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Since March 2020, the Educational Support & Innovation (ESI) team has produced a variety of webinars to assist teachers in the shift to online and hybrid learning. All webinars and recordings are in English.

Before participating in a live webinar, take a look at the webinar etiquette to use as an example in your own teaching.


Recordings

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 Blackboard Collaborate

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The purpose of this webinar is to provide instructions on how to provide online lectures using the Blackboard Collaborate Ultra platform, which is available in Nestor. In addition, various tips and advice will be given. This is a great webinar to watch for anyone without any experience using Bb Collaborate.

 Building Community in Hybrid Education

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Students and teachers alike widely report missing the relationships and learning that come with being part of a classroom community. In this webinar, three teachers from the UG discuss their tips, trick and ideas for fostering community in online courses.

 Building Community by "Humanizing" Online Courses

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What brings the most value to your courses (both online and face-to-face) is YOU and the relationships you develop with, and between, your students. This cannot be automated or replaced. Does online teaching have you feeling a bit like a radio broadcaster who is talking to an unknown audience? Are you missing the feeling of community and connection within your groups? This session will show you some easy strategies and tools that can help you “humanize” your online course design and facilitation to encourage more community building and conversation.

 Improving Presentation Design

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Gain some helpful advice for your presentation design. More than just ‘'looking nice’', good presentation design helps a crucial part of good teaching--effective communication.

 Creating your own Educational Videos

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Creating effective and reusable videos is not difficult. In this webinar, you will learn from the MOOC (massively-open online courses) specialists at the UG and discuss how to create short knowledge clips for your teaching. This can ultimately save you time while offering students relevant information quickly and effectively.

 Creating Structure for Students in a Hybrid Course

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How can you provide structure for your students when your course consists of both online and offline activities? In this webinar we will provide a structure for your course in Nestor that can help you with creating a clear hybrid course design that supports students' learning. Based on teacher and student experiences we have adjusted the original Nestor template for online education. Next to that we will discuss some best practices from teachers who have used the template.

 Online Differentiation

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Giving students choices in addition to varying your instructional methods is a key part of effective teaching. Watch this recording to get introduced to the concepts as well as practical ideas for implementing differentiation in your online course.

 Active Online Learning

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Once we have taken the first necessary steps towards online education, it becomes important to apply the right strategy so that student interaction and engagement will be increased during online education. This can be done in both synchronous (live) and asynchronous formats.

 Online Exams Part 1: Constructing your online exam

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In this first part of a two-part webinar on online exams, we will look in detail at the most recently updated procedures and features around setting up an online exam.

 Online Exams Part 2: Administering, grading, and reviewing your online exam

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After the first part on setting up an online exam, we now focus on the administrative part of your exam. We'll give you an overview of the different grading options in Nestor and how to organize an online review.

 Structuring your hybrid course

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 Structuring your online course

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During this session, we will demonstrate the structure for an online Nestor course, which can be helpful for instructors when considering best practices for online education. We will also discuss various online activities, which can help meet the course learning objectives.

 Showcase: structuring your online course

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Check out some examples and ideas for good course structure--an element student appreciate more than most other things in online education.

 Online feedback and assessment

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In this webinar, we will discuss various strategies and tools that allow you to effectively communicate with students and provide them with feedback. In addition, we will focus on formative testing in online education.

 Teaching examples: leading live online sessions

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This webinar gives a sample template, with good educational principles, for leading a live online session that you can recreate in any class.

 Teaching tutorials online

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In this webinar, we look at several examples of UG teachers who have taught small groups of students online. Learn how colleagues have designed their lessons and deployed certain tools.

 Sharing video in online teaching

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A common question from teachers is: How can I properly and effectively share video and multimedia with my students in my online teaching? In this session we will look at multiple options for (strategies for) sharing video with tools such as Nestor, Youtube, TED-ED, Collaborate, etc.

 Polleverywhere for interactive online teaching

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UG teachers have access to free, premium accounts for PollEverywhere, a tool that makes interaction accessible in online (and face-to-face) sessions. In this webinar, we will look beyond the well known multiple-choice and "word cloud" questions. We will discuss options such as competitions and clickable images.

 Q&A

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