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Faculty Workshops for Summer Session I

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Learn how to integrate online materials and build greater student participation into your summer course. Get started with teaching tools like New CourseWorks (Sakai), CourseWorks, Wikispaces, and EdBlogs.

These hands-on workshops will be held on May 25-26 and are led by CCNMTL educational technologists. The workshops are held in the Faculty Support Lab located in 204 Butler Library on the Morningside campus. Click on the workshop links or visit http://ccnmtl.columbia.edu/events/workshops to read workshop descriptions and register with your UNI.

New Courseworks (Sakai): Getting Started
Wednesday, May 25, 2011, 10:00a - 11:15a | Details | Register Now
For instructors interested in trying out the Sakai-based, New CourseWorks course management system, this workshop will provide the basics of how to use the system to manage your course.

Wikispaces: Getting Started
Wednesday, May 25, 2011, 11:30a - 12:45p | Details | Register Now
This workshop is an introductions to wikis, how they can be useful in the classroom, and how to create one using Columbia Wikispaces (including formatting text, adding media, creating pages and links, and site management).

Courseworks: Getting Started
Thursday, May 26, 2011, 10:00a - 11:15a | Details | Register Now
This workshop is designed to introduce Columbia University faculty and instructors to the basics of using CourseWorks, from logging in to setting up a course syllabus and managing files.

EdBlogs: Getting Started
Thursday, May 26, 2011, 11:30a - 12:45p | Details | Register Now
Keep the conversation going outside the classroom with EdBlogs, Columbia's course blogging platform. EdBlogs make it easy to share course content and create an online community for students and instructors.

These workshops will be repeated on July 6-7 for the second summer session.