Throughout each semester, the eLearning team offers more than 40+ sessions covering a wide array of 30+ teaching with technology topics.

  • All sessions are facilitated in a LIVE webinar format using Blackboard Collaborate Ultra or Zoom.
  • Participants will be emailed a webinar link 24 hours prior to the session.
  • All attendees who register for the session will also receive access to the webinar recording.
  • Please register for all sessions in GVSU Sprout.

Webinar sessions are offered in the following categories:

  1. Blackboard
    Blackboard, Collaborate, Ally, Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor, and integrations such as Google and OneNote.
  2. Teaching Online & Pedagogy
    Alternative Assessments, Building Learning Communities, Maximizing Student Engagement and more!
  3. Video, Interactive Digital Media, and Presentation Tips
    Panopto, Padlet, Flipgrid, OER, and more!

eLearning Webinar Flyer

eLearning Webinar Flyer - Sessions for December 2020 and Winter 2021


1 - BLACKBOARD

Leveraging Blackboard to deliver content, communicate, and manage assignments and grades.

Blackboard Essentials
11/18/20                  10:30am – 12:00pm
11/30/20                  7:00p.m. – 8:30p.m. (Evening Edition)
12/10/20                  2:00p.m. – 3:30pm
1/5/21                      2:00p.m. – 3:30pm
1/12/21                    7:00p.m. – 8:30pm

Designing Blackboard Sites for Real Students with Real Needs
11/17/20                      10:30am – 12 p.m.

Creating, Facilitating & Grading Discussions in Blackboard
1/9/21                      10:30am – 12 p.m.

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra: Best Practices, Getting Started and using Groups
1/13/21                    12:00p.m. – 1:30pm
2/4/21                      12:00p.m. – 1:30pm

Using the Grade Center to Communicate with your Students
1/6/21                      1:00p.m. – 2:30pm
2/3/21                      1:00p.m. – 2:30pm

I wish I’d known that Blackboard could do that!
1/7/21                      12:00p.m. – 1:30pm

Integrating Google with Blackboard
12/9/20                      1:00p.m. –  2:30pm

Adding Rubrics in Blackboard
1/13/21                    10:30am – 12 p.m.

Rules for Releasing Content - Using Adaptive Release
1/15/21                    10:30am – 12 p.m.

Respondus Lockdown Browser/Monitor
12/2/20                    10:30am – 12 p.m.
12/7/20                    10:30am – 12p.m. (Drop-in Session)
1/25/21                    1:00p.m. – 2:30pm
2/11/21                    10:30am – 12 p.m.

Blackboard Assessment Tools: Online Tests/Quizzes and Surveys
1/28/21                    2:00p.m. – 3:30pm

Blackboard SafeAssign
1/29/21                    11:00am – 12 p.m.

Online Tests Made Easy - Using the GVSU eLearning Blackboard Test Generator
1/14/21                    10:00am – 11:00am

OneNote Class Notebooks for Blackboard
2/2/21                      1:00p.m. – 2:00pm

INDIVIDUAL CONSULTATIONS / DROP-INS

Get individualized help with Blackboard, digital media, and instructional design support.  Reserve your spot!

12/4/21                   9:00am – 4 p.m.
12/11/21                 9:00am – 4 p.m.
1/8/21                     9:00am – 4 p.m.

2 - TEACHING ONLINE & PEDAGOGY

Instructional design assistance to support faculty in the design, development and delivery of digital learning experiences.

Crafting Questions for Online Discussion: What you ask is what you get
1/7/21                    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 pm

Alternative Assessments
1/13/21                    1:30p.m. – 3:00pm

Pedagogical Approaches and Tools to Better Monitor Student Performance and Ensure Success
1/15/21                    1:00p.m. – 2:30pm

High Impact Practices for Instructor Presence and Building Community
1/21/21                    10:30am – 12 p.m.

Designing Blackboard Sites for Real Students with Real Needs

1/27/21                    11:00am – 12 p.m. 

Maximizing Interactivity and Student Engagement in Synchronous Teaching:  Moving Beyond Lecture
1/29/21                    1:00p.m. – 2:30pm

Integrating OER (Open Education Resources) into your Teaching
2/5/21                      1:00p.m. – 2:30pm

Motivational Framework for Culturally Responsive Teaching
2/25/21                    1:30p.m. – 3:00pm
 

Online/Hybrid Faculty Learning Communities

Whether you’ve been teaching online or hybrid courses for several years, or just getting ready to start your first semester teaching hybrid or online, all levels of expertise are welcome to join our “Online and Hybrid Faculty Learning Communities.

These learning communities provide a venue for faculty-led dialogue and sharing collective expertise regarding online/hybrid instruction at GVSU. 

3 - VIDEO, SCREEN CAPTURE, INTERACTIVE DIGITAL MEDIA, PRESENTATION TIPS

Learn more about creating and managing video and digital media in these seminars.

Creative Engaging and Interactive Digital Media
1/5/21                      10:00am – 11:30am

Creating Instructional Videos with Panopto (Getting Started)
1/6/21                      10:00am – 11:30am
1/12/21                    10:00am – 11:30am


Creating Instructional Videos with Panopto (Advanced)
1/6/21                      1:00p.m. – 2:30pm
1/12/21                    1:00p.m. – 2:30pm

Introduction to Flipgrid for Video-Based Discussions

1/7/21                      10:30am – 11:30am


Using Padlet to Engage Online Learners
1/14/21                    1:00p.m. – 2:00pm

Integrating OER (Open Education Resources) into your Teaching
2/5/21                      1:00p.m. – 2:30pm

Creative Engaging and Interactive Digital Media
1/5/21                      10:00am – 11:30am

Maximizing Interactivity and Student Engagement in Synchronous Teaching:  Moving Beyond Lecture
1/29/21                    1:00p.m. – 2:30pm
 

Sneaky Slides: How to Rescue PowerPoint from the Dark Side for More Engaging eLearning Videos
2/10/21                    11:00am – 12 p.m.

TEACHING WITH TECHNOLOGY & BLACKBOARD SUPPORT

The eLearning team is here to help!


UPCOMING SEMINARS

Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor - Drop-in Session

December 7, 2020 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Are you getting ready to deploy your Blackboard final exam and have a question about using Respondus Lockdown Browser or Monitor? We can get you up to speed, assist in deploying exams with RLDB, or...

Integrating Google with Blackboard

December 9, 2020 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Google Apps for Education gives instructors a collaborative and creative tool kit that can be easily integrated into any Blackboard course.

Blackboard Essentials

December 10, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

This seminar is a perfect fit for faculty/staff who need to learn the most commonly used features.

Creating Engaging and Interactive Digital Media

January 5, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:30 PM

There are a variety of tools that can be used to create video content, many of which are free and web-based. During this demonstration workshop, we'll explore a potpourri of such tools, including...

Blackboard Essentials

January 5, 2021 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

This seminar is a perfect fit for faculty/staff who need to learn the most commonly used features.

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