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September 2020

Teaching with Teams (Registration Closed)

September 15
Microsoft Teams
Free

In this remote workshop, we will explore Team’s features while you experience its video conference functionality.

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Tests and Quizzes: Creating, Giving, and Grading Them in Blackboard

September 15
Microsoft Teams
Free

In this workshop, we'll cover how to set up a test, create and import questions, deploy it so students can take it, and finally, how to see results and grade the test.

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Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor

September 16
Free

Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor are optional tools that provide barriers to cheating when taking tests in Blackboard. This workshop will cover how they work and how to use them.

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Team Time (Registration Closed)

September 16
Microsoft Teams
Free

These are informal practice sessions where participants can ask questions about Teams and learn about features and recommended strategies.

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Screencasting with Screencast-O-Matic: Q&A

September 17
Microsoft Teams
Free

During this live Q&A, you’ll have an opportunity to clarify questions and refine your knowledge of Screencast-O-Matic for increased confidence and independence in producing effective videos for your students.

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iClicker Cloud/Reef (Registration Closed)

September 17
Microsoft Teams
Free

In this workshop, we’ll demonstrate how teaching with iClickers can enhance student engagement, especially in large enrollment courses. We will focus specifically on iClicker Cloud/Reef which can be used remotely.

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Teaching Writing Online

September 18
Microsoft Teams
Free

This workshop explores principles for teaching writing online.

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Teaching with Teams (Registration Closed)

September 21
Microsoft Teams
Free

In this remote workshop, we will explore Team’s features while you experience its video conference functionality.

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Advanced Teams (Registration Closed)

September 22
Microsoft Teams
Free

In this workshop we'll cover collaborative documents, polling, channels, pages, and OneNote.

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Rubrics 101 and a Blackboard Rubric Tool Demo

September 23
Microsoft Teams
Free

Rubrics are often touted as a time-saving approach to grading and responding, but not every rubric delivers on that promise. This workshop explores principles for making rubrics that work and will guide participants in determining whether rubrics are the right solution to the grading or responding challenges they want to address. During the last 15 minutes of this workshop, we will demonstrate integrating your rubrics into the Blackboard Rubric Tool; this makes grading in Blackboard much easier!

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Team Time (Registration closed)

September 23
Microsoft Teams
Free

These are informal practice sessions where participants can ask questions about Teams and learn about features and recommended strategies.

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Flipgrid (Registration Closed)

September 24
Microsoft Teams
Free

In this workshop, you’ll see a demonstration of Flipgrid’s functionality, learn how faculty set up Flipgrid, and try out participating in a Flipgrid discussion.

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Rubrics 101 and a Blackboard Rubric Tool Demo

September 24
Microsoft Teams
Free

Rubrics are often touted as a time-saving approach to grading and responding, but not every rubric delivers on that promise. This workshop explores principles for making rubrics that work and will guide participants in determining whether rubrics are the right solution to the grading or responding challenges they want to address. During the last 15 minutes of this workshop, we will demonstrate integrating your rubrics into the Blackboard Rubric Tool; this makes grading in Blackboard much easier!

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Blackboard Grade Center (Registration Closed)

September 24
Microsoft Teams
Free

Though the Blackboard Grade Center can be daunting, learning a few key features will make your interactions with it easier and more productive.

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Screencasting with Screencast-O-Matic: Q&A (Registration Closed)

September 28
Free

During this live Q&A, you’ll have an opportunity to clarify questions and refine your knowledge of Screencast-O-Matic for increased confidence and independence in producing effective videos for your students.

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“What would you do differently next time?” Harnessing the power of student reflections on their work

September 30
Microsoft Teams
Free

This Sound Bites session will offer a quick opportunity to learn some new, concrete strategies to apply in your teaching. We will open with a 15-minute presentation, followed by a 15-minute follow-up conversation.

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October 2020

For Faculty: Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom

October 1
Microsoft Teams
Free

Join other UVM faculty as we participate in Cornell University's Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom, an Online Course for Educators.

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For Grad Students: Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom

October 1
Microsoft Teams
Free

Join other UVM graduate students as we participate in Cornell University's Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom, an Online Course for Educators.

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Advanced Teams: Collaborative Docs, Polling, Channels, Pages, OneNote for Instructor Notes (Registration closed)

October 1
Microsoft Teams
Free

In this workshop we'll cover collaborative documents, polling, channels, pages, and OneNote.

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Engaging Students with Low-Stakes Writing Activities & Assignments

October 1
Microsoft Teams
Free

Low-stakes writing can help you encourage participation, get students practicing critical thinking, and offer low-risk opportunities for students to try out ways of thinking.

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