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Schedule of Upcoming Sessions

The Flipped Classroom: Strategies to Overcome Student Resistance and Increase Student Engagement
Thursday, April 18 at 2:00pm
Explore strategies you can use to create a successful flipped learning experience for you and your students. Find out how to identify the reasons that some students resist the flipped classroom model and how you can address those challenges to increase the likelihood that they will come to class prepared. After this streamed webinar, OLITS will host a short discussion and preview the books and resources published by the presenter.

Register for: Flipped Classroom Workshop Registration

 

Open Labs
Visit OLITS during any of the dates and times listed below for drop-in support from an Instructional Designer. Whether you need help recording a video, submitting final grades, or setting up an assignment in Canvas, we are here to help.

No registration required.
Attend Virtually: Canvas Open Labs

May 2 8:30 - 11:30
May 3 8:30 - 11:30
May 7 1:00 - 4:00
May 8 1:00 - 4:00
May 9 8:30 - 11:30
May 10 1:00 - 4:00 - Special Summer Tune Up Focus
​May 13 1:00 - 4:00
May 14 8:30 - 11:30

 

Not Met: The Most Commonly Missed Standards in QM Reviews
Thursday, May 30 at 10:00am
Join OLITS as we discuss the most commonly "not met" standards in QM reviews and share strategies to prepare your course to meet those standards.

Register for: Not Met: The Most Commonly Missed Standards in QM Reviews
Attend Virtually: Not Met: The Most Commonly Missed Standards in QM Reviews

 

USFSP Online Teaching Certification Summer 2019 A
Monday June 3 - Sunday June 30
This four-week online course allows faculty to move at their own pace to reinforce or obtain skills that support online teaching. The resulting certification will meet the requirements of the 2025 SUS Strategic Plan for Online Learning.

Register for: USFSP Online Teaching Certification Summer 2019 A

 

Strategies for Enhancing Engagement and Collaboration in Large Online Courses
Tuesday, June 18 at 2pm
Join OLITS for a live streamed webinar in which presenters will share several evidence-based strategies and tools for designing and facilitating large-size online courses in a way that enhances student engagement, encourages active participation, and supports learning. Specifically, they will cover essential topics including strategies for building a cohesive online learning community, increasing faculty online presence, and getting students actively engaged in learning. They will also address technology for online communication, collaboration, and engagement.

Register for: Strategies for Enhancing Engagement and Collaboration in Large Online Courses

 

USFSP Online Teaching Certification Summer 2019 B
Monday July 8 - Sunday August 4
This four-week online course allows faculty to move at their own pace to reinforce or obtain skills that support online teaching. The resulting certification will meet the requirements of the 2025 SUS Strategic Plan for Online Learning.

Register for: USFSP Online Teaching Certification Summer 2019 B

 

Strategies for Engaging Video
Tuesday, July 9 at 10am
This Workshop will focus on using best practices for video creation and blending those practices with research based learning theory to improve quality of videos being used in an online course (Any course really).

Register for: Strategies for Engaging Video
Attend Virtually: Strategies for Engaging Video

 

Tools for Successful Group Work
Tuesday, July 23 at 2pm
Join OLITS to discuss the intricacies of group work and demonstrate tools to support its success. In this workshop, we will cover group work features available through Canvas such as group home pages, discussions, and collaborative meeting tools. We will also share strategies we have found to be successful and invite you to do so as well!

Register for: Tools for Successful Group Work
Attend Virtually: Tools for Successful Group Work

 

Canvas Basics
Thursday, August 8 at 10am
This workshop will focus on mastering the basics of Canvas, from creating assignments to communicating with students. Topics covered will include assignments, quizzes, grading, announcements, notifications, modules, and files.

Register for: Canvas Basics
Attend Virtually: Canvas Basics

 

New Faculty Online Teaching Workshop - Saturday
Saturday, August 24 at 9am - 12pm
This weekend workshop covers Canvas basics, institutional processes, resources, and tips and strategies for new faculty or faculty new to teaching online. This session will also include an open lab where you will have a chance to discuss questions specific to your course with our instructional design team.

Register for: New Faculty Online Teaching Workshop