For your convenience, training sessions can be one-on-one in person or virtual via Blackboard Ultra. If you would like Educational Technologies training, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with topic(s) and availability. Topics could include:
Christmas Course Setup
Date: Wednesday Dec. 21 and Thursday Dec 22, 2016
Time: 8:30 - 4:30 Drop by at your convenience
Location: F315 - Faculty lab
Come on up to the Educational Technologies before heading off on holidays and get your winter semester prep work done with company! If you’re a Moodle neophyte we’ll help get your content digitized, uploaded and ready for the new semester. Bring your digital materials on a USB drive, or your mouldy books in your arms and get ready to work with us during this laid back open house gathering.
Available Training Sessions
Introduction to Moodle
This introductory session will guide you through the most commonly used tools in Moodle.
Come and learn how to setup and use the Moodle Gradebook.
Did you know that Moodle can grade your quizzes for you? In this workshop you will learn how to create and administer quizzes through Moodle
The Assignemnts feature in Moodle helps to facilitate how you send and recieve files with your students. No more lost emails or stacks of paper. Let Moodle keep everything organized for both your students and yourself.
Advanced Moodle Features
Wondering what else Moodle can do to help you teach your course? This workshop will introduce you to a number of other features available to you.
What is a rubric? Why would I use one? How could they help me and my students? Come attend this one hour session to learn the basics of rubric construction and some helpful tips and tricks.
Come and talk to us about creating a virtual field trip. Using 3D camera's and Virtual Reality headsets we can bring any location (within reason) to your students. No more crowded buses and scheduling conflicts. Let us record your location and your students can experience it at their convenience
The Educational Technologies Centre team uses a provincial Essential Quality Standards Toolkit to develop quality online, blended, and land-based courses. Using the GPRC Online Course Example Template, you will have the opportunity to begin developing a quality course.
Discover Greenscreen effects
This session will demonstrate how greenscreen techgnology works and how to create effective greenscreen special effects in photos and videos. We will focus on achieving high-quality greenscreen effects with consumer-level equipment and software.
Open Educational Resources
What are OERs? How can the Educational Technologies team help you find or build the ideal resources for your course.
You’re wrong about Copyright
This session will explore widespread misunderstandings about copyright law. We will discuss where these misunderstandings come from and what our copying rights really are as Canadians.
How does 3D printing work?
This session will introduce the mechanical principles of the most common types of 3D printers. We will discuss the possibilities, the limitations and the how-to’s of creating 3D objects in plastic and resin.
Citations & Academic Integrity
Citations and Academic Integrity aren’t just for students! This session will cover academic integrity obligations for faculty members.
This workshop will teach you how to use Blackboard Ultra as virtual classroom. With distance education becoming more prevalent at GPRC this tool can help bring you and your students together all at the same time.
This session showcases a number of exemplar learning activities that Educational Technologies have developed to really get your students engaged with the course material.
Conquering Your Classroom’s Technology (in collaboration with IT)
This session will explore the basics of using the common equipment in GPRC’s smart classrooms. We will discuss how to use the display systems, where to get help and a few tips to fit tech presentations into your teaching style.
Universal Design for Learning (in collaboration with Accessibility Supports and Disability Services)
GPRC is committed to support all students. In this session you will learn how to apply the three principles of Universal Design for Learning in your course and supports available at GPRC for diverse learners.