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Throughout each semester, the Instructional Support Team delivers interactive webinars and workshops on up-to-date best practices, standards, and tools for teaching online. These professional development opportunities are most relevant to faculty who have already completed our courses and are certified to teach online and hybrid courses. Registration opens on SignUpGenius at the beginning of the semester and remains open until the day of the webinar. 

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Webinar recordings

If you missed a session this semester, recordings and descriptions are available below.

SPRING SEMESTER 2022

FLC Showcase | Presented April 27, 2022
Developing H5P Activities for Formative and Summative Assessments
Mission Possible: Exploring Microsoft Office 365 Apps for Engaging Learners
Improving Accessibility, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion through Open Educational Resources (OER)
Lights, Camaera, Action!: Best Practices for Producing Effective Demonstration Videos

Moodle User Group Meeting (MUG) | Presented March 25, 2022

Identifying Pitfalls of Course Design | Presented February 25, 2022
This video explores ways to meet the most commonly "Not Met" standards of Quality Matters Course Review and hear from a faculty member who has gone through the process.

Adapting to Adaptive Learning | Presented February 25, 2022
Faculty members share their experiences teaching with Realizeit, our newest EduTool for adaptive learning.

Level-up Your Course with Game-based Learning | Presented February 24, 2022
An interactive workshop that will provide you with an introduction to some of the basic principles of game-based learning and explore how you can apply them in your online and hybrid courses.

Designing Accessible Content | Presented February 24, 2022
Make your course documents, presentations, and videos accessible.

Zoom Collaboration Tools | Presented February 22, 2022
Zoom offers several features for online student collaboration, including the whiteboard, polling, breakout rooms, and screen sharing. This interactive webinar will discuss and demonstrate using these tools.

Using Moodle Reports to Improve Student Retention | Presented February 22, 2022
Explore some of the features of Moodle that can help identify at-risk students in a course as well as intervention strategies to help these students succeed.

Best Practices for Recording Videos | Presented February 21, 2022
Relying on video recordings and web-conferencing to add a human presence in your online course? Why not make the best impression! Learn about tips for better results in your camera and audio productions.

Strategies to Provide Effective Feedback to Students | Presented February 21, 2022
Giving effective feedback to students is crucial to their learning. This workshop introduces strategies and best practices for developing and delivering effective feedback.

Preparing for the New Semester | Presented January 6 and January 14, 2022
We share tips and best practices on preparing your online courses for the new semester.

Gradebook Strategies and Options (Moodle) | Presented January 7 and January 14, 2022
Use basic gradebook strategies and navigate the options and settings of the Moodle gradebook.

Create Interactive Content with H5P in Moodle 3.9 | Presented January 11, 2022
Have you wanted to add more engaging and interactive content to your Moodle courses that is not too difficult to learn? H5P is the answer. In this presentation, you will learn everything you need to get started with this useful and powerful tool.

Learning Spaces, A training resource for Moodle 3.9 | Presented January 6 and January 10, 2022
Learning spaces is a searchable, self-paced, on-demand training portal for Moodle 3.9 available by subscription to all UL faculty and staff. Join us as we introduce everything Learning Spaces has to offer and the best pathways to use Moodle 3.9.

Get Started with H5P in Moodle 3.9 | Presented January 7, 2022
In this presentation, you will learn everything you need to add more engaging and interactive content to your Moodle course.

 

FALL SEMESTER 2021

Learning Spaces, A training resource for Moodle 3.9 | Presented November 11, 2021
Learning spaces is a searchable, self-paced, on-demand training portal for Moodle 3.9 available by subscription to all UL faculty and staff. Join us as we introduce everything Learning Spaces has to offer and the best pathways to use Moodle 3.9.

Strategies to Provide Effective Feedback to Students | Presented November 10, 2021
Giving effective feedback to students is crucial to their learning. This workshop introduces strategies and best practices for developing and delivering effective feedback.

Designing Accessible Content | Presented November 4, 2021
Make your course documents, presentations, and videos accessible.

Best Practices for Forum Discussions (Moodle) | Presented October 27, 2021
Effective and engaging online discussion forums require thoughtful planning, clear expectations, and nurturing guidance. Learn about best practices for creating and facilitating forum discussions with Moodle features and options.

Learning Spaces: A Training Resource for Moodle 3.9 | Presented October 14, 2021
Learning spaces is a searchable, self-paced, on-demand training portal for Moodle 3.9 available by subscription to all UL faculty and staff.

Using Moodle Reports to Improve Student Retention | Presented September 30, 2021
Explore some of the features of Moodle that can help identify at-risk students in a course as well as intervention strategies to help these students succeed.

Gradebook Strategies and Options (Moodle) | Presented September 16, 2021
Use basic gradebook strategies and navigate the options and settings of the Moodle gradebook.

Get Started with H5P in Moodle 3.9 | Presented September 8, 2021
In this presentation, you will learn everything you need to add more engaging and interactive content to your Moodle course.

Zoom Collaboration Tools | Presented September 2, 2021
Zoom offers several features for online student collaboration, including the whiteboard, polling, breakout rooms, and screen sharing. This interactive webinar will discuss and demonstrate using these tools.

Designing a Hybrid Course | Presented August 26, 2021
Designing and teaching hybrid courses provides a unique set of opportunities for both instructors and students. During this webinar, we explore best practices for hybrid course design.

Best Practices for Recording Videos | Presented August 25, 2021
Relying on video recordings and web-conferencing to add a human presence in your online course? Why not make the best impression! Learn about tips for better results in your camera and audio productions.

How to Communicate with Zoom | Presented August 19, 2021
Learn how to use Zoom,  our Web-conferencing EduTool.

Preparing for the New Semester | Presented August 18, 2021
We share tips and best practices on preparing your online courses for the new semester.

File Storage Solutions for Moodle Courses | Presented August 12, 2021
Learn why it is important to determine the best storage solutions for large files in your Moodle courses.

Learning Spaces: A Training Resource for Moodle 3.9 | Presented August 11, 2021
Learning spaces is a searchable, self-paced, on-demand training portal for Moodle 3.9 available by subscription to all UL faculty and staff.

Preparing Your Course for Moodle 3.9 | Presented August 5, 2021
In addition to exciting new features, Moodle 3.9 has made a number of changes and enhancements to existing activities, services, and EduTools. You will learn everything you need to update your existing courses for the new semester.

Highlights of Moodle 3.9 | Presented August 4, 2021
A tour of the exciting new features and functions of Moodle 3.9.

SUMMER SESSION 2021

Get Started with H5P in Moodle 3.9 | Presented July 28, 2021
In this presentation, you will learn everything you need to add more engaging and interactive content to your Moodle course.

Learning Spaces: A Training Resource for Moodle 3.9 | Presented July 27, 2021
Learning spaces is a searchable, self-paced, on-demand training portal for Moodle 3.9 available by subscription to all UL faculty and staff.

Preparing Your Course for Moodle 3.9 | Presented July 22, 2021
In addition to exciting new features, Moodle 3.9 has made a number of changes and enhancements to existing activities, services, and EduTools. You will learn everything you need to update your existing courses for the new semester.

Highlights of Moodle 3.9 | Presented July 21, 2021
A tour of the exciting new features and functions of Moodle 3.9.

Best Practices for Forum Discussions (Moodle) | Presented June 30, 2021
Effective and engaging online discussion forums require thoughtful planning, clear expectations, and nurturing guidance. Learn about best practices for creating and facilitating forum discussions with Moodle features and options.

Zoom Collaboration Tools | Presented June 23, 2021
Zoom offers several features for online student collaboration, including the whiteboard, polling, breakout rooms, and screen sharing. This interactive webinar will discuss and demonstrate using these tools.

Best Practices for Recording Videos | Presented June 16, 2021
Relying on video recordings and web-conferencing to add a human presence in your online course? Why not make the best impression! Learn about tips for better results in your camera and audio productions.

Video Lectures using Panopto | Presented June 9, 2021
Use Panopto to create lectures for online courses or to supplement a face-to-face course.

SPRING SEMESTER 2021

File Storage Solutions for Moodle Courses | Presented April 22, 2021
Learn why it is important to determine the best storage solutions for large files in your Moodle courses.

Exploring H5P in Moodle 3.9 | Presented April 21, 2021
H5P allows faculty to create interactive content such as videos, quizzes, and presentations. Discover how H5P content can be created within the Moodle interface and added to your course as an H5P activity or embedded into any activity or resource.

Humanizing Your Course | Presented April 15, 2021
Learn ways to increase student engagement and instructor presence in your online course.

Moodle Gradebook Q & A | Presented April 14, 2021
Ask questions about the Moodle GradeBook.

Level-up Your Course with Game-based Learning | Presented April 8, 2021
An interactive workshop that will provide you with an introduction to some of the basic principles of game-based learning and explore how you can apply them in your online and hybrid courses.

Creating Interactive Assignments using VoiceThread | Presented April 1, 2021
Learn how to use the assignment builder feature to create three different assignment types in VoiceThread. We will review new features and options on the new VoiceThread assignment app.

Designing Accessible Courses for Cognitive and Learning Challenges | Presented Mar. 31, 2021
The majority of student accommodations are for cognitive, emotional, and learning disorder classifications. We demonstrate online course design strategies that aim to address those issues and improve the learning experience.

Best Practices for Learner-Centered Course Design | Presented Mar. 25, 2021
We share the best practices for creating learner-centered online courses; an approach to education where students are active participants rather than passive receptacles in the learning process.

Video Lectures using Panopto | Presented Mar. 24, 2021
Use Panopto to create lectures for online courses or to supplement a face-to-face course.

Basic Quiz Building | Presented Mar. 11, 2021
We focus on the fundamentals of quiz creation with a step-by-step live demonstration. This presentation is intended for participants with moderate to no experience with the Quiz Activity in Moodle.

Strategies to Provide Effective Feedback to Students | Presented Mar. 10, 2021
We introduce strategies and best practices for developing and delivering effective feedback.

Designing Accessible Content | Presented Mar. 4, 2021
Make your course documents, presentations, and videos accessible.

Best Practices for Forum Discussions (Moodle) | Presented Mar. 3, 2021
Effective and engaging online discussion forums require thoughtful planning, clear expectations, and nurturing guidance. Learn about best practices for creating and facilitating forum discussions with Moodle features and options.

Alternatives to Online Proctoring | Presented Feb. 25, 2021
Discuss and ask questions about alternatives to online proctoring.

Best Practices for Recording Videos | Presented Feb. 24, 2021
Relying on video recordings and web-conferencing to add a human presence in your online course? Why not make the best impression! Learn about tips for better results in your camera and audio productions.

Getting Started with Online Proctoring | Presented Feb. 10, 2021
Wondering if online proctoring is right for you and your students? This webinar explains what online proctoring is and what it entails, and offers an overview of the two proctoring services supported by Distance Learning: ProctorU and Examity.

Zoom Collaboration Tools | Presented Feb. 4, 2021
Zoom offers several features for online student collaboration, including the whiteboard, polling, breakout rooms, and screen sharing. This interactive webinar will discuss and demonstrate using these tools.

Basic Quiz Building | Presented Feb. 3, 2021
We focus on the fundamentals of quiz creation with a step-by-step live demonstration. This presentation is intended for participants with moderate to no experience with the Quiz Activity in Moodle.

Video Lectures Using VoiceThread | Presented Jan. 28, 2021
Instructors can record lectures, share PowerPoints and foster asynchronous discussions online through VoiceThread. Learn more about this Moodle-integrated EduTool through this webinar.

Basic Assignment Building | Presented Jan. 27, 2021
Use the Assignment activity in Moodle to collect and grade student work. This session is intended for users with beginner to moderate-level Moodle experience.

Video Lectures with Panopto | Presented Jan. 21, 2021
Panopto enables instructors to create video and audio podcasts of lecture materials such as PowerPoints. Learn more about how to use this tool in your course through this webinar.

Gradebook Strategies and Options (Moodle) | Presented Jan. 20, 2021
Use basic gradebook strategies and navigate the options and settings of the Moodle gradebook.

Preparing for the New Semester | Presented Jan. 11, 2021
We share tips and best practices on preparing your online courses for the new semester.

How to Communicate with Zoom | Presented Jan. 7, 2021
Learn how to use Zoom,  our Web-conferencing EduTool.

Designing a Hybrid Course | Presented Jan. 6, 2021
Designing and teaching hybrid courses provides a unique set of opportunities for both instructors and students. During this webinar, we explore best practices for hybrid course design.