EMC Workshops for Week of Welcome

Hosted by: Educational Media Center

Fall 2020

Are you ready for a new semester? Let us help you prepare by offering several educational technology workshops and services to get you started on the right foot. Please register or make an appointment below.

Monday 8/17 - Tech It Out Day

Join our 10th annual Tech It Out Day event, completely online! Explore how technology can enhance teaching and learning, “test drive” a variety of technology tools, network with your peers, and celebrate the start of a new semester! Register by 8/16.
Register for Tech It Out Day

Date/Time: Monday, August 17, 2020 at 9:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Monday 8/17 - Laulima Challenge

You can use Laulima, University of Hawaiʻi's online collaborative learning environment, to organize class materials, streamline communication with your students, reduce paper use, and increase student engagement for your online and face-to-face classes. In this interactive challenge, you will learn how to use Laulima’s basic tools and set up your courses for the upcoming semester.
Register for Laulima Challenge

Date/Time: Monday, August 17, 2020 at 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Tuesday 8/18 - Preparing for Hybrid Modality

Teaching hybrid this semester? Have you considered the format for your hybrid modality, supporting active learning, and how you will meet the Leeward Baseline Recommended Actions (http://go.hawaii.edu/Aqy)? This workshop is intended to provide you with guidance as you plan for a hybrid modality.
Register for Preparing for Hybrid Modality

Date/Time: Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Tuesday 8/18 and Thursday 8/20 - Self-Introduction Videos and Professional Self-Portraits

Self-introduction videos can be used to attract students to take your course, establish social presence, and build community in your course. Make an appointment to shoot a 2-3 minute self-introduction video and/or take a professional headshot photo.
More info and schedule an appointment

Date/Time: Tuesday, August 18 and Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM, by appointment

Thursday 8/20 - Syllabus Makeover Challenge - Part 1 (Standard)

Creating a course syllabus and making it available to students is an essential responsibility as an instructor. Often the syllabus gives students a first impression about what to expect from the course. In this workshop, you will create a standard (accessible) syllabus or update your current syllabus into one that incorporates UDL principles. A template is provided for a quick-start.
Register for Syllabus Makeover Challenge - Part 1

Date/Time: Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Thursday 8/20 - Syllabus Makeover Challenge - Part 2 (Visual)

Creating an interactive syllabus activity paired with a visual syllabus can help your students learn about the course requirements and get them excited about what they will learn. In this workshop, you will create a syllabus activity and give your syllabus a “makeover” into a visual syllabus. A template is provided for a quick-start.
Register for Syllabus Makeover Challenge - Part 2

Date/Time: Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

By Appointment - Smart Classroom Consultation for Hybrid Modalities

Teaching hybrid and need a little help in how you will facilitate class in your Smart Classroom and online? Make an appointment for customized assistance for your or your discipline's situation and needs.

More to come...

Look out for our emails during the semester for more workshops! Since a lot of us are transitioning online or teaching more online, you may be interested in our upcoming Classroom and Distance Online (CanDO) series and other workshops for using Zoom, how to caption videos, and more.

Contact Us

We're also happy to meet with you one-on-one for customized assistance or consultation whether it's in-person, over the phone, or online in Zoom. Feel free to request an appointment.