Conference/Seminar/Workshop
Faculty in this hands-on workshop, will learn the basics of building a course Web site using Moodle. Instructors will be introduced to basic navigation, learn how to configure course settings, and practice adding content and activities to a Moodle course. 

May 21, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, TBD

Funded seed grants at UMass will contribute to the mission of the National Science Foundation ADVANCE program, which is advancing women faculty, including women faculty of color, in science and engineering. 

May 22, 2019
1:00 pm

Machmer Hall, E20

Faculty are invited to join this workshop run by the Instructional Media Lab Staff, who will summarize and answer questions about what’s coming in a major Moodle upgrade this July 11.

May 22, 2019
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, TBD

 Instructors will learn and get hands on experience creating activities and exploring ways to engage students in Echo360 beyond just recording a classroom lecture.

May 23, 2019
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, TBD

 This conference brings together Neuroscientists and Engineers to find overlapping interests. It features two Keynote speakers: Andrew Barto (UMass) and Steven McCarroll (Harvard Medical School).

May 28, 2019
12:00 pm-8:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

Qualtrics is a popular online survey creation tools which can be a used by instructors looking to obtain information about and from their students for pedagogical reasons.

May 30, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, TBD

To help with the transition from SmartGrant and e-Protocol to Kuali Research we have scheduled open information sessions that will include an overview of the go-live strategy, a brief system demonstration, and time for questions and answers.

June 3, 2019
10:00 am-11:00 am

Life Science Laboratories, S330

Faculty will learn how lecture capture with Echo360 can be used to deliver online lectures, reinforce classroom material, to “flip” the classroom, make the classroom a more accessible space for students, or for instructors to watch and improve their teaching styles.

June 4, 2019
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, TBD

Faculty will learn how to record a lecture presentation, narrated tutorial, or a software demonstration and then post the resulting “screencast” on your Moodle course or class website. In this hands-on workshop we will use Camtasia.

June 6, 2019
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, TBD

Faculty are invited to join this workshop run by the Instructional Media Lab Staff, who will summarize and answer questions about what’s coming in a major Moodle upgrade this July 11.

June 17, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, TBD

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