Workshop and Training Offerings with Descriptions

  • The topics listed below are offered by the Instructional Design Services.

  • D2L Boot Camps
    The Boot Camp contains all five of our Desire2Learn workshops (Content and Navigation, Quizzes, Grades, Dropbox/Discussions, and Fundamentals of Online Pedagogy).
    Basics of Open Educational Resources (OER)
    Introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER)
    Advanced Features of Zoom
    Advanced Features of Zoom.
    D2L Interactive Rubric Workshop
    Rubrics are a means of communicating expectations for an assignment, providing focused feedback on works in progress, and grading final products.
    Effectivce Use of itube
    IUP’s itube: IUP's video streaming service. itube makes adding video to your courses and provides a seamless user experience. This session will provide instructors an overview of the itube service, a demonstration in uploading video, and how to share video in courses, using Brightspace.
    Introduction to Zoom
    Zoom is synchronous software for communication as well as collaboration for online or face-to-face courses.
    Researched Evidence for Pedagogical use of Video and Resources
    This session will endeavor to demonstrate the value of the pedagogical use of video-based learning.
    Pedagogical Best Practices for Online and Blended Courses
    Fundamentals of online pedagogy and course design. There is substantial research promoting the use of video in the classroom as a dynamic resource for supporting curricula. Come learn the pedagogical value of video-based learning and tips on media planning.
    Using iblog in the Classroom
    Using iblog in the Classroom. Education blogs are becoming a means for instructors and students to interact more effectively than ever before.  This workshop will endeavor to show attendees how to create blogs using iblog and suggest possible ideas on using a blog in the classroom.
    Introduction to Video Captioning and Transcription
    Section 508 Standards and Section 255 Guidelines were updated January 2017.  These guidelines in include electronic and information technology.  W3 explains Time based media in Understanding Guidelines 1.2 for audio and video for time based and synchronized media.
    Use Feedback Studio by Turnitin with D2L Brightspace
    Turnitin