BlazeVIEW D2L Workshop

Workshop Calendar

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

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

Dates/Times/Locations:

Aug 14th, 4-5:30pm, Odum Library Room 3270
Aug 22nd, 10-11:30am, Odum Library Room 3270
Aug 27th, 2-3:30pm, Odum Library Room 3270
Sep 23rd, 3-4:30pm, Odum Library Room 3270

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BlazeVIEW D2L: Gradebook

This workshop covers setting up and using the Gradebook in BlazeVIEW D2L.

Dates/Times/Locations:
Sep 10th, 10-11:30am, Odum Library 2621 (Center for eLearning Computer Lab)
Oct 9th, 2-3:30pm, Odum Library 2621 (Center for eLearning Computer Lab)
Nov. 11th, 3-4:30pm, Odum Library 2621 (Center for eLearning Computer Lab)

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BlazeVIEW D2L: Building Courses

 This workshop will cover how to use the various Desire2Learn Course Builders to create your course content, walk you through the initial setup, and will introduce you to Instructional Design Wizard. 

Dates/Times/Locations:
Aug 26th, 1:30-3:00pm, Odum Library 2621 (Center for eLearning Computer Lab)
Oct 21st, 3-4:30pm, Odum Library 2621 (Center for eLearning Computer Lab)

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BlazeVIEW D2L: Assessments

 This workshop with cover the basics of creating student assessment items including working with the Dropbox, Quizzes, and Discussion boards. 

Dates/Times/Locations:
Sep 5th, 9-11am, Odum Library 2621 (Center for eLearning Computer Lab)
Sep 29th, 10am-Noon, Odum Library 2621 (Center for eLearning Computer Lab)
Nov. 20th, 3-5pm, Odum Library 2621 (Center for eLearning Computer Lab))

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BlazeVIEW D2L: Student Progress and Feedback Tools

This workshop will cover the various tools within BlazeVIEW D2L that help you monitor student activities and progression through the course and tools that allow you to provide the student with automated and manual feedback.  Among to tools covered are the content report tool, Intelligent Agents, and student reports.

Dates/Times/Locations:
Sep 11th, 3-4pm, Odum Library 2621 (Center for eLearning Computer Lab)
Nov 5th, 10-11am, Odum Library 2621 (Center for eLearning Computer Lab)

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BlazeVIEW D2L: Troubleshooting: When things go wrong, how to get help.

In this workshop we will cover the various resources users have to obtain help with their D2L questions as well as cover some basic troubleshooting tips.  This session will cover using the D2L Help center, the various D2L Help guides, and clarify which numbers to call for over the phone assistance. This session will also discuss some of the more common user errors that instructors can encounter and how to deal with them or avoid them all together.

Dates/Times/Locations:
Oct 15th, 2-3pm, Odum Library 2621 (Center for eLearning Computer Lab)

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Introduction to Qualtrics Survey Tool

Qualtrics is the new web-based survey tool which facilitates survey creation, distribution and data monitoring/collection.  The survey tool is available to all faculty, staff and students. This introductory course will cover the following:

  • Creating a basic survey
  • Adding items to the survey
  • Overview of the different question-types
  • Adding display logic to the survey
  • Adding skip logic to the survey
  • Adding collaborators to the survey
  • Changing default settings
  • Options for distributing the survey
  • Viewing the survey results
  • Qualtrics best practices
  • Qualtrics online resources and training available

Dates/Times/Locations:
Sep 23rd, 1:30-3:30pm, Odum Library 2621 (Center for eLearning Computer Lab)
Oct 15th, 9-11am, Odum Library 2621 (Center for eLearning Computer Lab)
Nov 13th, 1:30-3:30pm, Odum Library 2621 (Center for eLearning Computer Lab)

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Response System Workshop (Clickers)

This session is designed for faculty who have signed up to be using Student Response Systems (clickers) in the Summer and Fall 2014 semester for the first time.  The fundamentals of successfully incorporating Student Response Systems (clickers) into the classroom, navigating the Turning Technologies software, creating PowerPoint presentations/questions, and using the D2L integration will be covered during this orientation.   We will go over common best recommended practices, available resources, and answer any questions you might have regarding teaching with this technology.

Dates/Times/Locations:
TBA

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Teaching with Technology

In this workshop we will explore the more advanced and/or lesser known abilities of the listed technology as a guided round table discussion of the ways the participants have previously or plan on using the tool in their classroom.  Through this workshop participants will learn not only how to use the technology, but also how to better integrate it into their own teaching practice. This workshop is meant for instructors who already have a basic knowledge of how to use the listed technology tool, but want to learn more and share their own knowledge.

Dates/Times/Locations:

BlazeVIEW/GoVIEW D2L Online Discussions
Sep 24th, 3-4pm, Odum Library Room 1480

Turnitin
Oct 29th, 9-10am, Odum Library Room 1480

D2L Communication Tools (News, mail, etc.)
Oct 2nd, 2-3pm, Odum Library Room 1480

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