Enhance Student Engagement in Your Course With Office 365 Tools

Posted on: March 19, 2021 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Tech Tips, Blended Instruction, Events & Training, Flexible & Resilient Teaching, News, Online Instruction, Tools & Services

laptop on a desk with Office 365 logo displayedIn partnership with North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU), Teaching and Learning Technologies (TLT) will offer an online workshop series designed to help you sharpen your knowledge of Microsoft’s Office 365 applications to better connect with students in blended courses.

Whether you’re a member of faculty or staff, you’ll explore an array of feature-rich tools and services in these interactive one-hour training sessions, with ample opportunity to ask questions following each event. All training sessions will be delivered through Microsoft Teams to encourage attendee engagement directly with the facilitator and collaboration with others. Learn more about each session below and register now to reserve your seat!

Engage & Amplify with Flipgrid

Wednesday, March 24 | 10 a.m.

Flipgrid is a video discussion platform that helps instructors see and hear from every student in class and foster a fun and supportive social learning environment. This session will explore how Flipgrid allows you to stay connected with your students asynchronously. You’ll learn how to create a Grid, Topics, share with students and discover ways to use Flipgrid within your course. We’ll also cover Microsoft Stream, which allows you and students to upload, view and share videos securely.

Inclusive Learning Tools 100

Thursday, March 25 | 10 a.m. 

In inclusive classrooms, students are supported in all aspects of learning, exploring ideas and expressing their views. Join us for a session to demonstrate accessibility tools from Microsoft that help faculty provide personalized learning and offer students an improved experience and equal opportunity in the classroom.

Microsoft Teams EDU 200

Wednesday, March 31 | 10 a.m.

If you’ve used Microsoft Teams, but haven’t considered it as a collaborative hub for your course, join us for a rundown of the tool’s advanced features, including Live Events and Breakout Rooms.

OneNote Class Notebook

Thursday, April 1 | 10 a.m.

Connection through collaboration with an app like OneNote can be helpful in a variety of online and blended courses. In this session, you’ll learn about the benefits of using OneNote as a digital class notebook, which allows instructors and students to collaborate, design, construct, plan and curate all in one place, and with an instructor-guided framework that allows for content distribution, grading, LMS integration and quick feedback cycles.

Microsoft 365 Tips & Tricks

Wednesday, April 7 | 10 a.m.

Join this introductory session to learn how you can create collaborative and impactful learning environments for your students using Office 365 tools. You’ll increase your knowledge and build confidence in hybrid/remote teaching and learning.​

If you have any questions, contact TLT or schedule a one-on-one consultation.

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Tarah Holland

Tarah Holland is a Digital Content Strategist at Elon University.

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