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Technology Training

This page provides a list of online facilitator-led courses faculty training opportunities available at LSU. The FTC has several trainings specific to the deployment of Moodle 3.7. Reach out to the FTC directly for department-specific training needs.

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Moodle 3.7 Training

The Faculty Technology Center (FTC) offers several online webinars to help faculty learn Moodle 3.7 and prepare for hybrid or online instruction through effective technology use. Topics include:

Panopto is a video platform that includes software for recording and live streaming video, a portal for storing and managing your videos, a search engine for finding content inside your videos, and interactive video players. Panopto is a great resource for recording lectures and supplemental video tutorials to improve student learning in and outside of the classroom and is available to active LSU faculty and staff.

This course will take approximately 45 minutes and cover the tools used for creating backup files for courses as well as for importing or restoring course content from one course to another.

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Restoring/Importing a Course From a Backup

This course will take approximately 45 minutes and covers the necessary steps needed to prepare your Moodle gradebook for use during the upcoming semester.

This course will take approximately 45 minutes and covers the most introductory topics needed to begin using Moodle to facilitate teaching and learning online.

Resources:

Moodle 3 7 Introductory Topics

This 30-minute session will guide you through the SNAP interface in Moodle 3.7. We will provide an overview of navigation and common settings. We will also look at a course built in the Essentials theme of Moodle 3.1, and what the course looks like after moving to Moodle 3.7.

This course will take approximately 45 minutes and covers the concepts and tools needed to manage your Moodle gradebook throughout the course of the semester.

This 45 minute live Zoom session will walk through Moodle’s Quiz activity creation and settings, discuss question types and question banks, discuss the differences between randomization and shuffle, and review user overrides.

This one hour session will review the steps to set up, use and grade a Turnitin assignment in Moodle 3.7.

We will be showing how to use TurningPoint Web, how to build questions such as multiple-choice, numeric value, word cloud, hot spot, and more. Also included will be flipping the classroom by using scheduled surveys. We will also cover downloading rosters from Moodle, viewing reports, and sending them back up to Moodle. It’s going to be a very informative and useful session.

This course will discuss set up and use of Zoom for meeting purposes as well as its Moodle integration for synchronous remote learning. We will touch on best practices and recommendations for student engagement. In this course, you will learn how to set up Zoom meetings through the main site as well as through the Moodle interface. You will learn the basic Zoom features including screen sharing, participant management, breakout rooms, polling, and recordings. We will briefly discuss room set ups for live streaming Zoom from a classroom.


Accessibility

Ensuring a quality learning experience for all learners – including those with a disability – is a key focus area for faculty, and can be easier than you think. To learn more about accessibility on the LSU campus, visit the Office of Disability Services. Learn more about Universal Design for Learning (UDL).


Copyright/Fair Use

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FERPA

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FERPA for Students

FERPA for Parents

FERPA for Faculty and Staff