July Professional Development

Workshops brought to you by the Office of Electronic and Continuing Education.

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.

Webex Training Center
Tuesday, July 2nd, 2 – 3:30 pm
Tuesday, July 9th, 10 – 11:30 am

Learn the basics of participating and hosting a WebEx training session for class meetings. You will also learn how to schedule a training session, and where to access the reports generated by WebEx.

Sharing Content in Moodle
Wednesday, July 10th, 10 – 11 am
In this workshop, we will demonstrate how to link and share videos and files stored in VIC, Stream, and OneDrive to your Moodle Courses. We will show you how to share content effectively and efficiently in your courses.

Thursday, July 11th, 10 – 11 am
Sway is an online interactive tool integrated into the Office 365 suite. You have seen this tool in action, used in newsletter form for the Tech Toolbox. Now learn how you can use Sway to create presentations, newsletters, and more!

New! Stream Update: Interactivity
Tuesday, July 16th, 10 – 10:30 am
Wednesday, July 17th, 2 – 2:30 pm
Thursday, July 18th, 2 – 2:30 pm

Register for this informal session to see a live showcase of Stream’s new Interactive features that work together with Office365 Forms! Gather data and engage viewers with forms and quizzes built directly into your videos.

Managing Your Gradebook, Finals Edition
Tuesday, July 23rd, 10 – 11 am
Thursday, July 25th, 10 – 11 am

Clear learning objectives provide a foundation for a quality course. In this interactive workshop, you will revise or create measurable objectives that provide a roadmap for your activities and assessments.

Measurable Objectives in the Online Course
Tuesday, July 23rd, 10 – 11 am
Wednesday, July 24th, 2 – 3 pm

Clear learning objectives provide a foundation for a quality course. In this interactive workshop, you will revise or create measurable objectives that provide a roadmap for your activities and assessments.

Adobe Acrobat Fundamentals
Thursday, July 25th, 10 – 11 am
PDF files are very common, and Adobe Acrobat is the program most commonly used to process these files. In this workshop, you will learn basic navigation, tools, and accessibility features within Adobe Acrobat.

Tuesday, July 30th, 10 – 11 am
Wednesday, July 31st, 2 – 3 pm

If you have ever struggled with the details of how to grade an assignment, this workshop is for you. We will discuss how to create a rubric that will help students understand the assignment, while also making grading easier for you. Bring a rubric or assignment to this workshop and you will receive feedback that you can apply immediately to improve your course.

To register for courses via WebEx:
1. Go to nsula.webex.com
2. Click on “Training Center”
3. Click on the “Upcoming” tab
4. You will see a list of the sessions with the date and times, click on “Register” next to the one you would like to attend
5. Complete the registration

You will receive an email confirmation after you have registered with the link you will use to join the session. To cancel your registration, click the link at the bottom of the registration email.

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!

Northwestern State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy or parenting status, and veteran or retirement status in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies (i.e., Title IX):  

  • Employees/Potential Employees – Veronica M. Biscoe, EEO Officer (318-357-6359) 
  • Students – Frances Conine, Dean of Students (318-357-5286)

For Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) concerns, contact the Disability Support and Tutoring Director, Catherine Faucheaux, at 318-357-4460.  

Additionally, Northwestern complies with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy & Campus Crime Statistics Act. Information about NSU’s campus security and crime statistics can be found here.

Full disclosure statement