TLT Offers Spring Training Opportunities for Instructors and Staff

Posted on: March 3, 2021 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Tech Tips

New Training Opportunities from Teaching & Learning TechnologiesIf you’re an Elon instructor or staff member, don’t miss out on upcoming virtual training sessions offered by Teaching and Learning Technologies (TLT). Whether you want to infuse creativity into your blended courses, explore better ways to manage recorded lectures and meetings, improve your Moodle skills or learn how to easily create stunning graphics for departmental social media pages or course projects, these one-hour sessions and on-demand options will encourage you to experiment with a variety of technology tools as you collaborate with students and colleagues, in and out of the classroom.

Hypothesis: Beyond the Basics

March 10
1:30 p.m.—2:30 p.m.

In this workshop, you will use learn how to use Hypothesis to create a supportive and scaffolded learning environment that uses social annotation. You’ll also learn the steps necessary to empower students to create meaningful annotations, as you also enhance their learning experience and expand the collaborative nature of your course. We’ll also explore options for using Hypothesis in small groups. This will be led by our Hypothesis Customer Success Specialist Becky George and TLT staff. Register for the Session

Kaltura Basics: Record, Access, Upload

March 24
12:30 p.m.—1:30 p.m.

Join TLT staff for a workshop on the basics of Kaltura. We’ll show you how to record, then access recordings and also how to add those recordings to your Moodle site. You’ll also learn how to collaborate with others and share your videos through email or Kaltura Media. Register for the Session

Add Interactivity to Your Moodle Course

March 17
12:30 p.m.—1:30 p.m.

Discover a variety of ways to add interactive elements to your Moodle course. We’ll focus on H5P, an activity that allows instructors to create a wide range of interactive content, from appealing visual content to drag-and-drop activities and knowledge checks. We’ll also discuss the Lesson activity, which allows instructors to create adaptive content, and other tools that can help you incorporate interactivity into your course. Register for the Session

Fire Up Creativity in Your Course with Adobe Spark

March 31
12:30 p.m.—1:30 p.m.

Easily create multimedia projects and present information in new, creative ways with Adobe Spark, an online and mobile design application. In this session, we’ll take a tour of the tool and its three components — Post, Page and Video. We’ll also delve into the many ways you and your students might use Spark to tell digital stories, create infographics, develop portfolios and explain complex concepts using visual information. For inspiration, we’ll also view an array of Spark projects to help you generate ideas for your next project. Register for the Session

Manage Your Moodle Gradebook

Blog Series Beginning March 22

Moodle Gradebook is a powerful tool that can help you effectively manage grades and share feedback with students. In this blog series, you’ll learn the steps to set up Gradebook for your course, how to enter and weigh grades and tips to help you avoid common issues. You’ll also find best practices to help you streamline your grading process. Be sure to follow the Technology Blog and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to make sure you don’t miss the series.


Tarah Holland

Tarah Holland is a Digital Content Strategist at Elon University.

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