Workshops

January 2017 Workshops and Events

Registration: https://etna.it.umass.edu/public/workshops. When you get to this registration page, click on “Winter 2017 Workshops” above the calendar. If you are asked to create an account, remember to register for the workshop after that! Lecture Capture Information Session (Echo 360) Tuesday, Jan. 10, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Registration: https://etna.it.umass.edu/public/workshops Please join us for a discussion of the new, next-generation…

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August 2016 Workshops and Events

To register, please visit:  https://etna.it.umass.edu/public/workshops When you get to this registration page, click on “August and September 2016 Workshops” above the calendar. If you are asked to create an account, remember to register for the workshop after that!   Echo360 Lecture Capture Information and Q&A Session Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Please join…

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July 2016 Digital Brown Bags

Bring a lunch, join the conversation! This July, we’re getting together over lunch to talk about technology and innovative learning and teaching practices at UMass Amherst. We invite anyone interested in these topics to join us for a series of brown bag lunches. Bring your lunch, your curiosity, your opinions, and any great stories you can share about these topics. If you…

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March 2016 Moodle News and Events

Moodle Course Requests for Summer & Fall 2016 Moodle course request for Summer and Fall 2016 opens in SPIRE on Monday, April 4. For detailed instructions on requesting a Moodle course please see: How to Request a Moodle Course in SPIRE. Reminder: How to Reuse a Previous Moodle Course When course requests get underway, the Instructional…

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Digital Brown Bag Event Series

Bring a lunch, join the conversation, shape the future Every other week, we get together over lunch and talk about innovative learning and teaching practices at UMass Amherst. We invite anyone interested in these topics to join us for a series of brown bag lunches. Bring your lunch, your curiosity, your opinions, and any great stories you can share about these…

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Moodle News November 2015

The last day of classes for Fall 2015 is Friday, Dec. 11, and final exams are on the horizon. We have some important Moodle grading and end-of-semester information for you, including: Get help with Grading in Moodle You must approve your course grades in SPIRE before midnight on Monday, Dec. 28. The instructional Media Lab will be…

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December 2015 – January 2016 Workshops

Please join us for our December 2015 – January 2016 workshops, or contact us for one-on-one appointments to learn about a variety of topics, such as: UMass Amherst IT Faculty Support Open House Instructional Innovation at UMass Amherst Presentation Design Lecture Capture Information Session (Echo360) Managing Student Video Projects User Group Photosharing: Teaching and Learning…

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Moodle News and August 2015 Workshops

Moodle Upgrade On Tuesday June 30, 2015 UMass Amherst upgraded Moodle to version 2.8. This upgrade continues to make Moodle more usable and efficient. The Moodle team at UMass Amherst is especially excited to see that many of the modifications we previously added to our Moodle Gradebook have been incorporated into the official release of…

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Summer 2015 Workshops

Please join us for our Summer 2015 workshops, or contact us for one-on-one appointments to learn about a variety of topics, including: Building a New Moodle Course Intro to Video Editing: Final Cut Pro X Intro to Video Editing: Adobe Premiere Pro Screencasting with Camtasia (Mac) “IT Under the Trees”: Instagram Screencasting with Camtasia (Windows)…

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Winter 2015 Workshops

We hope your Fall ’14 semester was a good one! Please join us for our winter 2015 workshops, or contact us for one-on-one appointments to learn about a variety of topics, including: Building Your New Moodle Course Use Apple TV to Untether Your Teaching Build Your Own iOS Apps (Without Coding!) Final Cut X –…

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Fall 2014 Workshops & Events

We hope your semester is off to a great start! This fall our workshops focus on screencasting and video technology, but we are available to assist you with learning other new technologies. Please join us for our Fall 2014 workshops, or contact us for one-on-one appointments to learn about a variety of topics, including: Screencasting…

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