A&II Workshops

A&II presents our Fall 2019 workshops & office hours!

 

Here are the workshops and campus visits A&II is offering this fall. You can also browse our full catalog of workshops, and register here.

 

Canvas

 

Canvas Basics @ OAK, SAC, SFP, and Online

 

This introductory workshop is designed for new faculty or faculty who are ready to take the next steps in adding and organizing content to a Canvas shell. SMU Canvas Best Practices will be introduced. Bring your laptop.

Workshop outcomes:

  • Build a course in Canvas that includes modules, assignments and assignment groups, and navigation.
  • Modify personal settings and notifications.

Sessions:

  • Tuesday, September 24, 11:00–12:00, SFP Room 305 (presented by Lauren Oliveira)
  • Tuesday, September 24, 12:00–1:00, Webex (presented by Michelle Boyd & Lauren Oliveira)
  • Thursday, September 26, 9:30–10:30, OAK HEC 220 (presented by Michelle Boyd & Lauren Oliveira)
  • Friday, September 27, 12:00–1:00, Webex (presented by Michelle Boyd & Lauren Oliveira)
  • Wednesday, October 2, 10:00–11:00, OAK 3300 Webster Third-Floor Conference Room (presented by Michelle Boyd & Lauren Oliveira)
  • Friday, October 4, 12:00–1:00, Webex (presented by Michelle Boyd & Lauren Oliveira)
  • Tuesday, October 8, 12:00–1:00, OAK 3300 Webster Third-Floor Conference Room (presented by Michelle Boyd & Lauren Oliveira)
  • Tuesday, October 15, 12:00–1:00, SFP Room 305 (presented by Lauren Oliveira)
  • Friday, October 18, 12:00–1:00, Webex (presented by Michelle Boyd & Lauren Oliveira)
  • Tuesday, October 22, 12:00–1:00, Webex (presented by Michelle Boyd & Lauren Oliveira)
  • Wednesday, October 23, 2:00–3:00, OAK PMOB 380 (presented by Michelle Boyd & Lauren Oliveira)
  • Tuesday, October 29, 11:00–12:00, SAC Visiting Office (presented by Michelle Boyd)
  • Friday, November 1, 12:00–1:00, Webex (presented by Michelle Boyd & Lauren Oliveira)
  • Tuesday, November 5, 12:00–1:00, Webex (presented by Michelle Boyd & Lauren Oliveira)
  • Tuesday, November 5, 1:00–2:00, SFP Room 305 (presented by Lauren Oliveira)
  • Tuesday, November 19, 2:00–3:00, SAC Visiting Office (presented by Michelle Boyd)
  • Tuesday, December 3, 2:00–3:00, SFP Room 305 (presented by Lauren Oliveira)

Register here.

 

Canvas Quizzes @ OAK

 

Create thought-provoking quiz questions you can use to assess student learning. Include images, websites, videos, and more in your quizzes. Provide immediate constructive feedback to students for each answer they select. Learn how you can build question banks and reuse questions you've created in any of the courses you teach.

We’re going to create a short Canvas quiz, so bring your laptop and a few questions for a quiz.

Workshop outcomes:

  • Determine how different types of quizzes can be created and used in Canvas.
  • Create quiz questions in various formats and include different types of media.
  • Build question banks for use with quizzes and exams.
  • Configure Canvas quizzes to require that students use Respondus LockDown Browser.
  • Find and view student quiz results.

Sessions (presented by Beverly Saar):

  • Tuesday, September 24, 1:30–2:30, OAK 3300 Webster Third-Floor Conference Room
  • Wednesday, October 2, 1:00–2:00, OAK 3300 Webster Third-Floor Conference Room
  • Tuesday, October 15, 11:00–12:00, OAK 3300 Webster Third-Floor Conference Room
  • Tuesday, October 29 3, 1:00–2:00, OAK 3300 Webster Third-Floor Conference Room

Register here.

 

Advanced Canvas @ OAK, SAC, and SFP

 

Learn to use advanced Canvas features to improve your productivity. Bring your questions and we'll brainstorm together!

Workshop outcomes:

  • Undelete a page or revert to a previous version of a page.
  • Drop the lowest quiz score(s).
  • Email all students who haven't turned in an assignment.
  • Create web conferences in Canvas.

Sessions (presented by Adriane Kiefling & Liz Winer):

  • Thursday, October 10, 1:00–2:00, OAK 3100 Summit Room 3479
  • Tuesday, October 15, 1:00–2:00, SAC Third-Floor Conference Room
  • Wednesday, October 30, 11:00–12:00, SFP Third-Floor Conference Room

Register here.

 

Canvas Best Practices @ OAK, SAC, and Online

 

Take the first steps in re-organizing your courses using Canvas best practices. Learn how to save time updating your syllabus and the rest of your course for future terms. Discover how to enable your students to quickly find the content they're looking for. Familiarize yourself with Canvas features that clarify student expectations. Bring your laptop for this hands-on workshop.

Workshop outcomes:

  • Identify components of your course where Canvas best practices will offer greater student clarity.
  • Use Canvas features to save time in course setup and improve student understanding of expectations.

Sessions (presented by Christine Broz):

  • Thursday, September 26, 2:30–3:30, OAK HEC Room 201
  • Tuesday, October 1, 2:00–3:00, OAK CIEL Conference Room (3300 Webster, Suite 308)
  • Friday, October 4, 11:00–12:00, Webex
  • Tuesday, November 12, 1:00–2:00, SAC Visiting Office

Register here.

Panopto

 

Engage Your Students with Video: Panopto Overview @ OAK and Online

 

Panopto is a robust, student-centered, one-stop video management system enabling you to record, store, edit, and share videos. You can add video quizzes, PDFs, weblinks, and embed YouTube videos in Panopto. In this session you'll see how students can control their learning experience using the Panopto player’s interactive features, enabling you to design your recordings to make learning with video active and engaging.

Workshop outcomes:

  • Navigate the Panopto video player’s features for engagement, interaction, and assessment.
  • Become familiar with the Panopto recorder and recording scenarios.
  • Identify resources for getting started with Panopto.

Sessions:

  • Thursday, September 26, 11:00–12:00, OAK 3300 Webster Third-Floor Conference Room (presented by Beverly Saar)
  • Tuesday, October 1, 9:00–10:00, Webex (presented by Elba Rios)
  • Wednesday, October 2, 11:00–12:00, OAK Room TBD(presented by Elba Rios)
  • Friday, October 4, 9:00–10:00, Webex (presented by Elba Rios)
  • Tuesday, October 8, 9:00–10:00, Webex (presented by Elba Rios)
  • Tuesday, October 8, 11:00–12:00, OAK Room TBD(presented by Elba Rios)
  • Friday, October 11, 9:00–10:00, Webex (presented by Elba Rios)
  • Friday, October 18, 9:00–10:00, Webex (presented by Elba Rios)

Register here.

 

Check for Understanding: Add Quiz Questions to Panopto Videos @ SAC & Online

 

Keep your students engaged in the video content. Do a pre-test, check for understanding throughout the video, or just add a quiz at the end. With Panopto quizzes, you emphasize what's important. Based on quiz results you can also make adjustments to the delivery of your content. With the Canvas/Panopto integration you can opt to automatically import quiz results to the Canvas gradebook.

In this workshop you'll learn about the Panopto quiz feature, what a quiz looks like, how to read results, and about the adjustments you can make to help students improve quiz results and overall class performance.

Prerequisite:

Workshop outcomes:

  • Create Panopto quiz with True/False, Multiple Choice, Multiple Select, Fill in the Blank.
  • Create a Panopto quiz reporting assignment in Canvas.
  • Understand options for assessing quiz results in Panopto or Canvas.

Sessions (presented by Elba Rios):

  • Monday, October 7, 9:30–10:30, SAC Room TBD
  • Wednesday, October 9, 9:00–10:00, Webex
  • Thursday, October 10, 9:00–10:00, Webex
  • Wednesday, October 16, 9:00–10:00, Webex
  • Thursday, October 17, 9:00–10:00, Webex
  • Wednesday, October 23, 9:00–10:00, Webex
  • Thursday, October 24, 9:00–10:00, Webex

Register here.

 

Viewing Trends & Behaviors with Panopto Analytics @ Online

 

Are students viewing videos? Are they prepared prior to class meetings? Learn about viewing trends by video, by student, by class, and much more. You'll also learn how to use analytics to improve your students' viewing experience, and you'll explore strategies for using video to make learning effective.

Workshop outcomes:

  • Access analytics data by folder, by video, by student.
  • Create an analytics report and export it to Excel.
  • List three strategies to improve viewing.
  • List three strategies for improving content presentation on video.

Sessions (presented by Elba Rios):

  • Tuesday, October 15, 9:00–10:00, Webex
  • Tuesday, October 22, 9:00–10:00, Webex
  • Tuesday, October 29, 9:00–10:00, Webex
  • Tuesday, November 5, 9:00–10:00, Webex

Register here.

 

Beyond Lecture Capture: Content Reviews on Video @ OAK

 

Produce engaging and educational video content that will stick with students. Learn how you can create supplemental material not covered in class, review complex concepts, or reinforce content. Learn about the time saving benefits for faculty and students, and how video makes a difference for “B” and “C” students. No previous video experience is required. We will get your computer set up for recording short videos, so be sure to bring your laptop and your ideas.

Workshop outcomes:

  • Install the Panopto Recorder on your laptop computer.
  • Set optimal Panopto Recorder preferences and settings for your video recordings.
  • Become familiar with Panopto video player features.
  • Record, upload, and view a Panopto video.

Sessions (presented by Elba Rios):

  • Thursday, October 31, 11:00–12:00, OAK Room TBD
  • Friday, November 1, 11:00–12:00, OAK Room TBD

Register here.

 

Anywhere, Anytime: Mobile Video with Panopto @ OAK & SAC

 

Take advantage of mobile device efficiency, flexibility, anywhere, anytime. Discover the video apps and tools on your mobile device that can help mainstream your lectures, presentations, and skills demonstrations. See how you can do screen captures while speaking, annotating and marking content.

Workshop outcomes:

  • Install the Panopto Recorder app on your mobile device.
  • Record a short video using the Panopto Recorder app.
  • Record a screen capture with mobile device native app.
  • Upload video to Panopto.

Sessions (presented by Elba Rios):

  • Wednesday, October 16, 3:00–4:00, OAK Room TBD
  • Friday, October 18, 1:00–2:00, OAK Room TBD
  • Tuesday, October 22, 10:00–11:00, OAK Room TBD
  • Wednesday, October 23, 1:00–2:00, OAK Room TBD
  • Tuesday, November 5, 9:30–10:30, SAC Room TBD

Register here.

 

Students Behind the Camera: Assess with Video Assignments @ OAK, SAC, and Online

 

Assess student skills and knowledge with video assignments. Learn how students can demonstrate clinical skills, present clinical cases, or do a class presentation on video. Learn the easy steps for creating a video assignment in Canvas and the differences between Canvas Media and Panopto videos. Become familiar with how students submit videos. Learn how to grade video assignments in Speed Grader.

Workshop outcomes:

  • Activate the Panotpo “Assignment Folder.”
  • Create a video assignment in Canvas.
  • Review best practices for assessing videos in Speed Grader.

Sessions (presented by Elba Rios):

  • Wednesday, October 2, 9:00–10:00, Webex
  • Thursday, October 3, 9:00–10:00, Webex
  • Thursday, October 10, 11:00–12:00, Webex
  • Friday, October 11, 11:00–12:00, Webex
  • Friday, October 18, 3:00–4:00, OAK Room TBD
  • Monday, October 21, 9:30–10:30, SAC Room TBD
  • Thursday, October 24, 10:00–11:00, OAK Room TBD
  • Wednesday, October 30, 1:00–2:00, OAK Room TBD

Register here.

Pedagogy

 

Assignment Designer @ OAK and SAC

 

Explore the use of new digital course-level curriculum mapping and assignment design tools to visualize and provide insight for improving teaching and learning.

Workshop outcomes:

  • Evaluate an assignment using guidelines and student work to identify areas for improvement.
  • Examine assignment to CLO alignment with visual mapping.
  • Create assignment and course improvement plans.

Sessions (presented by Christine Broz):

  • Monday, November 4, 11:00–12:00, OAK CIEL Conference Room (3300 Webster, Suite 308)
  • Tuesday, November 12, 11:00–12:00, SAC Visiting Office

Register here.

 

Intro to Flipped Learning @ OAK

 

Flipped learning is more than putting lectures online. It is a pedagogical approach that invites and enables a vibrant, active classroom learning environment where students can engage in critical thinking instead of just absorbing content.

Workshop outcomes:

  • Identify the four pillars of flipped learning.
  • Analyze a single challenging lesson or module in an existing class.
  • Evaluate the challenge and how it can be taught differently using a flipped learning pillar.
  • Create a flipped learning assignment plan.

Sessions (presented by Ellie Hoffman & Liz Winer):

  • Tuesday, October 29, 2:00–3:00, OAK HEC 201

Register here.

 

Design Effective Rubrics @ OAK

 

Workshop participants will create or refine a rubric with clear performance criteria for one assignment.

Workshop outcomes:

  • Review samples of effective developmental and grading rubrics.
  • Calibrate a rubric.
  • Identify the stages of the rubric design process.
  • Create or refine a rubric for one assignment.

Sessions (presented by Valerie Landau):

  • Thursday, October 10, 3:00–4:00, OAK CIEL Commons (3300 Webster, Suite 308)

Register here.

 

Techniques for Engaging Students @ OAK

 

In this workshop faculty will practice techniques proven to facilitate learning and improve long-term memory. Bring a lecture presentation that you want to make more engaging and a laptop.

Workshop outcomes:

Participants will design modifications to an existing lecture that promote:

  • Activation of prior knowledge
  • Creating mental models
  • Asking essential questions
  • Pausing for engagement
  • Create study guides
  • Encourage articulation
  • Quiz frequently
  • Encourage reflection

Sessions (presented by Valerie Landau and Christine Broz):

  • Thursday, October 24, 2:00–3:00, OAK CIEL Commons (3300 Webster, Suite 308)

Register here.

Office Hours

 

Office Hours @ SAC

 

Learn about instructional topics of your choice or get answers to your questions about Canvas or Panopto. Come by yourself, or bring a group! We'll contact you ahead of time to find out what you'd like to explore and to schedule your time.

Sessions:

  • Monday, October 7, 10:30–3:00, SAC Room TBD (offered by Elba Rios)
  • Monday, October 21, 10:30–3:00, SAC Room TBD (offered by Elba Rios)
  • Tuesday, November 5, 10:30–3:00, SAC Room TBD (offered by Elba Rios)
  • Tuesday, November 19, 9:30–3:30, SAC Room TBD (offered by Michelle Boyd)

Register here.

 

Office Hours @ SFP

 

Learn about instructional topics of your choice or get answers to your questions about Canvas or Panopto. Come by yourself, or bring a group! We'll contact you ahead of time to find out what you'd like to explore and to schedule your time.

Sessions:

  • Tuesday, September 24, 10:00–3:30, SFP Room 305 (offered by Lauren Oliveira)
  • Tuesday, October 15, 10:00–3:30, SFP Room 305 (offered by Lauren Oliveira)
  • Wednesday, October 30, 12:00–3:00, SFP Room 305 (offered by Liz Winer)
  • Tuesday, November 5, 10:00–3:30, SFP Room 305 (offered by Lauren Oliveira)
  • Tuesday, December 3, 10:00–3:00–3:30, SFP Room 305 (offered by Lauren Oliveira)

Register here.

Workshops for Students

 

Beyond Passive Viewing: Engage and Interact with Panopto Videos @ OAK

 

Panopto is a robust, student-centered, one-stop video management system enabling you to view, take notes, discuss, and bookmark. You can take video quizzes, download PDFs, access web links, and even view embedded YouTube videos in Panopto. In addition, you can record, edit, and submit video assignments. In this session you'll learn how to control your own learning experience using the Panopto player’s interactive and engagement features.

Workshop outcomes:

  • Navigate the Panopto video player’s features for engagement, interaction, and collaboration.
  • Add and share notes to a video.
  • Engage in a video discussion.
  • Explore accessibility features.

Sessions (presented by Elba Rios in partnership with Katherine LeRoy, Assistant Director, Academic Support)

  • Tuesday, October 1, 12:00–1:00, OAK HEC 311

Register here.

 

Students Behind the Camera: Submit Video Assignments @ OAK

 

Explore different tools for recording and submitting video assignments. Learn how you can demonstrate clinical skills, present clinical cases, or make a class presentation on video using your computer. Learn about best practices for making an impacting video.

Workshop outcomes:

  • Install the Panopto Recorder on your laptop computer.
  • Record and submit a short video.
  • Upload and submit a short video.
  • Comment and confirm.

Sessions (presented by Elba Rios):

  • Wednesday, October 9, 12:00–1:00, OAK HEC 311

Register here.

 

Anywhere, Anytime: Mobile Video with Panopto @ OAK

 

Explore different tools for recording and submitting video assignments. Learn how you can demonstrate clinical skills, present clinical cases, or make a class presentation on video using your mobile device. Learn about best practices for making an impacting video.

Workshop outcomes:

  • Install the Panopto Recorder app on your mobile device.
  • Record a short video using the Panopto Recorder app.
  • Submit a video assignment.

Sessions (presented by Elba Rios):

  • Thursday, October 17, 12:00–1:00, OAK HEC 311

Register here.