Events

Wednesday, August 24

Soil pH Testing Services - Statewide, March - October!

URI Master Gardener volunteers conduct free soil pH testing as a service to the residents of Rhode Island and surrounding areas until October 31 annually....

Adding Research and Library Resources to Brightspace

Adding Research and Library Resources to Brightspace Amanda Izenstark This session will provide tips and tricks for connecting your students with...

Fun apps

Fun apps Terry Wild Review of some different apps to enhance communication with students and review of different campus wide offerings for creativity.

Help Students Take Their Notetaking to the Next Level with Evernote

Help Students Take Their Notetaking to the Next Level with Evernote Stan Skrabut Come learn about the power of Evernote as a note taking tool. Not only can...

Tech Day Q&A, Support & Consultations

Join Us for a Virtual Tech Day of Technology Tool Training. Tech Day offers a full scope of educational technology training sessions which aim to introduce...

10am
Virtual Event
What’s new in Brightspace to support faculty members for accessibility?

What’s new in D2L to support faculty members for accessibility? Sambhavi Chandrashkar More ways to make your course content and delivery reach every...

Notetaking Apps

Notetaking Apps Steve Jaegle Learn about creating notes in desktop and mobile applications such as Evernote, Notability, and GoodNotes. See how to share...

Supporting topic exploration, collaborative brainstorming, and more with Jamboard.

Supporting topic exploration, collaborative brainstorming, and more with Jamboard. Amanda Izenstark In this session, learn how you can use Jamboard - a...

Tools to Enhance Virtual Video Lectures

Tools to Enhance Virtual Video Lectures Michelle Rogers A review of tools that can be used with online video lectures to step them up a notch.

What do Abe Lincoln, UDL, and ReadSpeaker have in common?

What do Abe Lincoln, UDL, and ReadSpeaker have in common? Ginger Dewey (Vendor rep) Did you know that UDL - delivering materials in varied ways to meet...

Padlet

Padlet Alicia Vandeering Are you looking for a way to stimulate more discussion and interaction in your classroom? This session will provide an overview of...

Transitioning Knowmia Videos to Panopto in Brightspace

Transitioning Knowmia Videos to Panopto in Brightspace Lisa Chen Join this session to learn to fix broken Knowmia video links in Brightspace, and how to...

Using Special Features in Panopto to Engage Online Learners

Using Special Features in Panopto to Engage Online Learners Katie Babula Commentating, Quizing, Note Taking -Oh my! Let's review some features (and feature...

Video and Web-conferencing Best Practices

Video and Web-conferencing Best Practices Bob Viens Tips, tricks and best practices to hosting engaging online meetings and lectures. Not platform specific.

Virtual Reality for Remote Learning and Collaboration

Virtual Reality for Remote Learning and Collaboration Christopher Hemme The RI-INBRE Molecular Informatics Core and the URI ITS Student Technology Assistants...

Authoring Tools for Interactive Lesson Modules in Brightspace

Authoring Tools for Interactive Lesson Modules in Brightspace Michelle Rogers This session will review free online Web 2.o tools faculty can use to make...

Self-Service Brightspace Class Merging

Self-Service Brightspace Class Merging Steve Jaegle Learn how to use coursesetup.uri.edu to merge your own Brightspace classes and sections.

Web-based Virtual Computer Labs

Web-based Virtual Computer Labs Chi Shen Browser-based, remotely-accessible, virtual computer labs for the support of your courses, research labs, and...

Closed Captions & Live Streaming in Zoom & WebEx

Closed Captions & Live Streaming in Zoom & WebEx Bob Viens & Janie Palm Adding Closed Captions to Zoom or Webex videos live streamed to YouTube or FB.

Giving every student a voice with Top Hat

Giving every student a voice with Top Hat Connor and Shaunak (Andrea Hendricks) Learn about Top Hat's dynamic courseware and how it can empower educators...

Leveraging In Classroom Technology for Collaboration

Leveraging In Classroom Technology for Collaboration Katie Babula We will take a look at some available in room media tools and best use cases for more...

Using Brightspace Groups for Class Discussions and Student Engagement

Using Brightspace Groups for Class Discussions and Student Engagement Lisa Chen Setting up & using Groups and Discussions in Brightspace.

Zoom Tools that Make Virtual Lectures Fun

Zoom Tools that Make Virtual Lectures Fun Mark Oliver Review of the interactive Zoom tools that increase viewer participation and engagement.

Adding Closed Captions and Live Transcription on Lecture Videos

Adding Closed Captions and Live Transcription on Lecture Videos Page Ramsdell and Lisa Chen Learn about the various methods for adding closed captions and...

Ramp up Boring Text-based Discussions

Ramp up Boring Text-based Discussions Michelle Rogers This session will review some strategies, tools and approachs to ramping up the usual boring virtual...

Track Student Progress with Intelligent Agent

Track Student Progress with Intelligent Agent Steve Jaegle Learn about features and settings in Brightspace that let you track student progress and the...

Turning Is Now echo360

Turning Is Now echo360 Kristen Gabriel Advanced features and tools demonstration of the PointSolutions Desktop software (Point solutions is the new...

Wednesday, August 24