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  • Jun
    28

    Top Hat Workshop: June 28, 2018

    Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B123

    Top Hat is a web based classroom response system that offers instrucors the flexibility to customize their lecture experience to suit students' needs and bring out the best of their teaching styles. This tool provides the opportunity for interactive content, increasing students' engagement with the course. For example, instructors can enhance their slides through annotations, ask various types of questions that goes beyond multiple choice, facilitate discussion in a large classroom, and manage class participation seamlessly.
    Register

  • Jul
    4

    Crowdmark Workshop: July 4, 2018

    Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B123

    Crowdmark is coming to the Faculty of Arts! This user-friendly web application transfers the grading of paper-based assessments into online grading through bulk scanning and a clever identification system. Crowdmark can be accessed with ease through any internet connected device, and graders can simultaneously score assessments online to cut down grading time by a factor of 2-4. Efficiently return exams and assignments digitally without the need to spend class time passing back papers, which will increase the time available to provide detailed feedback to students. This workshop will provide instructors with hands-on experience in using the platform and information on getting started with Crowdmark .
    Register

  • Jul
    9

    Getting Started with Canvas: July 9, 2018

    Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B101

    In the first 90 minutes of workshop, you will have the opportunity to explore Canvas, including general navigation of the interface, notifications and communication, and content creation and organization. We will also cover how to set up and deliver announcements, assignments, and discussions.
    Register

  • Jul
    11

    Canvas: Assignments, Quizzes and Gradebook: July 11, 2018

    Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B101

    Delve deeper into Canvas by exploring the assessment tools such as Assignments, Quizzes, and Gradebook. In this workshop, in addition to learning the assessment tools, using SpeedGrader, and navigating the Gradebook, you will also have the opportunity to explore nifty options available for instructors to use.
    Register

  • Jul
    12

    CLAS Workshop: July 12, 2018

    Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B123

    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 video application with features designed specifically to support education - most notably, to provide flexible and customizable access control of both videos and annotations/comments. In this hands-on workshop, discover the possibilities and learn how to set-up and manage your own CLAS site.
    Register

  • Jul
    17

    Top Hat Workshop: July 17, 2018

    Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B123

    Top Hat is a web based classroom response system that offers instrucors the flexibility to customize their lecture experience to suit students' needs and bring out the best of their teaching styles. This tool provides the opportunity for interactive content, increasing students' engagement with the course. For example, instructors can enhance their slides through annotations, ask various types of questions that goes beyond multiple choice, facilitate discussion in a large classroom, and manage class participation seamlessly.
    Register

  • Jul
    23

    FormScanner Workshop: July 23, 2018

    Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B123

    FormScanner offers an alternative to Scantron machines by not only scanning and scoring multiple-choice forms, but also providing detailed info on answer distributions and overall class performance. Users can scan forms on any scanner instead of having to borrow a designated machine, which improves efficiency, workflow, and accessibility. In this hands-on workshop, learn how to use FormScanner as an improved replacement for current form-grading options.
    Register

  • Jul
    24

    Getting Started with Canvas : July 24, 2018

    Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B101

    In the first 90 minutes of workshop, you will have the opportunity to explore Canvas, including general navigation of the interface, notifications and communication, and content creation In the first 90 minutes of workshop, you will have the opportunity to explore Canvas, including general navigation of the interface, notifications and communication, and content creation and organization. We will also cover how to set up and deliver announcements, assignments, and discussions.
    Register

  • Jul
    26

    Canvas: Assignments, Quizzes and Gradebook: July 26, 2018

    Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B101

    Delve deeper into Canvas by exploring the assessment tools such as Assignments, Quizzes, and Gradebook. In this workshop, in addition to learning the assessment tools, using SpeedGrader, and navigating the Gradebook, you will also have the opportunity to explore nifty options available for instructors to use.
    Register

  • Aug
    7

    Getting Started with Canvas : August 7, 2018

    Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B101

    In the first 90 minutes of workshop, you will have the opportunity to explore Canvas, including general navigation of the interface, notifications and communication, and content creation In the first 90 minutes of workshop, you will have the opportunity to explore Canvas, including general navigation of the interface, notifications and communication, and content creation and organization. We will also cover how to set up and deliver announcements, assignments, and discussions.
    Register

  • Aug
    8

    CLAS Workshop: August 8, 2018

    Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B123

    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 video application with features designed specifically to support education - most notably, to provide flexible and customizable access control of both videos and annotations/comments. In this hands-on workshop, discover the possibilities and learn how to set-up and manage your own CLAS site.
    Register

  • Aug
    9

    Canvas: Assignments, Quizzes and Gradebook: August 9, 2018

    Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B101

    Delve deeper into Canvas by exploring the assessment tools such as Assignments, Quizzes, and Gradebook. In this workshop, in addition to learning the assessment tools, using SpeedGrader, and navigating the Gradebook, you will also have the opportunity to explore nifty options available for instructors to use.
    Register

  • Aug
    13

    Top Hat Workshop: August 13, 2018

    Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B123

    Top Hat is a web based classroom response system that offers instrucors the flexibility to customize their lecture experience to suit students' needs and bring out the best of their teaching styles. This tool provides the opportunity for interactive content, increasing students' engagement with the course. For example, instructors can enhance their slides through annotations, ask various types of questions that goes beyond multiple choice, facilitate discussion in a large classroom, and manage class participation seamlessly.
    Register

  • Aug
    20

    Getting Started with Canvas : August 20, 2018

    Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B101

    In the first 90 minutes of workshop, you will have the opportunity to explore Canvas, including general navigation of the interface, notifications and communication, and content creation In the first 90 minutes of workshop, you will have the opportunity to explore Canvas, including general navigation of the interface, notifications and communication, and content creation and organization. We will also cover how to set up and deliver announcements, assignments, and discussions.
    Register

  • Aug
    20

    Canvas: Assignments, Quizzes and Gradebook: August 20, 2018

    Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B101

    Delve deeper into Canvas by exploring the assessment tools such as Assignments, Quizzes, and Gradebook. In this workshop, in addition to learning the assessment tools, using SpeedGrader, and navigating the Gradebook, you will also have the opportunity to explore nifty options available for instructors to use.
    Register

  • Aug
    23

    Crowdmark Workshop: August 23, 2018

    Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B123

    Crowdmark is coming to the Faculty of Arts! This user-friendly web application transfers the grading of paper-based assessments into online grading through bulk scanning and a clever identification system. Crowdmark can be accessed with ease through any internet connected device, and graders can simultaneously score assessments online to cut down grading time by a factor of 2-4. Efficiently return exams and assignments digitally without the need to spend class time passing back papers, which will increase the time available to provide detailed feedback to students. This workshop will provide instructors with hands-on experience in using the platform and information on getting started with Crowdmark .
    Register

  • Aug
    28

    Getting Started with Canvas : August 28, 2018

    Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B101

    In the first 90 minutes of workshop, you will have the opportunity to explore Canvas, including general navigation of the interface, notifications and communication, and content creation In the first 90 minutes of workshop, you will have the opportunity to explore Canvas, including general navigation of the interface, notifications and communication, and content creation and organization. We will also cover how to set up and deliver announcements, assignments, and discussions.
    Register

  • Aug
    29

    FormScanner Workshop: August 29, 2018

    Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B123

    FormScanner offers an alternative to Scantron machines by not only scanning and scoring multiple-choice forms, but also providing detailed info on answer distributions and overall class performance. Users can scan forms on any scanner instead of having to borrow a designated machine, which improves efficiency, workflow, and accessibility. In this hands-on workshop, learn how to use FormScanner as an improved replacement for current form-grading options.
    Register

  • Aug
    30

    Canvas: Assignments, Quizzes and Gradebook: August 30, 2018

    Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
    Location: Buchanan B101

    Delve deeper into Canvas by exploring the assessment tools such as Assignments, Quizzes, and Gradebook. In this workshop, in addition to learning the assessment tools, using SpeedGrader, and navigating the Gradebook, you will also have the opportunity to explore nifty options available for instructors to use.
    Register