eLearning Training Workshops & Open Labs – Fall 2017

Good Afternoon,

The UT Dallas eLearning team offers training workshops on various educational technology topics.

PLEASE CLICK HERE  to browse through the Fall 2017 Training Offerings.

OPEN LABS

We conduct weekly Open Labs to offer hands-on assistance to faculty & staff with elearning tools. No registration required. You can bring your own device or use a lab computer.

EVERY FRIDAY

10:00 AM – NOON

JSOM 2.224

For any questions/ comments or to request more information, please email elearning@utdallas.edu.

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eLearning Training & Open Labs

This Spring, the eLearning team offers the following training and support services for faculty and staff:

 

  • Training: This semester, we offer eLearning training for faculty and staff on a one-to-one, or group/ departmental basis. We provide hands-on training at our training room (JSOM 2.224), or we can come to your office/ conference room. Please use our SPECIAL TRAINING REQUEST FORM to view the list of topics and to request a session.

 

  • Open Labs: We hold open labs, where faculty & staff can walk in, to receive hands-on assistance with eLearning tools. No registration required. You are welcome to bring your own device. Labs are held EVERY  FRIDAY, 10:00 AM – 12 NOON, AT JSOM 2.224

 

To revisit the above information and more, please visit: www.utdallas.edu/elearning. For any questions please email elearning@utdallas.edu .

eLearning Training Opportunities this Fall

The eLearning team offers the following training opportunities for faculty & staff, this semester.

  1. Training Calendar – Fall 2016

Our pre-scheduled sessions are listed below. To register, please click here: eLEARNING TRAINING REGISTRATION FORM – Fall 2016

  1. Getting Started with eLearning: This workshop covers the basic overview of eLearning, system interface and navigation, control panel overview, adding and organizing content, student communication tools, and a first look at the Grade Center.
  2. eLearning – Student Engagement Tools: This workshop covers 3 main tools to facilitate class participation using eLearning. These include Discussion Board, Blogs and Journals.
  3. eLearning – Groups & Wikis: This covers 2 tools for group-based activities – Groups Tool and the Wiki Tool.
  4. eLearning – Grade Center: This workshop demonstrates various aspects of the Grade Center Tool in eLearning, starting from basic functionality like creating columns, editing grades, and releasing grades to students, to advanced functionality, such as creating calculated grades, working offline, and importing grades into eLearning.
  5. Intro to Blackboard Collaborate: This workshop introduces users to the web conferencing tool Blackboard Collaborate. Topics include communicating within the software (voice chat, text chat), using the whiteboard, screen sharing, moderator privileges, and various other features. This workshop is conducted in a virtual classroom within eLearning,not at a physical location. Upon signing up, you will receive further instructions.
  6. NEW! Intro to Webex: This workshop introduces the web conferencing tool Webex. Topics include setting up session, integrating with Outlook, communicating within the software (voice chat, text chat), using the whiteboard, screen sharing, moderator privileges, and various other features.
  7. eLearning – Assignments: This workshop introduces participants to the use of the Assignment Tool in eLearning. Participants will learn how to create, view,  grade assignments, and provide feedback to students. We will also cover the Rubrics Tool. Participants will learn how to create effective rubrics, and associate them with assignments.
  8. Intro to Turnitin Assignments: This workshop covers the use of the plagiarism-detection software Turnitin, how to create Turnitin assignments, submit assignments from the students’ perspective, and how to review and analyze the Originality Report generated by Turnitin. We will also cover the use of Peer Mark , which enables instructors to have students peer review other students’ work.
  9. eLearning – Online Tests: This workshop demonstrates how to create and deploy a self-graded Test, on eLearning. Participants will learn the use of the Question Pools tool, within eLearning, and randomly selecting blocks of questions to be presented to students during tests. We will also introduce the LockDown Browser, for test administration.
  10. Intro to Respondus: This workshop demonstrates the use of Respondus, which is a third party software to create question banks and import them into eLearning courses, either as question pools, or directly as tests.
  11. Intro to Qualtrics: This workshop demonstrates the use of Qualtrics, a third party survey software to collect feedback from large audience groups, which the University has made available to all users. In this workshop, participants will learn how to create, edit and distribute surveys and view results.
  12. NEW! Turning Point Cloud – Demo: This workshop demonstrates the use of Turning Point Cloud Polling, offered by Turning Technologies. This software is used to conduct classroom polls and generate real-time results. During the workshop, participants will learn how to create question lists, conduct polls, and view results.
  13. NEW! Turning Point Cloud – Setup: This session provides a hands-on demonstration on how to integrate Turning Point Polling for classroom use. It includes initial account setup, software download/ upgrade, roster synchronization, hardware checks and upgrades, and Q & As.
  1. Special/ Customized Training

If you are unable to make it to the sessions on the training calendar, or if you would like to request a customized training session for yourself or your department, we also offer custom training.

Please fill out this online form to request an appointment. eLEARNING SPECIAL TRAINING REQUEST FORM.

  1. eLearning Open Labs
    We hold OPEN LABs, at the end of every week, to assist faculty and staff with their eLearning queries. If you need hands-on assistance with any eLearning topics, please come by. No registration required. You are also welcome to bring your own device. The Open Labs are held Every Friday , 10:00 AM – NOON at JSOM 2.224

For more information, please visit: http://www.utdallas.edu/elearning/training .

Summer 2015 ETS Training Workshops

The Educational Technology Services (ETS) Summer 2015 training schedule is now available. Register for a session using the link below.

Registration for Summer 2015 ETS Workshops

ETS Summer 2015 workshops include:

  • Introduction to Clickers
  • Introduction to Blackboard Collaborate (Web Conferencing)- Online Class
  • Introduction to Qualtrics
  • eLearning
  • Using Turnitin to Encourage Academic Integrity
  • Getting Started in Blackboard LEARN
  • Using the Grade Center
  • Enhancing Student Communication
  • Encouraging Student Collaboration with Groups and Wikis
  • Assessing Your Students Using Assignments and Rubrics
  • Assessing Your Students Using Tests and Surveys
  • OPEN LABS

PLEASE NOTE: The ETS eLearning Team also offers specialized one-on-one, small group, and departmental training. If you are interested, please complete the Special Training Request form.

Educational Technology Services Training Calendar Now Available

Educational Technology Services training dates for Spring 2015 are now available at the url below.

Register Online for Educational Technology Workshops:

https://utdallas.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_8q7KuRDqfBD2XIN

The Spring 2015 sessions include:

* Introduction to Clickers

* Introduction to Qualtrics

* Introduction to Bb Collaborate (Web Conferencing)

* eLearning

– Getting Started

– Using the Grade Center

– Enhancing Student Communication

– Encouraging Student Collaboration with Groups and Wikis

– Assessing your Students with Rubrics & Assignments

– Assessing your Students with Tests

– Using Turnitin to Encourage Academic Integrity

– OPEN LABS

PLEASE NOTE: The ETS eLearning Team also offers specialized one-on-one, small group, and departmental training.  If you are interested, please complete the Special Training Request form.

Educational Technology Services Training Calendar Now Available

Educational Technology Services training dates for Fall 2014 are now available at the url below.

Register Online for Educational Technology Workshops: 

https://utdallas.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_5oKU79wiSvQ08WV

The Fall 2014 sessions include:

  • Introduction to Clickers
  • Introduction to Qualtrics
  • eLearning
    • Getting Started
    • Using the Grade Center
    • Enhancing Student Communication
    • Encouraging Student Collaboration with Groups and Wikis
    • Assessing your Students with Rubrics & Assignments
    • Assessing your Students with Tests
    • Using Turnitin to Encourage Academic Integrity
    • OPEN LABS

PLEASE NOTE: The ETS eLearning Team also offers specialized one-on-one, small group, and departmental training.  If you are interested, please complete the Special Training Request form.

Spring 2013 eLearning Faculty Training Schedule NOW AVAILABLE!

Registration is now open for training on the NEW eLearning! Register for a session at the url below.

Spring 2013 workshops include…
– Getting Started with eLearning
– Using the Grade Center in eLearning
– Enhancing Student Communication with eLearning
– Assessing Your Students Using Assignments in eLearning
– Assessing Your Students Using Tests and Surveys in eLearning
– Open Labs

Registration for Spring 2013 eLearning Workshops:
https://utdallas.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bjypQPxTDJ0vRzv