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.

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.

All e-LIS workshops can be attended live either in-person at 430 Kresge Library, or by attending online via WebEx. If you plan to attend online via WebEx, you can visit the following page on the same day and time as the in-person workshop to attend virtually: https://oakland.webex.com/oakland/k2/j.php?ED=397265387&UID=1

Mon, March 28, 2016, 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.

All e-LIS workshops can be attended live either in-person at 430 Kresge Library, or by attending online via WebEx. If you plan to attend online via WebEx, you can visit the following page on the same day and time as the in-person workshop to attend virtually: https://oakland.webex.com/oakland/k2/j.php?ED=397265387&UID=1

Mon, April 18, 2016, 3 - 4 p.m. 23 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]

Lunch Bytes--Teaching with Technology

Description: Bring a brown bag lunch and join e-LIS for an informal discussion about using technology in your online or partially online course. Monthly featured faculty facilitators will share interesting techniques they are using in their courses. There will also be time for you to ask questions. e-LIS will provide coffee and dessert.
Tue, February 16, 2016, 12 - 1 p.m.
Adolfo Campoy-Cubillo from the College of Arts and Sciences will be leading a discussion on Garage Band and online teleprompter apps to teach students simultaneous interpretation. These techniques could be interesting and useful to faculty in language courses (ESL or Writing).
9 Kresge Library 430S [ENROLL]
Tue, March 15, 2016, 12 - 1 p.m.
Pamela Todoroff from the College of Arts and Sciences will discuss her experience creating online collaborative opportunities for research and writing. Her upper-level writing classes spend up to 6 weeks of a term working in groups to create multiple layers of a researched project. Similar projects could go beyond a writing class for adaptation into your online course.
7 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.

All e-LIS workshops can be attended live either in-person at 430 Kresge Library, or by attending online via WebEx. If you plan to attend online via WebEx, you can visit the following page on the same day and time as the in-person workshop to attend virtually: https://oakland.webex.com/oakland/k2/j.php?ED=397265387&UID=1


Requirements: No experience necessary. You must bring your Oakland University email login and password.
Wed, March 16, 2016, 3 - 4 p.m. 22 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.

All e-LIS workshops can be attended live either in-person at 430 Kresge Library, or by attending online via WebEx. If you plan to attend online via WebEx, you can visit the following page on the same day and time as the in-person workshop to attend virtually: https://oakland.webex.com/oakland/k2/j.php?ED=397265387&UID=1


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, March 23, 2016, 3 - 4 p.m. 22 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]

Moodle III - Using Forums in Face-to-Face and Online Courses

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.

All e-LIS workshops can be attended live either in-person at 430 Kresge Library, or by attending online via WebEx. If you plan to attend online via WebEx, you can visit the following page on the same day and time as the in-person workshop to attend virtually: https://oakland.webex.com/oakland/k2/j.php?ED=397265387&UID=1


Requirements: No experience necessary. You must bring your Oakland University email login and password.
Wed, March 30, 2016, 3 - 4 p.m. 19 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]

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.

All e-LIS workshops can be attended live either in-person at 430 Kresge Library, or by attending online via WebEx. If you plan to attend online via WebEx, you can visit the following page on the same day and time as the in-person workshop to attend virtually: https://oakland.webex.com/oakland/k2/j.php?ED=397265387&UID=1

Wed, March 9, 2016, 3 - 4 p.m. 24 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]

Moodle IV - Quizzes and Question Banks

Description: This hands-on workshop will cover 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.

All e-LIS workshops can be attended live either in-person at 430 Kresge Library, or by attending online via WebEx. If you plan to attend online via WebEx, you can visit the following page on the same day and time as the in-person workshop to attend virtually: https://oakland.webex.com/oakland/k2/j.php?ED=397265387&UID=1


Requirements: No experience necessary. You must bring your Oakland University email login and password.
Tue, February 9, 2016, 3 - 4 p.m. 20 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]
Wed, April 6, 2016, 3 - 4 p.m. 22 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]

Moodle V - Gradebook Setup and Adding Assignments

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, such as weighted grades and sum of grades, will be covered.

All e-LIS workshops can be attended live either in-person at 430 Kresge Library, or by attending online via WebEx. If you plan to attend online via WebEx, you can visit the following page on the same day and time as the in-person workshop to attend virtually: https://oakland.webex.com/oakland/k2/j.php?ED=397265387&UID=1


Requirements: No experience necessary. You must bring your Oakland University email login and password.
Tue, February 16, 2016, 3 - 4 p.m. 19 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]
Wed, April 13, 2016, 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.

All e-LIS workshops can be attended live either in-person at 430 Kresge Library, or by attending online via WebEx. If you plan to attend online via WebEx, you can visit the following page on the same day and time as the in-person workshop to attend virtually: https://oakland.webex.com/oakland/k2/j.php?ED=397265387&UID=1

Thu, February 11, 2016, 3 - 4 p.m. 23 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]
Mon, April 11, 2016, 3 - 4 p.m. 24 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]

WebEx

Description: This workshop, taught by e-LIS staff, will teach instructors how to use WebEx. 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.

All e-LIS workshops can be attended live either in-person at 430 Kresge Library, or by attending online via WebEx. If you plan to attend online via WebEx, you can visit the following page on the same day and time as the in-person workshop to attend virtually: https://oakland.webex.com/oakland/k2/j.php?ED=397265387&UID=1

Mon, April 4, 2016, 3 - 4 p.m. 23 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]


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