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Previous Learning Science Lab Workshops

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Incorporating self-assessment activities into your course

Fall 2022

In this workshop, we will showcase auto-graded practice quizzes, self-check problems, and simulations as strategies for low risk, high reward self-study, and practice.

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Communicating with students through Brightspace

Fall 2022

In this workshop, we will walk you through how to establish communication expectations, what research defines as good communication and how to incorporate it best into your teaching practices.

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Creating your own teaching videos

Fall 2022

In this workshop, we discussed best use cases for integrating videos into your course and how to successfully use Loom.
 

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Using Poll Everywhere

Fall 2022

In this workshop, we will demonstrate how to host live in-person and online activities using Poll Everywhere. We will also review various activities that can function as brief, formative assessments in class.
 
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Discovering Brightspace Updates

Summer 2022

In this workshop, we discussed updates to Brightspace, features now visible on course sites' tool bars, and how to create breakout rooms in Zoom. 

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Brightspace II

Brightspace Getting Ready To Teach

Summer 2022

In this workshop, we walked through the process of setting up a simple course in Brightspace. We created a Gradebook, added a few Assignments and Quizzes, then brought everything together using the Content tool.

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Refreshing your Brightspace course site

Summer 2022

In this workshop, we introduce several new strategies to present content in Brightspace. Using evidence-based learning science and design principles, we showcase strong examples of course site layout.

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Creating your own teaching videos at home

Spring 2022

In this workshop, we discussed best use cases for integrating videos into your course and how to successfully use Loom.
 

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Student typing in yellow sweater

Using Poll Everywhere

Spring 2022

In this workshop, we will demonstrate how to host live in-person and online activities using Poll Everywhere. We will review various activities like multiple choice quizzes and Q&A that function as brief, formative assessments in class. 

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Laptop and plant

Incorporating self-assessment activities into your course

Spring 2022

In this workshop, we will showcase auto-graded practice quizzes, self-check problems, and simulations as strategies for low risk, high reward self-study, and practice.

VIEW THE SLIDES



 
Administering Exams

Brightspace: Administering Exams

Spring 2022

In this workshop, we will show you how to administer exams in Brightspace. We will cover creating and administering document-based exams, quizzes, and more.
 

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Grading

Brightspace Grading

Spring 2022

In this workshop, we will show you how to make the most of the grading tools built into Brightspace. We will cover setting up the grade book, using annotation tools in assignments, and grading a document-based exam.

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Digital Inclusive Teaching

Digital Inclusive Teaching

Spring 2022

In this workshop, we will review opportunities for practical application and the future of accessibility in an ever-evolving digital sphere.

 

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Brightspace II

Brightspace: Getting Ready to Teach

Spring 2022

In this workshop, we walked through the process of setting up a simple course in Brightspace. We created a Gradebook, added a few Assignments and Quizzes, then brought everything together using the Content tool.

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Diverse Mindset Previous Workshop

Teaching with an Inclusive Mindset

Fall 2021
 
This workshop is designed to support and cultivate diversity of thought, perspectives, and experiences in our teaching practice and promote student learning in an inclusive environment.

  
Administering Exams

Brightspace: Administering Exams

Fall 2021

In this workshop, we will show you how to administer exams in Brightspace. We will cover creating and administering document-based exams, quizzes, and more.

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Grading

Brightspace: Grading

Fall 2021

In this workshop, we will show you how to make the most of the grading tools built into Brightspace. We will cover setting up the grade book, using annotation tools in assignments, and grading a document-based exam.

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Administering Exams

Brightspace: Administering Exams

Fall 2021

In this workshop, we will show you how to administer exams in Brightspace. We will cover creating and administering document-based exams, quizzes, and more.
 

 VIEW THE SLIDES

Grading

Brightspace: Grading

Fall 2021

In this workshop, we will show you how to make the most of the grading tools built into Brightspace. We will cover setting up the grade book, using annotation tools in assignments, and grading a document-based exam.

 VIEW THE SLIDES

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