New Faculty Orientation

The eLearning Team welcomes New Faculty at GVSU!

WELCOME NEW FACULTY!

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On, Wednesday, August 7, New Faculty Orientation kicks off with over 100 faculty participating in 2 days of sessions focused on equipping and preparing new faculty at Grand Valley State University.

From 1 to 3pm, the eLearning and Emerging Technologies team will share a wealth of tips and strategies to leverage technology in teaching through break out sessions,  #EDTECH demonstrations, and consultations.

Specific sessions by the eLearning team include:

This post features a variety of technologies and resources that are available to faculty at GVSU.


Who is the eLearning team and what do they do?

Our eLearning and Emerging Technologies team is on mission to supporting faculty pursuing innovation in teaching an learning.

Our team provides a wide array of services and resources designed to facilitate digital learning at GVSU through supporting faculty in delivering high quality, innovative teaching.

We support faculty, contribute to teaching excellence, and enhance student success through:


What enterprise technologies are available at GVSU?

Look no further then our Teaching and Learning with Technology Guide!

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New to Blackboard?

Here are a few resources to help you get started!

  1. Checklist for getting started with Blackboard
  2. Tips for teaching and learning with Blackboard
  3. Facilitating live office hours and video conferencing with Collaborate
  4. Checking accessibility of your course content with Ally

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Interested in kicking-it-up-a-notch with video?

Check out the Digital Studio, Lightboard, and get help with using Panopto, our streaming video solution at GVSU!


Need instructional design support in teaching online?

Join a growing movement in higher education by learning to teach an online or hybrid course. The eLearning and Emerging Technologies team includes instructional designers in IDeL focused on providing expert guidance in designing high quality courses.


We’re here to help!

Visit our eLearning and Emerging Technologies web page to connect with a plethora of possibilities in teaching and learning with technology at GVSU!

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eLearning welcomes new faculty at the @GVSU 2017 New Faculty Orientation

WELCOME NEW FACULTY!

The eLearning team provided a wealth of information, #EDTECH demonstrations, and presentations to over 100 faculty that attended the 2017 New Faculty Orientation at GVSU.

Highlighted presentations and demonstrations included:

  • myBanner
  • Introduction to Blackboard Learn
  • Advanced Blackboard
  • IT Services
  • Blackboard Collaborate Ultra
  • GVSU Mobile and Apps
  • Blackboard Collaborate, TechSmith Relay, and Ensemble Video
  • Digital Studio, Lightboard, and Skype for Business
  • IDeL Seminars and Foundations
  • Technology Showcase
  • IT HelpDesk and Mobile Device Setup

RAFFLE PRIZE WINNERS!

During the event, new faculty that attended up to 5 sessions or more were entered into a raffle prize giveaway. We would like to congratulate the following faculty winners!

FACULTY WINNER 
PRIZE
DEPARTMENT
Betty Jo Enell Echo Dot CIS
Xiang Cao Power Core Mini CIS
Carla Floyd-Slabaugh Power Core Mini OT
Barbara Spraggins Camtasia License OT
Brittland DeKorver Laser Presenter Remote Chemistry
Nicole Wright GV Symbol Allied Health
Yoshiko Tsuda USB Microphone MLL

Also, the selection of our winners was broadcast live on Facebook, and here is the video:

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ORIENTATION PHOTOS

We thought the afternoon was fantastic and enjoyed meeting all of the new faculty at GVSU! Here are a few photos from the orientation:

 

Thank you to all of the presenters and the faculty that attended the event.

Please remember, the eLearning team is here to help! Here is to a wonderful semester start to you all!