Academic Innovation and eLearning spring semester workshops

LLCC Academic Innovation & eLearning - Spring 2020 Workshop Schedule
Workshops begin today with “Introduction to Canvas Learning Management System” from 2-3:30 p.m. in M2201. View the full list of workshops being offered by LLCC Academic Innovation and eLearning this semester at www.llcc.edu/workshops-training! There are a variety of sessions covering topics such as innovative teaching tools, the Canvas LMS and the new Active Learning Academy. You can register for any of the workshops by following the link under each session description and completing the online registration form.

Academic Innovation and eLearning spring semester workshops

LLCC Academic Innovation & eLearning - Spring 2020 Workshop Schedule
View the list of workshops being offered by LLCC Academic Innovation and eLearning this semester at www.llcc.edu/workshops-training! There are a variety of sessions covering topics such as innovative teaching tools, the Canvas LMS and the new Active Learning Academy. You can register for any of the workshops by following the link under each session description and completing the online registration form.

ILCCO’s Growing Online Learning Conference Feb. 11-13

ILCCO’s Growing Online Learning Conference (delivered entirely online) is scheduled for Feb. 11-13, and registration is now open. Registration is required; however, this event is free and open to faculty and staff at all Illinois community colleges.

The theme this year is Growing Online Learning 2020: Humanizing the Online Environment: Increasing Instructor Presence and Enhancing Student Engagement. Dr. Michelle Pacansky-Brock of the California Community Colleges California Virtual Campus will be the keynote speaker and kick off the annual online conference on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, 10-11 a.m.

Please see the conference program or visit the conference website for more information.

LLCC to host Exploring OER April 17

Save the date! On April 17, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., LLCC will be the host site for the Exploring OER: Access, Adoption and Application conference. This one-day conference for higher education faculty and staff is sponsored by Illinois Community Colleges Online (ILLCO) and Network of Illinois Learning Resources in Community Colleges (NILRC). The keynote speaker will be Abbey Elder, Iowa State University open access librarian, and author of “The OER Starter Kit.”

This week’s Academic Innovation and eLearning workshops

LLCC Academic Innovation & eLearning Fall 2019 Workshop Schedule
LLCC Academic Innovation and eLearning has offered a variety of workshops this semester covering topics such as active learning, innovative teaching tools and internet accessibility/compliance, as well as multiple open labs for your convenience.

This week, the following workshops are being offered:

  • Group Work and Activities: Scavenger Hunts and Escape Rooms – Wednesday, Nov. 20, 3-4 p.m. in M1174
  • General Open Lab – Thursday, Nov. 21, 3-3:50 p.m. in S0119

For full descriptions and registration information, visit www.llcc.edu/workshops-training.

This week’s Academic Innovation and eLearning workshops

LLCC Academic Innovation and eLearning is offering a variety of workshops this semester covering topics such as active learning, innovative teaching tools and internet accessibility/compliance, as well as multiple open labs for your convenience.

This week, the following workshops are being offered:

  • Active Learning Classrooms Open Lab – Monday, Nov. 11, 3:30-4:30 p.m. in M2229
  • Online Student Authentication: BioMetric Signature ID – Monday, Nov. 11, 3:30-4:30 p.m. in S0119
  • Getting Started With Augmented Reality: Metaverse – Wednesday, Nov. 13, 3:30-4:30 p.m. in S0119

For full descriptions and registration information, visit www.llcc.edu/workshops-training.

Institutional license for Padlet

LLCC Academic Innovation and eLearning is happy to announce that we now have an institutional license for Padlet!

With an institutional license all LLCC employees now have access to a Padlet Backpack Teacher Account. This allows for several benefits than offered by the free Padlet account, including unlimited Padlet walls, bigger file uploads, folders for organizing your Padlet walls, easier integration with Blackboard and more. Click here to quickly interact with a sample Padlet wall.

What is Padlet?

Padlet is web-based tool and app that allow instructors to easily create and share virtual Padlet walls.

What is a Padlet wall?

A Padlet wall is virtual bulletin board that allows instructors or students to easily add multimedia post-it notes to their wall. These notes can contain text, images, movies, web links, documents, drawings, audio and more. Walls can easily be created and shared with students

How can Padlet be used in instruction?

Instructors can curate a wall of resources on a topic or chapter to share with students. Students can create their own walls and collaborate on group walls. Padlet walls can also be used for student portfolios, sharing student reflections and creations, student scavenger hunts and other creative assignments. Padlet is a very open-ended tool and can be used in many ways.

How do I sign up for a Padlet Backpack teacher account?

The attached document will help you get started with Padlet Backpack. You may also contact barry.lamb@llcc.edu if you need assistance with these directions or have questions about using Padlet at LLCC.

Padlet Teacher Account at LLCC

Active Learning Classrooms Open Lab tomorrow

LLCC Academic Innovation and eLearning is offering a variety of workshops this semester covering topics such as active learning, innovative teaching tools and internet accessibility/compliance, as well as multiple open labs for your convenience.

Tomorrow there is an Active Learning Classrooms Open Lab from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in S1103.

For full descriptions and registration information, visit www.llcc.edu/workshops-training.

Today’s Academic Innovation and eLearning workshop

LLCC Academic Innovation and eLearning is offering a variety of workshops this semester covering topics such as active learning, innovative teaching tools and internet accessibility/compliance, as well as multiple open labs for your convenience.

Today’s workshop is:
Creating Internet Accessible PDFs – Tuesday, Oct. 29, 10-11 a.m. in S0119

For full descriptions and registration information, visit www.llcc.edu/workshops-training.