Spring 2017 Training Schedule

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45min sessions starting Tuesday, March 14, 2017 through Friday, June 30, 2017


Online via Adobe Connect & Face-to-face in Newark
Location: RBHS, Dental School Building, Level B, Room 725


  1. Grading in Moodle: Pt 1. Grade Book Setup – How to set up your grade book, enter grades, import grades, export grades, and manage what students see.
  2. Grading in Moodle: Pt 2. Using Rubrics – How to give qualitative feedback using the Rubric tool and Marking Guide tool available in the Assignment Dropbox activity.
  3. Grading in Moodle: Pt 3. Assessing Discussions – Best practices for grading discussions and giving feedback to students about their participation.
  4. Quiz Setup & Management – How to build a quiz in Moodle, grade those essay questions, fix an incorrect question, re-grade your quiz and review the item analysis of responses.
  5. Groups & Team-Based Learning – Learn how to create groups and set up activities and resources for team-based learning.
  6. Conditional-Release & Completion Tracking – Learn how to use the “Restrict Access” and “Activity Tracking” features to release course content to students automatically, based on date/time or completion of your specified criteria, or simply generate reports of who completed what and when.
  7. Using the Moodle Assignment Tool – How to create a drop-box, for individual as well as group submissions, how to view submissions, and give feedback and grades.
  8. Building Exams with Respondus (PC only) – Use Respondus (PC only) to publish exams from a Word doc to your Moodle course.
  9. Intro to Lecture Capture with iSpring (PC only) – An introduction to recording narrations for your PowerPoint Lectures and integrating quiz questions using iSpring Suite.
  10. Intro to Kaltura – An introduction to using Kaltura for recording audio podcasts, screencasts, webcams, and narrated presentations; then publish to your Moodle course and review engagement analytics on who watched it when, how many times, and how much of it.
  11. In-Video Quizzes with Kaltura – Insert quiz questions into your Kaltura videos to help students assess their learning and comprehension of the content.
  12. Working with Discussion Forums – Learn about the different types of forums and tips for moderating discussions in your courses.
  13. Plagiarism Prevention with Turnitin – Help your students improve their writing skills and avoid plagiarism, using Turnitin to scan papers, presentations, and discussion posts.
  14. Accessibility Strategies – Learn how to make course content that is posted online accessible to all of your students.
  15. Peer Review Tools – An overview of tools in Moodle suitable for peer-review learning activities.


Topic Date Time Venue
Grading in Moodle: Pt1 – Grade Book Setup Tuesday, March 14, 2017 10:00 AM Online
Grading in Moodle: Pt2 – Using Rubrics Monday, March 20, 2017 3:00 PM Online
Grading in Moodle: Pt 3. Assessing Discussions Friday, March 24, 2017 11:00 AM Online
Quiz Setup & Management Thursday, March 30, 2017 12:00 PM Newark
Groups & Team-Based Learning Wednesday, April 5, 2017 10:15 AM Online
Conditional Release & Completion Tracking Monday, April 10, 2017 4:00 PM Online
Using the Assignment Tool Friday, April 21, 2017 11:30 AM Online
Building Exams with Respondus (PC Only) Tuesday, April 25, 2017 2:30 PM Newark
Intro to Lecture Capture with iSpring (PC Only) Monday, May 1, 2017 10:00 AM Online
Intro to Kaltura Friday, May 5, 2017 12:00 PM Newark
In-Video Quizzes with Kaltura Tuesday, May 10, 2017 4:30 PM Online
Working with Discussion Forums Wednesday, May 17, 2017 11:00 AM Online
Moodle Orientation (gear up for summer) Friday, June 9, 2017 11:00 AM Online
Accessibility Strategies Tuesday, June 13, 2017 2:00 PM Newark
Plagiarism Prevention with Turnitin Monday, June 19, 2017 3:30 PM Online
Peer Review Tools Friday, June 30, 2017 11:30 AM Online

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Please contact Sarah Ashley at 973-972-8238 (ude.sregtur.scodnull@asyelhsa) or Moodle Support at 973-972-8676, ude.sregtur.acnull@pleheldoom.