Oakland University Workshop Calendar

Formalized workshops are offered to faculty and staff of Oakland University only. To enroll in a class, click on the ENROLL button for the class you are interested in and then type in the requested information. Your request will then be logged into the training enrollment database.

e-LIS: Benefits & Strategies for a Properly Setup Moodle Gradebook


Description : Have you ever been confused setting up your gradebook in Moodle? Are your students asking you to put your grades in Moodle and you aren't sure how to do it? Have you never used the Moodle gradebook because it seems too complicated? Are you an experienced Moodle gradebook user curious to learn more about this powerful feature? This workshop is designed to give you the knowledge to construct your gradebook confidently in Moodle. Learn how to create weighted or non-weighed gradebooks and how you can simplify the gradebook for you and your students.
Wed, March 27, 2024, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dept. / Series : ELIS / e-LIS General Workshops
Location : Online
Seats Left : 19

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Wed, April 3, 2024, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dept. / Series : ELIS / e-LIS General Workshops
Location : Online
Seats Left : 17

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e-LIS: Best Practices for Classroom Technology for HyFlex Classes


Description : eLIS has partnered with Classroom Support to deliver this workshop to demonstrate best practices for HyFlex classes. The workshop will take place in one of the classrooms setup as "Grizzflex." Even if you do no teach in a classroom outfitted with extra cameras and mics like the Grizzflex classrooms, there will still be information and best practices to make best use of the classrooms you are teaching. A link to an eSpace will be provided ahead of time so you can have early access to HyFlex teaching information.
Thu, March 28, 2024, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dept. / Series : ELIS / e-LIS General Workshops
Location : e-Learning - 4th floor Kresge Library
Seats Left : 19

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e-LIS: Best Practices - Moodle Introduction for New Users


Description : Are students asking you to use Moodle more in your face-to-face course? Have you avoided using Moodle because you are just not a techie? Then this workshop is for you! We will explore simple ways to use Moodle that will make life easier for any level computer user. You will learn about Moodle?s main communication tools, ways to organize class content, resources and the gradebook. We will also look at the advantages of using Moodle for faculty and students, as well as other training services available through e-LIS.
Tue, April 2, 2024, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dept. / Series : ELIS / e-LIS General Workshops
Location : Online
Seats Left : 17

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e-LIS: Best Practices - PreAssessments with H5P quizzes


Description : A weekly pre-assessment quiz will allow you to gather info on what students know what parts your students are familiar with prior to instruction. It also gives your students some areas to pay closer attention. Setup, scoring, and feedback will be demonstrated in this workshop.
Tue, March 26, 2024, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dept. / Series : ELIS / e-LIS General Workshops
Location : Online
Seats Left : 19

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e-LIS: Tech Focus - Group Activities with Google Slides


Description : Are you looking for an easy tool to facilitate group activities? Whether you are teaching in person, fully online, hybrid, or HyFlex, Google Slides might be the right fit for you! With Google Slides, students can build collaborative presentations and work on other visually engaging activities, regardless of where they are in the world. You and your students can simultaneously edit files and communicate in real-time, making remote collaboration easy and low-stress. In this hands-on workshop, you'll participate in an introduction activity where you will build a simple slide to introduce yourself to the other workshop participants. You'll walk away with a template for facilitating your own Google Slide activity, and resources for learning more. We'll also spend a bit of time discussing Google Jamboard. Space is limited, so sign up today! If you have any questions, you can reach out to idteam@oakland.edu. The Zoom link can be found in our e-LIS Workshop eSpace: https://espace.oakland.edu/course/view.php?id=1573
Wed, March 13, 2024, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dept. / Series : ELIS / e-LIS General Workshops
Location : Online
Seats Left : 18

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e-LIS: Tech Focus - Sharing Podcasts and Accessible Audio Content


Description : Do you love listening to podcasts? Maybe you've started incorporating them into your courses, or maybe you want to. In this workshop, we'll cover the best practices for sharing podcasts in your course. In this hands-on session, you'll build your own Moodle Page with an embedded podcast player, so students can listen right in Moodle! We'll also talk about important accessibility considerations, the basics of finding or making a transcript, and a few tips for recording your own audio content. Space is limited, so sign up today! If you have any questions, you can reach out to idteam@oakland.edu. The Zoom link can be found in our e-LIS Workshop eSpace: https://espace.oakland.edu/course/view.php?id=1573
Wed, March 20, 2024, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dept. / Series : ELIS / e-LIS General Workshops
Location : Online
Seats Left : 19

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Semester Transition Extravaganza


Description : Come to the 4th floor of the library to work on your fall semester wrap-up and winter course transition. Both e-LIS and CETL will be present to assist. While you are here, save tons of time by double-checking your grade book setup and learning how to quickly export your Moodle grades into Banner (SAIL). Being proactive doesn't stop there, we can also help you import your course into your Winter semester course, and utilize the Moodle SpeedDater to quickly update your assignment and quiz due dates for next semester, and general semester prep like syllabus updates. Drop in on this hands-on lab in order to have a procrastination-free summer break! Snacks and beverages will be available.
Wed, April 24, 2024, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dept. / Series : ELIS / e-LIS General Workshops
Location : e-Learning - 4th floor Kresge Library
Seats Left : 49
Drop-ins at any time during the event are welcome, we prefer you register.

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