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August 2021

Brightspace: Digging Deep into Discussions – Virtual Training

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Explore workflows and recommendations for grading discussion boards. Discussion points include: How to effectively use the discussions grading area How to grade while reading the discussions How to see participation in a discussion without reading every post How to grade each individual contribution How to use rubrics with a discussion board Setting due dates and availability Other questions and scenarios as requested REGISTER HERE

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Brightspace Q&A – Virtual Training

August 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Get your questions answered and hear what questions your peers have in this Brightspace Q&A. This is an open space to talk about Brightspace, but some things we may go over include: Problem Solving Tips and Tricks Exploring New and Existing Features And any other questions you may have! REGISTER HERE

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Introduction to Brightspace – Virtual Training

August 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come learn about Brightspace! In this training session, we will be taking a tour of Brightspace and showing off some features we are really excited about. This is a good training to get yourself oriented to the Learning Management System we use at the University of Maine. Unlike our other workshops that get into the nitty-gritty of how to use all the different tools, this training will be focused on providing a general overview so you can navigate through Brightspace…

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Brightspace: New Semester Refresher – Virtual Training

August 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In this workshop we will be going over some of the most commonly asked questions we get at the beginning of a new semester. We will also do a quick walk through of Brightspace to refresh your memory and learn about any new updates to Brightspace. At the end will be a Q&A session where you can ask any questions you may have. Learning Objectives: Copy a course Activate a course Brightspace Updates A Quick walkthrough of Brightspace Q&A time…

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Brightspace: Organizing Content for Student Success – Virtual Training

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Review the use of the “Content” area of your course to allow students to best navigate your course: Using the content area along with the assessment tools Designing your content in a logical way Deciding on visibility and access to course materials How the calendar displays information to students Customizing your course experience REGISTER HERE

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Brightspace: Gradebook – Virtual Training

August 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this training, we will be learning how to navigate our gradebook, adjust basic settings, and link assessments to the gradebook. This training was designed to give you an in-depth look at how to use this tool and get you building your gradebook today. Learning Objectives: Understand the Setup Wizard Organize your grades into categories Associate grade items to assessments Enter grades manually CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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The Hidden Features of Quizzes/Exams in Brightspace – Virtual Training

August 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Once you have built your assessment questions, there are many other features to consider when using this tool: Setting up availability and access Anonymous grading Grading by question The student experience (feedback, instructions, and progress) REGISTER HERE

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Brightspace: Save Time With Automation – Virtual Training

August 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In this training we will go over some different Brightspace automation tools to help you save time. The tools we will go over are: Self Grading Quizzes Rubrics Intelligent Agents Release Conditions Scheduling Gradebook Shortcuts REGISTER HERE

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Brightspace: Digging Deep into Discussions – Virtual Training

August 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Explore workflows and recommendations for grading discussion boards. Discussion points include: How to effectively use the discussions grading area How to grade while reading the discussions How to see participation in a discussion without reading every post How to grade each individual contribution How to use rubrics with a discussion board Setting due dates and availability Other questions and scenarios as requested REGISTER HERE

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For Graduate Students: An introduction to the educational technologies at UMaine – Brightspace, Kaltura, Zoom and others – Virtual Training

August 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Graduate students - Get an overview on educational tools that will help you to be effective teaching assistants! REGISTER HERE

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Brightspace: New Semester Refresher – Virtual Training

August 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In this workshop we will be going over some of the most commonly asked questions we get at the beginning of a new semester. We will also do a quick walk through of Brightspace to refresh your memory and learn about any new updates to Brightspace. At the end will be a Q&A session where you can ask any questions you may have. Learning Objectives: Copy a course Activate a course Brightspace Updates A Quick walkthrough of Brightspace Q&A time…

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Brightspace: Content – Virtual Training

August 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this training session, we will be going over how to build Content, use Course Builder, and some helpful workflows. This workshop will introduce you to all the tools you can use to build your class and get it student ready. REGISTER HERE

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Introduction to Brightspace – Virtual Training

August 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come learn about Brightspace! In this training session, we will be taking a tour of Brightspace and showing off some features we are really excited about. This is a good training to get yourself oriented to the Learning Management System we use at the University of Maine. Unlike our other workshops that get into the nitty-gritty of how to use all the different tools, this training will be focused on providing a general overview so you can navigate through Brightspace…

Find out more »

Brightspace: Quizzes – Virtual Training

August 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this training session, we will be going over how to build, organize, and implement Quizzes in your class in Brightspace. REGISTER HERE

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Brightspace Q&A – Virtual Training

August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Get your questions answered and hear what questions your peers have in this Brightspace Q&A. This is an open space to talk about Brightspace, but some things we may go over include: Problem Solving Tips and Tricks Exploring New and Existing Features And any other questions you may have! REGISTER HERE

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Using Zoom in Your Classroom – Virtual Training

August 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Zoom is a web conferencing software available to the entire University of Maine community. Faculty can use Zoom in their teaching to 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 set up Zoom in Brightspace.…

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Brightspace: Quizzes – Virtual Training

August 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this training session, we will be going over how to build, organize, and implement Quizzes in your class in Brightspace. REGISTER HERE

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Brightspace: New Semester Refresher – Virtual Training

August 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In this workshop we will be going over some of the most commonly asked questions we get at the beginning of a new semester. We will also do a quick walk through of Brightspace to refresh your memory and learn about any new updates to Brightspace. At the end will be a Q&A session where you can ask any questions you may have. Learning Objectives: Copy a course Activate a course Brightspace Updates A Quick walkthrough of Brightspace Q&A time…

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Brightspace: Gradebook – Virtual Training

August 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this training, we will be learning how to navigate our gradebook, adjust basic settings, and link assessments to the gradebook. This training was designed to give you an in-depth look at how to use this tool and get you building your gradebook today. Learning Objectives: Understand the Setup Wizard Organize your grades into categories Associate grade items to assessments Enter grades manually CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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Brightspace: Assignments – Virtual Training

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this training session, we will be going over how to build, organize, and implement Assignments in your class in Brightspace. REGISTER HERE

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Brightspace Q&A – Virtual Training

August 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Get your questions answered and hear what questions your peers have in this Brightspace Q&A. This is an open space to talk about Brightspace, but some things we may go over include: Problem Solving Tips and Tricks Exploring New and Existing Features And any other questions you may have! REGISTER HERE

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Brightspace: Digging Deep into Discussions – Virtual Training

August 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Explore workflows and recommendations for grading discussion boards. Discussion points include: How to effectively use the discussions grading area How to grade while reading the discussions How to see participation in a discussion without reading every post How to grade each individual contribution How to use rubrics with a discussion board Setting due dates and availability Other questions and scenarios as requested REGISTER HERE

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Brightspace: Content – Virtual Training

August 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this training session, we will be going over how to build Content, use Course Builder, and some helpful workflows. This workshop will introduce you to all the tools you can use to build your class and get it student ready. REGISTER HERE

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Brightspace: New Semester Refresher – Virtual Training

August 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In this workshop we will be going over some of the most commonly asked questions we get at the beginning of a new semester. We will also do a quick walk through of Brightspace to refresh your memory and learn about any new updates to Brightspace. At the end will be a Q&A session where you can ask any questions you may have. Learning Objectives: Copy a course Activate a course Brightspace Updates A Quick walkthrough of Brightspace Q&A time…

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Brightspace: Content – Virtual Training

August 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this training session, we will be going over how to build Content, use Course Builder, and some helpful workflows. This workshop will introduce you to all the tools you can use to build your class and get it student ready. REGISTER HERE

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Accessibility in the Virtual Classroom – Virtual Training

August 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join CITL and Student Accessibility Services to discuss considerations of accessibility when teaching in a virtual setting. This virtual discussion will cover many of the accessibility features and practices that can help create a more inclusive learning environment. This virtual workshop will review both settings and features of Zoom (like captioning) and practices (such as providing accessible materials ahead of your class) that support diverse learners. REGISTER HERE

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Brightspace: Student Progress and Learning Data – Virtual Training

August 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Brightspace offers numerous ways to access and use student learning data as a resource for your teaching.  In this training we will explore the different types of learning data available to you as an instructor, where to access these data, and how to use this to inform your teaching. REGISTER HERE

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Brightspace: Organizing Content for Student Success – Virtual Training

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Review the use of the “Content” area of your course to allow students to best navigate your course: Using the content area along with the assessment tools Designing your content in a logical way Deciding on visibility and access to course materials How the calendar displays information to students Customizing your course experience REGISTER HERE

Find out more »

Brightspace: Quizzes – Virtual Training

August 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this training session, we will be going over how to build, organize, and implement Quizzes in your class in Brightspace. REGISTER HERE

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Using the CITL Brightspace starter course – Virtual Training

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

CITL has generated a "Brightspace Starter Course" to help faculty new to Brightspace get a jumpstart to their course design. The Brightspace Starter Course was designed so you don’t have to start with a completely blank slate. Instead, using the Starter Course you will start with a basic class structure that you can personalize, adjust, and build on. In this workshop, we will walk you through how to download and import this starter course and get started working with the…

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Using Breakout Rooms and Other Features in Zoom to Increase Engagement – Virtual Training

August 25 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am

A deep dive into how to use the Breakout room feature in your classes; we will discuss the different ways to create and manage rooms and maximizing student productivity. This workshop will last one hour, with extra time for a Q&A afterwards. REGISTER HERE

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Brightspace: Gradebook – Virtual Training

August 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this training, we will be learning how to navigate our gradebook, adjust basic settings, and link assessments to the gradebook. This training was designed to give you an in-depth look at how to use this tool and get you building your gradebook today. Learning Objectives: Understand the Setup Wizard Organize your grades into categories Associate grade items to assessments Enter grades manually CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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Digital Equity and E-Inclusion: Complete an eight-point evaluation to determine your course accessibility – Virtual Training

August 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Either as a stand alone workshop or as your entry point to our Digital Equity Community of Practice, we invite you to join us in an evaluation of your present course design and layout for digital equity and inclusion. This initial evaluation will help identify tangible goals for your work over the semester to build a more equitable course and identify areas of interest. REGISTER HERE This event is also offered on September 8th.

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Brightspace: New Semester Refresher – Virtual Training

August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In this workshop we will be going over some of the most commonly asked questions we get at the beginning of a new semester. We will also do a quick walk through of Brightspace to refresh your memory and learn about any new updates to Brightspace. At the end will be a Q&A session where you can ask any questions you may have. Learning Objectives: Copy a course Activate a course Brightspace Updates A Quick walkthrough of Brightspace Q&A time…

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Brightspace: Common Gradebook Issues and How to Fix Them – Virtual Training

August 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This workshop will review how to organize your Gradebook in Brightspace and work through some common issues we often see. Objectives: We work through common issues, Talk about organization strategies, Show total grade average to students, And review the student experience. REGISTER HERE

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Brightspace: Digging Deep into Discussions – Virtual Training

August 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Explore workflows and recommendations for grading discussion boards. Discussion points include: How to effectively use the discussions grading area How to grade while reading the discussions How to see participation in a discussion without reading every post How to grade each individual contribution How to use rubrics with a discussion board Setting due dates and availability Other questions and scenarios as requested REGISTER HERE

Find out more »

Brightspace Q&A – Virtual Training

August 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Get your questions answered and hear what questions your peers have in this Brightspace Q&A. This is an open space to talk about Brightspace, but some things we may go over include: Problem Solving Tips and Tricks Exploring New and Existing Features And any other questions you may have! REGISTER HERE

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