Attend workshops from members of the CTL staff on pedagogy and how to's about specific online learning software. Also provided are workshops from our vendors, such as Blackboard, Respondus, and VoiceThread.

Upcoming cohorts

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    Faculty: Course Design Essentials Cohort

    In an effort to help promote accessibility best practices in all course modalities, CTL offers the Building a Culture of Accessibility and Inclusion workshop. Using Universal Design for Learning (UDL) guidelines and QM Standard 8 for Accessibility as a guide, this multi-week workshop will run as a cohort model. Faculty can sign up for one of the scheduled sessions each semester. Scheduled sessions will be 2-weeks long and run asynchronously. Participation will result in a Certificate of Completion for 10 clock hours of professional development.

    Available sessions:

    • Monday July 1st through Friday July 19th
      (Registration Deadline Friday June 28th)

    Register for the Course Design Essentials cohort

 

Upcoming workshops

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    Faculty: CTL @NiTe

    Drop in to ask the CTL staff any questions (big or small!) you have regarding online instruction, course development, and Blackboard. This session will run every Wednesday from 6:00PM to 7:00PM for the entire 2024SP semester.

    Location: CTL @ NiTe
    Time: 6:00PM CDT

    We will provide the Class Collaborate session link closer to August

    Additional Sessions:
    08/14/2024 | 08/21/2024 | 08/28/2024

 

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    Faculty: Blackboard Adjunct Session

    This new training for all instructors (including new adjuncts and professors at GSU) will cover the basics of using Blackboard – our LMS system. We will also cover other digital tools that can enhance teaching and learning. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and work with the CTL team to gain a better understanding of how to leverage these technologies effectively. This training session is a great way for new faculty and staff (and anyone who needs a refresher!!) to familiarize themselves with the tools that will help them succeed at GSU.

    Location: CTL Virtual Session
    Time: 9:00AM CDT

    This session is no longer available

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    Faculty: Quality Matters Internal Course Review Information

    Do you teach a well-designed online course? Consider submitting your course for an Internal Course Review through the CTL. An internal review can result in a GSU Exemplary Course Award, and these awards will be presented on Faculty Development Day at the beginning of each Fall and Spring semester. An internal review is also the first step in an official QM Course Review which can result in international recognition. Come to this info session to learn more about requirements and the process.

    Location: CTL Virtual Session
    Time: 1:00PM CDT

    This session is no longer available

    Additional Sessions:
    06/20/2024 | 06/27/2024

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    Faculty: Class for Zoom Preview

    Join us to learn all about the upcoming changes to Collaborate! We will uncover the new features and take a deep dive into all the changes!

    Location: CTL Virtual Session
    Time: 11:00AM CDT

    This session is no longer available

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    Faculty: Faculty Open Sessions

    Drop in to ask the CTL staff any questions (big or small!) you have regarding online instruction, course development, Blackboard, Class Collaborate, Respondus, VoiceThread and more.

    Location: CTL Virtual Session
    Time: 3:00PM CDT

    Access the Faculty Open session

    Additional Sessions:
    06/21/2024

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    Faculty: Introduction to Panopto

    Panopto is an easy way to record, livestream, manage and share videos for educational purposes. Panopto’s features include recording presentations, utilizing multiple media feeds, video assignments, quizzes, basic editing features and closed captioning. Similar to YouTube, Panopto allows users to manage a video library that can be integrated in the Blackboard LMS.

    Location: CTL Virtual Session
    Time: 9:00AM CDT

    Access the Introduction to Panopto session

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    Faculty: Quality Matters Internal Course Review Information

    Do you teach a well-designed online course? Consider submitting your course for an Internal Course Review through the CTL. An internal review can result in a GSU Exemplary Course Award, and these awards will be presented on Faculty Development Day at the beginning of each Fall and Spring semester. An internal review is also the first step in an official QM Course Review which can result in international recognition. Come to this info session to learn more about requirements and the process.

    Location: CTL Virtual Session
    Time: 3:30PM CDT

    Quality Matters Internal Course Review Information session

    Additional Sessions:
    06/27/2024

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    Faculty: Faculty Open Sessions

    Drop in to ask the CTL staff any questions (big or small!) you have regarding online instruction, course development, Blackboard, Class Collaborate, Respondus, VoiceThread and more.

    Location: CTL Virtual Session
    Time: 9:00AM CDT

    Access the Faculty Open session

    Additional Sessions:
    06/21/2024

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    Faculty: Blackboard Ultra Preview

    Please join the workshop to learn about the features and functions of Blackboard Ultra! In the future, the University will be transitioning to the Ultra version of Blackboard. Don’t be left behind! Let’s learn together the best practices for the transition.

    Location: CTL Virtual Session
    Time: 11:00AM CDT

    Access the Blackboard Ultra Preview session

  • QualityMatters

    Faculty: Quality Matters Internal Course Review Information

    Do you teach a well-designed online course? Consider submitting your course for an Internal Course Review through the CTL. An internal review can result in a GSU Exemplary Course Award, and these awards will be presented on Faculty Development Day at the beginning of each Fall and Spring semester. An internal review is also the first step in an official QM Course Review which can result in international recognition. Come to this info session to learn more about requirements and the process.

    Location: CTL Virtual Session
    Time: 10:00AM CDT

    Quality Matters Internal Course Review Information session