The Learning Technology Center is pleased to invite faculty and instructional staff to “D2L Day” that will be held on Friday, January 18, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 3:45 PM in Hyland 3101.
It’s a full day D2L Winterim Workshop with breakout sessions on D2L tools, such as quizzes, discussions, plagiarism detection, and rubrics. These will include a variety of hands-on “How To” sessions, tips, best practices, and new strategies to effectively use D2L in your classroom. View the full-day schedule here: Winterim D2L Workshop Schedule
Participants may now register for the all-day workshop or for individual sessions using the signup tool. The workshops are listed under “iCIT-LTC Training.”
UW-Whitewater faculty and teaching academic staff are invited to join a 45-minute webinar presented by Respondus experts.
In this webinar, you’ll learn more about Respondus LockDown Browser (LDB) and how this custom browser prevents students from printing, copying, going to other URLs, accessing other applications during an online test, or exiting a test before it’s been submitted.
To register for the webinar, please go to: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/953384144
The Respondus LockDown Browser is currently integrated in D2L and is easy for instructors and students to use. For more information, please see the LockDown Browser Instructor Guide.
This two-day Winterim series focuses on strategies for using technology to engage students through active learning. Attendance for both days is free of charge and includes lunch and refreshments. Sign up today using your UW-Whitewater Net ID at: https://signup.uww.edu. The workshops are listed under “iCIT-LTC Training.” You can register for either the January 11, 2012 Regional Faculty Conference on Active Learning or the January 12, 2012 Desire2Learn (D2L) Workshop, or you can register for both.
Using Technology to Promote Active Learning
Join us on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) for the 2012 UW-System Southeast Regional Conference! The keynote and sessions on mobile learning and planning for the future of education will be given by Dr. Curtis Bonk, an expert on active learning. A myriad of technologies and pedagogical strategies used to promote active learning will be showcased. Instructors from UW-Milwaukee, UW-Parkside, UW Colleges, and UW-Whitewater will share their best practices in the use of interactive activities and games, student-created video, ePortfolio, social media, and mobile technology for teaching and learning. UW-Whitewater instructors currently have access to priority registration. Secure your spot today, seating is limited! For more information and the event schedule, visit: http://geturl.uww.edu/15a
Desire2Learn (D2L) Winterim Workshop
This workshop will be held on Thursday, January 12, 2012 (9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.). The “What’s New” and “How-To” sessions will help you solve challenges with quizzing, discussions, managing content, plagiarism detection, and assessment using the new rubric tool. Participants can attend all day or register for individual sessions. Lunch and refreshments sponsored by the LEARN Center. To view the full-day schedule, visit: Winterim 2012 Workshop Schedule.
Save the dates: January 11 and 12, 2012!
The Learning Technology Center (LTC) is pleased to announce a two-day Winterim series focusing on a variety of technologies to promote active learning.
On January 11, 2012 join other UW-System faculty and instructional staff to attend the 2012 UW-System Southeast Regional Faculty Showcase demonstrating how a myriad of technologies and pedagogical strategies are used to promote active learning. Instructors from UW-Milwaukee, UW-Parkside, UW Colleges, and UW-Whitewater will share their best practices in the use of interactive activities and games, student-created video, ePortfolio, social media, and mobile technology for teaching and learning. The keynote speaker is Dr. Curtis Bonk, renowned expert on educational technology and active learning, will present “Stretching the Edges of Technology-Enhanced Teaching: From Tinkering to Tottering to Totally Extreme Learning.” This opportunity to learn about teaching techniques is sponsored by the UW System Learning and Technology Development Council (LTDC). The UW-Whitewater College of Letters and Sciences also generously supports our keynote speaker session.
On day two, January 12, 2012, the LTC will sponsor an all-day workshop for faculty and instructional staff on the basics of using Desire2Learn (D2L). Watch for more details or sign up now at: signup.uww.edu.
The Learning Technology Center (LTC) is pleased to invite faculty and instructional staff to attend the next free session in the Snackable Series “Technology – One Byte at a Time.” In the “Snackable Series” sessions, a specific learning technology is spotlighted. The next sessions will be held October 19 and 20 and focus on the use of D2L Rubrics. Please bring your lunch and join your peers on the following days to learn about D2L Rubrics:
Desire2Learn’s Rubric Tool
Wednesday, 10/19: Noon to 1 pm
Thursday, 10/20: 11 am to Noon
iCIT Training Center, McGraw 112
D2L Rubrics are a useful tool for Instructors to provide clear criteria to students regarding what is expected for an assignment as well as effectively communicate feedback on why a grade was given. Most often formatted as a grid, a rubric can be organized in a variety of ways and reflect an infinite number of grading schemes.
Register online today for this “Snackable Series” session – seating is limited: https://signup.uww.edu
To submit ideas for future topics for the “Snackable Series”, please e-mail the UW-Whitewater Learning Technology Center at firstname.lastname@example.org.