Technology Support and Teaching Tips for Instuctors

Faculty Support
Adding Graphic Alerts to a Moodle Course
This document provides directions and code to add alerts, a graphic element used across the internet to call attention to important information, to a Moodle course.
Faculty Support
Adding Faculty Contact Information Boxes to Moodle

This document provides the HTML code and explains how to add “contact information” design elements to a Moodle course.

Faculty Support
Horizontal Design Elements in Moodle

This document will provide the directions and HTML code to create a variety of horizontal design elements in Moodle

Faculty Support
Adding Color Headers to a Moodle Label or Page

This document provides the instructions and code to add a “color header” design feature to a Moodle Label.

Faculty Support
SpeedGeek 2022: Hypothesis, Flip, and Google Docs

Learn how faculty at UMW are using Hypothesis, Flip, and Google Docs in their classes.

Faculty Support
SpeedGeek 2022: Remind and Zoom Accommodations

Dr. Debbie Seacrest shares how they use Remind to faciliate communications with students and make Zoom accessible for all participants. You can access the PowerPoint used in this presentation here.

Faculty Support
SMARTBoard Quick Start Guide

This document provides the absolute basics for using the classroom SMARTBoards at UMW.

Faculty Support
Smartboard Basics

This workshop, presented by Dr. Debbie Seacrest, covers how to get started using classroom SMARTBoards at UMW. If you wish to access the slidedeck used in the presentation, if can be found on the eLearning SharePoint site.

Faculty Support
Unconventional Uses of Zoom: Enhancing In-Person Classes

Dr. Debbie Seacrest shares their universal design tips in using Zoom to enhance face-to-face class meetings. The slide deck that accompanies this presentation is available through SharePoint.

Faculty Support
Creating H5P Content

H5P is an open source, “no code” application that allows instructors to create a variety of interactive learning objects. This document will explain how to get started.

Faculty Support
Using Groups

Teachers can create groups in Moodle to facilitate student collaboration in an online environment. This document describes how faculty can set activities to only be available for certains groups as well as sort submissions by group.

Faculty Support
Creating and Editing Groups in Moodle

Teachers can create groups in Moodle to facilitate student collaboration in an online environment. This document provides information about the different group modes and how to create then edit groups.

Faculty Support
Evidence-Based Practice: Good Online Course Design

This short asynchronous workshop covers priniciples of good online course design. Completing the workshop should take approximately 30 minutes.

Faculty Support
Evidence-Based Practice: Good Online Teaching

This short asynchronous workshop covers applying best practices in undergraduate education to online courses. Completing the workshop should take approximately 30 minutes.

Faculty Support
Video: Teaching with Google Forms

UMW Business and Technology Faculty Kevin Engellant shares how he uses Google forms in his classes. Recorded in June 2020.

Faculty Support
Video: COVID Disruption and Higher Education

In this webinar, UMW Business Faculty Christian Glide discusses how the COVID disruption impacted higher education, what it’s like to teach in an online block, and online learning in general. Recorded in June 2020.

Faculty Support
Webinar: Portfolio-Based Assessment

UMW Education Faculty Katrina Kennett discusses portfolio-based assessment principles and the benefits to students. Recorded in July 2020.

Faculty Support
Article: 10 Ways to Use Hypothes.is Socal Annotation

This document discusses 10 methods for using the Hypothes.is tool to create social annotations with students. Provided as part of the August 2020 webinar for UMW faculty.

Faculty Support
Slidedeck: Using the Hypothes.is Social Annotation Tool

Brain Comeau’s slidedeck provided as part of his webinar on Hypothes.is for the UMW faculty in August 2020.

Faculty Support
Video: Using the Hypothes.is Social Annotation Tool

Ryan Comeau of Hypothes.is demonstrates how to create social annotation activities and assignments for UMW classes. Recorded in August 2020.

Faculty Support
Video: Using Remind.com for Student Communication

UMW Mathematics Faculty Debbie Seacrest shares how they uses Remind.com to keep in touch with students. Recorded in Fall of 2020 as part of UMW’s Faculty Conference.

Faculty Support
Video: Speechify and Moodle Tips

UMW English Faculty Bethany Blankenship shares how she customizes her Moodle site and uses Speechify to increase accessibility. Recorded in Fall of 2020 as part of UMW’s Faculty Conference.

Faculty Support
Video: A Student-Friendly Syllabus

UMW English Faculty Jed Berry share some of the ways that he makes his syllabus and course design more student friendly. Recorded in Fall of 2020 as part of UMW’s Faculty Conference.

Faculty Support
Video: Tips for Teaching Synchronously Online, Part 1

UMW Faculty share ideas and tips for teaching in an online, synchronous environment. Recorded in Fall of 2020 as part of UMW’s Faculty Conference.

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