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IDS 2022 Summer Academies

Instructional Design Services (IDS) will again host Summer Academies – eLearning Technologies, Applications for Face-to-Face, Online, and Hybrid Teaching this summer in May. All sessions will be conducted via Zoom online. The Summer Academies are designed to help SDSU faculty, staff, and GTAs develop comprehensive eLearning competencies and skills for teaching in face-to-face, hybrid, and online environments. Participants will learn, experience, and practice effective, engaging, and innovative SDSU supported eLearning technologies and applications.

Through these online Zoom hands-on workshops and presentations from IDS Learning Designers and faculty colleagues, the Summer Academies will aim to create a learning experience for participants to:

  • introduce SDSU supported eLearning tools, concepts, and applications for face-to-face, hybrid, and online teaching;
  • embrace creativity, innovation, prototyping, and dreaming big using D2L, Zoom, Panopto, … and other SDSU supported eLearning technologies and applications;
  • promote exploration of participants' contexts and insight into student-centered course design for face-to-face, hybrid, and online teaching;
  • build learning community among eLearning technologies and innovations in teaching and learning.

This year’s Academies are categorized into five tracks: Learn from your Colleagues, Online InstructionAccessibility,D2L,and eLearning Tools. All SDSU faculty, staff, and GTAs are invited to be part of the learning experience. You can select any of the sessions to participate based on your schedule.

Applicants must complete the following online form no later than May 6, 2022: 22academy.questionpro.com. Questions can be directed to: SDSU.IDS@sdstate.edu. Specific topics by tracks and dates are listed below. 


Track 1: Learn from your Colleagues:
May 9, 1:00-1:50pm, Tips For Successful Online Instruction
May 9, 2:00-2:50pm, Increasing Student Engagement and Ownership In Online Courses
May 9, 3:00-3:50pm, Online Teaching Strategies
May 9, 4:00-4:50pm, Using Media for Effective Student Feedback 

Track 2: Online Instruction:
May 10, 8:00-8:50am, Setting Up a Successful Online Course
May 10, 9:00-9:50am, Using the SDSU Quality Assurance Review Rubric to Better Align Learning Outcomes and Assessments
May 10, 10:00-10:50am, Universal Design for Learning 

Track 3: Accessibility:
May 10, 11:00-11:50am, Ally Basics: Getting to 67%
May 10, 1:00-1:50pm, Ally Advanced: Beyond the Minimum Score 

Track 4: D2L:
May 10, 2:00-2:50pm, So Many Quiz Questions, So Little Time
May 10, 3:00-3:50pm, How-to In D2L: Creating A Scavenger Hunt Engagement Tool
May 10, 4:00-4:50pm, Mastering Discussion Forums with Videos and Virtual Tours
May 11, 8:00-8:50am, Effective Use and Analysis of Turnitin in D2L Dropbox
May 11, 9:00-9:50am, D2L Gamify 101: Award, Badges, and Learning Paths
May 11, 10:00-10:50am, Going Beyond the Quiz: Master Student Assessment in D2L
May 11, 11:00-11:50am, Digital Clutter: Cleaning Up Your Digital Workspace
May 11, 1:00-1:50pm, Reducing Faculty Workflow in D2L: Using Release Conditions and Intelligent Agents  

Track 5: eLearning Tools:
May 11, 2:00-2:50pm, Panopto, Zoom, & D2L: Getting Everything Connected
May 11, 3:00-3:50pm, All Things Zoom: What You Should And Should Not Use It For
May 11, 4:00-4:50pm, Record, Edit, & Revive Course Content With Panopto
May 12, 8:00-8:50am, Collaborate Outside D2L with Teams, OneNote, and Other Microsoft Products
May 12, 9:00-9:50am, QuestionPro: New insights for Conducting Online Surveys
May 12, 10:00-10:50am, Digital Content: How To Store It? How To Share It? 
May 12, 11:00-11:50am, QuestionPro Live Polls: Ultimate Student Engagement 
May 12, 1:00-1:50pm, The future of Immersive Learning in Education Today: Augmented and Virtual Reality
May 12, 2:00-2:50pm, TurningPoint Web Poll: Student Engagement For All Delivery Platforms