The Center for eLearning offers the following instructor-led workshops available to faculty and staff. To register for these workshops please visit the:
Employee and Organizational Training Database.
- BlazeVIEW D2L 101: Introduction to BlazeVIEW D2L
- BlazeVIEW D2L: Gradebook
- BlazeVIEW D2L: Building Courses
- BlazeVIEW D2L: Assessment Tools
- BlazeVIEW D2L: Working with Migrated Content
- BlazeVIEW D2L: What's New in 10.2?
- Response System Workshop (Clickers)
- Introduction to Wimba (online)
This workshop will serve as an introduction to the new Learning Management System Desire2Learn (BlazeVIEW D2L). This workshop will cover some Desire2Learn basics, including:
- Logging into BlazeVIEW
- Creating Course Content
- Managing Course Offerings
- Communication Tools
- Managing Students
- Assessment Tools
Aug. 14th, 1pm-2:30pm, Odum Library Room 2634
Aug. 15th, 3pm-4:30pm, Odum Library Room 2634
Aug. 19th, 10am-11:30am, Odum Library Room 2634
Aug. 27th, 2pm-3:30pm, Georgia Power Annex Computer Lab
Oct. 9th, 3pm-4:30pm, Odum Library Room 2634
Nov. 5th, 2pm-3:30pm, Odum Library Room 2634
This workshop covers setting up and using the Gradebook in BlazeVIEW D2L.
Sept. 24th, 3pm-4:30pm, Odum Library Room 2634
Oct. 17th, 3pm-4:30pm, Odum Library Room 2634
Nov. 1st, 9am-10:30am, Odum Library Room 2634
Nov. 11th, 2pm-3:30pm, Odum Library Room 2634
This workshop will cover how to use the various Desire2Learn Course Builders to create your course content, walk you through the initial grade book setup, and will introduce you to Instructional Design Wizard.
Aug. 21st, 1pm-2:30pm, Odum Library Room 2634
Sept. 9th, 2pm-3:30pm, Odum Library Room 2634
Oct. 7th, 10am-11:30am, Odum Library Room 2634
Oct. 25th, 1pm-2:30pm, Odum Library Room 2634
Dec. 4th, 2pm-3:30pm, Odum Library Room 3270
This workshop with cover the basics of creating student assessment items including working with the Dropbox, Quizzes, and Discussion boards.
Sept. 4th, 10am-Noon, Pine Hall Computer Lab
Sept. 17th, 2pm-4pm, Georgia Power Annex Computer Lab
Oct. 14th, 1pm-3pm, Odum Library Room 2634
Nov. 19th, 3pm-5pm, Odum Library Room 2634
This workshop will cover working with courses migrated from previous semesters into Desire2Learn.
Aug. 26th, 3pm-4pm, Odum Library Room 2634
Sept. 19th, 2pm-3pm, Georgia Power Annex Computer Lab
The USG is upgrading all instances of D2L, including BlazeVIEW and GoVIEW, to version 10.2 during the 2013 winter break. This is an in-place upgrade so all current course and content material will remain the same. There will be many new features and the overall look/navigation of D2L will be improved as well. So come find out what changes are in store and learn about the new features including:
- New streamlined Navigation and Homepage look
- New way to build content
- New way to view discussions
- New Due Date feature
- And much more!
Oct. 24th, 3pm-4:30pm, Odum Library Room 3270
Oct. 28th, 10am-11:30am, Odum Library Room 3270
Nov. 6th, 3pm-4:30pm, Odum Library Room 3270
Nov. 12th, 2pm-3:30pm, Odum Library Room 3270
Dec. 2nd, 10am-11:30am, Odum Library Room 2634
Dec. 6th, 1pm-2:30pm, Odum Library Room 3270
Aug. 20th, 10am-Noon, Odum Library Room 2634
Sept. 18th, 2pm-4pm, Odum Library Room 2634
Oct. 14th, 10am-Noon, Odum Library Room 2634
Nov. 14th, 2pm-4pm, Odum Library Room 3270
Introduction to Wimba (online) - Distinguished Lecture Series
View upcoming or archived sessions from Wimba's Distinguished Lecture Series on topics such as: assisting at-risk students with writing, creatively teaching math, science, engineering, and physics online, use of virtual classrooms, best practices in online instruction, how technology can assist in disaster preparedness, enrollment and retention, and more!
ClassroomThis workshop will introduce you to Wimba Classroom. Learn the basic structure of the interface to deliver a live online session, and to archive sections for later viewing or as a study tool. Learn to upload and display PowerPoint presentations; use the eBoard tools, and more.
Sept. 11th, 3pm-4pm, Pound Hall Room 120
Wimba provides online training for two popular course titles:
Wimba Classroom (web conference)
Wimba Classroom™ 6.0, is a live, virtual classroom within BlazeVIEW that includes audio, video, application sharing and content display where faculty and students can engage the web-based conferencing as if they were meeting face-to-face. For additional information on Wimba Classroom, see this Wimba Classroom Brochure.
Wimba Voice Tools
Voice tools facilitate and promote vocal instruction, collaboration, coaching, and assessment. Increase the interaction and student engagement level of any online class by allowing faculty and students to easily embed vocal interactions into the page level of BlazeVIEW.