Instructional Design Newsletter – July 2016

Instructional Design Newsletter
2016 July

http://blogs.shu.edu/technology/category/newsletter

2016 July | Instructional Design Newsletter (pdf)

Upcoming CTC Workshops

 

New in Office365Office365_logo

Forms
Microsoft Forms is now available from within Office 365! To launch Microsoft Forms, log into PirateNet, select any of the Microsoft Office 365 apps, then select the Office 365 App Launcher (grid of nine squares in the upper left corner).

With Microsoft Forms, its easy to create and send a quick survey to students or colleagues. For additional information on Microsoft Forms, please see the following link:
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Create-a-survey-form-with-Microsoft-Forms-4ffb64cc-7d5d-402f-b82e-b1d49418fd9d?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

Planner
Microsoft Planner, a new tool that lets you organize projects, share files, assign tasks, track progress, and chat with group members within Office365!

To launch Microsoft Planner, log into PirateNet, select any of the Microsoft Office 365 apps, then select the Office 365 App Launcher (grid of nine squares in the upper left corner). For additional information on Microsoft Planner, please see the following link: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Get-started-quickly-with-Microsoft-Planner-4a9a13c6-3adf-4a60-a6fc-15c0b15e16fc?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

Sway
Microsoft Sway, a new digital storytelling app, is now available from within Office 365! To launch Microsoft Sway, log into PirateNet, select any of the Microsoft Office 365 apps, then select the Office 365 App Launcher (grid of nine squares in the upper left corner).
Sway’s can be shared via links or embedded within web pages. One unique feature of Sway is that it automatically adjusts to the size and format of the screen it is being viewed on (phone, tablet, laptop, …).

As an example of what is possible with Sway, please see the following
EXAMPLE: Climbing Mt. Rainier
https://sway.com/EHaCtt7G478J0eRD

 


 

Workshops and Special Events

Faculty Tech Byte SeriesTech-Bytes_150
The Faculty Tech Bytes Series will continue during the Fall 2016 semester, offering multiple face-to-face and webinar sessions each week.

Face to face sessions will occur each week on Monday’s 11am—12pm; Tuesday’s 12pm—1pm; and Thursday’s 3pm—4pm. Webinar sessions will occur each week on Wednesday’s 7pm—8pm; Thursday’s 12pm—1pm

A complete list of session descriptions and registration links is available at:
http://blogs.shu.edu/technology/2016/06/29/2016-fall-faculty-tech-bytes-series/
2016 Fall Faculty Tech Bytes Sessions:

Blackboard – Getting Started
Blackboard – Assignments / Plagiarism Check
Blackboard – Grade Center
Blackboard – Inline Grading
Blackboard – Discussion Boards
Blackboard – Collaborate
Conducting Effective Webinars
Course Redesign
Quality Matters, Blackboard, and Course Design
Competencies in Online Teaching created by Larry Ragan, Penn State
Engagement Strategies
Communication Strategies
Facilitating Group Work
The Inclusive Classroom
Open Educational Resources
Lecture Capture – Echo 360
Audience Response Systems (Top Hat)
DyKnow
3D Printing
Skype for Business (formerly Lync)
Using Social Media for Learning
Data Management
Final Grades

 

 


 

Instructional Design Team

 

Danielle Mirliss, Ed.D.
Director for Instructional Design and Computer Training, TLT Center
(973) 313-6021
Danielle.Mirliss@shu.edu
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Renee M. Cicchino, M.A.
Senior Instructional Designer
(973) 313-6249
Renee.Cicchino@shu.edu
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  • Online Course Development Project Manager
  • Special Projects
  • School of Diplomacy
  • University Library

 

Amy Phillips, M.Ed.
Learning Systems Manager
(973) 275-2933
Amy.Phillips@shu.edu
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  • Blackboard Support

 

Bill Otskey
Computer Training Services, Manager
(973) 275-2161
William.Otskey@shu.edu

 

Shayle Adrian, M.S., M.Ed. 
Instructional Designer
(973) 313-6189
Shayle.Adrian@shu.edu
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  • Department of Psychology
  • Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
  • College of Communication & The Arts
  • School of Health & Medical Sciences

 

Veronica Armour, M.A.T.
Instructional Designer
(973) 275-2930
Veronica.Armour@shu.edu
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  • College of Education & Human Services
  • Department of English
  • Freshman Studies
  • Department of Criminal Justice
  • Language, Literature & Culture

 

Heidi Trotta, M.A., Ed.M.
Instructional Designer
(973) 275-2882
Heidi.Trotta@shu.edu
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  • College of Nursing
  • Department of Political Science & Public Affairs
  • Department of History
  • Department of Philosophy
  • School of Theology
  • Department of Religion

 

Riad Twal, Ed.S.
Instructional Designer
(973) 313-6043
Riad.Twal@shu.edu
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  • Department of Biology
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Math & Computer Science
  • Stillman School of Business

 


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