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Workshops

Fall Quarter 2017 Events

For all workshops please register at the following link: Fall Registration 

Preparing Your Course For Success

Date: Offered twice, Wednesday Oct. 11 & Thursday Oct. 12

Time: Noon -1:30 p.m.

Location: Pfau Library, PL - 003 

Notes: Light lunch offered & please bring your laptop!

Description:

In both online and face-to-face formats, students often need clear pathways through your course that explain the connection between learning objectives and various assignments. These pathways have to be decided at the planning stage of the course. When learning objectives and assignments are aligned, “good grades” are more likely to mean “good learning.” In this hands-on workshop, instructional designer Tracy Medrano will explain how to design course learning objectives and outcomes, and how to reflect that alignment in the course navigation structure.

The series Designing successful courses in Blackboard helps instructors “translate” best pedagogical practices and course redesign ideas into best Blackboard practices. The series is most useful to instructors with beginning to intermediate knowledge of Blackboard.

Assessing the Success of Your Online Course

Series: Best Practices in Online Teaching and Learning

Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Time: Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Location: Pfau Library, PL-003

Notes: Light lunch offered and please bring your laptop!

Description:

Quality in higher education has traditionally included the assessment of a course’s content, pedagogy, and learning outcomes. This approach has been changing toward a process-oriented methodology that considers combinations of activities contributing to the education experience. In this workshop led by senior instructional designer Takiya Moore, you will learn about the tools and support available to self-assess the quality of your online courses using national and CSU-specific assessment instruments.

The series Best practices in online teaching and learning empowers faculty to use available technologies in order to create new forms of interaction with students and meaningful learning experiences in online and hybrid settings. The series is addressed to all levels of experience teaching online. 

From Blackboard Data to Better Learning

Series: Effective Learning Analytics

Date: Wednesday, October 25th

Time: Noon -1:30 p.m.

Location: Pfau Library, PL - 003 

Notes: Light lunch offered & please bring your laptop!

Description:

Digital academic technologies like Blackboard generate data about learners that could be used to improve student success. When interpreted with care, these metrics of learning provide a different way of assessing the effectiveness of the learning environment. In this workshop led by senior instructional designer Mauricio Cadavid, you will learn how to access, analyze and interpret Blackboard-generated data about student behaviors in order to improve the effectiveness of your instruction.  

The series Effective learning analytics introduces instructors to principles of, research on, and techniques for analyzing and interpreting platform-generated student data. This series is addressed to instructors at intermediate to advanced experience using learning technologies. 

Choosing the Right Interactivity Tools

Series: Effective Learning Analytics

Date: Thursday, November 2nd

Time: Noon -1:30 p.m.

Location: Pfau Library, PL - 003 

Notes: Light lunch offered & please bring your laptop!

Description:

Learning technologies create new forms of student interaction and increase instructor presence in online courses. In this workshop, senior instructional designer Mauricio Cadavid will overview the factors to consider when integrating an interactivity technology into your course. The workshop will introduce instructors to available tools for use by CSUSB faculty such as Camtastia, Softchalk or Touchcast, and will discuss: opportunities and challenges for learning and student interaction; types of platforms; and how to evaluate them for adoption.

Best Practices in Course Organization

Series: Designing successful courses in Blackboard

Date: Offered twice, Nov. 8th & Nov. 9th

Time: Noon -1:30 p.m.

Location: Pfau Library, PL - 003 

Notes: Light lunch offered & please bring your laptop!

Description:

For students in both online and face-to-face formats, good course organization is essential to creating a path to success in the course. Good organization is also one aspect of creating online presence for the students and communicating information about the course. In this workshop, instructional designers Jonathan Brooks and Elizabeth Viramontes-Merino will overview Blackboard practices that enables you to properly orient the students to your course and shape their expectations.

The series Designing successful courses in Blackboard helps instructors implement best pedagogical practices and course design ideas using Blackboard. The series is most useful to instructors with beginning to intermediate knowledge of Blackboard.

The Art of Podcasting

Cosponsor: Coyote Radio

Date: November, 16th

Time: 2 - 4 p.m.

Location: Pfau Library, PL - 4005

Notes: Light lunch offered

Description:

In this two-hour mini-course, Coyote Radio’s Director of Operations Lacey Kendall will offer an overview of podcasting. Podcasts are quickly becoming an important form of communication by corporations, non-profits, educational institutions, and individuals. Podcasts enable individuals and organizations to communicate to their publics regarding innovations, award winning team members, extraordinary student accomplishments, or other topics of interest. For both faculty and students, podcasts are an avenue for connecting with interested audiences, be them academic colleagues, future employers, or other influencers. For students in particular, podcasting is a solid skill they can use to share the story of their success and to produce value for their employers. This workshop will cover: types of podcasts; needed equipment; program elements; tricks to conducting a good interview; what you need to know about podcast host-sites. The workshop is open to anybody with an interest in podcasts. Students are welcome.

Spotlight on Technology: 360-Degree Video

Cosponsor: Teaching Resource Center

Date: November, 30th

Time: Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Location: Pfau Library, PL - 003

Notes: Light lunch offered

Description:

Ever since the video documentary Clouds over Sidra boosted donations for UNICEF, 360-degree video has been marketed as an “empathy machine.” 360-degree video, also known as spherical video, is an immersive technology that enables the recording of video shots in all directions. These technology gives the viewer a complete 360-degree view and the ability to control the viewing direction simply by moving around the viewing device (usually, a phone). A recent Slate article citing the “Empathy at Scale” research project at Stanford seems to suggest that immersive technologies have promising applications in the classroom because they “nudge” students to community-based and social justice projects by counteracting “compassion fatigue.” In this workshop addressed to the general public, Professor Kurt Collins and multimedia specialist James Trotter overview 360-degree video technology. The workshop will cover: challenges and affordances of 360-degree videos; equipment; recording workflows; assembling the final video. The workshop is a broad overview that does not require experience with filming.

 

Customize Your Training

We understand each college department is unique and you often need unique solutions to your training needs. ATI offers completely customized training and hands-on workshops, for groups or individuals, on an array of instructional design and technology topics, including online quality standards (QOLT/QM), Blackboard, Camtasia, Softchalk, Turnitin, accessibility, and many more.

We can come to you. Our instructional designers are happy to work one-on-one with faculty or in groups at a location of your choosing. If you would like our team to deliver customized training, at your location or ours, please complete a service request form.

 

Volunteer Work

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Past Events

Throughout the year, we regularly offer training on a wide variety of topics. Register for an upcoming workshop or view archived videos of past events.

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