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Workshop #59


#59 Spring 2021 Blackboard Original Orientation
Date: Open Enrollment
Time: Self-Paced
Location: www.lewisu.edu/bb

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This is a self-paced, online orientation of the university learning management system, Blackboard Learn Original. Participants will learn how to create announcements, post grades in the grade center, upload basic content such as the syllabus, and collect assignments. Upon registering for this session, you will be enrolled as a student into the orientation within three business days. A printable certificate of achievement is available upon completion of the orientation final assessment. To access the orientation, log in to lewisu.edu/bb and select “Courses”. From your courses page, select “Blackboard Original Orientation”. Watch a video on accessing your courses in Blackboard here.

Questions? Email facultycenter@lewisu.edu

Presenter(s): Faculty Center Staff
Target Audience: Faculty and Staff

Workshop #30


#30 Original Online Teaching Certification (Six Weeks): Session 1
Date: Monday, February 1 - March 14, 2021
Time: Optional Live Sessions on Tuesdays at 4:00pm CT
Location: Online

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The Online Teaching Certification fulfills University requirements for faculty to teach online and blended courses at Lewis University. This six week course is instructor led and completely online. All coursework is completed on the Lewis University Blackboard system. Participants will learn the basic pedagogical approaches, design principles, and technological tools that facilitate online learning. Participants can expect to spend 3-5 hours per week completing coursework to meet weekly deadlines. Optional synchronous live sessions are each Tuesday at 4:00pm CST. Certification is awarded to those who have successfully completed all required coursework.

Presenter(s): Faculty Center Staff
Target Audience: Faculty

Workshop #37


#37 Panopto Essentials
Date: Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Time: 10am-11am
Location: Online

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During this essential skill session, we will explore how to properly setup Panopto in both the Blackboard Original and Ultra environments. An emphasis will be placed on how to provision new course sections and successfully navigate Panopto file structure. Advice for curating and sharing content between courses and future course roll-overs will be discussed. In additional, we will also discuss how to correct the most commonly encountered Panopto issues by both students and faculty.

Presenter(s): Faculty Center Staff
Target Audience: Faculty and Staff

Workshop #34


#34 New VoiceThread Assignments at Lewis University
Date: Thursday, February 4, 2021
Time: 3pm-4pm
Location: Online

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Learn how to start using the new voicethread assignment feature for interactive asynchronous learning activities. Learn more here.

Presenter(s): Faculty Center Staff
Target Audience: Faculty and Staff

Workshop #32


#32 Teach and Build in Blackboard Ultra (Five Weeks): Session 1
Date: Monday, February 8 - March 14, 2021
Time: Optional Sessions on Wednesdays at 4:00pm CT
Location: Online

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Co/Pre-Requisite: Online Teaching Certification.

Are you certified to teach online and looking to make the switch to a more intuitive interface? Thinking about using Blackboard Ultra? Teach & Build in Blackboard Ultra is your opportunity to learn all about blackboard Ultra in this self-paced five module course. Learn how to re-create your original content in the Ultra experience.Learn more about Ultra here. Optional synchronous live sessions are each Wednesday at 4:00pm CST that will demonstrate features in each module.

Presenter(s): Faculty Center Staff
Target Audience: Faculty

Workshop #38


#38 Panopto Essentials
Date: Monday, February 8, 2021
Time: 10am-11am
Location: Online

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During this essential skill session, we will explore how to properly setup Panopto in both the Blackboard Original and Ultra environments. An emphasis will be placed on how to provision new course sections and successfully navigate Panopto file structure. Advice for curating and sharing content between courses and future course roll-overs will be discussed. In additional, we will also discuss how to correct the most commonly encountered Panopto issues by both students and faculty.

Presenter(s): Faculty Center Staff
Target Audience: Faculty and Staff

Workshop #36


#36 Video Engagement Tools– Which one should I use?
Date: Thursday, February 18, 2021
Time: Noon-1pm
Location: Online

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In this workshop, explore the different video engagement tools at Lewis University: Voice Thread, Panopto, Collaborate Ultra, and Zoom. Which tool should you use for what type of activity? Participants will be able to identify which tool best fits their assessment and engagement goals in an online or blended learning environment.

Presenter(s): Faculty Center Staff
Target Audience: Faculty and Staff

Workshop #42


#42 Best Practices for Creating Instructional Video Content
Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Time: 1pm-2pm
Location: Online

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Have you been interested in creating instructional video content for your course? Then this is the session for you! Here we will discuss best practices for creating instructional video content. During this session we will explore how to structure and create materials that will work best in a video environment.

Presenter(s): Faculty Center Staff
Target Audience: Faculty and Staff

Workshop #43


#43 Best Practices for Creating Instructional Video Content
Date: Monday, March 8, 2021
Time: 10am-11am
Location: Online

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Have you been interested in creating instructional video content for your course? Then this is the session for you! Here we will discuss best practices for creating instructional video content. During this session we will explore how to structure and create materials that will work best in a video environment.

Presenter(s): Faculty Center Staff
Target Audience: Faculty and Staff

Workshop #39


#39 Advanced Panopto Training
Date: Thursday, March 18, 2021
Time: 1pm-2pm
Location: Online

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This training is intended for users that have completed Panopto Essentials and who have some experience using Panopto. During this session we will explore in detail: captions, editing, quizzes, and advanced folder organization. To get the most out of this training it is advised that instructors have a simple video already created in Panopto to work with.

Presenter(s): Faculty Center Staff
Target Audience: Faculty and Staff

Workshop #31


#31 Original Online Teaching Certification (Six Weeks): Session 2
Date: Monday, March 22 - May 2, 2021
Time: Optional Live Sessions on Tuesdays at 4:00pm CT
Location: Online

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The Online Teaching Certification fulfills University requirements for faculty to teach online and blended courses at Lewis University. This six week course is instructor led and completely online. All coursework is completed on the Lewis University Blackboard system. Participants will learn the basic pedagogical approaches, design principles, and technological tools that facilitate online learning. Participants can expect to spend 3-5 hours per week completing coursework to meet weekly deadlines. Optional synchronous live sessions are each Tuesday at 4:00pm CST. Certification is awarded to those who have successfully completed all required coursework.

Presenter(s): Faculty Center Staff
Target Audience: Faculty

Workshop #40


#40 Advanced Panopto Training
Date: Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Time: 1pm-2pm
Location: Online

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This training is intended for users that have completed Panopto Essentials and who have some experience using Panopto. During this session we will explore in detail: captions, editing, quizzes, and advanced folder organization. To get the most out of this training it is advised that instructors have a simple video already created in Panopto to work with.

Presenter(s): Faculty Center Staff
Target Audience: Faculty and Staff

Workshop #33


#33 Teach and Build in Blackboard Ultra (Five Weeks): Session 2
Date: Monday, March 29 - May 2, 2021
Time: Optional Wednesday Sessions
Location: Online

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Co/Pre-Requisite: Online Teaching Certification.

Are you certified to teach online and looking to make the switch to a more intuitive interface? Thinking about using Blackboard Ultra? Teach & Build in Blackboard Ultra is your opportunity to learn all about blackboard Ultra in this self-paced five module course. Learn how to re-create your original content in the Ultra experience. Learn more about Ultra here. Optional synchronous live sessions are each Wednesday at 4:00pm CST that will demonstrate features learned each module.

Presenter(s): Faculty Center Staff
Target Audience: Faculty

Workshop #45


#45 Panopto Video Assignmentst
Date: Monday, March 29, 2021
Time: 3pm-4pm
Location: Online

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Learn how to set up assignments that will request students to submit videos. See an example of what the instructor sees and how the student submits a video assignment using Panopto. Some experience with Panopto would be helpful but not required.

Presenter(s): Faculty Center Staff
Target Audience: Faculty and Staff

Workshop #46


#46 Panopto Video Assignmentst
Date: Thursday, April 15, 2021
Time: 3pm-4pm
Location: Online

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Learn how to set up assignments that will request students to submit videos. See an example of what the instructor sees and how the student submits a video assignment using Panopto. Some experience with Panopto would be helpful but not required.

Presenter(s): Faculty Center Staff
Target Audience: Faculty and Staff

Workshop #44


#44 Best Practices for Creating Instructional Video Content
Date: Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Time: 10am-11am
Location: Online

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Have you been interested in creating instructional video content for your course? Then this is the session for you! Here we will discuss best practices for creating instructional video content. During this session we will explore how to structure and create materials that will work best in a video environment.

Presenter(s): Faculty Center Staff
Target Audience: Faculty and Staff

Workshop #41


#41 Advanced Panopto Training
Date: Monday, April 26, 2021
Time: 10am-11am
Location: Online

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This training is intended for users that have completed Panopto Essentials and who have some experience using Panopto. During this session we will explore in detail: captions, editing, quizzes, and advanced folder organization. To get the most out of this training it is advised that instructors have a simple video already created in Panopto to work with.

Presenter(s): Faculty Center Staff
Target Audience: Faculty and Staff