Lab Based Workshops
Please note that all sessions will be held on the 6th floor of the library (LIB 618) and will have a cap of 20 participants. Early registration is recommended. Want to share your expertise? If you are versed or have experience in any of the topics below please contact us to inquire about co-facilitating a workshop us.
Workshop Calendar & Registration
Here is where you can view our workshop calendar and register for sessions. Your registration can be downloaded to an Outlook calendar, forwarded to others, or setup with an email reminder. Session dates and times are subject to change.
Kaltura is a video repository solution for USF Tampa campus online instructors. It has powerful tools such as auto-captioning, analytics, and chaptering. Since Kaltura is an extensive solution, the scope of this session will be to provide an overall orientation and the basics for getting started. IMPORTANT: Kaltura is only available to instructors teaching fully online courses at USF Tampa campus.
Online Groups: Best Practices & Tools
Facilitating group projects can be challenging within the online environment. This workshop will examine how other USF faculty have successfully employed group work, lessons learned, and research based best practices. Also covered will be an overview of the Canvas group tools including setup, group workspace options, and group grading.
Enhancing Online Academic Integrity
One of the greatest challenges with online education is maintaining academic integrity. In this workshop we will explore some of the leading course design strategies and tools to deter cheating and examine common questions related to online cheating including - What are the most common methods of cheating in an online course? Does cheating occur more in online classes or in face-to-face classes?
An estimated 99.8% of college students have some type of mobile device. How can these be leveraged for learning? This workshop, Mobile Learning: Best Practices of the Anytime Learner, will explore some of the most prevalent strategies of mLearning (mobile learning) and will help devise personalized strategies to make online students “anytime learners”.
Online Accessibility for the Benefit of All
Many perceive course accessibility simply as a "requirement" that must be met. While this is true, having an accessible course actually improves student satisfaction and enhances learning. This session will cover the basics of online accessibility, why it is important, the obligations of USF faculty, and best practices for optimizing online course accessibility.
Camtasia for Educators
Camtasia is a powerful tool for creating custom multimedia presentations. More than just "digital lectures", Camtasia can be used to connect with students, increase retention, provide context, promote textbook reading, and reduce email/technical support. This workshop will cover all aspects of recording, editing, and enhancing presentations along with key best practices for using Camtasia.
Online Proctoring with Proctorio
This workshop will provide the fundamentals of Proctorio and strategies to ensure successful online proctoring.