Workshops

For more information about preparing for Fall 2020, Duke Learning Innovation has developed a new resource, Flexible Teaching, which features a series of guides for course design, delivery, and materials. Please refer to flexteaching.li.duke.edu as you prepare for your fall course(s).

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In addition to the virtual workshops listed below, there are many informative webinars from OIT available on the Keep Working website.

The recordings from these sessions may be made public.

Assessments

Featured Workshop Videos

Previously Recorded

Alternative Assessment Ideas & Backup Plans for your Final Exams
This workshop discussed designing alternative assessments for your final exam and highlighted strategies for developing a backup plan if your final exam doesn’t go as expected. Led by Megan Lancaster, Learning Experience Designer for Duke Learning Innovation.

Preparing for Final Exams and Grading in Sakai
This session prepared faculty to build online tests in Sakai’s Tests and Quizzes tool and calculate their grades correctly using the Sakai Gradebook. Led by Elise Mueller, Senior Consultant and Heather Valli Learning Experience Designer for Duke Learning Innovation.
Resources: Workshop Slides

Setting Up Assignments in Sakai
In this session, we demonstrated the process of creating and grading an assignment in Sakai.

Setting Up Tests and Quizzes in Sakai
In this session, we demonstrated the process of creating, and grading, a test or quiz in Sakai. Led by Seth Anderson, Consultant for Duke Learning Innovation.

Rethinking your assignments and tests for online learning
Session explored alternatives to and modifications of in-class exams, participation grades, in-class presentations, and papers. We will also discussed how grading and feedback may change given the online environment and reduced schedule. Led by Elise Mueller, Senior Consultant for Duke Learning Innovation.

Doing Group Projects Online with Zoom and Sakai
Led by Randy Riddle, Senior Consultant for Duke Learning Innovation

Engage and communicate with students asynchronously online with Sakai and email
Led by Heather Hans, Michael Hudson, Willie Williamson, and Heather Valli, Learning Experience Designers at Duke Learning Innovation
Resources: Workshop Slides, Discussion Guidelines

Delivering Assessments Remotely (for existing Gradescope users)
Led by Gradescope Staff

Get Started with Gradescope for Remote Assessments
Led by Gradescope Staff

Kits

Previously Recorded

Update Your Kit: Moving from Toolkits to Kits
Are you using Toolkits to set up and share learning applications with your students?  There’s a new version of Toolkits called Kits. Learn more about Kits from this recorded workshop.  More information about Kits can be found at kits.duke.edu and on the Learning Innovation blog.

Managing Your Course with Kits
Are you using two or more learning apps to teach your course?  Maybe even three apps or more such as WordPress, Box, and Warpwire?  Kits is a new learning platform at Duke that makes setting up and sharing learning apps with your students easy.  This workshop covered the basics of Kits such as setting up apps, managing participants, and sending notifications.

To learn more about Kits see Learning Innovation’s blog post.

Remote Teaching

Featured Workshop Videos

Useful Sakai Tools for Teaching Online
Monday, May 4, 11 – 12 PM EDT
In this session, designed for instructors who have limited experience using Sakai, we will introduce and discuss best practices for using several tools in the platform that are helpful for remote teaching and learning. We will demonstrate the process for adding them to your Sakai site, and how to set them up for use. 

Previously Recorded

Designing Student Activities in Online Classes
This workshop will presented examples of student activities that can be done in online classes including small group discussions, active learning exercises, practice-based activities, and collaborative projects.

Remote Teaching & Research in the Humanities: Notes from the Wired! Lab
Members of the Wired! Lab shared various approaches to remote teaching and research in art history and visual culture from synchronous lectures with software demonstrations to recorded lectures. They discussed both tough compromises they have made and new opportunities they have discovered in their classes in addition to new strategies for advancing research with their vertically-integrated teams. They also highlighted the specific issues graduate students face in virtual learning environments, especially concerning the availability of research resources.

Presenters:
Felipe Álvarez de Toledo, PhD Candidate in Art, Art History & Visual Studies
Kristin Huffman, Lecturing Fellow of Art, Art History & Visual Studies
Hannah Jacobs, Digital Humanities Specialist, Wired! Lab
Paul Jaskot, Director of the Wired! Lab, Professor of Art, Art History & Visual Studies
Victoria Szabo, Research Professor of Art, Art History & Visual Studies

Best Practices for Online Teaching
Led by Learning Innovation Learning Experience Designers

Open Discussion: Online Alternatives for Practice-Based Courses
Led by Randy Riddle, Senior Consultant for Duke Learning Innovation

Open Discussion: Online Alternatives for STEM labs
Led by Andrea Novicki, Senior Consultant for Duke Learning Innovation

Preparing for School Closures with VoiceThread
Led by Voicethread Staff

Zoom

Featured Workshop Videos

Previously Recorded

Facilitating Final Student Presentations in a Live Zoom Session
This workshop demonstrated strategies for facilitating student presentations during a live Zoom class session. Topics covered included: Managing share screen privileges, adding and removing co-hosts in a meeting, and recording live individual/group presentations as separate files for later access. Led by Megan Lancaster, Learning Experience Designer for Duke Learning Innovation
Supplemental Preparatory Checklist: https://bit.ly/duke-zoom-presentation

Active Learning in Zoom
This workshop explored how to best use breakout rooms and polls for active learning in live Zoom class sessions. Led by Heather Hans and Tara Kramiling, Learning Experience Designers for Duke Learning Inovation
Resources: Workshop Slides

Advanced Zoom Training
This workshop covered advanced use cases of Zoom. Topics covered included the best settings for meetings, recording, and security. Led by Elise Mueller, Senior Consultant for Duke Learning Innovation
Resources: Workshop Slides

Effective Online Teaching with Zoom – Learn how to manage Zoom meetings and use it effectively. Led by Elise Mueller, Senior Consultant for Duke Learning Innovation

Teaching a live class session with Zoom
Led by Elise Mueller, Senior Consultant for Duke Learning Innovation

Manage live and recorded student presentations in Zoom
Led by Megan Lancaster, Willie Williamson and Tara Kramling, Learning Experience Designers at Duke Learning Innovation