Saturday, May 15 | Online Teaching & Instructional Technology Workshops

Student Engagement in Synchronous Class Sessions

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Watch this previously recorded session.

with Erin Horan (Center for Teaching, Research & Learning)

Ample research cites the importance of engaging students to optimize learning. This workshop will discuss and implement instructional strategies that you can use to keep your students engaged in a synchronous session.

By attending this workshop, participants will be able to:

a) Define engagement and describe strategies to evaluate engagement in the synchronous class environment

b) Select tools best suited for your course learning outcomes that offer maximum student engagement

Canvas Overview

Time: 10:40 a.m. – 11:40 a.m.

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with Justin Lopez (University Library)

This workshop is designed to introduce Canvas to those who have never used it before. This 1-hour workshop will provide a high-level overview of basic functionality within Canvas. It will cover Global Navigation, profile settings, Inbox communication, Course set up, Help/Resources, and the overall Canvas Interface.

By attending this workshop, participants will be able to:

a) Navigate Canvas

b) Create your first assignments, quizzes, pages, and publish your course

c) Effectively communicate with students in Canvas

Kaltura Within Canvas

Time: 11:50 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.

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with Justin Lopez (University Library)

This session introduces you to the video creation and streaming software Kaltura and Kaltura Capture and will prepare you to record mini-lectures, video feedback, weekly summaries, presentations, and more. You will learn the technical aspects of the software and how to effectively integrate this technology into your class and how to use it as a teaching tool.

By attending this workshop, participants will be able to:

a) Add media into Kaltura

b) Embed and display videos in your Canvas course

c) Use Video Quizzes and effectively incorporate mixed media in your course.

Zoom Within Canvas

Time: 1:20 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.

Watch this previously recorded session.

with Tony Loffredo (University Library)

Zoom in Canvas allows you to virtually collaborate with your students in class sessions, office hours, meetings, and group projects. There are several ways to integrate Zoom into your Canvas course to make facilitating meetings seamless. In this workshop, we will go over the different settings when creating a zoom meeting, how to create breakout rooms and Zoom best practices.

By attending this workshop, participants will be able to:

a) Set up a reoccurring Zoom session in Canvas

b) Create Breakout rooms for Zoom

c) Create Virtual Office Hours using Zoom