2020 Learning Tech Conference Details

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Clemson Online is having its first annual Learning Technology Conference for new faculty and adjunct instructors. However, all faculty, instructors, and GAs are welcome to attend for all or part of the conference. Join us August 13th from 9am - 12pm for training on Canvas, Zoom, videoing practices, and more!

Conference Schedule

Between each session, there is 5 minutes allotted for switching Zoom rooms.

Zoom Room 1
Zoom Room 2
9:00 - 9:25am Introduction None
9:30 - 9:55am Canvas Overview 5 things you should know about Accessibility
10:00 - 10:25am Zoom Video Best Practice
10:30 - 10:55am Exams and Academic Integrity DIY Video Captioning
11:00 - 11:25am Your Canvas course is the Hub! Clemson Online Studio Options
11:30 - 12:00pm Final Session None


Session Overviews 

9:00 - 9:25 Session

(Recording) Welcome and Introduction - Anne Marie 9:00 (Link opens in new tab.)

9:30 - 9:55 Sessions

(Recording) Canvas Overview - Lori Kinley 9:30 (Link opens in new tab.)

New to Canvas?  This session will provide a quick overview of the popular tools in our LMS that will assist with content delivery, assignment collection, discussion forums, and quizzes.  The use of the gradebook will also be highlighted.

Key Resources: Clemson's Canvas Site (Link opens in new tab.)

(Recording) 5 things you should know about Accessibility - Michelle Tuten 9:30 (Link opens in new tab.)

Learn some of the basic things you can do to improve your Canvas course so that students with disabilities will have fewer barriers to learning. And good news! You don’t have to be a tech wizard to do them!

Key Resources: Clemson University's Accessibility Portal (Link opens in new tab.)

10:00 - 10:25 Sessions

(Recording) Zoom - David Basset 10:00 (Link opens in new tab.)

Get started with Zoom! This session will go over obtaining an account and some of our best practices for scheduling meetings for your class. We will also cover some of the features available to help you conduct your class and some of the options to help you secure your meeting.

Key Resources: Clemson Online's Zoom Page (Link opens in new tab.)

(Recording) Video Best Practice - Dallas Lenderman 10:00 (Link opens in new tab.)

Learn about video best practices to enhance your students’ learning experience. We will go step by step with you on how to make your video look professional. As your video and audio knowledge improve you will be more comfortable in recording videos for your classes.

Key Resources: Clemson Online's Ensemble Page (Link opens in new tab.)

10:30 - 10:55 Sessions

(Recording) Exams and Academic Integrity - David Basset 10:30 (Link opens in new tab.)

Explore the options Canvas offers when building your exams. This session will go over adding variety to your exams and how to configure your exam availability. It will also cover best practices and methods to help secure your exam.

Key Resource: Clemson Online's Compare Clemson Proctoring Solutions (Link opens in new tab.)

(Recording) DIY Video Captioning - Michelle Tuten 10:30 (Link opens in new tab.)

Learn how to caption your videos and upload them to Ensemble, Clemson University’s video hosting platform. These techniques can be applied to Zoom recordings, WebEx recordings, Camtasia videos, and other video recordings.

Key Resource: Clemson Online's Media Accessibility Guide (Link opens in new tab.)

11:00 - 11:25 Sessions

(Recording) Your Canvas course is the Hub! - Anne Marie 11:00 (Link opens in new tab.)

Create a comprehensive Canvas course so that it is easy for your students to navigate, participate, and submit assignments or take exams. Make it easy for you to distribute information or release grades. 

Key Resources: Clemson's Canvas Site (Link opens in new tab.)

(Recording) Clemson Onine Studio Options - Dallas Lenderman 11:00 (Link opens in new tab.)

Learn about the many options that Clemson Online Video services can offer you. We  offer Light board services, 360 video services and mobile recordings. If you need it for your classes we will gladly help you achieve all of your recording needs.

Key Resource: Clemson Online's Lightboard Studio (Link opens in new tab.)

11:30 - 12:00 Session

(Recording) Faculty Panel Q&A - Lisa Wagner, Dennis Taylor, Linda Ward, Tammy McNutt-Scott, and Christine Minor 11:30 (Link opens in new tab.)

 Asked experienced faculty questions about their digital teaching experiences.