November Professional Development

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

New! ECE will now be issuing digital badges in place of certificates! You will be able to access all of your credentials on Credly, and share them to almost any social media site or portfolio. No more papers, binders, or folders! These badges will be distributed via Credly, and detailed instructions for claiming credentials will be given to workshop participants starting in October. If you have any questions, contact us at [email protected].

Online Workshops via WebEx

To register, go to See below the workshop listings for more details.

New!! Finding & Creating Educational Video
Tuesday, November 7th, 2 – 3 pm
Wednesday, November 29th, 2 – 3 pm

In this workshop, we will present 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 ADA compliant.

Measurable Objectives
Thursday, November 2nd, 2 – 3 pm
Wednesday, November 15th, 2 – 3 pm

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

WebEx Basics
Wednesday, November 8th, 2 – 3:30 pm
Thursday, November 30th, 2 – 3:30 pm

Learn the basics of participating in a WebEx session and what it takes to host training of your own. We will then go over how to schedule a training sessions and accessing the reports generated by WebEx.

Moodle to the Max
Tuesday, November 7th, 10 – 11 am
Thursday, November 16th, 10 – 11 am

Want to take your online class to the next level? Join us as we provide tips and tricks that will enhance your Moodle experience. Go beyond the basics of what you know about Moodle. From reporting to media enhancements to specific tools to manage your class efficiently, this course is all about the options that will make you a better online instructor.

To register for courses via WebEx:

  1. Go to
  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.

If you have any questions, please contact ECE at 1-800-376-2422 or (318) 357-6355, or via email at [email protected].

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  • 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.  

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