Do you want to know more about the course management system supported by The W? Join us for an Introduction to Blackboard Learn. This workshop will cover the basics of the course management system supported at The W.Find out more about this event>
Ever wondered "how do they get those videos on YouTube?" Try our training on YouTube. This workshop will cover the basics of the video sharing web site that allows instructors and students to share videos and embed the links into Blackboard Learn.Find out more about this event>
Would you like to record a lecture for your students in the classroom or at another location? Camtasia training is what you need. This workshop will cover the basics of recording in Camtasia, editing, and producing and sharing the video to YouTube.Find out more about this event>
Would you like to be able to have more interaction with your students online or hold virtual office hours? Would you like to offer your distance students more for group work? This workshop will cover the basics of the video collaboration tool Google Hangouts.Find out more about this event>
Are you curious about leading a study abroad trip but aren’t sure where to start? Do you wonder how much work these trips actually involve? Are you interested in proposing a study abroad program but are not sure how the process works?
If so, please attend our faculty-led study abroad proposal roundtable on Tuesday, September 15 at 3:30 in Cochran 303. Light refreshments will be provided.
MUW faculty who have led study abroad trips successfully in the past and Study Abroad Coordinator Erinn Holloway will be there to answer your questions and share tips. The intent of this roundtable is to get MUW faculty more involved in thinking about leading study abroad programs and, ultimately, to increase the number of MUW students that participate in international programs.
For more information, contact the Center for Teaching & Learning or visit www.muw.edu/ctl
Three different workshops will be offered on a repeating basis during the week of December 7-11 to help prepare faculty for the transition to Canvas in the spring 2016 semester. Locations vary, please see the schedule below for details. You may register for as many sessions as you would like to attend here.
Monday, December 7McDevitt, Gamma Lab
1:00-2:30: Getting Started and Communicating
3:00-4:30: Content and Collaboration
Tuesday, December 8Painter Hall Writing Lab, Room 203
8:00-9:30: Assignments and Grading
9:30-11:00: Getting Started and Communicating
Wednesday, December 9McDevitt, Alpha Lab
1:00-2:30: Content and Collaboration
3:00-4:30: Assignments and Grading
Thursday, December 10McDevitt, Alpha Lab
8:00-9:30: Getting Started and Communicating
9:30-11:00: Content and Collaboration
1:00-2:30: Assignments and Grading
3:00-4:30: Getting Started and Communicating
Friday, December 11McDevitt, Gamma Lab
8:00-9:30: Content and Collaboration
9:30-11:00: Assignments and Grading
The CTL staff will be on hand in Delta Lab in McDevitt Hall to answer your questions and assist you with any last-minute concerns as we transition to Canvas. Come prepared with a specific question or just bring your materials and work on your class using a lab computer and flag us down as needed. No appointment is required, just stop by.
Learn how to use Respondus LockDown Browser to create a cheating-resistant online testing environment for your students. Adding the optional Monitor software will allow you to use a student-provided webcam to record the student during the test, creating a proctored environment at any time of the day or night and allowing you to fulfill the university’s 2-step authentication requirement for online courses. Both LockDown Browser and Monitor are available to all faculty in Canvas and are easy to use. Let us show you how!
Delta Lab, McDevitt Hall, 2:00-3:00
The CTL staff will be on hand in Deltal Lab in McDevitt Hall to answer your questions and assist you with any last-minute concerns as we transition to Canvas. Come prepared with a specific question or just bring your materials and work on your class using a lab computer and flag us down as needed. No appointment is required, just stop by.
Are you frustrated and disappointed when you discover a case of plagiarism while grading? Take a proactive stance against plagiarism in your classroom by developing writing assignments that discourage plagiarism from the start. After understanding why students plagiarize in the first place we will discuss tried and true methods to make your assignments more plagiarism-resistant while simultaneously increasing their impact on student learning. This workshop will be helpful for any faculty members who assign student writing and especially for those who have relied upon plagiarism detection software through Blackboard in the past since no such software will be available in Canvas.
Learn how to use Respondus software to create and manage exam questions in Canvas. With Respondus you can create your exam questions in the familiar MS Word format and import them into Canvas in batches without laboriously re-entering the information for each individual question. You can also seamlessly import questions from publisher-generated question banks. Using this program could save you hours of labor if you regularly offer online tests or quizzes. Make use of our campus-wide license and create question banks from the comfort of your home or office computer.
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