October Workshops

Have you ever thought about recording a lecture from your office/home and making it available to your students online? Kaltura can make it happen! Kaltura allows you to record audio narration over PowerPoint presentations, documents, or any other content on your computer. Come learn how this can be done at our Creating Online Lectures with Kaltura workshop.

Creating Online Lectures with Kaltura
Monday, October 26
2:00pm – 3:00pm
Online via Zoom

All UMass Dartmouth faculty and staff have access to a powerful surveying tool called Qualtrics. Qualtrics surveys are a great way to gather research data and survey your students. Register for next Wednesday’s Getting Started with Qualtrics workshop to learn how you can get started creating surveys with Qualtrics.

Getting Started with Qualtrics
Wednesday, October 14
3:00pm – 4:00pm
Online via Zoom

Are you a Qualtrics user who is looking to take your surveys to the next level? Our Qualtrics Branching workshop on October 21 explores different means of skipping or repeating questions in a survey. Topics covered include skip logic, display logic, blocks, and block branching, as well as loop and merge.

Qualtrics Branching
Wednesday, October 21
3:00pm – 4:00pm
Online via Zoom

Our Tips for Hosting Zoom Meetings workshop is designed for Zoom users who already know the basics and are ready to learn more. Topics covered include adding a profile picture, using virtual backgrounds, enabling recording, downloading recorded meetings, creating a custom personal meeting ID, polling, breakout rooms, and using Zoom’s security features.

Tips for Hosting Zoom Meetings
Thursday, October 15, 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Tuesday, October 27, 10:00am – 11:00am
Online via Zoom

Would you like to learn more about teaching fully online? Our Online Teaching and Learning Strategies course offers the perfect opportunity! This course introduces current research and best practices related to online teaching and learning as well as the UMass Dartmouth Quality Online Course Review Rubric. This course is conducted fully-online over the course of four weeks and begins on Wednesday October 27th. All work is completed asynchronously in myCourses. There are no in-person/Zoom meetings to attend.

Online Teaching and Learning Strategies
Wednesday, October 28 – Tuesday, November 25
Online via myCourses

We also offer several self-paced training opportunities that faculty can take advantage of at any time:

  • Getting Started with myCourses – Learn how to organize your content and assessments online in myCourses sites.
  • Online Teaching Resources – An in-depth self-paced course exploring the best practices of online teaching and learning.
  • 2020 Fall Course Prep – Compare instructional modes, identify course components that can be conducted online, and learn strategies for delivering your content/assessments online.
  • Fundamentals of Flipping – Learn what “Flipping” is and how you might be able to try it in your own courses.

Find a full list of upcoming workshops.