WebAccess Training for Spring Semester 2014

Location for all sessions is CIETL (9-154).

Please RSVP to Jane Rice at 650-306-3101 or ricej@smccd.edu .

Check this site for additions and changes to the workshop schedule:  http://www.canadacollege.edu/distanceeducation/trainingresources.php

Monday, March 24, 2014 – 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm 

 — Introduction to WebAccess for New Users

This workshop assumes no prior experience with WebAccess (Moodle). It covers: logging in, setting up your course homepage, managing your profile, uploading images and other files, sending email to students.
(Please bring one or more files to upload and, if possible, a digital photo of yourself.)

 

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 – 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

 — Introduction to WebAccess for New Users

This workshop assumes no prior experience with WebAccess (Moodle). It covers: logging in, setting up your course homepage, managing your profile, uploading images and other files, sending email to students.
(Please bring one or more files to upload and, if possible, a digital photo of yourself.)

 

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 – 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

 — Gathering Feedback from Students

Don’t wait until the end of the semester to ask students about their learning experience. You can use tools in WebAccess (Choice, Feedback, Survey, Questionnaire) to find out what learning activities students find most helpful and whether there are parts of your class you can clarify or modify to further their success. This workshop will focus primarily on using the Feedback activity to survey your students.

 

Thursday, April 10, 2014 – 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm 

 — Setting Up the Gradebook in WebAccess

The WebAccess gradebook allows students to check their progress in your for your online, hybrid, or face-to-face class at any time and to view feedback you’ve provided. This workshop covers how to set up the  gradebook according to your grading practices ; how to handle special conditions, such as excused grades, extra credit, dropping the lowest of several grades, etc.; and how to export your gradebook to Excel at the end of the semester.

 

Monday, April 14, 2014 – 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm 

 — Setting Up the Gradebook in WebAccess

The WebAccess gradebook allows students to check their progress in your for your online, hybrid, or face-to-face class at any time and to view feedback you’ve provided. This workshop covers how to set up the  gradebook according to your grading practices ; how to handle special conditions, such as excused grades, extra credit, dropping the lowest of several grades, etc.; and how to export your gradebook to Excel at the end of the semester.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 – 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

 — Creating Quizzes in WebAccess

WebAccess Quizzes can be used in a variety ways (as exams to assess learning, as self-test for students to assess their own learning or practice for other tests) and questions can have many forms (multiple-choice, essay, short-answer, etc.). This workshop will cover:  creating or importing a question bank, setting up a quiz activity, providing feedback, and managing quiz settings, including special conditions for individual students.

(Please bring some quiz questions.)

 

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 – 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm 

 — Creating Quizzes in WebAccess

WebAccess Quizzes can be used in a variety ways (as exams to assess learning, as self-test for students to assess their own learning or practice for other tests) and questions can have many forms (multiple-choice, essay, short-answer, etc.). This workshop will cover:  creating or importing a question bank, setting up a quiz activity, providing feedback, and managing quiz settings, including special conditions for individual students.

(Please bring some quiz questions.)

 

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 – 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm 

 — Introduction to WebAccess for New Users

This workshop assumes no prior experience with WebAccess (Moodle). It covers: logging in, setting up your course homepage, managing your profile, uploading images and other files, sending email to students.
(Please bring one or more files to upload and, if possible, a digital photo of yourself.)

 

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 – 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm 

 — Transferring your WebAccess Course to Your Summer or Fall Semester Course Shell

Backing up and restoring your current course shell to use as a basis for a future course.

 

Thursday, May 15, 2014 – 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm 

 — Transferring your WebAccess Course to Your Summer or Fall Semester Course Shell

Backing up and restoring your current course shell to use as a basis for a future course.

 

If you’re interested in WebAccess or training, but can’t attend any of these sessions, please contact Jane Rice at 650-306-3101 or ricej@smccd.edu

 

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