Workshops and webinars

Learning Environments provide an extensive set of workshops and resources in support of the LMS and other learning technologies. These are available to both teaching and professional staff and are designed to be practical and linked to your teaching needs.

Current schedule of live webinars

Please find the schedule of live workshops and webinars below.  You may also wish to watch the webinar recordings available underneath or explore the Canvas: Learn at your own pace subject.

Workshops previously titled 'Canvas' are now titled 'LMS' , e.g. Canvas: Assignments is now called LMS: Assignments.

March

WorkshopDateTimeLocationRegistration
LMS: Getting Started Wednesday 3 March 2:00pm-3:30pm Online Register
LMS: Managing tutorials and student collaboration (Sections and Groups) Thursday 4 March 10:00am-11:30am Online Register
Introduction to H5P Friday 5 March 11:00am-12:30pm Online Register
Showcase of activities for encouraging interaction in zoom (with guest speakers from the faculties)
Design for learning with technology series
Tuesday 9 March 10:30am-12:00pm Online Register
LMS: Speedgrader and Gradebook Tuesday 9 March 1:00pm-2:30pm Online Register
Echo360: Universal Capture (DIY Videos) Thursday 11 March 10:00am-11:30am Online Register
LMS: Assignments Tuesday 16 March 10:00am-11:30am Online Register
Designing for online learning: Choosing the right Activity
Design for learning with technology series
Wednesday 17 March 10:00am-11:30am Online Register
Learning Analytics
Design for learning with technology series
Thursday 18 March 2:00pm-3:30pm Online Register
LMS: Rubrics Tuesday 23 March 10:00am-11:30am Online Register
Designing for online learning: Crafting great quizzes
Design for learning with technology series 
Wednesday 24 March 1:00pm-2:30pm Online Register
LMS: Speedgrader and Gradebook Thurs 25 March 1:00pm-2:30pm Online Register
H5P: Interactive Videos
Prerequisite - Introduction to H5P 
Friday 26 March 11:00am-12:00pm Online Register
Introduction to H5P Tuesday 30 March 10:00am-11:30am Online Register
LMS: Quizzes and Question banks Wednesday 31 March 10:00am-11:30am Online Register

If you cannot find what you are looking for or you would like to request a workshop for a group, please submit a support request.

Learning Environments Support Request

Learning Environments also offers a professional development program for staff - Design for Learning with Technology - focusing on providing the use of learning technologies in teaching. Sessions starting in the new year are open for enrolment via the Design for Learning with Technology schedule.

Recorded webinars

Our live Zoom sessions give you the opportunity to interact with the presenter from the comfort of your desk. We also offer a series of recorded webinars available online 24/7.

Webinar Full description and view recording

LMS: Getting started

This webinar is designed to provide participants with the skills to build a basic LMS subject presence, including the key elements considered essential under the LMS framework guidelines.

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LMS: Assignments

This webinar is designed to give participants the confidence to create LMS assignments. The assignment setup process and exploration of various assignment settings will be covered.

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LMS: Communication

This Zoom session gives participants a brief overview of communication tools in the LMS.

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LMS: Managing tutorials and student collaboration (Sections and Groups)

This webinar explores how to use Sections and Groups for tutorial management of student collaboration in the LMS.

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LMS: Quizzes

This workshop will equip staff in the fundamental skills to create and manage quizzes and question banks in the LMS.

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LMS: Rubrics

This webinar explores different Rubric setups and provides insight into how Rubrics can be used in the LMS.

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LMS: SpeedGrader and Gradebook

This webinar is designed to give participants the skills to confidently use SpeedGrader to annotate and grade student submissions in the LMS as well as manage student grades.

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LMS: For Tutors

This webinar is designed to give participants the skills to confidently navigate the LMS, communicate with students and use SpeedGrader to annotate and grade student submissions in the LMS.

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Introduction to H5P

This webinar provides participants with an overview of the H5P integration with the LMS and the skills to build a basic H5P activity. This webinar also covers reusing existing H5P content.

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Overview of the online exam options

This webinar is designed to give subject coordinators an overview of the exam types available for Semester 2 online open-book exams.

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Unpacking the Improving Online Learning LTI

The webinar discusses the Improving Online Learning Quality Initiative LTI funding and demonstrates seven straightforward ways to increase the participation and engagement of students in online subjects.

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FlexAP LTI: Designing a fully-online subject with LE

The webinar intended for subject coordinators and teachers who would like to know more about collaborating with a Learning Environments (LE) team to design and develop a fully-online subject using funds from the latest Round 2, 2020 Learning and Teaching Initiative.

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Gradescope: Getting started with Remote Assessments

Offering guidance on how to deliver assessments remotely and outlines various assessment options to meet your immediate needs - including fully online assignments - no paper required, existing paper-based assignments, and combining online and paper-based approaches.

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Learning technologies workshops available on request

Please note that the Learning technologies workshops are only available on request. To organise a session please submit a support request.

  • Poll Everywhere

    Prerequisites

    None

    Description

    This 90-minute workshop focuses on the Poll Everywhere online tool which allows users to create and collect responses to poll questions or activities. In this workshop, staff will create polls and learn how to collect responses in a live session.

    Topics include: Responding to polls, creating polls, editing polls, activating polls to collect responses, inserting polls in PowerPoint and adding links to polls in the LMS

    Learning outcomes

    • Experience Poll Everywhere polls as a learner
    • Create polls, add polls to PowerPoint, activate polls and display responses to polls
    • Add Poll Everywhere links to the LMS
    • Locate and identify relevant resources and support to assist the application of Poll Everywhere

    Workshop notes

    Enrol through Eventbrite

    Note, if this workshop is not currently scheduled, please submit your details to register your interest in attending.

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  • Qualtrics for teaching and learning

    Prerequisites

    None

    Description

    Using surveys in teaching and learning can increase student engagement and allow teaching staff to gather feedback from students regularly throughout a teaching period.

    This 90 minute workshop focuses on the use of Qualtrics surveys in teaching and learning contexts. Participants will explore different purposes and opportunities for presenting surveys to their students, experience a range of surveys as both a respondent and survey owner, and create and publish surveys.

    Topics include creating and managing projects, creating and managing questions, survey flow, survey distribution options, collaboration, and reviewing response data.

    Learning outcomes

    • Take a survey
    • Create, manage and distribute surveys
    • Locate and review survey responses
    • Collaborate with colleagues in the creation of surveys
    • Locate and identify relevant resources and support to assist the use of Qualtrics

    Workshop notes

    Enrol through Eventbrite

    Note, if this workshop is not currently scheduled, please submit your details to register your interest in attending.

    Upcoming sessionsRegister interest

How to register

Registrations for all workshops are made via Eventbrite. Find the workshop that suits you in the schedule and click on Register to be taken to the Eventbrite registration page. Please note that registrations will close the day before the start of the workshop. All registered participants will receive an email with confirmation of the event details and location prior to the workshop.

If you experience difficulty registering please submit a support request.