Upcoming Events

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Course Delivery ModelsThu, 18 Aug 202210:00am - 12:00pm15/50Caroline Purdy, Director Teaching & Learning Services & Courtney Church, Instructional Designer

This session will explore flexible teaching models and course design ideas to make teaching more accessible to your students. We will discuss the Universal Design for Learning Framework that guides your course’s design, development, and delivery, and evaluation. We will also consider how to apply the best practices to your classes.

Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room 235 & MS Virtual Teams Meeting

Emily Clark: emily.clark@unb.ca

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MS Teams Basics (General Overview)Mon, 22 Aug 202210:00am - 12:00pm8/50Aneta McLeod, Instructional Technology Specialist

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.

MS Teams Virtual Meeting

Emily Clark: emily.clark@unb.ca

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MS OneDriveTue, 23 Aug 202210:00am - 12:00pm7/50Aneta McLeod, Instructional Technology Specialist

Are you still using the UNB shared drives for everything? Come see the advantages of using One Drive as your 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.

MS Teams Virtual Meeting

Emily Clark: emily.clark@unb.ca

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Rubrics WorkshopWed, 24 Aug 202210:00am - 12:00pm13/50Courtney Church and Emily Clark, Instructional Designers

This session will explore how to create and use rubrics effectively in your courses. 

A demonstration of how to build rubrics in D2L Brightspace will also be covered.

MS Teams Virtual Meeting

Emily Clark: emily.clark@unb.ca

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MS FormsThu, 25 Aug 20222:00pm - 3:30pm9/50Aneta McLeod, Instructional Technology Specialist

This M365 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.

MS Teams Virtual Meeting

Emily Clark: emily.clark@unb.ca

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MS BookingsThu, 25 Aug 202210:00am - 11:30am8/50Aneta McLeod, Instructional Technology Specialist

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, and creates a page like this. Come see what MS Bookings can do for you.

MS Teams Virtual Meeting

Emily Clark: emily.clark@unb.ca

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MS StreamFri, 26 Aug 202210:00am - 11:30am10/50Aneta McLeod, Instructional Technology Specialist

Microsoft has changed the way they store their videos ('New Stream'). During this session we will talk about the changes and suggest a workflow for using your previously recorded/saved videos (in MS Stream Classic) and your newly recorded videos for your courses.

MS Teams Virtual Meeting

Emily Clark: emily.clark@unb.ca

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MS SwayFri, 26 Aug 20222:00pm - 3:30pm11/50Aneta McLeod, Instructional Technology Specialist

Drag and drop videos, images and files to create interactive web-based newsletters, reports or, communications that look great on any size screen. Sways can then be shared digitally with your audience via email, a website or any digital tool you are currently using. Sways also gather analytics so you can see how well your Sway has been received; did users give it a quick glance or a deep read? With several templates to get you started and nearly limitless customization, you can build a Sway that is impactful and engaging.

MS Teams Virtual Meeting

Emily Clark: emily.clark@unb.ca

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Engagement Techniques – Active LearningMon, 29 Aug 202210:00am - 12:00pm14/50 Courtney Church, Instructional Designer

In this session, we will discuss student engagement strategies
you can use to help motivate your students and facilitate learning. We will discuss
why and how to use active learning activities in your classroom and practice several
techniques you can use to increase student engagement and
support learning.



Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room 235

Courtney Church: courtney.church@unb.ca

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Crowdmark: Efficient Grading and FeedbackTue, 30 Aug 202210:00am - 11:30am16/50Emily Clark, Instructional Designer

Crowdmark is a collaborative online grading platform that promotes unbiased grading and feedback and simplifies grading with multiple graders. In this session you will learn how to create and grade assessments using Crowdmark.

MS Teams Virtual Meeting

Emily Clark: emily.clark@unb.ca

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The Fundamentals of D2LThu, 1 Sep 20221:00pm - 2:00pm15/50Jeff Mundee and Aneta McLeod, Instructional Technology Specialists

This workshop 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.​​​​​​​

Microsoft Teams Virtual Meeting

Emily Clark: emily.clark@unb.ca

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Increasing Student Engagement with Poll EverywhereFri, 9 Sep 202211:00am - 12:00pm10/50Emily Clark, Instructional Designer

Increase interactivity and engagement in your classes with Poll Everywhere, UNB's Student 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 license for this tool, so there is no cost to instructors and students.​​​​​​​




MS Teams Virtual Meeting

Emily Clark: emily.clark@unb.ca

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D2L Groups and DiscussionsWed, 14 Sep 20221:00pm - 2:00pm12/50Jeff Mundee and Aneta McLeod, Instructional Technology Specialists

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.​​​​​​​

MS Teams Virtual Meeting

Emily Clark: emily.clark@unb.ca

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D2L Assignments and GradesFri, 16 Sep 202211:00am - 12:00pm15/50Jeff Mundee and Aneta McLeod, Instructional Technology Specialists

Learn how to use the new assignment experience in D2L, how students can upload documents into the folders, and how you as an instructor can use the built-in assessment tools to grade files turned in by students directly in D2L.

In this workshop, participants will also 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.​​​​​​​


MS Teams Virtual Meeting

Emily Clark: emily.clark@unb.ca

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Using Quizzes in D2L BrightspaceThu, 22 Sep 202211:00am - 12:00pm14/50Jeff 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.​​​​​​​

MS Teams Virtual Meeting

Emily Clark: emily.clark@unb.ca

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D2L Awards and GamificationMon, 3 Oct 20221:30pm - 2:30pm12/50Jeff Mundee, Instructional Technology Specialist

In this workshop we will look at how to use restrictions, challenges, additional
content, media, and news, with the Awards system which can give out badges and certificates for completing various criteria. Reward your students with something other than grades, offer optional time pressure, opt-in supplemental material. Drive it all with proven gamification methods like time boxes, loops, perceived randomization. Motivate and enhance value for your students with no overhead for the instructor week to week by leveraging automation in D2L.


MS Teams Virtual Meeting

Emily Clark: emily.clark@unb.ca