During this academic year, the Learning Technology Center (LTC) has been supporting a group of instructors in piloting the online platform “Cerego,” as a way to incorporate adaptive and personalized learning into their courses.
Join one of the current pilot instructors at 2:00 pm this Thursday (4/9) as he discusses his use of the platform, and what he has learned throughout the experience. The presentation will take place via Webex Meetings, due to the COVID-19 situation.
Registration is requested, so that we can supply you with the link to the Webex Meeting. You can sign up here (please note that you will need to log in, using your UWW username and password).
If you have any questions about this presentation, or would like the link to the Webex Meeting, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We will continue to be available to answer your questions and provide consultations regarding your transition to alternative delivery and technology tools that can support the things you do.
LTC staff will be available via phone (262-472-1004), email (email@example.com), and Webex Monday – Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm. To request a Webex consultation, all instructors need to do is email or call and the next available team member will email them a direct link that they can click on to receive assistance. We have been doing a lot of those this week and this process has been working well! Please note that we are seeing an increased volume of inquiries at this time and our staff is working hard to answer inquiries in a timely manner. While it may be much sooner than this, every effort will be made to answer your message within 1 business day of receipt.
Also, don’t forget that Canvas provides support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year by phone, chat, or email!
What About Trainings?
We will also continue offering virtual training on key tools to support your remote teaching and work. Please visit http://go.uww.edu/ltc-workshop-signup for the most up-to-date list of training sessions!
What Isn’t Available?
Due to the shift to virtual operations, we will be closing the media studio until further notice. In its place, we urge instructors to use home recording options and techniques that are featured on the ICIT Remote Teaching Website. Not sure how to record at home? Contact us for help!
As the Media Lab (Andersen L1008C) has closed and with an increased number of items being checked out, A/V Checkouts will be facilitated differently. If you are in need of a webcam or microphone to create your course material, a limited number are available for checkout by contacting the ICIT Helpdesk.
The Media Recording Studio is available between 8:15 AM and 4:00 PM – schedule your appointment. Recorded videos will be made available as soon as possible. The studio will be closed from March 23rd to April 3rd.
The LTC Staff are available Monday – Friday from 8 AM to 4:30 PM. If you are not able to attend any of the sessions below and need assistance call us at 262.472.1004 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment.
Do you need a help setting up Webex, figuring out how to record your lectures, or getting your assignment added to Canvas? Stop by for Walk-In Assistance during spring break between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM in the McGraw Hall 120 Suite.Call us at 262.472.1004 or email us at email@example.com to connect remotely using Webex. The LTC Staff will be ready to help!
How-To Transform a Face-to-Face Course for Teaching Remotely (60 minutes offered both in-person and virtually)
In this workshop, you’ll learn what the Top 7 things to consider as you work to transform your course using Canvas. Face-to-Face and Webex Web Based workshops are available. The workshop will highlight:
Email (Sent from WINS)
Webex Teams and Meetings
Assignments with Due Dates
Quizzes with Due Dates
Create and Share Content
Pages with To-Do
Weekly Course Summary
Grading and Feedback using Speedgrader
Publishing your Course
We will be holding the workshop at the following times. Face to Face offerings will be held in McGraw 19a. Computers will not be provided for this training.
Overview of Webex Meetings (30 minutes offered both in-person and virtually)
Join this introduction to Cisco Webex Meetings to gain a high level overview of how to schedule your meeting, manage audio and share content. At the end of the class you will be able to host your own meeting and receive resources to help you continue your learning.
Overview of Webex Meetings for Teaching/Instruction (30 minutes offered both in-person and virtually)
Join this introduction to Cisco Webex Meetings to gain a high level overview of how to schedule your meeting, manage audio and share content. In addition we will cover how to authorize the Cisco Webex integration in Canvas. At the end of the class you will be able to host your own meeting and receive resources to help you continue your learning.
Conducting Webex Meetings (60 minutes offered both in-person and virtually)
Need a deep dive into the capabilities available to you as you conduct your meetings? Join this class to learn how to manage audio and sound alerts, turn on video and access different video layouts, use the whiteboard for collaboration, sharing techniques and best practices, and much more. You will receive resources to help you continue your learning.
Conducting Webex Meetings for Teaching/Instruction (60 minutes offered both in-person and virtually)
Need a deep dive into the capabilities available to you as you conduct your meetings? Join this class to learn how to manage audio and sound alerts, turn on video and access different video layouts, use the whiteboard for collaboration, sharing techniques and best practices, and much more. We’ll go into detail about how to use the Cisco Webex integration in Canvas, including how to hold breakout sessions, record sessions, and how to use Virtual Office hours.
Communicating Remotely (30 minutes offered both in-person and virtually)
Learn about campus tools to support virtual communication, including a high-level overview of Webex Meetings, Teams, and Jabber. We’ll also cover why you may want to learn more about Google Drive in order to collaborate on shared work.
Introduction to Campus Technology (60 minutes in-person)
The goal of this session is to create awareness of the campus-supported communication, collaboration, and work productivity tools that apply to all staff and introduce participants to support resources. This session will be particularly helpful to those new to campus, however, all staff may benefit from hearing about technology tools they might not be aware of or changes to technology that make the tools more useful for their work.
Google Apps for Education: Essentials (60 minutes in-person)
Learn about the different Google Apps for Education you can use to collaborate and file-share on the go! This workshop is an overview of Google Apps including Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Presentations, Forms, Drawing, and Sites. Learn the basics of each program to get you up and running quickly with Google applications.
During the Spring 2020 semester, the Learning Technology Center is supporting a small group of instructors in piloting Linkedin Learning. As a part of the project, the pilot instructors will be presenting on how they use Linkedin Learning, and what they have learned, to the campus community.
Pilot instructors will be presenting on their experiences with Linkedin Learning at the following dates, times, locations. Clicking on the session link will take you to the UWW Event Sign-Up page. Please note that you will need to login with your UWW credentials to sign up.
The retirement of Desire2Learn will be here before you know it! All information you would like to keep must be exported out of D2L before June 1st, 2020. Whether it’s an old for-credit based course, or an ongoing course – make sure all material is backed up. Once our access is removed, we will not have any way to obtain this data.
As a member of the UW-Whitewater community, you are invited to submit a session proposal for the campus event 2020 Celebrating Teaching and Learning Conference, “2020 Vision for Student Success.” This special forum is meant to showcase the wide variety of ways we are all transforming the lives of our students through teaching and learning. The Conference will be held Wednesday, May 20, 2020 on the UW-Whitewater campus. It is sponsored by the LEARN Center, the Learning Technology Center, and the Office of Academic Assessment.
During the first two weeks of March, the LTC will be offering Canvas Open Labs (1 Hour) to work on and learn about Canvas while a local expert is available to offer assistance. Whether you are working on your current course, or planning for the future – stop on by! Whether you happen to be in the building, or are walking across campus to make it, we are happy to see you!
Group Specific Trainings (variable length) The LTC offers customized trainings that can be setup by request for your departments/group. If you are interested, contact us at 262.472.1004 or firstname.lastname@example.org and we will work with you to get the training scheduled.
The Learning Technology Center (LTC) has been supporting instructors in using adaptive and personalized learning platforms as part of a pilot project since 2018. If you are interested in adaptive and personalized learning, please consider joining us this Friday for a discussion that will include experiences of instructors in the current pilot project.
Registration is suggested, but not required. You can register at the following link (please note that you need to sign in with your UWW credentials to register):