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  • Wed
    30
    May
    2018
    1:00pm - 2:30pmESJ 1103

    This workshop will introduce you to several options for presenting course content to your students and will suggest some strategies for ensuring that the design of your course supports both the objectives of your course and your teaching “style”. The last portion of the workshop will be hands-on and participants will have a chance to experiment with implementing the tools learned into their own course spaces.

    By the end of this workshop you will be able to:

    • Identify three options for hosting content
    • Upload files to and manage the Files environment
    • Create a structure for delivering course content with Modules
    • Design a graphic interface for content presentation with Pages
    • Link to third-party integration, such as Campus Pack

    Prerequisites: None
    Note regarding location: Hosted in the new ESJ training center, room 1103. Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) required if you would like a hands-on experience.

    Please register for this event on Eventbrite.

  • Thu
    31
    May
    2018
    10:00am - 12:00pmESJ 1102

    This workshop introduces faculty the fundamentals for teaching fully online courses. It aims to assist faculty in determining what is needed, what will be involved to offer and teach an online course, and how to get started.

     By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to

    • Apply effective online teaching pedagogies to online course development;
    • Identify the basic characteristics and components of an online course;
    • Recognize the essential competencies required for teaching online;
    • Identify technologies and strategies to use in the course delivery, interactions, and assessments;
    • Develop an online course development plan and get started with course development using design templates.

    Prerequisites: None

    Note regarding location: Hosted in the new ESJ training center, room 1102. Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) required if you would like a hands-on experience. 

    Please register for this event on Eventbrite.

  • Fri
    01
    Jun
    2018
    10:30am - 12:00pmESJ 1103

    Learning Technology Design instructional designers provide an orientation to the Turnitin anti-plagiarism software that integrates with the Canvas assignment tool. Participants should bring a laptop in order to participate in this hands-on training session. Registration is limited to University of Maryland faculty, instructors and teaching assistants.

    Note regarding location: Hosted in the new ESJ training center, room 1103. Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) required if you would like a hands-on experience.

    Please register on Eventbrite.

  • Mon
    04
    Jun
    2018
    1:00pm - 2:30pmESJ 1103

    This workshop will introduce you to several tools and strategies for fostering collaboration among students in ELMS. The last portion of the workshop will be hands-on and participants will have a chance to experiment with implementing the tools learned into their own course spaces.

    By the end of this workshop you will be able to:

    • Create a peer assessment assignment
    • Create groups
    • Create a group assignment
    • Use the collaboration tool

    Prerequisites: Have taken "Getting Started in ELMS" or Have taught at least one semester using ELMS. 

    Note regarding location: Hosted in the new ESJ training center, room 1103. Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) required if you would like a hands-on experience.

    Please register for this event on Eventbrite.