Centre for Teaching Excellence

Program and Events

Remote Teaching Starter Kit

A quick start guide to courses to help you adjust to a remote learning environment

 

  1. CURRICULUM

Convert Your Syllabus to an eLearn Course (3-Part Workshop)
Option 1: Nov 9, 10, 13 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Option 2: Dec14, 15, 18 10:00 am – 11:30 am
This three-part workshop guides participants through the process of building an online course….read more

 

  1. INSTRUCTION

Introduction to Zoom
November 23, 30 December 14, 2020
Zoom video conferencing has arrived at CapU. Learn how to run a Zoom session with your students. Manage participants, share your screen and annotate it, build breakout rooms, add virtual backgrounds and much more

Practice Sessions for Zoom
January4, 5 & 6 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm
Before going live with your new screen-sharing, breakout room, white boarding, etc. skills, would you like a little practice? Sign up for one of CTE’s 1-hour Zoom Practice Sessions. 5 persons per session

Introduction to MS Teams
November 23, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm  November 30, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm   December 14 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Microsoft Teams provides a digital platform that can be used to host your synchronous class. This course helps you learn how to create a class, add class members, share your screen and create and manage breakout rooms.

Practice Sessions for MS Teams
January 4, 5 & 6   2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Before going live with your new screen-sharing, breakout room, white boarding, etc. skills, would you like a little practice? Sign up for one of CTE’s 1-hour MS Teams Practice Sessions. 5 persons per session

Practice Sessions for Zoom
January 4, 5 & 6,  1:00 pm – 2:00 pm or 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Before going live with your new screen-sharing, breakout room, white boarding, etc. skills, would you like a little practice? Sign up for one of CTE’s 1-hour MS Teams Practice Sessions. 5 persons per session

Teaching with eLearn Thursdays
December 10, 2020
These 30-min sessions will provide hands-on tutorials for moving your face-to-face course modules, assessments, etc. to eLearn. Each tutorial will focus on the “mechanics” of eLearn by walking you through the steps. Each session will answer a question “How do I …. on eLearn?”. If you would like to take this opportunity to learn from a faculty colleague, sign up for one of the available sessions/dates. Resources related to each of sessions will also be provided.

LinkedIn Learning: Learning Zoom
LinkedIn Learning: Learning MS Teams for Education

 

  1. ASSESSMENTS

Online Assessment and Exams
November 27  2:00 pm – 3:00 pm     December 14 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Explore options for translating common assessments into online format.

Teaching with eLearn Thursdays
December 17, Januray 7
These 30-min sessions will provide hands-on tutorials for moving your face-to-face course modules, assessments, etc. to eLearn. Each tutorial will focus on the “mechanics” of eLearn by walking you through the steps. Each session will answer a question “How do I …. on eLearn?”. If you would like to take this opportunity to learn from a faculty colleague, sign up for one of the available sessions/dates. Resources related to each of sessions will also be provided.

 

  1. ENVIRONMENT

Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the territories of the Lil’wat, Musqueam, Sechelt (shíshálh), Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.

 

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