TLSS Training and Events Program

tlss training

The Teaching and Learning Support Service (TLSS) is pleased to present its Training and event Program, which is a series of various activities designed to allow all faculty members to improve their knowledge and skills in learning and teaching.

We are also offering webinars. This means you will be able to attend some live sessions at the location of your choice. 

Click on one of the events below to see the event details and register.     

Webinar

This workshop is available online. An email with the URL address to contact the online event will be sent to you the day before the webinar.

Upcoming events at this location

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Core strategies to improve authenticity and challenge, and reduce opportunities for academic misconduct with the Quiz Tool in Virtual Campus (Brightspace)

In this webinar, we will explore advanced functionality of the Quiz tool. Specifically, how instructors can leverage question and quiz design strategies, such as questions type selection, randomization, question pools, and timing to produce more complex and authentic examinations in Virtual Campus (Brightspace). We will also review how these strategies can help manage concerns regarding academic integrity of online examinations and the functions of Respondus.

*Note that this webinar assumes some familiarity with the quiz tool and will not cover creating or grading quizzes, for more information on those processes, please see our videos and guides.

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the webinar.

 

Wednesday, 16 June 2021 - 10:00 to 11:30

Are you thinking about integrating podcasts in your next course? Learn the benefits and get a hands-on demonstration in recording and editing using Audacity!

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the webinar.

Thursday, 17 June 2021 - 13:00 to 14:00

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Get to know our new tool for creating syllabi, Simple Syllabus. In this short presentation, we will guide you through leveraging Faculty specific templates to easily create syllabi that leverage the most current administrative policies and follow best pedagogical practices and how to integrate these syllabi directly into your courses in Virtual Campus (Brightspace).

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the webinar.

Friday, 18 June 2021 - 10:00 to 11:00

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The Virtual Campus environment allows you to create learning activities and use assessment tools to track students’ progress in your courses. In this webinar, we will look at a variety of ways to use that information. For example, to assess the understanding of assigned readings, continue learning that began in class, provide a discussion space to consolidate concepts, and create peer validation activities. In addition, we will explore the potential of the “Class Progress” tool. Join us and experiment with simple strategies that have a direct impact on the quality of student experience.

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the webinar.

Friday, 18 June 2021 - 13:00 to 14:00

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Rubrics are a common strategy in our toolboxes but are we using them effectively? This webinar will delve into the world of assessment by exploring rubrics. You will find out how rubrics can, for example, assess students’ achievement of learning outcomes, promote fair grading practices, and provide timely and useful feedback. By the end of this webinar, you will be able to: (a) understand the advantages and limitations of rubrics, (b) differentiate between different types of rubrics, and (c) create rubrics for your courses in Virtual Campus (Brightspace).

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the webinar.

Monday, 21 June 2021 - 13:00 to 14:30

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Mélanie Brunet, Copyright Services Librarian

Congratulations! You have received a Shared Online Project Initiative (SOPI) grant or funding from eCampusOntario’s Virtual Learning Strategy (VLS) and will be releasing your project under a Creative Commons licence. But what does that entail? What happens to your intellectual property? Can you use resources from the Library’s collections for your project? Can you incorporate third-party content protected by copyright and does fair dealing apply? How can you combine content published under different licences? This webinar will provide answers to these questions and more to ensure that your project is open and reusable while respecting copyright. Partners from other universities are welcome to attend!  

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the webinar.

Wednesday, 23 June 2021 - 13:00 to 14:00

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Mélanie Brunet, Copyright Services Librarian

This webinar will outline the dos and don’ts of using copyrighted-protected materials in your courses, whether they are in person or online, synchronous or asynchronous. What can be added legally to Virtual Campus? Can you show a film via Zoom? We will examine copyright exceptions for educational purposes, the use of multimedia content, open access publications and open educational resources, and how to take advantage of the Library’s collections through its course reserve service.

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the webinar.

Wednesday, 23 June 2021 - 15:00 to 16:00

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Mélanie Brunet, Copyright Services Librarian

Looking for a free, one-stop shop to create, share and discover interactive learning objects like quizzes, timelines and interactive images? eCampusOntario’s H5P Studio is for you! In this introductory workshop, you will learn how to find and reuse existing interactive elements and how to create your own using the open-source H5P plugin. You will also learn how to add this interactive content to your courses in Brightspace.

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the webinar.

Thursday, 24 June 2021 - 11:00 to 12:00

You have just learned that you will have a teaching assistant (TA) for one or more of your courses. How can you make the most of this additional help in designing your courses, using technology, or carrying out evaluation tasks? How can you develop a work plan that is relevant and that will allow you to leverage the expertise, experience, and enthusiasm of your TA. This webinar will provide a variety of suggestions and ideas for establishing a productive working dynamic between you and your TA.

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the webinar.

Thursday, 24 June 2021 - 13:00 to 14:00

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Get to know our new tool for creating syllabi, Simple Syllabus. In this short presentation, we will guide you through leveraging Faculty specific templates to easily create syllabi that leverage the most current administrative policies and follow best pedagogical practices and how to integrate these syllabi directly into your courses in Virtual Campus (Brightspace).

*A link will be sent to registered participants the day before the webinar.

Friday, 25 June 2021 - 13:00 to 14:00
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