Category: Professional Development

  • January Ed Tech Workshops for Faculty

    Two workshops & drop-in help! Educational Technology is offering two workshops (lunch included thanks to the DFD!) and a drop-in help session for faculty to get ready for Spring semester. Join us! To AI or not to AI? Demystifying the Moodle Gradebook Drop in meetings! Tuesday, January 9, 2024 2p-3:30p in Lowry 201 Have those…

  • Pre-Semester Ed Tech Workshops for Faculty 2023

    Educational Technology will host pre-semester workshops for faculty the week of August 7th, 2023. Sessions will be recorded and will be linked below, but in the meantime, check out all the options for pre-semester! Aligning your Grade Book with your Grading Strategy Do you want to use Moodle’s gradebook as a one-stop-shop for you and…

  • Getting Ready for the Semester

    Faculty, join us for workshops! See our August Ed Tech Workshops post. Students Faculty Classrooms Are you teaching in a new space this semester? See our post on In-person Classes to familiarize yourself with equipment. In-room consultation appointments are available. Moodle Bookings Teams If you are NOT using your Class Team, see our suggestions for…

  • Online Teaching Best Practices

    So you’re teaching or want to teach a Summer Session course… While we’ve learned a lot from Pandemic teaching, the ability to adapt beyond “Survival Online Teaching” and transition into “Thriving Online Teaching” is important to ensure that we are giving our students the best opportunities for success! We know as dedicated instructors you are…

  • ChatGPT – AI and your classroom

    ChatGPT is an Artificial Intelligence (AI) software that is currently free to use. Created by OpenAI, it was trained using Reinforcement Learning from human Feedback. ChatGPT interacts conversationally, in a dialogue format which makes it possible for the AI to answer questions in a more dialogue and discussion based way. This AI will also admit…

  • January Ed Tech Workshops for Faculty 2023

    Educational Technology hosted workshops for faculty to get ready for Spring semester. Moodle workshops on Tuesday, January 10 We offered two brief workshops – each 30 minutes each – either in-person or via Teams format. Moodle Tips and Tricks Tuesday, January 10th View the agenda. Topics will include: Moodle Assignments and Grading Tuesday, January 10th…

  • Alternative Assessments

    Whether you’re looking for a new way to reach your students, want to help them build real-world skills for life beyond the classroom, just want to mix up your assignment schedule a little, or want to be able to answer the question “When am I going to use this?” you’re probably looking for an alternative…

  • Wikipedia and Academia

    Wiki Edu, the logo of the Wiki Education Foundation

    Wikipedia is the go-to source for information for much of the world. However, few understand its inner workings, and even fewer still contribute to it, even though it’s an encyclopedia that anyone can edit. It’s not an exaggeration to say that Wikipedia plays a central role in today’s information landscape. The English Wikipedia has more…

  • Lists, Forms, Automate: Your Microsoft Trifecta

    logos of Microsoft Lists, Microsoft Forms, Power Automate

    You’re invited to three upcoming live Microsoft Customer Success Training sessions hosted by the Microsoft Success team featuring: Microsoft ListsMicrosoft FormsMicrosoft Power Automate You are welcome to attend one, two, or all three of the sessions. Power Automate helps individuals and groups streamline processes. If you are unfamiliar with Lists or Forms, we would recommend…

  • Pre-semester Ed Tech Workshops for Faculty 2022

    August calendar with text Ed Tech workshops

    Educational Technology hosted pre-semester workshops for faculty on Friday, August 19, 2022. Sessions were recorded and are linked below. Moodle Basics Moodle is the College’s learning management system that provides an online course space for every course section. All instructors and students are automatically enrolled. Join us to familiarize yourself and ask questions about course format and…