Faculty and Graduate Workshops

Faculty and Graduate Student January Workshops

Location: METRC

Theme: Trying New Technology Tools in Your Courses

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Schedule: You can attend individual or multiple/all sessions

Resources: go.ncsu.edu/techtools

  • January 9 – Teach & Meet with Zoom 12:00-1:30 – This session will include using Zoom to run a meeting and then progress into using advanced features of Zoom to integrate active learning into online, synchronous sessions – breakout rooms, sharing presentations, whiteboarding, and polling.
  • January 10 – Make Writing Feedback Easier with Turnitin 10:30-11:30 – In this session, we will cover how to create and manage a Turnitin assignment, discussion board, etc. in Moodle and will cover features and tools such as the originality report, e-rater spelling and grammar check, rubrics, and QuickMarks. The focus will be on giving students feedback and teaching students to get their own feedback through Turnitin before submitting final assignments.
  • January 11 – Building Classroom Community with Flipgrid 10:00-11:00 – Flipgrid is a video-enhanced replacement for discussion boards and can help you build classroom community and collaborative culture in your courses.  You will experience Flipgrid as a student, register for an Educator account, and leave prepared to create Grids and discussion topics.
  • January 18 – Integrating Lynda.com into your Courses 2:00-3:00 – Lynda.com allows instructors (or students) to learn from high-quality videos and video series online. These videos can be integrated into Moodle and used to enhance instruction, review concepts, and so on. In the session, you will access Lynda, get search techniques and learn how to use it with your courses.
  • January 25 – Turnitin Writing and Citing Help in your Classes 10:00-11:30 – In this session, we will cover how to create and manage a Turnitin assignment, discussion board, etc. in Moodle and will cover features and tools such as the originality report, e-rater spelling and grammar check, rubrics, and QuickMarks. We will also share the various ways to give feedback to students about their writing and how students can run papers through Turnitin independently.

Summer 18 Session Resources —  go.ncsu.edu/techtools and the slideshow used in the sessions