Comet Calendar, The Official Event Calendar for UT Dallas http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/rss.php en-us This week's events for eLearning at UT Dallas eLearning Open Labs http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220425531?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220425531?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS Friday, Jul 1
(10 a.m. - 12 p.m.)

Open Labs are come-and-go sessions, for faculty who would like some hands-on assistance from eLearning team members, with the various eLearning tools. For example, we can help with creating/ transferring content, building/ importing tests, provide solutions for any grade center related queries, managing groups, and other areas. 

Registration is not required!  Faculty/staff are free to walk in any time during the Open Lab sessions. 

We encourage you to bring your own device, if possible.

PLEASE NOTE: 

Open Labs are not intended as training sessions. If you need training on eLearning, please sign up for one of the workshops listed above or email us at elearning@utdallas.edu.

Open labs are also not intended for detailed troubleshooting. If you are facing a technical issue within eLearning, please email us at elearning@utdallas.edu for assistance.

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Working with the Grade Center within eLearning http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220425304?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220425304?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS Wednesday, Jul 6
(9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)

This 2 hour hands-on workshop demonstrates various aspects of the Grade Center Tool in eLearning. Starting from basic functionality like creating columns, editing grades, and releasing grades to students, we will explore advanced functionality, such as creating calculated grades, working offline, and importing grades into eLearning. (Prerequisite: "Getting Started with eLearning" or equivalent.)

Target audience:  Faculty and staff new to eLearning

To register click here:  https://utdallas.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_2rwoKiLouCSajhX

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Promoting Student Engagement within eLearning http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220425292?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220425292?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS Wednesday, Jul 6
(3 p.m. - 5 p.m.)

This 2 hour hands-on workshop covers 3 main tools to facilitate class participation using eLearning. These include Discussion Board, Blogs and Journals. (Prerequisite: "Getting Started with eLearning" or equivalent.)

Target audience:  Faculty and staff new to eLearning

To register click here:  https://utdallas.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_2rwoKiLouCSajhXv

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Introduction to Blackboard Collaborate - an eLearning training session http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220425315?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220425315?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS Thursday, Jul 7
(9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)

This highly interactive 2 hour workshop introduces users to the web conferencing tool Blackboard Collaborate. Topics include communicating within the software (voice chat, text chat), using the whiteboard, screen sharing, moderator privileges, and various other features. This training is conducted in a virtual classroom (not a physical location). Once you sign up, you will receive more instructions on how to access the virtual classroom. (Prerequisite: "Getting Started with eLearning" or equivalent.)

Target audience:  Faculty and staff new to eLearning

To register click here:  https://utdallas.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_2rwoKiLouCSajhX

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Managing Group-based Activities within eLearning http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220425299?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220425299?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS Thursday, Jul 7
(3 p.m. - 5 p.m.)

This 2 hour hands-on workshop covers 2 tools for group-based activities - Groups Tool and the Wiki Tool. The Groups tool allows students to collaborate in small groups, and present work. The Wiki tool allows students to contribute and modify one or more pages of course related materials, providing a means of sharing and collaboration. (Prerequisite: "Getting Started with eLearning" or equivalent.)

Target audience:  Faculty and staff new to eLearning

To register click here:  https://utdallas.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_2rwoKiLouCSajhX

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