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August 2019

Getting Started with Brightspace (D2L) – for Online Course Instructors

August 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ED 1001, Education Building, Memorial University
St.John's, Canada
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Teaching online for the first time or need a refresher? This session will cover the basics to help get you started, including: Introduction to CITL Support Staff, including your course maintenance assistant; Logging into Brightspace and accessing your course site; Using course mail and announcements to contact your students; Monitoring discussion forums; Grading submissions and providing student feedback in the Quiz and Assignment tools; Setting up the Gradebook to track and return grades to students. Introduction to exam administration Duration:…

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Administrative Staff: Introduction to using Brightspace for Promotion and Tenure

August 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
ED 1001, Education Building, Memorial University
St.John's, Canada
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This workshop is designed for administrative staff who support the Promotion and Tenure process within an academic unit.  The workshop will highlight what you need to know about Brightsapce to add and organize content being presented for review, as well as how to copy content from an existing site. While it is an introductory workshop, experienced staff may wish to attend to share their experiences and/or get a refresher.

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Getting Started with Brightspace (D2L) – Supporting your on-campus course

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ED 1001, Education Building, Memorial University
St.John's, Canada
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Using Brightspace to support your on-campus course?  This session will cover the basics to get you started, including: Introduction to CITL Support team Logging into Brightspace and accessing your course site Copying content from a previous site and uploading new material Setting up a discussion forum Creating an assignment, including an online submission folder Using course mail to contact your students Setting up the Gradebook to track and return grades to students Activating your site Duration: 2 hours (1 hour…

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Increasing Instructor Presence in Brightspace

August 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ED 1001, Education Building, Memorial University
St.John's, Canada
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Looking for strategies to communicate and build a connection with your students online? Brightspace has a variety of tools to help you do this.    This introductory session will provide an overview of these tools with some strategies you can put to use right away. Announcements Intelligent Agents Video Note Online Office Hours using Online Rooms Discussions Personalized Feedback Surveys Syllabus Quiz Duration: 2 hours (1 hour session; 1 hour Q&A/drop-in) Registration is recommended for this  this event.

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Administrative Staff: Introduction to using Brightspace for Promotion and Tenure

August 22 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
ED 1001, Education Building, Memorial University
St.John's, Canada
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This workshop is designed for administrative staff who support the Promotion and Tenure process within an academic unit. The workshop will highlight what you need to know about Brightsapce to add and organize content being presented for review, as well as how to copy content from an existing site. While it is an introductory workshop, experienced staff may wish to attend to share their experiences and/or get a refresher.

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Getting Started with Brightspace (D2L) – Supporting your on-campus course

August 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ED 1001, Education Building, Memorial University
St.John's, Canada
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Using Brightspace to support your on-campus course?  This session will cover the basics to get you started, including: Introduction to CITL Support team Logging into Brightspace and accessing your course site Copying content from a previous site and uploading new material Setting up a discussion forum Creating an assignment, including an online submission folder Using course mail to contact your students Setting up the Gradebook to track and return grades to students Activating your site Duration: 2 hours (1 hour…

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Start-up Drop-in Sessions (no registration needed)

August 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ED 1001, Education Building, Memorial University
St.John's, Canada
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CITL offers a variety of support services for faculty.  Attend our drop in sessions for just-in time support.  Feel free to use the technology available in the TLX or to bring your own device.  Here’s a sample of some questions asked during past start-up sessions: How do I activate my Brightspace site so students can see the content I have there? I am reconsidering the evaluation scheme used my course. Can someone provide guidance with this? How can I better…

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Using Online Rooms

August 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ED 1001, Education Building, Memorial University
St.John's, Canada
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Online rooms is a “web-conferencing” application that is built right into Brightspace. It allows you to host synchronous sessions with your students, like online office hours, Q&A sessions prior to an exam, online presentations and more. The tool also features a recording functionality, so share the activity with the class afterwards or use it to create video content to share with your students later. This session will provide an overview of how the tool works and how you can set…

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Getting Started with Brightspace (D2L) – for Online Course Instructors

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ED 1001, Education Building, Memorial University
St.John's, Canada
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Teaching online for the first time or need a refresher? This session will cover the basics to help get you started, including: Introduction to CITL Support Staff, including your course maintenance assistant; Logging into Brightspace and accessing your course site; Using course mail and announcements to contact your students; Monitoring discussion forums; Grading submissions and providing student feedback in the Quiz and Assignment tools; Setting up the Gradebook to track and return grades to students. Introduction to exam administration Duration:…

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Using Gradebook

August 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ED 1001, Education Building, Memorial University
St.John's, Canada
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Want to give students a way to track their grades during your course, while having the info you need to transfer grades to Banner at the end of the course? The Brightspace gradebook allows you to do this. Bring your own laptop, or use the computers available in the TLX (ED1001) to set-up your gradebook and link your gradebook to assessments and evaluations set-up in your course site. Duration: 2 hours (1 hour session; 1 hour Q&A/drop-in) Registration is recommended…

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