Workshop Calendar

March 2021

Writing Quiz Questions for Moodle - Jason Hogan
March 25
10:00 am–12:00 pm

Moodle quizzes can be a useful tool in your course, whether you are creating quick comprehension checks or a major assessment like a midterm or final exam. One way to build quizzes is to write questions with GIFT formatting. This workshop will cover preparing questions for Moodle and importing them into the Moodle question bank. This session will be conducted online and a recording will be available to registrants. 

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Moodle Exam Building - Jason Hogan 
March 30
2:00–3:00 pm

The Moodle Quiz activity is a strong tool for running online exams. This session will provide an introduction to the quiz activity and cover the set up for a Moodle exam. This session will be conducted online and a recording will be available to registrants. 

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Academic Integrity Agreements for Moodle Exams - Jason Hogan 
March 31
10:00–11:00 am

When conducting online exams you may want to use an academic integrity agreement. Academic integrity agreements allow you to explicitly outline the rules of the examination, remind students of the academic integrity expectations of the course, and have students complete the agreement before beginning the exam. This session will cover how to create an academic agreement in your course that must be completed before students are able to attempt a Moodle exam. This session will be conducted online and a recording will be available to registrants.

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January 2021

Moodle Checklist Demo - Jason Hogan
January 27
10:30–11:00 am

A checklist is a great tool for students to use to stay organized and on track in a course without adding to their workload. The Moodle Checklist activity was recently added to Moodle, this session will show the feature and cover setting it up.

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Course Intro Video Session – Kristy McKinney
January 7
12:00–1:00 pm

In this session we will go over the importance of course intro videos in prep for the Winter 2021 Semester. This includes what should be covered in your course intro video and a few simple ways you can create these videos on your own. This session will be hosted online with limited spaces. Contact kmckinney@upei.ca for more information.

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Web Conferencing with your Students: How to Use Blackboard Collaborate - Joel MacDonald
January 5
9:00–10:00 am

BlackBoard Collaborate is web conferencing software that allows instructors to do many things to engage with their students. Free for faculty and staff at UPEI, BlackBoard Collaborate can be used to both hold live sessions with participants as well as make recordings that can be watched at a later time. Share your presentation, use the interactive whiteboard, form breakout groups or conduct a poll, BlackBoard Collaborate allows you to set up a complete virtual classroom. It’s simple, easy and reliable. Facilitated by the E-Learning Office, who also create accounts and provide tech support for Collaborate on campus. 

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December 2020

Final Grade Submission Office Hours - Jason Hogan
December 18
10:00 am–12:00 pm

Need help submitting your final grades? This drop-in, drop-out office hour session is dedicated time to help you have your grades submitted to the Registrar's Office. You do not need to register in advance to attend this session but will be appreciated to gauge interest in these sessions.

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Web Conferencing with your Students: How to Use Blackboard Collaborate - Joel MacDonald
December 17
3:00–4:00 pm

BlackBoard Collaborate is web conferencing software that allows instructors to do many things to engage with their students. Free for faculty and staff at UPEI, BlackBoard Collaborate can be used to both hold live sessions with participants as well as make recordings that can be watched at a later time. Share your presentation, use the interactive whiteboard, form breakout groups or conduct a poll, BlackBoard Collaborate allows you to set up a complete virtual classroom. It’s simple, easy and reliable. Facilitated by the E-Learning Office, who also create accounts and provide tech support for Collaborate on campus. 

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Course Intro Video Session – Kristy McKinney
December 15
12:00–1:00 pm

In this session we will go over the importance of course intro videos in prep for the Winter 2021 Semester. This includes what should be covered in your course intro video and a few simple ways you can create these videos on your own. This session will be hosted online with limited spaces. Contact kmckinney@upei.ca for more information.

Register for the session