Loyola University Chicago

Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy

Online Workshops

Fall 2017
Online Teaching Workshops schedule

General Pedagogy Workshops: No registration required
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Sakai Collaboration Tools: Blogs? Discussion forums? Chat? What’s the difference? This workshop will cover the basic features of the three basic collaboration tools resident in Sakai and provide suggestions for selecting which tool will be most appropriate for your intended instructional use. We will also provide a brief overview for how to establish each of the tools within a Sakai course.

Tuesday, November 7, 10:00 AM
OR Wednesday, November 15, 2:00 PM

Critical Thinking, A Critical Skill:Are critical thinking skills hard for your students to learn? Looking for new tools for your pedagogy toolbox? In this workshop, we will discuss strategies you can use to teach critical thinking in the online environment. We will also discuss the core critical thinking skills and how to create assignments and activities that capitalize on Sakai tools and help students develop their critical thinking skills.

Wednesday, November 8, 2:00 PM
OR Thursday, November 16, 10:00 AM

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.

Monday, November 13, 5:00 PM
Thursday, November 30, 2:00 PM


Recommended Practices for Online Testing: Discover and discuss ways of using online tests, quizzes and other Sakai tools for formative and summative assessment and student engagement.

Wednesday, November 29, 10:00AM
Friday, December 8, 2:00PM

Strategies to Prepare Students for an Online Course: This workshop will cover strategies to motivate students to prepare for your online course.

Wednesday, December 6, 10:00AM
Thursday, December 14, 2:00PM

Participation link for all FCIP workshops:
https://luc.zoom.us/j/371819100

Training by ITRS (For those participating in the Online Teaching Course: ONE workshop from this group—Panopto, Captioning, or VoiceThread--can be used for your OTC requirement of two workshops)

Register with ITRS:  Registration Link Here

Creating a Panopto Recording: Learn to record, edit, and share your class lectures during these sessions. Sessions are online.

Windows: Monday, November 6, 2017; 5:00-6:00 PM
Mac: Tuesday, November 7, 5:00-6:00 PM


Editing a Panopto Video (use above link to register)

Thursday, November 9, 5:00-6:00 PM

VoiceThread is an interactive collaboration and sharing tool that enables users to add images, documents, and videos, and to which other users can add voice, text, audio files, or video comments. Come learn about the latest features of VoiceThread and how you can use the tool for student collaboration and communication in your Sakai course sites.

Wednesday, November 15, 10:00-10:30 AM (click here to register)
Tuesday, December 5, 3:00-3:30PM (click here to register)