Professional Development Workshops

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

Office Hours (John Locke) (Seats available for faculty, staff, and students.)

An Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Locke's expertise covers Moodle, multimedia applications (Especially Adobe Creative Suite), course design and redesign, and online pedagogy.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Feinberg Library 303

Office Hour (Peter Friesen via Zoom) (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

A Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Dr. Peter Friesen's expertise covers the Moodle learning management system, the Mahara ePortfolio, and a variety of multimedia applications. The session will be conducted via Zoom.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 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 22, 2021 from 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM - Zoom (Online)

Using Un-Essays to Increase Student Engagement and Inclusion (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

What's an "un-essay?" A student-generated research project that can take almost any form, except the traditional written essay (or exam) and advocates say it increases engagement and inclusion. Maybe it would be a great addition to your teaching tool kit too!

Thursday, September 23, 2021 from 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM - Zoom (Online)

Office Hour (Peter Friesen via Zoom) (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

A Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Dr. Peter Friesen's expertise covers the Moodle learning management system, the Mahara ePortfolio, and a variety of multimedia applications. The session will be conducted via Zoom.

Thursday, September 23, 2021 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 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.

Thursday, September 23, 2021 from 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM - Zoom (Online)

Using Un-Essays to Increase Student Engagement and Inclusion (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

What's an "un-essay?" A student-generated research project that can take almost any form, except the traditional written essay (or exam) and advocates say it increases engagement and inclusion. Maybe it would be a great addition to your teaching tool kit too!

Friday, September 24, 2021 from 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM - To Be Announced .

Office Hours (John Locke) (Seats available for faculty, staff, and students.)

An Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Locke's expertise covers Moodle, multimedia applications (Especially Adobe Creative Suite), course design and redesign, and online pedagogy.

Friday, September 24, 2021 from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Feinberg Library 303

Office Hours (John Locke) (Seats available for faculty, staff, and students.)

An Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Locke's expertise covers Moodle, multimedia applications (Especially Adobe Creative Suite), course design and redesign, and online pedagogy.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Feinberg Library 303

Office Hours (John Locke) (Seats available for faculty, staff, and students.)

An Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Locke's expertise covers Moodle, multimedia applications (Especially Adobe Creative Suite), course design and redesign, and online pedagogy.

Friday, October 1, 2021 from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Feinberg Library 303

Office Hours (John Locke) (Seats available for faculty, staff, and students.)

An Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Locke's expertise covers Moodle, multimedia applications (Especially Adobe Creative Suite), course design and redesign, and online pedagogy.

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Feinberg Library 303

Office Hour (Peter Friesen via Zoom) (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

A Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Dr. Peter Friesen's expertise covers the Moodle learning management system, the Mahara ePortfolio, and a variety of multimedia applications. The session will be conducted via Zoom.

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Zoom (Online)

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

How to use glossaries and databases

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 from 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM - Zoom (Online)

Office Hour (Peter Friesen via Zoom) (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

A Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Dr. Peter Friesen's expertise covers the Moodle learning management system, the Mahara ePortfolio, and a variety of multimedia applications. The session will be conducted via Zoom.

Thursday, October 7, 2021 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Zoom (Online)

Online Narratives and Presentations: Sway (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

The 90-minute "Online Narratives: Sway" workshop introduces Microsoft Sway, a program for creating and delivering visually attractive online presentations and narratives.

Thursday, October 7, 2021 from 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM - Zoom (Online)

Office Hours (John Locke) (Seats available for faculty, staff, and students.)

An Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Locke's expertise covers Moodle, multimedia applications (Especially Adobe Creative Suite), course design and redesign, and online pedagogy.

Friday, October 8, 2021 from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Feinberg Library 303

Office Hours (John Locke) (Seats available for faculty, staff, and students.)

An Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Locke's expertise covers Moodle, multimedia applications (Especially Adobe Creative Suite), course design and redesign, and online pedagogy.

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Feinberg Library 303

Office Hour (Peter Friesen via Zoom) (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

A Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Dr. Peter Friesen's expertise covers the Moodle learning management system, the Mahara ePortfolio, and a variety of multimedia applications. The session will be conducted via Zoom.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 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 13, 2021 from 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM - Zoom (Online)

Office Hour (Peter Friesen via Zoom) (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

A Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Dr. Peter Friesen's expertise covers the Moodle learning management system, the Mahara ePortfolio, and a variety of multimedia applications. The session will be conducted via Zoom.

Thursday, October 14, 2021 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 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.

Thursday, October 14, 2021 from 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM - Zoom (Online)

Office Hours (John Locke) (Seats available for faculty, staff, and students.)

An Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Locke's expertise covers Moodle, multimedia applications (Especially Adobe Creative Suite), course design and redesign, and online pedagogy.

Friday, October 15, 2021 from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Feinberg Library 303

Office Hours (John Locke) (Seats available for faculty, staff, and students.)

An Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Locke's expertise covers Moodle, multimedia applications (Especially Adobe Creative Suite), course design and redesign, and online pedagogy.

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Feinberg Library 303

Office Hour (Peter Friesen via Zoom) (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

A Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Dr. Peter Friesen's expertise covers the Moodle learning management system, the Mahara ePortfolio, and a variety of multimedia applications. The session will be conducted via Zoom.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - 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.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 from 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM - Zoom (Online)

Office Hour (Peter Friesen via Zoom) (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

A Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Dr. Peter Friesen's expertise covers the Moodle learning management system, the Mahara ePortfolio, and a variety of multimedia applications. The session will be conducted via Zoom.

Thursday, October 21, 2021 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 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.

Thursday, October 21, 2021 from 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM - Zoom (Online)

Office Hours (John Locke) (Seats available for faculty, staff, and students.)

An Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Locke's expertise covers Moodle, multimedia applications (Especially Adobe Creative Suite), course design and redesign, and online pedagogy.

Friday, October 22, 2021 from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Feinberg Library 303

Office Hours (John Locke) (Seats available for faculty, staff, and students.)

An Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Locke's expertise covers Moodle, multimedia applications (Especially Adobe Creative Suite), course design and redesign, and online pedagogy.

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Feinberg Library 303

Office Hour (Peter Friesen via Zoom) (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

A Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Dr. Peter Friesen's expertise covers the Moodle learning management system, the Mahara ePortfolio, and a variety of multimedia applications. The session will be conducted via Zoom.

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 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 27, 2021 from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Zoom (Online)

Office Hour (Peter Friesen via Zoom) (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

A Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Dr. Peter Friesen's expertise covers the Moodle learning management system, the Mahara ePortfolio, and a variety of multimedia applications. The session will be conducted via Zoom.

Thursday, October 28, 2021 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Zoom (Online)

Using Un-Grading to Empower Authentic Student Learning (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

Overview of research showing negative impact of traditional grading practices on learning and exploration of ways "un-grading" can empower students to take responsibility for and locate more meaning and relevance in learning.

Thursday, October 28, 2021 from 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM - Zoom (Online)

Office Hours (John Locke) (Seats available for faculty, staff, and students.)

An Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Locke's expertise covers Moodle, multimedia applications (Especially Adobe Creative Suite), course design and redesign, and online pedagogy.

Friday, October 29, 2021 from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Feinberg Library 303

Using Un-Grading to Empower Authentic Student Learning (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

Overview of research showing negative impact of traditional grading practices on learning and exploration of ways "un-grading" can empower students to take responsibility for and locate more meaning and relevance in learning.

Friday, October 29, 2021 from 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM - To Be Announced .

Office Hours (John Locke) (Seats available for faculty, staff, and students.)

An Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Locke's expertise covers Moodle, multimedia applications (Especially Adobe Creative Suite), course design and redesign, and online pedagogy.

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Feinberg Library 303

Office Hour (Peter Friesen via Zoom) (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

A Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Dr. Peter Friesen's expertise covers the Moodle learning management system, the Mahara ePortfolio, and a variety of multimedia applications. The session will be conducted via Zoom.

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Zoom (Online)

Office Hour (Peter Friesen via Zoom) (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

A Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Dr. Peter Friesen's expertise covers the Moodle learning management system, the Mahara ePortfolio, and a variety of multimedia applications. The session will be conducted via Zoom.

Thursday, November 4, 2021 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Zoom (Online)

Office Hours (John Locke) (Seats available for faculty, staff, and students.)

An Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Locke's expertise covers Moodle, multimedia applications (Especially Adobe Creative Suite), course design and redesign, and online pedagogy.

Friday, November 5, 2021 from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Feinberg Library 303

Office Hours (John Locke) (Seats available for faculty, staff, and students.)

An Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Locke's expertise covers Moodle, multimedia applications (Especially Adobe Creative Suite), course design and redesign, and online pedagogy.

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Feinberg Library 303

Office Hour (Peter Friesen via Zoom) (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

A Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Dr. Peter Friesen's expertise covers the Moodle learning management system, the Mahara ePortfolio, and a variety of multimedia applications. The session will be conducted via Zoom.

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Zoom (Online)

Office Hour (Peter Friesen via Zoom) (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

A Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Dr. Peter Friesen's expertise covers the Moodle learning management system, the Mahara ePortfolio, and a variety of multimedia applications. The session will be conducted via Zoom.

Thursday, November 11, 2021 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Zoom (Online)

Office Hours (John Locke) (Seats available for faculty, staff, and students.)

An Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Locke's expertise covers Moodle, multimedia applications (Especially Adobe Creative Suite), course design and redesign, and online pedagogy.

Friday, November 12, 2021 from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Feinberg Library 303

Office Hours (John Locke) (Seats available for faculty, staff, and students.)

An Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Locke's expertise covers Moodle, multimedia applications (Especially Adobe Creative Suite), course design and redesign, and online pedagogy.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Feinberg Library 303

Office Hour (Peter Friesen via Zoom) (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

A Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Dr. Peter Friesen's expertise covers the Moodle learning management system, the Mahara ePortfolio, and a variety of multimedia applications. The session will be conducted via Zoom.

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Zoom (Online)

Office Hour (Peter Friesen via Zoom) (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

A Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Dr. Peter Friesen's expertise covers the Moodle learning management system, the Mahara ePortfolio, and a variety of multimedia applications. The session will be conducted via Zoom.

Thursday, November 18, 2021 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Zoom (Online)

Office Hours (John Locke) (Seats available for faculty, staff, and students.)

An Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Locke's expertise covers Moodle, multimedia applications (Especially Adobe Creative Suite), course design and redesign, and online pedagogy.

Friday, November 19, 2021 from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Feinberg Library 303

Office Hours (John Locke) (Seats available for faculty, staff, and students.)

An Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Locke's expertise covers Moodle, multimedia applications (Especially Adobe Creative Suite), course design and redesign, and online pedagogy.

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Feinberg Library 303

Office Hour (Peter Friesen via Zoom) (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

A Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Dr. Peter Friesen's expertise covers the Moodle learning management system, the Mahara ePortfolio, and a variety of multimedia applications. The session will be conducted via Zoom.

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Zoom (Online)

Office Hour (Peter Friesen via Zoom) (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

A Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Dr. Peter Friesen's expertise covers the Moodle learning management system, the Mahara ePortfolio, and a variety of multimedia applications. The session will be conducted via Zoom.

Thursday, December 2, 2021 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Zoom (Online)

Office Hours (John Locke) (Seats available for faculty, staff, and students.)

An Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Locke's expertise covers Moodle, multimedia applications (Especially Adobe Creative Suite), course design and redesign, and online pedagogy.

Friday, December 3, 2021 from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Feinberg Library 303

Office Hours (John Locke) (Seats available for faculty, staff, and students.)

An Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Locke's expertise covers Moodle, multimedia applications (Especially Adobe Creative Suite), course design and redesign, and online pedagogy.

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Feinberg Library 303

Office Hour (Peter Friesen via Zoom) (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

A Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Dr. Peter Friesen's expertise covers the Moodle learning management system, the Mahara ePortfolio, and a variety of multimedia applications. The session will be conducted via Zoom.

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Zoom (Online)

Office Hour (Peter Friesen via Zoom) (Seats available for faculty and staff.)

A Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Dr. Peter Friesen's expertise covers the Moodle learning management system, the Mahara ePortfolio, and a variety of multimedia applications. The session will be conducted via Zoom.

Thursday, December 9, 2021 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Zoom (Online)

Office Hours (John Locke) (Seats available for faculty, staff, and students.)

An Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Locke's expertise covers Moodle, multimedia applications (Especially Adobe Creative Suite), course design and redesign, and online pedagogy.

Friday, December 10, 2021 from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Feinberg Library 303

Office Hours (John Locke) (Seats available for faculty, staff, and students.)

An Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Locke's expertise covers Moodle, multimedia applications (Especially Adobe Creative Suite), course design and redesign, and online pedagogy.

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Feinberg Library 303

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

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

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 from 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM - Zoom (Online)

Office Hours (John Locke) (Seats available for faculty, staff, and students.)

An Technology Enhanced Learning Office Hour provides you with a one-on-one consultation to have your technology questions answered. Locke's expertise covers Moodle, multimedia applications (Especially Adobe Creative Suite), course design and redesign, and online pedagogy.

Friday, December 17, 2021 from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Feinberg Library 303


Contact Information

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

Peter Friesen
Email: friesep@plattsburgh.edu

Last Updated 7/25/18