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August 2020

Brightspace Introduction

Monday, August 17 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

THIS IS A VIRTUAL TRAINING ONLY, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO FERNALD HALL.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE PROVIDED AFTER REGISTERING. REGISTER HERE for all Brightspace Workshops

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An Introduction to Kaltura and Using Video in Teaching – Virtual Training

Monday, August 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This training will offer an overview of the features of UMaine’s video storage and streaming platform: Kaltura – an essential tool for teaching and learning remotely. We will discuss creative ways to use video in your teaching and share ideas about using video to improve student learning, such as using video feedback for students, working with video content, making and using video quizzes and using the built-in desktop recorder: Kaltura Capture. REGISTER HERE A minimum of 3 people will be…

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Brightspace Building Content

Monday, August 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

THIS IS A VIRTUAL TRAINING ONLY, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO FERNALD HALL.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE PROVIDED AFTER REGISTERING. REGISTER HERE for all Brightspace Workshops

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Tech Bytes: Making and deploying video quizzes in Brightspace

Monday, August 17 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

These short targeted sessions are aimed at specific strategies for using teaching technologies. Participants should have some experience with the tools being demonstrated prior to attending.  Complete overviews for Zoom, Kaltura, and Brightspace are available for those seeking general introductions. REGISTER HERE

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Brightspace Level 2: Intelligent Agents & Release Conditions

Monday, August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

THIS IS A VIRTUAL TRAINING ONLY, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO FERNALD HALL.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE PROVIDED AFTER REGISTERING. REGISTER HERE for all Brightspace Workshops

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Tech Bytes: Sharing content in Zoom (content, tablets, audio)

Monday, August 17 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

These short targeted sessions are aimed at specific strategies for using teaching technologies. Participants should have some experience with the tools being demonstrated prior to attending.  Complete overviews for Zoom, Kaltura, and Brightspace are available for those seeking general introductions. REGISTER HERE

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Brightspace Setting Up Your Gradebook

Tuesday, August 18 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

THIS IS A VIRTUAL TRAINING ONLY, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO FERNALD HALL.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE PROVIDED AFTER REGISTERING. REGISTER HERE for all Brightspace Workshops

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Brightspace Grading Student Work

Tuesday, August 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

THIS IS A VIRTUAL TRAINING ONLY, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO FERNALD HALL.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE PROVIDED AFTER REGISTERING. REGISTER HERE for all Brightspace Workshops

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Tech Bytes: Setting up and using Zoom in Brightspace for office hours

Tuesday, August 18 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

These short targeted sessions are aimed at specific strategies for using teaching technologies. Participants should have some experience with the tools being demonstrated prior to attending.  Complete overviews for Zoom, Kaltura, and Brightspace are available for those seeking general introductions. REGISTER HERE

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Student engagement strategies and group work when teaching online

Tuesday, August 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

REGISTER HERE for Student engagement strategies and group work when teaching online, Tuesday Aug 18 2:00-3:30pm Meetings are virtual; a Zoom link will be sent out before the event.   These Online Teaching & Learning workshops are part of a six-part series. Other workshops in the series: Shifting your mindset towards online teaching Tuesday July 14th 12:00-1:30pm Prioritizing your course materials for online learning Tuesday July 28 12:00-1:30pm Creating effective educational videos at home Wednesday Aug 5th 2:00-3:30pm Building online…

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Brightspace Discussions

Wednesday, August 19 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

THIS IS A VIRTUAL TRAINING ONLY, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO FERNALD HALL.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE PROVIDED AFTER REGISTERING. REGISTER HERE for all Brightspace Workshops

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Brightspace Groups

Wednesday, August 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

THIS IS A VIRTUAL TRAINING ONLY, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO FERNALD HALL.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE PROVIDED AFTER REGISTERING. REGISTER HERE for all Brightspace Workshops

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Brightspace Assignments

Thursday, August 20 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

THIS IS A VIRTUAL TRAINING ONLY, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO FERNALD HALL.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE PROVIDED AFTER REGISTERING. REGISTER HERE for all Brightspace Workshops

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Brightspace Quizzes, Surveys and Self Assessments

Thursday, August 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

THIS IS A VIRTUAL TRAINING ONLY, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO FERNALD HALL.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE PROVIDED AFTER REGISTERING. REGISTER HERE for all Brightspace Workshops

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Brightspace Course Clean Up – Part 1

Friday, August 21 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Refresh your Syllabus Cleaning up your Gradebook Cleaning up Discussions Check and clean up Assignments, Quizzes and Exams THIS IS A VIRTUAL TRAINING ONLY, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO FERNALD HALL.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE PROVIDED AFTER REGISTERING. REGISTER HERE for all Brightspace Workshops

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Brightspace Intensive for New Faculty

Friday, August 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

This workshop is an intensive covering the basics of Brightspace, targeted towards new faculty. REGISTER HERE

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Brightspace Course Clean-Up Part 2

Friday, August 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Clean up Course Content Clean up Announcements Copying to an available course shell THIS IS A VIRTUAL TRAINING ONLY, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO FERNALD HALL.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE PROVIDED AFTER REGISTERING. REGISTER HERE for all Brightspace Workshops

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Using Zoom in Your Classroom – Virtual Training

Friday, August 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Zoom is a web conferencing software available to the entire University of Maine community. Faculty can use Zoom to teach remotely, manage the synchronous components of their online courses, hold virtual office hours, and promote virtual student collaboration. This workshop will support users interested in using Zoom in their teaching. We will explore how to set up your Zoom account, schedule meetings, share content, create groups, record and share your video using Kaltura, and setting up Zoom in Blackboard. Zoom…

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Tech Bytes: Setting up and managing Breakout Rooms in Zoom

Friday, August 21 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

These short targeted sessions are aimed at specific strategies for using teaching technologies. Participants should have some experience with the tools being demonstrated prior to attending.  Complete overviews for Zoom, Kaltura, and Brightspace are available for those seeking general introductions. REGISTER HERE

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Teaching in Physically Distanced Classrooms

Friday, August 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Many of you are preparing for the teaching in physically distanced classrooms using different technologies and practices.  During these sessions we will explore different scenarios you may encounter and brainstorm solutions. If scheduling allows we may offer these from classrooms on campus.  Registered participants will be notified. REGISTER HERE

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Brightspace Introduction

Monday, August 24 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

THIS IS A VIRTUAL TRAINING ONLY, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO FERNALD HALL.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE PROVIDED AFTER REGISTERING. REGISTER HERE for all Brightspace Workshops

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An Introduction to Kaltura and Using Video in Teaching – Virtual Training

Monday, August 24 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

This training will offer an overview of the features of UMaine’s video storage and streaming platform: Kaltura – an essential tool for teaching and learning remotely. We will discuss creative ways to use video in your teaching and share ideas about using video to improve student learning, such as using video feedback for students, working with video content, making and using video quizzes and using the built-in desktop recorder: Kaltura Capture. REGISTER HERE A minimum of 3 people will be…

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Using Zoom in Your Classroom – Virtual Training

Monday, August 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Zoom is a web conferencing software available to the entire University of Maine community. Faculty can use Zoom to teach remotely, manage the synchronous components of their online courses, hold virtual office hours, and promote virtual student collaboration. This workshop will support users interested in using Zoom in their teaching. We will explore how to set up your Zoom account, schedule meetings, share content, create groups, record and share your video using Kaltura, and setting up Zoom in Blackboard. Zoom…

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Brightspace Building Content

Monday, August 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

THIS IS A VIRTUAL TRAINING ONLY, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO FERNALD HALL.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE PROVIDED AFTER REGISTERING. REGISTER HERE for all Brightspace Workshops

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Tech Bytes: Setting up and using virtual office hours in Zoom

Monday, August 24 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

These short targeted sessions are aimed at specific strategies for using teaching technologies. Participants should have some experience with the tools being demonstrated prior to attending.  Complete overviews for Zoom, Kaltura, and Brightspace are available for those seeking general introductions. REGISTER HERE

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Using Rubrics to Improve Learning

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

Join the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment (OIRA) and CITL to discuss how rubrics can help improve student learning, the fundamental considerations for building rubrics, and an exploration of their applications.  Participants are invited to bring rubrics to evaluate as we work through the conversation. REGISTER HERE

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Teaching in Physically Distanced Classrooms

Monday, August 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

(Note this session is explicitly for New Faculty) Many of you are preparing for the teaching in physically distanced classrooms using different technologies and practices.  During these sessions we will explore different scenarios you may encounter and brainstorm solutions. If scheduling allows we may offer these from classrooms on campus.  Registered participants will be notified. REGISTER HERE

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Brightspace Setting Up Your Gradebook

Tuesday, August 25 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

THIS IS A VIRTUAL TRAINING ONLY, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO FERNALD HALL.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE PROVIDED AFTER REGISTERING. REGISTER HERE for all Brightspace Workshops

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Brightspace Grading Student Work

Tuesday, August 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

THIS IS A VIRTUAL TRAINING ONLY, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO FERNALD HALL.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE PROVIDED AFTER REGISTERING. REGISTER HERE for all Brightspace Workshops

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Brightspace Level 2: Class Progress and Learning Data

Tuesday, August 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

THIS IS A VIRTUAL TRAINING ONLY, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO FERNALD HALL.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE PROVIDED AFTER REGISTERING. REGISTER HERE for all Brightspace Workshops

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Science of Learning CoP

Tuesday, August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This Community of Practice is currently closed.  Learn more about our Communities of Practice HERE.

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Brightspace Discussions

Wednesday, August 26 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

THIS IS A VIRTUAL TRAINING ONLY, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO FERNALD HALL.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE PROVIDED AFTER REGISTERING. REGISTER HERE for all Brightspace Workshops

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TA Training in Brightspace: Introduction and Navigation

Wednesday, August 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

These trainings are specifically for Teaching Assistants at UMaine using Brightspace in their role. REGISTER HERE

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Brightspace Groups

Wednesday, August 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

THIS IS A VIRTUAL TRAINING ONLY, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO FERNALD HALL.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE PROVIDED AFTER REGISTERING. REGISTER HERE for all Brightspace Workshops

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Brightspace Assignments

Thursday, August 27 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

THIS IS A VIRTUAL TRAINING ONLY, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO FERNALD HALL.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE PROVIDED AFTER REGISTERING. REGISTER HERE for all Brightspace Workshops

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Brightspace Quizzes, Surveys and Self Assessments

Thursday, August 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

THIS IS A VIRTUAL TRAINING ONLY, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO FERNALD HALL.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE PROVIDED AFTER REGISTERING. REGISTER HERE for all Brightspace Workshops

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Brightspace Course Clean Up – Part 1

Friday, August 28 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

THIS IS A VIRTUAL TRAINING ONLY, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO FERNALD HALL.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE PROVIDED AFTER REGISTERING. REGISTER HERE for all Brightspace Workshops

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Brightspace Course Clean-Up Part 2

Friday, August 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

THIS IS A VIRTUAL TRAINING ONLY, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO FERNALD HALL.  A ZOOM LINK WILL BE PROVIDED AFTER REGISTERING. REGISTER HERE for all Brightspace Workshops

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TA Training in Brightspace: Grading Student Work

Monday, August 31 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

These trainings are specifically for Teaching Assistants at UMaine using Brightspace in their role. REGISTER HERE

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TA Training in Zoom: Facilitating Breakout Rooms

Monday, August 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

These trainings are specifically for Teaching Assistants at UMaine using Brightspace in their role. REGISTER HERE

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