May Professional Development

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Online Workshops via Webex

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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.

Tuesday, May 4th, 10 – 11 am


Microsoft Sway: Innovative Presentations

Sway is an online presentation 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, showcases, newsletters, and more!

Thursday, May 6th, 2 – 3 pm


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.

Tuesday, May 11th, 10 – 11:30 am
Tuesday, May 11th, 2 – 3:30 am


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.

Wednesday, May 12th, 10 – 11:30 am
Wednesday, May 12th, 2 – 3:30 pm


PowerPoint Recording

Would you like an easy (and free) tool to make your lecture presentations more engaging to your students?  PowerPoint is now equipped with valuable tools to record lectures, and add video and interactive content, such as quiz questions or web sites, to any presentation.  In this workshop, you will learn how to record using PowerPoint.

Wednesday, May 12th, 2 – 3 pm
Tuesday, May 25th, 10 – 11 am


Introduction to OneDrive

OneDrive is the cloud storage that connects to your computer and your other office applications, allowing you to easily work on any file on any computer or tablet. You can share files quickly, and co-author files with others. In this workshop, you will see how to access your OneDrive, organize your files, and share files with others. You will see how OneDrive connects to your workflow in Word, PowerPoint and more!

Friday, May 14th, 10 – 11 am
Tuesday, May 18th, 10 – 11 am


Course Design Best Practice

In this one-hour workshop, you will be presented with an overview of course design best practices. We will briefly discuss the main principles outlined in the Quality Matters rubric that, if followed, will ensure the best experience for online students. We will also introduce you to our other, more detailed workshops that explore specific standards.

Thursday, May 20th, 2 – 3 pm
Friday, May 21st, 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.

Wednesday, May 26th, 2 – 3 pm

To register for courses via Webex:

  1. Go to 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.


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