Issue Date: 02-15-2021
The purpose of this session is to share applicable visual design principles on aesthetics such as color, font, space, layout, and other elements. A simple, clear, and organized course promotes communication and improves students’ experience and engagement.
Date and Time:
Wednesday, March 17th, 2021 from 12:00-1:00 p.m.
To Register for this course visit - https://nova.traincaster.com/app/Login.pm?course_code=LECGuestMar17 select Traincaster, log in, and then click on Classroom Schedule.
This will be an interactive discussion on how to support diverse learners in a BlendFlex environment through Universal Design Learning (UDL) best practices. Learning Objectives:
Participants will be able to:
Date and Time:
Thursday, February 18th, 2021 from 12:30-1:30 p.m.
To Register for this course visit https://nova.traincaster.com/app/Login.pm?course_code=LECGuestFeb18, select Traincaster, log in, and then click on Classroom Schedule.
Hi Sharks! Shark Notes is a brief summary of article highlights that you may find helpful. Whenever we read an article we’d like to share, we’ll provide the link in our newsletter. Since you probably get quite a few suggested articles coming from colleagues, external companies, and so on, you can first read the Shark Notes to help decide whether you want to read further. Check out our second article recommendation along with the accompanying Shark Notes. We promise, there will not be a quiz!
Wondering what you can do to keep your students attentive during class? This article presents strategies to “think like a conductor” so that you can “change the pace and the action” in your classroom. The three strategies listed in the article helps captivate your student's attention in class.
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Lang, H. (2016, November 16). Distracted Minds: The Role of Tempo in Good Teaching. Retrieved February 02, 2021, from https://www.chronicle.com/article/distracted-minds-the-role-of-tempo-in-good-teaching
Facilitator: John Scigliano - Learning & Educational Center
BlendFlex training opportunities available for the months of February, March, April, and May!
Register for a BlendFlex interactive training session and learn how to deliver face-to-face and online learning experiences simultaneously. After this mandatory online training, you will be able to do the following:
We look forward to seeing you online!
Dates & Times:
February 17th, 2021 - 9:30am-11:00am
To Register for this course visit- https://nova.traincaster.com/app/Login.pm?course_code=BlendFlexFeb17, select TrainCaster, log in, and then click on Classroom Schedule
March 10th, 2021 10:00 am -11:30 am To Register for this course visit - https://nova.traincaster.com/app/Login.pm?course_code=BlendFlexMar10, select Traincaster, log in, and then click on Classroom Schedule.
April 6th, 2021 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm To Register for this course visit - https://nova.traincaster.com/app/Login.pm?course_code=BlendFlexApr06, select Traincaster, log in, and then click on Classroom Schedule.
May 6th, 2021 10:00 am -11:30 am To Register for this course visit - https://nova.traincaster.com/app/Login.pm?course_code=BlendFlexMay06, select Traincaster, log in, and then click on Classroom Schedule. To browse other course offerings visit https://nova.traincaster.com
Copyright at times can be incredibly simple, such as the fact that everything is protected by copyright the moment it is created. Others, like how long the copyrights last, can be very complicated. And as to the question of “is this fair use”, even Federal Judges have trouble with the concept. This session will help you understand the basics, and some of the more complicated questions, when applied to a classroom setting.
Participants will be able to:
Date & Time:
Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021 from 12:30-1:30PM
To Register for this course visit https://nova.traincaster.com/app/Login.pm?course_code=LECGuestFeb23, select Traincaster, log in, and then click on Classroom Schedule.
As another semester of Blend-Flex teaching is underway, let’s take what we've learned so far and "up our Zoom game." Many of you have participated in Zoom and online teaching workshops before. If you did, in this session you will be able to go beyond the basics of student engagement and will have a chance to address issues that are pressing for you among colleagues. The purpose of this session is to review Zoom features that have become "tried-and-true" for many of us, as well as explore some new approaches to teaching through Zoom. If you are new to Zoom, it is recommended that you review the Zoom Basics workshop here: https://sharkmedia.nova.edu/media/1_grin0nw3; if you would like to review a more in-depth workshop on Best Practices in Teaching & Learning Online, you can review this workshop here: https://sharkmedia.nova.edu/media/1_6ju67o6n
This session will be delivered online, using (you guessed it!) Zoom! Some topics discussed will include behaviors, and others have to do with the technical aspects of teaching and learning through Zoom. Some intended topics are outlined below, but we will also address the issues that attendees bring up:
In this session, we will:
Wednesday, February 24th, 2021 from 12:00 pm –1:00 pm
To Register for this course visit https://nova.traincaster.com/app/Login.pm?course_code=LECGuestFeb24, select Traincaster, log in, and then click on Classroom Schedule.
In this interactive session, the presenter will introduce definitions of implicit bias and engage participants in discussing implicit biases, potential effects they may have on our life and work, and strategies to deal with them.
Wednesday, March 10th, 2021, from 12:00-1:00 p.m. – SESSION IS FULL, Join Waitlist to be sent Recording
To Register for this course visit - https://nova.traincaster.com/app/Login.pm?course_code=LECGuestMar10, select Traincaster, log in, and then click on Classroom Schedule.
SharkMedia is the NSU branded name for the video platform Kaltura. Kaltura is offering a new masterclass series focused on helping higher education faculty and instructional designers better use video. The series is called Kaltura Academic Media & Pedagogy (KAMP).
This series for Kaltura customers will not only teach them tips and tricks for getting the most out of your Kaltura products, but will also give users some of the latest in pedagogical theory for how to use video as part of their courses for more effective learning. Starting January 14, sessions will be held every second Thursday of the month. All Kaltura end users from higher education are welcome! Users can register for as many sessions as they wish; each session is a stand alone topic.
Dates & Times:
Second Thursday every month, 2:00PM EST (New York) Session 3 is on March 11th, 2021 with earlier sessions available for review.
To register, visit Kaltura Academic Media & Pedagogy (KAMP) - Masterclasses for Higher Education Kaltura Users | Kaltura
Tags: Training, LEC, Workshop