Online Education & Innovation

Events & Workshops

Instructional Design and Technology

In partnership with Teaching and Learning Center 

Professional Development Departmental Workshops

Spring 2021 Comming Soon

Quality Matters Rubric

Applying the Quality Matters Rubric for Online Courses
Facilitator: Bernie Cantens

Thursday, July 9, 2020, 3-4 PM Overview of the QM Rubric. 

Thursday, July 16, 2020, 3-4 PM Standard 1.  

Thursday, July 23, 2020, 3-4 PM Standards 7 and 8. 

Thursday, July 30, 2020, 3-4 PM Standard 2 and 3.

Thursday, August 13, 2020, 3-4 PM Applying the QM Rubric.

Technology Workshops for August

  • Canvas New Quizzes - Now integrated with Respondus LockDown Browser! - Learn how to create, moderate, and grade a Canvas quiz using the New Quizzes tool.  The New Quizzes tool has additional question options such as ordering, categorization, and hot spot.  We’ll also look at how to migrate your Classic Quizzes into New Quizzes. Wed Aug 5th, 1:30-2:30 PM
  • YuJa Video Recording, Editing, Quizzing & Analytics   - Learn to record, edit, share, and embed YuJa video content in your course.  In addition, learn how to set up a video quiz to deliver through your Canvas course. Tue, Aug 11th, 1:30-2:30 PM
  • Creating & Using a Canvas Rubric - This half-hour session will show you how to create, attach, and grade with a Canvas rubric to provide feedback to your students and make grading easier.  Thu, Aug 13th, 9:30-10:00 AM
  • Canvas - Using the Canvas Collaboration Tool  -  The Canvas collaboration tool lets you and your students easily collaborate using Google docs, sheets, and slides.  Easy to create on the fly for group work. Tue, Aug 18th, 11:30-12:00 PM
  • NEW:  Setting up Zoom Breakout Pre-Assigned Breakout Rooms.  Thu, Aug 20th, 11:30-12:00 PM 
  • Canvas Gradebook & SpeedGrader - You will leave this session with an understanding of all of the functionality of the Gradebook & SpeedGrader. Fri, Aug 21st, 9:30-10:30 AM
  • NEW:  Flipgrid, Canvas, and YuJa Video Discussion Boards - Explore 3 different options for using video discussion in your course. Tue, Aug 25th, 3:30-4:30 PM
  • NEW:  Grading with the Canvas Teacher App on the iPad - The mobile app provides quick access to grading and allows you to annotate on submitted assignments.Fri, Aug 28th, 1:30-2:00

Professional Development Departmental Workshops

Department of Online Education and Innovation
July and August Departmental Instructional Design Sessions
One-Hour Workshops by Departments 

The purpose of the Departmental Instructional Design Workshops is to provide instructors and faculty with an overview of best practices in designing your online course. Instructional designers will use Quality Matters standards adapted for Moravian College Online Teaching Quality Standards. We have also completed a Checklist for Quality Standards for online teaching. faculty. We also hope that these sessions will foster greater dialogue and communication among faculty within departments and help create a more supportive community for online teaching.

MATH AND COMPUTER SCIENCE - Completed

ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS - Completed

PHILOSOPHY, POLITICAL SCIENCES, AND GLOBAL RELIGION
Wednesday, July 8, 2020, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
(Instructional Designer ID: David Castañeda)

THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY  Recording 
Monday, July 13, 2020 10:00-11:00AM
(ID: David Castañeda)

NURSING & PUBLIC HEALTH   Recording
Wednesday, July 15, 10:00-11:00 AM
(ID: Sarah Rentz)

REHAB SCIENCES Recording 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 3:30-4:30 PM
(ID: Sarah Rentz) 

BIOLOGY 
Monday, July 20, 2020, 4:00-5:00 PM
(ID: Sarah Rentz)

EDUCATION AND COMMUNICATIONS
Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 2:00-3:00 PM

ART
Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 2:00-3:00 PM

SOCIOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY AND PSYCHOLOGY Recording
Monday, July 27, 2020 10:00-11:00AM
(ID: David Castañeda) 

CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 10:00-11:00 AM
(ID: David Castañeda) 

ART
Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 2:00-3:00 PM
(IT: Liz Tate)

ENGLISH  AND THEATER
Monday, August 3, 2020 11:00-12:00PM Recording

ART
Wednesday, August 5, 2020, 2:00-3:00 PM
 

HISTORY 
Monday, August 10, 2020 2:00-3:00PM Recording
 

MODERN LANGUAGES
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:00-11:00AM Recording
 

A Free Workshop on the Apple Pencil

Presented by Dr. Karen Groller, Assistant Professor and Distinguished Apple Educator.

See Flyer. Tuesday, June  23, 2020, 2-3 PM

Community Book Read and Virtual Learning Session

  • LVAIC Book Reading Discussion Session (June 9-June 25) 
  • Moravian Reading and Discussion Sessions (June 3-24, Wed 3:30-4:30 pm)      
  • Community Book Read &Virtual Learning Session with Author of Small Teaching Online, Flower Darby (June 30, 2:00-3:30)          

Instructional Design Professional Development

June

  • Design Options for Online Exams and Assessments  Mon June 1 - 11 AM David
  • Design Options for Online Exams and Assessments  Wed June 3 - 10:00 AM Sarah
  • Accessibility for Canvas  Tue June 9 - 9:00 AM Sarah
  • Strategies for Active Discussions Thurs June 11 - 6 PM David
  • Group work in Online Courses Mon. June 15 - 1 PM David
  • Organizing Content in Canvas Tues. June 23 - 9:00 AM Sarah
  • Best Practices in Video Creation Thurs. June 25 - 11 AM David 
  • Organizing Content in Canvas  Mon. June 29 - 1 PM David
  • Facilitating Zoom Sessions Tues. June 30 - 2:00 PM Sarah and Craig

Online Instructional Technology Sessions

July

  • Canvas - Managing Peer Review - Thu, July 2nd, 1:30-2:30 PM A peer review assignment enables students to provide feedback on another student's assignment submission. Peer reviews are a tool that allows communication between students and can help students master the concepts of a course and learn from each other.  
  • YuJa Video Recording, Editing Video Quizzing, Commenting & Analytics - Mon July 13th, 7:00-8:00 PM Learn to record, edit, share, and embed YuJa video content in your course.  In addition, learn how to set up a video quiz to ensure that your students are watching and understanding the content. 
  • Canvas - Creating, Delivering, Moderating & Grading a Quiz/Exam - Thu, July 16th, 9:30-10:30 AM Learn how to create and deliver a Canvas quiz, set time accommodations, and manage a quiz in progress.  
  • NEW:  Canvas - Potpourri - Fri, July 17th, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Learn about all the helpful tips and tricks that will make you look like a Canvas whiz.  
  • Canvas - Creating & Managing Student Groups - Tue, July 21st, 7:00-8:00 PM Learn how to set up groups, create group assignments, manage, monitor, and grade group assignments.  Groups are great for projects and discussion boards!  
  • Creating & Using a Canvas Rubric - Wed, July 22nd, 9:30-10:00 AM An effective way to communicate feedback to your students and easier grading.  
  • NEW:  Google Drive - Fri, July 24th, 1:30-2:30 PM Learn how to manage your Google Drive, share documents and folders, change permissions, make and resolve comments, and set notifications.  
  • NEW:  Journaling with Canvas and Google - Tue, July 28th, 1:30-2:30 PM Learn how to set up journaling using Canvas and Google.  We will explore graded and ungraded options.  
  • NEW:  Exploring the Canvas Teacher App - Thu, July 30th, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM The mobile app provides quick access to grading, communicating, and updating through Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, and Quizzes.  
  • Using LockDown Browser & Monitor for Remote Assessment - Fri, July 31st, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Learn how to protect the integrity of your exam and deter cheating.  

June

  • Canvas - Creating, Delivering, Moderating & Grading a Quiz/Exam - Learn how to create and deliver a Canvas quiz, set time accommodations, and manage a quiz in progress. Tue, June 2nd, 7:00-8:00 PM
  • YuJa Video Recording, Editing Video Quizzing, Commenting & Analytics - Learn to record, edit, share and embed YuJa video content in your course.  In addition, learn how to set up a video quiz to ensure that your students are watching and understanding the content. Thu, June 4th, 3:00-4:00 PM
  • NEW:  Live Polling in your Online Class - Explore 3 different polling tools for online instant feedback - Canvas polls, Zoom polls & PollEverywhere Fri, June 5th, 1:30-2:30 PM
  • Creating & Using a Canvas Rubric - An effective way to communicate feedback to your students and easier grading. Mon, June 15th, 7:00-7:30 PM
  • Canvas - Creating & Managing Student Groups - Learn how to set up groups, create group assignments, manage, monitor, and grade group assignments.  Groups are great for projects and discussion boards! Tue, June 16th, 1:30-2:30 PM
  • Using LockDown Browser & Monitor for Remote Assessment - Learn how to protect the integrity of your exam and deter cheating. Thu, June 18th, 9:30-10:30 AM
  • Instructional Technology Boot Camp - This session is designed for new faculty at Moravian College.  This will give an in-depth overview of functionalities available in Canvas, YuJa, and Zoom. Fri, June 19th, 1:30-3:00 PM
  • Canvas - Managing Student Discussions - This session will explain the different types of discussions and how to set them up.  It will also cover viewing and sorting, group discussions, and grading discussions.  Mon, June 22nd, 3:00-4:00 PM
  • Canvas Gradebook & SpeedGrader - This will be a quick tour of the Gradebook and SpeedGrader. Tue, June 23rd 7:00-8:00pm
  • NEW:  Exploring the Canvas Teacher App - The mobile app provides quick access to grading, communicating, and updating through Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, and Quizzes. Wed, June 24th, 1:30-2:30 PM
  • NEW:  Google & Canvas - Two Greats Tools That Play Nice Together - Learn how to use Google Docs for dynamic course content, let students edit a Google Doc, distribute a Google Doc template via Canvas, and grade a Google Doc using SpeedGrader.  Also, works with Google Sheets and Slides.   Fri, June 26th 9:30-10:30AM

May

  • Creating a Canvas Rubric  May 1 - 9:00 AM  Liz
  • Canvas - Creating and Grading Online Assignments  May 1 - 10:00 AM Liz
  • Facilitating Zoom Sessions  Mon May 4 - 1:00 PM David
  • Design Options for Online Exams and Assessments    Wed May 6 - 11:00, AM Sarah
  • Best Practices in Video Creation Tues May 12 - 2:00 PM Sarah and Craig
  • Organizing Content in Canvas  Thurs May 14 - 6 PM David
  • Converting Assignments to Online  Mon May 18 - 11 AM David
  • Group Work in Online Courses Wed May 20 - 10:00 AM Sarah
  • Strategies for Active Discussions Tues May 26 - 9:00 AM Sarah
  • Accessibility for Canvas  Thurs May 28 - 1 PM David

Past Workshops on Online Learning

Elizabeth (Liz) Tate | Instructional Technologist; IT
For more information about each workshop please contact Elizabeth (Liz) Tate tatee@moravian.edu.

Canvas - Managing Student Discussions  

  • Thu May 28th, 10:00-11:00 AM

Turnitin - Understanding How it Works 

  • Fri May 29th, 10:30-11:30 AM

Canvas - Managing Student Groups 

  • Tue May 26th, 1:30-2:30 AM

Creating & Using a Canvas Rubric 

  • Tue May 19th, 3:30-4:00 PM 

Instructional Technology Boot Camp 

  • Wed May 20th, 1:30-3:00 PM  

Canvas New Quizzes 

  • Fri May 22nd, 9:30-10:15 PM 

Canvas - Working with Quiz Question Banks 

  • Fri May 22nd, 1:30-2:15 PM 

Managing Zoom Breakout Rooms 

  • Mon May 11th, 3:00-4:00 PM

Creating & Using a Canvas Rubric

  • Tue May 12th, 3:30-4:00 PM

YuJa Video Recording & Editing

  • Wed May 13th, 2:00-3:00 PM  

Canvas Gradebook and SpeedGrader

  • Thu May 14th, 9:00-10:00 AM

LockDown Browser Debrief Session 

  • Thu May 14th, 1:30-2:30 PM

 Canvas - Using Peer Review

  • Fri May 15th, 1:30-2:30 PM

Creating & Using a Canvas Rubric

  • Wed May 6th, 4:00-4:30 PM

Instructional Technology Boot Camp

  • Thu May 7th, 2:00-3:30 PM 

Canvas - Creating and Grading Online Assignments

  • Fri May 8th, 9:30-10:30 AM  

Canvas - Creating, Delivering, Moderating & Grading a Quiz/Exam

  • Fri May 8th, 1:30-2:30 PM

Using LockDown Browser & Monitor for Remote Assessment - Learn how to protect the integrity of your exam and deter cheating

  • Mon April 27th, 10:00-11:00 AM

YuJa Video Quizzing & Analytics - A video quiz is easy to create and a great way to ensure that your students are watching and understanding the content (this works with videos you create as well as YouTube videos).  Also, embedding YuJa media into your Canvas course allows you to see detailed viewing statistics for your students.

  • Tue April 28th, 3:30-4:30 PM

Canvas - Creating, Delivering, Moderating & Grading a Quiz/Exam - Learn how to create and deliver a Canvas quiz, set time accommodations, and manage a quiz in progress.

  • Wed April 29th, 9:00-10:00 AM

Zoom Polling - Creating, Delivering & Reporting - Learn how to create polls in advance and on the fly to engage your class during a Zoom meeting.

  • Thu April 30th, 9:30-10:00 AM 

Canvas Gradebook & SpeedGrader - Get comfortable with the Gradebook and SpeedGrader.  Learn how to hide and post grades for students, message students "who ...", sort and filter, 

  • Thu April 30th 1:30-2:30PM

Creating & Using a Canvas Rubric - An effective way to communicate feedback to your students for assignments and discussions with the bonus of easier grading.

  • Fri May 1st, 9:00-9:30 AM

Canvas - Creating and Grading Online Assignments - Learn the create assignments that students submit online and how to grade them using SpeedGrader

  • Fri May 1st 10:00-11:00AM

Using Zoom with LockDown Browser  - How to use Zoom to monitor students during a synchronous exam

  • Tue April 21st, 9:00-9:30 AM 

Setting up a Canvas Quiz & Moderating - Learn how to create and deliver a Canvas quiz, set time accommodations and manage a quiz in progress.

  • Tue April 21st, 1:30-2:30 PM  

Canvas Gradebook & SpeedGrader - Get comfortable with the Gradebook and SpeedGrader.  Learn how to hide and post grades for students, message students "who ...", sort and filter, 

  • Wed April 22nd, 2:00-3:00 PM  

Using LockDown Browser & Monitor for Remote Testing - Learn how to protect the integrity of your exam and deter cheating

  • Thu April 23rd, 1:30-2:30 PM 

EvaluationKit (online course evaluations)  Learn how to manage the availability date, how to track the response rate and how to access reporting results

  • Fri April 24th, 1:30-2:15 PM  

Creating & Using a Canvas Rubric - An effective way to communicate feedback to your students for assignments and discussions with the bonus of easier grading.

  • Fri April 24th, 11:00-11:30 AM  

Managing Zoom Breakout Rooms - This will be a hands-on session using breakout rooms.  Learn how to create breakout rooms, assign participants, join the breakout room, and manage the options.  

  • Fri April 24th, 9:30-10:30 AM  

Setting up the Zoom Google Calendar Integration - This will be a drop-in session to help you get set up.  Usually only takes about 10 minutes and allows you to schedule Zoom meetings directly from your Google calendar.

  • Wed April 22nd, 4:00-4:30 PM 

YuJa Video Quizzing & Analytics  A video quiz is easy to create and a great way to ensure that your students are watching and understanding the content.  Also, do you wonder if your students are watching your video content? Embedding YuJa media into your Canvas course allows you to see viewing statistics for your students.

  • Thu April 23rd, 9:00-10:00 AM

Using LockDown Browser & Monitor for Remote Testing - Learn how to protect the integrity of your exam and deter cheating

  • Thu April 9th, 9:00-10:00 AM
  • Mon April 13th, 3:30-4:30 PM 

Using Zoom with LockDown Browser  - How to use Zoom to monitor students during a synchronous exam

  • Wed April 8th, 12:15-12:45 PM 
  • Thu April 16th, 8:30-9:00 AM

Moderating a Canvas Quiz - Learn how to set up time accommodations for students, manage a quiz in progress, adjust the timer if needed and view the quiz log

  • Wed April 8th, 8:30-9:00 AM 
  • Thu April 9th, 1:30-2:00 PM  
  • Tue April 14th, 4:00-4:30 PM 

Setting up a Canvas Quiz - Learn how to create and deliver a Canvas quiz

  • Wed April 8th, 4:00-5:00 PM  
  • Tue April 14th, 9:00-10:00 AM  
  • Thu April 16th, 11:30 am-12:30 PM  

Managing Zoom Breakout Rooms - This will be a hands-on session using breakout rooms

  • Tue April 14th, 1:00-2:00 PM 
  • Fri April 17th, 2:30-3:30 PM

Canvas Basics - Creating an announcement, an assignment & a content page

  • Thu April 9th, 3:45-4:30 PM
  • Wed April 15th, 2:00-2:45 PM 

Canvas Gradebook & SpeedGrader - This will be a quick tour of the Gradebook and SpeedGrader.

  • Wed April 8th, 2:30-3:15 PM 
  • Thu April 16th, 3:45-4:30 PM 

Creating & Using a Canvas Rubric - An effective way to communicate feedback to your students and easier grading.

  • Thu April 9th, 12:30-1:00 PM
  • Wed April 15th, 3:30-4:00 PM 

Setting up the Zoom Google Calendar Integration - This will be a drop-in session to help you get set up.  (Usually only takes about 5 minutes and allows you to schedule Zoom meetings with colleagues directly from your Google calendar when you schedule a meeting)

  • Wed April 15th, 8:30-9:00 PM 

YuJa Video Quizzing & Analytics  A video quiz is easy to create and a great way to ensure that your students are watching and understanding the content.  Also, do you wonder if your students are watching your video content? Embedding YuJa media into your Canvas course allows you to see viewing statistics for your students.

  • Thu April 9th, 2:15-3:15 PM 
  • Fri April 17th, 8:30-9:30 PM   

If there are other sessions that you would like to see or are unable to make these scheduled sessions, please email Liz Tate at tatee@moravian.edu.