Dan Bello leading a workshop
Kaltura is a new tool available to all Rutgers Faculty, Staff, and Students. It can be used to record presentations, including a video image of the presenter and PowerPoint slides or other presentation material. Because it is web-based, Kaltura can be accessed and used by anyone with a Rutgers NetID, wherever they want. As a result, it can be used to record presentations in the office or at home that students can watch on their own time so that class can be devoted to discussion. Kaltura can also be used in the classroom to record in-class lectures for future viewing. In this workshop, we will discuss how Kaltura can be used to enhance your class and walk you through the steps of making... continued
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The use of active learning techniques can present new challenges that do not arise in a more traditional class. Whether it's helping students adjust to group work, managing a busy room, or finding ways to deliver content to students dispersed in clusters - using active learning requires you to adjust your teaching. In this second Common Challenges workshop, we will open the floor to faculty who have experienced some of these issues, developed solutions, or want to learn more about active learning challenges as they prepare to convert their class. If you would like to attend, sign up on the registration page.
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This half-day session will explore the fundamentals of active learning. Instructional Designers will discuss the pedagogic underpinnings of collaboration-based learning that should inform course design, class management, and more. Instructional technologists will introduce you to the classrooms and technology that can enhance your teaching. Finally, conversations with colleague and staff who are both new to and versed in active learning will help you build valuable relationships and learn from the experience of other faculty. While Active Learning 101 is required for faculty using Rutgers-New Brunswick active learning spaces for the first time, anyone who is interested in learning more... continued
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As you get your syllabus and materials together for upcoming classes, don’t forget to familiarize yourself with the technology you will be using during the semester. To best afford faculty the opportunity to learn about and test their classroom’s technology, Digital Classroom Services holds workshops during the weeks before and after classes begin. These workshops are held near classrooms that have each of the four main types of DCS technology you may find in your classroom: the Digital Classroom Podium, Digital... continued
Dan Bello
This workshop is designed for instructors using DCS systems with built-in Macs and anyone else who would like to learn the basics of using an Apple computer. Digital Classroom Services will introduce you to the basics of Mac's operating system, including the dock, desktop, and finder. We will also discuss how to use popular applications that you may have used in Windows but not on Macs, such as Word, and PowerPoint. Finally, we will show you different ways you can access your presentation material via a USB drive or over the web. We will provide you with a Mac... continued