Training Session Descriptions

Flipping the Classroom with Isidore

Have you ever thought about flipping your classroom but not sure how to make it work for you?  Flipped learning is a great way to engage your students in the classroom while moving more traditional teaching elements to outside the classroom.  This session will focus on the basics of flipped learning and how you can make flipped learning work for you in your class with Isidore.

Who should attend this session?

Anyone who is currently using Isidore and would like to introduce flipped learning into their classroom.

Isidore 101: Getting Started with Isidore

Are you ready to take your class online or supplement your classroom activities with Isidore? This one hour starter session will introduce users to Isidore, the campus learning management system, and cover the basics for getting started. Users that are new to the system are strongly encouraged to complete this session before taking the Isidore 201 session.

Who should attend this session?

Anyone who is new to Isidore and is interested in learning how to use the basic tools (Announcements, Syllabus, Resources, and Calendar).  No previous technical knowledge is required (although familiarity with Microsoft Office is beneficial).

Isidore 201: Advanced Uses and Tools

Once you’ve learned the basics through the Isidore 101 training session you’ll want to move onto this class to learn how to make use of some of the more useful tools in the system - including the Assignments, Gradebook, and Discussion Forums tools.

Who should attend this session?

Anyone who has attended Isidore 101 and is interested in getting started with more advanced tools (Assignments, Gradebook, Forums, Tests & Quizzes).  If you've mastered the Syllabus, Announcements, Calendar, and Resources tools, then you're ready for Isidore 201.

Teaching Online Support Group (Part I & II)

These sessions are designed to be informal, round table discussions where faculty can talk and share ideas with one another. E-Learning staff will help stimulate the discussion and will share ideas and tools for developing and facilitating your online course

Who should attend these sessions?

Any instructor who will be teaching online during the summer.

Teaching Remotely Online Using Adobe Connect

Adobe Connect is UD's synchronous online learning and collaboration tool. Students can join a virtual classroom, interact with their peers, follow PowerPoints, annotate whiteboards, answer poll questions, and chat through computer audio and webcam. Could this work for your class? Come and find out.

Who should attend this session?

Anyone who is interested in hosting class sessions using web conferencing software. 

Tell Us What You Really Think . . .

A free-flowing, loosely structured session where you can talk about anything related to Isidore. Bring your random questions, feature suggestions, improvement ideas, or even complaints, and just have a conversation about Isidore facilitated by E-Learning staff. We want to hear your feedback!

Who should attend this session?

Anyone who has used Isidore.

Using the Lessons Tool: A Dynamic Way to Create Online Course Modules

The Lessons tool is used for organizing and displaying course content in an attractive and structured way. Come to this session and learn how to organize, build, and enhance your course content. With the Lessons tool, you can link directly to assignments, forum topics, and tests and quizzes. You can also easily add pictures and videos to your site.

Who should attend this session?

Instructors who want to improve the appearance of their course content in Isidore or build completely online course modules.  Familiarity with Isidore tools (like Assignments, Gradebook, Tests & Quizzes, and Forums) is beneficial to session participants.

Isidore's Hidden Gems: Tips, Tricks, & Time-Savers

You’ve been using Isidore for a while, but you may not be familiar with some of the new features that have been added. During this session, we’ll share some tips and tricks for using the system, which may save you time as you facilitate your course.

Who should attend this session?

Anyone who is new to Isidore or has used Isidore in the past.

Pop Pop! Jazzing Up Your Content

Add personality to your Isidore site to help make content more memorable and meaningful to your students. This session will provide guidance and advice on how this can be accomplished, along with demonstrations of features in Isidore that can make your content pop.

Who should attend this session?

Anyone who wants to improve the appearance of their course content or engage with their students more in Isidore. Familiarity with Isidore tools (especially Lessons) is beneficial to session participants.

Promoting Academic Integrity in an Online Environment

Have you ever wanted to deliver assessments through Isidore, but you’re concerned about academic dishonesty? This session will review ways to promote academic integrity in online assessments while also reviewing the basics in how to build and deliver tests and quizzes in Isidore.

Who should attend this session?

Anyone who would like to learn about ways to promote academic integrity while building assessments in Isidore. Prior knowledge of Isidore’s Tests & Quizzes tool is not required. 

How to Capture Videos and Share them with Students

SnagIt is screen recording software that every faculty member should have in their tool box.  Warpwire is a video storage solution that integrates with Isidore.  This session will focus on how to use SnagIt and Warpwire in tandem to capture video and make it available to your students.

Who should attend this session?

Anyone who is interested in recording their computer screen and voice.  Some familiarity with Isidore and desktop technology would be beneficial.  No experience with video capture software is necessary.

How your Students Wished you Used Isidore

Have you ever wondered what students thought of your Isidore course site?  During the session, E-Learning staff will share some of the findings from their student think tank and surveys. Participants will learn how students prefer their Isidore courses to be structured as well as guidance on how best to interact with them online. 

Who should attend this session?

Any instructor who is utilizing Isidore for their face-to-face, blended, or online classes.

Isidore eQuality - 10 Practical Tips for Accessibility

During the session, E-Learning staff will share some practical ways you can make your Isidore course content accessible to all learners.  Some of the topics will include transcription, text formatting, and alternative text.

Who should attend this session?

Instructors who want to improve the accessibility of their Isidore course content.  Familiarity with Isidore tools (like Lessons, Tests & Quizzes, and Forums) is beneficial to session participants.

Contact

Office of E-Learning

Roesch Library 030 
300 College Park Ave. 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 1302

937-229-5039