Workshops

Political Science class in Cohen auditorium with students attending in person and via Zoom (Alonso Nichols/Tufts University)

Educational Technology Services and our colleagues in Tufts Technology Services offer workshops, drop-in trainings, and faculty development programs throughout the year. Here are some of our upcoming events:

  • ETS Workshops and Drop-In sessions for Tufts Faculty – offered by ETS staff for a range of tools including Canvas, Zoom, Poll Everywhere, and others – SEE LIST & CALENDAR BELOW
  • Recorded Workshops & Trainings – for instructors who can’t attend a live session, recorded versions of our most popular workshops & trainings are available
  • Getting Started with Tufts Tools – introduction to teaching tools including Zoom, Box, and Qualtrics. Follow the link, click “Instructor Led Training” and search for “Getting Started with Tufts Tools”
  • Tufts Faculty Learning Communities – where instructors can learn from in-house experts and from each other to build skills and strategies
Oct
13
Thu
Kaltura Training – Record, Edit, and Post Video in Canvas
Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Kaltura Capture can be used to create an online presentation or record anything on your screen. After this online training, you will be able to record, edit and post video in Canvas using the Kaltura Capture recording and editing tools. We’ll also discuss research-backed ways to structure your videos so they are most beneficial for your students’ learning.

Learn more about Kaltura Capture in our user guides.

Register for the Kaltura training session here:  https://tufts.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_7a3M9fLrBBn1qSy

Oct
19
Wed
COLT – Design to Engage: Crafting Laptop Lectures Recordings for the Learner Experience
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Tufts faculty learning Community of Online Learning and Teaching, aka COLT, is happy to present our first session for Fall 2022!

Digital transformation has instructors recording lectures on their own now more than ever. Although lectures have their limitations they remain an efficient form of instruction and many students prefer them. Through theoretical and research-based approaches to slide design and recording techniques, this session guides course designers with making pre-recorded lectures engaging, easy to follow, and memorable.

Our presenter will be Kimberly Hall, Senior Instructional Designer, Tufts Online & Blended Learning

Click here to sign up to receive the Zoom link for this COLT session!

Oct
26
Wed
Introduction to Piazza
Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Piazza creates an online learning environment for discussion and Q&A that allows students to collaborate with their peers and instructors any time, whether classes are in person or virtual. Learn how you can use Piazza in Canvas to let students ask questions and collaborate on problems.

Sign up for the Introduction to Piazza workshop here!

Nov
16
Wed
Poll Everywhere Training – Creating Interactive Lessons
Nov 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

In this online training session, we’ll show you how to create interactive lessons to use in your classroom with Poll Everywhere. We’ll discuss creating and delivering questions which students can answer with their mobile devices and ways to share student responses in real time. We’ll also cover the reporting and gradebook features of Poll Everywhere.

Register here to learn more

Dec
7
Wed
Kaltura Training – Record, Edit, and Post Video in Canvas
Dec 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Kaltura Capture can be used to create an online presentation or record anything on your screen. After this online training, you will be able to record, edit and post video in Canvas using the Kaltura Capture recording and editing tools. We’ll also discuss research-backed ways to structure your videos so they are most beneficial for your students’ learning.

Learn more about Kaltura Capture in our user guides.

Register for the Kaltura training session here:  https://tufts.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_7a3M9fLrBBn1qSy