Upcoming Workshops and Webinars

Preparing Your Course Site in Oncourse

Thursday, May 2, 2013 | Online - Adobe Connect Meeting Room | 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Register» | Organizer and Presenter: Amy Powell

In this online workshop, you will be guided through the steps necessary to set up your course site in Oncourse. You will learn how to import course material from another course site, load your syllabus, add items to Resources, and set up your Gradebook. During the workshop you will have opportunities to set up your course site. Be sure to have your syllabus and any other course material on-hand.

Submitting Final Grades in Oncourse

Friday, May 3, 2013 | Online - Adobe Connect Meeting Room | 12 - 1 p.m.
Register» | Organizer and Presenter: Tom Janke

This workshop is designed for all levels of Oncourse users. This fast-paced workshop will guide you through the process of using Oncourse to submit your final grades with the SIS Grade Roster tool. For the greatest benefit, participants should have course grades calculated and displaying accurately in the Oncourse Gradebook's Course Grades page prior to the workshop.

IUanyWare, IU Box, and your Courses: Creation and Collaboration

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 | Online - Adobe Connect Meeting Room | 1 - 2 p.m.
Register» | Organizer and Presenter: Lauren Easterling

This is the second of two explorations of IU-provided cloud services (IUanyWare and IU Box) and how these services can be used to support instruction and learning. You are welcome to attend even if you did not attend the first session. We will review the basics of cloud-based services, the IUanyWare platform and IU Box, but most of the time will be devoted to examining how these tools can be used to help students "create and collaborate" - to work together to produce and share resources.

Oncourse Essentials

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 | Online - Adobe Connect Meeting Room | 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Register» | Organizer and Presenter: Amy Powell

Designed to have you up and running quickly with Oncourse, this workshop will focus on the most commonly used tools in Oncourse. Participants will have the opportunity to work with the following tools: course email, syllabus, resources, announcements and gradebook. Bring a digital copy of your syllabus to get the most out of this session.

Preparing Your Course Site in Oncourse

Thursday, May 9, 2013 | UL 1125M | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Register» | Organizer and Presenter: Mark Alexander

In this workshop, you will be guided through the steps necessary to set up your course site in Oncourse. You will learn how to import course material from another course site, load your syllabus, add items to Resources, and set up your Gradebook. During the workshop you will have opportunities to set up your course site. Be sure to have your syllabus and any other course material on-hand.

Partner Events

Third Annual Critical Thinking Symposium with speaker Stephen Brookfield

May 6-7, 2013, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Register» | Organizer: Kate Thedwall | Presenter: Stephen Brookfield

The purpose of this event is to foster critical thinking in higher education courses. This two day workshop has something for the new or seasoned faculty interested in critical thinking. Sponsored by Gateway to Graduation, the Center for Service and Learning, and the Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development at the Indiana University School of Medicine.

CourseNetworking (CN) Symposium

May 20, 2013, 12:30 - 5:15 p.m.
Sponsors: CN, the IUPUI Offices of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer, and UITS

To discover more about the CN (www.thecn.com) and how you can use it to enhance teaching and learning, you are invited to attend the CN Symposium on May 20, 2013 at the CN House (9902 Towne Road, Carmel, Indiana 46032). The symposium will provide an opportunity for discussion among faculty, administrators, and staff from multiple institutions to increase understanding of and share best practices in using CN. There is no charge to attend the symposium.

Concurrent sessions (each running about an hour in length) will be held from 12:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m., and will include presentations, discussions and demonstrations. A reception and dinner will follow the sessions. 

All faculty, administrators and staff of Indiana University are invited to attend. Faculty who are engaged in utilizing the CN, including those from IU and other institutions, will be on hand to share their ideas as well as participate in and lead sessions. Attendees are welcome to come and go as needed, or just attend the reception and dinner at 5:30 p.m. or later.

Session topics will include:
• CN 101
• CN as a learning management system, in a competency-based learning environment
• CN as a complement to Oncourse
• CN concepts and big-picture thinking
• Social pedagogies
• IU online initiative and directions (iuonline.edu)
• Best practices of MOOCs
• What should CN be? You tell us!
• FERPA, copyright, and intellectual property in an open learning environment

The symposium is hosted by CourseNetworking, with sponsorship from IUPUI’s Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer and University Information Technology Services. 

Please RSVP to Theresa Walsh at tawalsh@iu.edu by May 8, 2013.


Center for Teaching and Learning

email: thectl@iupui.edu
phone: 317-274-1300