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.

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

Wed, October 5, 2016, 3 - 4 p.m. 23 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 3 hour 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 9, 2016, 12 - 3 p.m. 17 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, October 18, 2016, 12 - 1 p.m.
TOPIC: Community Resources and Best Practices Adina Schneeweis will begin the discussion by talking about critical storytelling and diversity. Bring a lunch and join e-Learning for an informal discussion. e-Learning will provide the coffee and dessert.
10 Kresge Library 430S [ENROLL]
Tue, November 15, 2016, 12 - 1 p.m.
TOPIC: Focusing on Content vs. Technology Greg Allar will begin the discussion by talking about how instructors need to resist the temptation of focusing too much on the 'glitz' of new technologies and not enough on content and pedagogy. Bring a lunch and join e-Learning for an informal discussion. e-Learning will provide the coffee and dessert.
11 Kresge Library 430S [ENROLL]

Moodle Late Fall Institute

Description: The Moodle Late Fall Institute is a three day, hands-on workshop series that will provide beginning and immediate 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.

The Moodle Late Fall Institute will take place (Running time: 2pm - 4pm):

Thursday, November 3rd

Thursday, November 10th

Thursday, November 17th

The Moodle Late 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.
Thu, November 3, 2016, 2 - 4 p.m.
Your one registration will cover you for all three days.
21 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 26, 2016, 3 - 4 p.m. 20 Kresge Library 430R [ENROLL]


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