Summer 2020 Faculty Training Series

Welcome to the Summer Training Series presented by the Teaching and Learning Enhancement (TALE) Center, Instructional Media and Design Center (IMDC), Instructional Media Services (IMS), and Technology Support Services (TSS).

All sessions will be presented via Zoom and last approximately one hour unless otherwise noted.

Archive recordings of each session will be available within one business day of the live presentation.

Please note, the schedule is subject to change.

 

Live Session Schedule

 

Thursday, July 2, 2020

2 p.m. - Flipping A Class Q & A

  • What is a flipped lesson?
  • Flipped class?
  • Why might it be an effective way to prepare your classes for the fall?

 

 

Monday, July 6, 2020

10 a.m. - Organizing and Publishing Mediasite Content

  • Creating Channels (Folders) to organize course content
  • Adding presentations to the BOLT Mediasite Module
  • Embedding presentations in BOLT content

 

 

2 p.m. - How to Set Up and Record Lectures in Zoom

  • Join us to find out how to set up your screen share and instructor video views, and other presenter tips for lectures and recordings.

 

 

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

10 a.m. - Flip or Flop

  • Successful flipping a lesson or a class depends upon faculty and students being prepared
  • What are these challenges, and how can you anticipate?

 

 

2 p.m. - Backward Design: Stage 2: Formative and Summative Assessment

  • Discuss why stage 2 must focus on assessment
  • Learn the difference between formative and summative assessment
  • How to make your assessment "educative"

 

 

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

2 p.m. - How to Manage Your Zoom Portal

  • Find out how to manage your profile, meetings, and recordings, and get attendance and poll information on the Zoom Portal.

 

 

Thursday, July 9, 2020

10 a.m. - Backward Design: Stage 2: Formative and Summative Assessment

  • Discuss why stage 2 must focus on assessment
  • Learn the difference between formative and summative assessment
  • How to make your assessment "educative"

 

 

2 p.m. - Flip or Flop

  • Successful flipping a lesson or a class depends upon faculty and students being prepared
  • What are these challenges, and how can you anticipate?

 

 

Friday, July 10, 2020

2 p.m. - Open Session

  • Bring your BOLT and Zoom questions to this session for help from the experts.

 

 

Monday, July 13, 2020

10 a.m. - Mediasite for Student Projects and Presentations

  • Creating Assignment in BOLT (as Instructor)
  • Publishing Content (as Student)
  • Submitting Presentations (as Student)
  • Viewing submissions and providing feedback (as Instructor)

 

 

12 p.m. - BOLT Basics

  • General Navigation, high level overview of available tools, how to create announcements, view classist, etc.

 

 

12 p.m. - BOLT Course Setup and Management

  • Import/export/copy tool, copying from development shells, using templates or not, using Manage Dates, using Manage Files, homepage selection

 

 

12 p.m. - Working with Content in BOLT

  • Adding content to BOLT: HTML topics, links, existing activities, conditional release, checklists, etc.

 

 

2 p.m. - BOLT Course Communication

  • Groups, using groups for breaking into smaller discussions, discussions, graded discussions, class list, email class list, last access

 

 

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

10 a.m. - Teaching and Learning Activities-Adapting to a Pandemic

  • What are your F2F teaching and learning activities?
  • Do they achieve your learning outcomes?
  • How can you adapt if we have to teach remotely.

 

 

2 p.m. - Teaching and Learning Activities-Adapting to a Pandemic

  • What are your F2F teaching and learning activities?
  • Do they achieve your learning outcomes?
  • How can you adapt if we have to teach remotely.

 

 

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

10 a.m. - BOLT Course Communication

  • Groups, using groups for breaking into smaller discussions, discussions, graded discussions, class list, email class list, last access

 

 

2 p.m. - Grades Setup in BOLT

  • How to set up a grade book: grading system, calculation options, adding categories and grade items, applying grade schemes

 

 

Thursday, July 16, 2020

10 a.m. - Intro to Working Remotely and Office 365

  • Connecting to Cisco AnyConnect
  • Accessing Campus Network Resources
  • Installing Office 365 Desktop Apps
  • Saving Documents to OneDrive
  • Sharing OneDrive documents for information dissemination
  • Sharing OneDrive documents for collaboration

 

 

2 p.m. - Teaching and Learning Activities-Adapting to a Pandemic

  • What are your F2F teaching and learning activities?
  • Do they achieve your learning outcomes?
  • How can you adapt if we have to teach remotely.

 

 

Friday, July 17, 2020

10 a.m. - Grades Setup in BOLT

  • How to set up a grade book: grading system, calculation options, adding categories and grade items, applying grade schemes

 

 

2 p.m. - Open Session

  • Bring your BOLT and Zoom questions to this session for help from the experts.

 

 

Monday, July 20, 2020

10 a.m. - Mediasite Editor, Accessibility, Interactivity

  • Video Editor
  • Caption Editor
  • Commenting and Annotation

 

 

2 p.m. - Providing Feedback and Practice in BOLT

  • How to get and provide feedback and practice in surveys, self-assessment tool, rubrics, and awards

 

 

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

10 a.m. - Tech Tools and Apps

  • What tech tools are you using to teach?
  • Share with colleagues in five-minute micro-lessons.

 

 

2 p.m. - Backward Design: transparency and relevance

  • Today's students, more than ever, want to know "why." It helps faculty teach with greater purpose. This can also make it easier to make choices about letting go of content or assignments when teaching is disrupted.

 

 

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

10 a.m. - Providing Feedback and Practice in BOLT

  • How to get and provide feedback and practice in surveys, self-assessment tool, rubrics, and awards

 

 

12 p.m. - Quizzes I - Creating a Quiz in BOLT

  • How to create a quiz, set up properties, assessment, and restrictions tabs
  • Basic quiz creation with “default” configurations
  • Submission views and cautions/suggestions

 

 

2 p.m. - Quizzes II - Building Quizzes with Questions in BOLT

  • How to use the Question Library, import questions, use publisher provided test banks
  • How to add questions to quizzes in sections and pools

 

 

Thursday, July 23, 2020

10 a.m. - Backward Design: transparency and relevance

  • Today's students, more than ever, want to know "why." It helps faculty teach with greater purpose. This can also make it easier to make choices about letting go of content or assignments when teaching is disrupted.

 

 

2 p.m. - Tech Tools and Apps

  • What tech tools are you using to teach?
  • Share with colleagues in five-minute micro-lessons.

 

 

Friday, July 24, 2020

10 a.m. - Quizzes II - Building Quizzes with Questions in BOLT

  • How to use the Question Library, import questions, use publisher provided test banks
  • How to add questions to quizzes in sections and pools

 

 

12 p.m. - Quizzes III - Security Options for Quizzes

  • How to modify restrictions like adding special access, time limits, number of attempts, release conditions, shuffle and pools, limiting right click, questions per page, use of email and IM tools, RLDB/ProctorU/etc.

 

 

12 p.m. - Evaluating Quiz Assessments in BOLT

  • How to grade quizzes, quiz questions, re-grade questions, “fix” wrong questions, re-publish grades if auto grade was not selected, etc.

 

 

2 p.m. - Open Session

  • Bring your BOLT and Zoom questions to this session for help from the experts.

 

 

Monday, July 27, 2020

10 a.m. - Assessments in Mediasite

  • Creating Video Quizzes and Linking to BOLT Grade book

 

 

2 p.m. - OneNote Classroom Notebook

  • Using the OneNote classroom notebook to replace Wikis.

 

 

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

10 a.m. - Faculty Being Present Synchronous or Asynchronous

  • Shifting to distance education in spring disrupted student-student and student-faculty relations. Learn and discuss how we can handle this challenge in the future.

 

 

2 p.m. - Helping Students Learn

  • To help students thrive and to create a more equitable classroom, we cannot assume that students know how to study. Learn and discuss how faculty can teach students how to learn.

 

 

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

10 a.m. - Communicating with Intelligent Agents

  • Did you know there is a secret tool in your BOLT course that will let you send out target-ed messages to students?
  • Come find out what these are and how you can use them to increase engagement.

 

 

2 p.m. - Be Present in BOLT

  • How to add instructor presence to BOLT with video notes and instructional videos, and feedback and communication tools

 

 

Thursday, July 30, 2020

10 a.m. - Helping Students Learn

  • To help students thrive and to create a more equitable classroom, we cannot assume that students know how to study. Learn and discuss how faculty can teach students how to learn.

 

 

2 p.m. - Faculty Being Present Synchronous or Asynchronous

  • Shifting to distance education in spring disrupted student-student and student-faculty relations. Learn and discuss how we can handle this challenge in the future.

 

 

Friday, July 31, 2020

10 a.m. - Be Present in BOLT

  • How to add instructor presence to BOLT with video notes and instructional videos, and feedback and communication tools

 

 

2 p.m. - Open Session

  • Bring your BOLT and Zoom questions to this session for help from the experts.

 

 

Monday, August 3, 2020

2 p.m. - Mediasite in the Classroom

  • Recording in Classrooms and Conference Rooms

 

 

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

2 p.m. - Intro to Working Remotely and Office 365

  • Connecting to Cisco AnyConnect
  • Accessing Campus Network Resources
  • Installing Office 365 Desktop Apps
  • Saving Documents to OneDrive
  • Sharing OneDrive documents for information dissemination
  • Sharing OneDrive documents for collaboration

 

 

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

2 p.m. - Open Session

  • Bring your BOLT and Zoom questions to this session for help from the experts.

 

 

Friday, August 7, 2020

2 p.m. - Open Session

  • Bring your BOLT and Zoom questions to this session for help from the experts.

 

 

Monday, August 10, 2020

10 a.m. - Mediasite in the Home or Office

  • Recording Your Desktop with Mediasite Mosaic, Mediasite Desktop Recorder, and other tools.

 

 

12 p.m. - Creating Assignments in BOLT

  • How to create assignments in BOLT: linking to a grade item, attaching a rubric

 

 

2 p.m. - Evaluating Assignments in BOLT

  • How to assess assignments in BOLT: Rubrics, Turnitin with Grade mark, NEW Annotation Tool

 

 

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

10 a.m. - Teaching in Pandemic - Brainstorming/Q&A

  • TALE Director, Lisa Stallbaumer, will be available in Zoom for consultation.

 

 

2 p.m. - Teaching in Pandemic - Brainstorming/Q&A

  • TALE Director, Lisa Stallbaumer, will be available in Zoom for consultation.

 

 

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

10 a.m. - Evaluating Assignments in BOLT

  • How to assess assignments in BOLT: Rubrics, Turnitin with Grade mark, NEW Annotation Tool

 

 

2 p.m. - The NEW Quick Eval Tool

  • How to use the tool in BOLT to streamline your grading experience!

 

 

Thursday, August 13, 2020

10 a.m. - Teaching in Pandemic - Brainstorming/Q&A

  • TALE Director, Lisa Stallbaumer, will be available in Zoom for consultation.

 

 

2 p.m. - Teaching in Pandemic - Brainstorming/Q&A

  • TALE Director, Lisa Stallbaumer, will be available in Zoom for consultation.

 

 

Friday, August 14, 2020

10 a.m. - The NEW Quick Eval Tool

  • How to use the tool in BOLT to streamline your grading experience!

 

 

12 p.m. - What's New in BOLT

  • A broad overview of the new features of BOLT such as the Quick Eval tool, Assignment annotations, etc.

 

 

2 p.m. - Open Session

  • Bring your BOLT and Zoom questions to this session for help from the experts.

 

 

 

Recorded Sessions Archive

 

 

Teaching Techniques

 

Backward Design: Stage 1: Learning Outcomes and Situational Factors

  • Brief review of Stage 1
  • Discussion of how to compose learning outcomes that are transparent and relevant
  • Discussion of how to trim them for a pandemic semester.
  • Feel free to share your SLOs with colleagues for feedback.

Recorded Zoom Session - June 30, 2020

 

 

Flipping a Class Q & A

  • What is a flipped lesson?
  • Flipped class?
  • Why might it be an effective way to prepare your classes for the fall?

Recorded Zoom Session - June 30, 2020

 

 

 

 

Zoom

 

How to Host an Engaging Zoom Session

  • Tips to turn your Zoom sessions into active, lively learning environments using polls, annotations, and music and video clips!

Recorded Zoom Session - June 29, 2020

 

 

How to Deal with Participants in Zoom

  • Come find out what features of Zoom exist to help you manage unruly and disruptive Zoom participants.

Recorded Zoom Session - July 1, 2020

 

 

 

 

Mediasite

 

An Introduction to Mediasite

  • What can Mediasite do?
  • What does Mediasite look like for the student?
  • How does Mediasite integrate with Zoom and BOLT?

Recorded Zoom Session - June 29, 2020