October Workshops

Please see below for descriptions of the workshops being offered over the next few weeks.

VoiceThread Workshop: VoiceThread is a great application that will allow you to share different types of media with students. They can view the media and collaborate in an asynchronous discussion via voice, text, or webcam. Utilizing VoiceThread will enhance your course especially if you are teaching online. It also integrates seamlessly with Moodle. The topics we will go over are:

  • What is a VoiceThread?
  • Different Ways of Communicating with Comments
  • Creating a VoiceThread
  • Saving and Sharing your VoiceThread
  • Exploring Settings in VoiceThread

Intro to iPad Workshop: This is a basic Intro to iPad workshop that will go over the hardware and many exciting features of the iPad. The topics we will go over are:

  • Detailed Look into the Hardware of the iPad
  • How to Customize your Wallpaper
  • The Home Button
  • Setting up WiFi
  • Typing
  • Setting up Email
  • Browsing Safari
  • Taking and Organizing Photos
  •  Settings
  • Troubleshooting

Intro to Moodle 2.5 Workshop: Moodle 2.5 has a lot of great features and provides a richer user experience. We are offering a three week basic workshop that will introduce these features to you and get you up to speed with what this new platform has to offer. These weeks will be separated into three separate sessions. This will be offered both online and in person. Please see below for the topics we will cover in each session:

Session 1: Getting Started with Moodle

  • Basic Navigation
  • Choosing a Course Layout
  • Changing a Topic Summary
  • Editing Moodle Course Settings
  • A closer look at Editing Icons
  • Introducing Labels
  • Completion Tracking and Conditional Release

Session 2: Exploring Resources and Social Tools

  • How to Upload a File
  • How to Create and Utilize Folders
  • How to Create a Page
  • How to Link to a URL
  • How to Create a Forum
  • Utilizing Quickmail
  • Creating Assignments

Session 3: Evaluation Tools and Backup

  • Creating a Quiz
  • Creating and Adding Questions to a Quiz
  • Setting up a Basic Moodle Gradebook
  • Backing up and Restoring your Moodle Course

Google Drive Workshop: Google Drive is a wonderful tool for sharing and collaborating on documents with colleagues. It also provides an alternative place to store documents and files. In this workshop we will cover:

  • What is Google Drive?
  • Navigation of Google Drive
  • Uploading and Deleting Files
  • Creating and Editing Folders
  • Creating and Working with Google Docs
  • Creating and Working with Google Sheets
  • Creating and Working with Google Forms
  • Collaborating with Google Drive

Google Calendar Workshop: Google Calendar is a great asset for organizing and scheduling your busy day. In this workshop we will cover:

  •  What is Google Calendar?
  • Navigation of Google Calendar
  • Creating a Calendar Event
  • Editing and Deleting Calendar Events
  • Inviting Guests to an Event
  • Creating Email Reminders
  • Creating Secondary Calendars
  • Sharing your Calendar with Others
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