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CENTER FOR INNOVATION AND SCHOLARSHIP IN TEACHING AND LEARNING

Spring 2015 Workshops

Kaltura Overview

Monday, May 18, 2015 10:00 - 10:50 AM EDT (9:00 - 9:50 AM CDT)

Kaltura is a cloud-based video management system for storing, publishing, and streaming videos, video collections, and other media. The system integrates with Canvas and Oncourse, allowing faculty and students to create, upload, and share multimedia content with ease. Ideal for any class structure, Kaltura expands the reach and impact of traditional, web-enhanced, hybrid, flipped, and fully online courses. 

This webinar will be delivered through Adobe Connect.  Description and link will be sent through Faculty distribution list.


First Look at Canvas - Webinar - IT Training

Thursday, April 30, 2015 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM (2:00 PM- 2:50 PM CDT)

Click here for Event Details about the First Look at Canvas - Webinar - IT Training event.

In this webinar, jointly offered by CTL and IT Training, we will explore and discuss the structure of Canvas, IU’s new learning management system. The presentation will give instructors an understanding of the interactivity of Canvas tools and how that influences how courses are set up. Participants will learn about the following Canvas tools: Home, Calendar, Syllabus, Assignments, and Settings.

What you’ll learn:

  • How to set up your course in Canvas

Keeping Your Students On Track in Online Classes

Monday, April 27, 2015 | 12:00 PM
Presenter: Gianluca DiMuzio Ph. D.

Virtual workshop (log in through this link)
https://connect.iu.edu/dimuzio/


Online courses require students to work independently and be even more responsible for their learning than in face-to-face classes. In this workshop, you will learn some key principles for the effective organization of your online courses. Topics discussed include the distribution of work, the establishment of appropriate deadlines, and a technique for directing students to a single starting point for all assignments.


Using Unlimited Opportunity Quizzes to Increase Student Learning in Online Courses

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 | 2:30 PM | LC330
Register | Presenter: Joseph Ferrandino Ph.D

Dr. Ferrandino will be showcasing a structured, sequential online course in Canvas that utilizes unlimited opportunity quizzes and tests within specific time constraints, with minimum score requirements for students to continue on to the next available learning content. Included in this workshop are examples of how such a course can be built and the results of this approach will be provided as evidence of the effectiveness of this approach on student learning and satisfaction. 


Canvas: Quizzes and Tests: Level I

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 | 12:00 PM
Click here for Event Details about the Canvas: Quizzes and Tests: Level I event

In this webinar taught by CITL consultant Cordah Robinson and Kim Murday of ITTT Training, participants will learn about the basics of using the Quizzes tool, including how to create a quiz, specify settings, and add individual questions. Participants will also learn how to use Question Groups to organize and randomize questions, as well as the range of response options for quizzes.


Aesthetics in Online Teaching: Designing Attractive and Effective Pages

Thursday, April 9, 2015 | 12:00 PM
Presenter: David Parnell Ph.D

Virtual workshop through Adobe Connect
Link: https://connect.iu.edu/parnell/

Online courses require students to work independently and be even more responsible for their learning than in face-to-face classes. In this workshop, you will learn some key principles for the effective organization of your online courses. Topics discussed include the distribution of work, the establishment of appropriate deadlines, and a technique for directing students to a single starting point for all assignments.

Keeping Your Students on Track in Online Classes

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 | 2:00 PM | LC330
Register | Presenter: Gianluca Di Muzio Ph.D

Online courses require students to work independently and be even more responsible for their learning than in face-to-face classes. In this workshop, you will learn some key principles for the effective organization of your online courses. Topics discussed include the distribution of work, the establishment of appropriate deadlines, and a technique for directing students to a single starting point for all assignments.



IU eText

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 | Two sessions: 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM
Register | Presenter: Mark Goodner

What are they?  How do they work?  How can I use them in my classes?  How are they working out at IU?  Who is using them? What’s so great about the Courseload Engage tool?
The IU eTexts initiative is just starting its 4th year, and has already shown great promise in improving teaching and in student engagement and reaching learning outcomes.  It continues impressive growth each term.
Instructors who have adopted IU eTexts have saved our students almost $8 million over three years.
Whether you have adopted before, or are just now considering this option, or have never heard of this before, please stop by to chat, ask questions, and learn more about IU eTexts.

We’ll tailor the session to your needs.

If you are unable to attend either session, please contact Mark Goodner directly (mgoodner@iu.edu) to arrange a brief chat at another time.

Please Keep Checking Back For Updates!  More Dates Will Appear as They Become Available!

Workshops Are Open to Both Faculty and Staff!


Getting Starting with Canvas

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 | 11:30am-12:30pm | RH 202
Register | Presenter: William Radell, M.A.


In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of learning the interface in Canvas, and going over how to create add a syllabus, assignments (setting up Turnitin), discussions,  and essential tools. If time permits, we will cover the migration tools.


First Look at Canvas Webinar - IT Training

Friday, March 13, 2015 | Online - Adobe Connect | 10 - 10:50 a.m. EDT (9 - 9:50 a.m. CDT)
Register | Organizer: Tom Janke | Presenter: Kimmaree Murday, Amy Powell

Thursday, April 30, 2015 | Online - Adobe Connect | 3 - 3:50 p.m.
Register | Organizer: Tom Janke | Presenter: Kimmaree Murday, M Leach

Friday, May 8, 2015 | Online - Adobe Connect | 12 - 12:50 p.m.
Register | Organizer: Tom Janke | Presenter: Kimmaree Murday, Lauren Easterling

In this webinar, jointly offered by CTL and IT Training, we will explore and discuss the structure of Canvas, IU’s new learning management system. The presentation will give instructors an understanding of the interactivity of Canvas tools and how that influences how courses are set up. Participants will learn about the following Canvas tools: Home, Calendar, Syllabus, Assignments, and Settings.


Using Unlimited Opportunity Online Quizzes to Increase Student Learning in Online Courses

Thursday, March 12, 2015 | 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM | LC230
Register | Presenter: Joe Ferrandino, Ph.D.

Joe will be showcasing a structured, sequential online course in Canvas that utilizes unlimited opportunity quizzes and tests within specific time constraints, with minimum score requirements for students to continue on to the next available learning content. Included in this workshop are examples of how such a course can be built and the results of this approach will be provided as evidence of the effectiveness of this approach on student learning and satisfaction.  

Join us through this link: To join the meeting:
https://connect.iu.edu/ferrandino/

The workshop will be recorded and archived in the IUN CISTL Central Canvas Course.



Screencasting to the Rescue!

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 | 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM | LC230
Register | Presenter: Angela Solic, Ph.D.

Screencast-o-matic is a very inexpensive, web-based program ($15 per year) that allows users to create videos that use just audio or audio and web cam capture while also recording what is on the screen.  Instructors can use this to create introductory videos, tutorials, how-tos, tours, or even use for audio grading and feedback. During this session users will learn how to screencast and then how to embed a screencast into a learning management system (Oncourse and Canvas).

Please sign up for Screencast-o-matic in advance: http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/
If you do not wish to purchase the Pro account, that's ok.

It is best to bring your own device to this workshop (laptop please; this does not work well on tablets).


Enhance Your Class Through Video on Demand Using Echo 360

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 | 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM | LC330
Register | Presenter: Will Radell (CISTL); Ryan Lesniewski (Instructional Media Services); and Andre Nelson (Instructional Media Services)

Echo 360 is a powerful screen recording program that gives you the ability to record your lecture from the lectern, or from your desktop/laptop to post in your Oncourse/Canvas site.  Presented at the session will be Echo 360 Personal Capture and Classroom Capture.  With these tools, you can create tutorials and “flip” your classroom.  This session is co-sponsored by the Center for Innovation and Scholarship in Teaching and Learning and Instructional Media Services at IU Northwest.


Aesthetics in Online Teaching: Designing Attractive and Effective Pages

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 | 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM | LC330
Register | Presenter: David Parnell Ph.D.

Creating your online class is not simply about providing content. The way you present the content can have a significant impact on whether the student engages with it. We will explore how to design attractive and effective Pages in Canvas' Modules, which will help the student to navigate the brilliant content you provide.


Wow your students with Pow Toon

Thursday, February 26, 2015 | 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | LC330
Register | Presenter: Angela Solic, Ph.D.

PowToon is a free, web-based program that allows users to create animated videos that can be used to present content to students in all learning situations. PowToon videos are very appealing and easy to create once you get the hang of it! During this hands-on workshop you will create your very own PowToon!

Please sign up for a PowToon account in advance: http://www.powtoon.com/


Webinars on Canvas -  (CTL at IUPUI)

Thurs, Feb 12 2-2:50pm Communication webinar
Mon Feb 16, 2-2:50pm, Assignments and Grading webinar
Tues Feb 24, 1-1:50pm, Quizzes webinar
 
Details at http://citl.indiana.edu/events/index.php

Getting Started With Canvas Quizzes!

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST (virtual delivery via Adobe Connect)
Register | Presenter: William Radell, M.A.

In this workshop, participants will learn how to develop a Canvas Quiz.  Participants will examine the different kinds of questions and settings available.  They will also be shown how to give extra time and submissions for individual students.

To join the meeting:https://connect.iu.edu/canvas-quizzes/.


Using Groups in Canvas - Webinar (CTL at IUPUI)

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST)
Register » | Organizer: Lauren Easterling | Presenters: Lauren Easterling, Anusha S Rao

In Canvas, Groups are a way instructors can create spaces for groups of students to submit group assignments and collaborate as part of a course. Canvas Sections allow faculty to organize students in a course and manage access to some course features. This workshop will present an overview of Canvas Groups and Sections, demonstrate uses of both in courses, and allow participants to have a group and section experience.