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A series of one-hour “how-to” workshops to get you started with some basic online activities.  This series covers everything from giving live or recorded lectures, using various discussion board tools, giving an online test, and providing a platform for asynchronous student presentations.

Feel free to register for the ones that are most relevant to your teaching needs. Register for each topic using the links below. 

 

Supporting Academic Honesty

With students taking courses remotely this semester, many instructors will need to learn new techniques for preventing and detecting cheating during exams.  This session will share techniques instructors can use to support student integrity in remotely administered exams, including key choices in the design of exams and remote proctoring using Zoom.

Dates: Friday, March 5, 12noon

Register here: https://rochester.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcscu-rqj8iE91PE4DsS8eNaqna8QdKQd9V 

 

How to Facilitate an Online Exam

Learn how to create and set up a Blackboard Test. The various options available for testing will be discussed including when and how to use each option. Additional testing software will be mentioned.

Dates: Friday, March 12, 12noon

Register here:  https://rochester.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIrc-isrzMqG9SSBFPJJXgw7VR9sqD-iseX

 

How to Add Interactivity into your Zoom Sessions

Learn how to use different tools to add interactivity into your Zoom sessions. We will cover breakout rooms, polling, and use of Padlet in this session.

Dates: Friday, March 19, 12noon

Register here: https://rochester.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0qd-isrjkjGtNmUh_al4E06yJDPboDpoex

 

How to Add Collaboration Tools into your Course

Learn how to use Blackboard Wiki, Padlet, Perusall and Google docs/Box Note to add online collaboration tools into your course.

Dates: Friday, March 26, 12noon

Register here:  https://rochester.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIucO-vrDsqEty_xH7qSqIM30R3eIRvctC0

 

How to Use Different Discussion Tools in your Course

Learn how to use Blackboard discussion boards, Yellowdig, Voicethread and Piazza for discussions.

Dates: Friday, April 2, 12noon

Register here:  https://rochester.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJckceirqj4tH9VoDcY_Duxqh_TQyQCnqSQr

 

Learn more about Padlet

Padlet is an electronic bulletin board. Learn about different use cases for Padlet in your course. See examples of different ways Padlet can be used to engage students and support collaboration. Learn how to get a UR Account and connect Padlet to Blackboard so that students have accounts associated with their contributions.

Dates: Friday, April 9, 12noon

Register here:  https://rochester.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcpce2srj8oGNyQZcQu7YaaA0OKt68guBk1

 

Learn more about Perusall

Perusall is a social annotation tool. Learn different use cases for Perusall in your course. See examples of ways Perusall can be used to engage students around your content. Learn more about how connect Perusall to Blackboard.

Dates: Friday, April 16, 12noon

Register here: https://rochester.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwrceGoqTosHdTTWSRwCcLUUWNbMz4U6P4a

 

Voicethread Assignment Feature Changes

Voicethread is changing how Assignments work.Learn more about the new Assignment features at this workshop.These features will be in place for the star tof summer classes.

Dates: Friday, April 30, 12noon

Register here: https://rochester.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0tdumupjgjHtBrOdWFe2x7Shn-PCPewaE4

 

 

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