Fall 2017 Sessions


Time: 50 minutes

clipboard Poll Everywhere is a student response system which requires no extra hardware. Students can respond to your questions using their smartphones, tablets, laptops, or classroom computers and real-time results can be displayed in a PowerPoint. This sessions will help you get started using Poll Everywhere.

Date Time Room
8/23/2017 12:00 PM SEM 2G1A


Teaching Strategies for Engaging Students

50 minutes


This session provides strategies for the toolbox to increase student engagement, improve retention, and increase learning.  


Date Time Room
9/7/2017 12:30 PM SEM 2G1A


New to Moodle?

These sessions are intended for beginning Moodle users and will cover everything you need to get started teaching your Moodle courses! 

Getting Started With Moodle  

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Time: 50 minutes

New to Moodle? Start here! This session covers the Moodle fundamentals: navigating Moodle, the basics of adding content to your course, contacting your students in Moodle, and other basic Moodle functions.


Date Time Room
8/22/2017 12:30 PM SEM 2G1A
8/22/2017 3:00 PM SEM 2G1A


Moodle Crash Course

Time: 50 minutes

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Worried about the Moodle requirements? Don’t be! This hands-on session will help you add a the core elements: syllabus, add attendance, and set up the gradebook in your Moodle course. 


Date Time Room
8/24/2017 12:30 PM SEM 2G1A
8/24/2017 3:00 PM SEM 2G1A
8/25/2017 9:00 AM SEM 2G1A


Looking to Increase Your Moodle Skills?

Got the basics down and looking for more? These are the sessions for you!


Crafting Your Moodle Gradebook

Time: 50 minutes

chess piecesPoints-based or weighted? Categories or no categories? Percentage, letter grade, or both? In this session, we walk you through crafting a gradebook from scratch. We will practice adding categories, adding grade items, and editing the course settings to ensure that students see what you want them to see.

Date Time Room
8/22/2017 4:00 PM SEM 2G1A
8/23/2017 1:00 PM SEM 2G1A


Creating Interactive Moodle Content with H5P

Time: 50 minutes

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Date Time Room
8/29/2017 12:30 PM SEM 2G1A
8/29/2017 3:00 PM SEM 2G1A
9/6/2017 12:00 PM SEM 2G1A


Turnitin Essentials

Time: 50 minutes

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This training session will discuss Turnitin Feedback Studio, a great tool to use for any assignment. Participants will learn the essentials of setting up a Turnitin assignment and how to use available features, including Similarity Reports and GradeMark.


Date Time Room
8/30/2017 3:00 PM SEM 2G1A



Automate Your Course with the Personalized Learning Designer

Time: 50 minutes

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This session will demonstrate how to use the Personalized Learning Designer to automate certain actions in your Moodle course, such as redirecting students to the course syllabus if they have not yet viewed it, displaying personalized alerts or messages to students upon viewing content, sending personalized emails to students who score below a certain percentage on a quiz, unlocking course content when specific conditions are met, and much more. This session will also prepare you to begin creating your own Personalized Learning Designer Rules to fit your needs and the needs of your students. It is recommended attendees be familiar with the Restrict Access and Activity Completion settings for resources and activities in Moodle.

Date Time Room
9/5/2017 3:00 PM SEM 2G1A


Designing Courses for Student Empowerment in Moodle

Time: 50 minutes

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Student empowerment happens when students switch from being passive observers to being active contributors to a course. In this session, we look at ways to allow students to take control of course content, including student-curated resources, student-generated test questions, student-led discussion forums, student-created slideshows, and more.


Date Time Room
8/31/2017 12:30 PM SEM 2G1A
8/31/2017 3:00 PM SEM 2G1A



Entering Required Reports?

These sessions help you get those required reports submitted properly. 


Entering a Never Attended Report in Moodle

Time: 30 minutes

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This session explains the process of submitting Never Attended reports in Moodle.

Date Time Room
8/31/2017 1:30 PM SEM 2G1A


Finishing up a Semester in Moodle

Time: 50 minutes

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Curious how to finish up a semester in Moodle? Want to give your Dean the required information without having to do a lot of work? This session is for you!

Date Time Room
12/12/2017 3:00 PM SEM 2G1A
12/13/2017 12:00 PM SEM 2G1A