Lab Based Workshops
Listed below are descriptions of the workshops available for the Spring semester (2017). 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.
Workshop Calendar & Registration
Use the following link to view session dates and to register. Registration can be downloaded to Outlook calendar, forwarded to others, or setup with an email reminder.
Online Proctoring with Proctorio
Available Now - This workshop will provide the fundamentals of Proctorio and strategies to ensure successful online proctoring.
Available Now - 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”.
Enhancing Online Academic Integrity
Available Now - One of the greatest challenges with online education is maintaining academic integrity. This workshop, will explore some of the leading course design strategies and tools to deter cheating and will examine common questions related to online cheating: 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?
Camtasia for Educators
Available Now - 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 Groups: Best Practices & Tools
Launching in March - 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.
Online Accessibility for the Benefit of All
Launching in April - 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.
High Enrollment (over 100) Course Strategies
Launching in April - High enrollment online courses have a host of unique challenges. These include instructor time management, academic integrity, managing student email, and delivering a personalized experience for students. This workshop will examine all of these issues and explore the strategies for improving quality and efficiency.