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Spring 2015 Workshops

The Educational Technology Center is offering these workshops during Spring 2015 (the first hour is for demo/hands-on work and the second hour is for optional support):

  • Google Drive, Wednesday, 2/11/15, 2-4 p.m., LIB 373, Zack Zahringer
    • Using JCCC Google Drive for storage and collaboration.
  • D2L Gradebook, Tuesday, 2/17/15, 2-4 p.m., LIB 373, Bob Epp
    • An overview of the D2L gradebook.
  • D2L Custom Home Pages, Wednesday, 2/18/15, 2-4 p.m., LIB 373, Davy Jones
    • Customizing the widgets, their location and appearance on the course home page.
  • D2L Quizzes, Tuesday, 2/24/15, 2-4 p.m., LIB 373, Jeff Kosko
    • Topics covered will include importing questions, questions types, question libraries, settings and submission views, and statistics.
  • Making a Video for D2L, Wednesday, 2/25/15, 1:30-3:30 p.m., LIB 373, Paul McCourt
    • Planning Video: Key points to address when planning and the tools needed to create the video.
  • SoftChalk 9, Friday, 2/27/15, 2-4 p.m., LIB 371, Jeff Kosko
    • This can be used to create interactive elements, quizzes, modules, or an entire course housing a variety of media. SoftChalk “Lessons” can be published directly into D2L and tie into D2L Gradebook.
  • D2L Basics, Tuesday, 3/10/15, 2-4 p.m., LIB 373, Jeff Kosko
    • Topics covered: logging in and accessing your classes, adding a syllabus, creating a basic gradebook, adding modules and content, and using email.
  • D2L Grades Intermediate: Point System, Wednesday, 3/11/15, 2:30-4:30 p.m., LIB 373, Saul Epstein
  • YouTube, Thursday, 3/12/15, 1:30-3:30 p.m., LIB 373, Zack Zahringer
    • Learn the basics of uploading, managing and embedding videos with YouTube.
  • D2L Quizzes, Tuesday, 3/24/15, 2-4 p.m., LIB 373, Jeff Kosko
    • Topics covered will include importing questions, questions types, question libraries, settings and submission views, and statistics.
  • Illustrate Your Lessons, Wednesday, 3/25/15, 1-3 p.m., LIB 373, Davy Jones
    • Help visual learners grasp concepts with supportive graphs, maps, cutaways, or other illustrations.
  • Adobe Lightroom, Thursday, 3/26/15, 1-3 p.m., LIB 373, Bob Epp
    • An introduction to Adobe Lightroom, a photo processor and image organizer.
  • Poll Everywhere, Friday, 3/27/15, 2-4 p.m., LIB 371, Jeff Kosko
    • Poll Everywhere lets you engage your audience or class anywhere in real time via their smartphone, text capable phone, web, or twitter. Type your question into the poll creator, select the kind of poll you want to make, and press “create.”
  • D2L Grades Intermediate: Weighted System, Tuesday, 3/31/15, 2-4 p.m., LIB 373, Saul Epstein
  • Camtasia Studio: Adding Closed Captions, Wednesday, 4/1/15, 2-4 p.m., LIB 373, Paul McCourt
    • How to add closed captions to video using Camtasia Studio, YouTube, Google Docs, and voice to text.
  • Lecture Capture, Thursday, 4/2/15, 1-3 p.m., LIB 373, Vincent Miller
    • Learn how to use our upgraded TechSmith Lecture Capture tools including how to do captioning.
  • D2L Quizzes, Wednesday, 4/8/15, 2-4 p.m., LIB 373, Jeff Kosko
    • Topics covered will include importing questions, questions types, question libraries, settings and submission views, and statistics.
  • Collaborative Writing with Google Docs, Friday, 4/10/15, 9-11 a.m., LIB 373, Zack Zahringer
    • Using Google Documents with students to write collaboratively, in real time, with built in communication tools.
  • D2L Basics, Wednesday, 4/15/15, 2-4 p.m., LIB 373, Bob Epp
    • Topics covered will include logging in and accessing your classes, adding a syllabus, creating a basic gradebook, adding modules and content, and using email.
  • D2L Grades Advanced: Formula System, Thursday, 4/16/15, 3-5 p.m., LIB 373, Saul Epstein
  • D2L Games and Study Tools, Tuesday, 4/21/15, 2-4 p.m., LIB 373, Jeff Kosko
    • In this session we will look at commonly available tools that add games and study tools to your D2L course. Among those covered will be HotPotatoes 6 and Quizlet flashcards, tests, and study games.
  • D2L Custom Home Pages, Wednesday, 4/22/15, 1-3 p.m., LIB 373, Davy Jones
    • Customizing the widgets, their location and appearance on the home page.
  • Web Conferencing, Friday, 4/24/15, 2-4 p.m., LIB 371, Jeff Kosko
    • In this session we will look at Zoom conferencing and WebEx conferencing. We will cover the basics of getting your account, starting a live session, and sharing content.
  • TouchCast: Interactive Videos, Wednesday, 4/29/15, 2-4 p.m., LIB 373, Paul McCourt
    • Create, share and watch interactive videos with TouchCast.

No registration is required for these sessions. For individual support, stop by LIB 375 or make an appointment with an Ed Tech Analyst at edtech@jccc.edu or ext. 3842, or let us know if you’d like training customized for your department. For the D2L iTeach training series, see also http://tinyurl.com/d2l-train-continued

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