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Zoom: Securing Your Digital Learning Environment – Option 1 (Webinar)

Online

Description This webinar will explore various meeting options to secure a Zoom session. We will explore secure distribution methods to restrict access to specific users and how to leverage in meeting controls to avoid unwanted distractions while facilitating Zoom sessions. RSVP Required Use the RSVP tool below to register. Reminders Coming:  We use the email address you provided... Continue Reading →

Free

Zoom: Creating Inviting Learning Spaces – Option 1 (Webinar)

Online

Description In this webinar, we will explore ways to set the tone of a digital meeting with welcome options, sample preparation and support materials, and accessibility features. We will explore some general housekeeping examples with guidelines for professional Netiquette in virtual environments. Finally we will explore some of the interactive tools that can be used... Continue Reading →

Free

Zoom: Securing Your Digital Learning Environment – Option 2 (Webinar)

Online

Description This webinar will explore various meeting options to secure a Zoom session. We will explore secure distribution methods to restrict access to specific users and how to leverage in meeting controls to avoid unwanted distractions while facilitating Zoom sessions. RSVP Required Use the RSVP tool below to register. Reminders Coming:  We use the email address you provided... Continue Reading →

Free

Zoom: Creating Inviting Learning Spaces – Option 2 (Webinar)

Online

Description In this webinar, we will explore ways to set the tone of a digital meeting with welcome options, sample preparation and support materials, and accessibility features. We will explore some general housekeeping examples with guidelines for professional Netiquette in virtual environments. Finally we will explore some of the interactive tools that can be used... Continue Reading →

Free

Securing your online Zoom sessions (Webinar)

Online

Description Explore best practices in securely scheduling, managing and distributing information about virtual sessions in Zoom. Zoom has implemented new security features and in meeting controls to allow hosts to manage the potential threats that could impacted unsecure sessions. In this 50 minute webinar we will look at the new Security Control center and offer... Continue Reading →

Free

Creating an inviting digital learning space through Zoom (Webinar)

Online

Description Virtual spaces still provide opportunities to personalize and humanize the learning environment. When facilitating sessions outside of a traditional setting, we need to be aware of techniques to share new expectations while easing anxiety around participants’ ability to successfully engage with the technology. In this 50 minute webinar we will explore ways to support... Continue Reading →

Free

Using Zoom’s Analytic and Reporting Features (Webinar)

Online

Description Ever wonder how you can quickly get attendance reports from previous Zoom sessions? Wouldn’t it be nice to recall the details of who responded a certain way to the class poll that you used in Zoom.  With the detailed meeting and usage reports you can analyze session data to find out all of these... Continue Reading →

Free

Master Zoom’s Breakout Rooms for Small Group Discussion (Webinar)

Online

Description Take a deep dive into leveraging small group discussions in a synchronous virtual session. In this 50 minute webinar, we will cover the possibilities associated with the built in breakout room tool in Zoom. Learn about customizing the settings to meet your needs. We will provide details on setting up pre-assigned rooms and give... Continue Reading →

Free

Humanizing Plus: Principles to Enhance Online Teaching and Learning (Webinar)

Online

Participants will review the Community of Inquiry (CoI) framework: social, cognitive, and teaching presence (Garrison, Anderson & Archer, 2000), and consider specific strategies to create a more inclusive and equitable online course by focusing on four interwoven principles: trust, presence, awareness, and empathy. Participants will also have an opportunity to assess their current courses and practices and identify... Continue Reading →

Free

Humanizing Plus: Elements to Create a More Inclusive and Equitable Online Course (Webinar)

Online

Participants will be guided through an interactive demonstration of 8 specific humanizing elements to leverage learning science and culturally responsive teaching to create a more inclusive and equitable online course for today's diverse students. Participants will have an opportunity to assess their current courses and practices and identify possible next steps in the spirit of continuous improvement.... Continue Reading →

Free

Securing Your Online Zoom Session​

Online

Description Explore best practices in securely scheduling, managing and distributing information about virtual sessions in Zoom. Zoom has implemented new security features and in meeting controls to allow hosts to manage the potential threats that could impacted unsecure sessions. In this 50 minute webinar we will look at the new Security Control center and offer... Continue Reading →

Free

Creating an Inviting Digital Learning Space with Zoom

Description Virtual spaces still provide opportunities to personalize and humanize the learning environment. When facilitating sessions outside of a traditional setting, we need to be aware of techniques to share new expectations while easing anxiety around participants’ ability to successfully engage with the technology. In this 50 minute webinar we will explore ways to support... Continue Reading →

Free