Summer 2020 workshop descriptions
Webinar series 1: Teaching online
Overview of teaching online/Structuring your online course (Tuesday 6/9, 10:00-11:00)
We’ll review what an online course typically looks like at Rutgers-Camden and best practices for creating a course schedule/planning your assignments. Research shows that a clearly organized online class improves student satisfaction and success.
Lecture content and assessment online (Thursday 6/11, 10:00-11:00)
We’ll review options for providing asynchronous lecture content to students, as well as demonstrate common assessment options in online courses. We’ll primarily address the question: how can you keep students engaged and assess their knowledge in an online environment?
Building community and providing feedback (Tuesday 6/16, 10:00-11:00)
We’ll review best practices for community-building and providing feedback in your online course. Creating a community and humanizing your online course can be one of the most important factors in student success.
Webinar series 2: Preparing your course in Canvas
Intro to Canvas (Thursday 6/18, 10:00-11:00)
For new users. This will provide a general overview of Canvas and review access and navigating Canvas, in addition to basic tools like Announcements, Files, and Inbox.
Assessments in Canvas (Tuesday 6/23, 10:00-11:00)
Setting up assignments, quizzes, and discussions in Canvas.
Building your course site in Canvas (Thursday 6/25, 10:00-11:00)
This will provide a conceptual overview of Modules in addition to reviewing how to build out a Module in your course site. This will include best practices for organization and tool choice, as well as publishing options in Canvas.
Grading in Canvas (Tuesday 6/30, 10:00-11:00)
This webinar will review setting up your assignment categories/gradebook in Canvas, using Speedgrader to provide feedback, and releasing grades.
Webinar series 3: Tools to build your course
We’ll be offering more tools-based webinars later in the summer – stay tuned!
Using Kaltura to record lectures (Tuesday 6/30, 1:00-2:00)