Events

Arts ISIT’s virtual drop-in sessions are now available Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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  • Mar
    9

    (WEBINAR) Canvas Essentials – March 9, 2021

    Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
    This introductory online webinar will prepare you to work with all the basics in Canvas. In this hour-long intensive session, we will get an overview of course instruction in Canvas; become familiar with communications tools and the Course Home Page; create Discussions and Assignments.
    Register

  • Mar
    11

    (WEBINAR) Grading on Canvas- March 11, 2021

    Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
    Description Grade quickly and efficiently using internal Canvas tools. In this webinar, we will go through the steps for creating quizzes and assignments, and explore grading tools such as the SpeedGrader and the Gradebook. The SpeedGrader helps you grade assignments and quizzes quickly and its annotation options help you provide feedback effectively. The Gradebook automatically manages grades and gives you a summary view of student...
    Register

  • Mar
    15

    (WEBINAR) Recording Screencast Lectures with Camtasia – March 15, 2021

    Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
    Are you looking for a way to pre-record lectures or post video tutorials for your courses? Camtasia is a powerful video tool that supports screen recording with audio as well as editing in various multimedia formats.
    Register

  • Mar
    16

    (WEBINAR) Kaltura Media in Canvas – March 16, 2021

    Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
    Description Kaltura is a video-hosting platform that allows you and your students to easily upload and embed videos in Canvas without contributing to your course storage limit. You can use Kaltura to upload video files that you have saved from other software, or to capture and upload video directly from your webcam or your screen....
    Register

  • Mar
    17

    (WEBINAR) Teaching on Zoom: Features & Best Practices – March 17, 2021

    Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
    This one-hour webinar will guide you through utilizing Zoom’s main tools, best practices, and other neat features.
    Register

  • Mar
    22

    (WEBINAR) CLAS: Collaborative Learning Annotation System – March 22, 2021

    Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
    CLAS encourages self-directed engagement with online content while facilitating peer learning and collaboration at the same time. Besides providing annotation and collaboration, CLAS is also a well-equipped media application with features designed specifically to support education - most notably, to provide flexible and customizable access control of both videos and annotations/comments.
    Register

  • Mar
    23

    (WEBINAR) Engaging Students Through Annotations – March 23, 2021

    Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
    With educational technologies, the age old use of annotations takes on new dimensions. More specifically, the Collaborative Learning Annotation System (CLAS) allows students to comment directly on PDFs, reply to other comments and organize their observations, leading them to engage with textual materials in a more meaningful way. The Collaborate Ultra whiteboard provides a space for students to annotate documents in real time, allowing them to build on each other's knowledge to make new connections, together. This workshop will explore the pedagogical use of annotation tools such as CLAS and Collaborate Ultra whiteboard. Participants will leave the session with new ideas on how social annotation can benefit their classes.
    Register

  • Mar
    24

    (WEBINAR) Exploring Peer Assessments – March 24, 2021

    Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
    Exploring Peer Assessments is the ideal session for instructors looking to better understand how peer reviews can work in their classrooms and the learning tools that can help implement these activities. This online webinar will present a comparative view of some of the Faculty of Arts’ best used peer assessment tools: Canvas Peer Review, iPeer, the Collaborative Learning Annotation System (CLAS) and ComPAIR.
    Register

  • Mar
    29

    Sunsetting Collaborate Ultra: Options on Archiving and Repurposing Lecture Recordings – March 29, 2021

    Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
    With the sunsetting of Collaborate Ultra, instructors who have been using this platform to store lecture recordings will need to consider where they will move their videos and how they will make use of them in the future. Join this session to explore options around preserving your lecture recordings and the future opportunities to use these videos to enhance teaching and learning.
    Register

  • Mar
    29

    (WEBINAR) Increase Student Participation & Track Attendance with iClicker Cloud- March 29, 2021

    Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
    Description In this workshop, we will demonstrate how iClicker allows you to collect student responses in a synchronous session. iClicker can be used in both formats of teaching online and an in-person classroom. iClicker Cloud application allows students to participate through a web browser at no additional cost. We will provide a walk-through on how you can interact...
    Register

  • Apr
    12

    (WEBINAR) Canvas Essentials – April 12, 2021

    Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
    This introductory online webinar will prepare you to work with all the basics in Canvas. In this hour-long intensive session, we will get an overview of course instruction in Canvas; become familiar with communications tools and the Course Home Page; create Discussions and Assignments.
    Register

  • Apr
    13

    (WEBINAR) Increase Student Participation & Track Attendance with iClicker Cloud- April 13, 2021

    Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
    Description In this workshop, we will demonstrate how iClicker allows you to collect student responses in a synchronous session. iClicker can be used in both formats of teaching online and an in-person classroom. iClicker Cloud application allows students to participate through a web browser at no additional cost. We will provide a walk-through on how you can interact...
    Register

  • Apr
    14

    Sunsetting Collaborate Ultra: Options on Archiving and Repurposing Lecture Recordings – April 14, 2021

    Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
    With the sunsetting of Collaborate Ultra, instructors who have been using this platform to store lecture recordings will need to consider where they will move their videos and how they will make use of them in the future. Join this session to explore options around preserving your lecture recordings and the future opportunities to use these videos to enhance teaching and learning.
    Register

  • Apr
    15

    (WEBINAR) Exploring Peer Assessments – April 15, 2021

    Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
    Exploring Peer Assessments is the ideal session for instructors looking to better understand how peer reviews can work in their classrooms and the learning tools that can help implement these activities. This online webinar will present a comparative view of some of the Faculty of Arts’ best used peer assessment tools: Canvas Peer Review, iPeer, the Collaborative Learning Annotation System (CLAS) and ComPAIR.
    Register

  • Apr
    19

    (WEBINAR) Grading on Canvas- April 19, 2021

    Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
    Description Grade quickly and efficiently using internal Canvas tools. In this webinar, we will go through the steps for creating quizzes and assignments, and explore grading tools such as the SpeedGrader and the Gradebook. The SpeedGrader helps you grade assignments and quizzes quickly and its annotation options help you provide feedback effectively. The Gradebook automatically manages grades and gives you a summary view of student...
    Register

  • Apr
    21

    (WEBINAR) Engaging Students Through Annotations – April 21, 2021

    Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
    Description With educational technologies, the age old use of annotations takes on new dimensions. More specifically, the Collaborative Learning Annotation System (CLAS) allows students to comment directly on PDFs, reply to other comments and organize their observations, leading them to engage with textual materials in a more meaningful way. The Collaborate Ultra whiteboard provides a...
    Register

  • Apr
    22

    (WEBINAR) CLAS: Collaborative Learning Annotation System – April 22, 2021

    Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
    CLAS encourages self-directed engagement with online content while facilitating peer learning and collaboration at the same time. Besides providing annotation and collaboration, CLAS is also a well-equipped media application with features designed specifically to support education - most notably, to provide flexible and customizable access control of both videos and annotations/comments.
    Register

  • Apr
    27

    (WEBINAR) Recording Screencast Lectures with Camtasia – April 27, 2021

    Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
    Description Are you looking for a way to pre-record lectures or post video tutorials for your courses? Camtasia is a powerful video tool that supports screen recording with audio as well as editing in various multimedia formats. It is available to all faculty, staff and students. This online webinar will guide you through the essential...
    Register

  • Apr
    28

    (WEBINAR) Kaltura Media in Canvas – April 28, 2021

    Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
    Description Kaltura is a video-hosting platform that allows you and your students to easily upload and embed videos in Canvas without contributing to your course storage limit. You can use Kaltura to upload video files that you have saved from other software, or to capture and upload video directly from your webcam or your screen....
    Register

  • Apr
    29

    (WEBINAR) Teaching on Zoom: Features & Best Practices – April 29, 2021

    Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
    This one-hour webinar will guide you through utilizing Zoom’s main tools, best practices, and other neat features.
    Register