Professional Development Workshops

This page lists the formally scheduled workshops and office hours offered through the Center for Teaching Excellence and Technology Enhanced Learning.

Guidelines for Teaching Effectively with Zoom (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

Co-facilitated by John Locke and Jessamyn Neuhaus, this workshop offers an overview of Zoom tool basics plus tips for using Zoom to meet your pedagogical goals. Zoom meeting link and password will be available on the CTE Moodle site.

Friday, August 14, 2020 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Zoom (Online)

Adobe Premiere: Strictly Editing (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

This is a no-nonsense, nuts-and-bolts session to learn the very basics of editing video in Adobe Premiere. If you sign up for this workshop, we're assuming you've already shot some video, collected some graphics, and you just want to put it together. Whatever we can't cover in the workshop, we will finish up through individually scheduled consultations.

Friday, August 14, 2020 from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Zoom (Online)

Classroom Management using Zoom: a Practicum (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

This synchronous Zoom session provides faculty hands on experience with the various functions of Zoom as they apply to remote classroom management.

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 from 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM - Zoom (Online)

Classroom Management using Zoom: a Practicum (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

This synchronous Zoom session provides faculty hands on experience with the various functions of Zoom as they apply to remote classroom management.

Thursday, August 20, 2020 from 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM - Zoom (Online)

Adobe Premiere: Strictly Editing (Seats available for faculty, staff, and students.)

This is a no-nonsense, nuts-and-bolts session to learn the very basics of editing video in Adobe Premiere. If you sign up for this workshop, we're assuming you've already shot some video, collected some graphics, and you just want to put it together. Whatever we can't cover in the workshop, we will finish up through individually scheduled consultations.

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Zoom (Online)

Moodle: Course Site Creation and Management (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

This workshop introduces the processes by which course sites are created, populated (with rosters and teaching materials), backed up, and restored.

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Zoom (Online)

Adobe Premiere: Strictly Editing (Seats available for faculty, staff, and students.)

This is a no-nonsense, nuts-and-bolts session to learn the very basics of editing video in Adobe Premiere. If you sign up for this workshop, we're assuming you've already shot some video, collected some graphics, and you just want to put it together. Whatever we can't cover in the workshop, we will finish up through individually scheduled consultations.

Thursday, September 3, 2020 from 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM - Zoom (Online)

Moodle: Faculty Quick Start (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

This 3-hour workshop will provide participants with all they need to get started with MOODLE, including an introduction to creating course sites, posting content, and collecting assignments.

Friday, September 4, 2020 from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Zoom (Online)

Adobe Premiere: Strictly Editing (Seats available for faculty, staff, and students.)

This is a no-nonsense, nuts-and-bolts session to learn the very basics of editing video in Adobe Premiere. If you sign up for this workshop, we're assuming you've already shot some video, collected some graphics, and you just want to put it together. Whatever we can't cover in the workshop, we will finish up through individually scheduled consultations.

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Zoom (Online)

Moodle: Resources (pages, files, labels, links) (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

This workshop covers the creation and use of the resource objects (pages, urls, files, folders, labels) that can be added to Moodle sites.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Zoom (Online)

Adobe Premiere: Strictly Editing (Seats available for faculty, staff, and students.)

This is a no-nonsense, nuts-and-bolts session to learn the very basics of editing video in Adobe Premiere. If you sign up for this workshop, we're assuming you've already shot some video, collected some graphics, and you just want to put it together. Whatever we can't cover in the workshop, we will finish up through individually scheduled consultations.

Thursday, September 10, 2020 from 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Zoom (Online)

Moodle: Accessibility (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

This workshop will take you through best practices for accessibility, helping you ensure that your Moodle course site works well for all students.

Friday, September 11, 2020 from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Zoom (Online)

Moodle: Online Class Discussions - Forums (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

This workshop introduces the creation, management, and effective use of Moodle discussion forums.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Zoom (Online)

Moodle: Grades and Gradebook (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

This workshop covers the management of gradebooks for Moodle course sites.

Friday, September 18, 2020 from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Zoom (Online)

Moodle: Collecting Student Submissions - Assignments (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

This workshop covers the creation, management, and grading of Moodle's "Assignments" (dropboxes).

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Zoom (Online)

Moodle: Glossary and Database activities (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

How to use glossaries and databases

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Zoom (Online)

Moodle: Building Quizzes (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

This workshop covers the creation, management, and grading of quizzes in Moodle and includes a discussion of Moodle's Question Bank.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Zoom (Online)

Moodle: Surveying Your Students (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

How to use Choice (polls) and Feedback (surveys) to enhance your online teaching.

Friday, October 9, 2020 from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Zoom (Online)

Moodle: Accessibility (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

This workshop will take you through best practices for accessibility, helping you ensure that your Moodle course site works well for all students.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Zoom (Online)

Moodle: Analyzing Student Activity in Your Course Site (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

This workshop takes you into Moodle's reports, logs, and the Engagement Analytics block, providing you with the data that can help you tweak your course, where needed, assess the utility of course content, analyze quiz data, and monitor student behavior.

Friday, October 16, 2020 from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Zoom (Online)

Moodle: Grades and Gradebook (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

This workshop covers the management of gradebooks for Moodle course sites.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Zoom (Online)


Contact Information

For more information about Technology Enhanced Learning workshops, please contact:

Peter Friesen
Email: friesep@plattsburgh.edu

Last Updated 7/25/18