Category archives for Workshops

Moodle Update / Consultation Sessions

We did a minor upgrade to Moodle over the holiday break and changed some other configuration settings: • The Gradebook has changes to some of its views that make it more obvious how grade items are organized into categories, and that also make it easier to set up weights for weighted means of grades.  If […]

Upcoming Moodle Workshops

Next week we will start a new round of Moodle workshops, to assist faculty to get ready for spring semester classes.  There will be several offerings of the basic getting started with Moodle sessions, and other workshops on more advanced Moodle topics: •    Oct 28 (Wed), 3:30-4:30, Library 1004C: Moodle gradebook •    Oct 29 (Thurs), […]

Using Moodle to develop reciprocity and cooperation among students

The TLTC is hosting a series of weekly conversations on the use of technology (Moodle and other tools) to support Chickering and Gamson’s Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education.  These conversations will take place Thursday afternoons, from 3:30 to 4:30, in the TLTC conference room.  We are located in the lower level of […]

Blended Learning webinar

The TLTC is hosting a webinar on blended learning that LSCE has licensed from The Teaching Professor Online Seminar series.   Having watched this webinar on Blended Learning, we learned that we can re-broadcast it for free for the next 3 days.  We’ve scheduled the following dates/times for you to view it since it was such […]

Using Moodle to encourage student-faculty contact

The TLTC is hosting a series of weekly conversations on the use of technology (Moodle and other tools) to support Chickering and Gamson’s Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education.  These conversations will take place Thursday afternoons, from 3:30 to 4:30, in the TLTC conference room.  We are located in the lower level of […]

The best way to direct students to your Moodle course

We’ve had some discussion during the Moodle workshops this past week about the best way to get students into your Moodle course.  With Moodle, you can email your students a direct link to your course or students can go to the Library’s homepage (http://www.purchase.edu/departments/library/) and click on Moodle under “Services” on the left. If you […]

Workshops for the week of September 7th

The Library will host the following workshop: How Not to Hate Your Email (Heather Saunders) 10 September (Thursday) – 12:30-1:30 – Library 1004C Does your stomach drop when you open Outlook? Do you feel like your day is eaten up by managing your inbox? Are you constantly searching for critical emails when you could spend […]

Workshops for the week of August 31st

Getting Started with Moodle 31 August (Monday) – 2:30-3:30 or 4:30-5:30 – Library 0008 (TLTC conference/training room) 1 September (Tuesday) – 8:30-9:30 or 2:30-3:30 – Library 0008 (TLTC conference/training room) 2 September (Wednesday) – 10:30-11:30 or 4:30-5:30 – Library 0008 (TLTC conference/training room) 3 September (Thursday) – 2:30-3:30 – Library 0008 (TLTC conference/training room) 4 […]

Workshops for the week of August 24th

Getting Started with Moodle August 26 (Wednesday) – 9:00-10:00 – Library 0008 (TLTC conference/training room) or August 26 (Wednesday) – 2:00-3:00 – Library 0008 (TLTC conference/training room) or August 26 (Wednesday) – 3:30-4:30 – Library 0008 (TLTC conference/training room) or August 27 (Thursday) – 11:30-12:30 – Library 0008 (TLTC conference/training room) or August 27 (Thursday) […]

Fall 2009 Moodle Kickoff workshop series

Last year the faculty task force reviewing learning management systems (Moodle, Blackboard) decided to incorporate electronic reserves functions into the learning management system, to provide greater faculty control and a unified approach to online resources.  A notice on changes to electronic reserves went out in April ( available at http://tltc.blogs.purchase.edu/applications/reserves/ ).  The main points were: […]

Google Docs workshop

I’ve posted the session notes and slides for the workshop “Google Docs to foster collaboration in the classroom and professionally” which will be offered May 26th from 9:30 to 12:00.

Faculty Summer Workshops

We are now set to pilot the faculty summer workshop series.  These will be either full day or half day workshops, focused on a variety of topics covering the use of technology to support teaching and learning.  The longer format workshops will allow more in-depth examination of the tools and instructional approaches covered, with the […]

Workshops for the week of April 6th

Refworks/Refshare Susanne Markgren April 8, 2009 (Wednesday) – 12:30 to 1:30 – Library 1004C Want to create bibliographies in seconds? Learn how to use RefWorks, a tool for managing references, creating bibliographies, doing in-text citations, and sharing your references with colleagues and students. Moodle Gradebooks Keith Landa April 7, 2009 (Tuesday) – 4:30 to 5:30 […]

Workshops for the week of March 30th

ArtStor/Embark/Image Searching Heather Saunders & Sarah VanGundy March 31, 2009 (Tuesday) – 12:30 to 1:30 – Library 1004D Want to teach with digital images? ARTStor and Embark are valuable resources that allow users to view, manage and present images. This hands-on workshop is geared toward introducing the basics of ARTStor and Embark, including searching and […]

Workshops for the week of March 23

Setting up and customizing your Moodle course(s) Keith Landa March 23, 2009 (Monday) – 4:30 to 5:30 – Library L1004C OR March 24, 2009 (Tuesday) – 4:30 to 5:30 – LIbrary L1004C This is a hands-on session designed to get you up and running with Moodle.  Topics covered include basic format of your Moodle course […]

Workshops for the week of March 9

Social bookmarking, Moodle database activities and other ways to effectively use student Internet research in your classes Keith Landa March 9, 2009 (Monday) – 4:30 to 5:30 – Library 1004D OR March 11, 2009 (Wednesday) – 12:30 to 1:30 – LIbrary 1004D Many of us require students in our classes to locate and share appropriate […]

Final Cut Pro workshops in March

The TLTC is offering two repeat sessions of the successful full-day Final Cut Pro workshop that we ran in January, during the week before classes started.  That workshop filled quickly and had a number of faculty on the waiting list, plus a number of faculty who couldn’t attend that week.  The two new sessions will […]

CUNY presentation – “Critical Thinking in the Online Environment: Maximizing Learning.”

Spring 2009 Library Association of the City University of New York Instruction Committee Program “Critical Thinking in the Online Environment:  Maximizing Learning.” Friday, March 27 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. York College, CUNY FREE Please join us as a panel of distinguished educators address how online instruction can go beyond imparting mechanical skill sets and […]

Workshops for the week of March 2

Introduction to Social Networking, or Web 2.0, Tools Leah Massar & Susanne Markgren March 4, 2009 (Wednesday) – 12:30 to 1:30 – Library 1004C Ever wonder what blogs, RSS, Flickr, wikis, Facebook, MySpace and Delicious are? This workshop will introduce you to these free social networking, or web 2.0, tools and will include examples of […]

Workshops for the week of February 23rd

Assistive Technology Workshop Rebecca Oling February 23, 2009 (Monday) – 12:30 to 1:30 – Library Assistive Technology Office This session is targeted to faculty and support staff who come in contact with students who have either learning disabilities or are low/no vision.  The session will take place in the Assistive Technology room in the library […]