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August 2020

USM Quality Matters APPQMR Virtual Workshop via Cisco Webex

August 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Online Event
Free

This is a virtual APPQMR Workshop hosted via Cisco Webex. The University of Southern Mississippi Office of Online Learning is hosting the Applying the Quality Matters Rubric workshop for Southern Miss faculty. Space is limited. Learn the underlying principles behind the QM Rubric and the critical elements of the QM quality assurance process. Learn about drafting helpful recommendations as you apply the Rubric to an actual course. Applying the Quality Matters Rubric – Virtual Workshop 30 minute break for lunch…

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Editing Closed Captioning (CC) Transcripts

August 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Online Event
Free

There are three different video platforms that create Closed Captioning (CC) transcripts for videos: Cisco Webex, Microsoft Stream, and Yuja.  The accuracy of these products are between 75-90% depending on the quality of the audio in the video, the speech patterns of people in the video, and any background noise included in the recording.  In order to be ADA compliant, the CC transcripts may require some editing. This workshop walks you through how to do this. This session is led…

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USM Quality Matters APPQMR Virtual Workshop via Cisco Webex

August 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Online Event
Free

This is a virtual APPQMR Workshop hosted via Cisco Webex. The University of Southern Mississippi Office of Online Learning is hosting the Applying the Quality Matters Rubric workshop for Southern Miss faculty. Space is limited. Learn the underlying principles behind the QM Rubric and the critical elements of the QM quality assurance process. Learn about drafting helpful recommendations as you apply the Rubric to an actual course. Applying the Quality Matters Rubric – Virtual Workshop 30 minute break for lunch…

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Advanced Yuja

August 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Online Event
Free

For those who already know the basics of Yuja (how to login, create a video, and share it to Canvas), this workshop discusses features that are beyond the scope of the casual user.  These features include:  Yuja Quizzes (or quizzes embedded into a video) Video analytics Video editing Deleting/Recovering videos If you have not already used Yuja, or been through the Yuja Basics training, this session will not make sense to you.  Please attend Yuja Basics before attending Advanced Yuja.…

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USM Quality Matters APPQMR Virtual Workshop via Cisco Webex

August 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Online Event
Free

This is a virtual APPQMR Workshop hosted via Cisco Webex. The University of Southern Mississippi Office of Online Learning is hosting the Applying the Quality Matters Rubric workshop for Southern Miss faculty. Space is limited. Learn the underlying principles behind the QM Rubric and the critical elements of the QM quality assurance process. Learn about drafting helpful recommendations as you apply the Rubric to an actual course. Applying the Quality Matters Rubric – Virtual Workshop 30 minute break for lunch…

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Live Online Classes w/ Webex & Teams

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online Event
Free

This workshop will offer detailed overviews of Cisco Webex and Microsoft Teams, how they are incorporated into Canvas, and how they may be used to hold live classes within an online environment. This session is led by Mark Ferguson and will be conducted virtually through Microsoft Teams. Links to the meeting will be sent to all attendees 1 weeks before the start of the event, with a reminder the day before the event. These reminders are set by the Eventbrite…

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Advanced Assignments, Quizzes, & Gradebook

August 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Online Event
Free

The workshop will build on the basics of building assignments, quizzes, and the gradebook. Topics covered include:   How to create, edit, and grade TurnItin assignments How to create student presentation assignments How to use Rubrics w/ Assignments How to moderate a quiz How to access the quiz log and quiz statistics How to create category/group weights in the gradebook How to use the grade posting policy (i.e., the new mute/unmute) This session is led by Mark Ferguson and will be…

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Space Saving Strategies for Online Courses

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Online Event
Free

Every Canvas course has a finite amount of space: 1 GB (or 1000 MB).  This is not a lot of space considering any files you upload into your course takes up space, any files you import into your course takes up space, and any file students submit as part of an assignment takes up space.  This workshop shows you how you can use other cloud based software to help alleviate these space problems. This session is led by Mark Ferguson…

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Yuja & Stream Basics

August 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Online Event
Free

Yuja and Microsoft Stream are video storage and streaming platforms faculty and students at USM have access to.  This workshop walks attendees through how to access and use these platforms, and how to bring video from them into a Canvas course. This session is led by Mark Ferguson and will be conducted virtually through Microsoft Teams. Links to the meeting will be sent to all attendees 1 weeks before the start of the event, with a reminder the day before…

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Editing Closed Captioning (CC) Transcripts

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online Event
Free

There are three different video platforms that create Closed Captioning (CC) transcripts for videos: Cisco Webex, Microsoft Stream, and Yuja.  The accuracy of these products are between 75-90% depending on the quality of the audio in the video, the speech patterns of people in the video, and any background noise included in the recording.  In order to be ADA compliant, the CC transcripts may require some editing. This workshop walks you through how to do this. This session is led…

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