Workshops and Webinars – Fall 2017

As you plan your fall calendar, please consider participating in one or more of these upcoming professional development opportunities.

On the MOQI Calendar

MOQI Webinars

New and starting this fall are a series of webinars focused on best practices for online and blended course design. Descriptions and registration information for these FREE webinars is included on the MOQI Eventbrite registration page.

Learning Objectives: What, Why, Where, and When

  • Date: Oct. 4, 2017    12 pm – 1 pm
  • Date: Feb. 28, 2018     12 pm – 1 pm

The Alphabet of Assessment

  • Date: Nov. 1, 2017     12 pm – 1 pm
  • Date: March 7, 2018     12 pm – 1 pm

Tips to Improve Navigation, Usability, and Organization in Your Online or Blended Course

  • Date: Jan. 24, 2018     12 pm – 1 pm
  • Date: April 18, 2018     12 pm – 1 pm

Increase Student Engagement Using Discussion Boards

  • Date: Oct. 25, 2017     12 pm – 1 pm
  • Date: Feb. 14, 2018     12 pm – 1 pm

Lights, Camera, Action…Recorded Lectures

  • Date: Nov. 15, 2017     12 pm – 1 pm
  • Date: March 21, 2018     12 pm – 1 pm

Mediaspace for Recorded Lectures

  • Date: Jan. 10, 2018     12 pm – 1 pm
  • Date: April 4, 2018     12 pm – 1 pm

Quality Matters Workshops – Fall Dates

Descriptions and registration information

WORKSHOP/ COURSE NAME DATE AND TIME LOCATION
Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Workshop (face-to-face) Cost: $45
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Date: September 15, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM – 4 PM
Rochester Community College

Heintz Center – Rm 117
1926 College View Road East, Rochester, MN 55904

Improving Your Online Course Workshop (Online) Cost: $35
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Sept. 26 – Oct. 10, 2017 Online over 2 weeks. No class meetings – is completely online.
Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Workshop (Online) Cost: $45
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Oct. 24 – Nov. 7, 2017 Online over 2 weeks. No class meetings – is completely online.
Improving Your Online Course Workshop (face-to-face) Cost: $35
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Date: October 27, 2017
Time: 10 AM – 2:30 PM
Rochester Community College

Heintz Center – Rm 117
1926 College View Road East, Rochester, MN 55904

Improving Your Online Course Workshop (Online) Cost: $35
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Nov. 7 – Nov. 21, 2017 Online over 2 weeks. No class meetings – is completely online.
Peer Reviewer Course (PRC) Cost: $100
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New sessions start every month. Dates are listed on the QM website. MOQI pays 50% of registration fee. Contact us for details. Online over 2 weeks. No class meetings – is completely online.
Master Reviewer Course (MRC) Cost: $150
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New sessions start every month. Dates are listed on the QM website. MOQI pays 50% of registration fee. Contact us for details Online over 2 weeks. No class meetings – is completely online.

Contact us with questions about any of these professional development opportunities!

D2L Brightspace: Free “Getting Started” webinars

SIG Learning Spaces & Instructional Technology LogoAre you looking for opportunities to learn more about how to effectively set up your courses using D2L Brightspace?  The Minnesota State’s Special Interest Group: Learning Spaces & Instructional Technologies will be holding a series of free 1-hour webinars to get faculty who are new to D2L Brightspace up and running.

Access these free webinars from your home or campus – whichever works for you. Session size is limited so register early!

The following sessions will be held July 25 thru September 2:

  • Introduction and Overview of D2L Brightspace
  • Organize Your Content
  • Using Respondus Quiz Tool
  • D2L Brightspace Quiz Tool
  • Announcements (formerly News), Classlist and Email
  • D2L Brightspace Discussion Board Tool
  • Points Based/ Weighted Gradebook
  • D2L Brightspace Assignments Tool (formerly Dropbox)
  • Groups in D2L Brightspace

Full descriptions, session dates and times as well as registration information can be found at the MN Quality Eventbrite registration page (link will open in a new window).

Please share the attached flyer with colleagues who may be interested. SIGD2LGettingStartedWebinars2016