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Upcoming Workshops and Webinars (Students)

The workshops are hands-on sessions and will be offered in the eLearning Department (Room M1710). You can enjoy the webinars (online presentations) from the comfort of your home. If you are attending a webinar, click on the “Join Meeting” link on the scheduled date and time. Expected duration for each webinar or workshop is 30 minutes.

Below is a list of offered workshops/webinars and a small description for each:

  • Notifications: Learn how to set up your account to receive instant notifications via email or on your mobile phone.
  • Quizzes: Use the Quizzes tool to take a quiz, review your quiz results, and see class statistics for a quiz.
  • D2L Email: The D2L Email tool allows you to send and receive emails from within Learning Environment.
  • Discussions: The Discussions tool is a collaboration area to post, read and reply to posts on different topics, share thoughts about course materials, ask questions, share files, or work with your peers on assignments and homework.
  • DropBox: The Dropbox tool enables you to submit assignments in Desire2Learn, eliminating the need to mail, fax, or email your work to instructors.
  • Binder: D2L App available for download on mobile devices. You can download and store course documents for offline viewing.
  • Content: The Content page gives you access to the course materials that your instructor has designed and placed into the course.

Schedule

Aug 31, 2015 (Monday) 11:00 am: D2L Email - WEBINAR JOIN MEETING

Sep 3,2015 (Thursday) 3:00 pm: Notifications - WEBINAR JOIN MEETING

Complete List of Webinars and Workshops for Students (PDF)

 

Upcoming Workshops and Webinars (Faculty)

You can enjoy the webinars (online presentations) from the comfort of your home. The workshops are hands-on sessions and will be offered in the eLearning Department (Room M1710). If you are attending a webinar, click on the "Join Meeting" link on the scheduled date and time (preferably 15 minutes before start) of the meeting. Webinars and workshops are timed at approximately an hour (60 minutes).

Below is a list of offered workshops/webinars and a small description for each:

  • Accessible Word: Learn how to use accessibility guidelines to create Word documents.
  • Accessible D2L: Learn how to use accessibility guidelines to create D2L (HTML) documents.
  • Accessible PPT (PowerPoint): Learn how to use accessibility guidelines to create PowerPoint documents.
  • Podcasting & Captioning: Record your own podcast and learn how to caption it using Camtasia Studio.
  • SoftChalk: Learn how to use SoftChalk to build interactive lessons for your D2L courses. It is a great tool to increase student interaction and engagement in online courses.
  • Course Builder: Learn how to use and apply the course builder tool in D2L to build your online course from scratch. You can also use this tool to redesign or edit your existing course.
  • Kurzweil 3000: Learn how to use the Kurzweil 3000 learning tool to make your curriculum accessible for all students. This tool is particularly helpful for students with learning difficulties. 
  • WebEx: Learn how to use the WebEx web-conferencing tool for your D2L classes or online meetings.

Schedule

Aug 31, 2015 (Monday) – 10am: Podcasting & Captioning – WORKSHOP (M1710)

Sep 2, 2015 (Wednesday) – 9am: Accessible D2L- WORKSHOP (in room M1710)

Sep 3, 2015 (Thursday) – 11am: Accessible PPT – WORKSHOP (in room M1710)

Complete List of Webinars and Workshops for Faculty (PDF)