Loyola University Chicago

Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy

Online Workshops

 Summer 2018

General Pedagogy Workshops: No Registration Required

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Using Zoom to Make the Most of Synchronous Time

What are some of the pedagogical reasons why you might want to use Zoom? And how do you actually use Zoom as an instructor? During this workshop, we will partner with ITRS to discuss why and how to use Zoom. 

  • Friday, June 15, 11am-12pm CST

Strategies to Prepare Students for an Online Course

This workshop will cover strategies to motivate students to prepare for your online course.

  • Friday, June 22, 11am-12pm CST

Creating a Workable Course Layout

Course layout and design are crucial to blended, hybrid and online courses. Without a meaningful structure, students are unable to find where things are located; additionally, they may have difficulties navigating the collaboration tools needed to build effective online community. In this workshop we discuss some issues to consider and some strategies for organizing your course in a manner that makes sense for your subject matter.

  • Friday, June 29, 11am-12pm CST

Faculty-Lead Discussion Workshops: Listen to the Recordings

Determining Content for Online or Blended Course: How Much Is Too Much (or Too Little?)

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What Are Students Looking for In Online Courses? (Student panel)

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 Past Workshops

Getting Started Building Accessible Course Materials

What is accessibility? Why is it important, especially in online and blended courses? In this workshop, we will discuss 5 simple things you can do to make your courses more accessible

  • Friday, May 18, 11am-12pm CST

Designing and Using Rubrics

One of the best ways to clearly communicate grading processes and expectations is through the use of rubrics. In this workshop, we will talk about the value of rubrics, different types of rubrics, and how to create rubrics. 

  • Friday, June 1, 11am-12pm CST

Recommended Practices for Online Testing

Discuss ways of using online tests, quizzes and other Sakai tools for formative and summative assessment and student engagement.  

  • Friday, June 8, 11am-12pm CST