Mar 122015
 
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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.

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Mar 102015
 

Join the next Moodle Best Practice session: “Choosing the Right Activity”. View the calendar and RSVP, 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.

Mar 072015
 

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

Mar 052015
 

Join the next ATS Workshop: “A Pedagogy Toolbox”. View the calendar and RSVP, 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 032015
 

Join the next ATS Workshop: “Your Class … Your Voice”. View the calendar and RSVP, 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.

Feb 282015
 

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

Feb 262015
 

Join the next MS Office Special Topics session: “Excel Pivot Tables”. View the calendar and RSVP, http://bit.ly/1d3cQ64Description: This one hour training session will discuss how pivot tables can be used to automatically extract, organize, and summarize large amounts data for analysis.

Feb 242015
 

Join the next Moodle Best Practice session: “Choosing the Right Activity”. View the calendar and RSVP, 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.

Feb 212015
 

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

Feb 192015
 

Join the next Moodle Best Practice session: “It All Adds Up!”. View the calendar and RSVP, http://bit.ly/1d3cQ64
Description: No matter how you decide to aggregate your course, it all adds up in the end! Join us as we review gradebook aggregation options in Moodle. Bring your course syllabus for hands on experience in choosing the right one for you!

Feb 172015
 

Join the next ATS Workshop: “Preparing Class for a Snowy Day”. View the calendar and RSVP, http://bit.ly/1d3cQ64

Description: Even when campus has been closed due to unforeseen circumstance and/or students are unable to join a class, there are resources available for sharing your course content and maintaining student participation. Through this 1 hour workshop you will discover tools and develop an action plan for leveraging synchronous and asynchronous technologies to supplement the unfortunate loss of class time.

Feb 162015
 

Try saving your .PPT as a .PDF file using the following FAQ cheat sheet: http://ats.immaculata.edu/faq/faq/index.php?action=artikel&cat=16&id=286  or use GoogleDocs for storage, embedding and link sharing.

Feb 142015
 

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

Feb 132015
 

Does your flipped class and collaborative learning environment allow introverts to shine too? @facultyfocus http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/teaching-and-learning/keeping-introverts-in-mind-in-your-active-learning-classroom/#sthash.6UmvzFw2.dpuf

Feb 122015
 

Join the next Moodle Best Practice session: “It All Adds Up!”. View the calendar and RSVP, http://bit.ly/1d3cQ64

Description: No matter how you decide to aggregate your course, it all adds up in the end! Join us as we review gradebook aggregation options in Moodle. Bring your course syllabus for hands on experience in choosing the right one for you!

Feb 112015
 

Improve your use of PowerPoint with minor tweaks, trends and general guidelines. View the following webinar http://blogs.office.com/2014/05/22/office-15-minute-webinar-5-steps-to-a-better-powerpoint/

Feb 102015
 

Join the next ATS Workshop: “Preparing Class for a Snowy Day”. View the calendar and RSVP, http://bit.ly/1d3cQ64

Description: Even when campus has been closed due to unforeseen circumstance and/or students are unable to join a class, there are resources available for sharing your course content and maintaining student participation. Through this 1 hour workshop you will discover tools and develop an action plan for leveraging synchronous and asynchronous technologies to supplement the unfortunate loss of class time.

Feb 092015
 

Student response tools vary dramatically in cost, usability and delivery. Luckily Moodle has the Choice activity
http://ats.immaculata.edu/faq/faq/index.php?action=artikel&cat=1&id=444

Feb 072015
 

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

Feb 062015
 

Three Active Learning Strategies That Push Students Beyond Memorization’ @facultyfocus teaching w/ #BloomsTaxonomy http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/effective-teaching-strategies/three-active-learning-strategies-push-students-beyond-memorization/#sthash.eJ1FiHyb.LmkGkVSy.dpuf

Feb 052015
 

Join the next MS Office Special Topics session: “Stunning Word Documents”. View the calendar and RSVP, http://bit.ly/1d3cQ64Description: It is easy to become sidetracked or overwhelmed by the design process due to the amount of possibilities for formatting text and shapes. Thankfully, Word has leveraged knowledge of the publishing industry standards to prepackage combinations of word elements that will help you format your document. This session will review text design techniques, themes and templates to assist you in designing a visually inviting document.

Feb 042015
 

Reduce the daily clutter and make Outlook work best for you. View the following webinar on tips for cleaning up http://blogs.office.com/2014/06/09/office-15-minute-webinar-5-simple-ways-clean-up-outlook/

Feb 032015
 
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Join the next Moodle Best Practice session: “Mastering the Master Course “. View the calendar and RSVP at http://ots.immaculata.edu/facultystaff-information/training/

Description: As online programs increase, managing content can become labor intensive. Discover ways to spend less time administering content and more time adding value to teaching and learning. The use of a Master Course Shell is recommended by the ATS department here at IU. Come learn how a Master shell is created and gain confidence in using templates to managing your individual courses. http://bit.ly/1d3cQ64

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Feb 022015
 

Got Rubrics? Using Moodle’s online builder to apply criteria-based grading that updates to the gradebook
http://ats.immaculata.edu/faq/faq/index.php?action=artikel&cat=1&id=319

Jan 312015
 

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

Jan 302015
 

According to our syllabus, ‘dogs don’t eat H.W. assignments in Moodle’. Prevent the tech. excuse from day 1 @chronicle http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/technology-policies-on-course-syllabi/22875

Jan 282015
 

Still searching for that email? Outlook has advanced tools to locate hidden emails and attachments. View this webinar http://blogs.office.com/2014/07/07/office-15-minute-webinar-tips-searching-outlook/

Jan 262015
 

Maintain the attention of students on class material by embedding video directly into your course page or lesson http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKzD9BFxVj4

Jan 242015
 

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