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Office of Online and Blended Learning

Schedule Information

The Office of Online & Blended Learning provides regularly scheduled one-hour workshops for faculty to enhance online teaching knowledge and skill. These workshops complement offerings by Armstrong's Center for Faculty Development and Information Technology Services. All these opportunities are combined in the Armstrong Faculty Information Calendar, above. The next scheduled update to our Calendar will be made on April 7th, 2014. To use this calendar:

  1. Click on an event to see its full title and show links for "more details" and "copy to my calendar."  
  2. If you might want to attend, use the link to copy the event to your calendar.
  3. If you decide to attend, register for the event (if required) using the link at the end of the event description

Workshop and Training Descriptions

Blackboard Collaborate Pedagogy (Online)
Offered by Office of Online & Blended Learning as a companion workshop to IT Services' "Collaborate Tools and Information."  During the Pedagogy workshop, you will learn and share approaches to creating engaging live online sessions through Collaborate. All faculty are welcome to attend this workshop and the companion workshop hosted by ITS. Please use our Training Registration Form to reserve your seat. Following your RSVP, you will be provided information for logging in to Collaborate for this online workshop.
Turnitin: Overview and Hands on Tutorial for Instructors (On-Campus or online)
Offered jointly by IT Services and the Office of Online and Blended Learning. This training session will prepare you to use Turnitin with your course assignments. Turnitin is a tool to evaluate the originality of student work. During this session, participants will be provided assistance in setting up accounts and assignments in Turnitin. We will also provide: * Information for your syllabus regarding Turnitin * Instructor documentation * Student documentation to share with your students * Support information for instructors and students. Please use our Training Registration Form to reserve your seat.
Optimizing D2L
Offered jointly by IT Services and the Office of Online & Blended Learning. During the workshop, you will learn tips and shortcuts to make online teaching faster and easier. Please use our Training Registration Form to reserve your seat.
D2L Rubrics Tool
This hands-on session will show faculty how to create a rubric in D2L and apply it to a sample assignment, link it to the gradebook, and use the rubric to grade rapidly and consistently. Please use our Training Registration Form to reserve your seat.
Universal Design and 508 Compliance (Online)
During this hands-on online Workshop you will learn the fundamentals of document and course design to be compliant with Federal and good design requirements at the same time. You will work through examples and configure your own computer or laptop by attending online. Please use our Training Registration Form to reserve your seat. Following your RSVP, you will be provided information for logging in to Collaborate for this online workshop.
Google App Pedagogy
Learn how to use Google Apps such as Drive (for document editing) Hangout (for Web conferencing) and more in your online and hybrid classroom and office hours. Experiment with these user-friendly tools and gain the student perspective as well as instructor's perspective on the use of these new applications. Please use our Training Registration Form to reserve your seat. Following your RSVP, you will be provided information for logging in to Collaborate for this online workshop.
Screencasting to create audiovisual lectures
This workshop will focus on the use of Screencast-o-Matic as an entry-level tool to create audio-visual lectures for online and hybrid courses. You will receive access to our free Screencast-O-Matic pro version and set up your own computer with the application and practice using it. Please use our Training Registration Form to reserve your seat. Following your RSVP, you will be provided information for logging in to Collaborate for this online workshop.