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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.

Oct
23
Fri
Canvas Basics for TUSM instructors
Oct 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

This online training session for instructors and course builders in the School of Medicine 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.

Register here: http://go.tufts.edu/TUSMCanvasTraining

To join the session, connect to the Zoom meeting: https://tufts.zoom.us/j/99913052378?pwd=TWQwSk9kSGt0cnZaQ01yTjh3QWt4dz09

Oct
28
Wed
GILD/CELT Faculty Spotlight: Sustaining Your Drink
Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

GILD/CELT Faculty Spotlight: Sustaining Your Drink with Nina Gerassi-Navarro from Romance Languages and Colin Orians from Biology

October 28, 1:00pm -2:00pm

Zoom link: https://tufts.zoom.us/j/91239314722?pwd=MlVvUlpTc2o2bW9CbHpPQktVRHdiUT09

Join us for this CELT/GILD sponsored session to learn about this innovative interdisciplinary course that joins students from Argentina and Tufts to explore the centrality of drinks to culture and the impact that production has on the environment and the producers. Colin and Nina will share how the course developed, how it is going as they pilot it, and will offer suggestions for faculty who may wish to develop courses with GILD in the future.

Creating Video in Canvas with Kaltura Capture
Oct 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 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.

Registration is encouraged, but not required. Register here: https://tufts.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9ukcD4QrXNDITkh

To join the session, connect to the Zoom meeting: https://tufts.zoom.us/j/99913052378?pwd=TWQwSk9kSGt0cnZaQ01yTjh3QWt4dz09

Nov
3
Tue
CELT Roundtable: Expand Your Tool Kit: Advanced Synchronous Engagement Techniques
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join these round-table discussions to share your experiences and learn some new approaches to engaging students and fostering participation- whether online, face-to-face or some combination of the two,

Multiple opportunities to attend:

Friday, Oct. 2nd; 12-1 pm
Tuesday, Nov. 3rd; 10-11 am
Friday, Dec. 4th; 4-5 pm
Nov
11
Wed
Canvas Basics for TUSM instructors
Nov 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

This online training session for instructors and course builders in the School of Medicine 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.

Register here: http://go.tufts.edu/TUSMCanvasTraining

To join the session, connect to the Zoom meeting: https://tufts.zoom.us/j/99913052378?pwd=TWQwSk9kSGt0cnZaQ01yTjh3QWt4dz09

Poll Everywhere in Canvas
Nov 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 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 here: https://tufts.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_55skyxWb9KItImp

To join the session, connect to the Zoom meeting: https://tufts.zoom.us/j/99913052378?pwd=TWQwSk9kSGt0cnZaQ01yTjh3QWt4dz09

Nov
12
Thu
Creating Video in Canvas with Kaltura Capture
Nov 12 @ 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.

Registration is encouraged, but not required. Register here: https://tufts.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9ukcD4QrXNDITkh

To join the session, connect to the Zoom meeting: https://tufts.zoom.us/j/99913052378?pwd=TWQwSk9kSGt0cnZaQ01yTjh3QWt4dz09

Dec
2
Wed
Poll Everywhere in Canvas
Dec 2 @ 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 here: https://tufts.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_55skyxWb9KItImp

To join the session, connect to the Zoom meeting: https://tufts.zoom.us/j/99913052378?pwd=TWQwSk9kSGt0cnZaQ01yTjh3QWt4dz09

Dec
4
Fri
CELT Roundtable: Expand Your Tool Kit: Advanced Synchronous Engagement Techniques
Dec 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join these round-table discussions to share your experiences and learn some new approaches to engaging students and fostering participation- whether online, face-to-face or some combination of the two,

Multiple opportunities to attend:

Friday, Oct. 2nd; 12-1 pm
Tuesday, Nov. 3rd; 10-11 am
Friday, Dec. 4th; 4-5 pm
Dec
8
Tue
Creating Video in Canvas with Kaltura Capture
Dec 8 @ 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.

Registration is encouraged, but not required. Register here: https://tufts.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9ukcD4QrXNDITkh

To join the session, connect to the Zoom meeting: https://tufts.zoom.us/j/99913052378?pwd=TWQwSk9kSGt0cnZaQ01yTjh3QWt4dz09


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