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Teaching & Learning Center Resources

Teaching & Learning Center: Going Online

Online Assessment Series

Authentic Assessment Online 4/22 Panel Discussion

Authentic Assessment Online (Click here to watch the video recording)

Panelists: Drs. Kayla Black, Lynda Konecny, Maureen Perry, and Patricia Sexton
Recorded on: Wednesday, April 22, 2020 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. MST

Location: Zoom-to-Home Desk

Audience: ATSU Admin/Faculty/Staff

This first presentation of the Online Assessment Series (01:18:34) hosts a panel of ATSU Faculty and Admins discussing the value of formative assessments online, the power of feedback, recalibration, and the importance of maintaining human connection in the online classroom. How can we maintain authentic assessment online? Listen in to hear how some of your own ATSU colleagues are leading the charge into online education.

Click here to follow along with the Zoom chat.

Click here to access the accompanying Google slides.
 

For further resources, tools, or any questions, please email ATSU's Office of Assessment and Accreditation (OAA) using oaa@atsu.edu.


"Online Clinical Assessment" (Click here to watch the video recording.)

Panelists: Drs. Barton Anderson, Kim DeVore, Satish Kumar, Valerie Sheridan, and Karen Snider.
Facilitator: Dr. Barbara Maxwell.
Recorded on: Wednesday, May 6, 2020 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. [MST]
Location: Zoom-to-Home Desk
Audience: ATSU Admin/Faculty/Staff

During this Assessment Series presentation, Dr. Barbara Maxwell facilitates five of ATSU's faculty/admins as they discuss their experiences with Online Clinical Assessment. After the panelists weigh in on the recalibration, technology, and assessment of online clinical skills, Dr. Maxwell then opens the conversation up to all attendees as they spend time in breakout rooms, discussing their own successes and lessons learned with online clinical skills assessment. View this recording to brainstorm alongside your colleagues (hyperlinked above).
Click here to follow along with the Zoom chat.
Click here to access the accompanying Google slides.
Click here to view the panelists' "Clinical Assessment Jargon" defined.
Click here to view a 6 min video provided by Dr. Barton Anderson: "Teaching Clinical Skills Online"
Click here to view a 12 min video provided by Dr. Barton Anderson: "AATE Planning for the Unexpected: Teaching Clinical Skills Online"

For further resources, tools, or any questions, please email ATSU's Office of Assessment and Accreditation (OAA) using oaa@atsu.edu.


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"Professional Education in an Online Environment: Opportunities, Pitfalls and Assessment"
(Click here to watch the video recording.)

Featured Guest Speakers: Drs. Michael J Emery and Timothy Miller
Recorded on: Wednesday, May 13, 2020 | 12:00-1:00 p.m. [MST]
Location: Zoom-to-Home Desk
Audience: ATSU Admin/Faculty/Staff

Assessment Series has been lucky enough to snag two of the leading speakers on psychomotor skills assessment in the online learning environment. Drs. Michael J Emery and Timothy Miller worked with ATSU to curate a special presentation for our admins, faculty, and staff. Listen along as Drs. Emery and Miller discuss the opportunities, pitfalls and assessment of professional education in the online environment. With their real-world experiences and their own professional expertise, it is safe to say our attendees are ready to bring these featured guest speakers back to ATSU in the near future. View this recording to hear applicable tips and tricks for your own program and courses.
Click here to view the featured speakers' Google Slides.
Click here to follow along with Zoom Chat.
Click here to view their previous webinar recording: "Teaching and Learning Psychomotor Skills at a Distance"

For further resources, tools, or any questions, please reach out to ATSU's Office of Assessment and Accreditation (OAA) using oaa@atsu.edu.


"Transitioning into the Digital Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Environment: [with] An Overview of Canvas"
(Click here to watch the video recording.)

Featured Guest Speaker: Dr. Peggy Maki
Recorded on: Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | 12:00-1:00 p.m. [MST]
Location: Zoom-to-Home Desk
Audience: ATSU Admin/Faculty/Staff

Dr. Peggy Maki will walk us through the assessment of student learning and development of technology in a digital learning environment, will give us a brief overview of Canvas capabilities, and will cover the quick principles of designing learner-centered online courses (or modules). View this recording to join your colleagues as they listen in on the most recent developments in the digital learning environment and carry the conversation with Dr. Maki into the future of education.
Click here to view the featured speaker's Google Slides.
Click here to view Beth Thompson's resource: "Canvas Screenshot Handout"
Click here to view Beth Thompson's resource: "EPID Syllabus"

Click here to view Brent Rasmussen's resource: "Getting Started with Canvas in 10 Steps"

For further resources, tools, or any questions, please reach out to ATSU's Office of Assessment and Accreditation (OAA) using oaa@atsu.edu.

Special Presentations

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Online Assessment Techniques (Click here to watch the recording)
Presenters: Quincy Conley, Kirsty Gaither, Brittany Williams, and Brent Rasmussen
Recorded on: Wednesday, April 1
5, 2020, | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. MST
Location: Zoom-to-Desk
Audience: ATSU Faculty
During this presentation (01:01:34), we will discuss methods that can help you track your students’ progress and bridge knowledge gaps.

 

The Basics of Teaching Online with Canvas Special Presentation II (Click here to watch the recording).
Presenter: Beth Thompson, MS
Recorded on: Wednesday, March 25, 2020, | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. MST
Location: Zoom-to-Desk
Audience: ATSU Faculty
This special session (01:01:45) discussed how Canvas can make your life a lot easier by tying itself in with the web tools you already use.

Click here to access the Q/A from the session. 


Spring Series Session II
Presenter: Dr. Quincy Conley, Ph.D. 
Recorded on: Wednesday, March 18, 2020 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. CDT
Location: Zoom-to-Desk
Audience: ATSU Faculty
This special session (01:25:43) assisted faculty in the transition of their courses online mid-semester. From Canvas to Zoom, this interactive session explained how to leverage different technologies available to all ATSU faculty. 

‚ÄčClick here to watch the video recording 

Zoom for Beginners Series

Join us the week fof March 30- April 2nd for a special series looking at how to get started on Zoom.

Setting yourself up for success using Zoom to teach Online

Presenter: David Lopez and Barbara Maxwell

This session covers how to set up your account, important zoom settings, and how the active speaker or gallery screen works.

Click here to view the session recording, along with the chat and related linked resources (recorded March 30th)

 

How to use Zoom during Class

Presenter: Brittany Williams

This session covers how to use the features in Zoom while presenting. It touches on the share screen abilities, as well as walks through the chat and participant panels. This session also looks at interactive features like the Zoom poll and Zoom breakout rooms. 

Click here to view the session recording, along with the chat and related linked resources (recorded March 31st) 

Miss the April 7th session? Watch the recording above and then check out these Scenarios

 

Zoom for Beginners

Presenters: David Lopez and Dean Maag

This session discusses the basics for how to facilitate your class online using zoom.

Click here to view the session recording, along with the chat and related linked resources (recorded April 1st)

 

What to do in Zoom after class (Meeting Recording)

Presenter: Kirsty Gaither

This session looks at what to do after your meeting has ended, and discusses ways to set your meeting up ahead of time to make it easier to move your zoom recording into Canvas or Echo 360.

Click here to view the session recording, along with the chat and related linked resources (recorded April 2nd)

 

Zoom Resources


Overview and Q/A of Zoom Drop-In Session Recording. (Click to watch) Recorded Wednesday, March 18.  
Ryan Hutman, from Academic Technology, introduces (51:44 min) Zoom for video conferencing. This video reviews the tool's features as well as how to run a virtual meeting. If you do not have access to Zoom, please submit an 
ITS Service Desk ticket

Steps to begin using Zoom like a pro:

  1. Submit a request for an ATSU Zoom license through the ITS Service Desk.
  2. Add the Zoom plug-in to your course site in Canvas.
  3. Review the Zoom Usage Guidelines page.
  4. Launch meetings easier by added the Zoom extension to your Chrome browser.
  5. Learn how to automatically transcribe cloud recordings.
  6. Zoom experts host free and interactive live training webinars daily. Get up to speed in less than an hour. 

Basic Tutorial for how to teach online using Zoom:

Canvas Resources

How to organize your Canvas course. Recorded on Friday, March 20. [Click the video above to watch the recording]
Quincy Conley, from Teaching & Learning Center and Dean Maag, Academic Technology discuss how to organize and set up some of the available features in Canvas (34:56 min). If you have questions related to embedding and using Zoom, Google or Echo360 please join one of our drop-in sessions or submit an
 ITS Service Desk ticket


Overview and Q/A of Canvas Drop-In Session Recording (Click the link to watch) Recorded on Wednesday, March 18. 
Brent Rasmussen, from ITS, addresses questions related to Canvas (51:08 min). To gain access to the abbreviated Canvas training for faculty, please submit an ITS Service Desk ticket


Common and Helpful Resources for Canvas - Overview of Discussions tutorial (04:52)

  1. To learn more about each notification, default settings, and notification triggers, view the Canvas Notifications PDF or watch this video tutorial (02:39)
  2. Watch an overview (04:28) for creating assignments
  3. [Specifically for Students] Watch an overview which demonstrates how to submit assignment files (03:24)
  4. Use speed grader to grade and comment on student submissions (02:56)
  5. Overview of the Canvas Grade book (09:06)

Canvas Discussions

How do I use the Discussions Index Page?

How do I create a discussion as an instructor?

How do I create a group discussion in a course?

How do I duplicate a discussion in a course?

How do I publish or unpublish a discussion as an instructor?

How do I use Direct Share to copy a discussion to another course?

How do I use Direct Share to send a discussion to another instructor?

How do I edit a discussion in a course?

How do I delay posting a discussion until a specified date in a course?

How do I move or reorder a discussion in a course?

How do I assign a graded discussion to everyone in a course?

How do I assign a graded discussion to an individual student?

How do I assign a graded discussion to a course group?

How do I assign a graded discussion to a course section?

How do I reply to a discussion as an instructor?

How do I view and sort discussion replies as an instructor?

How do I mark discussion replies as read or unread as an instructor?

How do I change discussion settings to manually mark discussion replies as read as an instructor?

How do I like a reply in a course discussion as an instructor?

How do I pin a discussion in a course?

How do I subscribe to a discussion as an instructor?

How do I delete a discussion in a course?

Echo360 Resources

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Special Presentation: Echo360: Outside of the Classroom (Click to watch) Recorded on Wednesday May, 20th. In this webinar the ATSU Echo 360 rep shows how to use Echo360 as a recording or content dissemination platform. She covers how to better engages students remotely with the Echo360 active learning tools.

 


How to get your class online quickly with Echo360 webinar recording
(Click to watch) Recorded on Friday, March 20. 
In this webinar, Echo360 trainers discuss how to quickly transition courses to a virtual modality. 


 

Ryan Hutman, from Academic Technology, discusses (7:42 min) how to use Echo360 Universal Capture. You will review how you can upload files to Echo360 so that your students can access your video content. If you do not have access to Echo360, please submit an ITS Service Desk ticket



Introduction to Echo360 Drop-In Session Recording
(Click to watch) Recorded on Wednesday, March 18. 
Dean Magg, from Academic Technology, introduces Echo360 (37:59 min) and how this tool integrates with your Canvas course.  

Additional Resources & Videos


How to Look Good on a Webcam (02:35)
P
hotographer Matthew Rolston offers simple tips for looking better on a webcam - from how to light your face to where to position yourself in relation to the camera.