June 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.
Managing Your Gradebook
You can set up your gradebook two ways, total points possible or weighted. In this workshop we will cover the benefits and challenges of each. You will also learn how to easily calculate student progress, enter grades, and view overall grades so that you and your students can track progress during the course.
Tuesday, June 2, 10:00 – 11:30 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.
Tuesday, June 2, 10 – 11 am
Monday, June 15, 2 – 3 pm
Word Styles enable you to create ADA compliant documents that are also quick and easy to navigate, organize, and update. Change the look of your documents and create a table of contents in just a few clicks. In this workshop we will work together on a document to learn how to use Word Styles, the Design Tab, and more.
Thursday, June 4, 2 – 3 pm
Thursday, June 25, 10 – 11 am
Outlook: Bring Order to Your Inbox
Overwhelmed by our inbox? Want to optimize the way you use email day to day? Discover features built into Outlook that will help you organize your workflow and reduce clutter. Tools we cover include signatures, rules, flags, and calendar organization.
Monday, June 8, 2 – 3 pm
Tuesday, June 23, 2 – 3 pm
Excel: Organizing Your Data
Have data in Excel that is overwhelming? Learn how to organize your data so it can be more manageable. Topics include: importing data from other Excel files and other file types such as CSV and TXT files, text to columns, removing duplication, sorting and custom sorting by multiple columns, filtering, creating subtotals, and copying/moving worksheets within and out of a workbook.
Tuesday, June 9, 10:00 – 11:30 am
Alignment in the Online Course
What does it mean for objectives, materials, activities, and assessments to be aligned within an online course? We will present a method for evaluating your course to ensure that all of the elements fit together. Attendees will be required to submit one alignment document analyzing one of their courses after participating in the workshop.
Wednesday, June 10, 2 – 3 pm
Wednesday, June 24, 10 – 11 am
PowerPoint has been an ever-present element in education and has grown into a valuable tool for engaging students. Learn how to design your presentations, add audio and animation, and more. This class will revolve around what the attendees want to see, so bring your questions and ideas!
Wednesday, June 15, 10 – 11 am
Are you looking for a new tool to help engage your learners in class? Flipgrid is an online discussion forum application, free to educators, that allows students to record video responses to discussion prompts. These video discussions can be embedded within your Moodle class and offer an alternative to written discussion posts. Join us as we demonstrate how to set up Grids and share them in Moodle course shells. For more information about Flipgrid and to view a sample Grid, refer to the July 2018 Tech Toolbox.
Thursday, June 18, 10 – 11 am
Tuesday, June 30, 10 – 11 am
Sharing content in Moodle
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, June 18, 10:00 – 11:30 am
To register for courses via WebEx:
1. Go to nsula.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.
3. Click the name of the session you want to attend and then click Register.
4. Complete the registration.
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!