October Professional Development

· · October Professional Development

Online Workshops via Webex

To register, go to nsula.webex.comAttendees are encouraged to have a working microphone to fully benefit from the sessions


Managing Your Gradebook: Mid-Term Edition

We have reached the middle of the semester and you need your gradebook ready for your 10-week grades to be posted. Learn how to make sure your gradebook is calculating your 10-week grades correctly and be able to export a copy when your grades are finished.

Tuesday, October 4, 10:00 – 11:00 AM  (Registration)
Tuesday, October 4, 2:00 – 3:00 PM  (Registration)
Wednesday, October 5, 9:00 – 10:00 AM (Registration)
Wednesday, October 5, 3:00 – 4:00 PM (Registration)


Creating Rubrics in Moodle

In this workshop, you will be introduced to creating rubrics within Moodle and how to download the data once you have used the rubric in an assignment or forum.

Friday, October 14, 10:00 – 10:30 AM (Registration)


Creating Lessons in Moodle

In this workshop, you will be introduced in how to create a Moodle activity called a Lesson.  You will be shown how to provide information to review, create questions on the information covered, and develop paths students can take based on how they respond to the questions.
Friday, October 28, 10:00 – 10:30 AM (Registration)


Creating Books in Moodle

In this workshop, you will be introduced to creating a Moodle resource called Book.  You will be shown how to combine a variety of information into just one resource in your class.

Friday, October 21, 10:00 – 10:30 AM (Registration)


Microsoft 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!

Tuesday, October 11, 3 – 4 PM (Registration)
Wednesday, October 12, 3 – 4 PM (Registration)


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.

Wednesday, October 19, 10:00 – 11:00 AM (Registration)
Thursday, October 20, 10:00 – 11:00 AM (Registration)


Microsoft Bookings

Microsoft Bookings is a tool that connects with your Outlook calendar, Teams, or Webex to allow individuals to schedule appointments with you during selected timeframes. Learn how to set up your Bookings application and to share the link so that others may connect with you.

Wednesday, October 5, 2 – 2:30 p.m.  (Registration)
Monday, October 10, 10:00 – 10:30 a.m.  (Registration)


FlipGrid (now Flip)

Are you looking for a new tool to help engage your learners in class?  Flip 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 Groups and discussion Topics and share them in Moodle course shells.

Tuesday, October 25, 10 – 11 a.m. (Registration)
Wednesday, October 26, 10 – 11 a.m. (Registration)

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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