June Professional Development

· · June 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.


Moodle Fundamentals

In this workshop, we will cover the breadth of available options within the LMS and demonstrate the basic tools needed for implementing a Moodle course.

Wednesday, June 2nd, 10 – 11:30 am
Wednesday, June 2nd, 2 – 3:30 pm


Moodle: Creating Quizzes

Create different types of questions for variety and interactivity in your exams; Setup your quizzes to be administered easily and efficiently. See how to review the results of your student and manage their participation within quizzes.

Thursday, June 3rd, 10 – 11:30 am


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.

Thursday, June 3rd, 2 – 3:30 pm


Educational Video

In this workshop, you will be introduced to best practices for choosing and creating video resources and implementing them in your course.  We will also cover how to ensure that your video content is accessible for all learners.

Tuesday, June 8th, 10 – 11 am
Thursday, June 24th, 2 – 3 pm


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.

Thursday, June 10, 10 – 11:30 am


Facilitating Online Communication

In this workshop, we will discuss ways to implement online tools for scheduling and hosting online office hours as well as ways to facilitate student group work.  We will introduce elements of Microsoft Teams and Webex, as well Microsoft OneDrive and other applications.

Thursday, June 10th, 10 – 11 am
Thursday, June 17th, 2 – 3 pm


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.

Friday, June 11th, 10 – 11 am


Adobe Acrobat Fundamentals

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 as well as how to create fillable forms.

Wednesday, June 16th, 10 – 11 am
Tuesday, June 22nd, 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.

Wednesday, June 16, 10 – 11:30 am


Webex Personal Room

Your Webex Personal Room is a valuable tool for engaging with online students. In this workshop, you will learn how to open and run your personal room either as a one-on-one meeting option as well as an open office for online classes. You will also be introduced to some unique features of the room that are different from the standard training sessions.

Friday, June 18th, 10 – 11 am


Teams Meetings

Microsoft Teams includes a synchronous meeting platform that is very similar to Webex, but includes some features of particular interest to instructors who regularly record their meetings to share with students.  We will demonstrate the tools for scheduling, running, and recording Microsoft Teams Meetings. We will also compare the platform to Webex and discuss similarities and differences between the two meeting systems.

Tuesday, June 29th, 10 – 11 am

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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