculty using Moodle.
Thu, January 26, 2023, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
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e-LIS: Best Practices - Pedagogical approaches to instructional videos

Description: A vital component of online teaching and learning is creating instructional videos for your students. In this workshop we will discuss the process of creating effective instructional videos and the pedagogical approaches that can be applied to videos.We will demonstrate some best practices when it comes to creating instructional videos. If you are looking to up your instructional video content for your online course, then this workshop is just for you!
Tue, January 17, 2023, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
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e-LIS: Best Practices - PreAssessments with H5P quizzes

Description: A weekly pre-assessment quiz will allow you to gather info on what students know what parts your students are familiar with prior to instruction. It also gives your students some areas to pay closer attention. Setup, scoring, and feedback will be demonstrated in this workshop.
Thu, January 26, 2023, 3 - 4 p.m.
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The Zoom link for this workshop can be found on our eSpace: https://espace.oakland.edu/course/view.php?id=1573
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e-LIS: Best Practices - Streamline Your Moodle Course with Pages, Books, and Folders

Description: Do you have lots of files, links, and other resources you want to share with students? If you notice your course page getting a bit cluttered, but you don't want to leave anything out, come to this workshop! Sign up to learn how you can make your course page clear and easy to navigate using Moodle Pages, Books, and Folders.
Wed, January 11, 2023, 3 - 4 p.m.
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The Zoom link can be found on our eSpace: https://espace.oakland.edu/course/view.php?id=1573
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e-LIS: Best Practices - Taking advantage of NEW ID services

Description: Ever wonder what kind of things IDs can do to help your course? This workshop will demonstrate Instructional Design Services provided by e-LIS. Whether it's course building, formatting, quality reviews, accessibility fixes, or creating engaging content, you'll understand the services and overall process that our ID team offers to enhance your Moodle courses.
Thu, January 19, 2023, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
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Link to this Zoom workshop can be found on our eSpace: https://espace.oakland.edu/course/view.php?id=1573
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e-LIS: Best Practices - Zoom for Live Classes (Online and HyFlex)

Description: This workshop, led by e-LIS staff, will demonstrate how to use Zoom for your classes. Zoom 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 presentations, files, or webpages on their own computer to students or external participants at a distance. Zoom meetings can be recorded for replay at a later time.
Fri, January 13, 2023, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
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The Zoom link can be found on our eSpace: https://espace.oakland.edu/course/view.php?id=1573
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e-LIS: Teaching Presence - Online Teaching Observation Process

Description: Many academic departments have been asking e-LIS and CETL for materials to guide online teaching observations, similar to what instructors do in a F2F classroom. An Ed.D. student collaborated with e-LIS to pilot an online teaching observation guide and process. This workshop will demonstrate this process, as well as where anyone can find and share observation guides for both synchronous and asynchronous online instructors.
Tue, January 24, 2023, 3 - 4 p.m.
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The Zoom link can be found on our eSpace: https://espace.oakland.edu/course/view.php?id=1573
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e-LIS: Tech Focus - Easy Appointments with Google Calendar

Description: Are you looking for a more efficient way to schedule and manage your in-person and online appointments? Google Calendar appointments might be right for you! Google Calendar has some amazing functionality that allows instructors and staff members to create open "appointment slots" that others can sign up for. Students or colleagues can then see your availability and book an appointment without having to ask or email you for availability. When setting up your appointments, you can automatically add video conferencing, set parameters for the length and number of appointments, and much more. Sign up to learn best practices for setting up appointments to suit your needs.
Tue, January 17, 2023, 3 - 4 p.m.
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The Zoom link can be found on our eSpace: https://espace.oakland.edu/course/view.php?id=1573
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e-LIS: Tech Focus - Easy Grading with Moodle Rubrics and Grading Guides

Description: Are you looking for a simpler, faster way to grade your students' Moodle Assignments and Forums? Moodle Rubrics and Grading Guides might be right for you! No more manually checking off boxes in a Word Doc! Instead, we'll show you how to rebuild your old rubrics into interactive online ones that automatically add up totals and transfer grades to your gradebook. This will help you save time and grade each student consistently. The rubrics and guides can also be displayed to students for their reference, to ensure your expectations are clear and reduce students' frustration and confusion. Sign up to learn more!
Tue, January 31, 2023, 3 - 4 p.m.
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The Zoom link can be found on our eSpace: https://espace.oakland.edu/course/view.php?id=1573
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e-LIS: Tech Focus - Expedite grading and feedback in forums and assignments

Description: Grading and giving feedback can be time consuming and tedious. Join the ID team for some strategies and tips on how to streamline your grading and giving feedback to your students. We will explore different moodle features to make grading and giving feedback faster and easier! If you are looking to grade more efficiently, or are interested in ways to provide meaningful feedback, then this workshop is just for you!
Tue, February 7, 2023, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
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e-LIS: Tech Focus - Gmail Tips to Eliminate Inbox Overwhelm

Description: Overwhelmed with emails? Learn how you can make the most of your OU Gmail account! After this workshop, you’ll be able to send and receive less emails, keep your inbox organized, and easily find any email you’re looking for. We’ll cover how to use Gmail features like search, filters, labels, undo send, signatures, vacation responders, and more, as well as a few bonus tips for Google Calendar.
Wed, February 22, 2023, 3 - 4 p.m.
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The Zoom link can be found on our eSpace: https://espace.oakland.edu/course/view.php?id=1573
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e-LIS: Tech Focus - Group Work with Google Docs and Slides

Description: Whether you are teaching in person, fully online, hybrid, or hyflex, you can use online tools to facilitate group work in your courses! With Google Workspace tools like Google Docs and Google Slides, you and your students can simultaneously edit files and communicate in real-time, making remote collaboration easy and low-stress. Sign up for this workshop to learn how you can use Google tools to design group assignments and learning experiences that students can complete from anywhere with an internet connection.
Wed, February 15, 2023, 3 - 4 p.m.
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The Zoom link can be found on our eSpace: https://espace.oakland.edu/course/view.php?id=1573
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e-LIS: Tech Focus - Make Your Course More Interactive Using H5P

Description: This presentation will give an overview of H5P and give practical, real-world examples of the amazing content it can create. No matter the course modality, face-to-face, hybrid, or online, students benefit from interactive learning material in Moodle. H5P is a free tool that allows you to create interactive content that can be created directly in Moodle. Not only is the rich interactive content it creates engaging, it is ADA compliant and mobile friendly, making it both free and accessible. With over 35 different content types, you can create interactive presentations with questions embedded, add questions to any video, create image hotspots or sequencing, even flashcards. Come learn how to make free interactive content to keep students engaged and help with retention.
Thu, February 2, 2023, 3 - 4 p.m.
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The Zoom link can be found on our eSpace: https://espace.oakland.edu/course/view.php?id=1573
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e-LIS: Tech Focus - Moodle Assignments for Papers, Projects, and Much More!

Description: Even if you're teaching fully online, partially online, in-person, or even HyFlex - Moodle Assignments are great to incorporate into your courses! They are perfect for papers, projects, journal reflections, sharing resources, and more. They are also easy to grade, annotate, and provide feedback, all without having to print or download a single file. Sign-up to learn about the variety of ways you can use Moodle Assignments in your course.
Wed, January 25, 2023, 3 - 4 p.m.
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The Zoom link can be found on our eSpace: https://espace.oakland.edu/course/view.php?id=1573
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e-LIS: Tech Focus - YouTube for Storing & Sharing Videos

Description: Do you use a lot of videos in your courses? YouTube is a great place to store and share your video content. Whether you want to make your own videos or just curate your favorites, this workshop is for you! We’ll cover how to get started with an account, create playlists, upload videos, manage privacy settings, edit captions, and share videos on Moodle.
Wed, February 8, 2023, 3 - 4 p.m.
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The Zoom link can be found on our eSpace: https://espace.oakland.edu/course/view.php?id=1573
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e-LIS: Tech Focus- Gradebook Setup Do it now before it’s too late

Description: Learn how to match your gradebook to your course syllabus. Did you know Moodle's gradebook setup can do: extra credit, drop lowest, bulk insert grades, and import/export from excel? Best practices will be covered so you can save time when grading. Also learn of the BRAND NEW feature in Moodle that can transfer your gradebook's course total grades into Banner (SAIL) directly from the Moodle gradebook.
Wed, December 7, 2022, 3 - 4 p.m.
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Tue, January 10, 2023, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
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e-LIS: Tech Focus-Interactive and engaging live lectures with Kahoot and more!

Description: Are you looking for some strategies to make your live lectures more interactive and engaging for students? Then look no further! In this workshop, we will discuss and demonstrate using Kahoot! And Zoom polling that instructors can use synchronously in class as a comprehension check, quiz review or even a pre-test to gauge their students' knowledge about a topic or subject. In this hands-on workshop, we will cover the functionality of the basic (free version) Kahoot and zoom polling and show you how you can design interactive activities for your classes.
Tue, January 24, 2023, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
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