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:

  • Monday, June 5: Notifications - 9:00 a.m. – Workshop (M1710)
  • Thursday, June 15: D2L Email - 2:00 p.m. WEBINAR (JOIN)
  • Monday, June 19: Discussions - 9:00 a.m. – Workshop (M1710)
  • Thursday, June 29: Quizzes - 2:00 p.m. WEBINAR (JOIN)
  • Monday, July 10: Dropbox - 9:00 a.m. – Workshop (M1710)
  • Thursday, July 20: Notifications - 2:00 p.m. WEBINAR (JOIN)
  • Monday, July 24: Quizzes - 9:00 a.m. – Workshop (M1710)

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 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.
  • Captioning Videos in YouTube: Learn the basics and practice building captions in youtube.com.
  • Gradebook Tips: More tips and tricks on setting up and managing your D2L gradebook efficiently.
  • 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.
  • Video Podcasting using the SMART Board: Learn how to use the SMART Board to create demonstration videos for difficult concepts/topics.
  • Video Podcasting using Camtasia: Learn how to use Camtasia to create demonstration videos for difficult concepts/topics.
  • Audio Podcasting Basics: Learn how to create podcasts using the software Audacity.
  • Beautiful Accessible Tables: Learn how to make beautiful accessible tables.
  • Photoshop: Learn how to use the basic elements of Photoshop in four easy lessons.
  • Discussions: Learn how to make your discussions vibrant and alive.
  • Rubrics: Learn how to make rubrics.
  • Universal Design for Learners: Learn how to implement basic UDL principles within your course.
  • Implementing Universal Design: Dive in and practice implementing various UDL principles for both face-to-face and online courses.

Schedule:

 

  • Tuesday, June 6: Rubrics - 9:00 a.m. - WEBINAR (JOIN)
  • Wednesday, June 7: Accessible Word - 9:00 a.m. - WEBINAR (JOIN)
  • Tuesday, June 13: Captioning Videos - 2:00 p.m. - Workshop (M1710)
  • Wednesday, June 14: Accessible D2L - 2:00 p.m. - Workshop (M1710)
  • Tuesday, June 20: Gradebook Tips - 9:00 a.m. - WEBINAR (JOIN)
  • Wednesday, June 21: Accessible PowerPoint - 9:00 a.m. - WEBINAR (JOIN)
  • Tuesday, June 27: Kurzwell 3000 - 2:00 p.m. - Workshop (M1710)
  • Wednesday, June 28: Accessible Word - 2:00 p.m. - Workshop (M1710)
  • Wednesday, July 5: Beautiful Accessible Tables - 9:00 a.m. - WEBINAR (JOIN)
  • Tuesday, July 11: Photoshop Lesson - 2:00 p.m. - Workshop (M1710)
  • Wednesday, July 12: Accessible Word - 2:00 p.m. - Workshop (M1710
  • Tuesday, July 18: WebEx - 9:00 a.m. - WEBINAR (JOIN)
  • Wednesday, July 19 – Accessible D2L - 9:00 a.m. - WEBINAR (JOIN)
  • Tuesday, July 25: Wrapping up the Semester - 2:00 p.m. - Workshop (M1710)
  • Wednesday, July 26: Accessible PowerPoint - 2:00 p.m. - Workshop (M1710)