Academic Innovation & eLearning workshop on Kahoot, 2-3 p.m.

LLCC Academic Innovation & eLearning is offering the workshop “Well, Isn’t That Just a Kahoot” today from 2-3 p.m. in S0119. Learn how to use Kahoot – a game-based classroom response system played by the whole class in real time. During this session you will establish your Kahoot account and create a Kahoot that can be used when you return to the class. It is recommended that you bring content information with you to use in creating your Kahoot lesson. Register at: http://bit.ly/2OEBjIq. Note: Current online faculty participating in the Online Proficiency Program can receive two points for successful completion of this workshop.

For full descriptions and registration information for this and other workshops in April, visit https://www.llcc.edu/aiel/workshops-training.

Academic Innovation & eLearning April workshops

LLCC Academic Innovation & eLearning has extended its workshop offerings into the month of April. Below are the sessions that have been added:

  • ISO the Academic Integrity of Instructional Materials: Seeking Permission and Source References — Wednesday, April 10, 2-3 p.m. in S0119
  • Send Your Students on a Goosechase, then Learn Padlet! — Monday, April 15, 2-3 p.m. in S0119
  • Well Isn’t That Just a Kahoot?! — Wednesday, April 17, 2-3 p.m. in S0119
  • AEFIS Open Lab — Monday, April 22, 3-4 p.m. in S0119
  • Quality Matters Open Labs — Wednesday, April 24 and Monday, April 29, 2-3 p.m. in S0119

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

Today’s Academic Innovation & eLearning workshops

LLCC Academic Innovation & eLearning is offering the following workshops today:

  • ISO the Academic Integrity of Instructional Materials: Seeking Permission and Source References – Wednesday, March 20, 2-2:50 p.m. in S0119. Quality Matters Standard 4 states that just as faculty require students to seek permission and provide correct citations in their work, instructors should model the same academic integrity for students by providing both source references and permissions for use of instructional materials. Instructional materials come in all shapes and sizes — free online textbooks, journal articles, images, interactive websites and videos. The list is endless. Join us for this workshop to learn how to seek permission for use and about resources to help you create a proper reference. Register at http://bit.ly/2H0EbiA. Note: Current online faculty participating in the Online Proficiency Program can receive two points for successful completion of this workshop.
  • Creating Internet Accessible Word Documents – Wednesday, March 20, 3-3:50 p.m. in S0119. Join us for this workshop to review what the color indicators of Ally mean, and how to make them green! Prior to attending this workshop, look at your Ally results for Word documents that have scores in the orange and red range, and bring those files with you. In this workshop you’ll learn how to use the accessibility checker in Word and make edits to your documents, so they can go green and your course improves its Ally score! Register at http://bit.ly/2CdeQMy. Note: Current online faculty participating in the Online Proficiency Program can receive one point for successful completion of this workshop.

Academic Innovation & eLearning is offering a variety of workshops this semester on innovative teaching, internet accessibility and quality matters. Multiple open labs will also be offered. For full descriptions and to view a listing of all spring workshops by topic, visit https://www.llcc.edu/aiel/workshops-training. To register for a workshop, please follow the link under each session description and complete the online registration form.

Academic Innovation & eLearning workshop on Microsoft Sway, 2-2:50 p.m.

LLCC Academic Innovation & eLearning is offering the workshop “Microsoft Sway: Present in a new way!” today from 2-2:50 p.m. in S0119. Microsoft Sway is free app that is part of the Office 365 suite of tools available at LLCC. Sway lets you create and share interactive reports, presentations, personal stories, newsletters, school and work projects, and more. Come to this hands-on workshop for an overview of Sway and ideas on how it can be used in your teaching and student assignments. To register, click here: http://bit.ly/2AEHV3T. Note: Current online faculty participating in the Online Proficiency Program can receive one point for successful completion of this workshop.

Academic Innovation & eLearning is offering a variety of workshops this semester on innovative teaching, internet accessibility and quality matters. Multiple open labs will also be offered. For full descriptions and to view a listing of all spring workshops by topic, visit https://www.llcc.edu/aiel/workshops-training. To register for a workshop, please follow the link under each session description and complete the online registration form.

Tomorrow’s Academic & Innovation eLearning workshops

LLCC Academic Innovation & eLearning is offering a variety of workshops this semester on innovative teaching, internet accessibility and quality matters. Multiple open labs will also be offered. At these open labs, you can stop by to ask questions and receive one-on-one support with Blackboard, SoftChalk, Ally and AFEIS.

The workshops being offered tomorrow are listed below:

  • Send Your Students on a Goosechase! – Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2-2:50 p.m. in S0119. New apps combining online digital resources and mobile technologies allow you to easily create digital scavenger hunts that will keep students engaged and make learning relative and fun for your students. Learn about the Goosechase edu app and how to create your own digital scavenger hunt. It is recommended that you download the free Goosechase App before the workshop date. Register at http://bit.ly/2FyukOQ. Note: Current online faculty participating in the Online Proficiency Program can receive one point for successful completion of this workshop.
  • General Open Lab – Wednesday, Feb. 20, 3-4 p.m. in S0119 – (no registration needed). Do you have questions about how to accomplish something in Blackboard, SoftChalk or Ally, or how to convert existing documents and files into an accessible format? Stop by our General Open Lab for one-on-one support.

For full descriptions and to view a listing of all spring workshops by topic, visit https://www.llcc.edu/aiel/workshops-training. To register for a workshop, please follow the link under each session description and complete the online registration form.

This week’s Academic Innovation & eLearning workshops

LLCC Academic Innovation & eLearning is offering a variety of workshops this semester on innovative teaching, internet accessibility and quality matters. Multiple open labs will also be offered. At these open labs, you can stop by to ask questions and receive one-on-one support with Blackboard, SoftChalk, Ally and AFEIS.

This week, the workshops listed below are being offered.

  • Imagining Creative Assignments for Your Content – Monday, Feb. 11,  2-2:50 p.m. in S0119. Are the assignments you are using the best assessment tools for your content area or are there better ways to assess how well your students are achieving the course learning outcomes? Bring a copy of your course learning outcomes to this lesson, and learn engaging, creative assignment options that can be used for assessment. Register at http://bit.ly/2SM2JNM. Note: Current online faculty participating in the Online Proficiency Program can receive two points for successful completion of this workshop. 
  • Captioning Your YouTube Videos Is Easier Than You Think! – Monday, Feb. 11, 3-3:50 p.m. in S0119. Videos need to include closed-captioning to comply with internet accessibility standards. Attend this workshop to find out how faculty, staff and students can easily integrate this functionality into new or existing videos they have created. To register, click here: http://bit.ly/2CcSpqX. Note: Current online faculty participating in the Online Proficiency Program can receive one point for successful completion of this workshop.
  • Breathing Life into Your Class with Active Learning – Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2-2:50 p.m. in S0119. The students of Generation Z thrive on fully-immersive educational experiences, enjoying the challenges of contributing to the learning process, participating in collaborative sessions and feeding off the energy of an interactive environment. This workshop will introduce you to active and collaborative learning strategies that can be used in your classroom. Register at http://bit.ly/2TDRhDM. Note: Current online faculty participating in the Online Proficiency Program can receive two points for successful completion of this workshop. 
  • General Open Lab – Wednesday, Feb. 13, 34 p.m. in S0119 – (no registration needed). Do you have questions about how to accomplish something in Blackboard, SoftChalk or Ally, or how to convert existing documents and files into an accessible format? Stop by our General Open Lab for one-on-onr support.

For full descriptions and to view a listing of all spring workshops by topic, visit https://www.llcc.edu/aiel/workshops-training. To register for a workshop, please follow the link under each session description and complete the online registration form.

This week’s Academic Innovation & eLearning workshops

LLCC Academic Innovation & eLearning is offering a variety of workshops this semester on innovative teaching, internet accessibility and quality matters. Multiple open labs will also be offered. At these open labs, you can stop by to ask questions and receive one-on-one support with Blackboard, SoftChalk, Ally and AFEIS.

This week, the workshops listed below are being offered.

  • Introducing … YOU! – Monday, Jan. 28,  2:-2:50 p.m. in S0119. Learn the essential elements of a professor introduction and various ways to create an introduction, see how other instructors are introducing themselves and begin personalizing your own introduction. Register at http://bit.ly/2D0IO8x. Note: Current online faculty participating in the Online Proficiency Program can receive two points for successful completion of this workshop.
  • Creating Internet Accessible PDFs – Monday, Jan. 28, 3-3:50 p.m. in M2260. Review Ally color indicators and learn how to use the Adobe accessibility checker. Prior to attending, look at your Ally results for PDFs which have scores in the orange and red range, and bring these files with you. Register at http://bit.ly/2M4ySha. Note: Current online faculty participating in the Online Proficiency Program can receive one point for successful completion of this workshop.
  • AEFIS Open Lab – Monday, Jan. 28, 3-4 p.m. in S0119 – (no registration needed).
  • Using Ally to Improve Internet Accessibility – Tuesday, Jan. 29,  10-10:50 a.m. in S0119. Using Ally with Blackboard facilitates the creation of a more inclusive online learning environment. This hands-on workshop will introduce Ally’s many capabilities. Register at http://bit.ly/2H1lZpe. Note: Current online faculty participating in the Online Proficiency Program can receive two points for successful completion of this workshop.
  • ISO the Academic Integrity of Instructional Materials: Seeking Permission and Source References– Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2-2:50 p.m. in S0119. Learn how to seek permission for use and resources to help you create a proper reference.  Register at http://bit.ly/2H0EbiA. Note: Current online faculty participating in the Online Proficiency Program can receive two points for successful completion of this workshop.
  • Creating Accessible Word Documents – Wednesday, Jan. 30,  3-3:50 p.m. in S0119. Review Ally color indicators and learn how to use Word’s accessibility checker.  Prior to attending, look at your Ally results for Word documents that have scores in the orange and red range, and bring these files with you. Register at http://bit.ly/2CdeQMy. Note: Current online faculty participating in the Online Proficiency Program can receive one point for successful completion of this workshop.
  • General Open Lab – Thursday, Jan. 31, 2-3 p.m. in S0119 – (no registration needed).

For full descriptions and to view a listing of all spring workshops by topic, visit https://www.llcc.edu/aiel/workshops-training. To register for a workshop, please follow the link under each session description and complete the online registration form.

Academic Innovation & eLearning spring workshops

LLCC Academic Innovation & eLearning is offering a variety of workshops this semester on innovative teaching, internet accessibility and quality matters. Multiple open labs will also be offered. At these open labs, you can stop by to ask questions and receive one-on-one support with Blackboard, SoftChalk, Ally and AFEIS.

To view a listing of workshops by topic, visit https://www.llcc.edu/aiel/workshops-training. To register for a workshop, please follow the link under each session description and complete the online registration form.

Today’s Academic Innovation and eLearning Workshop

LLCC Academic Innovation & eLearning is offering the following workshop today, May 1 from 10-10:30 a.m. in S0119. It will be led by Andy Mitkos, learning management systems coordinator:

Using Blackboard Reporting and Statistics to Improve Student Success

What can Blackboard tell you about your course and your students? Using the built-in statistics tools and Retention Center, Blackboard reports can tell you how and when your students are interacting with your course materials and content. This workshop will also address all the different areas of Blackboard that collect student data, as well as a discussion on how to interpret the data and use it to improve student success.

Register for this session at http://bit.ly/2CFWYfN.

Note: Current online faculty participating in the Online Proficiency Program can receive one point for successful completion of this workshop.

Today’s Academic Innovation & eLearning workshop

LLCC Academic Innovation & eLearning is offering the following workshop today:

Exploring Open Educational Resources through Blackboard

Andy Mitkos, learning management systems coordinator & Amy Chernowsky, instructional designer

Wednesday, April 25 from 10-10:30 a.m. in Sangamon Hall 0119

Not many people know that Blackboard has a built-in open educational resources system called Blackboard Open Content. This system is curated and contains course content for a wide variety of subjects. In this workshop, we will go through the process of looking at the different types of content available, finding content relevant to your course needs, and deploying that content in your Blackboard course shell. Register at http://bit.ly/2EY3bCe.

Note: Current online faculty participating in the Online Proficiency Program can receive one point for successful completion of this workshop.