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Professional Development

All Face to Face (F2F) sessions will be held in the computer lab, Room 106, South Hall. 

To sign up, please email ece@nsula.edu or call 357-6355.

The Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will also be offering courses online through WebEx.  All available sessions offered via WebEx are listed at nsula.webex.com. Click on the 'Upcoming' tab to view the sessions, then click 'Register' next to the one you would like to attend. After completing the registration, you will receive an email confirmation from WebEx.  Please note:  WebEx Basics must be completed before registering for WebEx: Scheduling and Reporting or WebEx: Best Practices.

Upcoming Professional Development Classes

Dec. 03, 2014

Quality Matters Rubric (Online)

Time: 
09:30 — 11:00
In this workshop, participants will learn how to develop online courses to meet the Quality Matters Rubric.
Dec. 04, 2014

Moodle to the Max (Online)

Time: 
09:30 — 10:30
This workshop will demonstrate how to create quizzes using the new features within Moodle 2.5. Want to take your online class to the next level? Join us as we provide tips and tricks that will enhance your Moodle experience. Go beyond the basics of what you know about Moodle. From reporting to media enhancements to specific tools to manage your class efficiently, this course is all about the options that will make you a better online instructor.
Dec. 04, 2014

Using VIC (Online)

Time: 
14:00 — 15:00
VIC (Video Integrated Content) is a powerful media management and publishing platform for Northwestern State University. Use VIC to engage students and impact teaching and learning. You can also use VIC to excite your visitors, recruit students and promote your brand while managing all campus rich-media in a single central repository designed for multiple applications and users. This class is for Professors/Instructors who want to upload their pre-recorded content into Moodle. If you have videos that were captured with a camera, iDevice, or Camtasia Studio, this is the class for you.
Dec. 09, 2014

Debut (Online)

Time: 
10:00 — 11:00
This session will introduce Debut, a free screen recording software that is easy to install and straightforward to use. We will go through downloading and installation, functionality, and how to post the content to VIC and Moodle.
Dec. 10, 2014

WebEx Basics (Online)

Time: 
10:00 — 11:00
This workshop will cover the breadth of available options within WebEx Training Center and discuss the basic tools needed for attending and hosting a training session.
Dec. 11, 2014

WebEx Part 2: Scheduling & Reporting (Online)

Time: 
13:30 — 14:30
This 1 hour workshop will teach WebEx hosts how to schedule sessions and generate reports.
Dec. 11, 2014

Managing Your Gradebook in Moodle 2.5 (Online)

Time: 
14:00 — 15:30
This workshop will cover the tools and techniques to maintain your Gradebook in Moodle 2.5 effectively.