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Summer 2020 Workshops

Here's the schedule of summer 2020 workshops and presentations in support of excellence in teaching online or hybrid courses using educational technologies.  All are delivered via Zoom.

The Center for Teaching and Learning section contains the COMPLETE schedule for the summer.

The schedules for educational technology workshops including Kodiak, Echo360, Zoom, and OneDrive are for JULY ONLY.  (For the record, this was June 2020's schedule.)  Schedules for the remaining weeks of the summer will be posted towards the end of July and announced via e-mail, University Posts, and within Kodiak.

Your Online Learning Environment

 
Kodiak Overview

Introduces the basic features of Kodiak, including an overview of navigation, announcements, content, assignments and discussions.

This workshop has been discontinued due to low enrollments.  Please email edtech@wne.edu  to arrange for a personalized overview of Kodiak.

Kodiak Content

A deeper look at Kodiak’s Content tool, which is essential for designing learning modules that clearly reflect the organization and flow of your course.

NOTE: The handout and complete video set  from this Kodiak Content session are available for on-demand viewing at http://www.wne.edu/information-technology/teaching-learning/content-workshop

Tuesday June 30, 1PM
Tuesday July 14, 1PM 
Tuesday July 21, 9AM 
Wednesday July 29, 1PM 

RSVP to Steven.Narmontas@wne.edu to reserve a spot and receive the Zoom meeting URL.


Kodiak Grades

Learn how to keep students apprised of their grades by maintaining an online gradebook with Kodiak’s Grades tool.

Thursday July 2, 1PM
Thursday July 16,1PM 
Thursday July 23, 1PM 

RSVP to Justin.Eck@wne.edu to reserve a spot and receive the Zoom meeting URL.


Kodiak Discussions

Kodiak’s Discussions tool can be used to foster a sense of community and connection between instructors and students in an online class.

Tuesday June 30, 9AM
Thursday July 23, 9AM

RSVP to Sharon.Benoit@wne.edu to reserve a spot and receive the Zoom meeting URL.


Kodiak Assignments

Kodiak’s Assignments tool is an efficient way to assign homework and projects, collect student work, and grade and provide feedback.

Thursday July 2, 9AM
Thursday  July 9, 9AM 
Thursday July 16, 9AM 

RSVP to Rich.Pont@wne.edu to reserve a spot and receive the Zoom meeting URL.


Kodiak Quizzes

Learn to use Kodiak's Quiz tool to create and deliver online assessments.

Wednesday July 8, 9AM
Tuesday July 14, 9AM
Tuesday July 21, 9AM

RSVP to Quan.Wei@wne.edu to reserve a spot and receive the Zoom meeting URL.

Creating Video Content

 
Echo360 Overview

Covers the use of the Echo360 video platform to create and distribute instructional videos.

Wednesday July 1, 9AM
Tuesday July 7, 1PM
Wednesday July 22, 1PM 

RSVP to Steven.Narmontas@wne.edu to reserve a spot and receive the Zoom meeting URL

Live Meetings

 

Zoom Overview

Introduces the skills and best practices for using Zoom, an online video conferencing system, to host online class meetings.

This offering has been discontinued.  Please email edtech@wne.edu if you'd like a personalized introduction to Zoom.

Zoom Breakout Rooms

Learn to use breakout rooms to help students talk in smaller groups, just as they would do break-out groups in a larger class environment. As the instructor, you can visit the breakout rooms, broadcast messages to various rooms, and end the breakout sessions when it is time to regroup.

Tuesday July 7, 9AM
Monday July 13, 9AM tentative- please do not RSVP 
Wednesday July 15, 9AM tentative- please do not RSVP 

Monday July 20, 1PM tentative- please do not RSVP 
Friday July 24, 9AM tentative- please do not RSVP 
Monday July 27, 1PM tentative- please do not RSVP 

RSVP Sharon.Benoit@wne.edu for the Zoom meeting room URL.  Seating is limited.

Zoom Polls & Reports

Learn to use Zoom's Polling feature help keep students engaged and to conduct regular check-ins to make sure they're learning.

Wednesday July 8, 9AM
Tuesday July 14, 9AM tentative- please do not RSVP 
Tuesday July 28, 9AM tentative- please do not RSVP 

RSVP Sharon.Benoit@wne.edu for the Zoom meeting room URL.  Seating is limited.

Zoom Recordings & Transcriptions

Learn how to record your Zoom sessions and retrieve automatic machine generated transcriptions of your sessions.

Thursday July 9, 9AM
Friday July 17, 9AM tentative- please do not RSVP 
Wednesday July 22, 9AM tentative- please do not RSVP 
Thursday July 30, 9AM tentative- please do not RSVP 

RSVP Sharon.Benoit@wne.edu for the Zoom meeting room URL.  Seating is limited.

 

 

Cloud-based file sharing

OneDrive Overview

OneDrive is Microsoft’s online cloud storage platform available to all WNE faculty and students. It provides 1 TB of storage and safely syncs and stores files of all types, allowing you to work from anywhere, on any device. It also serves as a collaboration tool, allowing several people to edit Office documents online simultaneously, and as a document management tool, with automatic version history tracking.

Thursday July 16, 9AM
Tuesday July 21, 9AM
Wednesday July 29, 9AM

RSVP Sharon.Benoit@wne.edu for the Zoom meeting room URL.

One-on-one Consultations

You have questions.  We have answers.  

The Ed Tech team (Sharon Benoit, Rich Pont, and Steve Narmontas) plus Occupational Therapy's Justin Eck and Pharmacy's Quan Wei are available to meet with you online to help with Kodiak, Echo360, or Zoom.  To schedule an appointment, email edtech@wne.edu with:

  • at least two or three dates and times you're available for a Zoom session
  • a description of what you'd like help with

One of us will get back to you ASAP to confirm a meeting time and to give you the Zoom URL.

These do not have to be one-on-one sessions.  Feel free to invite others who may be interested once you have a date/time and the Zoom URL.

Faculty-led workshops on the practice of teaching

 
Instructor Presence
Monday June 8,  9AM
Wednesday June 10, 1PM

RSVP to Jonathan.Beagle@wne.edu to receive the Zoom meeting URL


Collaborative Learning Environments/Building a Sense of Community among Students
Monday June 22, 9AM
Wednesday June 24, 1PM

RSVP to Jonathan.Beagle@wne.edu to receive the Zoom meeting URL


Multiple Modalities of Instruction
Monday July 6, 9AM
Wednesday July 8th 1PM

RSVP to Jonathan.Beagle@wne.edu to receive the Zoom meeting URL


FERPA & Title IX
Thursday August 27, 1PM

RSVP to Jonathan.Beagle@wne.edu to receive the Zoom meeting URL


 
Assessment, Feedback, & Grading Standards in AN ONLINE Environment
Monday July 20,  9AM
Wednesday July 22, 1PM

RSVP to Jonathan.Beagle@wne.edu to receive the Zoom meeting URL


syllabus design for online courses
Monday July 27, 9AM
Wednesday July 29, 1PM

RSVP to Jonathan.Beagle@wne.edu to receive the Zoom meeting URL


HYbrid class design
Monday August 3, 9AM
Wednesday August 5, 1PM

RSVP to Jonathan.Beagle@wne.edu to receive the Zoom meeting URL