Please see the information below on archived workshops, upcoming workshops, and one-on-one consultations.

Archived Workshops

Below are archived workshops that eLearning facilitated in the past semester. Visit the eLearning Workshops Channel to view and search all archived workshops. 


Upcoming Workshops

Please visit the eLearning Workshops page by clicking the button below to see the full list of upcoming workshops and information to access them.  

Upcoming eLearning Workshops


One-on-One Consultations

Description: Meet virtually with one of our eLearning Instructional technologists or designers to receive assistance in various topics such as Canvas, Zoom, and Kaltura. 

Time: Various times Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm depending on availability.

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Canvas Overview

Course Description: Canvas is a great tool that allows instructors to build/organize course content, communicate with students, and assess student’s performance. This workshop will walk instructors through the basics of the Canvas interface, user and course setting, and discuss useful features and where they can be found.

Semester: Spring 2021 - Recorded session available below

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Canvas Analytics

Course Description: Canvas Analytics provide instructors with insightful data on the grades, participation, and communication in a Canvas course. We will demonstrate how to access Canvas Analytics, how to view metrics like average course grades, weekly page views, and student participation and communication with the instructor.

Date: October 27, 2020 - Recorded session available below

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Canvas Assignments

Course Description: Attendees will learn how to create different types of assignments, allow different submission types, add multiple submission dates, and add grading rubrics. Additionally, attendees will learn how to view assignments as a student and view submissions in the SpeedGrader.

Date: Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - Recorded session available below

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Canvas Gradebook & Grade Publishing

Course Description: The first part will explore the Canvas Gradebook. Features include filtering and arranging columns, color coding grading statuses, and late submission policies. In the second part of the workshop, participants will explore grade publishing from Canvas. Following a few quick steps, numerical grades can be converted and processed inside Banner. Setting up a grading scheme and weighting grades are a couple of the steps that will be covered in this training. A representative from Banner will be available to answer questions about the P/F option as well. 

Date: November 10, 2020 - Recorded session available below

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Canvas Modules

Course Description: This workshop will guide attendees through the course building process using modules. We will demonstrate how to add content to modules, how to use module settings to restrict access to content, and how to access modules from the course homepage.

Date: Spring 2021- Recorded session available below

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Canvas Quizzes

Course Description: Attendees will learn how to use the Classic and New Quizzing feature in Canvas. We will demonstrate how to create a Canvas quiz, add extra attempts, extend time, and demo the New Quizzes.

Date: September 22, 2020 - Recorded session available below

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Canvas Rubrics

Course Description: Canvas provides a Rubric tool that allows instructors to create and reuse rubrics for assignment grading in Canvas. Attendees will learn about the different types of Canvas rubrics and how they can be used for grading assignments and providing effective feedback.

Date:  October 12, 2020 - Recorded session available below

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GoReact

Course Description: The GoReact software allows faculty to setup online video feedback assignments inside a Canvas course. Students using this software can upload videos and receive timeline-based feedback from an instructor and/or peers. This software also provides the option to create live events where the instructor/peer can provide feedback during a live presentation.

Date: Tuesday, March 31 - Recorded session available below

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Kaltura-Adanced Features

Course Description:

Instructors can take their videos to the next level of engagement by embedding interactive questions, hyperlinks, or combining several videos to make a non-linear video where the students choose what comes next in the video. We will demonstrate how to add engagement using Interactive Video Paths and Hotspots.

Date: November 3, 2020 - Recorded session available below

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Lecture Capture- Classroom Technology

Course Description: In this virtual workshop, attendees will learn about the lecture capture solutions and technology installed in the classrooms. 

The workshop will cover how Lecture Capture works, how to determine what technology is in your classroom, how to manage classroom technology , how to run a Zoom meeting in the classroom for remote students, and where to locate support and training

Date: Monday, August 17, 2020 - Recorded session available below

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Online Proctoring

Course Description: In this workshop, attendees will learn about the online proctoring solutions available through UAB – Respondus Monitor and ProctorU. We will demonstrate how to use each proctoring solution and discuss best use cases for each proctoring service. Participants will learn how to access exam reports and how to use available exam data.

Date: October, 6 2020 - Recorded session available below

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Online Lectures

Course Description: In this workshop, attendees will be provided with a list of tools to use for recording and publishing video and audio lectures for online delivery. Attendees will also learn about approved content management platform, Kaltura, available for hosting lectures.

Date: August 27, 2020 - Recorded session available below

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Using Polling to Engage Students (Zoom, Polleverywhere, and iClicker)

Course Description:

Attendees will learn about the polling options available through UAB and about their different features. We will demonstrate how to access and use each polling solution as well as how to collect data after the polls are completed.

Date: September 1, 2020 - Recorded session available below

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Team Activities using Canvas, Catme, and Zoom

Course Description:

Attendees will learn about the available UAB tools for creating and facilitating team/group activities and assignments. We will demonstrate how to create groups using CATME, and how these groups can be made and utilized in Canvas and Zoom.

Date: October 20,  2020 - Recorded session available below

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University Writing Center: Productive Peer Review

Course Description:

Presented by Jaclyn Wells and Jerad Watson as part of the UAB Center for Teaching and Learning's Teaching Writing workshop series
In this workshop, participants will learn strategies for assigning peer reviews that are productive for both the reviewer and writer. The presenter draws on writing center pedagogy to offer advice for guiding peer review sessions. A presenter from eLearning will show participants how to set up peer review in Canvas and maximize its available tools.

Date: July 10, 2020 - Recorded session available below

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Zoom for Teaching

Course Description: In this workshop, attendees will learn how to use Zoom for remotely teach and communicate with students within and outside Canvas. We will demonstrate how to access Zoom, schedule and host meetings, and record and archive virtual sessions.

Semester: Spring 2021 - Recorded session available below

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Zoom Advanced Features for Teaching

Course Description: Zoom offers several features that allow instructors to engage students in live meetings. In this workshop, we will demonstrate how facilitators can share screen, annotate, poll the audience, and use breakout rooms. We will provide step-by-step instructions for each feature and discuss possible uses

Semester: Spring 2021- Recorded session available below

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Online Design & Teaching (ODT)

 

Assessments and Learning Activities for Online & Hybrid Courses

Course Description:

Participants will learn how to develop assessments and engaging learning activities that align with course and unit learning objectives.

Date: Spring 2021 - Recorded session available below

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Foundations of Course Design

Course Description: Participants will be introduced to the eLearning course design process and begin the course design/redesign process by creating measurable learning objectives. In addition, participants will learn about the importance of aligning critical course components.  

Date: Thursday, August 4th, 2020 - Recorded session available below

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Online Communication

Course Description: In this workshop, attendees will learn effective approaches for utilizing a wide variety of tools for communicating and engaging with students.

Date: Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - Recorded session available below

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Starting Strong: What to Tell Students on Day One

Course Description:

Participants will learn about important course information such as course and institutional policies, student resources, and course expectations that provide guidance to help students be successful in online and hybrid courses. Participants will also learn about mandatory and recommended syllabus components.

Date: Thursday, August 12, 2020 - Recorded session available below

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 Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

Universal Design for Learning

Course Description:

Participants will identify the three guiding principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and begin applying them to course development, particularly in online and hybrid courses. In addition, participants will be introduced to some of the common accessibility issues that students face, and learn how applying UDL principles can address these issues while meeting the needs of diverse learners.

Date: September 3, 2020 - Recorded session available below

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