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We also offer the opportunity for 1-to-1 or small group training with our staff on request. We provide training to faculty and staff on our supported technologies, as well as providing instructional design assistance on using online resources effectively.

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Getting Started with Adobe Connect

Register
15 seats available


When

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
A600 TLS Training Area

Event Contact

Joseph Zelazny

Presenters

Joseph Zelazny

Adobe Connect is a web-based communication tool that allows faculty and students to collaborate online in real-time. This real-time interaction is also known as "synchronous learning."  We demonstrate how the tools works and provide setup assistance to ensure successful use.



Session Details: This 60-minute session for beginners will include:

  • Creating and managing your own "meeting room"
  • Sharing your content with others (desktop, application, and document sharing),
  • Recording your Connect session for future viewing
  • Setting up captioning services for accessibility,
  • Technical best practices for before and during a synchronous session
Interpreting Services for this event can be requested through Access Services at http://myAccess.rit.edu.

The deadline to register for this event is Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 12:00pm.

Creating Effective Videos - Using Camtasia Software

Register
18 seats available


When

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
TWC A650 TLS Training Area

Event Contact

Joseph Zelazny

Presenters

Marybeth Koon
Joseph Zelazny

During this session we will step through the process of creating a narrated presentation video. We will begin with the outlining and storyboarding process, move into the recording and production phase, and end with the publishing phase which includes captioning and hosting on the RIT video server.

Audience:
This session is intended for anyone new to creating their own course videos using Camtasia screencasting software.

Objectives:

Faculty will leave with the skills to create their own course videos and make them accessible to students via myCourses.


The deadline to register for this event is Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 12:00pm.

New Faculty Orientation 2015

Registration is not required.

When

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 -
Friday, August 14, 2015

Where

GOS - Thomas Gosnell Hall (08),
A300

Event Contact

Anne Canale

Presenters

Cheryl Herdklotz
Anne Marie Canale

New Faculty Orientation will be held August 12-14, 2015!  Details and invitations to new faculty will be available in late June. 

Teaching and Learning Symposium

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96 seats available


When

Friday, August 14, 2015
1:00pm - 5:00pm

Where

GOS - Thomas Gosnell Hall (08),
A300

Event Contact

Rebecca Johnson

Presenters

Rebecca Johnson

Save the date! 

Kick off the academic year with an afternoon of lively conversation about teaching and learning at RIT. You’ll hear fellow faculty members talk about their challenges and successes in the classroom, then have an opportunity to continue the discussion at a reception. (Details to come.)

Light Refreshments will be provided.


The deadline to register for this event is Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 5:00pm.

Getting started with myCourses for Adjuncts

Register
47 seats available


When

Monday, August 17, 2015
2:00pm - 3:15pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
2430/Via Lab

Event Contact

Joseph Zelazny

Presenters

Joe Zelazny

This training is intended to give instructors an introduction to teaching with myCourses and provide an overview of the core tools.  We will review area within myCourses that allow you to share materials and manage activities and assignments.

In this session we will cover:

  • The Content tool for sharing your syllabus, documents, and other files with students.
  • Setting up Grades for online grading and comments.
  • The Classlist for email communication and reviewing your enrollments.
  • The News tool for important course announcements.

Interpreting Services for this event can be requested through Access Services at http://myAccess.rit.edu.


The deadline to register for this event is Monday, August 17, 2015 at 12:00pm.

Fall 2015 Adjunct Faculty Orientation: Your Survival Kit

Register
44 seats available


When

Monday, August 17, 2015
3:30pm - 5:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
2430/Via Lab

Event Contact

Cheryl Herdklotz

Presenters

Cheryl Herdklotz
Anne Marie Canale

A special Adjunct Faculty Orientation will introduce adjuncts to a wealth of information that will help them quickly adjust to the RIT classroom and our student population. Special emphasis is placed on teaching deaf and hard-of-hearing students, RIT Library's resources, classroom technologies, preparing course media, and the student Information System (SIS). Open to new (and returning) RIT adjunct faculty.

If you need Interpreting Services, click on the link at the top, right of this form.

Light Refreshments will be provided.


The deadline to register for this event is Monday, August 10, 2015 at 5:00pm.

Getting Started with Adobe Connect

Register
15 seats available


When

Monday, August 24, 2015
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
A600 TLS Training Area

Event Contact

Joseph Zelazny

Presenters

Joseph Zelazny

Adobe Connect is a web-based communication tool that allows faculty and students to collaborate online in real-time. This real-time interaction is also known as "synchronous learning."  We demonstrate how the tools works and provide setup assistance to ensure successful use.

Session Details: This 60-minute session for beginners will include:

  • Creating and managing your own "meeting room"
  • Sharing your content with others (desktop, application, and document sharing),
  • Recording your Connect session for future viewing
  • Setting up captioning services for accessibility,
  • Technical best practices for before and during a synchronous session
Interpreting Services for this event can be requested through Access Services at http://myAccess.rit.edu.

The deadline to register for this event is Monday, August 24, 2015 at 11:00am.

myCourses: Setting Up Quizzes

Register
15 seats available


When

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
A600 TLS Training Area

Event Contact

Marybeth Koon

Presenters

Marybeth Koon

myCourses offers an online Quizzing tool, which can be used effectively and efficiently for the administration of online activities such as high- and low-stakes assessments, review exercises on assigned readings, and setting up practice activities.

 This 60-minute session will address topics such as:

  • Building a quiz
  • Creating your questions and options such as question randomization
  • Using publisher test banks
  • Examples of activities and assessments used with the Quizzing tool will also be shared.

 Interpreting Services for this event can be requested through Access Services at http://myAccess.rit.edu.

 

 


The deadline to register for this event is Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 11:00am.

Using Interactive Pen Displays & Tablets (Demonstration)

Register
20 seats available


When

Friday, September 11, 2015
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
A600 TLS Training Area

Event Contact

Joseph Zelazny

Presenters

Marybeth Koon
Joseph Zelazny

Communicate and share ideas more effectively through handwritten drawings, diagrams, annotations and notes – even while using computers and mobile devices.  These devices can be used while presenting in a traditional classroom, using a flipped classroom model, conducting remote learning or tutoring session, or having students work on a group project.


The deadline to register for this event is Friday, September 11, 2015 at 1:00pm.

Getting Started with the RIT Wiki

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15 seats available


When

Monday, September 14, 2015
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
A650 TLS Training Area

Event Contact

Joseph Zelazny

Presenters

Joe Zelazny

Wikis are group-editable websites that are ideal for fast and easy collaboration among groups of all sizes. Because of their simplicity, wikis have become a preferred method for collaboration in many classrooms, small offices, and large scale companies.

If you are interested in learning more about the RIT Confluence Wiki, as well as viewing examples of how other RIT faculty and staff have used the Confluence wiki, please join us for this session.

Interpreting Services for this event can be requested through Access Services at http://myAccess.rit.edu.



The deadline to register for this event is Monday, September 14, 2015 at 11:00am.

Teachers on Teaching: Katie Terezakis on Reflection and Teaching

Register
20 seats available


When

Thursday, September 17, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
A650 (Teaching & Learning Services)

Event Contact

Michael Starenko

Presenters

Katie Terezakis

This event is part of the ongoing "Teachers on Teaching" series sponsored by Teaching and Learning Services

Dr. Katie Terezakis is an associate professor in the Department of Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts, and a recipient of the 2014-2015 Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching.

People often describe their early teaching experience as a baptism by fire from which they still carry the marks. Recent approaches to the affective and metacognitive elements of teaching draw us back to techniques consistent with the reflective practices defined in traditional philosophies. For example, by the Socrates of Republic X, who details a procedure for regaining psychic balance when people and events disturb us, as inevitably they must, and, it turns out, as is necessary for coming to know much at all. Or by Aristotle, whose Ethics lay out the method for achieving one’s personal best in practices geared toward enunciating, for one’s intellectual community, the given action one decides to undertake. In fact, the promise of a mind coming to know itself in action is the principle that animates philosophy, so the need to communicate, verify, criticize, perform, and revise our judgments almost guarantees that philosophers will attempt to teach and will be schooled by their teaching.

In this discussion, I will highlight several initiatives in metacognitive research, foremost the link between metacognition and personal identity; the ability to manage conflicts in the learning environment; and the classroom as a microcosm for social and psychodynamic constructions. I will describe how some traditional philosophical tactics help to enrich and extend these proposals, and therefore how incorporating a philosophical angle in any discipline can help its professors to understand and help shape the ways that our teaching continually marks us.

 


The deadline to register for this event is Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 12:00pm.

GoReact Online Video Assessment Tool (Demonstration)

Register
20 seats available


When

Thursday, September 17, 2015
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
A600 TLS Training Area

Event Contact

Joseph Zelazny

Presenters

Joseph Zelazny

GoREACT is an online video recording tool designed to provide feedback for public speaking/speech, presentations, sign language/interpreter training, student teaching observation, and music/dance/theatrical performances.  GoREACT allows for both real time commentary or for providing feedback on previously recorded videos. While not an RIT TLSsupported technology, many faculty at RIT have used this vendor supported tool with success.


The deadline to register for this event is Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 2:00pm.

Course Media Research and Best Practices

Register
20 seats available


When

Monday, September 21, 2015
11:00am - 12:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
A600 TLS Training Area

Event Contact

Marybeth Koon

Presenters

Marybeth Koon
Joseph Zelazny

Faculty will explore research surrounding best practices for developing effective video for instruction.  During this discussion a variety of faculty-produced examples will be explored and participants will have an opportunity to pose questions and reflect on how video could be used in their own courses.

Open to all RIT faculty.

Pre-registration is encouraged; walk-ins can attend if space permits.


The deadline to register for this event is Monday, September 21, 2015 at 11:00am.

Creating Videos - Using Camtasia Software (for Windows)

Register
18 seats available


When

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
11:00am - 1:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
TWC A650 TLS Training Area

Event Contact

Joseph Zelazny

Presenters

Marybeth Koon
Joseph Zelazny

During this session we will step through the process of creating a narrated presentation video using Camtasia Studio 8 for Windows. We will begin with the outlining and storyboarding process, move into the recording and production phase, and end with the publishing phase which includes captioning and hosting on the RIT video server.

Audience:
This session is intended for anyone new to creating their own course videos using Camtasia screencasting software.

Objectives:

Faculty will leave with the skills to create their own course videos and make them accessible to students via myCourses.


The deadline to register for this event is Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 11:00am.

Creating Videos - Using Camtasia Software (for Mac)

Register
18 seats available


When

Friday, September 25, 2015
11:00am - 1:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
TWC A650 TLS Training Area

Event Contact

Joseph Zelazny

Presenters

Marybeth Koon
Joseph Zelazny

During this session we will step through the process of creating a narrated presentation video using Camtasia 2 for Mac. We will begin with the outlining and storyboarding process, move into the recording and production phase, and end with the publishing phase which includes captioning and hosting on the RIT video server.

Audience:
This session is intended for anyone new to creating their own course videos using Camtasia screencasting software.

Objectives:

Faculty will leave with the skills to create their own course videos and make them accessible to students via myCourses.


The deadline to register for this event is Friday, September 25, 2015 at 11:00am.