Upcoming Events

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The Fundamentals of D2L BrightspaceWed, 10 Jul 201910:00 am - 11:30 am2/5Jeff Mundee, Instructional Technology Specialist

This workshop for new faculty members to UNB introduces participants to the D2L (Brightspace) interface, navigating the homepage and individual courses. We will explore ways of managing course content, tools, widgets and news items for your class. You will also learn the key skills necessary to design a course that meets your individual preference. Mastering the Fundamentals is a great way for designers to get a “jump start” on their course design and gain the foundational knowledge for more advanced workshops.

Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room 249

Nancy Fitzpatrick: nef@unb.ca

CETL

Automation Features in D2L BrightspaceThu, 11 Jul 20192:00 pm - 3:30 pm2/5Jeff Mundee, Instructional Technology Specialist

Running courses takes time, especially in large classes, D2L Brightspace may be able to help.

Learn about how to gain efficiencies with restrictions, schedules, date offsets, Course imports, and the power of intelligent agents to notify you or others when conditions are met. Warn students when they are at risk of missing something, or encourage them using feedback with 'replace strings' which substitute their name automatically. These features among some others are covered in this session which aims to lessen the burden of course loads while improving engagement for students.

Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room 237

Nancy Fitzpatrick: nef@unb.ca

UNBSJ

Fundamentals of D2L BrightspaceMon, 12 Aug 20192:00pm - 3:30pm4/20Kris Doucet

This workshop for new faculty members to UNB introduces participants to the D2L (Brightspace) interface, navigating the homepage and individual courses. We will explore ways of managing course content, tools, widgets and news items for your class. You will also learn the key skills necessary to design a course that meets your individual preference. Mastering the Fundamentals is a great way for designers to get a “jump start” on their course design and gain the foundational knowledge for more advanced workshops.




Hazen Hall 236

Kris Doucet: kdoucet@unb.ca

UNBSJ

Microsoft TeamsMon, 12 Aug 201910:00am - 11:00am5/20Kris Doucet

This tool allows groups of people (committees, projects, departments) to work collaboratively. Share documents, chat, plan and access all the tools you need as you go. Customize your team’s space with the tools you need, when you select from the many integrated apps. Teams will also be replacing the VoIP phone system and eventually Skype for business.




Hazen Hall 236

Kris Doucet: kdoucet@unb.ca

CETL

The Fundamentals of D2L BrightspaceMon, 12 Aug 20192:00 pm - 3:30 pm1/5Jeff Mundee, Instructional Technology Specialist

This workshop for new faculty members to UNB introduces participants to the D2L (Brightspace) interface, navigating the homepage and individual courses. We will explore ways of managing course content, tools, widgets and news items for your class. You will also learn the key skills necessary to design a course that meets your individual preference. Mastering the Fundamentals is a great way for designers to get a “jump start” on their course design and gain the foundational knowledge for more advanced workshops.

Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room 249

Nancy Fitzpatrick: nef@unb.ca

UNBSJ

Using Grades in D2L BrightspaceTue, 13 Aug 201910:00am - 11:30am2/20Kris Doucet

In this workshop, participants will become familiar with the Grades tool. You’ll learn to enter and manage grades, create your own course specific grade scheme, and how to set up a grade system that meets the needs of your class. We’ll also look at the Setup Wizard, the 3 types of grade items you can select (Points/Weight/or Formula) for your class and how you can quickly and easily submit your final grades.




Hazen Hall 236

Kris Doucet: kdoucet@unb.ca

UNBSJ

MS FormsTue, 13 Aug 20192:00pm - 3:00pm3/20Kris Doucet

This O365 tools allows to create surveys, quizzes, and polls and with built in analysis tools and the ability to export results to Excel. Have your survey open to the world or set restrictions like one response per person and open only to those with an @unb.ca email address. 




Hazen Hall 236

Kris Doucet: kdoucet@unb.ca

CETL

Using Grades in D2L BrightspaceTue, 13 Aug 201910:00 am - 11:30 am0/5Jeff Mundee, Instructional Technology Specialist


In this workshop, participants will become familiar with the Grades tool. You’ll learn to enter and manage grades, create your own course specific grade scheme, and how to set up a grade system that meets the needs of your class. We’ll also look at the Setup Wizard, the 3 types of grade items you can select (Points/Weight/or Formula) for your class and how you can quickly and easily submit your final grades.

Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room 249

Nancy Fitzpatrick: nef@unb.ca

UNBSJ

Using Quizzes in D2L BrightspaceWed, 14 Aug 20192:00pm - 3:30pm1/20Kris Doucet

In this workshop, participants will learn how to create, manage and grade quizzes. You’ll learn about the Question Library and how to create a variety of question types. We’ll also cover how to randomize the answers within multiple choice questions, how to randomize the order of the questions within the quiz, and how to give users special access to quizzes.




Hazen Hall 236

Kris Doucet: kdoucet@unb.ca

UNBSJ

MS Stream & Screen Cast O'MaticWed, 14 Aug 201910:00am - 11:00am0/20Kris Doucet

Record yourself and/or the content of your screen with Screen Cast O’Matic, a free software tools with a suite of basic editing functions. Upload the completed videos to MS Stream, and share them however you’d like. Invaluable for providing training on how to do basic tasks like filling out financial paperwork or use these tools to record yourself and PowerPoint slides for your students, no more missed classes due to weather events. Come see how easy it is to share your knowledge and expertise with these two tools. 




Hazen Hall 236

Kris Doucet: kdoucet@unb.ca

CETL

Using Quizzes in D2L BrightspaceWed, 14 Aug 20192:00 pm - 3:30 pm2/5Jeff Mundee, Instructional Technology Specialist

In this workshop, participants will learn how to create, manage and grade quizzes. You’ll learn about the Question Library and how to create a variety of question types. We’ll also cover how to randomize the answers within multiple choice questions, how to randomize the order of the questions within the quiz, and how to give users special access to quizzes.

Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room 249

Nancy Fitzpatrick: nef@unb.ca

UNBSJ

Create Assignments in D2L BrightspaceThu, 15 Aug 201910:00am - 11:30am2/20Kris Doucet

In this workshop, participants will become familiar with the D2L (Brightspace) Assignment tool. You’ll learn how to create assignments, attach grade items, give users special access, and we’ll also demonstrate the process of grading and annotating assignments once they are submitted.




Hazen Hall 236

Kris Doucet: kdoucet@unb.ca

CETL

Create Assignments in D2L BrightspaceThu, 15 Aug 201910:00 am - 11:30 am0/5Jeff Mundee, Instructional Technology Specialist

In this workshop, participants will become familiar with the D2L (Brightspace) Assignment tool. You’ll learn how to create assignments, attach grade items, give users special access, and we’ll also demonstrate the process of grading and annotating assignments once they are submitted.

Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room 249

Nancy Fitzpatrick: nef@unb.ca

UNBSJ

Creating Groups & Discussions in D2L BrightspaceMon, 19 Aug 20192:00pm - 3:30pm3/20Kris Doucet

In this workshop, participants will become familiar with the Groups and Discussions Tools within D2L (Brightspace). You’ll learn how to create and manage various types of groups, how to connect Groups to Discussions and/or Assignments, and how to create sign up sheets. We’ll also explore creating Discussion forums, topics, journals and some unique ways others are using Discussions to enhance their online teaching.




Hazen Hall 236

Kris Doucet: kdoucet@unb.ca

UNBSJ

D2L Brightspace Outside the ClassroomMon, 19 Aug 201910:00am - 11:00am1/20Kris Doucet

Do you want to create a space for staff or student training or orientation? Come see the creative ways people are using D2L Brightspace to do just that. 




Hazen Hall 236

Kris Doucet: kdoucet@unb.ca

CETL

Creating Groups & Discussions in D2L BrightspaceMon, 19 Aug 20192:00 pm - 3:30 pm0/5Jeff Mundee, Instructional Technology Specialist

In this workshop, participants will become familiar with the Groups and Discussions Tools within D2L (Brightspace). You’ll learn how to create and manage various types of groups, how to connect Groups to Discussions and/or Assignments, and how to create sign up sheets. We’ll also explore creating Discussion forums, topics, journals and some unique ways others are using Discussions to enhance their online teaching.

Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room 249

Nancy Fitzpatrick: nef@unb.ca

UNBSJ

Getting Started with Poll EverywhereWed, 21 Aug 201910:00am - 11:30am1/20Kris Doucet

Increase interactivity and engagement in your classes with Poll Everywhere, UNB's Classroom Response System. Instructors ask questions in the classroom and students respond using their mobile devices (phones, tablets, laptops). Results are displayed providing immediate feedback and opportunities for discussion. By the end of this session, you will have an understanding of what Poll Everywhere can do and will be ready to create your own polls. UNB has a site license for this tool, so there is no cost to instructors and students.

Bring your mobile device and try it for yourself



Hazen Hall 236

Kris Doucet: kdoucet@unb.ca

UNBSJ

MS BookingsWed, 21 Aug 20192:00pm - 3:00pm3/20Kris Doucet

Create an online booking space to allow people to schedule meetings with you, or staff in your department with MS Bookings. This tool is automatically linked to your Outlook calendar and requires very little maintenance once it has been set up. Come see what MS Bookings can do for you. 




Hazen Hall 236

Kris Doucet: kdoucet@unb.ca

UNBSJ

Automation Features in D2L Thu, 22 Aug 20192:00pm - 3:30pm1/20Kris Doucet

Running courses takes time, especially in large classes, D2L Brightspace may be able to help. Learn about how to gain efficiencies with restrictions, schedules, date offsets, Course imports, and the power of intelligent agents to notify you or others when conditions are met. Warn students when they are at risk or encourage them using feedback with 'replace strings' which substitute their name automatically. These features among some others are covered in this session which aims to lessen the burden of course loads while improving engagement for students.




Hazen Hall 236

Kris Doucet: kdoucet@unb.ca

UNBSJ

One Drive & DelveThu, 22 Aug 201910:00am - 11:00am4/20Kris Doucet

Are you still using the UNB shared drives for everything? Come see the advantages of using One Drive as your default file storage. You get more space, easier and quicker access, the ability to share files and easy to use apps for your mobile devices. Accessing and storing documents has never been easier. 



Hazen Hall 236

Kris Doucet: kdoucet@unb.ca