November Professional Development

· · November 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.

 

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, November 4th, 10 – 11:30 am

Accessible Documents

Accessibility has become a hot topic in online education and is now a required element of a course reviewed using the Quality Matter standards. Join us in this workshop and you will learn how to create accessible documents in Word and Adobe Acrobat. We will also cover some accessibility elements within Moodle.

Thursday, November 5th, 9 – 10 am
Tuesday, November 17th, 2 – 3 pm

Course Design Best Practices

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.

Friday, November 6th, 10 – 11 am

Wednesday, November 18th, 2 – 3 pm

 

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.

Tuesday, November 10th, 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, November 10th, 10 – 11 am

PowerPoint Fundamentals

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, November 11th, 2 – 3 pm

 

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. 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.

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!

2020-10-16T10:51:32+00:00

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