April Professional Development

· · April Professional Development

Online Workshops via Webex

To register, go to nsula.webex.com. Attendees are encouraged to have a working microphone to fully benefit from the sessions.


Microsoft Stream

Stream is the video library system available through Office365. Learn how to upload videos to your library, add interactivity, share with your courses, and caption your video content.

Tuesday, April 6th, 10 – 11 am


Course Overview & Introduction

The Course Overview area is the first part of the course that the students will see, but probably the last thing you will create.  In this workshop, we will discuss the items that should be included within a Course Overview area to effectively orient your students in your course. This workshop is part of our Master Course Creator series. In order to earn the related badge for attendance, you will be asked to complete an assignment related to the content.

Wednesday, April 7th, 2 – 3 pm
Friday, April 9th, 10 – 11 am


Microsoft Forms

Forms is the name of the form creation tool in Office365. Feedback forms can be valuable for increasing engagement as well as gathering feedback. Join us in this workshop to see how you can create both standard feedback forms as well as quizzes with right and wrong answers. We will also demonstrate how forms can be linked or embedded in courses, documents, and more.

Thursday, April 15th, 2 – 3 pm
Thursday, April 22nd, 10 – 11 am


Engagement Tools for Synchronous Courses

In this workshop, we will share some of the leading advice and strategies for engaging with learners in your synchronous video conferencing classes.  We will demonstrate the use of tools such as: polling, online quizzing, and breakout rooms. This workshop will be presented in Webex, but we will also discuss how to accomplish these tasks within Teams.

Tuesday, April 20th, 10 – 11 am
Wednesday, April 21st, 10 – 11 am


Excel Fundamentals

This workshop is an introduction to Excel components. Learn about creating and navigating worksheets, entering text, dates and numbers, selecting cells, entering formulas, and much more.

Wednesday, April 21st, 10 – 11 am


Managing Your Gradebook, Finals Edition

We have reached the end of the semester and you need your gradebook ready for the end. Learn how to make sure your gradebook is calculating your final grades correctly and be able to export a copy when your grades are finished.

Tuesday, April 27th, 10 – 11 am
Wednesday, April 28th, 2 – 3 pm

To register for courses via Webex:

  1. Go to webex.com and sign in.
  2. Click on the Search Bar at the top of the page and enter the name of the session you would like to attend. Click Show More Results to see all listings. You can also search by date.
  3. Click the name of the session you want to attend and then click Register.
  4. Complete the registration.
  5. You will receive an email confirmation after you have registered with the link you will use to join the session.


Use our Feedback Form to submit questions, comments, workshop requests, or to set up a one-on-one consultation. We look forward to connecting with you!


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