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This site hosts a plethora of resources for teaching and effective use of technology to support your learning goals for your students. We are also developing specific sections to support you in adopting the most effective practices for highly engaging teaching online.  In the right sidebar of this page, you will find links to Online Course DesignOnline TeachingOnline Assessment, and available technology tools for teaching.

Please visit regularly for updated resources and Zoom sessions on a variety of topics.

May
4
Tue
CELT Roundtable: Expanding Your Tool Kit: Advanced Synchronous Engagement Techniques
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Join Zoom Meeting
https://tufts.zoom.us/j/92809809741?pwd=dElnbW1jSG5pVVE0L2FRdkxuaW9ldz09

Meeting ID: 928 0980 9741
Passcode: 910912

May
7
Fri
Roundtable: Planning a Mentor Learning Community
May 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Roundtable: Planning a Mentor Learning Community
Friday, May 7th; 12-1pm

Registration is required prior to the event: Roundtable Registration

This conversation will lay the groundwork for a faculty-driven learning community around mentoring graduate students. At this meeting we will discuss how we can build towards an equitable mentoring ecosystem at Tufts drawing on Dr Montgomery’s talk as well as our own mentoring experiences.

May
10
Mon
Canvas Gradebook
May 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

The Canvas Gradebook helps instructors easily input, manage and release grades to students. Topics covered in this online workshop include:

  • Gradebook Views
  • Grading Policies
  • Import/Export Grades
  • Grading History
  • Assignment Groups
  • Weighted Grading
  • Grading Schemes
  • Student “What if?” Grades

Registration is encouraged, but not required. Register for the session here: http://go.tufts.edu/techtraining

To attend the session, connect to the meeting on Zoom: https://tufts.zoom.us/my/etstraining

May
13
Thu
New Quizzes
May 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Learn how to use New Quizzes, a new assessment tool for Canvas. New Quizzes is available to all instructors now and offers new question types, an updated interface and detailed grading options. 

Registration is encouraged, but not required. Register for the session here: http://go.tufts.edu/techtraining

To attend the session, connect to the meeting on Zoom: https://tufts.zoom.us/my/etstraining

Poll Everywhere in Canvas
May 13 @ 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.

Prior to the session, participants are encouraged to:

  1. Log in to https://www.polleverywhere.com. (If you experience any login issues please contact edtech@tufts.edu.)
  2. Review the Poll Everywhere getting started guide.

Registration is encouraged, but not required. Register for the session here: http://go.tufts.edu/techtraining

To attend the session, connect to the meeting on Zoom: https://tufts.zoom.us/my/etstraining

May
14
Fri
Canvas Basics
May 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

This online training session for instructors and course builders will focus on strategies for creating and delivering course content, activities and assessments.

Prior to the training session, participants are encouraged to:

  1. View the Canvas Notifications Preferences video (04:28)
  2. View the Canvas User Settings and Profile Picture video (05:03)
  3. Log into Canvas, click on the “Account” button, set your Notification Preferences and create your Canvas Profile.

Registration is encouraged, but not required. Register for the session here: http://go.tufts.edu/techtraining

To attend the session, connect to the meeting on Zoom: https://tufts.zoom.us/my/etstraining

May
17
Mon
Canvas Basics
May 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

This online training session for instructors and course builders will focus on strategies for creating and delivering course content, activities and assessments.

Prior to the training session, participants are encouraged to:

  1. View the Canvas Notifications Preferences video (04:28)
  2. View the Canvas User Settings and Profile Picture video (05:03)
  3. Log into Canvas, click on the “Account” button, set your Notification Preferences and create your Canvas Profile.

Registration is encouraged, but not required. Register for the session here: http://go.tufts.edu/techtraining

To attend the session, connect to the meeting on Zoom: https://tufts.zoom.us/my/etstraining

May
20
Thu
Using the Modules Tool
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Learn how to organize and manage your course content in Canvas using the Modules tool. 

Registration is encouraged, but not required. Register for the session here: http://go.tufts.edu/techtraining

To attend the session, connect to the meeting on Zoom: https://tufts.zoom.us/my/etstraining

Discussion in Canvas
May 20 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Learn how to set up threaded online discussions and how to easily grade them. 

Registration is encouraged, but not required. Register for the session here: http://go.tufts.edu/techtraining

To attend the session, connect to the meeting on Zoom: https://tufts.zoom.us/my/etstraining

May
21
Fri
New Quizzes
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Learn how to use New Quizzes, a new assessment tool for Canvas. New Quizzes is available to all instructors now and offers new question types, an updated interface and detailed grading options. 

Registration is encouraged, but not required. Register for the session here: http://go.tufts.edu/techtraining

To attend the session, connect to the meeting on Zoom: https://tufts.zoom.us/my/etstraining


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