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Distance Education offers webinars to support digital teaching and learning.  If there is no upcoming webinar scheduled for a tool or topic you are interested in, you can view a recording from the previous session.  Have a topic idea?  Or don't see a webinar you want?  We love to hear what you need!  Please complete this faculty needs survey.

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  • Camtasia* is a software based video tool that can be used to create and edit videos for tutorials/how-tos/demos, lessons, presentations, etc.  The tool is very robust and has many features.  Register on the TechSmith website for one of their monthly Getting Started with Camtasia webinars.  Distance Education purchases a limited number of licenses each year.  You can request a license by completing this Request Multimedia Software License form.
  • D2L Brightspace referred to D2L is the online classroom environment used for managing your content and students, sharing content with students, course assignments, grading, and more.
  • Honorlock‘s customer success team will be hosting an upcoming webinar series on how to use Honorlock with learning management systems and third-party exams, like through a publisher - including how to enable and configure your assessments, understanding the student experience, and how to review the proctoring results.  Learn more about Honorlock on Distance Education's page.  Register for upcoming Honorlock webinars.
  • Snagit* is another software based capture tool.  It can be used to create videos; however, the capture and editing features are limited.  Snagit's strength is in capturing and editing screen captures.  This is very helpful in creating quick instructional materials.  Register on the TechSmith website for one of their monthly Getting Started with Snagit webinars. Distance Education purchases a limited number of licenses each year.  You can request a license by completing this Request Multimedia Software License form.
  • Zoom web conferencing allows for one-on-one and group online meetings using video and/or audio.  It has for whiteboarding, polls, groups, chat, and screen sharing.  Register on the Zoom website for one of their numerous live webinars covering topics for getting started to a daily Educator's Guide to Teaching Over Zoom 
 

The following is a list of webinar recordings offered by partners of APSU Distance Education.  Partners include professional associations as well as current vendors.  Note: this information is being provided for informational purposes only and it does not represent Distance Education or APSU.  Please use your best judgment when receiving advice from others.  

  • EDUCAUSE list of live and recorded webinars
  • Online Learning Consortium list of live and recorded webinars
  • Quality Matters webinar archive
  • WCET list of live and recorded webinars
  • Building a HyFlex Course to Support Student Success
    A HyFlex course gives the learner the choice of how to “attend” the class: face to face, live online, or recorded for later viewing, and learners can switch among the delivery choices as needed.  This webinar recording on HyFlex courses from Dr. Tietz will provide insights on the design and pedagogical thinking necessary to create a quality, engaging HyFlex course and cover her lessons learned and best practices for teaching and learning in this format.
  • How to Survive Your (Hurried) Switch to Online Delivery Using UDL
    This session discusses how to survive the process of converting your on-ground course to an online course, and even improve the course by applying the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL). UDL is an educational framework that seeks to remove barriers by providing multiple means of engagement, representation and action and expression.  Access the recording and slides.
  • Keeping Students Engaged in a Transition to Online Learning 
    This session will help you identify ways to proactively keep your students engaged in an online environment (course) and also what data to be looking out for to help mitigate attrition.  Access the recording and slides.
  • Maximize Formative Learning Opportunities with Turnitin Feedback Studio
    Delivering timely, formative feedback throughout the writing process can transform plagiarism into teachable moments and help students achieve writing success. Watch this webinar for a deep dive on how to use Feedback Studio as a formative educational tool to help students identify their strengths and weaknesses, self-correct before final submission, and take ownership of their work.  Also view this handout for five ways to use Feedback Studio for formative learning opportunities.
  • Moving Courses Online from Tutor.com
    Dr. Amy Dietzman, Learning and Design Manager at Tutor.com, has vast experience in managing online instruction and curriculum. In the session, she offers insight for instructors on her own personal experiences and best practices for making the leap to virtual education.  Access the recording and slides.

*Software installations on APSU computers require administrative access to the computer.  You must download the software installation file provided via a link from Distance Education and then contact GOVSTECH to install it on your work computer

**Software installations on APSU computers require administrative access to the computer.  You must download the YuJa Software Capture installation file from your YuJa account and then contact GOVSTECH to install it on your work computer.