Training Opportunities (Students & Faculty)

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.

Schedule:

  • There are currently no workshops or webinars available for students.

Upcoming Workshops and Webinars (Faculty)

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 (preferably 15 minutes before start) of the meeting.

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

  • Accessible Word: Learn how to use accessibility guidelines to create Word documents.
  • Accessible HTML: Learn how to use accessibility guidelines to create D2L (HTML) documents.
  • Accessible PPT (PowerPoint): Learn how to use accessibility guidelines to create PowerPoint documents.
  • Attendance: Learn how to use the attendance tool in D2L.
  • Beautiful Accessible Tables: Learn how to create usable tables using accessibility guidelines.
  • Creating Assignments/Dropbox: Learn how to create D2L assignments using the Dropbox tool.
  • Creating Quizzes: Learn how to create online quizzes in D2L.
  • D2L Course Builder: Learn how to use Course Builder to build and manage your D2L course(s).
  • Digital Storytelling in PPT: Learn the basics of digital storytelling using PowerPoint.
  • Discussions:  Learn how to create and manage online discussions in D2L.
  • Gradebook Setup/Tips: Learn how to set up your gradebook in D2L (points and weighted), and create running total and bonus grade items.
  • Groups: Learn how to create groups for Discussions, Dropbox assignments, group projects.
  • Introducing Acrobat: Learn the basics of using Adobe Acrobat DC for creating/editing PDFs.
  • Rubrics: Learn the basics of creating rubrics in D2L.
  • Photoshop 1: Join us to explore Layers and Blending Modes in Photoshop.
  • Photoshop 2: Masking is a powerful tool in Photoshop. Learn how use masking with typography and photos.
  • Photoshop 3 (Video): Did you know you can create short videos with Photoshop? Come to this workshop to learn how to be a video producer.
  • Podcasting: This workshop introduces the concept of podcasting and the benefits of using podcasts in your courses.
  • Podcasting using the SMART Board: Learn how to use the SMART Board to create demonstration videos for difficult concepts/topics.
  • Introduction to Daylight: A brief look at the new User Experience in Brightspace Daylight.
  • Video Captioning: Learn how to caption your videos in Camtasia and YouTube.
  • WebEx: Learn how to set up a web meeting using Cisco WebEx.

Schedule:

  • Wednesday, January 31 - 9:00 a.m.: Attendance - WORKSHOP
  • Thursday, February 1 - 3:30 p.m.: Rubrics - WORKSHOP
  • Friday, February 2 - 9:00 a.m.: Accessible Word - WORKSHOP
  • Wednesday, February 7 - 9:00 a.m.: Assignments / Dropbox - WEBINAR
  • Thursday, February 8 - 3:30 p.m.: Creating Quizzes - WEBINAR
  • Friday, February 9 - 9:00 a.m.: Accessible PowerPoint - WEBINAR
  • Wednesday, February 14 - 9:00 a.m.: Gradebook Setup / Tips - WORKSHOP
  • Thursday, February 15 - 3:30 p.m.: Groups - WORKSHOP
  • Friday, February 16 - 9:00 a.m.: Accessible HTML - WORKSHOP
  • Wednesday, February 21 - 9:00 a.m.: Discussions - WEBINAR
  • Thursday, February 22 - 3:30 p.m.: Grade Book - WEBINAR
  • Friday, February 23 - 9:00 a.m.: Accessible HTML - WEBINAR
  • Wednesday, February 28 - 9:00 a.m.: Discussions - WORKSHOP
  • Thursday, March 1 - 3:30 p.m.: Podcasting w/ SMARTBoard - WORKSHOP
  • Friday, March 2 - 9:00 a.m.: Accessible Word - WORKSHOP
  • Wednesday, March 7 - 9:00 a.m.: WebEx - WORKSHOP
  • Thursday, March 8 - 3:30 p.m.: Video Captioning - WEBINAR
  • Friday, March 9 - 9:00 a.m.: Accessible Excel - WEBINAR
  • Wednesday, March 21 - 9:00 a.m.: Assignments / Dropbox - WORKSHOP
  • Thursday, March 22 - 3:30 p.m.: Photoshop 1 - WORKSHOP
  • Friday, March 23 - 9:00 a.m.: Beautiful Accessible Tables - WORKSHOP
  • Wednesday, March 28 - 9:00 a.m.: Podcasting - WEBINAR
  • Thursday, March 29 - 3:30 p.m.: Introducing Acrobat Pro - WEBINAR
  • Friday, March 30 - 9:00 a.m.: Accessible Word - WEBINAR
  • Wednesday, April 4 - 9:00 a.m.: D2L Course Builder - WORKSHOP
  • Friday, April 6 - 9:00 a.m.: Accessible PowerPoint - WORKSHOP
  • Wednesday, April 11 - 9:00 a.m.: Photoshop 2 - WORKSHOP
  • Thursday, April 12 - 3:30 p.m. Creating Quizzes - WEBINAR
  • Friday, April 13 - 9:00 a.m.: Introducing Acrobat Pro - WEBINAR
  • Wednesday, April 18 - 3:30 p.m.: Photoshop 3 (Video) - WORKSHOP
  • Thursday, April 19 - 3:30 p.m.: Introduction to Daylight - WORKSHOP
  • Friday, April 20 - 9:00 a.m.: Accessible HTML - WORKSHOP
  • Wednesday, April 25 - 9:00 a.m.: Introduction to Daylight - WEBINAR
  • Thursday, April 26 - Introduction to Daylight - WEBINAR
  • Friday, April 27 - 9:00 a.m.: Accessible Word - WEBINAR
  • Wednesday, May 2 - 9:00 a.m.: Introduction to Daylight - WORKSHOP
  • Thursday, May 3 - 3:30 p.m.: Introduction to Daylight - WORKSHOP
  • Friday, May 4 - 9:00 a.m.: Accessible HTML - WORKSHOP