May 132015
 

Need to check your IU email while off-campus? Bookmark and/or save the following URL for Outlook Web Access: https://mailbox.immaculata.edu/owa

May 092015
 

Moodle for Course Developers!
For online course developers who seek greater command over the LMS toolkit, this training provides a Moodle refresher and guided lab session highlighting resources offered through a customized pathway in the ATS Online Moodle Training program. Training sessions, dates, and rooms are subject to change based on enrollment and circumstance.
VIEW and SIGN UP online for the accurate and up-to-date calendar:
http://ots.immaculata.edu/facultystaff-information/training/ – http://bit.ly/1d3cQ64

May 082015
 

Encourage your students to reflect and take ownership of their learning experience, read more @faculty focus http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/learning-styles/assessing-and-developing-metacognitive-skills/

May 062015
 

Answer your tech questions at IU faster by improving your search process of the frequently asked questions available http://ats.immaculata.edu/faq/faq/index.php?action=artikel&cat=29&id=331

May 042015
 

New Tool Assists Students to Succeed in Online Courses
A Cornell study shows that web distractions are an obstacle to student success in online courses. A new tool helps students limit the time spent on “distracting destinations” such as Facebook or shopping websites.
http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/tools-that-limit-distraction-may-raise-student-performance-in-online-classes/

May 022015
 

Moodle for Instructors!
For face-to-face, hybrid and/or online instructors this course is designed to provide a refresher to Moodle through a guided lab session highlighting resources offered through a customized pathway in the ATS Online Moodle Training program. Training sessions, dates, and rooms are subject to change based on enrollment and circumstance.
VIEW and SIGN UP online for the accurate and up-to-date calendar:
http://ots.immaculata.edu/facultystaff-information/training/ – http://bit.ly/1d3cQ64

Apr 292015
 

Guard your IU emails from phishing attacks and keep your personal information safe and secure!
See how at: http://ats.immaculata.edu/faq/faq/index.php?action=artikel&cat=2&id=19

Apr 272015
 

Need to import content into your new empty course? See our FAQ for the steps you need to take! – http://ats.immaculata.edu/faq/faq/index.php?action=artikel&cat=33&id=246

Apr 252015
 

Moodle for Facilitators!
For online course facilitators who seek to effectively with Moodle this training serves as an e-learning refresher and guided lab session highlighting resources offered through a customized pathway in the ATS Online Moodle Training program. Training sessions, dates, and rooms are subject to change based on enrollment and circumstance.
VIEW and SIGN UP online for the accurate and up-to-date calendar:
http://ots.immaculata.edu/facultystaff-information/training/ – http://bit.ly/1d3cQ64

Apr 242015
 

A trend for redefining student achievement have many looking to an ‘Open Badge’ concept @edudemic http://www.edudemic.com/open-badges-in-education/

Apr 212015
 

Join the next Moodle Best Practice session: “Choosing the Right Activity”. View the training schedule and RSVP via http://bit.ly/1d3cQ64

Description: This training will explore the learning activities of Moodle that enhance class engagement through collaboration and communication among students and the instructor. As a group, we will actively participate in Moodle to help differentiate between activities with similar teaching potential, but vary by purpose and functionality. Identifying the right tool to match your learning or administrative objectives are crucial to the success of your course on or offline.

Apr 172015
 

This article and infographic of ’15 Tips’ will change how/ why you communicate next with your students online @edudemic http://www.edudemic.com/encouraging-better-online-student-faculty-contact/

Apr 142015
 

Join the next ATS Workshop: “A Pedagogy Toolbox”. View the training schedule and RSVP via http://bit.ly/1d3cQ64

Description: The knowledge of our past may inform our future. By revisiting the core principles of teaching and learning we can understand how Moodle and other e-learning tools on campus aim to deliver on the promise of education. In this two hour session, we will analyze classroom technologies and e-learning tools by defining appropriate use and purpose derived from the education philosophies and desired learning outcomes at play.

Apr 102015
 

Purposeful grading can enhance student performance without increasing student anxiety, learn more @facultyfocus http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/teaching-professor-blog/four-key-questions-grading/#sthash.x4gIS8lf.dpuf

Apr 092015
 

Join the next MS Office Special Topics session: “Impress your Audience”. View the training schedule and RSVP via http://bit.ly/1d3cQ64

Description: Impress your audience with fun transitional effects in your next PowerPoint presentation. This one-hour session will review how to add transitions, hyperlinks and action buttons to your presentations.

Apr 082015
 

Overwhelmed by email? Apply rules in Outlook to automatically sort emails to folders by sender, subject, etc.
Read more on :  http://blogs.office.com/2012/04/23/quick-rule-creation-in-outlook-2010/

Apr 072015
 

Join the next ATS Workshop: “A Pedagogy Toolbox”. View the training schedule and RSVP via http://bit.ly/1d3cQ64

Description: The knowledge of our past may inform our future. By revisiting the core principles of teaching and learning we can understand how Moodle and other e-learning tools on campus aim to deliver on the promise of education. In this two hour session, we will analyze classroom technologies and e-learning tools by defining appropriate use and purpose derived from the education philosophies and desired learning outcomes at play.

Apr 032015
 

Tactics to foster participation, read ‘Creating Effective Responses to Student Discussion Postings’ @facultyfocus http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/asynchronous-learning-and-trends/creating-effective-responses-to-student-discussion-postings/#sthash.Rm4I6TXX.dpuf

Apr 012015
 

Remember to backup personal and shared drive files through the year. Don’t risk losing data to circumstances out of your control http://www.gcflearnfree.org/techsavvy/4

Mar 312015
 

Join the next ATS Workshop: “A Pedagogy Toolbox”. View the training schedule and RSVP via http://bit.ly/1d3cQ64

Description: The knowledge of our past may inform our future. By revisiting the core principles of teaching and learning we can understand how Moodle and other e-learning tools on campus aim to deliver on the promise of education. In this two hour session, we will analyze classroom technologies and e-learning tools by defining appropriate use and purpose derived from the education philosophies and desired learning outcomes at play.

Mar 272015
 

For all of us using discussion forums in Moodle here’s a pledge for more originality from our students @facultyfocus http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/asynchronous-learning-and-trends/why-demand-originality-from-students-in-online-discussion-forums/#sthash.hzEm9Hmu.dpuf

Mar 262015
 

Join the next MS Office Special Topics session: “Impress your Audience”. View the training schedule and RSVP via http://bit.ly/1d3cQ64

Description: Impress your audience with fun transitional effects in your next PowerPoint presentation. This one-hour session will review how to add transitions, hyperlinks and action buttons to your presentations.

Mar 252015
 

Build your research techniques, search literacy skills, and challenge your students w/ a free online game by Google… http://www.agoogleaday.com/#game=started

Mar 192015
 

Join the next Moodle Best Practice session: “Mahara – Professional Practices”. View the training schedule and RSVP via http://bit.ly/1d3cQ64

Description: Join us in exploring best practices when using Mahara ePortfolio’s. Mahara works with our Moodle (LMS) and is an excellent platform for extending the learning experience beyond the last date of class. Mahara allows your students to collect, reflect on and share achievements in a public or university segmented social network.

Mar 172015
 

Join the next ATS Workshop: “Your Class … Your Voice”. View the training schedule and RSVP via http://bit.ly/1d3cQ64

Description: Your voice (figurative and literally) is the key to building a social presence and personalizing your online class. This workshop focuses on how faculty may use Echo360 P-Cap and Moodle communication activities to best connect with their students and increase class participation.

Mar 142015
 

Moodle for Facilitators!
For online course facilitators who seek to effectively with Moodle this training serves as an e-learning refresher and guided lab session highlighting resources offered through a customized pathway in the ATS Online Moodle Training program. Training sessions, dates, and rooms are subject to change based on enrollment and circumstance.
VIEW and SIGN UP online for the accurate and up-to-date calendar:
http://ots.immaculata.edu/facultystaff-information/training/ – http://bit.ly/1d3cQ64

Mar 132015
 
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Join the next MS Office Special Topics session: “Excel Pivot Tables”. View the training schedule and RSVP via http://bit.ly/1d3cQ64

Description: This one hour training session will discuss how pivot tables can be used to automatically extract, organize, and summarize large amounts data for analysis.

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