Academic Technology

Canvas Overview

Date: Mon, Mar 4, 2024
Time: 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

This session covers the basics of setting up your Canvas course shell. Topics covered in this session include:

  • Account & Notifications Settings
  • Editing the Course Navigation Menu
  • Understanding the difference between Modules, Pages, and Files
  • Basics of using Discussions
  • Assignments and Grades
  • Editing the Syllabus
  • Student view

New VoiceThread demo

Date: Tue, Mar 5, 2024
Time: 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

In this VoiceThread hosted session, participants will see a full tour of the new VoiceThread interface. We will review the changes to the media player, including jump commenting, bulk actions, and the “one conversation” setting. We will also see the improved VoiceThread homepage and learn how to access assignments.

AI Prompt Writing Workshop

Date: Tue, Mar 5, 2024
Time: 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

This session is part of our series on Artificial Intelligence.

  • Describe the AI capabilities
  • Describe AI prompt patterns
  • Craft AI prompts for specific instructional activities based on your course needs
  • Articulate what constitutes effective prompts 
  • Identify factors to consider when incorporating AI in teaching

Panopto Overview

Date: Wed, Mar 6, 2024
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:55 AM

Panopto is a lecture capture and media delivery solution for instructors. Use it for remote teaching, online teaching, creating in-video quizzes, recording student presentations, and creating student media assignments. Panopto can be used in the classroom at teacher workstations or on your own computer. Topics covered in this session include:

  • Enabling Panopto in your Canvas site
  • Downloading and installing the recorder on your computer
  • Getting set up to create quality recordings
  • Recording various types of lectures
  • Editing and sharing lectures
  • Viewing analytics
  • Managing recordings

Advanced Panopto Overview

Date: Fri, Mar 8, 2024
Time: 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Overview of more advanced features with an in-depth demonstration of features such as advanced editing, using Panopto with student assignments and captioning. Topics covered in this session include:

  • Full Panopto site overview
  • Using advanced editing features: adding slides, clips, YouTube videos and webpages
  • Creating quizzes
  • Students using Panopto for assignments and discussion.
  • Adding and editing captions

iClicker Overview

Date: Mon, Mar 11, 2024
Time: 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

This session covers an introduction to iClicker, the polling software, discussing registration, use of the Roster Grade Sync (RGS) function, student onboarding and more. Topics covered in this session include:

  • Setting up your iClicker Course
  • Manipulate iClicker Course Settings
  • Understanding and learning about using the iClicker Floating Toolbar
  • Syncing your iClicker Grade with Canvas
  • Best Practices for using iClicker in the Classroom

VoiceThread Basics 1: Upload, Comment, and Share

Date: Tue, Mar 12, 2024
Time: 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Participants will learn how to upload media, comment and annotate on that media, and share it with others. This will be a slow paced, step-by-step, hands-on workshop. It is open to both VoiceThread license holders and free accounts.

Getting started with PressbooksEDU Webinar

Date: Tue, Mar 12, 2024
Time: 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

This training session is open to all users of hosted PressbooksEDU networks and is designed for users who are new to Pressbooks. Attendees will learn how to get started with Pressbooks, from creating a new book to publishing and exporting offline versions of the text. A more detailed description of webinar topics can be found in our guide.

Please be aware that this event is listed in CST here and EST on the google form. This webinar is open to all users on hosted PressbooksEDU networks.

AI Prompt Writing Workshop

Date: Fri, Mar 15, 2024
Time: 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

This session is part of our series on Artificial Intelligence.

  • Describe the AI capabilities
  • Describe AI prompt patterns
  • Craft AI prompts for specific instructional activities based on your course needs
  • Articulate what constitutes effective prompts 
  • Identify factors to consider when incorporating AI in teaching

Advanced Zoom Overview

Date: Mon, Mar 18, 2024
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This session is for advanced Zoom users who are already familiar with basic Zoom functionality. This will be a hands-on interactive and engaging training so please come prepared to be on camera and willing to participate in the activities. Topics covered in this session include:

  • Managing Breakout Rooms
  • Zoom Chat
  • Zoom Whiteboard
  • Zoom polling and quizzing
  • Zoom apps

VoiceThread Basics 2 - Groups and Secure Sharing

Date: Tue, Mar 19, 2024
Time: 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

We will begin to explore the features available to VoiceThreaders with a full license. Participants will learn how to create groups and subgroups, set sharing permissions within those groups, and privately share VoiceThreads with individuals.

VoiceThread Overview

Date: Wed, Mar 20, 2024
Time: 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

VoiceThread is a tool that allows you to have a conversation around a piece of media. In this training you will learn how to create VoiceThreads and then add them to your Canvas course as lessons or assessments. Topics covered in this session include:

  • Adding VoiceThreads to your course site
  • Creating VoiceThreads
  • Using VoiceThreads in assignments
  • Grading VoiceThread assignments

Advanced PressbooksEDU Publishing Webinar

Date: Wed, Mar 20, 2024
Time: 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

This training session is open to all users on hosted PressbooksEDU networks and is designed for users who have some familiarity with Pressbooks and are ready to engage in more complex activities, like adding interactive elements or integrating Pressbooks with supported third-party tools. A more detailed description of webinar topics can be found in our guide.

Please be aware that this event is listed in CST here and EST on the google form. This webinar is open to all users on hosted PressbooksEDU networks.

Canvas Assignments, Quizzes and Grades

Date: Thu, Mar 21, 2024
Time: 09:00 AM - 09:55 AM

This session builds on the Canvas Overview class and provides more detail on the Assignments and Grades tools. Topics covered in this session include:

  • assignment submission types
  • assignments for integrated tools
  • creating quizzes
  • allowing extra credit
  • grading on a curve
  • grade book sorting and organization
  • using Speedgrader
  • understanding the student view of grades

Canvas Gradebook Overview

Date: Thu, Mar 21, 2024
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:55 AM

This session covers the basics of setting up and navigating through your Canvas Gradebook. Topics covered in this session include:

  • Arranging Gradebook Columns
  • Applying late/missing policies
  • Hiding and Posting Grades
  • Gradebook Management/Time Saving Strategies
  • Using "Notes" in your Gradebook

VoiceThread Basics 3- Moderating comments, private and threaded replies, and copying

Date: Tue, Mar 26, 2024
Time: 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

In our third workshop in the series, participants will learn how to give private feedback, use threaded commenting, copy VoiceThreads for use with multiple groups, and use comment moderation to formatively assess student work.

AI Prompt Writing Workshop

Date: Tue, Mar 26, 2024
Time: 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

This session is part of our series on Artificial Intelligence.

  • Describe the AI capabilities
  • Describe AI prompt patterns
  • Craft AI prompts for specific instructional activities based on your course needs
  • Articulate what constitutes effective prompts 
  • Identify factors to consider when incorporating AI in teaching

Canvas Analytics Overview

Date: Tue, Apr 2, 2024
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This session covers the basics of using New Analytics in Canvas. Topics covered in this session include:

  • Understanding Canvas terminology
  • How to access New Analytics
  • The four data tabs available within New Analytics
  • Messaging students from New Analytics
  • Ways to prepare your course to get the most from New Analytics

Canvas Assignments, Quizzes and Grades

Date: Thu, Apr 4, 2024
Time: 09:00 AM - 09:55 AM

This session builds on the Canvas Overview class and provides more detail on the Assignments and Grades tools. Topics covered in this session include:

  • assignment submission types
  • assignments for integrated tools
  • creating quizzes
  • allowing extra credit
  • grading on a curve
  • grade book sorting and organization
  • using Speedgrader
  • understanding the student view of grades

Canvas Gradebook Overview

Date: Thu, Apr 4, 2024
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:55 AM

This session covers the basics of setting up and navigating through your Canvas Gradebook. Topics covered in this session include:

  • Arranging Gradebook Columns
  • Applying late/missing policies
  • Hiding and Posting Grades
  • Gradebook Management/Time Saving Strategies
  • Using "Notes" in your Gradebook

Canvas Overview

Date: Mon, Apr 8, 2024
Time: 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

This session covers the basics of setting up your Canvas course shell. Topics covered in this session include:

  • Account & Notifications Settings
  • Editing the Course Navigation Menu
  • Understanding the difference between Modules, Pages, and Files
  • Basics of using Discussions
  • Assignments and Grades
  • Editing the Syllabus
  • Student view

Missouri S&T Meet and Greet

Date: Wed, Apr 10, 2024
Time: 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Missouri Online is hosting a Meet & Greet on the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus next week! Members from some of our teams will be there: Student Lifecycle Services, Program & Course Design Services, Marketing & Communications, and Academic Technologies.

Drop in to participate in Table Topics, pick up some Missouri Online swag, enjoy refreshments, enter a drawing for prizes, ask questions and talk about your teaching goals. 

AI Prompt Writing Workshop

Date: Wed, Apr 10, 2024
Time: 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

This session is part of our series on Artificial Intelligence.

  • Describe the AI capabilities
  • Describe AI prompt patterns
  • Craft AI prompts for specific instructional activities based on your course needs
  • Articulate what constitutes effective prompts 
  • Identify factors to consider when incorporating AI in teaching

UMSL Meet and Greet

Date: Thu, Apr 11, 2024
Time: 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Missouri Online is hosting a Meet & Greet on the University of Missouri-St. Louis campus next week! Members from some of our teams will be there: Student Lifecycle Services, Program & Course Design Services, Marketing & Communications, and Academic Technologies.

Drop in to participate in Table Topics, pick up some Missouri Online swag, enjoy refreshments, enter a drawing for prizes, ask questions and talk about your teaching goals. 

 

UMKC Meet and Greet

Date: Tue, Apr 16, 2024
Time: 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Missouri Online is hosting a Meet & Greet on the University of Missouri-Kansas City campus next week! Members from some of our teams will be there: Student Lifecycle Services, Program & Course Design Services, and Academic Technologies.

Drop in to participate in Table Topics, pick up some Missouri Online swag, enjoy refreshments, enter a drawing for prizes, ask questions and talk about your teaching goals.