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-dossier Academic Unit Superuser Training

Description: Starting Fall 2015, reappointment, tenure and promotion review cycle, core dossiers will be prepared and reviewed in an electronic format. This training is designed for academic unit superusers who will be setting up the eSpace for their department so that faculty can submit their documents electronically.
Mon, October 9, 2017, 9 - 10 a.m.
This session is for NEW USERS who have not used the eDossier system in the past.
24 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]
Mon, October 9, 2017, 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
This session is for RETURNING eDossier users. If this is your first year using the eDossier process, do not register for this workshop. Instead, register for the workshop being held on Monday, October 9th at 9:00 AM.
24 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]
Tue, October 10, 2017, 1:30 - 3 p.m.
This session is for RETURNING eDossier users. If this is your first year using the eDossier process, do not register for this workshop. Instead, register for the workshop being held on Monday, October 9th at 9:00 AM.
24 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]

Lecture Recording Mashup Session: How to Use Panopto, WebEx, and Camtasia

Description: Do you want to record over Powerpoint? Do you want to post your video lectures to Moodle? Do you have no idea where to start? This workshop is for you! This session will cover the video recording technologies for face-to-face and online classroom environments.

The following technologies will be taught and demonstrated:

Recording face-to-face lectures via Panopto lecture capture system

Live online classrooms via WebEx with recording options and live classroom online strategies

Video lectures and tutorial recording using Camtasia and its video editing features

The differences between these systems will be discussed, allowing you to make an educated decision as to what option best fits your particular course's needs.

Lunch will be provided to participants at 11:30.

Wed, November 1, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Lunch will be provided at 11:30.
21 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]

Lunch Bytes--Teaching with Technology

Description: Join e-LIS for lunch and 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. NEW: e-LIS will provide lunch to all participants!
Thu, September 28, 2017, 12 - 1 p.m.
Lunch will be provided. Special guest presenter Helena Riha will begin with a short talk about Building Personal Rapport to Improve Student Performance in online classes.
11 Kresge Library 430S [ENROLL]
Thu, October 26, 2017, 12 - 1 p.m.
Lunch will be provided. Special guest presenter Amy Rutledge will begin this session with a short talk on her use of Google Forms for group projects.
12 Kresge Library 430S [ENROLL]
Thu, November 16, 2017, 12 - 1 p.m.
Lunch will be provided. Special guest presenter Greg Allar will begin this session with a short talk about his assessment strategies surrounding the content delivered by Publisher eBooks.
12 Kresge Library 430S [ENROLL]

Moodle Late Fall Institute

Description: The Moodle Early Fall Institute is a two day, hands-on workshop series that will provide beginning and intermediate Moodle users with all of the necessary skills and tools to help you build Moodle courses and develop online content. Attendees will learn the basics of using Moodle for online, blended, or face-to-face courses. There will be in-depth exploration on how to use the various activities and features in Moodle, such as quizzes, discussion forums, assignments, and gradebook. We will provide insight on the best practices behind online course creation and content delivery.

Lunch will be provided to all participants at 11:30

The Moodle Early Fall Institute will take place (Running time: 11:30am - 3pm):

Tuesday, October 31st

Tuesday, November 2nd

The Moodle Early Fall Institute 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 meetings 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, October 31, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
MULTI-DAY Workshop - Registering once will cover you for both days. Lunch will be provided each day.
23 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]

Scantron to Akindi Transition Workshop

Description: You will learn how to use the new Akindi system, and understand the differences between Scantron and Akindi. Come find out about the many benefits of this new system, such as Moodle grade import!

NOTE: Akindi will only be used for scoring student assessments and NOT for end of semester course evaluations.

This workshop 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 click on the link below on the same day and time as the in-person meetings 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, November 29, 2017, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. 22 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]

Setting Up Your Gradebook in Moodle

Description: Have you ever been confused setting up your gradebook in Moodle? Are your students asking you to put your grades in Moodle and you aren't sure how to do it? Have you never used the Moodle gradebook because it seems too complicated? Are you an experienced Moodle gradebook user curious to learn more about this powerful feature? This workshop is designed to give you the knowledge to construct your gradebook confidently in Moodle. Learn how to create weighted or non-weighed gradebooks and how you can simplify the gradebook for you and your students.

This workshop 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 to attend virtually: https://oakland.webex.com/oakland/k2/j.php?ED=397265387&UID=1

Tue, September 26, 2017, 2 - 3 p.m. 22 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]
Thu, November 16, 2017, 2 - 3 p.m. 23 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]


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