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Course Description

In this series, participants will have the opportunity to learn about: 

  • Incorporating D2L tools to help student motivation 
  • Investigating D2L tools to develop active and accessible videos
  • Providing meaningful feedback through D2L 
  • Enhancing the student experience with D2L  

Each of these sessions focuses on using D2L technology tools in blended and online courses. Whether participants attend one, some, or all of the workshops, they will take away D2L tools and strategies that they can apply in their current and future teaching practice.  

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Type
Online
Days
Th
Time
2:30PM to 4:00PM
Dates
Mar 03, 2022
Schedule and Location
Hours
1.5
Delivery Options
Course Fees
No Cost non-credit $0.00
Instructor(s)
Section Notes

Next Level D2L Shells

In blended and online learning, the D2L shell is fundamental to the student experience. Tools like widgets, templates, release conditions and intelligent agents can help improve student motivation. This workshop invites you to explore the next level D2L tools that might make your course more effective and easier to run. 

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: 

  • Recognize D2L tools that can be used to maintain student motivation
  • Identify D2L tools that can increase instructor workload efficiency
  • Select effective D2L tools that can be applied in your blended and online course shell context
Type
Online
Days
Th
Time
2:30PM to 4:00PM
Dates
Mar 10, 2022
Schedule and Location
Hours
1.5
Delivery Options
Course Fees
No Cost non-credit $0.00
Instructor(s)
Section Notes

Next Level Video and D2L

Video can be an important part of teaching in a blended and online environment. Video alone, however, can be a very passive learning experience and sometimes make material harder for students to absorb. This workshop invites you to investigate the tools which can help make videos more active and accessible.  

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: 

  • Discuss the elements of interactive videos, 
  • Discover D2L tools that help create engaging videos
  • Determine which D2L tools can be utilized in your blended and online teaching context
Type
Online
Days
Th
Time
2:30PM to 4:00PM
Dates
Mar 17, 2022
Schedule and Location
Hours
1.5
Delivery Options
Course Fees
No Cost non-credit $0.00
Instructor(s)
Section Notes

Next Level D2L Evaluation and Feedback

Building assessments into your blended and online learning course that support the learning outcomes and teaching goals can be challenging. D2L includes tools such as anonymous grading, rubrics, question libraries, and submission views which can help meet these challenges. This workshop invites you to examine these tools which can help learning, streamline grading and improve the process of giving feedback to students. 

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: 

  • Recognize how D2L evaluation and feedback tools can support your learning outcomes
  • Compare different D2L evaluation and feedback tools to enhance your grading practices
  • Select D2L evaluation and feedback tools that meet your blended and online D2L teaching needs
Type
Online
Days
Th
Time
2:30PM to 4:00PM
Dates
Mar 24, 2022
Schedule and Location
Hours
1.5
Delivery Options
Course Fees
No Cost non-credit $0.00
Instructor(s)
Section Notes

Next Level D2L Student Experience

Incentivizing students to engage and prioritize their own learning is an important part of the blended and online learning experience. D2L tools such as the activity feed, awards and leaderboards can help you incorporate more active learning in your course shell. This workshop invites you to explore these tools which can increase student engagement and make D2L course shells more dynamic.

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Explain how the blended and online student experience can be enhanced through D2L student experience tools
  • Identify D2L tools which will increase student engagement and promote blended and online community building
  • Select D2L tools that can be applied in your blended and online course shells
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