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Technology Workshops

The ETA staff offer a variety of technology workshops to faculty and staff on topics ranging from instructional pedagogy, Canvas and innovative uses of new technologies. Each semester a series of workshops are offered to faculty in an informal setting allowing for faculty and instructional designers to discuss the appropriate uses of such technologies in coursework. Below you will find events from past semesters.

New workshops are here! See below for a list of the new and exciting workshops to be offered by the ETA office this semester.

Note that all workshops are offered from 12-1 pm in COPH DL Studio Rm. 2006. Exceptions noted below.

TO RSVP: Email and specify the name of the workshop, date/time you are interested in, and your department. Seats are limited; please register as soon as possible.

  • 09/29: Clickers and Classroom Interaction

    Description: Get every student in your class engaged with the Clicker! Come find out how clickers can be used in your classes to facilitate greater interaction that encourages more meaningful student participation.

    Date: Monday, 09/29

    Time: 1:00PM – 2:30PM

    Location: Studio/CPH 2006

  • 09/30: Canvas Basics for New Instructors

    Description: Technology is changing and so are we! Please join us to learn about the University’s new Learning Management System – Canvas by Instructure. This two hour session will provide an overview of the Canvas platform and will cover the following topics namely, why Canvas?, course structure and navigation, basic tasks such posting announcements, using grade book, content delivery, assessments and new learning tools that are now part of Canvas.

    Date: Tuesday, 09/30
    from 12:30 to 2 pm

    Time: 11:00AM – 12:30PM

    Location: COPH Lab B

  • 10/06: Collaborate: A virtual space for students

    Description: Blackboard Collaborate is the latest teaching and learning online-Canvas-integrated collaboration tool where faculty and students engage as if they were in a traditional classroom. In this workshop come and learn Collaborate’ s basic functions such as two-way audio, multi-point, video, interactive whiteboard, application and desktop sharing, rich media, breakout rooms and session recording; among others. *Log-in information will be mailed to attendees the day before the workshop.

    Date: Monday, 10/06

    Time: 12:30PM – 1:30PM

    Location: Virtual*

  • 10/21: Minimum Standards for Online Courses

    Description: This workshop will provide an overview of the Minimum standards for online courses and how they are applied to course design in online public health courses.

    Date: Tuesday, 10/21

    Time: 12:30PM – 1:30PM

    Location: Studio/CPH 2006

  • 11/05: Effective Collaboration

    Description: Collaboration in courses, through team work, can have positive effects on your students’ learning, if properly implemented. In this workshop come learn how about important elements such as positive interdependence, social skills, individual accountability, task and role differentiation, and simultaneous interaction. Also, learn how to integrate these skills into effective course design.

    Date: Wednesday 11/05

    Time: 12:30PM – 1:30PM

    Location: Studio/CPH 2006

  • 11/17: New Technologies

    Description: Technology is constantly changing and it’s important that you know how! Come learn about new technologies that are available and how they can be used to enhance the learning experience in your on-campus and online courses.

    Date: Monday, 11/17

    Time: 12:30PM – 1:30PM

    Location: Studio/CPH 2006

View previous ETA Tech Workshops from 2007-2013.