cfe loungethe Lounge

What is the Lounge? The Lounge, located in the Center for Faculty Excellence, is a place for faculty to come and sit, grab a cup of coffee, meet with others, have conversation, or collaborate on projects. The Center is located on the west end of the second floor of the Henry Madden Library.

Lessons from the Lounge - Fall 2019

Join us for a overview on the following topics. No need to register.

Friday, August 30, 12:00 - 12:45 p.m. - Google Course Kit

In this session, you will explore how Google Course Kit brings the powerful collaborative capabilities of G Suite into Canvas so that you and your students can work better together.

Friday, September 13, 12:00 - 12:45 p.m. - Canvas Apps

Did you know Canvas has a Teacher app? Through the app instructors are able to communicate with students, view courses, and grade student submissions more efficiently through SpeedGrader. The app can be downloaded on the iOS and Android platforms but this workshop will be presented from an iPad.

Friday, September 27, 12:00 - 12:45 p.m. - Media in Canvas

This lesson in the lounge will cover uploading/creating images, audio, and video in the Rich-Content-Editor throughout Canvas. Overall accessibility concerns when using media will also be discussed.

Friday, October 11, 12:00 - 12:45 p.m. - iClicker Reef Polling

This session will give an overview of the latest version of iClicker Reef, the various question types that are available, and potential uses for using this student response system in class. 

Friday, October 25, 12:00 - 12:45 p.m. - Google Expeditions

Learn how Google Expeditions harnesses the power of virtual reality to bring the world into the classroom, Expeditions contains highly curated experiences created by some of the world’s most renowned institutions such as the Smithsonian, NASA and National Geographic.

Friday, November 22, 12:00 - 12:45 p.m. - Camtasia

This lesson in the lounge will cover the basic tools in Camtasia for recording a screen share, editing, and uploading to YouTube. Participants need a current version of Camtasia loaded on their device.