Issue Date: 11-16-2020
The purpose of this session is to discuss how Zoom can be used to facilitate various instructional approaches (e.g., lecture, demonstration, retrieval practice, role play, think tank/brainstorm, quiet meetings, and Socratic dialogue). An overview of selected approaches will be presented followed by strategies for using Zoom features to facilitate the approach.
Pre-registration is required. There is a 30-participant limit for each day. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Thursday November 19th, 2020 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Eastern Time
To Register for this course visit - https://nova.traincaster.com/app/Login.pm?course_code=instappnov19 select Traincaster, log in, and then click on Classroom Schedule.
Friday December 4th, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time
To Register for this course visit - https://nova.traincaster.com/app/Login.pm?course_code=instappdec04 select Traincaster, log in, and then click on Classroom Schedule.
Tuesday, December 8th, 2020 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Eastern Time
To Register for this course visit - https://nova.traincaster.com/app/Login.pm?course_code=instappdec08 select Traincaster, log in, and then click on Classroom Schedule.
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BlendFlex training opportunity available for the month of November and December!
Register for a BlendFlex interactive training session and learn how to deliver face-to-face and online learning experiences simultaneously. After this mandatory online faculty training, you will be able to do the following:
We look forward to seeing you online!
November 16th, 2020 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
To Register for this course visit – https://nova.traincaster.com/app/Login.pm?course_code=BlendFlexNov16, select TrainCaster, login, and then click on Classroom Schedule.
December 3rd, 2020 9:30am – 11:00 am
To Register for this course visit – https://nova.traincaster.com/app/Login.pm?course_code=BlendFlexDec03, select TrainCaster, login, and then click on Classroom Schedule.
December 16th, 2020 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
To Register for this course visit – https://nova.traincaster.com/app/Login.pm?course_code=BlendFlexDec16, select TrainCaster, login, and then click on Classroom Schedule.
For Instructions about registration through TrainCaster check out this document or the video linked below.
The Learning and Educational Center (LEC) is pleased to announce the release of the new Self-Paced “Teaching in the BlendFlex Model” online training. The asynchronous course consists of four modules and should take approximately 90 minutes to complete. Take a look at our site for more information on the BlendFlex Self-Paced Course.
This week Zoom has a planned update that will introduce three key features impacting the classroom. The first feature is the ability to share multiple programs at once. This will allow faculty members to share multiple programs at the same time rather than sharing their full screen. This will prevent the need to start and stop sharing just to switch applications that are shared.
The pending update also will allow the Pinning of chat messages which is perfect for keeping a prominent message front and center for all chat visitors to see. This could be used to pin ground rules for use of the chat or for keeping the details of a task or a link visible for all students to see.
The third upcoming feature impacting the classroom will allow you to suspend all participant activity including video, audio, and screen sharing. This could be useful in a situation where you quickly need to get control of the classroom environment.
As always, keep your Zoom Software up to date as many of these features only work with the latest updated version of software. Details about the updated features can be found below and on the Zoom site.
Do you know an NSU Faculty Member who is an online superstar! We are looking to Spotlight faculty members who could teach us all something new. Did you or a colleague do something in your class that worked really well that you would be willing to share? Let us know by sending us an email to email@example.com.
Hi, Sharks! We’re kicking off a new addition to our LEC weekly newsletter. 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 first article recommendation along with the accompanying Shark Notes. We promise, there will not be a quiz!
Many faculty have had to jump into virtual classrooms with little or no prior experience in running synchronous sessions effectively. Applying the principles of inclusive teaching can have a profound, positive impact on reaching diverse learners who are also adjusting to new environments, especially in Zoom. These eight suggestions will help you reach students and keep them engaged during your Zoom sessions.
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Hogan, K., & Sathy, V. (2020, July 23). 8 Ways to Be More Inclusive in Your Zoom Teaching. Retrieved November 05, 2020, from https://www.chronicle.com/article/8-ways-to-be-more-inclusive-in-your-zoom-teaching/
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As finals approach, here are a few helpful resources:
Through our partnerships with various colleges and departments, there have been several valuable workshops that were held which you may not have been able to attend. Check out our SharkMedia Channel to see recordings of past workshops such as:
Universal Design Workshop – Dr. Jennifer Wilson & Dr. Judith Slapak-Barski
This workshop and additional video assets are all available in the LEC Faculty Development Channel.
Faculty and Staff who need assistance, please feel free to contact NSU Support:
Email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Faculty & Staff Support Hotline at 954-262-0070
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